Chen Zhou

Education Background

Ph.D. Department of Chemistry, The University of Texas at Dallas, 2008-2013.

B.S.  College of Pharmacy, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China, 2007.

Research Area

Luminescent Metal Nanoparticles, Cancer Imaging and Biosensing.

Honors and Awards

ACS Division of Inorganic Chemistry Travel Award, American Chemical Society, 2013.

Julia Williams Van Ness Merit Scholarship, University of Texas at Dallas, 2013.

Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-financed Students Abroad, 2012.

Outstanding Poster Award Podium Presentation, UT Metroplex Day, 2012.

Ph.D Research Small Grants Program, University of Texas at Dallas, 2011.

2nd Place Graduate Student Presentation, 43rd ACS “Meeting in Miniature”, 2010.

Best Poster in Nanomedicine and Drug Delivery, UT Metroplex Day, 2010.

Selected Publications

  1. S. Yang, S. Sun,C. Zhou, G. Hao, J. Liu, S. Ramezani, M. Yu, X. Sun, and J. Zheng. “Renal Clearance and Degradation of Glutathione-Coated Copper Nanoparticles”,Bioconjugate Chemistry, 2015, DOI: 10.1021/acs.bioconjchem.5b00003.
  2. C. Zhou, S. Yang, J. Liu, M. Yu, and J. Zheng, “Luminescent Gold Nanoparticles: A New Class of Nanoprobes for Biomedical Imaging”,Exp. Bio. Med., 2013, accepted.
  3. C. Zhou, G. Hao, T. Patrick, J. Liu, M. Yu, S. Sun, O. Oz, X. Sun, and J. Zheng, “Near Infrared Emitting Radioactive Gold Nanoparticles with Molecular Pharmacokinetics”,Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.,2012, 51(40): 10118-10122.
  4. C. Zhou, J. Yu, Y. Qin, J. Zheng, “Grain Size Effects in Polycrystalline Gold Nanoparticles”,Nanoscale, 2012, 4(14): 4228-4233.
  5. M. Yu,C. Zhou, J. Liu, J. D. Hankins, J. Zheng, “Luminscent Gold Nanoparticles with pH De-pendent Membrane Adsorption”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2011, 133(29): 11014-11017. ( Equal contribution)
  6. C. Zhou, M. Long, Y. Qin, X. Sun, J. Zheng, “Luminescent Gold Nanoparticles with Efficient Renal Clearance”,Angew. Chem. Int. Ed, 2011, 50(14): 3168-3172.
  7. C. Zhou, C. Sun, M. Yu, Y. Qin, J. Wang, M. Kim, J. Zheng, “Luminescent Gold Nanoparticles with Mixed Valence States Generated from Dissociation of Polymeric Au (I) Thiolate”,J. Phys. Chem. C,2010, 114(17): 7727-7732.
  8. J. Liu, M. Yu, C. Zhou, S. Yang, X. Ning, and J. Zheng, “Passive Tumor Targeting of Renal Clearable Luminescent Gold Nanoparticles: Long Tumor Retention and Fast Normal Tissue Clearance”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2013, 135(13): 4978-4981.
  9. S. Yang,C. Zhou, J. Liu, M. Yu, J. Zheng, “One-step Interfacial Synthesis and Assembly of Fluorescent Ultrathin Au@Silica Membrane”,Adv. Mater., 2012, 24(24):3218-3222.
  10. J. Zheng,C. Zhou, M. Yu, J. Liu, “Different Sized Luminescent Gold Nanoparticles”, Nanoscale,2012, 4(14), 4073-4083.
  11. 1A. Rahy,C. Zhou, J. Zheng, S. Y. Park, K. Moon, I. Jang, S. J. Cho, D. J. Yang, “Photo-luminescent Carbon Nanoparticles Produced by Confined Combustion of Aromatic Compounds”, Carbon, 2012, 50(3): 1298-1302.