Jianghong Rao Lab In the Departments of Radiology and Chemistry

Min Chen, Ph.D.

Min Chen, Ph.D.

Min’s research in Dr. Rao’s group deals with the application of smart imaging probes for disease diagnosis.

Education and Professional Training:

Ph.D. in Chemical Biology 2015
Institute of Biomedical Science, FuDan University, China
Supervisor: Dr. Fuyou Li
Thesis Title: "Novel small-molecule luminescent probes for organelle specific imaging applications”

M.S. in Inorganic Chemistry 2012
Laboratory of Advanced Materials, FuDan University, China
Advisor: Dr. Fuyou Li

B.E. in Biological Science 2009
School of Life Science, Southwest University, China

Recent Publications:

1.  Min Chen, Yongquan Wu, Yi Liu, Huiran Yang, Qiang Zhao, Fuyou Li*. A phosphorescent iridium(III) solvent complex for multiplex assays of cell death. Biomaterials, 2014, 35(30), 8748-8755.
2. Min Chen, Zhen Lei, Chunyan Li, Quanming Wang*, Fuyou Li*. A  phosphorescent silver(I)-gold(I) cluster complex that specifically lights up the nucleolus of living cells with time-gated function. Biomaterials, 2013, 34(17), 4284-4295.
4.  Xuelian Xin, Min Chen, Yubo Ai, Fenglei Yang, Xiuling Li*, Fuyou Li*. Aggregation-induced emissive copper(I) complexes for living cell imaging. Inorg. Chem., 2014, 53(6), 2922-2931.
3.  Yi Liu, Min Chen, Tianye Cao, Yun Sun, Chunyan Li, Qian Liu, Tianshe Yang, Liming Yao, Wei Feng, Fuyou Li*. A cyanine-modified nanosystem for in vivo upconversion luminescence bioimaging of methylmercury. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2013, 135(26), 9869-9876.
5.  Ao Xia, Min Chen, Yuan Gao, Dongmei Wu, Wei Feng*, and Fuyou Li*, Gd3+ complex-modified NaLuF4-based upconversion nanophosphors for trimodality imaging of NIR-to-NIR upconversion luminescence, X-Ray computed tomography and magnetic resonance. Biomaterials, 2012, 33(21), 5394-5405.
6. Qian Liu, Min Chen, Yun Sun, Tianshe Yang, Yuan Gao, Xianzhong Zhang, and Fuyou Li*. Multifunctional rare-earth self-assembled nanosystem for tri-modal upconversion luminescence/fluorescence/positron emission tomography imaging. Biomaterials, 2011, 32(32), 8243-8253.
7. Lingzhi Zhao, Juanjuan Peng, Min Chen, Yi Liu, Liming Yao, Wei Feng*, Fuyou Li*. Yolk–shell upconversion nanocomposites for LRET sensing of cysteine/homocysteine. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2014, 6(14), 11190-11197.
8.  Xingjun Zhu, Jing Zhou, Min Chen, Mei Shi*, Wei Feng, and Fuyou Li*. Core–shell Fe3O4@NaLuF4:Yb,Er/Tm nanostructure for MRI, CT and upconversion luminescence tri-modality imaging. Biomaterials, 2012, 33(18), 4618-4627.
9. Jing Zhou, Xingjun Zhu, Min Chen, Yun Sun, Fuyou Li*. Water-stable NaLuF4-based upconversion nanophosphors with long-term validity for multimodal lymphatic imaging. Biomaterials, 2012, 33(26), 6201-6210.
10. Xianmei Zou, Yi Liu, Xingjun Zhu, Min Chen, Liming Yao, Wei Feng, Fuyou Li*, An Nd3+-sensitized upconversion nanophosphor modified with a cyanine dye for the ratiometric upconversion luminescence bioimaging of hypochlorite. Nanoscale, 2015, 7(9), 4105-4113.
11. Lingzhi Zhao, Juanjuan Peng, Qi Huang, Chunyan Li, Min Chen, Yun Sun, Qiuning Lin, Wei Feng, Linyong Zhu*, Fuyou Li*, Near-infrared photoregulated drug release in living tumor tissue via yolk-shell upconversion nanocages. Adv. Funct. Mater., 2014, 24(3), 363-371.
12. Yuhao Li, Yongquan Wu, Jin Chang, Min Chen, Rui Liu*, Fuyou Li*, A bioprobe based on aggregation induced emission (AIE) for cell membrane tracking. Chem. Commun., 2013, 49(96), 11335-11337.

13. Hong Yang, Liang Ding, Lu An, Zheyuan Xiang, Min Chen, Jing Zhou, Fuyou Li*, Dongmei Wu, Shiping Yang*. A d-f heteronuclear complex for dual-mode phosphorescence and magnetic resonance imaging. Biomaterials, 2012, 33(33), 8591-8599.

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