Qinglong Qiao


Associate Professor


Prof. Qiao is engaged in the development of new fluorophore, fluorescent probe designing and super-resolution fluorescence imaging. At present, he has published 39 papers with a total of 589 citations and 548 other citations. He has applied for 62 patents (5 authorized patents), including one under the PCT.


2008.09-2012.06:B. S. in Fine Chemistry, Dalian University of Technology (DUT),

2012.09-2018.04:Ph. D. in Applied Chemistry, Dalian University of Technology (DUT),

2012.03-2018.06:Joint student, Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, CAS,

2018.07-2020.06:Assistant Professor, Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, CAS,

2020.06- Present:Associate Professor, Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, CAS.


(1)Aziridinyl Fluorophores Demonstrate Bright Fluorescence and Superior Photostability by Effectively Inhibiting Twisted Intramolecular Charge Transfer, Xiaogang Liu#*,Qinglong Qiao#, Wenming Tian, Wenjuan Liu, Jie Chen, Matthew J. Lang and Zhaochao Xu*,J. Am. Chem. Soc.,2016, 138, 6960-6963.

(2)DescriptorΔGC‐O Enables the Quantitative Design of Spontaneously Blinking Rhodamines for Live‐Cell Super‐Resolution Imaging. Weijie Chi #,Qinglong Qiao#, Chao Wang, Jiazhu Zheng, Wei Zhou, Ning Xu, Xia Wu, Xiao Jiang, Davin Tan, Zhaochao Xu* and Xiaogang Liu*.Angew. Chem. Int. Ed,2020, DOI: 10.1002/anie.202010169.

(3)Quantitative Design of Bright Fluorophores and AIEgens via the Accurate Prediction of Twisted Intramolecular Charge Transfer (TICT), Chao Wang#,Qinglong Qiao#, Weijie Chi, Jie Chen, Wenjuan Liu, Davin Tan, Scott McKechnie, Da Lyu, Xiaofang Jiang, Wei Zhou, Ning Xu, Qisheng Zhang, Zhaochao Xu* and Xiaogang Liu*,Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.,2020, 59(25), 10160- 10172.

(4)Photoexcitation Induced Twisted Intramolecular Charge Shuttle (TICS), Weijie Chi#,Qinglong Qiao#, Richmond Lee, Wenjuan Liu, Yock Siong Teo, Danning Gu, Matthew J. Lang, Young-Tae Chang*, Zhaochao Xu*, Xiaogang Liu*,Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.2019, 58,7073-7077.

(5)A General Strategy To Develop Cell Membrane Fluorescent Probes With Location- And Target-Specific Fluorogenicities: A Case Of A Zn2+Probe With Cellular Selectivity, Fei Deng, Limin Liu,Qinglong Qiao*, Chunfang Huang, Lu Miao and Zhaochao Xu*,Chem. Commun.,2019, 55, 15045-15048.

(6)Strong π-π Stacking Interactions Led To The Mis-Assignment Of Dimer Emissions To The Monomers Of 1-Acetylpyrene, Shuangshuang Long, Weijie Chi, Lu Miao,Qinglong Qiao*, Xiaogang Liu*, Zhaochao Xu*, Chin. Chem. Lett.,2019, 30, 601-604.

(7)Systematic Study Of Synthesizing Various Heteroatom-Substituted Rhodamines From Diaryl Ether Analogues, Fei Deng, Limin Liu*, Wei Huang, Chunfang Huang,Qinglong Qiao*, Zhaochao Xu*,Spectrochim. Acta A,2020, 240, 118466.

(8)Long-Term Super-Resolution Imaging Of Mitochondrial Dynamics, Xiaolian Li#, Jiazhu Zheng#, Wenjuanliu#,Qinglong Qiao*, Jie Chen, Wei Zhou, Zhaochao Xu*, Chin. Chem. Lett., Long-term Super-resolution Imaging of Mitochondrial Dynamics,Chin. Chem. Lett.,2020, DOI: 10.1016/j.cclet.2020.05.043

(9)A Naphthalimide-Derived Fluorogenic Probe For SNAP-Tag With A Fast Record Labeling Rate,Qinglong Qiao, Wenjuan Liu, Jie Chen, Wei Zhou, Wenting Yin, Lu Miao*, Jingnan Cui*, Zhaochao Xu*,Dyes and Pigments.,2017, 147, 327-333.

(10)A Wash-Free SNAP-Tag Fluorogenic Probe Based On The Additive Effects Of Quencher Release And Environmental Sensitivity, Shuang Leng#,Qinglong Qiao#, Lu Miao,* Wuguo Deng,* Jingnan Cui* and Zhaochao Xu*,Chem. Commun.,2017, 53, 6448-6451.

(11)A Turn-On Fluorescent Probe For Imaging Lysosomal Hydrogen Sulfide In Living Cells,Qinglong Qiao, Miao Zhao, Haijing Lang, Deqi Mao, Jingnan Cui* and Zhaochao Xu*,RSC Adv.,2014, 4, 25790-25794.


(1)National Youth Fund Project (2019), 21908216,Ratiometric fluorescent probes for various proteins were developed based on the mechanism of Excited State Twisted Intramolecular Proton Transfer (ESTIPT), 2020.01-2022.12.

(2)Open Project of East China Normal University:Ratiometric fluorescent probes for high throughput screening of carbonic anhydrase targeted antitumor drugs,2019.07-2020.12.

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