Dr. Xin Xiong

Areas of activity

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.

Stages of career

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

Dr. Xin Xiong
T +49 (0)7121 51530-413


  • The Use of Collagen-based Materials in Bone Tissue Engineering
    Lu Fan, Yanru Ren, Steffen Emmert, Ivica Vučković, Sven Najman, Reinhard Schnettler, Mike Barbeck, Katja Schenke-Layland, Xin Xiong
    Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2023, 24(4), 3744; https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms24043744
  • Barrier Membranes for Guided Bone Regeneration (GBR): A Focus on Recent Advances in Collagen Membranes
    Ren, Y.; Fan, L.; Alkildani, S.; Liu, L.; Emmert, S.; Najman, S.; Rimashevskiy, D.; Schnettler, R.; Jung, O.; Xiong, X.; et al.
    International Journal of Molecular Sciences 2022, 23, 14987. doi: https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms232314987
  • China’s environmental solutions
    Schmid Rolf, Xiong Xin
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00253-022-12340-z
  • Biotech in China 2021, at the beginning of the 14th five-year period ("145")
    Schmid R D , Xiong X
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2021 May 3;1-15. doi: 10.1007/s00253-021-11317-8
  • Biotech in China 2021, at the beginning of the 14th five-year period ("145")
    Rolf D Schmid , Xin Xiong
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2021 May 3;1-15. doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00253-021-11317-8
  • Biofilm-inspired adhesive and antibacterial hydrogel with tough tissue integration performance for sealing hemostasis and wound healing
    Han W, Zhou B, Yang K, Xiong X, Luan S, Wang Y, Xu Z, Lei P, Luo Z, Gao J, Zhan Y, Chen G, Liang L, Wang R, Li S and Xu H
    Bioactive Materials, 5(4), 768-778, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bioactmat.2020.05.008
  • Systematic Investigation of Polyurethane Biomaterial Surface Roughness on Human Immune Responses in vitro
    Segan S, Jakobi M, Khokhani P, Klimosch S, Billing F, Schneider M, Martin D, Metzger U, Biesemeier A, Xiong X, Mukherjee A, Steuer H, Keller B-M, Joos T, Schmolz M, Rothbauer U, Hartmann H, Burkhardt C, Lorenz G ,Schneiderhan-Marra N, and Shipp C
    BioMed Research International, 2020, https://doi.org/10.1155/2020/3481549
  • Immobilized bacteria with pH-response hydrogel for self-healing
    Miaomiao Gao, Jia Guo, Hui Cao, Huqun Wang, Xin Xiong, Rumen Krastev, Kaili Nie, Haijun Xu, Luo Liu
    Journal of Environmental Management. 2020 Vol. 261: 110225
  • Degradation, Bone Regeneration and Tissue Response of an Innovative Volume Stable Magnesium-Supported GBR/GTR Barrier Membrane
    Mike Barbeck, Lennart Kühnel, Frank Witte, Jens Pissarek, Clarissa Precht, Xin Xiong, Rumen Krastev, Nils Wegner, Frank Walther, Ole Jung
    International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2020 Vol. 21(9): 3098
  • 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
  • Comparison of Material-mediated Bone Regeneration Capacities of Sintered and Non-sintered Xenogeneic Bone Substitutes via 2D and 3D Data
    Eleni Kapogianni, Mike Barbeck, Ole Jung, Aylin Arslan, Lennart Kuhnel, Xin Xiong, Rumen Krastev, Reinhard Friedrich, Reinhard Schnettler, Tim Fienitz, Daniel Rothamel
    2019 Nov-Dec; 33(6): 2169–2180
  • 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.