Dr Yanfang Wu

Dr Yanfang Wu

Research Associate
  • PhD, UNSW Sydney
Science
School of Chemistry

Dr Yanfang Wu works as a postdoctoral researcher in the School of Chemistry. He has published more than 50 papers in top-tier peer-reviewed journals, including Chem. Soc. Rev., Nat. Commun., J. Am. Chem. Soc., Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. and Adv. Mater. His papers have garnered over 1800 citations and his H-index (Google Scholar) is 21.

 

 

Location
Level 7, Hilmer Building (E10), UNSW Sydney, Kensington
  • Journal articles | 2024
    Doan THP; Fried JP; Tang W; Hagness DE; Yang Y; Wu Y; Tilley RD; Gooding JJ, 2024, 'Nanopore Blockade Sensors for Quantitative Analysis Using an Optical Nanopore Assay', Nano Letters, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.nanolett.4c00530
    Journal articles | 2024
    Jamali SS; Wu Y; Homborg AM; Lemay SG; Gooding JJ, 2024, 'Interpretation of stochastic electrochemical data', Current Opinion in Electrochemistry, 46, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.coelec.2024.101505
    Journal articles | 2024
    Miming Z; Sun H; Zhang J; Wu Y; Gao Z; Zhan L; Yan J; Li J, 2024, 'Relationships among the climate-relevant gases during the Southern Ocean bloom season', Science of the Total Environment, 914, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2024.169887
    Journal articles | 2024
    Shang Y; Wang J; Xia H; Jiao C; Wu Y; Jiang Y; Wu X; Wen C; Zeng J, 2024, 'PEI-Mediated Assembly of Fe3O4 onto SiO2-Encapsulated CsPbBr3 for Highly Sensitive Fluorescent Lateral Flow Immunoassay', Analytical Chemistry, 96, pp. 6065 - 6071, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.analchem.4c00648
    Journal articles | 2024
    Song N; Chang N; Gentle A; Zeng Y; Jiang Y; Wu Y; Deng S; Cheng Y; Huang J; Zhou Z; Keevers M; Green MA, 2024, 'Multifunctional coatings for solar module glass', Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pip.3805
    Journal articles | 2024
    Villamanca D; Colin M; Ching K; Rawal A; Wu Y; Jun Kim D; Dubois M; Chen S, 2024, 'Preparation and properties of graphene oxyfluoride films', Applied Surface Science, 646, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apsusc.2023.158822
    Journal articles | 2024
    Zeng K; Tao H; Zhaoshi Y; Feng J; Jiang S; Wu Y; Yang R; He Z; Li Y, 2024, 'Plasma-Engraved Lattice-Matched NiO/NiFe2O4 Heterostructure with Ample Oxygen Vacancies for Efficient Water Electrolysis and Zn-Air Batteries', Chemistry - A European Journal, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/chem.202401272
    Journal articles | 2023
    Chang Y; Zhang Q; Xue W; Wu Y; Liu Y; Liu M, 2023, 'Self-assembly of protein-DNA superstructures for alkaline phosphatase detection in blood', Chemical Communications, 59, pp. 3399 - 3402, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/d3cc00228d
    Journal articles | 2023
    Rong M; Huang Y; Zhuang X; Ma Y; Xie H; Wu Y; Niu L, 2023, 'AND logic-gate-based Au@MnO2 sensing platform for tetracyclines with fluorescent and colorimetric dual-signal readouts', Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 393, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.snb.2023.134204
    Journal articles | 2023
    Zeng Y; Song N; Lim S; Keevers M; Wu Y; Yang Z; Pillai S; Jiang JY; Green M, 2023, 'Comparative durability study of commercial inner-pore antireflection coatings and alternative dense coatings', Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 251, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.solmat.2022.112122
    Journal articles | 2022
    Bohn P; Cao XE; Chang S; Chen D; Confederat S; Duleba D; Peisan E; Edwards MA; Ewing A; Gundry L; He J; Kamali AR; Kanoufi F; Kwon SR; Limani N; Linfield S; Liu X; Long YT; Lu SM; Mao BW; Minteer S; Pandey P; Ren H; Ross A; Slater B; Unwin P; Vakamulla Raghu SN; Venton J; Walcarius A; Wei H; Wu Y; Xiao L; Xu W; Ying YL; Yu P; Zhang Z, 2022, 'Advanced nanoelectrochemistry implementation: from concept to application: general discussion', Faraday Discussions, 233, pp. 354 - 373, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/d2fd90004a
    Journal articles | 2022
    Buckingham MA; Cao XE; Chang S; Chen HY; Chen Q; Chinnathambi S; Edwards MA; Fornasaro S; Gooding J; Hill C; Hirano-Iwata A; Kamali AR; Kanoufi F; Krause S; Kurihara K; Lemay SG; Linfield S; Liu X; Long YT; Lu SM; Ma H; Mao BW; Meloni GN; Menkin S; Minteer S; O’Neill S; Pandey P; Ren H; Slater B; Tian Z; Unwin P; Valavanis D; Walcarius A; Willets K; Wu Y; Xiao L; Xu W; Yang W; Ying YL; Zhang Z, 2022, 'Emerging electrochemical methods at the nanointerface: general discussion', Faraday Discussions, 233, pp. 257 - 282, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/d2fd90003c
    Journal articles | 2022
