Exploring new method to increase the efficiency of cardiac myocytes reprogramming using nanoparticles.

University of Wyoming, Wyoming, USA

PhD in Chemical Engineering

Huazhong Agriculture University, China

MS in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Hebei Normal University, China

BS in Biotechnology 

Key Publications

Xia, B., Jiang, Z., Debroy, D., Li, D., & Oakey, J. (2017). Cytocompatible cell encapsulation via hydrogel photopolymerization in microfluidic emulsion droplets. Biomicrofluidics11(4), 044102.

Xia, B., Krutkramelis, K., & Oakey, J. (2016). Oxygen-Purged Microfluidic Device to Enhance Cell Viability in Photopolymerized PEG Hydrogel Microparticles. Biomacromolecules17(7), 2459-2465.

Reece, A., Xia, B., Jiang, Z., Noren, B., McBride, R., & Oakey, J. (2016). Microfluidic techniques for high throughput single cell analysis. Current opinion in biotechnology40, 90-96.

Jiang, Z., Xia, B., McBride, R., & Oakey, J. (2017). A microfluidic-based cell encapsulation platform to achieve high long-term cell viability in photopolymerized PEGNB hydrogel microspheres. Journal of Materials Chemistry B5(1), 173-180.

Krutkramelis, K., Xia, B., & Oakey, J. (2016). Monodisperse polyethylene glycol diacrylate hydrogel microsphere formation by oxygen-controlled photopolymerization in a microfluidic device. Lab on a Chip16(8), 1457-1465.