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Nancy Xu

  • Nancy Xu
  • Professor
  • Chemistry & Biochemistry
  • 215 Alfriend Chemistry Bldg
  • Norfolk, VA 23529
  • 757-683-5698
  • xhxu@odu.edu
  • Web Page
  • Education

    Ames Lab /US-DOE Iowa State University, 1998
    Degree: Post-doctoral Fellow
    The University of Texas, 1995
    Degree: Post-doctoral Fellow
    University Of Mississippi, 1992
    Major: Chemistry
    Degree: Ph. D.
    Xiamen University, 1989
    Major: Physical Chemistry
    Degree: M.S.
    Xiamen University, 1985
    Major: Physical Chemistry
    Degree: B.S.
  • Expertise

    Biology
    Bioanalytical / Biochemistry / Biophysics / Clinical Chemistry / Bionanotechnology / Bionanomaterial
    Biotechnology
    Bioanalytical / Biochemistry / Biophysics / Clinical Chemistry / Bionanotechnology / Bionanomaterial
    Chemistry
    Bioanalytical / Biochemistry / Biophysics / Clinical Chemistry / Bionanotechnology / Bionanomaterial
    Nanotechnology
    Bioanalytical / Biochemistry / Biophysics / Clinical Chemistry / Bionanotechnology / Bionanomaterial
    Physics
    Bioanalytical / Biochemistry / Biophysics / Clinical Chemistry / Bionanotechnology / Bionanomaterial
    Real-time imaging
    Bioanalytical / Biochemistry / Biophysics / Clinical Chemistry / Bionanotechnology / Bionanomaterial
  • 2010: 2010 ODU Faculty Research Achievement Award, Old Dominion University
  • 2009: 2009 Distinguished Research Award of College of Sciences at ODU, Old Dominion University
  • 2008: 2008 Nanotech Briefs Nano 50 Trademark Innovator Award, Nanotech Briefs
  • 2007: 2007 Nanotech Briefs Nano 50 Trademark Awards in Technology, Nanotech Briefs
  • 2007: Student-selected Most Inspiring Faculty Member, College of Sciences, ODU, Old Dominion University
  • 2005: Student-selected Most Inspiring Faculty Member, College of Sciences, ODU, Old Dominion University
  • 2005: Student-selected seminar speaker (one per year), University of illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    Nanoassay for Real-time Molecular Probing ABC Transporter
    Sponsoring Organization: NIH (3 R01 GM076440-01S1)
    Date: October, 2009 - September, 2012
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Xu, X. N.
    Nanoassay for Real-time Molecular Probing ABC Transporter
    Sponsoring Organization: NIH (R01 GM0764401)
    Date: May, 2006 - May, 2011
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Xu, X. N.
    NIRT: Design of Biocompatible Nanoparticles for Probing Living Cellular Functions and Their Potential Environmental Impacts
    Sponsoring Organization: NSF / NIRT, supported by Division of Bioengingeering & Environmental Systems (BES) at NSF
    Date: June 01, 2005 - May 31, 2011
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Xu, X. N.
    Nanoassay for study of multidrug resistance in bacteria
    Sponsoring Organization: National Institutes of Health
    Date: July, 2006 - June, 2010
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Osgood, C. J.; Xu, X. N.
    NSF/GRA Supplement (CBET 0507036)
    Sponsoring Organization: NSF/GRA
    Date: September, 2009 - May 31, 2010
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Xu, X. N.
    Design of nanoparticles for probing living cellular functions and their potential environmental impacts
    Sponsoring Organization: National Science Foundation
    Date: 2005 - 2009
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Osgood, C. J.; Xu, X. N.
    NSF/GRA Supplement (CBET 0507036)
    Sponsoring Organization: NSF/GRA
    Date: August, 2008 - May 31, 2009
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Xu, X. N.
    NSF/GRA Supplement (CBET 0507036)
    Sponsoring Organization: NSF/GRA
    Date: July, 2007 - May 31, 2009
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Xu, X. N.
    NSF/GRA Supplement for NIRT (BES 0631940)
    Sponsoring Organization: NSF/GRA
    Date: August, 2006 - May 31, 2009
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Xu, X. N.
    NSF/GRA Research Supplement (BES 0542582)
    Sponsoring Organization: NSF/GRA
    Date: August, 2005 - May 31, 2009
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Xu, X. N.
    NSF/GRA Supplement (BES 0541661)
    Sponsoring Organization: NSF/GRA
    Date: July, 2005 - May 31, 2009
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Xu, X. N.
    NSF/RET Supplement for NIRT (BES 0507036)
    Sponsoring Organization: NSF/GRA
    Date: July, 2005 - May 31, 2009
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Xu, X. N.
    GRA Supplement for Nanoassay for Real-time Molecular Probing ABC Transporter
    Sponsoring Organization: NIH (3 R01 GM076440-01S1)
    Date: July, 2006 - April, 2008
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Xu, X. N.
    NSF (MRI: DMR 0420304)
    Sponsoring Organization: NSF
    Date: July, 2004 - June, 2007
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Xu, X. N.
    MURI-02: Subcellular Responses to Narrowbound and Wideband Radiofrequency Radiation
    Sponsoring Organization: Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR: #F49620-01-1-0320) Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI)
    Date: June, 2002 - May, 2007
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Xu, X. N.; Joshi, R.; Schoenbach, K.; Beebe, S.; Weaver, J.; Roti-Roti, J.; Meltz, M.; Mohan, N.; Weintraub, S.; Hagness, S.; Booske, J.
    Real-Time Molecular Study of Bystander Effect Using Living Cell Imaging and Nanoparticle Optics
    Sponsoring Organization: Department of Energy (DE-FG02-03ER63646)
    Date: September, 2003 - August, 2006
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Xu, X. N.
  • Intellectual Property

    Nanoparticle Biosensors
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Patent Nationality: United States
    Inventors:
    Xu, X. N.
    Huang, T.
    Nallathamby, P.
    New Green Methods for Culture of Embryonic Stem Cells
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Patent Nationality: United States
    Inventors:
    Xu, X. N.
    Browning, L.
    Stable Nanoparticles, Nanoparticle-Based Imaging Systems, Nanoparticle-Based Assays
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Patent Nationality: United States
    Inventors:
    Xu, X. N.
    Nallathamby, P.
    Lee, K.
    Unconventional Drugs for Inhibition of Bacterium Growth
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Patent Nationality: United States
    Inventors:
    Xu, X. N.
    Jeffers, R.
    Kyriacou, S.
    Biosensor for and Method of Electrogenerated Chemiluminescent Detection of Nucleic Acid Adsorbed to a Solid Surface
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Patent Nationality: Patent Cooperation Treaty
    Cooperation Treaty: Canadian Patent Application No. 2198489, Australian Patent No. 703344, World Intellectual Property Organization No. W09606946A, European Patent Application No. EP00777741A1
    Inventors:
    Xu, X. N.
    Bard, A. J.