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Dr Xiaolin Cui (Steven)

Steven Cui Postdoctoral Fellow

BE (China), ME (Adelaide), PhD (Adelaide)

Email steven.cui@otago.ac.nz

Dr Cui recently joined the CReATE group as a postdoc after completion of his PhD from the University of Adelaide in the field of biomaterials for tissue engineering and regenerative medicine.

He has experience in polymer synthesis, tissue culture, anticancer drug screening, drug and gene delivery and stem cell therapy.

Research interests

Steven's research interests include: tissue engineering, biomaterial, regeneration medicine, cancer cell, biomedical engineering, life science and polymer engineering.

Appointments

  • 2016 Visiting researcher, South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute
  • 2015-2016 Visiting scholar, North Carolina State University
  • 2012 Research assistant, The University of Adelaide
  • 2009 Project Engineer, China National Petroleum Corporation

Awards

The University of Adelaide divisional scholarship

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Publications

Hartanto, Y., Zargar, M., Cui, X., Jin, B., & Dai, S. (2019). Non-ionic copolymer microgels as high-performance draw materials for forward osmosis desalination. Journal of Membrane Science, 572, 480-488. doi: 10.1016/j.memsci.2018.11.042

Alcala-Orozco, C. R., Mutreja, I., Cui, X., Hooper, G. J., Lim, K. S., & Woodfield, T. B. F. (2019, April). Strontium-based nanocomposite bioink for 3D bioprinting of high shape-fidelity osteoconductive scaffolds. Poster session presented at the Australasian Society for Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering (ASBTE) Early Career Researcher Workshop, Sydney, Australia.

Atienza Roca, P., Cui, X., Hooper, G. J., Woodfield, T. B. F., Lim, K. S., & Khang, G. (2018). Growth factor delivery systems for tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. In H. J. Chun, C. H. Park & I. K. Kwon (Eds.), Advances in experimental medicine and biology: (Vol. 1078) Cutting-edge enabling technologies for regenerative medicine. (pp. 245-269). Singapore: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-981-13-0950-2_13

Hartanto, Y., Jin, B., Cui, X., & Dai, S. (2018). Emerging applications of stimuli-responsive microgels in water treatment process. In W.-F. Lai (Ed.), Microgels: Synthesis, properties and applications. (pp. 229-255). New York, NY: Nova Science.

Cui, X., Hartanto, Y., Wu, C., Bi, J., Dai, S., & Zhang, H. (2018). Tuning microenvironment for multicellular spheroid formation in thermo-responsive anionic microgel scaffolds. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1002/jbma.36479

Chapter in Book - Research

Atienza Roca, P., Cui, X., Hooper, G. J., Woodfield, T. B. F., Lim, K. S., & Khang, G. (2018). Growth factor delivery systems for tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. In H. J. Chun, C. H. Park & I. K. Kwon (Eds.), Advances in experimental medicine and biology: (Vol. 1078) Cutting-edge enabling technologies for regenerative medicine. (pp. 245-269). Singapore: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-981-13-0950-2_13

Hartanto, Y., Jin, B., Cui, X., & Dai, S. (2018). Emerging applications of stimuli-responsive microgels in water treatment process. In W.-F. Lai (Ed.), Microgels: Synthesis, properties and applications. (pp. 229-255). New York, NY: Nova Science.

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Journal - Research Article

Hartanto, Y., Zargar, M., Cui, X., Jin, B., & Dai, S. (2019). Non-ionic copolymer microgels as high-performance draw materials for forward osmosis desalination. Journal of Membrane Science, 572, 480-488. doi: 10.1016/j.memsci.2018.11.042

Cui, X., Hartanto, Y., Wu, C., Bi, J., Dai, S., & Zhang, H. (2018). Tuning microenvironment for multicellular spheroid formation in thermo-responsive anionic microgel scaffolds. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1002/jbma.36479

Cui, X., Tang, J., Hartanto, Y., Zhang, J., Bi, J., Dai, S., … Zhang, H. (2018). NIPAM-based microgel microenvironment regulates the therapeutic function of cardiac stromal cells. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1021/acsami.8b09757

Guo, J., Tang, J., Cui, X., Zhang, L., Zhang, H., Cao, C., … Zhang, J. (2018). Elevated red cell distribution width is associated with poor clinical outcomes in non-ischemic dilated cardiomyopathy. International Journal of Clinical & Experimental Medicine, 11(8), 8102-8109.

