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Lanti Yang was born on April 15, 1979 in Harbin, P. R. China. In 2001, she obtained her Bachelor’s degree of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University. In the same year, she started her Master’s studies in the same university. During her Master’s study, she joined in the group of Materials Science and Technology of Polymers (MTP), University of Twente, the Netherlands in 2002-2003 as an exchange student between Shanghai Jiao Tong University and University of Twente. In 2003, she obtained her MSc degree under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Julius Vancso from University of Twente. In 2004, she graduated from Shanghai Jiao Tong University with her second MSc degree in Polymer Physics and Chemistry under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Qinghua Lu. From Jan. 2004 to Feb. 2008, she was a Ph.D. student in the group of Polymer Chemistry and Biomaterials of Prof. Dr. Jan Feijen. Her Ph.D. thesis is titled “Mechanical properties of collagen fibrils and elastic fibers explored by AFM”. From Jun. 2008, she joined the group Molecular Nanofabrication of Prof. Dr. Jurriaan Huskens as a postdoctoral fellow. She is now working on the surface patterning for protein immobilization and cell culture.