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Section Board for 'Biosensors'

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Prof. Dr. Alexander Star

Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Chemistry, University of Pittsburgh, 219 Parkman Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
Fax: +1 412 6244027
Interests: nanosensors; carbon nanotubes and graphene; nanoparticles; nanotoxicology; drug delivery
Prof. Dr. Frances S. Ligler

Lampe Distinguished Professor, Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and North Carolina State University, NCSU Engineering Building 3, Room 4307 Mail Stop 7115, Raleigh, NC 27695-7115, USA
Interests: biosensors; immunosensors; fluorescence; multi-analyte sensing; microfluidics; flow cytometry; microarrays
Contribution: Special Issue: Fluorescent Chemosensors
Special Issue: Ultra-Small Sensor Systems and Components
Special Issue: Fluorescent Probes for Intracellular Imaging and Super Resolution Microscopy
Prof. Dr. Flavio Maran

Department of Chemistry University of Padova 1, Via Marzolo, 35131 Padova, Italy
Tel. +390498275147; Fax: +39-049-827-5135
Interests: molecular electrochemistry, molecular bioelectrochemistry, electrochemical biosensors, biomometic membranes, electron transfer, monolayer protected gold nanoclusters, self-assembled monolayers
Dr. Sandeep Kumar Vashist

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Melbourne VIC 3001, Australia
Tel. +49 176 70789180
Interests: in vitro diagnostics; mobile healthcare; point-of-care devices; lab-on-a-chip; immunoassays
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: In Vitro Diagnostics
Special Issue: Lab-on-a-Chip Based Diagnostics
Special Issue: Emerging Applications of Cellulose Nanocrystal and Its Composites
Special Issue: Point-of-Care Diagnostics
Prof. Dr. Rezaul Begg

Leader: Gait and Balance Research Group, Director: Biomechanics Research Laboratory, College of Sport and Exercise Science (SES) and Institute of Sport, Exercise and Active Living (ISEAL), Victoria University, PO Box 14428, Melbourne, Vic 8001, Australia
Tel. +61 3 9919 1116
Interests: gait analysis; biomechanics; computational intelligence; sensor technology; biomedical instrumentation; biosignal processing
Contribution: Special Issue: Sensors in Biomechanics and Biomedicine
Prof. Dr. Patricia A. Broderick

Course Director in Pharmacology, Physician's Asst. Program, Harlem Hospital, CUNY, NY, USA
Tel. 212-650-54 79; Fax: +1 212 650 7305
Interests: biosensors; chemical sensors; nanosensors; bioprobes; neuromolecular imaging (NMI); neurotransmitters; neurochemicals; in vitro; in vivo; in situ; brain; behavior; neurosystem disorders and treatment
Dr. Ye Fang

Biochemical Technologies, Science and Technology Division, Corning Incorporated, Sullivan Park, Corning, NY 14870, USA
Tel. 607-79747203
Interests: optical biosensor; cellular biophysics; protein microarray; atomic force microscopy; G protein-coupled receptors
Prof. Dr. Miklos Gratzl

Department of Biomedical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
Tel. +1 216 333-2730; Fax: +1 216 368 4969
Interests: in vitro and in vivo biomedical sensing; single cell level electrochemical and optical studies; electrochemistry and optical methods in microscopic domains
Prof. Dr. Martin Hegner

School of Physics, Centre for Research on Adaptive Nanostructures and Nanodevices, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 2, Ireland
Fax: +353 1 896 3037
Interests: optical trapping; optical tweezers; laser tweezers; trapping; scanning force microscopy; single molecule experiments; dynamic force spectroscopy; multifunctional cantilever array sensors; biosensors
Contribution: Special Issue: Microbial Sensors and Biosensors
Prof. Dr. Kuo-Chuan Ho

Department of Chemical Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taipei, 10617, Taiwan
Fax: +886 2 2362 3040
Interests: bioelectrochemistry; biosensors; electrochemical sensors; electrochromism; molecular imprinting; solar energy conversion and photovoltaics
Prof. Dr. I-Ming Hsing

Head and Professor, Division of Biomedical Engineering, Professor, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Room 2004A, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Fax: +852 31064857
Interests: biosensors; bioMEMS; biomicrosystem; electrochemistry-based detection of biomacromolecules and fuel cells (PEFC, DMFC and Micro Fuel Cell)
Contribution: Special Issue: Biosensors for Point-of-Care Applications
Prof. Dr. Nicole Jaffrezic-Renault

Institute of Analytical Sciences, UMR CNRS 5280, Department LSA, 5 Rue de La Doua, 69100 Villeurbanne, France
Tel. +33472448306; Fax: +33 472 43 12 06
Interests: biosensors; impedance; immunosensors; conductometric sensors; enzymatic sensors; affinity sensors
Contribution: Special Issue: ISFET Sensors
Special Issue: State-of-the-Art Sensors Technology in France 2016
In other journals:
Special Issue: Immunosensors 2012
Special Issue: Affinity Sensors
Prof. Dr. Huangxian Ju