Asaduzzman, M., Cui, X., Zhang, H., & Young, F. (2018). Three dimensional in vitro culture of murine secondary follicles in a defined synthetic matrix. Journal of Biomaterials & Nanobiotechnology, 9(3), 244-262. doi: 10.4236/jbnb.2018.93014

Tang, J., Cui, X., Caranasos, T. G., Hensley, M. T., Vandergriff, A. C., Hartanto, Y., … Cheng, K. (2017). Heart repair using nanogel-encapsulated human cardiac stem cells in mice and pigs with myocardial infarction. ACS Nano, 11(10), 9738-9749. doi: 10.1021/acsnano.7b01008

Hartanto, Y., Zargar, M., Cui, X., Shen, Y., Jin, B., & Dai, S. (2016). Thermoresponsive cationic copolymer microgels as high performance draw agents in forward osmosis desalination. Journal of Membrane Science, 518, 273-281. doi: 10.1016/j.memsci.2016.07.018

Yan, L., Cui, X., Harada, T., Lincoln, S. F., Dai, S., & Kee, T. W. (2016). Generation of fluorescent and stable conjugated polymer nanoparticles with hydrophobically modified poly(acrylate)s. Macromolecules, 49(22), 8530-8539. doi: 10.1021/acs.macromol.6b02002

Liu, Y., Wang, Z.-J., Li, L., Cui, X., Chu, J., Zhang, S.-L., & Zhuang, Y.-P. (2016). On-line monitoring of the aggregate size distribution of Carthamus tinctorius L. cells with multi-frequency capacitance measurements. RSC Advances, 6(92), 89764-89769. doi: 10.1039/c6ra13527g

Cui, X., Dini, S., Dai, S., Bi, J., Binder, B. J., Green, J. E. F., & Zhang, H. (2016). A mechanistic study on tumour spheroid formation in thermosensitive hydrogels: Experiments and mathematical modelling. RSC Advances, 6(77), 73282-73291. doi: 10.1039/C6RA11699J

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Journal - Research Other

Tang, J.-N., Cores, J., Huang, K., Cui, X.-L., Luo, L., Zhang, J.-Y., … Cheng, K. (2018). Concise review: Is cardiac cell therapy dead? Embarrassing trial outcomes and new directions for the future. Stem Cells Translational Medicine, 7(4), 354-359. doi: 10.1002/sctm.17-0196

Cui, X., Hartanto, Y., & Zhang, H. (2017). Advances in multicellular spheroids formation. Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 14(127), 20160877. doi: 10.1098/rsif.2016.0877

Cui, X., Liu, Y., Hartanto, Y., Bi, J., Dai, S., & Zhang, H. (2016). Multicellular spheroids formation and recovery in microfluidics-generated thermoresponsive microgel droplets. Colloid & Interface Science Communications, 14, 4-7. doi: 10.1016/j.colcom.2016.09.001

Zhang, H., Cui, X., Bi, J., Dai, S., & Ye, H. (2015). Single-cell analysis for bioprocessing. Engineering in Life Sciences, 15(6), 582-592. doi: 10.1002/elsc.201400155

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Conference Contribution - Poster Presentation (not in published proceedings)

Alcala-Orozco, C. R., Mutreja, I., Cui, X., Hooper, G. J., Lim, K. S., & Woodfield, T. B. F. (2019, April). Strontium-based nanocomposite bioink for 3D bioprinting of high shape-fidelity osteoconductive scaffolds. Poster session presented at the Australasian Society for Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering (ASBTE) Early Career Researcher Workshop, Sydney, Australia.

Tang, J., Cui, X., Hensley, M., Vandergriff, A., Cores, J., Allen, T., … Cheng, K. (2016, October). A regenerative bio-minipump created by cardiac stem cells encapsulated in thermo-sensitive microgel. Poster session presented at the Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, USA.

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Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Cui, X., Tang, J., Bi, J., Dai, S., Cheng, K., & Zhang, H. (2018, June). The impact of hydrogel microenvironment on multicellular spheroids formation and function. Verbal presentation at the Biotechnology Bring Bright Future: The Post-Doctoral Academic Symposium, Shanghai, China.

Cui, X., Durham, M., Li, J., Aldrich, E., Lim, K., & Woodfield, T. (2018, December). Improving chondrogenesis of equine umbilical cord blood-mesenchymal stem cell in three-dimensional hydrogel by synergistic control of chemical and mechanical cues. Verbal presentation at the 41st Scientific Meeting of the Matrix Biology Society of Australia and New Zealand, Auckland, New Zealand.

Cui, S. (2017, November). Impact of the scaffold microenvironment on multicellular spheroid formation and function. Verbal presentation at the Workshop on Biomaterials for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicines, Adelaide, Australia.

Asaduzzaman, M., Kennedy, D., Cui, X., Zhang, H., & Young, F. (2016, September). Culturing mouse ovarian follicles in 3D culture matrix. Verbal presentation at the Fertility Society of Australia (FSA) Annual Conference, Perth, Australia.

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Awarded Doctoral Degree

Cui, X. (2017). Thermoresponsive microgels for multicellular spheroids formation (PhD). University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia.

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