Ji-Xin Cheng

Label-free In Vivo Spectroscopic Imaging for Biology, Medicine and Materials Science


Upcoming 5th spectroscopic imaging workshop July 9-10 2015. For details please visit www.conf.purdue.edu/spectro


Representative Publications:

Shuhua Yue, Junjie Li, Seung-Young Lee, Hyeon Jeong Lee, Tian Shao, Bing Song, Liang Cheng, Timothy A. Masterson, Xiaoqi Liu, Timothy L. Ratliff, Ji-Xin Cheng*, Cholesteryl ester accumulation induced by PTEN loss and PI3K/AKT activation underlies human prostate cancer aggressiveness. Cell Metabolism, 2014 March, 18: 393-406. PMID: 24606897, highlighted by Nature & Cancer Discovery. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1550413114000254

Pu Wang, Mikhail N. Slipchenko, James Mitchell, Chen Yang, Eric O. Potma, Xianfan Xu, Ji-Xin Cheng*, “Far-field imaging of non-fluorescent species with sub-diffraction resolution”, Nature Photonics, 2013, 7(6): 449-453, DOI:10.1038/NPHOTON.2013.97. http://www.nature.com/nphoton/journal/v7/n6/full/nphoton.2013.97.html

Ling Tong, Yuxiang Liu, Bridget D. Dolash, Yookyung Jung, Mikhail N. Slipchenko, Donald E. Bergstrom, Ji-Xin Cheng*, "Label-free Imaging of Semiconducting and Metallic Carbon Nanotubes in cells and mice Using Transient Absorption Microscopy", Nature Nanotechnology, 2012 January, 7: 56-61. http://www.nature.com/nnano/journal/v7/n1/full/nnano.2011.210.html


Mar 2015: Ji-Xin Cheng was selected as the 2015 winner of the Craver Award of the Coblentz Society. Congratulations! 

Dec 2014: Cheng and coworkers received a 3-year, 1 million award frrom Keck Foundation to develop vibrational spectroscopic imaging tools for single cell analysis. Congratulations!

Dec 2014:  Hyeon Jeong Lee et al.'s work "Assessing Cholesterol Storage in Live Cells and C. elegans by Stimulated Raman Scattering Imaging of Phenyl-Diyne Cholesterol"  has been accepted by Scientific Reports (Nature Publishing Group) and is in press now. Congratulations!

Dec 2014: Chien-Sheng Liao et al.'s work "Microsecond Scale Vibrational Spectroscopic Imaging by Multiplex Stimulated Raman Scattering Microscopy" has been accepted by Light: Science & Applications (Nature Publishing Group) and is in press now. Congratulations!

Dec 2014: Hyeon Jeong Lee received PULSe travel award! Congratulations!

Nov 2014: Pu Wang's work "High-speed Intravascular Photoacoustic Imaging of Lipid-laden Atherosclerotic Plaque Enabled by a 2-kHz Barium Nitrite Raman Laser" is highlighted on Biomedical Picture Of The Day (BPoD) website, which aims to engage everyone, young and old, in the wonders of Biomedicine. Please see more on BPoD webpage: http://bpod.mrc.ac.uk/archive/2014/11/18, Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BPoD.mrc, Twitter: https://twitter.com/BPoD_mrc, and Tumblr: http://bpod-mrc.tumblr.com/.

Nov 2014: Ji-Xin Cheng is named Chang-Jiang Professor by Chinese Ministor of Education. 

Oct 2014: Ji-Xin Cheng is appointed to be Scientific Director of Label-free Imaging at Purdue's Discovery Park.

Aug 2014: Congratulations to Pu Wang, Delong Zhang, Steve Lee who received their PhD degrees.

March 2014: Ji-Xin Cheng becomes a Fellow of AIMBE (American Institute of Medicine and Biological Engineering)