Dr Ying   Zhu
Adjunct Lecturer

Dr Ying Zhu

  • PhD, Chemistry, The University of New South Wales (UNSW), Australia (01/2015)
  • Bachelor’s degree, Materials Science and Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China (06/2009)

 

medicine-health
St. George Clin Sch- Operating

Dr. Ying Zhu received her B.S. degree in Materials Science and Engineering from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China, in 2009. She then received her PhD degree in Chemistry from the University of New South Wales, Australia (UNSW Australia) in 2015. Following that, she worked as a research associate in Dartmouth College from 2015 to 2016. She was back to UNSW as an early career research fellow support by Cancer Institute NSW Early Career Fellowship from 2017-2020. She is now a lecturer in the School of Biomedical Engineering at University of Technology Sydney.

Phone
+61 2 9385 5804

Publications

  • Book Chapters | 2014
    Dr Ying Zhu
    Gooding JJ; Zhu Y, 2014, '5 Modifying porous silicon with self-assembled monolayers for biomedical applications', in Porous Silicon for Biomedical Applications, pp. 81 - 103, http://dx.doi.org/10.1533/9780857097156.1.81
    Book Chapters | 2014
    Dr Ying Zhu
    Gooding JJ; Zhu Y, 2014, 'Modifying porous silicon with self-assembled monolayers for biomedical applications', in Porous Silicon for Biomedical Applications, Elsevier Ltd., Cambridge, UK, pp. 81 - 103, http://dx.doi.org/10.1533/9780857097156.1.81
  • Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Ying Zhu
    Zhand S; Xiao K; Razavi Bazaz S; Zhu Y; Bordhan P; Jin D; Warkiani ME, 2021, 'Improving capture efficiency of human cancer cell derived exosomes with nanostructured metal organic framework functionalized beads', Applied Materials Today, vol. 23, pp. 100994 - 100994, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apmt.2021.100994
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Ying Zhu
    Bai X; Ni J; Beretov J; Wasinger VC; Wang S; Zhu Y; Graham P; Li Y, 2021, 'Activation of the eIF2α/ATF4 axis drives triple-negative breast cancer radioresistance by promoting glutathione biosynthesis', Redox Biology, vol. 43, pp. 101993, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.redox.2021.101993
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Ying Zhu
    Pang B; Zhu Y; Ni J; Thompson J; Malouf D; Bucci J; Graham P; Li Y, 2020, 'Extracellular vesicles: The next generation of biomarkers for liquid biopsy-based prostate cancer diagnosis', Theranostics, vol. 10, pp. 2309 - 2326, http://dx.doi.org/10.7150/thno.39486
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Ying Zhu
    Khan MA; Zhu Y; Yao Y; Zhang P; Agrawal A; Reece PJ, 2020, 'Impact of metal crystallinity-related morphologies on the sensing performance of plasmonic nanohole arrays', Nanoscale, vol. 12, pp. 7577 - 7585, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/d0nr00619j
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Ying Zhu
    Pang B; Zhu Y; Ni J; Ruan J; Thompson J; Malouf D; Bucci J; Graham P; Li Y, 2020, 'Quality assessment and comparison of plasma-derived extracellular vesicles separated by three commercial kits for prostate cancer diagnosis', International Journal of Nanomedicine, vol. 15, pp. 10241 - 10256, http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/IJN.S283106
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Ying Zhu
    Huang G; Lin G; Zhu Y; Duan W; Jin D, 2020, 'Emerging technologies for profiling extracellular vesicle heterogeneity', Lab on a Chip, vol. 20, pp. 2423 - 2437, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/d0lc00431f
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Ying Zhu
    Chang L; Ni J; Zhu Y; Pang B; Graham P; Zhang H; Li Y, 2019, 'Liquid biopsy in ovarian cancer: Recent advances in circulating extracellular vesicle detection for early diagnosis and monitoring progression', Theranostics, vol. 9, pp. 4130 - 4140, http://dx.doi.org/10.7150/thno.34692
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Ying Zhu
    Feng X; Bai X; Ni J; Wasinger VC; Beretov J; Zhu Y; Graham P; Li Y, 2019, 'CHTOP in chemoresistant epithelial ovarian cancer: A novel and potential therapeutic target', Frontiers in Oncology, vol. 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fonc.2019.00557
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Ying Zhu
    Piya R; Zhu Y; Soeriyadi AH; Silva SM; Reece PJ; Gooding JJ, 2019, 'Micropatterning of porous silicon Bragg reflectors with poly(ethylene glycol) to fabricate cell microarrays: Towards single cell sensing', Biosensors and Bioelectronics, vol. 127, pp. 229 - 235, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bios.2018.12.001
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Ying Zhu
    Chorsi HT; Zhu Y; Zhang JXJ, 2017, 'Patterned Plasmonic Surfaces - Theory, Fabrication, and Applications in Biosensing', Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, vol. 26, pp. 718 - 739, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JMEMS.2017.2699864
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Ying Zhu
    Zhu Y; Kekalo K; NDong C; Huang Y-Y; Shubitidze F; Griswold KE; Baker I; Zhang JXJ, 2016, 'Magnetic-Nanoparticle-Based Immunoassays-on-Chip: Materials Synthesis, Surface Functionalization, and Cancer Cell Screening', ADVANCED FUNCTIONAL MATERIALS, vol. 26, pp. 3953 - 3972, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adfm.201504176
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Ying Zhu
    Yang Y; Ciampi S; Zhu Y; Gooding JJ, 2016, 'Light-Activated Electrochemistry for the Two-Dimensional Interrogation of Electroactive Regions on a Monolithic Surface with Dramatically Improved Spatial Resolution', Journal of Physical Chemistry C, vol. 120, pp. 13032 - 13038, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b02289
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Ying Zhu
    Choudhury MH; Ciampi S; Yang Y; Tavallaie R; Zhu Y; Zarei L; Gonçales VR; Gooding JJ, 2015, 'Connecting electrodes with light: One wire, many electrodes', Chemical Science, vol. 6, pp. 6769 - 6776, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c5sc03011k
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Ying Zhu
    Zhu Y; Soeriyadi AH; Parker SG; Reece PJ; Gooding JJ, 2014, 'Chemical patterning on preformed porous silicon photonic crystals: Towards multiplex detection of protease activity at precise positions', Journal of Materials Chemistry B, vol. 2, pp. 3582 - 3588, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c4tb00281d
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Ying Zhu
    Soeriyadi AH; Zhu Y; Reece P; Gooding JJ, 2014, 'Modification of porous silicon rugate filters through thiol-yne photochemistry', AIP Conference Proceedings, vol. 1586, pp. 35 - 38, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4866725
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Ying Zhu
    Zhu Y; Gupta B; Guan B; Ciampi S; Reece PJ; Gooding JJ, 2013, 'Photolithographic strategy for patterning preformed, chemically modified, porous silicon photonic crystal using click chemistry', ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, vol. 5, pp. 6514 - 6521, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/am4006012
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Ying Zhu
    Gupta B; Zhu Y; Guan B; Reece PJ; Gooding JJ, 2013, 'Functionalised porous silicon as a biosensor: Emphasis on monitoring cells in vivo and in vitro', Analyst, vol. 138, pp. 3593 - 3615, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c3an00081h
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Ying Zhu
    Ngalim SH; Magenau A; Zhu Y; Tønnesen L; Fairjones Z; Gooding JJ; Böcking T; Gaus K, 2013, 'Creating adhesive and soluble gradients for imaging cell migration with fluorescence microscopy.', Journal of visualized experiments : JoVE, http://dx.doi.org/10.3791/50310
    Journal articles | 2012
    Dr Ying Zhu
    Ciampi S; Guan B; Darwish N; Zhu Y; Reece PJ; Gooding JJ, 2012, 'A Multimodal Optical and Electrochemical Device for Monitoring Surface Reactions: Redox Active Surfaces in Porous Silicon Rugate Filters', Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, vol. 14, pp. 16433 - 16439, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c2cp43461j
    Journal articles | 2011
    Dr Ying Zhu
    Zhang Y; He J; Zhu Y; Chen H; Ma H, 2011, 'Directly observed Au-S bond breakage due to swelling of the anchored polyelectrolyte', Chemical Communications, vol. 47, pp. 1190 - 1192, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c0cc04291a
    Journal articles | 2011
    Dr Ying Zhu
    Zhu Y; Lv B; Zhang P; Ma H, 2011, 'Swelling induced Au-S bond breakage is determined by the molecular composition of surface tethered copolymers - Carboxylated poly(OEGMA-r-HEMA)', Chemical Communications, vol. 47, pp. 9855 - 9857, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c1cc13106k
    Journal articles | 2010
    Dr Ying Zhu
    Zhu Y; Yang D; Ma H, 2010, 'One-step fabrication of porous polymeric microcage via electrified jetting', Nanoscale, vol. 2, pp. 910 - 912, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c0nr00081g
    Journal articles | 2009
    Dr Ying Zhu
    Yang D; Liu X; Jin Y; Zhu Y; Zeng D; Jiang X; Ma H, 2009, 'Electrospinning of poly(dimethylsiloxane)/poly(methyl methacrylate) nanofibrous membrane: Fabrication and application in protein microarrays', Biomacromolecules, vol. 10, pp. 3335 - 3340, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/bm900955p
  • Conference Abstracts | 2019
    Dr Ying Zhu
    Bai X; Feng X; Ni J; Beretov J; Deng J; Zhu Y; Graham P; Li Y, 2019, 'CHTOP is a novel therapeutic target for chemoresistant epithelial ovarian cancer therapy', in CANCER RESEARCH, AMER ASSOC CANCER RESEARCH, Atlanta, GA, Vol. 79, presented at Annual Meeting of the American-Association-for-Cancer-Research (AACR), Atlanta, GA, 29 March 2019 - 03 April 2019, http://dx.doi.org/10.1158/1538-7445.SABCS18-4754

