Creating windows into the body

Scientific Publications

2015 Publications

A Fiber-Tip Label-Free Biological Sensing Platform: A Practical Approach toward In-Vivo Sensing    Alexandre François, Tess Reynolds and Tanya M. Monro;  Sensors 2015, 15(1), 1168-1181; doi:10.3390/s150101168

Bright, water-soluble CeF3 photo-, cathodo-, and X-ray luminescent nanoparticles; Sandhya Clement,Wei Deng,Krystyna Drozdowicz-Tomsia, Deming Liu, Cameron Zachreson, Ewa M. Goldys; Journal of Nanoparticle Research; January 2015, 17:7

Computational Modeling of Hole Distortion in Extruded Microstructured Optical Fiber Glass Preforms; Mohamed Trabelssi; Heike Ebendorff-Heidepriem; Kathleen A. Richardson; Tanya M. Monro; Paul F. Joseph;  Journal of Lightwave Technology; 01/2015; 33(2)

Synthesis of a ternary polyaniline@acetylene black-sulfur material by continuous two-step liquid phase for lithium sulphur batteries; Yang Sun, Shengping Wang, Hong Cheng, Yu Dai, Jingxian Yu and Jinping Wu; Electrochimica Acta. 2015, 158, 143-151

Microfluidic detection of vitamin D3 compounds using a cylindrical optical mi-crocavity; J. Chan, T. Thiessen, S. Lane, P. West, K. Gardner, A. François, and A. Meldrum; Sensors Journal, IEEE  (Volume:PP ,  Issue: 99 )    

REDOX and anti-oxidant state within cattle oocytes following in vitro maturation with bone morphogenetic protein 15 and follicle stimulating hormone;  Melanie L Sutton-McDowall, Malcolm Purdey, Hannah M Brown, Andrew Abell, David G Mottershead, Pablo D Cetica, Gabriel C Dalvit, Ewa M Goldys, Robert B Gilchrist, David K Gardner, Jeremy G Thompson,  Molecular Reproduction and Development; 2015 Feb 2015 (ePub)

Protein biosensing with fluorescent microcapillaries; S. Lane, P. West, A. François, and A. Meldrum;  9 Feb 2015 | Vol. 23, No. 3 | DOI:10.1364/OE.23.002577 | OPTICS EXPRESS 2577

Lithium vanadium phosphate as cathode material for lithium ion batteries; Du Tao, Shengping Wang, Yongchao Liu, Yu Dai, Jingxian Yu and Xinrong Lei; Ionics (2015) 21:1201–1239; DOI 10.1007/s11581-015-1405-3.

Boronate probes for the detection of hydrogen peroxide release from human spermatozoa;  Malcolm S. Purdeya, Haley S. Connaughtonb, Sara Whitingb, Erik P. Schartnera, Tanya M. Monroa, Jeremy G. Thompsonc, R. John Aitkenb, , , Andrew D. Abella, ,     Free Radical Biology and Medicine, Volume 81, April 2015, Pages 69–76 doi:10.1016/j.freeradbiomed.2015.01.015

Photoswitchable Membranes Based on Peptide-Modified Nanoporous Anodic Alumina: Toward Smart Membranes for On-Demand Molecular Transport; Tushar Kumeria, Jingxian Yu, Mohammed Alsawat, Mahaveer D. Kurkuri, Abel Santos, Andrew D. Abell and Dusan Losic; advanced materilas; DOI: 10.1002/adma.201500473

Polymer based whispering gallery mode laser for biosensing applications;  Alexandre François, Nicolas Riesen, Hong Ji, Shahraam Afshar V. and Tanya M. Monro;  Appl. Phys. Lett. 106, 031104 (2015); 

Hyperglycaemia and lipid differentially impair mouse oocyte developmental competence, Wong SL, Wu LL, Robker RL, Thompson JG & Sutton-McDowall ML (2015);  Reproduction, Fertility and Development, accepted (RD14328)

Lattice QCD Evidence that the Λ(1405)  Resonance is an Antikaon-Nucleon Molecule; Jonathan M. M. Hall, Waseem Kamleh, Derek B. Leinweber, Benjamin J. Menadue, Benjamin J. Owen, Anthony W. Thomas, and Ross D. Young;  Phys. Rev. Lett. 114, 132002 – Published 1 April 2015

