Lei Zhou

Lei Zhou
PhD Student
Chimie ParisTech
PSL University
Institute of Chemistry for Life and Health Sciences
Laboratory for Inorganic Chemical Biology
+33 1 44 27 56 04

Lei was born in Jiangxi, China. He obtained his bachelor from Guangxi University of Chinese Medicine in 2017. He joined Professor Xin Li group at the College of Pharmacy, Zhejiang University in 2018, specializing in small molecule fluorescent probes. He acquired his Master’s degree at Zhejiang University of Technology in 2021. Afterwards, he worked as a research assistant in Professor Yang Dan’s research group at Westlake University for two years.

Currently, he is a PhD student focus on the Organic and Organometallic Chemistry at Chimie ParisTech, PSL University.

In the spare time, Lei enjoys engaging in various sports activities, such as running and playing basketball. Additionally, he also enjoys reading novels and exploring the world around him!


2023: CSC Scholarship.


  1. Lei, Zhou,# Xuan Zhang,# Ying Dong, Yuan Pan, Jia Li, Yi Zang,* and Xin Li*. A tandemly activated fluorescence probe for detecting senescent cells with improved selectivity by targeting a biomarker combination. ACS Sens. 2022, 7, 7, 1958–1966
  2. Lei Zhou, Yu Chen, Baihao Shao, Juan Cheng, Xin Li*. Recent advances of small-molecule fluorescent probes for detecting biological hydrogen sulfide. Front. Chem. Sci. Eng. 16, 34–63 (2022)
  3. Yong Ren,# Lei Zhou,# Xin Li*. Red-Shift (2-Hydroxyphenyl)-Benzothiazole Emission by Mimicking the Excited-State Intramolecular Proton Transfer Effect. Front Chem. 2021 Dec 24;9:807433.