Ruosen "Alex" Xie, PhD

Credentials: Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Wisconsin Institute for Discovery
Department of Biomedical Engineering

Position title: Postdoctoral Researcher

Email: rxie23@wisc.edu

Advisor: Shaoqin “Sarah” Gong, PhD

Keywords: Gene therapy, nonviral delivery, genome editing, photoreceptor, retinal pigment epithelium, and tissue engineering

Education
B.Eng. 2016, Chemical Engineering and Technology, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China
MS 2018, Materials Science and Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
PhD 2021, Materials Science and Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI

Research
Dr. Xie’s research investigates non-viral delivery of nucleic acids and genome editors for gene therapy in the retina. He also studies biodegradable and biocompatible polymeric micropatterned scaffolds for photoreceptor and retinal pigment epithelium transplantation.

Gong Lab

Publications