Yun Zeng

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Male   Xi'an Jiaotong University   With Certificate of Graduation for Doctorate Study   Associate professor  


Dr. Yun Zeng received his Ph.D. degree in Biomedical Engineering from Xi'an Jiaotong University in 2016, and was a postdoctoral research fellow in Department of Chemistry, Missouri University of Science & Technology from 2016-2017. Now he is an associate professor in School of Life Science & Technology, Xidian University, and his research topics focus on nanobiotechnology for manufacturing novel micro/nano-platforms used in disease biomedical imaging and molecule recognition for precision therapy. He acted as a PI to carry out the projects such as the National Natural Science Foundation of China, the Natural Science Basic Research Plan in Shaanxi Province of China, the Open Funding Project of National Key Laboratory, and the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities, etc, and published many papers in famous journals such as Adv. Sci., Biomaterials, Small, Chem. Eng. J., Nano Res., ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, J. Mater. Chem. B, Langmuir, Nanotechnology, Explorationetc. He also teaches the undergraduate courses "Protein & Enzyme Engineering", "Fermentation Engineering", a fundamental experiment course "Biochemistry Experiments" in School of Life Science & Technology, a common elective course "Energy, Information, Quantum: Human Civilization" in Xidian university, and a postgraduate elective course "Protein Engineering", "Biomaterials & Tissue Engineering" in graduate school.

Education Background

2011.9 2016.6

  • Xi'an Jiaotong University
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Doctoral Degree
  • Postgraduate (Doctoral)
  • School of Life Science and Technology

2007.9 2011.7

  • Xi'an Jiaotong University
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering
  • Undergraduate
  • School of Life Science and Technology

Work Experience

2018.3 Now
  • Xidian Univerisity
  • School of Life Science and Technology
  • Lecturer, Associate Professor
2016.9 2017.10
  • Missouri University of Science and Technology
  • Department of Chemistry
  • Postdoc Research Fellow

Social Affiliations

  • Member: Chinese Society of Biomedical Engineering, Chinese Society for Biomaterials, Biophysical Society of China, Chinese Chemical Society

  • Journal Referee: ACS Nano, J. Nanobiotechnology, ACS Appl. Nano Mater., Arab. J. Chem., Nanotechnology,Inorg. Nano-Met. Chem., PLoS One, Microstructures, Curr. Pharm. Des., Cancer Drug Resist., etc.

  • 2024 Exploration, Youth Editorial Board;2024-2025 View, Youth Editorial Board; 2024-2025 Western China Quality Education, Editorial Board; 2024- Scientific Reports, Editor

Research Focus

  • Optical, photoacoustic, and MR probes for biomedical imaging
  • Novel biomaterials, micro/nano carriers-molecules delivery, diseases diagnosis and therapy
  • Macromolecular self-assembly, DNA nanobiotechnology

Research Group

Group of Biomedicine and Imaging