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. 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

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

Liu, Y, Ashton, JR, Moding, EJ, Yuan, H, Register, JK, Fales, AM, Choi, J, Whitley, MJ, Zhao, X, Qi, Y, Ma, Y, Vaidyanathan, G, Zalutsky, MR, Kirsch, DG, Badea, CT, and Vo-Dinh, T. "A Plasmonic Gold Nanostar Theranostic Probe for In Vivo Tumor Imaging and Photothermal Therapy." Theranostics 5.9 (January 2015): 946-960. Full Text Open Access Copy

Zhang, X, Fales, A, and Vo-Dinh, T. "Time-Resolved Synchronous Fluorescence for Biomedical Diagnosis." Sensors (Basel, Switzerland) 15.9 (January 2015): 21746-21759. Full Text Open Access Copy


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.