Awards

  • Young Investigator Award, 2018, Lion Club of Kogarah Inc.
  • 1st Price, Basic Science, Medical Research Symposium 2018, St George & Sutherland Hospital
  • Rising Star Award, 2018, Australian Association of Chinese Biomedical Scientists
  • Cancer Institute NSW Early Career Fellowship, 2017-2020
  • Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Students Abroad, 2014
  • UNSW Tuition Fee Scholarship, 2011-2014

Grants

2017-2020

Ying Zhu, Rapid isolation and analysis of circulating exosomes using label-free nanoplasmonic sensors for non-invasive breast cancer diagnostics, Cancer Institute NSW Early Career Fellowship (2017ECF012), A $600,000

 

 

2020-2021

Ying Zhu, Yong Li, Phoebe Phillips, Peter J. Reece, Multiparameter analysis of exosomes for non-invasive early detection of pancreatic cancer using a point-of-care nanoplasmonic sensor, Avner Pancreatic Cancer Foundation Innovation Grants, A $96,033.30

2020-2021 Yong Li, Ying Zhu, Peter J. Reece, Chee Khoon Lee, Raymond Wong, Combining nanoplasmonic profiling with machine learning for non-invasive early detection of ovarian cancer using plasma exosomes, Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation (GA-2019-13), A $134,026

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