Hung-Jen Wu Research Lab

Chemical Engineering, Texas A&M University










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Graphical abstract: Enhanced thermal effect of plasmonic nanostructures confined in discoidal porous silicon particles

1.     Zhang, D., Wu, H.-J., Zhou, X., Qi, R., Xua, L., Guo, Y., Liu, X., “Enhanced thermal effect of plasmonic nanostructures confined in discoidal porous silicon particles”, vol. 10, pp 30840-30847, RSC Advances (2020).

DOI: 10.1039/D0RA03379K

2.     Godara, A., Rodriguez, M.A.G., Weatherston, J.D., Peabody, G., Wu, H.-J., Kao, K., “Beneficial mutations for carotenoids production identified from laboratory-evolved Saccharomyces cerevisiae”, vol. 46, pp 1793-1804, Journal of Industrial Microbiology & Biotechnology, (2019).

DOI: 10.1007/s10295-019-02241-y

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3.     Weatherston, J.D., Yuan, S., Mashuga, C.V., Wu, H.-J., " Multi-functional SERS substrate: collection, separation, and identification of airborne chemical powders on a single device", Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 297, 126765 (2019).

DOI: 10.1016/j.snb.2019.126765

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4.     Choi H.-K., Lee D., Singla A., Kwon, J.S., Wu, H.-J., "The influence of hetero-multivalency on lectin-glycan binding behavior", Glycobiology, 29,397-408 (2019).

DOI: 10.1093/glycob/cwz010

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5.     Worstell, N.C., Singla, A., Wu, H. J., “Evaluation of Hetero-multivalent Lectin Binding Using a Turbidity-based Emulsion Agglutination Assay”, Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 175,84-90 (2019)

DOI: 10.1016/j.colsurfb.2018.11.069


6.     Lee D., Mohr, A., Kwon, J. S., Wu, H. J., “Kinetic Monte Carlo modeling of multivalent binding of CTB proteins with GM1 receptors”, Computers and Chemical Engineering, 8, 283 (2018)

DOI: 10.1016/j.compchemeng.2018.08.011

7.     Lee, D., Singla, A., Wu, H. J., and Kwon, J. S., “An Integrated Numerical and Experimental Framework for Modeling of CTB and GD1b Ganglioside Binding Kinetics”, AIChE Journal, 64, 3882 (2018).
DOI: 10.1002/aic.16209

Fig. 1_LecA glycan schematic

8.     Worstell, N.C., Singla, A., Saenkham, P., Galbadage, T., Sule, P., Lee, D., Mohr, A., Kwon, J.S., Cirillo, J.D., and Wu, H.-J., “Hetero-Multivalency of Pseudomonas aeruginosa Lectin LecA Binding to Model Membranes”, Scientific Reports, 8, 8419 (2018).

DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-26643-7

9.     Lee D., Mohr, A., Kwon, J. S., Wu, H. J., Singla, A., “Stochastic Modelling of CTB-receptor Binding Kinetics”, Computer Aided Chemical Engineering, 44, 2143 (2018)

DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-444-64241-7.50352-9


10.  Weatherston, J.D., Seguban, R.K.O., Hunt, D., and Wu, H.-J., “Low-cost and simple fabrication of nanoplasmonic paper for coupled chromatography separation and surface enhanced Raman detection”, 3 (4), pp 852–857, ACS Sensors,  (2018)

DOI: 10.1021/acssensors.8b00098

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11.  Krishnan, P., Singla, A., Lee, C.-A, Weatherston, J.D., Worstell, N.C., and Wu, H.-J., "Hetero-multivalent binding of Cholera Toxin Subunit B with glycolipid mixtures", Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, vol. 160, 281-288 (2017) [Cover Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.colsurfb.2017.09.035


12.  Contreras-Naranjo, J.C., Wu, H.-J., Ugaz, V.M., "Microfluidics for exosome isolation and analysis: Enabling liquid biopsy for personalized medicine", Lab on a Chip, vol. 17, 3558-3577(2017) 

DOI: 10.1039/C7LC00592J

TB diagnosis

13.  Liu, C., Zhao, Z. , Fan, J., Lyon, C.J., Wu, H.-J., Nedelkov, D., Zelazny, A.M., Olivier, K.N., Cazares, L.H., Holland, S.M., Graviss, E.A., Hu, Y., “Quantification of circulating M. tuberculosis antigen peptides allows rapid diagnosis of active disease and treatment monitoringProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 114 (15) 3969-3974 (2017)
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Josh-quantitative Raman

14.  Weatherston, J.D., Worstell, N.C., Wu, H. -J., “Quantitative Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (SERS) for Kinetic Analysis of Aldol Condensation Using Ag-Au Core-Shell Nanocube”, Analyst, vol. 141, pp. 6051-6060 (2016).