Director, State Key Laboratory of Analytical Chemistry for Life Science, Department of Chemistry, Nanjing University, Nanjing 210093, China
Fax: +86-25-83593593
Interests: immunosensors; electrochemical sensors; chemically modified electrodes; biosensors; electroanalysis
Contribution: Special Issue: Papers presented at I3S2004, Nanjing
Special Issue: Nanobiosensing for Sensors
Prof. Dr. Evgeny Katz

Department of Chemistry & Biomolecular Science, Clarkson University, 8 Clarkson Avenue, Box 5810, Potsdam, New York 13699-5810, USA
Tel. 1-315-268-4421; Fax: +1 315 268 6610
Interests: bioelectronics; bionanotechnology; bioelectrochemistry; biosensors; enzymes; self-assembling; monolayers; modified electrodes
Prof. Dr. Michael Keusgen

Philipps-Universität Marburg, Institut für Pharmazeutische Chemie, Marbacher Weg 6, D-35032 Marburg, Germany
Tel. +4964212835808; Fax: +49 6421 28 26652
Interests: pharmaceutical biosensors; immobilization techniques; recombinat proteins; enzyme sensors; antibody sensors
Prof. Dr. Laszlo B. Kish

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, College Station, Texas A&M University, TX 77843, USA
Fax: +1 979 845 6259
Interests: fluctuation-enhanced chemical sensing; fluctuation-enhanced biological sensing; vibration-induced conductance fluctuation (VICOF) analysis of soils; noise-based logic and computing; unconditionally secure computers, hardware, memories and algorithms; unconditionally secure classical communication and networks; stealth communication
Contribution: Special Issue: Metal-Oxide Based Nanosensors
Special Issue: Sensing of Organic Pollution in Soil, Air, Water and Food
In other journals:
Special Issue: Bio- and Chemo-Sensor Networks and Arrays
Special Issue: Security in Vehicular Communication Networking
Prof. Dr. Heinz-Bernhard Kraatz

Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences, University of Toronto at Scarborough, 1265 Military Trail, Toronto M1C 1A4, Canada
Interests: electrochemical sensors; DNA and protein biosensors; chemical sensors; self-assembly; kinases; bioconjugates; secondary structure mimics
Contribution: Special Issue: DNA Sensors and Biosensors
Prof. Dr. Lauro Tatsuo Kubota

Institute of Chemistry - UNICAMP, Cidade Universitária Zeferino Vaz, POBox 6154, Zip Code 13083-970, Campinas, SP, Brazil
Fax: +55 19 3788 3023
Interests: biosensors; modified electrode; sensors; imunosensors; electrochemical sensors; nanosensors
Prof. Dr. Paul E. Laibinis

Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Vanderbilt University, VU Station B #351604, 2301 Vanderbilt Place, Nashville, TN 37235-1604, USA
Fax: +1 615 343 7951
Interests: thin films; surface modification; biosensors; DNA immobilization; self-assembly
Prof. Dr. Mike McShane

Texas A&M University, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Mailstop 3120, College Station, TX 77843-3120, USA
Fax: +1 979 845 4450
Interests: biomedical sensing and imaging; biomaterials; nanotechnology; biomedical optics; medical devices
Contribution: Special Issue: Glucose Sensors
Dr. Igor Medintz

Laboratory for Biosensors and Biomaterials, Center for Biomolecular Science & Engineering, United States Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, D.C. USA
Fax: +1 202 7679594
Interests: nanoparticle-biological interface, energy transfer, FRET, biosensing, enzymatic catalysis at a nanoparticle interface, nanoparticle-based cellular imaging
Contribution: Special Issue: Sensing with Quantum Dots
Special Issue: FRET Biosensors
In other journals:
Special Issue: Feature Paper
Prof. Dr. Chad A. Mirkin

Department of Chemistry, Northwestern University, 2145 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
Interests: biosensors; nanoparticles; nanolithography; supramolecular chemistry
Dr. Jay Nadeau

Biomedical Engineering, Lyman Duff Medical Building, Room 310, 3775 University St., Montreal, QC H3A 2B4, Canada
Interests: ion channel biosensors; quantum dots for biological labeling; robotic chemistry lab for martian life
Contribution: Special Issue: Nanotechnological Advances in Biosensors
Prof. Dr. Robert O'Neill

