Dr Yanfang   Wu
Research Associate

Dr Yanfang Wu

  • Ph.D. in Chemistry, The University of New South Wales, Australia (2018)

  • M.S. in Analytical Chemistry, Xiamen University, China (2013)

  • B.S. in Chemistry, Fuzhou University, China (2010)

Science
School of Chemistry

Dr. Yanfang Wu received his B.S. degree in Chemistry from Fuzhou University, China, in 2010 and M.S. degree in Analytical Chemistry from Xiamen University, China, in 2013. He then received his Ph.D. degree in Chemistry from the University of New South Wales, Australia (UNSW Sydney) in 2018. Since October 2018, he has been working as a postdoctoral research associate with Scientia Professor J. Justin Gooding in the School of Chemistry, UNSW Sydney.

Location
Rm 723, Level 7, Hilmer Building (E10), UNSW Sydney, Kensington

Publications

  • Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Yanfang Wu
    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, vol. 12, pp. 5196 - 5201, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/d1sc01044a
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Yanfang Wu
    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, vol. 137, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.trac.2021.116210
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Yanfang Wu
    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, vol. 59, pp. 20754 - 20766, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/anie.202005398
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Yanfang Wu
    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, vol. 11, pp. 12570 - 12579, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/d0sc04552g
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Yanfang Wu
    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, vol. 165, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bios.2020.112434
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Yanfang Wu
    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, vol. 186, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pocean.2020.102392
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Yanfang Wu
    Wu Y; Bennett D; Tilley RD; Gooding JJ, 2020, 'How Nanoparticles Transform Single Molecule Measurements into Quantitative Sensors', Advanced Materials, vol. 32, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adma.201904339
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Yanfang Wu
    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
    Dr Yanfang Wu
    Dai Y; Wu Y; Liu G; Gooding JJ, 2020, 'CRISPR Mediated Biosensing Toward Understanding Cellular Biology and Point-of-Care Diagnosis', Angewandte Chemie, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ange.202005398
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Yanfang Wu
    Wu Y; Lian J; Gonca¸ les VR; Pardehkhorram R; Tang W; Tilley RD; Gooding JJ, 2020, 'Patterned Molecular Films of Alkanethiol and PLL-PEG on Gold-Silicate Interfaces: How to Add Functionalities while Retaining Effective Antifouling', Langmuir, vol. 36, pp. 5243 - 5250, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.langmuir.0c00586
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Yanfang Wu
    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 | 2019
    Dr Yanfang Wu
    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, vol. 10, pp. 2109, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41467-019-10147-7
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Yanfang Wu
    Wu Y; Tilley RD; Gooding JJ, 2019, 'Challenges and Solutions in Developing Ultrasensitive Biosensors', Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 141, pp. 1162 - 1170, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jacs.8b09397
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Yanfang Wu
    Pardehkhorram R; Bonaccorsi S; Zhu H; Gonçales VR; Wu Y; Liu J; Lee NA; Tilley RD; Gooding JJ, 2019, 'Intrinsic and well-defined second generation hot spots in gold nanobipyramids: Versus gold nanorods', Chemical Communications, vol. 55, pp. 7707 - 7710, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c9cc02730k
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Yanfang Wu
    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, vol. 209, pp. 86 - 91, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2019.04.022
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Yanfang Wu
    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, vol. 210, pp. 145 - 171, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8FD90023J
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Yanfang Wu
    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, vol. 210, pp. 235 - 265, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8FD90024H
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Yanfang Wu
    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, vol. 210, pp. 333 - 351, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c8fd90025f
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Yanfang Wu
    Jiang C; Moraes Silva S; Fan S; Wu Y; Alam MT; Liu G; Justin Gooding J, 2017, 'Aryldiazonium salt derived mixed organic layers: From surface chemistry to their applications', Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, vol. 785, pp. 265 - 278, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jelechem.2016.11.043
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Yanfang Wu
    Kashi MB; Wu Y; Gonçales VR; Choudhury MH; Ciampi S; Gooding JJ, 2016, 'Silicon–SAM–AuNP electrodes: Electrochemical “switching” and stability', Electrochemistry Communications, vol. 70, pp. 28 - 32, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.elecom.2016.06.014
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Yanfang Wu
    Wu Y; Kashi MB; Yang Y; Gonçales VR; Ciampi S; Tilley RD; Gooding JJ, 2016, 'Light-activated electrochemistry on alkyne-terminated Si(100) surfaces towards solution-based redox probes', Electrochimica Acta, vol. 213, pp. 540 - 546, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.electacta.2016.07.120
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Yanfang Wu
    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, vol. 120, pp. 15941 - 15948, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpcc.5b12454
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Yanfang Wu
    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, vol. 61, pp. 370 - 373, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bios.2014.05.046
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Yanfang Wu
    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, vol. 59, pp. 365 - 369, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bios.2014.03.053
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Yanfang Wu
    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, vol. 191, pp. 60 - 66, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.snb.2013.09.050
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Yanfang Wu
    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, vol. 41, pp. 783 - 788, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bios.2012.10.002
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Yanfang Wu
    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, vol. 105, pp. 379 - 385, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.talanta.2012.10.066
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Yanfang Wu
    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, vol. 138, pp. 5563 - 5565, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c3an01207g
    Journal articles | 2012
    Dr Yanfang Wu
    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, vol. 94, pp. 356 - 360, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.talanta.2012.03.046
    Journal articles | 2012
    Dr Yanfang Wu
    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, vol. 745, pp. 33 - 37, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aca.2012.07.034

Awards

2020 UNSW School of Chemistry Safety Committee

2019 Dean’s Award for Outstanding PhD Theses

2019 Australian Centre for NanoMedicine Travel Award

2018 UNSW Science PhD Writing Scholarship

2018 Outstanding Reviewer for the peer-reviewed journal, Sensors and Actuator: B. Chemical

2017 Outstanding Reviewer for the peer-reviewed journal, Electrochimica Acta

2014 International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS)

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