Nolan-Plos One

15.  Worstell, N.C., Krishnan, P., Weatherston, J.D., Wu, H. -J., “Binding Cooperativity Matters: A GM1-like Ganglioside-Cholera Toxin B Subunit Binding Study Using a Nanocube-Based Lipid Bilayer ArrayPLOS ONE , 11(4): e0153265 (2016)

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16.  Iversen, L., Tu, H-.L., Lin, W.-C, Christensen, S.M., Abel, S.M., Iwig, J., Wu, H.-J., Gureasko, J., Yu, C-.H., Rhodes, C., Petit, R. S., Stamou, D., Chakraborty, A.K., Kuriyan, J., Groves, J.T., “Ras activation by SOS: Allosteric regulation by altered fluctuation dynamics”, vol. 345, pp.50-54, Science. (2014).

hepcidin paper cover

17.  Fan, J., Niu, S., Dong, A., Shi, J., Fine, D., Wu, H.-J., Tian, Y. et al., “Nanopore film based enrichment and quantification of low abundance hepcidin from human bodily fluidsNanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine, 10, pp. 879-888. (2014) [Cover Article].
See also:    Reported by Science Translational Medicine (Editors' Choice)

TB paper

18.  Wu, H.-J., Li, Y., Fan, J., Deng, Z., Zhao, H., Graviss, E. A., Liu, X., Ferrari, M., Ma, X., Hu, Y.,“ Antibody-Free Detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Antigen Using Customized NanotrapsAnalytical Chemistry, 86:1988-1996. (2014)
See also:    Highlighted on Chemical & Engineering News, 2014

Lab-on-a-chip paper

19.  Wang, Z., Wu, H.-J., Fine, D., Schmulen, J., Hu, Y., Godin, B., Zhang, J.X., Liu, X., “Ciliated micropillars for the microfluidic-based isolation of nanoscale lipid vesiclesLab-on-a-chip, 13:2879-2882. (2013)

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20.  Fine, D., Grattoni, A., Goodall, R., Wu, H.-J., Srinivasan, S., Ferrari, M., et al., “Silicon Micro- and Nanofabrication for Medicine”, Advanced Healthcare Materials, 2:632-666 (2013). [Cover Article]

cancer letter

21.  Fan, J., Huang, Y., Finoulst, I., Wu, H.-J., Deng, Z., Xu, R., Ferrari, R., Shen, H., Hu, Y., “Serum Biomarkers for Pulmonary Metastatic Melanoma Identified by means of a Nanopore-based AssayCancer Letter, 334: 202-10 (2013).

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22.  Wu, H.-J., Henzie, J., Lin, W.-C., Rhodes, C., Li, Z., Thorner, J., Yang, P., Groves, J.T., "Membrane-Protein Binding Measured with Solution-Phase Plasmonic Nanocube Sensors," Nature Methods, 9:1189-91 (2012).


23.  Fan, J., Gallagher, J.W., Wu, H.-J., Landry, M.G., Sakamoto, J., Ferrari, M., Hu, Y., “Low molecular weight protein enrichment on mesoporous silica thin films for biomarker discovery,” Journal of Visualized Experiments, 62:e3876 (2012).

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24.  Yu, Y., Fay, N.C., Smoligovets, A., Wu, H.-J., Groves, J.T., "Myosin IIA modulates T cell receptor transport and casl phosphorylation during early immunological synapse formation," PLOS ONE, 7:e30704 (2012).

J of cell

25.  Smoligovets, A., Wu, H.-J., Smith, A., Petit, R., Groves, J.T., "Characterization of dynamic actin associations with T-cell receptor microclusters in primary T cells," Journal of Cell Science, 125:735-42 (2012).

PloS one 2010

26.  Yu, C., Wu, H.-J., Kaizuka, Y., Vale, R.D., Groves, J.T., "Altered actin centripetal retrograde flow in physically restricted immunological synapses," PLOS ONE, 5(7):e11878 (2010).

soft matter

27.  Gomez, E.W., Clack, N.G., Wu, H.-J., Groves, J.T., "Like-charge interactions between colloidal particles are asymmetric with respect to sign," Soft Matter, 5:1931-36 (2009).

Lamuir 2008

28.  Wu, H.-J., Shah, S., Beckham, R.E., Meissner, K.E., Bevan, M.A., "Resonant effects in evanescent wave scattering of polydisperse colloids," Langmuir, 24:13790–795 (2008).

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29.  Everett, W.N., Wu, H.-J., Anekal, S.G., Bevan, M.A., "Diffusing colloidal probes of protein and synthetic macromolecule interactions," Biophysical Journal, 92:1005-13 (2007).

Langmuir 2006

30.  Wu, H.-J., Everett, W.N., Anekal, S.G., Bevan, M.A., "Mapping patterned potential energy landscapes with diffusing colloidal probes," Langmuir, 22:6826-36 (2006).

Langmuir 2005-2

31.  Wu, H.-J., Pangburn, T.O., Beckham, R.E., Bevan, M.A., “Measurement and Interpretation of Particle−Particle and Particle−Wall Interactions in Levitated Colloidal Ensembles," Langmuir, 21:9879-88 (2005).

Langmuir 2005

32.  Wu, H.-J., Bevan, M.A., "Direct measurement of single and ensemble average particle-surface potential energy profiles," Langmuir, 21:1244-54 (2005).

Langmuir 2004

33.  Hwang K., Wu, H.-J., Bevan, M.A., "Specific ion-dependent attraction and phase behavior of polymer-coated colloids," Langmuir, 20:11393-401 (2004).