Xiaoxia Xia

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  • Email: xiaoxiaxia@sjtu.edu.cn
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  • Dr. Xia received her PhD in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering from KAIST. Her current research focuses on developing synthetic biology tools and creating microbial hosts for the design and sustainable production of advanced protein-based functional materials.

Selected Publications

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    Huang SC, Zhu YJ, Huang XY, Xia XX*, Qian ZG*. Programmable adhesion and morphing of protein hydrogels for underwater robots. Nat Commun, 2024, 15: 195.

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    Qian ZG, Huang SC, Xia XX*. Synthetic protein condensates for cellular and metabolic engineering. Nat. Chem. Biol., 2022, 18: 1330-1340.

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    Wei SP†, Qian ZG†, Hu CF†, Pan F, Chen MT, Lee SY, Xia XX*. Formation and functionalization of membraneless compartments in Escherichia coli. Nat Chem Biol, 2020, 16(10):1143-1148. 

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    Qin N, Qian ZG, Zhou C, Xia XX*, Tao TH*. 3D electron-beam writing at sub-15 nm resolution using spider silk as a resist. Nat Commun 2021, 12: 5133.

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    Chen MT†, Hu CF†, Huang HB, Qian ZG*, Xia XX*. Spatially directed biosynthesis of quantum dots via spidroin templating in Escherichia coli. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2022, 61: e202214177.

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    Jin Q†, Pan F†, Hu CF, Lee SY, Xia XX*, Qian ZG*. Secretory production of spider silk proteins in metabolically engineered Corynebacterium glutamicum for spinning into tough fibers. Metab Eng, 2022, 70: 102-114.

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    Fang Z, Zhu YJ, Qian ZG*, Xia XX*. Designer protein compartments for microbial metabolic engineering. Curr. Opin. Biotechnol. 2024, 85:103062.

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    Song WW†, Qian ZG†, Liu H, Chen HF, Kaplan DL, Xia XX*. On-demand regulation of dual thermosensitive protein hydrogels. ACS Macro Lett 2021, 10(4):395-400.

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    Jiang J†, Zhang S†, Qian Z, Qin N, Song W, Sun L, Zhou Z, Shi Z, Chen L, Li X, Mao Y, Kaplan DL, Gilbert Corder SN, Chen X, Liu M, Omenetto FG, Xia XX*, Tao TH*. Protein bricks: 2D and 3D bio-nanostructures with shape and function on demand. Adv Mater, 2018, 1705919. (Selected as inside back cover).

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    Xia XX†, Qian ZG†, Ki CS, Park YH, Kaplan DL, Lee SY*. Native-sized recombinant spider silk protein produced in metabolically engineered Escherichia coli results in a strong fiber. PNAS 2010, 107 (32): 14059-14063.