The Correlation of Electrochemical Measurements and Molecular Junction Conductance Simulations in β-Strand Peptides; John R. Horsley, Dr. Jingxian Yu and Prof. Andrew D. Abell; Chemistry - A European Journal; Volume 21, Issue 15,  pages 5926–5933, April 7, 2015

Nanodiamond in tellurite glass Part II: practical nanodiamond-doped fibers;   Yinlan Ruan, Hong Ji, Brett C. Johnson, Takeshi Ohshima, Andrew D. Greentree, Brant C. Gibson, Tanya M. Monro, Heike Ebendorff-Heidepriem; Optical Materials Express;  Vol.5 Issue 1 pp. 73-87: 2015: doi: 10.1364/OME.5.000073    

Multifunctional glucose biosensors from Fe3O4 nanoparticles modified chitosan/graphene nanocomposites; Wenjing Zhang, Xiaojian Li, Ruitao Zou, Huizi Wu, Haiyan Shi, Shanshan Yu, & Yong Liu; 2015; Scientific Reports 5,Article number:11129  doi:10.1038/srep11129

Method for predicting whispering gallery mode spectra of spherical microresonators;  Jonathan M. M. Hall, V. Shahraam Afshar, Matthew R. Henderson, Alexandre François, Tess Reynolds, Nicolas Riesen, and Tanya M. Monro    Optics Express; Vol. 23; 9924-9937; 2015;   doi: 10.1364/OE.23.009924

Medically Relevant Assays with a Simple Smartphone and Tablet Based Fluorescence Detection System; Piotr Wargocki, Wei Deng, Ayad G. Anwer and Ewa M. Goldys; Sensors 2015, 15(5), 11653-11664; doi:10.3390/s150511653

Optimization of whispering gallery resonator design for biosensing applications;  T. Reynolds, M. R. Henderson, A. François, N. Riesen, J. M.M. Hall, S.V. Afshar, S.J. Nicholls, and T.M. Monro; Optics Express: Vol. 23 (13) pp. 17067-17076 (2015); doi: 10.1364/OE.23.017067    Optics Express  

Atom-Photon Coupling from Nitrogen-vacancy Centres Embedded in Tellurite Microspheres; Yinlan Ruan, Brant C. Gibson, Desmond W. M. Lau, Andrew D. Greentree, Hong Ji, Heike Ebendorff-Heidepriem, Brett C. Johnson, & Tanya M. Monro; Scientific Reports 5: doi:10.1038/srep11129

Universal sensitivity of propagating surface plasmon resonance in nanostructure arrays; Peipei Jia and Jun Yang; Optics Express Vol 23 (14) 2015; doi: 10.1364/OE.23.018658

Infrared Fibers; Guangming Tao, Heike Ebendorff-Heidepriem, Alexander M. Stolyarov, Sylvain Danto, John V. Badding, Yoel Fink, John Ballato, and Ayman F. Abouraddy; Advances in Optics and Photonics; Vol 7 (2) 2015: doi: 10.1364/AOP.7.000379

Photoregulation of α-Chymotrypsin Activity by Spiropyran-Based Inhibitors in Solution and Attached to an Optical Fiber; Xiaozhou Zhang, Sabrina Heng and Andrew. D. Abell;  Chemistry - A European Journal; Volume 21(30); 2015

Electrochemical characterization for lithium vanadium phosphate with different calcination temperatures prepared by the sol–gel method; Yongchao Liua, Shengping Wanga, Du Taoa, Yu Daia, Jingxian Yu; Materials Characterization; doi:10.1016/j.matchar.2015.07.014.

Demonstration of an exposed-core fiber platform for two-photon rubidium spectroscopy; C. Perrella, H. P. Griesser, P. S. Light, R. Kostecki, T. M. Stace, H. Ebendorff-Heidepriem, T. M. Monro, A. G. White, and A. N. Luiten; Physical Review Applied

Detecting nonlinear acoustic waves in liquids with nonlinear dipole optical antennae; Ivan S. Maksymov and Andrew D. Greentree;    Photoacoustics

Background-free in-vivo Imaging of Vitamin C using Time-gateable Responsive Probe; Bo Song, Zhiqing Ye, Yajie Yang, Hua Ma, Xianlin Zheng, Jingli Yuan, Dayong Jin; Scientific Reports

Multifunctional chitosan/polyvinyl pyrrolidone/45S5 Bioglass scaffolds for MC3T3-E1 cell stimulation and drug release; Qingqing Yao, Wei Li, Shanshan Yu, Liwei Ma, Dayong Jin, Aldo R. Boccaccini, Yong Liu; Materials Science and Engineering: C, 2015, 56, 473-480

In situ incorporation of a S, N doped carbon/sulfur composite for lithium sulfur batteries; Zhigao Yang, Yu Dai, Shengping Wang, Hong Chenga and Jingxian Yu; RSC Adv., 2015,5, 78017-78025; DOI: 10.1039/C5RA15360C.