    Chen D; Wu Y; Tilley RD; Gooding JJ, 2022, 'Rapid and ultrasensitive electrochemical detection of DNA methylation for ovarian cancer diagnosis', Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 206, pp. 114126, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bios.2022.114126
    Journal articles | 2022
    Chen D; Wu Y, 2022, 'Rapid and Ultrasensitive Electrochemical Detection of TP53 Gene Mutation in Blood: Hybridization with a DNA/Gold-Coated Magnetic Nanoparticle Network', Analysis and Sensing, 2, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/anse.202200032
    Journal articles | 2022
    Chi Y; Shi M; Wu Y; Wu Y; Chang Y; Liu M, 2022, 'Single bacteria detection by droplet DNAzyme-coupled rolling circle amplification', Analytical Methods, 14, pp. 2244 - 2248, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/d2ay00656a
    Journal articles | 2022
    Fried JP; Wu Y; Tilley RD; Gooding JJ, 2022, 'Optical Nanopore Sensors for Quantitative Analysis', Nano Letters, 22, pp. 869 - 880, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.nanolett.1c03976
    Journal articles | 2022
    Guo Z; Wu Y; Xie Z; Shao J; Liu J; Yao Y; Wang J; Shen Y; Gooding JJ; Liang K, 2022, 'Self-Propelled Initiative Collision at Microelectrodes with Vertically Mobile Micromotors', Angewandte Chemie - International Edition, 61, pp. e202209747, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/anie.202209747
    Journal articles | 2022
    Guo Z; Wu Y; Xie Z; Shao J; Liu J; Yao Y; Wang J; Shen Y; Gooding JJ; Liang K, 2022, 'Self‐Propelled Initiative Collision at Microelectrodes with Vertically Mobile Micromotors', Angewandte Chemie, 134, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ange.202209747
    Journal articles | 2022
    Wu Y; Gooding JJ, 2022, 'The application of single molecule nanopore sensing for quantitative analysis', Chemical Society Reviews, 51, pp. 3862 - 3885, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/d1cs00988e
    Journal articles | 2022
    Zhang M; Booge D; Yan J; Xu S; Liang C; Wu Y; Yang B; Wang J; Zhao J; Li D; Pan J; Park K, 2022, 'Abundant microzooplankton possibly cause ultrahigh seawater dimethylsulfide during Southern Ocean algal blooms', Progress in Oceanography, 202, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pocean.2022.102744
    Journal articles | 2021
    Chen D; Wu Y; Hoque S; Tilley RD; Gooding JJ, 2021, 'Rapid and ultrasensitive electrochemical detection of circulating tumor DNA by hybridization on the network of gold-coated magnetic nanoparticles', Chemical Science, 12, pp. 5196 - 5201, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/d1sc01044a
    Journal articles | 2021
    Li F; Wu Y; Chen D; Guo Y; Wang X; Sun X, 2021, 'Sensitive dual-labeled electrochemical aptasensor for simultaneous detection of multi-antibiotics in milk', International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 46, pp. 23301 - 23309, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2021.04.007
    Journal articles | 2021
    Tang W; Wu Y; Mehdipour M; Chen HS; Tilley RD; Gooding JJ, 2021, 'Key Parameters That Determine the Magnitude of the Decrease in Current in Nanopore Blockade Sensors', Nano Letters, 21, pp. 9374 - 9380, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.nanolett.1c01855
    Journal articles | 2021
    Wu Y; Jamali S; Tilley RD; Gooding JJ, 2021, 'Spiers Memorial Lecture. Next generation nanoelectrochemistry: the fundamental advances needed for applications', Faraday Discussions, 233, pp. 10 - 32, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/d1fd00088h
    Journal articles | 2021
    Zhang M; Marandino CA; Yan J; Wu Y; Park K; Sun H; Gao Z; Xu S, 2021, 'Unravelling Surface Seawater DMS Concentration and Sea-To-Air Flux Changes After Sea Ice Retreat in the Western Arctic Ocean', Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 35, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2020GB006796
    Journal articles | 2021
    Zhang Y; Wu Y; Wu Y; Chang Y; Liu M, 2021, 'CRISPR-Cas systems: From gene scissors to programmable biosensors', TrAC - Trends in Analytical Chemistry, 137, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.trac.2021.116210
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dai Y; Wu Y; Liu G; Gooding JJ, 2020, 'CRISPR Mediated Biosensing Toward Understanding Cellular Biology and Point-of-Care Diagnosis', Angewandte Chemie - International Edition, 59, pp. 20754 - 20766, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/anie.202005398
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dai Y; Wu Y; Liu G; Gooding JJ, 2020, 'CRISPR Mediated Biosensing Toward Understanding Cellular Biology and Point-of-Care Diagnosis', Angewandte Chemie, 132, pp. 20938 - 20950, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ange.202005398
