Faculty Profiles

Tuan Vo-Dinh
Professor in the Department of Chemistry
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

Wang, Hsin-Neng, et al. “Plasmonics-based SERS nanobiosensor for homogeneous nucleic acid detection.Nanomedicine : Nanotechnology, Biology, and Medicine, vol. 11, no. 4, May 2015, pp. 811–14. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.nano.2014.12.012. Full Text

Gandra, Naveen, et al. “Inherently stealthy and highly tumor-selective gold nanoraspberries for photothermal cancer therapy.Scientific Reports, vol. 5, Jan. 2015, p. 10311. Epmc, doi:10.1038/srep10311. Full Text

Liu, Yang, et al. “A Plasmonic Gold Nanostar Theranostic Probe for In Vivo Tumor Imaging and Photothermal Therapy.Theranostics, vol. 5, no. 9, 2015, pp. 946–60. Pubmed, doi:10.7150/thno.11974. Full Text Open Access Copy

Liu, Yang, et al. “Multifunctional gold nanostars for molecular imaging and cancer therapy.Frontiers in Chemistry, vol. 3, Jan. 2015, p. 51. Epmc, doi:10.3389/fchem.2015.00051. Full Text

Vo-Dinh, Tuan, et al. “SERS nanosensors and nanoreporters: golden opportunities in biomedical applications.Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews. Nanomedicine and Nanobiotechnology, vol. 7, no. 1, Jan. 2015, pp. 17–33. Epmc, doi:10.1002/wnan.1283. Full Text

Liu, Yang, et al. “Plasmonic gold nanostars for multi-modality sensing and diagnostics.Sensors (Basel, Switzerland), vol. 15, no. 2, Jan. 2015, pp. 3706–20. Epmc, doi:10.3390/s150203706. Full Text

Ngo, Hoan T., et al. “DNA bioassay-on-chip using SERS detection for dengue diagnosis.Analyst, vol. 139, no. 22, Nov. 2014, pp. 5655–59. Pubmed, doi:10.1039/c4an01077a. Full Text

Zhao, Jing, et al. “Direct analysis of traditional Chinese medicines using Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering (SERS).Drug Testing and Analysis, vol. 6, no. 10, Oct. 2014, pp. 1063–68. Epmc, doi:10.1002/dta.1612. Full Text

Ngo, Hoan T., et al. “Multiplex detection of disease biomarkers using SERS molecular sentinel-on-chip.Anal Bioanal Chem, vol. 406, no. 14, May 2014, pp. 3335–44. Pubmed, doi:10.1007/s00216-014-7648-4. Full Text

Yuan, Hsiangkuo, et al. “Plasmonics-enhanced and optically modulated delivery of gold nanostars into brain tumor.Nanoscale, vol. 6, no. 8, Apr. 2014, pp. 4078–82. Pubmed, doi:10.1039/c3nr06770j. Full Text