Professor Xiaoliang Sunney Xie
Sunney 2011
Post:

Harvard University

 

Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology

12 Oxford Street

Cambridge, MA 02138

 

Phone:

(617) 496-9925

Fax:

(617) 496-8709

eMail:

xie@chemistry.harvard.edu

URL: http://bernstein.harvard.edu

 

 

   
Education

1990

Ph.D. Chemistry, University of California - San Diego with Professor John D. Simon

1984

B.S. Chemistry, Peking University, Beijing, P. R. China
Professional Appointments

2009 -

Mallinckrodt Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard University, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
2009-
Cheung Kong Visiting Professor, Peking University, Biodynamic Optical Imaging Center

1999 - 2008

Professor of Chemistry, Harvard University, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
1992 - 1998
Senior Research Scientist to Chief Scientist, Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

1990 - 1992

Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Chicago with Professor Graham R. Fleming
Honors
2014 Fellow of Optical Society of America
2014 Humboldt Fellowship, Germany
2013 NIH Director's Pioneer Award Recipient
2013 Ellis R. Lippincott Award, Optical Society of America and Society for Applied Spectroscopy
2012 Harrison Howe Award, Rochester Section of American Chemical Society
2012 Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology
2012 Biophysical Society Founders Award
2011
Elected to the National Academy of Sciences
2010
Honorary Fellow of the Chinese Chemical Society
2009
2008
Fellow of the American Physical Society
2008
2008
Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
2007
2006
Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
2006
Fellow of Biophysical Society

2004

2003

Raymond and Beverly Sackler Prize in the Physical Sciences, Israel

2003

Co-recipient of Hoopes Prize for Joe Markson's Outstanding Harvard undergraduate thesis

1996

Coblentz Award, Coblentz Society
Named Lectureships
2014 Russell Marker Lecture, Pennsylvania State University
2014 Andrew Albrecht Lecture, Cornell University
2013 Karl Friedrich Bonhoeffer Lecture, Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen, Germany
2013 Honorary Professorship for Bingzhi Forum, Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
2013 Chongqing Lecture, Chongqing University, Chongqing, China
2012 Xingda Lecture, College of Chemistry, Peking University
2012 Leica Scientific Forum, Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka, Japan
2012 Harkins Lecture, University of Chicago
2012 Edward Mack, Jr. Memorial Award Lecture, Ohio State University
2011
Fassel Lecture in Analytical Chemistry, Iowa State University
2011
Purves Lecture, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
2011
Guthikonda Memorial Lecture, Columbia University
2011
H. Willard Davis Lecture in Chemistry, University of South Carolina, Columbia
2010
Dolan Pritchett Memorial Lecture, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
2009
Einstein Professorship of the Chinese Academy of Sciences
2008
Lawrence Bragg Lecture, Cambridge University, Cavendish Laboratory, UK
2008
Mueller Lecture, Purdue University, West Lafayette
2008
Gordon Lecture, University of Washington, Seattle
2008
Leica Scientific Forum UK, Cambridge, Liverpool, Oxford, London
2008
Francis Clifford Phillips Lecture, University of Pittsburgh
2007
Joseph Coleman Memorial Lecture, Yale University, New Haven
2007
Davidson Lecture, University of Kansas, Lawrence
2007
Noyes Distinguished Lecture, University of Texas at Austin
2007
Georges Smets Chair, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Université catholique de Louvain
2007
Chan Lecture, University of California, Berkeley
2007
Dow Lecture, University of British Columbia
2007
Powell Lecture, University of Richmond
2006
Marker Lecture, Pennsylvania State University
2006
Wang Ying-lai Memorial Lecture, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston
2005
Meyerhof Lecture, Max Planck Institute for Medical Research, Heidelberg

2005

PC Cross Lecture, University of Washington

2004

Nieuwland Lecture, University of Notre Dame

2003

Clarence Karcher Lecture, University of Oklahoma

2002

Noyes Distinguished Lecture, University of Rochester

2001

William Pyle Philips Distinguished Lecture, Haverford College
Recent Research Interests

Single molecule spectroscopy

Single molecule enzymology

Molecular interactions, conformational dynamics, and underlying mechanisms of macromolecule machines

Gene expression in living cells
Nonlinear optical imaging and biomedical applications

Single cell genomics

 
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