UCD School of Chemistry, Science Centre (South), Belfield, Dublin D04 N2E5, Ireland
Fax: +353 1 7162127
Interests: biosensors; brain monitoring; neurotransmitters; carbon paste electrodes; carbon fibre electrodes; ascorbic acid glutamate; dopamine; poly(phenylenediamine); polymer-modified electrodes; enzyme-modified electrodes
Contribution: Special Issue: Amperometric Sensors and Techniques for Neurochemical Monitoring
Dr. D. Marshall Porterfield

Purdue University, Department of Agricultural & Biological Engineering, Department of Horticulture & Landscape Architecture, Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, 225 South University Street, W. Lafayette, IN 47907-2093, USA
Fax: +1 765 496 1115
Interests: physiological sensing; scanning probe sensor technology; biosensors; bioMEMS; bionanotechnology and lab-on-a-chip systems; bioregenerative life support systems for spaceflight (cell signaling, biophysical limitations in microgravity; nutrient delivery technology)
Contribution: Special Issue: Physiological Sensing
Special Issue: BioMEMS for Integrating Nanotechnology and Cell Biology
Prof. Dr. Stephen Quake

Professor of Bioengineering and Applied Physics, Clark Center, E350Q, 318 Campus Drive, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
Fax: +1 650 736 1961
Interests: microfluidics; soft lithography; DNA chips; active fluidics
Dr. Michael W. Retsky

Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
University College London, Glower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK
Tel. +1-203-675-0017
Interests: cancer research; electron beam technology
Contribution: Special Issue: Neural Networks and Sensors
In other journals:
Special Issue: Neural Networks and Sensors
Special Issue: Surgery Induced Tumorigenesis in Breast and Other Cancers: An Inconvenient Truth?
Dr. Helmut Ringsdorf

Institute of Organic Chemistry, University Mainz, Duesbergweg 10-14, D-55099 Mainz, Germany
Fax: +49 6131 39 23145
Interests: biomembrane models; supramolecular systems; specific recognition; self-assembly; polymer therapeutics
Prof. Dr. Judith Rishpon

Department of Molecular Microbiology and Biotechnology, Tel-Aviv University, Ramat-Aviv 69978, Israel
Tel. +972-3-6409366; Fax: +972 3 640 9407
Interests: biosensors; bioelectrochemical sensors; enzyme electrodes; immunoelectrodes; on-site monitoring
Prof. Dr. S. Scott Saavedra

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Arizona, 1306 E. University, Tucson, AZ 85721-0041 USA
Fax: +1 520 621 8407
Interests: biosensors; surface spectroscopic techniques; biointerface science, proteo-lipid membranes
Prof. Dr. Michael J. Schöning *

Director, Institute of Nano- and Biotechnologies, Aachen University of Applied Sciences, Heinrich-Mußmann-Str. 1, 52428 Jülich, Germany
Interests: silicon-based (bio-)chemical sensors; field-effect devices; thin film and semiconductor techniques; microsystem technology
* Former Editor-in-Chief of Sensors during 2004-2005
Dr. Reza Ghodssi

Herbert Rabin Distinguished Chair in Engineering, Director, Institute for Systems Research, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
Interests: Chemical and Biological Sensing, Biofilm Monitoring and Treatment, Electrochemical Biosensors, Opto-Mechanical Biosensors
Prof. Dr. Joseph Wang

Professor, Department of Nanoengineering, University California San Diego (UCSD), La Jolla, CA 92093-0448, USA
Interests: amperometric sensors; nanosensor, bioelectronics; glucose monitoring; microfluidic devices
Dr. Pelagia-Irene Gouma

Center for Nanomaterials and Sensor Development, State University of New York, Stony Brook, NY 11794-2275, USA
Tel. +1 631 632 4537; Fax: +1 631 632 8052
Interests: resistive sensors, selective gas sensors, breath analysis, sensor arrays, wearable sensors, sensor devices
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Novel Non-Invasive Diagnostic Sensory Systems Based on Nanomaterials
Dr. Bayden Wood

Associate Professor, Australian Research Council Future Fellow, Monash University Room G24A, Building 19, Clayton, Victoria 3800, Australia
Fax: +61 3 9905 4597
Interests: raman spectroscopy; FTIR spectroscopy; single cells; tissues; hemes; malaria pigment; hemozoin; AFM/Raman imaging; cervical cancer
Contribution: Special Issue: State-of-the-Art Sensors Technology in Australia and New Zealand
Dr. Wee Ser

School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Interests: wearable sensing technology; sensor array signal processing; EEG signal analysis; medical image analysis; Lab-on-a-chip image analysis
Prof. Dr. Luigi Zeni

Professor of Electronics and Optoelectronics, Second University of Naples, Department of Industrial & Information Engineering, Via Roma 29, 81031 Aversa, Italy
Fax: +39 81 5037042
Interests: integrated optical sensors; optical biosensors; optical fiber sensors; structural health monitoring
Contribution: Special Issue: Optical Biosensors
Prof. Dr. Aydogan Ozcan