    Journal articles | 2020
    Pan Y; Ren H; Chen R; Wu Y; Chu D, 2020, 'Enhanced Electrocatalytic Oxygen Evolution by Manipulation of Electron Transfer through Cobalt-Phosphorous Bridging', Chemical Engineering Journal, pp. 125660, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2020.125660
    Journal articles | 2020
    Pan Y; Wu Y; Hsain HA; Su R; Cazorla C; Chu D, 2020, 'Synergetic Modulating the Electronic Structure and Hydrophilicity of Nickel-Iron Hydroxide for Efficient Oxygen Evolution by UV/Ozone Treatment', Journal of Materials Chemistry A, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/D0TA03470C
    Journal articles | 2020
    Wu Y; Bennett D; Tilley RD; Gooding JJ, 2020, 'How Nanoparticles Transform Single Molecule Measurements into Quantitative Sensors', Advanced Materials, 32, pp. e1904339, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adma.201904339
    Journal articles | 2020
    Wu Y; Chuah K; Gooding JJ, 2020, 'Evaluating the sensing performance of nanopore blockade sensors: A case study of prostate-specific antigen assay', Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 165, pp. 112434, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bios.2020.112434
    Journal articles | 2020
    Wu Y; Lian J; Gonca¸ les VR; Pardehkhorram R; Tang W; Tilley RD; Gooding JJ; Goncales V, 2020, 'Patterned Molecular Films of Alkanethiol and PLL-PEG on Gold-Silicate Interfaces: How to Add Functionalities while Retaining Effective Antifouling', Langmuir, 36, pp. 5243 - 5250, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.langmuir.0c00586
    Journal articles | 2020
    Wu Y; Yao Y; Cheong S; Tilley RD; Gooding JJ, 2020, 'Selectively detecting attomolar concentrations of proteins using gold lined nanopores in a nanopore blockade sensor', Chemical Science, 11, pp. 12570 - 12579, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/d0sc04552g
    Journal articles | 2020
    Zhang M; Park KT; Yan J; Park K; Wu Y; Jang E; Gao W; Tan G; Wang J; Chen L, 2020, 'Atmospheric dimethyl sulfide and its significant influence on the sea-to-air flux calculation over the Southern Ocean', Progress in Oceanography, 186, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pocean.2020.102392
    Journal articles | 2019
    Chuah K; Wu Y; Vivekchand SRC; Gaus K; Reece PJ; Micolich AP; Gooding JJ, 2019, 'Nanopore blockade sensors for ultrasensitive detection of proteins in complex biological samples', Nature Communications, 10, pp. 2109, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41467-019-10147-7
    Journal articles | 2019
    Pardehkhorram R; Bonaccorsi S; Zhu H; Gonçales VR; Wu Y; Liu J; Lee NA; Tilley RD; Gooding JJ; Goncales V, 2019, 'Intrinsic and well-defined second generation hot spots in gold nanobipyramids: Versus gold nanorods', Chemical Communications, 55, pp. 7707 - 7710, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c9cc02730k
    Journal articles | 2019
    Wu Y; Tilley RD; Gooding JJ, 2019, 'Challenges and Solutions in Developing Ultrasensitive Biosensors', Journal of the American Chemical Society, 141, pp. 1162 - 1170, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jacs.8b09397
    Journal articles | 2019
    Zhang M; Gao W; Yan J; Wu Y; Marandino CA; Park K; Chen L; Lin Q; Tan G; Pan M, 2019, 'An integrated sampler for shipboard underway measurement of dimethyl sulfide in surface seawater and air', Atmospheric Environment, 209, pp. 86 - 91, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2019.04.022
    Journal articles | 2018
    Alzahrani H; Antoine C; Aoki K; Baker L; Balme S; Bentley C; Bhattacharya G; Bohn PW; Cai Q; Cao C; Commandeur D; Crooks RM; Edwards M; Ewing A; Fu K; Galeyeva A; Gao R; Hersbach T; Hillman R; Hu YX; Jiang L; Kanoufi F; Kranz C; Liu S; Löffler T; Long Y; Macpherson J; McKelvey K; Minteer S; Mirkin M; Mount A; Nichols R; Nogala W; Öhl D; Qiu K; Ren H; Rudd J; Schuhmann W; Siwy Z; Tian Z; Unwin P; Wang Y; Wilde P; Wu Y; Yang Z; Ying Y, 2018, 'Processes at nanoelectrodes: General discussion', Faraday Discussions, 210, pp. 235 - 265, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8FD90024H
    Journal articles | 2018
    Alzahrani H; Antoine C; Baker L; Balme S; Bhattacharya G; Bohn PW; Cai Q; Chikere C; Crooks RM; Das N; Edwards M; Ehi-Eromosele C; Ermann N; Jiang L; Kanoufi F; Kranz C; Long Y; Macpherson J; McKelvey K; Mirkin M; Nichols R; Nogala W; Pelta J; Ren H; Rudd J; Schuhmann W; Siwy Z; Tian Z; Unwin P; Wen L; White H; Willets K; Wu Y; Ying Y, 2018, 'Processes at nanopores and bio-nanointerfaces: General discussion', Faraday Discussions, 210, pp. 145 - 171, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8FD90023J
    Journal articles | 2018
