Journal & Book Covers  
(1) Mingyong Han, Xiaohu Gao, Jack Su, and Shuming Nie, “ Quantum-dot-tagged microbeads for multiplexed optical coding of biomolecules,” Nature Biotechnology2001, 19, 631-635.
(2) Xiaohu Gao, Yuanyuan Cui, Richard Levenson, Leland Chung, and Shuming Nie, “ In vivo cancer targeting and imaging with semiconductor quantum dots,” Nature Biotechnology2004,22, 969-976.


(3) Warren Chan, Dustin Maxwell, Xiaohu Gao, Robert Bailey, Mingyong Han, and Shuming Nie, "Luminescent quantum dots for multiplexed biological detection and imaging," Current Opinion in Biotech nology2002, 13, 40-46.


(4) Xiaohu Gao, Lily Yang, John A. Petros, Fray F. Marshall, Jonathan W. Simons, Leland Chung, and Shuming Nie, “In vivo molecular and cellular imaging with quantum dots,” Current Opinion in Biotech nology, 2004, 16, 63-72.


(5) Xiaohu Gao, Warren Chan, and Shuming Nie, “Quantum-dot nanocrystals for ultrasensitive biological labeling and multicolor optical encoding,” Journal of Biomedical Optics2002, 7, 532–537.


(6) Andrew Smith, Xiaohu Gao, and Shuming Nie, “ Quantum-dot nanocrystals for in-vivo molecular and cellular imaging,” Photochemistry and Photobiology, 2004, 80, 377-385.


(7) Xiaohu Gao, and Shuming Nie, “Doping mesoporous materials with multicolor quantum dots,” Journal of Physical Chemistry B2003, 107, 11575-11578.


(8) Xiaohu Gao, and Shuming Nie, “Semiconductor quantum dots and optically encoded microbeads for gene expression analysis” in Perspectives in Gene Expression, Eaton Publishing.


(9) Maksym V. Yezhelyev, Ahmad Al-Hajj, Caroline Morris, Adam I. Marcus, Tonqrui Liu, Melinda Lewis, Cynthia Cohen, Pasha Zrazhevskiy, JonathanW. Simons, Andre Rogatko, Shuming Nie, Xiaohu Gao and Ruth M. O’Regan, "In situ molecular profiling of breast cancer biomarkers with multicolor quantum dots," Advanced Materials, 2007, 19, 3146–3151


(10) Jian Yang, Jonathan Gunn, Shivang R. Dave, Miqin Zhang, Y. Andrew Wang and Xiaohu Gao, Analyst, Ultrasensitive detection and molecular imaging with magnetic nanoparticles, 2008, 133, 154-160.


(11) Jian Qian and Xiaohu Gao, Triblock copolymer-encapsulated nanoparticles with outstanding colloidal stability for siRNA delivery, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2013, 5, 2845-2852.


(12) Xiaoge Hu, Chen-Wei Wei, Jinjun Xia, Ivan Pelivanov, Matthew O'Donnell, Xiaohu Gao, Trapping and Photoacoustic Detection of CTCs at the Single Cell per Milliliter Level with Magneto-Optical Coupled Nanoparticles, Small 2013.


(13) Junwei Li, Jie Liu, Chen-Wei Wei, Bin Liu, Matthew O’Donnell and Xiaohu Gao, Emerging applications of conjugated polymers in molecular imaging, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2013,15, 17006-17015.

(14) P. Zrazhevskiy, L.D. True, and X.H. Gao, Multicolor multicycle molecular profiling (M3P) with quantum dots for single-cell analysis, Nature Protocols, 8, 1852-1869, 2013.