Principal Investigator

 

Dr. Jie Zheng

 

Postdoctoral Fellows

 

Dr. Jinbin Liu

 

Dr. Mengxiao Yu

 

Graduate Students

 

Ms. Shasha Sun

 

Mr. Rodrigo Vinluan

 

Ms. Jing Xu

 

Undergraduate Students

 

Mr. Sishan Chen

 

Mr. Giovanni Contello

 

Mr. Andrew Dean

 

Mr. Xuhui Ning

 

Former Group Members

 

Dr. Shengyang Yang (Postdoc)

Dr. Jing Yu (Postdoc)

Dr. Zhanghua Zeng (Postdoc)

Dr. Liang Zhao (Postdoc)

 

Ms. Jennifer Chilek (Graduate)

Dr. Chen Zhou (Graduate)

 

Ms. Sheby Alexander (Undergraduate)

Mr. Chris Alameddin (Undergraduate)

Mr. Michael Anyirah (Undergraduate)

Ms. Julia Hankins (Undergraduate)

Ms. Grace Kong (Undergraduate)

Mr. Husain Mogri (Undergraduate)

Mr. Ali Mozayan (Undergraduate)

 

Ms. Chelsea Carson (High School)

Ms. Karen Chen (High School)

Ms. Clare Jensen (High School)

Ms. Rebecca John (High School)

Ms. Amy Xia (High School)

Mr. Robert Yao (High School)

  

Mengxiao Yu

 

Postdoctoral Fellow

 

 

Office: NSERL 2.440

 

E-mail: mxy091000@utdallas.edu

 

Mailing Address:

 

BE26, The University of Texas at Dallas, 800 W Campbell Rd. Richardson, TX 75080

 
 

Education Background

 

Ph.D. Laboratory of Advanced Materials, Fudan University, Shanghai, China, 2009.

 

B.S.  Department of Chemistry, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China, 2004.

Research Area

 

Intracellular Labeling and Drug Delivery.

 

Honors and Awards

 

Best Poster in Biomaterials and Tissue, UT Metroplex Day, 2010.

 

Selected Publications

 

1.  M.X. Yu, C. Zhou, J. Liu, J. D. Hankins, J. Zheng, “Luminscent Gold Nanoparticles with pH De-pendent Membrane Adsorption”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 133, 11014-11017 (2011).

 

2.  M.X. Yu, F.Y. Li, Z.G. Chen, H. Hu, C. Zhan, H. Yang, C.H. Huang, “Laser Scanning Up-conversion Luminescence Microscopy for Imaging Cells Labeled with Rare-earth Nanophospors”, Anal. Chem., 81, 930–935 (2009).

 

3. M.X. Yu, M. Shi, Z.G. Chen, F.Y. Li, X.X. Li, Y.H. Gao, J. Xu, H. Yang, Z.G. Zhou, T. Yi, C.H. Huang, “Highly Sensitive and Fast Responsive Fluorescence Turn-on Chemodosimeter for Cu2+ and its Application in Live Cell Imaging”, Chem. Eur. J., 14, 68926900 (2008).

 

4. M.X. Yu, Q. Zhao, L.X. Shi, F.Y. Li, Z.G. Zhou, H. Yang, T. Yi, C.H. Huang, Cationic Iridium(III) Complexes for Phosphorescence Staining in the Cytoplasm of Living Cells”, Chem. Comm., 2115–2117 (2008).

 

5. J.B. Liu, M.X. Yu, C. Zhou, S. Yang, X. Ning, J. Zheng, “Passive Tumor Targeting of Renal Clearable Luminescent Gold Nanoparticles: Long Tumor Retention and Fast Normal Tissue Clearance”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 135, 4978-4981 (2013).

 

6. C.Y. Li, M.X. Yu, Y. Sun, Y.Q. Wu, C.H. Huang, F.Y. Li, “A Nonemissive Iridium(III) Complex That Specifically Lights-Up the Nuclei of Living Cells”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 133, 11231-11239 (2011).

 

7. Y. Sun, M.X. Yu, S. Liang, Y.J. Zhang, C. G. Li, T.T. Mou, W.J. Yang, X.Z. Zhang, B.A. Li, C.H. Huang, F.Y. Li, “Fluorine-18 labeled rare-earth nanoparticles for positron emission tomography (PET) imaging of sentinel lymph node”, Biomaterials 32, 2999-3007 (2011).

 

8. J. Zhou, M.X. Yu, Y. Sun, X.Z. Zhang, X.J. Zhu, Z.H. Wu, D.M. Wu, F.Y. Li*. “Fluorine-18-labeled Gd3+/Yb3+/Er3+ co-doped NaYF4 nanophosphors for multimodality PET/MR/UCL imaging”, Biomaterials 32, 1148-1156 (2011).

 

9. Q. Zhao, M.X. Yu, L.X. Shi, S.J. Liu, C.Y. Li, M. Shi, Z.G. Zhou, C.H. Huang, F.Y. Li, “Cationic Iridium(III) Complexes with Tunable Emission Color as Phosphorescent Dyes for Live Cell Imaging”, Organometallics 29 1085-1091 (2010).

 

10. M. Zhang, M.X. Yu, F.Y. Li, M.W. Zhu, M.Y. Li, Y.H. Gao, L. Li, Z.Q. Liu, J.P. Zhang, D.Q. Zhang, T. Yi, C.H. Huang, A Highly Selective Fluorescence Turn-on Sensor for Cysteine/Homocysteine and its Application in Bioimaging”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 129, 10322–10323 (2007).

[Contact us]

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Tel: 972-883-5768 (Dr. Zheng), 972-883-5769 (Lab)