    Alzahrani H; Bentley C; Bohn PW; Chikere C; Commandeur D; Crooks RM; Ehi-Eromosele C; Ewing A; Galeyeva A; Hersbach T; Hillman R; Kanoufi F; Koper M; Kranz C; Löffler T; Long Y; Macpherson J; McKelvey K; Minteer S; Mirkin M; Nichols R; Nogala W; Öhl D; Pelta J; Ren H; Rudd J; Schuhmann W; Tian Z; Unwin P; Vezzoli A; Willets K; Wu Y; Yang Z; Zhan D; Zhao C, 2018, 'Energy conversion at nanointerfaces: General discussion', Faraday Discussions, 210, pp. 333 - 351, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c8fd90025f
    Journal articles | 2017
    Jiang C; Moraes Silva S; Fan S; Wu Y; Alam MT; Liu G; Justin Gooding J; Gooding J, 2017, 'Aryldiazonium salt derived mixed organic layers: From surface chemistry to their applications', Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 785, pp. 265 - 278, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jelechem.2016.11.043
    Journal articles | 2016
    Gonçales VR; Wu Y; Gupta B; Parker SG; Yang Y; Ciampi S; Tilley R; Gooding JJ, 2016, 'Stability of Chemically Passivated Silicon Electrodes in Aqueous Solutions: Interplay between Bias Voltage and Hydration of the Electrolyte', Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 120, pp. 15941 - 15948, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpcc.5b12454
    Journal articles | 2016
    Kashi MB; Wu Y; Gonçales VR; Choudhury MH; Ciampi S; Gooding JJ; Goncales V; Bolourian Kashi M, 2016, 'Silicon–SAM–AuNP electrodes: Electrochemical “switching” and stability', Electrochemistry Communications, 70, pp. 28 - 32, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.elecom.2016.06.014
    Journal articles | 2016
    Wu Y; Kashi MB; Yang Y; Gonçales VR; Ciampi S; Tilley RD; Gooding JJ; Goncales V; Bolourian Kashi M, 2016, 'Light-activated electrochemistry on alkyne-terminated Si(100) surfaces towards solution-based redox probes', Electrochimica Acta, 213, pp. 540 - 546, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.electacta.2016.07.120
    Journal articles | 2014
    Cai Z; Chen Y; Lin C; Wu Y; Yang CJ; Wang Y; Chen X, 2014, 'A dual-signal amplification method for the DNA detection based on exonuclease III', Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 61, pp. 370 - 373, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bios.2014.05.046
    Journal articles | 2014
    Lin C; Wu Y; Luo F; Chen D; Chen X, 2014, 'A label-free electrochemical DNA sensor using methylene blue as redox indicator based on an exonuclease III-aided target recycling strategy', Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 59, pp. 365 - 369, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bios.2014.03.053
    Journal articles | 2014
    Wu YF; Cai ZM; Wu GH; Rong MC; Jiang YQ; Yang CYJ; Chen X, 2014, 'A novel signal-on DNAzyme-based electrochemiluminescence, sensor for Pb2+', Sensors and Actuators, B: Chemical, 191, pp. 60 - 66, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.snb.2013.09.050
    Journal articles | 2013
    Cai Z; Song Y; Wu Y; Zhu Z; James Yang C; Chen X, 2013, 'An electrochemical sensor based on label-free functional allosteric molecular beacons for detection target DNA/miRNA', Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 41, pp. 783 - 788, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bios.2012.10.002
    Journal articles | 2013
    Wu G-H; Song X-H; Wu Y-F; Chen X-M; Luo F; Chen X, 2013, 'Non-enzymatic electrochemical glucose sensor based on platinum nanoflowers supported on graphene oxide', TALANTA, 105, pp. 379 - 385, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.talanta.2012.10.066
    Journal articles | 2013
    Wu Y; Huang J; Zhou T; Rong M; Jiang Y; Chen X, 2013, 'A novel solid-state electrochemiluminescence sensor for the determination of hydrogen peroxide based on an Au nanocluster-silica nanoparticle nanocomposite', Analyst, 138, pp. 5563 - 5565, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c3an01207g
    Journal articles | 2012
    Chen X; Cai ZM; Wu YF; Huang YH; Li QP; Chen XM, 2012, 'An electrochemiluminescence sensor based on a Ru(bpy)32+-silica-chitosan/nanogold composite film', Talanta, 94, pp. 356 - 360, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.talanta.2012.03.046
    Journal articles | 2012
    Wu GH; Wu YF; Liu XW; Rong MC; Chen XM; Chen X, 2012, 'An electrochemical ascorbic acid sensor based on palladium nanoparticles supported on graphene oxide', Analytica Chimica Acta, 745, pp. 33 - 37, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aca.2012.07.034
  • Preprints | 2020
    Zhang M; Booge D; Yan J; Liang C; Wu Y; Bo Y; Xu S; Wang J; Zhao J; Li D; Pan J; Park K, 2020, The grazing of abundant microzooplankton causes ultrahigh seawater dimethylsulfide during Southern Ocean algal blooms, , http://dx.doi.org/10.22541/au.160157496.63179933

