About the author
Hong Chen is a professor at the College of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Materials Science at Soochow University, Suzhou, China. She earned her Ph.D. degree from Nanjing University in 2001 and worked as a postdoctral fellow at McMaster University (2001-2004). After returning back to China, she held a full professor position at Wuhan University of Technology from 2004 to 2009. In 2010, her research group moved to Soochow University, where she established Macromolecules and Biointerface Laboratory (MacBio) of Soochow University. She has been the PI of more than 10 national research projects funded by the Ministry of Science and Technology of China, the Ministry of Education of China and the National Natural Science Foundation of China, including a Major International Joint Research Project. She is the winner of National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars (2011). She has been admitted as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC) in 2014. She was a guest editor for the special issue: “Biointerfaces in China” published in 2011 and became an editor of Colloids and Surface B: Biointerfaces since 2013, after three years she became the associate editor of Polymer Chemistry. Her research interests include: surface modification and functionalization of biomaterials, interaction of protein/cell and biomaterials, hemocompatibility of biomaterials, and biological detection. She has published more than 100 research articles in various peer reviewed journals. For more detailed information, please refer to her website: macbio.suda.edu.cn.
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