Faculty Profiles

Tuan Vo-Dinh
R. Eugene and Susie E. Goodson Professor of Biomedical Engineering
2589 CIEMAS, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 660-5598



Ph.D., Swiss Federal Institute of Technology-ETH Zurich (Switzerland) 1975

B.S., Swiss Federal Institute of Technology-EPFL Lausanne (Switzerland) 1971

Cullum, BM, and Vo-Dinh, T. "Preparation of Liquid and Solid Samples." Handbook of Spectroscopy: Second, Enlarged Edition. June 9, 2014. 1-14. Full Text

Cho, EH, Boico, A, Wisniewski, NA, Gant, R, Helton, KL, Brown, NL, Register, JK, Vo-Dinh, T, Schroeder, T, and Klitzman, B. "Micovascular integration into porous polyHEMA scaffold." January 1, 2014. Full Text

Ngo, HT, Gandra, N, Fales, AM, Taylor, SM, and Vo-Dinh, T. "Sensitive DNA detection and SNP discrimination using ultrabright SERS nanorattles and magnetic beads for malaria diagnostics." Biosensors & bioelectronics 81 (July 2016): 8-14. Full Text

Gandra, N, Hendargo, HC, Norton, SJ, Fales, AM, Palmer, GM, and Vo-Dinh, T. "Tunable and amplified Raman gold nanoprobes for effective tracking (TARGET): in vivo sensing and imaging." Nanoscale 8.16 (April 11, 2016): 8486-8494. Full Text

Yuan, H, Gomez, JA, Chien, JS, Zhang, L, Wilson, CM, Li, S, Fales, AM, Liu, Y, Grant, GA, Mirotsou, M, Dzau, VJ, and Vo-Dinh, T. "Tracking mesenchymal stromal cells using an ultra-bright TAT-functionalized plasmonic-active nanoplatform." Journal of biophotonics 9.4 (April 2016): 406-413. Full Text

Ngo, HT, Wang, H-N, Fales, AM, and Vo-Dinh, T. "Plasmonic SERS biosensing nanochips for DNA detection." Analytical and bioanalytical chemistry 408.7 (March 2016): 1773-1781. (Review) Full Text

Register, JK, Fales, AM, Wang, H-N, Norton, SJ, Cho, EH, Boico, A, Pradhan, S, Kim, J, Schroeder, T, Wisniewski, NA, Klitzman, B, and Vo-Dinh, T. "In vivo detection of SERS-encoded plasmonic nanostars in human skin grafts and live animal models." Analytical and bioanalytical chemistry 407.27 (November 2015): 8215-8224. Full Text

Fales, AM, Norton, SJ, Crawford, BM, DeLacy, BG, and Vo-Dinh, T. "Fano resonance in a gold nanosphere with a J-aggregate coating." Physical chemistry chemical physics : PCCP 17.38 (October 2015): 24931-24936. Full Text

Wang, H-N, Fales, AM, and Vo-Dinh, T. "Plasmonics-based SERS nanobiosensor for homogeneous nucleic acid detection." Nanomedicine : nanotechnology, biology, and medicine 11.4 (May 2015): 811-814. Full Text

Vo-Dinh, T, Liu, Y, Fales, AM, Ngo, H, Wang, H-N, Register, JK, Yuan, H, Norton, SJ, and Griffin, GD. "SERS nanosensors and nanoreporters: golden opportunities in biomedical applications." Wiley interdisciplinary reviews. Nanomedicine and nanobiotechnology 7.1 (January 2015): 17-33. Full Text

Liu, Y, Yuan, H, Kersey, FR, Register, JK, Parrott, MC, and Vo-Dinh, T. "Plasmonic gold nanostars for multi-modality sensing and diagnostics." Sensors (Basel, Switzerland) 15.2 (January 2015): 3706-3720. (Review) Full Text

Gandra, N, Portz, C, Nergiz, SZ, Fales, A, Vo-Dinh, T, and Singamaneni, S. "Inherently stealthy and highly tumor-selective gold nanoraspberries for photothermal cancer therapy." Scientific reports 5 (January 2015): 10311-. Full Text


Ngo, HT, Wang, HN, Burke, T, Woods, C, Ginsburg, GS, and Vo-Dinh, T. "Multiplex DNA biosensor for viral infection diagnosis using SERS molecular sentinel-on-chip." January 1, 2015. Full Text

Sedlacek, AJ, Christesen, SD, Combs, RJ, and Vo-Dinh, T. "Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering: Introduction." December 1, 2005.

Sedlacek, AJ, Christesen, SD, Colton, R, and Vo-Dinh, T. "Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering: Introduction." January 1, 2004.

Vo-Dinh, T, Griffin, GD, Wintenberg, AL, Stokes, DT, Stratis, D, Mobley, J, and Maples, R. "Multi-functional biochip for biological agent detection." January 1, 2003. Full Text

Allain, LR, Stratis, DN, Cullum, BM, Mobley, J, Hajaligol, MR, and Vo-Dinh, T. "Real-time detection of PAH mixtures in the vapor phase at high temperatures." January 1, 2003.