Linxiao Yang (Dipl. Phys)

Linxiao Yang (Dipl. Phys. KIT)

PhD candidate KIT


Thematic Priorities

  • Micro-chip design & bio-applications
  • Biomaterial research
  • Microscopy



  1. Microwave-assisted rapid synthesis of luminescent gold nanoclusters for sensing Hg2+ in living cells using fluorescence imaging. Shang, L.X. Yang, F. Stockmar, R. Popescu, V. Trouillet, M. Bruns, D. Gerthsen, G.U. Nienhaus, Nanoscale, 2012, 4: 4155-4160.
  2. Mechanistic aspects of fluorescent gold nanocluster internalization by live HeLa cells. Linxiao Yang, Li Shang and G. Ulrich Nienhaus,Nanoscale, 2013, 5: 1537-1543.
  3. Nanoparticles Interacting with Proteins and Cells: A Systematic Study of Protein Surface Charge Effects. Shang, L., Yang, L., Seiter, J., Heinle, M., Brenner-Weiss, G., Gerthsen, D., & Nienhaus, G. U. Advanced materials interfaces, 2014, 1: 1300079.
  4. Localization and dynamics of glucocorticoid receptor at the plasma membrane of activated mast cells. Emmanuel Oppong, Per Niklas Hedde, Sylwia Sekula-Neuner, Linxiao Yang, Falko Brinkmann, René M. Dörlich, Michael Hirtz, Harald Fuchs, Gerd Ulrich Nienhaus and Andrew C. B. Cato. Small, 2014, 10: 1991–1998
  5. Nanoparticle interactions with live cells: Quantitative fluorescence microscopy of nanoparticle size effects. Li Shang, Karin Nienhaus, Xiue Jiang, Linxiao Yang, Katharina Landfester, Volker Mailänder, Thomas Simmet and G. Ulrich Nienhaus. Beilstein J. Nanotechnol, 2014, 5: 2388–2397
  6. In Situ Monitoring of the Intracellular Stability of Nanoparticles by Using Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging. Li Shang , Linxiao Yang , Haixia Wang , and Gerd Ulrich Nienhaus. Small, 2016, 12: 868–873.
  7. Development of Bag-1L as a therapeutic target in androgen receptor-dependent prostate cancer. Laura Cato, et al., (including Linxiao Yang), eLife, 2017, 6:e27159.