Guochun Liao, PhD, MS, MBA
Senior Advisor, Rare Diseases
Guochun Liao serves as an advisor to NuProbe. He was co-founder and former CEO of IDbyDNA, which was acquired by Illumina in June 2022. He has 20+ years of experience in leading and managing multi-discipline teams in large pharmaceutical and small biotechnology startup companies, and some of his early work was featured on the cover of the Journal of Science and Genome Research. Before founding IDbyDNA, Guochun was the Vice President of Bioinformatics at Centrillion Biosciences and the Head of Computational Genomics and Research Biostatistics at Roche. During this time, he also served as a consulting professor at Stanford University School of Medicine. Guochun holds a bachelor’s degree in Biophysics from the University of Science and Technology of China. He earned a master’s degree in Computer Science (AI), a PhD in Genetics, and an MBA degree at the University of California, Berkeley. Guochun is also a member of the Alumni Council of Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business.