Dr. Xin Xiong

Research interests   

  • Biomaterials for medical and biotechnological approaches, in particular collagen-based biomaterials for regenerative medicine and enzyme immobilization
  • Functional characterization using physical-chemical and biological methods
  • Practical experience in molecular biology with cloning, expression in bacteria, fungi and mammalian cells, PCR, RT-PCR.
  • Physical methods: AFM, Raman spectroscopy, DSC, IR.

Curriculum vitae

Since 2017 group leader biofunctionalized surfaces

Since Oct. 2014 Deputy Group Leader, Group Biomaterials, NMI; Focus: Biotechnology and Surface Characterization:

Since Sept. 2012 Project leader Biomaterials Group

Since April 2011 Scientist Biomaterials Group at the NMI

2009 - 2011 Scientist at the Institute for Experimental Internal Medicine, University Hospital Magdeburg, focus NF-kB signaling

2008 - 2009 Scientist at the Institute of Technical Biochemistry (Group Biocatalysis), University of Stuttgart, focus on mutagenesis and enzyme expression.

2005 - 2008 PhD at the Fraunhofer IGB & Biological Institute of the University of Stuttgart: New insights into Structure and Function of Type I Collagen

2004 - 2004 Diploma thesis at Fraunhofer IGB: Functional characterization of Tsa1p in Candida albicans

2002 - 2004 Studied technical biology at the University of Stuttgart

1996 - 2000 Study of Bioprocess Engineering at Huaqiao University, China

Prices. 10.2005 First Hugo violinist Prize

10.2005 First Hugo Violinist Prize

01.2005-07.2008 Scholarship of Peter and Traudl Engelhorn Foundation

10.2008 BP-Young Scientists & Students Award at the 13th International Biotechnology Symposium and Exhibition


Dr. Xin Xiong

Group Leader Biofunctionalized Surfaces
T +49 (0)7121 51530-413
F +49 (0)7121 51530-62


  • Influence of Molybdenum Back Contact on the PID Effect for Cu(In,Ga)Se2 Solar Cells
    Salomon O, Hempel W, Kiowski O, Lotter E, Witte W, Ferati A, Schneikart A, Kaune G, Schäffler R, Becker M, Schröppel B, Vidal Lorbada R, Mücke D and Walter T
    Coatings 2019, 9(12), 794; https://doi.org/10.3390/coatings9120794
  • Balancing Purification and Ultrastructure of Naturally Derived Bone Blocks for Bone Regeneration: Report of the Purification Effort of Two Bone Blocks
    Barbeck M, Jung O, Xiong X, Krastev R, Korzinskas T, Najman S, Radenković M, Wegner N, Knyazeva M, Walther F
    Materials 2019, 12(19), 3234
  • Periorbital Reconstruction by “Periorbital Patch” Technique Using a Pericardium-Based Collagen Membrane and Titanium Mesh
    Tanaskovic N, Trajkovski B, Perić Kačarević Ž, Rider PM, Houshmand A, Xiong X, Jung O, Barbeck M
    Materials 2019, 12(15), 2343
  • Polyelectrolyte Coatings for Surface Modification of Medical Implants
    Krastev R, Rudt A, Xiong X, Hartmann H
    Current Directions in Biomedical Engineering. 2018; 4(1): 217-220. DOI: 10.1515/cdbme-2018-0053
  • Veredeln statt verbrennen
    Xiong X, Schmid R
    Nachrichten aus der Chemie. 2016; 64(7-8): 758-760.
  • China: mehr pflanzliche Arzneien
    Xiong X, Schmid R
    Nachrichten aus der Chemie: 2016 May; 64(5): 524-526.
  • Design of intelligent chitosan/heparin hollow microcapsules for drug delivery
    Sun L, Xiong X, Zou Q, Ouyang P, Burkhardt C, Krastev R
    Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 2017 Feb 5;134(5), 44425.