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

Crawford, Bridget M., et al. “Photothermal ablation of inflammatory breast cancer tumor emboli using plasmonic gold nanostars.Int J Nanomedicine, vol. 12, 2017, pp. 6259–72. Pubmed, doi:10.2147/IJN.S141164. Full Text

Chang, Chun-Chi, et al. “Improvement in Electrotransfection of Cells Using Carbon-Based Electrodes.Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering, vol. 9, no. 4, Dec. 2016, pp. 538–45. Epmc, doi:10.1007/s12195-016-0452-9. Full Text

Fales, Andrew M., et al. “Folate Receptor-Targeted Theranostic Nanoconstruct for Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering Imaging and Photodynamic Therapy.Acs Omega, vol. 1, no. 4, Oct. 2016, pp. 730–35. Epmc, doi:10.1021/acsomega.6b00176. Full Text

Wang, Hsin-Neng, et al. “Multiplexed Detection of MicroRNA Biomarkers Using SERS-Based Inverse Molecular Sentinel (iMS) Nanoprobes.The Journal of Physical Chemistry. C, Nanomaterials and Interfaces, vol. 120, no. 37, Sept. 2016, pp. 21047–50. Epmc, doi:10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b03299. Full Text

Ngo, Hoan T., et al. “Sensitive DNA detection and SNP discrimination using ultrabright SERS nanorattles and magnetic beads for malaria diagnostics.Biosens Bioelectron, vol. 81, July 2016, pp. 8–14. Pubmed, doi:10.1016/j.bios.2016.01.073. Full Text

Khoury, Christopher G., et al. “Reversible Gating of Plasmonic Coupling for Optical Signal Amplification.Acs Applied Materials & Interfaces, vol. 8, no. 28, July 2016, pp. 18157–64. Epmc, doi:10.1021/acsami.6b04623. Full Text

Zaffino, C., et al. ““Dry-state” surface-enhanced Raman scattering (SERS): toward non-destructive analysis of dyes on textile fibers.” Applied Physics A: Materials Science and Processing, vol. 122, no. 7, July 2016. Scopus, doi:10.1007/s00339-016-0209-2. Full Text

Bibikova, O., et al. “Plasmon-Resonant Gold Nanostars with Variable Size as Contrast Agents for Imaging Applications.” Ieee Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, vol. 22, no. 3, May 2016. Scopus, doi:10.1109/JSTQE.2016.2526602. Full Text

Gandra, Naveen, et al. “Tunable and amplified Raman gold nanoprobes for effective tracking (TARGET): in vivo sensing and imaging.Nanoscale, vol. 8, no. 16, Apr. 2016, pp. 8486–94. Pubmed, doi:10.1039/c5nr08980h. Full Text

Yuan, Hsiangkuo, et al. “Tracking mesenchymal stromal cells using an ultra-bright TAT-functionalized plasmonic-active nanoplatform.J Biophotonics, vol. 9, no. 4, Apr. 2016, pp. 406–13. Pubmed, doi:10.1002/jbio.201500173. Full Text