Dark state adiabatic passage with branched networks and high-spin systems: spin separation and entanglement; Caitlin Batey, Jan Jeske and Andrew D. Greentree; Front. ICT, 15 September 2015

Elliptical pore regularization of the inverse problem for microstructured optical fibre fabrication; P. Buchak, D.G. Crowdy, Y.M. Stokes, H. Ebendorff-Heidepriem; Journal of Fluid Mechanics / Volume 778 / September 2015, pp 5- 38

Optical properties of a conjugated-polymer sensitised solar cell: the effect of interfacial structure; Daniel W. Drumm, A. Bilic, Y. Tachibana, A. Miller and S. P. Russo; Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 17:14489, 2015 DOI: 10.1039/C4CP05290K

Multifunctional luminescent nanomaterials from NaLa(MoO4)2:Eu3+/Tb3+ with tunable decay lifetimes, emission colors, and enhanced cell viability;  Mei Yang, Youlong Liang, Qingyuan Gui, Bingxin Zhao, Dayong Jin, Mimi Lin, Lu Yan, Hongpeng You, Liming Dai, and Yong Liu;  Scientific Reports 5, Article number: 11844 (2015)    Scientific reports    

Dark state adiabatic passage with branched networks and high-spin systems: spin separation and entanglement ; Caitlin Batey, Jan Jeske and Andrew D. Greentree;  Front. ICT, 15 September 2015

Surface Plasmon Scattering in Exposed Core Optical Fiber for Enhanced Resolution Refractive Index Sensing;  Elizaveta Klantsataya, Alexandre François, Heike Ebendorff-Heidepriem, Peter Hoffmann and Tanya M. Monro; Sensors 2015, 15, 25090-25102; doi:10.3390/s151025090 

One-step Protein Conjugation to Upconversion Nanoparticles; Jie Lu, Yinghui Chen, Deming Liu, Wei Ren, Yiqing Lu, Yu Shi, James A. Piper, Ian T. Paulsen, and Dayong Jin;  Anal Chem. 2015 Oct 2. [Epub ahead of print]

Somatostatin 2A receptors are not expressed on functionally identified respiratory neurons in the ventral respiratory column of the rat;  Le S, Turner AJ, Parker LM, Burke PG, Kumar NN, Goodchild AK, McMullan S, J; Comp Neurol. 2015 Oct 16. doi: 10.1002/cne.23912  

Q-factor limits for far-field detection of whispering gallery modes in active microspheres; Nicolas Riesen, Tess Reynolds, Alexandre Francois, Matthew Henderson, and Tanya Monro; Optics Express 23(22):28896-28904  

Functional hyperspectral imaging captures subtle details of cell metabolism in olfactory neurosphere cells, disease-specific models of neurodegenerative disorders;    Gosnell ME, Anwer AG, Cassano JC, Sue CM and Goldys EM; Biochimica et Biophysica Acta 10/2015  

The effects of 2,4-dinitrophenol and D-glucose concentration on the development, sex ratio, and interferon-tau (IFNT) production of bovine blastocysts;  Green MP, Harvey AJ, Spate LD, Kimura K, Thompson JG, Roberts RM; Mol Reprod Dev. 2015 Oct 14. doi: 10.1002/mrd.22590

Microstructured optical fibre drawing with active channel pressurisation; Michael J. Chen, Yvonne M. Stokes,  Peter Buchak, Darren G. Crowdy and Heike Ebendorff-Heidepriem; J. Fluid Mech. (2015), vol. 783, pp. 137–165 

Detection of gold nanoparticles with different sizes using absorption and fluorescence based method; Agnieszka Zuber, Malcolm Purdey, Erik Schartner, Caroline Forbes; Benjamin van der Hoekc, David Giles c, Andrew Abell a,b, Tanya Monroa,b,d,
Heike Ebendorff-Heidepriem; Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical; doi:10.1016/j.snb.2015.12.044.

