Gavin Pan

Law Clerk

Office: +1 (703) 995-9887

Mobile: +1 (732) 325-5436


1765 Greensboro Station Place, Suite 900
McLean, VA 22102 

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J.D. (expected 2020), The George Washington University Law School
Ph.D., Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Neuroscience
M.S., Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Biostatistics
B.S., Tsinghua University, Biological Science and Technology


Dr. Guohui (Gavin) Pan’s knowledge and experience encompasses a variety of disciplines, including biotechnology, organic chemistry and clinical trial. 

Gavin studied the molecular mechanism of learning and memory in animals when he was an undergraduate student at Tsinghua University, and published his first scientific paper as a co-first author. Gavin obtained his Ph.D. degree at Rutgers University, under the supervision of a Howard Hughes Medical Institute scholar. His doctoral thesis focused on signaling pathways coordinating cell growth and organ differentiation. Gavin also obtained a concurrent M.S. degree in scientific and clinical data analysis. Prior to pursuing a career in law, Gavin engaged in multiple clinical trials, studying biomarkers for concussion and traumatic brain injury, risk factors for osteoarthritis and cardiovascular disease, and intervention for obese. Gavin has co-authored several scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals.

Before joining Bayes, Gavin served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Irma S. Raker at the Court of Appeals of Maryland. Gavin is fluent in English and Mandarin Chinese.

Industrial Focuses

Gavin has developed solid technical expertise through his academic training and research experience, in the following technology areas:

  • Molecular biology

  • Biochemistry

  • Organic chemistry

  • Biomarkers for diagnostics

  • Clinical trial and risk factors of disease

Selected Publications

Eaton CB, Hartman SJ, Perzanowski E, Pan G, Roberts MB, Risica PM, Gans KM, Jakicic JM, Marcus BH. a Randomized Clinical Trial of a Tailored Lifestyle Intervention for Obese, Sedentary, Primary Care Patients. Annals of Family Medicine. 2016 Jul;14(4):311-9.


Pan G, Feng Y, Ambegaonkar AA, Sun G, Huff M, Rauskolb C, Irvine KD. Signal transduction by the Fat cytoplasmic domain. Development. 2013 Feb;140(4):831-42.


Ambegaonkar AA, Pan G, Mani M, Feng Y, Irvine KD. Propagation of Dachsous-Fat Planar Cell Polarity. Current Biology 22, 1302-1308.


Rauskolb C, Pan G, Reddy BV, Oh H, Irvine KD. Zyxin Links Fat Signaling to the Hippo Pathway. PLoS biology 9, e1000624.


Qian M, Pan G, Sun L, Feng C, Xie Z, Tully T, Zhong Y. Receptor-like tyrosine phosphatase PTP10D is required for long-term memory in Drosophila. The Journal of Neuroscience. 2007 Apr 18; 27 (16): 4396-402.