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Personal Profile

Qi Xu joined the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in 2004 as a Research Associate in the Chemical Sciences team. His research focuses on nanobiotechnology. His main research interest is array quantum dots (QDs) on cellulose using cellulose binding modules (CBMs) and investigating their possible application pathways in energy transferring and biomaterials. His research also includes the QDs' communication and the interaction of protein and oligopeptide with QDs. His earlier research work involved construction of bacterial cellulosome system, novel CBM investigation, and plant phosphate transportor gene cloning. He has published 20 papers. 

Professional Experience

Postdoctoral Researcher, Tel Aviv University, Israel, 2000–2004

International Fellow, IACR-Rothamsted, UK, 1999–2000

Visiting Scientist, State Key Lab of Plant Cell and Chromosome Engineering, Institute of Genetics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 1998–1999

Education/Academic Qualification

Bachelor, Biochemistry, Rice University

PhD, Cytogenetics, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences


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