Xin Shen

Personal photo - Xin Shen

Xin Shen

Doctoral Student at the

Rex Richards Building, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3QU

Education Background

2011-2012 MRes in Biomedical Research Program, Imperial College London

2007-2011 BSc in Biotechnology, Nanjing University, P. R. China

Research Background

04/2012-09/2012 “Investigation of statistical power for 1H NMR Spectral biomarkers in metabonomics”

10/2011~03/2012 “Identification of selective inhibitors for the LRH-1 nuclear receptor implicated in breast cancer”

01/2011~06/2011: “Using Aptamer AS1411 to Enhance Targeting Effects of Nanoparticle Drug Delivery System”


  • Programming: Matlab, Microsoft Visual Basic
  • Lab Skills: Tissue culture, transformation (E. coli), Mammalian cell based two-hybrid techniques, Reporter gene assay, Cytotoxic assay, in vivo experiments on mice, PCR, Western blotting, bioinformatics data process


  • Reading, traveling, music, swimming etc.




  • J. Wu1; C. Song1; C. Jiang2; X. Shen3; Q. Qiao4; Y. Hu5. Nucleolin Targeting AS1411 Modified Protein Nanoparticle for Antitumor Drugs Delivery. Molecular Pharmaceutics (May 2013)

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