  • 2023 Winner, Best Oral Presentation Award (sponsored by the journals Advanced Healthcare Materials and Advanced NanoBiomed Research) at the 13th International NanoMedicine Conference, Sydney, Australia, 19-21 June 2023
  • 2023 Winner, Australian Centre for NanoMedicine Travel Award
  • 2021 Finalist, Metrohm-Electrochemistry Division of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute Young Electrochemist in the Australia/New Zealand (Post-doctoral category)
  • 2021 First runner-up to the 2021 Biosensors and Bioelectronics Best Paper Award
  • 2019 Winner, Dean’s Award for Outstanding PhD Theses
  • 2019 Winner, Australian Centre for NanoMedicine Travel Award
  • 2018 Recipient, UNSW Science PhD Writing Scholarship
  • 2018 Outstanding Reviewer for Q1 journal, Sensors and Actuator: B. Chemical
  • 2017 Outstanding Reviewer for Q1 journal, Electrochimica Acta
  • 2014 Recipient, International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS)

Bioelectronic systems for disease diagnosis 

Single-molecule sensors for quantitative analysis

Micro-/nano-fabrication of sensor devices

Single-particle collision electrochemistry

Paper-based analytical sensors for onsite testing

Electrochemiluminescence (ECL) sensors

My Research Supervision

 I have helped co-supervise 6 PhD students and 1 Honours student with 4 completions so far.