A novel biocompatible europium ligand for sensitive time-gated immunodetection; Nima Sayyadi, Russell E. Connally and Andrew Try; Chemical Communications, 2016, 52, 1154. DOI: 10.1039/c5cc06811h.

Proteome Analysis of Ground State Pluripotency; Sara Taleahmad, Mehdi Mirzaei, Lindsay M. Parker, Seyedeh-Nafiseh Hassani, Sepideh Mollamohammadi, Ali Sharifi-Zarchi, Paul A. Haynes, Hossein Baharvand & Ghasem Hosseini Salekdeh
Scientific Reports 5, Article number: 17985 (2015); DOI:10.1038/srep17985.

A Dual Sensor for pH and Hydrogen Peroxide Using Polymer-Coated Optical Fibre Tips; Malcolm S. Purdey, Jeremy G. Thompson, Tanya M. Monro, Andrew D. Abell and Erik P. Schartner; Sensors; 2015, 15(12), 31904-31913; doi:10.3390/s151229893.

Nanocomposites of gold nanoparticles and graphene oxide towards an stable label-free electrochemical immunosensor for detection of cardiac marker troponin-I; 
Guozhen Liu, Meng Qi, Yin Zhang, Chaomin Cao, Ewa M. Goldys; Analytica Chimica Acta; doi:10.1016/j.aca.2015.12.023.

Targeted Radionuclide Therapy of Human Tumors; Sergey V. Gudkov, Natalya Yu. Shilyagina, Vladimir A. Vodeneev and Andrei V. Zvyagin; Int J Mol Sci. 2016 Jan; 17(1):33. DOI 10.3390/ijms17010033.


Review Articles

Solid-binding peptides: smart tools for nanobiotechnology;   Andrew Care, Peter L. Bergquist, and Anwar Sunna; Trends Biotechnol. 2015 Mar 19. pii: S0167-7799(15)00043-8. doi: 10.1016/j.tibtech.2015.02.005. [Epub ahead of print]

 Electroactive biocompatible materials for nerve cell stimulation, (Review), M. Yang, Y. Liang, Q. Gui, J. Chen, and Y. Liu; Materials research Express; Vol: 2,Page: 042001. DOI:10.1088/2053-1591/2/4/042001.

The Ovarian Antral Follicle: Living on the Edge of Hypoxia or Not?  Jeremy G. Thompson,  Hannah M. Brown,  Karen L. Kind, and  Darryl L. Russell    Biology of Reproduction May 13, 2015 biolreprod.115.128660 

Taming the light in microstructured optical fibers for sensing; Erik P. Schartner, Georgios Tsiminis, Alexandre François, Roman Kostecki, Stephen C. Warren-Smith, Linh Viet Nguyen, Sabrina Heng, Tess Reynolds, Elizaveta Klantsataya, Kris J. Rowland, Andrew D. Abell, Heike Ebendorff-Heidepriem, and Tanya M. Monro; Journal of Applied Glass Science, DOI: 10.1111/ijag.12128

Non-absorbable mesoporous silica for the development of protein sequestration therapies; Alfonso E. Garcia-Bennett, Lluis Balelli; Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications (2015)


Book Chapters

Use of Nanotechnology in Pregnancy, Achini K. Vidanapathirana, Encyclopedia of Nanotechnology; DOI 10.1007/978-94-007-6178-0_100902-1

Solid-Binding Peptides: New Immobilisation Strategies for Extremophile Biocatalysis in Biotechnology; Andrew Care and Anwar Sunna;  Springer Booke Series: Grand Challenges in Biology and Biotechnology - Biotechnology of Extremophiles: Advances and Challenges

Nanoparticle Biocomplexes for Luminescence Imaging and Sensing in-vivo and in vitro;  A.V.Zvyagin, V.K.A. Sreenivasan, E.M. Goldys, V.Ya. Panchenko, S.M.Deyev, “Bio-Synthetic Hybrid Materials and Bionanoparticles” in “RSC Smart Materials Series”, 2015



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2014 Publications

The Centre for Nanoscale BioPhotonics links Australia's key nanophotonics groups and builds on Global Collaborations with a focus on doing the science required to advance biology.