Electrical Engineering and Bioengineering Departments, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Interests: computational optical imaging and sensing, mobile health, telemedicine, global health
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Mobile Diagnosis
Prof. Dr. James F. Rusling

Department of Chemistry, U-60 and Department of Surgery and Neag Cancer Center (Health Center) 55 N. Eagleville Rd., University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269-3060, USA
Tel. +1-860-486-4909; Fax: +1-860-486-2981
Interests: bioelectrochemistry; bioanalytical chemistry; biosensors and arrays; nanoparticle-based cancer drug delivery; electrochemical catalysis; computer data analysis
Dr. Steve Semancik

Biomolecular Measurement Division, Material Measurement Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899-8362, USA
Interests: biosensors; electrochemical microdevices; nanostructured materials and interfaces; photonic signal enhancement
Prof. Dr. Kalle Levon

Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Department, New York University, 6 MetroTech Center, Brooklyn, NY 11201, USA
Tel. +1 646 997 3339
Interests: biosensors; tissue engineering; sequence analysis; protein structure/property relationship
Prof. Dr. Alex Simonian

275 Wilmore Laboratories, Materials Research and Education Center, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849, USA
Tel. +1-334-844-4485; Fax: +1-334-844-3400
Interests: nano-biosensors; chemical sensors and biosensors for food safety; biomedical applications; single molecule sensing; Nano-biomaterials and multi-functional biointerfaces; Chem- and Bio-sensors for air and water quality control; Kinetic (enzyme-based)- and affinity-based biosensors; cell- and cell culture- based biosensors
Prof. Dr. Chuan-Jian Zhong

Department of Chemistry, State University of New York at Binghamton, Binghamton, New York 13902, USA
Tel. +1-607-777-4605; Fax: +1-607-777-4478
Interests: advanced nanomaterials and interfaces towards smarter sensors and cleaner energies; metal; alloy; core-shell and magnetic nanoparticles and assemblies; chemical sensors; biosensors; gauge sensors; and biomedical devices; clean and sustainable energy production; storage; and conversion
Dr. Shelley D. Minteer

Department of Chemistry, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
Tel. 8015878325; Fax: +1 314 977 2521
Interests: biofuel cells; biosensors; bioelectrocatalysis; electroanalysis
Prof. Dr. Philip J. Hill

School of Biosciences, University of Nottingham, Sutton Bonington Campus, Sutton Bonington LE12 5RD, UK
Interests: bioluminescence; luminescence imaging; bacterial biosensors
Prof. Dr. Panicos Kyriacou

School of Mathematics, Computer Science and Engineering, City University London, Northampton Square, London, EC1V 0HB, UK
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Interests: biomedical optical sensors; tissue optics; spectrophotometry; bio-instrumentation; physiological measurement
Contribution: Special Issue: Optical Sensors in Medicine
Topical Collection: Sensors for Globalized Healthy Living and Wellbeing
Dr. Ashutosh Tiwari

Biosensors and Bioelectronics Centre Department of Physics, Chemistry and Biology (IFM) Linköping University S-58183 Linköping, Sweden
Interests: smart materials; advanced theranostics; superthin biodevices; responsive bio-interfaces
Contribution: Special Issue: Smart Materials for Switchable Sensors
Special Issue: Advanced Sensors and Sensing Materials-Seleted Papers from Advanced Materials World Congress, 23-26 August Stockholm, Sweden
Special Issue: Microbial and Enzymatic Biosensors
Dr. Roberto Pilloton

1st Researcher at CNR Institute for Atmospheric Pollution CNR - Via Salaria km 29, 300, Monterotondo, Rome, Italy Vice President of IAEAC (International Association on Environmental Analytical Chemistry,
Interests: electrochemistry, environmental analytical chemistry; biosensors; sensors and sensing; continuous flow monitoring; immobilization techniques; enzyme inhibitors; lab on a chip; nanostructured electrodes; screen printed electrodes; herbicides; pesticides; phenolic compounds; cholinesterases; photosystem II; laccase; tyrosinase; immobilized cells
Contribution: Special Issue: Amperometric Biosensors
Special Issue: Amperometric Biosensors
In other journals:
Special Issue: Screen-Printed Electrodes and Sensors
Prof. Dr. Ali Khademhosseini

Center for Biomedical Engineering, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
Interests: biomaterials; tissue engineering; microfluidics; nanotechnology; hydrogels; stem cells
Dr. Meyya Meyyappan

NASA Ames Research Center MS 229-3 Building 229, Room 214 Moffett Field, CA 94035, USA
Interests: Chem, bio and radiation sensors; nanomaterials such as carbon nanotubes; graphene and inorganic nanowires and their application development in sensors, electronics, optoelectronics and energy storage
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