Xiaomei majored in Pharmaceutical Engineering in the School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Central South University (CSU), China, where she obtained a BEng degree (in 2010). She then began her masters study in analytical chemistry, at the Research Centre of Modernization of Chinese Medicine, CSU. Her research concentrated on the study of high-speed counter current chromatography and its application in traditional Chinese medicine (Astragalus). Xiaomei joined the Brown group as a graduate student in 2011.
Enzymatic Incorporation and Fluorescent Labelling of Cyclooctyne-Modified Deoxyuridine Triphosphates in DNA
2014.Bioorg. Med. Chem.
Azide and trans-Cyclooctene dUTPs: Incorporation into DNA Probes and Fluorescent Click-Labelling
Efficient enzymatic synthesis and dual-colour fluorescent labelling of DNA probes using long chain azido-dUTP and BCN dyes
2016.Nucleic Acids Res.