Xian Hu

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Phone +47 22840527
Visiting address Blindernveien 31 0371 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1066 Blindern 0316 Oslo

Current position

  • 2020 - present: General Lab Coordinator of NCMM
  • 2020 - present: BioMedData Data Management Officer of NALMIN


  • 2017- present: Imaging Scientist/Researcher of NorMIC Imaging Platform IBV, UiO, Norway
  • 2009 - 2011: Microscopy Core Facility Manager of MechanoBiology Institute, NUS, Singapore


  • 2017:  PhD, Michael Sheetz's Group, MechanoBiology Institute, NUS, Singapore
  • PhD thesis: "Recruitment of Vinculing during Talin Stretching “
Tags: Molecular biology, mechanobiology, bio-imaging, imaging


  • Guadagno, Noemi Antonella; Margiotta, Azzurra; Bjørnestad, Synne Arstad; Haugen, Linda Hofstad; Kjos, Ingrid; Xiaochun, Xu; Hu, Xian; Bakke, Oddmund; Margadant, Felix Martin & Progida, Cinzia (2020). Rab18 regulates focal adhesion dynamics by interacting with kinectin-1 at the endoplasmic reticulum. Journal of Cell Biology.  ISSN 0021-9525. . doi: https://doi.org/10.1083/jcb.201809020 Show summary
  • Hu, Xian; Jalal, Salma; Sheetz, Michael; Bakke, Oddmund & Margadant, Felix Martin (2020). Micro-stepping extended focus reduces photobleaching and preserves structured illumination super-resolution features. Journal of Cell Science.  ISSN 0021-9533. . doi: 10.1242/jcs.240796 Show summary
  • Hu, Xian; Margadant, Felix Martin; Yao, Mingxi & Sheetz, Michael Patrick (2017). Molecular stretching modulates mechanosensing pathways. Protein Science.  ISSN 0961-8368.  26(7), s 1337- 1351 . doi: 10.1002/pro.3188
  • Le, Shimin; Hu, Xian; Yao, Mingxi; Chen, Hu; Yu, Miao; Xu, Xiaochun; Nakazawa, Naotaka; Margadant, Felix Martin; Sheetz, Michael P. & Yan, Jie (2017). Mechanotransmission and Mechanosensing of Human alpha-Actinin 1. Cell reports.  ISSN 2211-1247.  21(10), s 2714- 2723 . doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2017.11.040
  • Hu, Xian; Jing, Chaoran; Xiaochun, Xu; Nakazawa, Naotaka; Cornish, Virginia W.; Margadant, Felix Martin & Sheetz, Michael Patrick (2016). Cooperative Vinculin Binding to Talin Mapped by Time-Resolved Super Resolution MIcorscopy. Nano letters (Print).  ISSN 1530-6984. . doi: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.6b00650 Show summary
  • Mingxi, Yao; Goult, Benjamin T.; Klapholz, Benjamin; Hu, Xian; Toseland, Christopher P.; Yingjiang, Guo; Peiwen, Cong; Sheetz, Michael Patrick & Yan, Jie (2016). The Mechanical Response of Talin. Nature Communications.  ISSN 2041-1723. . doi: 10.1038/ncomms11966 Show summary
  • Schvartzman, Mark; Palma, Matteo; Sable, Julia; Abramson, Justin; Hu, Xian; Sheetz, Michael Patrick & Wind, Shalom J (2011). Nanolithographic Control of the Spatial Organization of Cellular Adhesion Receptors at the Single- Molecule Level. Nano letters (Print).  ISSN 1530-6984. . doi: 10.1021/nl104378f
  • Zhang, Xin; Tee, YH; Heng, JK; Zhu, Y; Hu, Xian; Margadant, F; Ballestrem, C; Bershadsky, A; Griffiths, Gareth & Yu, H (2010). Kinectin-mediated endoplasmic reticulum dynamics supports focal adhesion growth in the cellular lamella. Journal of Cell Science.  ISSN 0021-9533.  123(22), s 3901- 3912 . doi: 10.1242/jcs.069153

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