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Project Publications: University of California-Davis: Development of Rapid, Miniaturized Biosensors

Superfund Research Program

Development of Rapid, Miniaturized Biosensors

Project Leader: Ian M. Kennedy
Grant Number: P42ES004699
Funding Period: 2000-2015
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  • Dosev D, Nichkova MJ, Kennedy IM. 2008. Inorganic lanthanide nanophosphors in biotechnology. J Nanosci Nanotechnol 8(3):1052-1067. PMID:18468107
  • Son A, Dhirapong A, Dosev D, Kennedy IM, Weiss RH, Hristova KR. 2008. Rapid and quantitative DNA analysis of genetic mutations for polycystic kidney disease (PKD) using magnetic/luminescent nanoparticles. Anal Bioanal Chem 390(7):1829-1835. doi:10.1007/s00216-008-1892-4 PMID:18256809
  • Son A, Nichkova MJ, Dosev D, Kennedy IM, Hristova KR. 2008. Luminescent lanthanide nanoparticle labels in DNA-based microarray approach for quantification of MTBE degrading bacteria. J Nanosci Nanotechnol 8(5):2463-7. doi:10.1166/jnn.2008.347 PMID:18572664


  • Chang M, Dosev D, Kennedy IM. 2007. Zeta-potential analyses using micro electrical field flow fractionation with fluorescent nanoparticles. Sens Actuators B Chem 124(1):172-178. doi:10.1016/j.snb.2006.12.019 PMID:18542710 PMCID:PMC2000823
  • Dettmer K, Hanna D, Whetstone P, Hansen R, Hammock BD. 2007. Autism and urinary exogenous neuropeptides: development of an on-line SPE-HPLC-tandem mass spectrometry method to test the opioid excess theory. Anal Bioanal Chem 388(8):1643-1651. doi:10.1007/s00216-007-1301-4 PMID:17520243 PMCID:PMC4871698
  • Dosev D, Nichkova MJ, Dumas RK, Gee SJ, Hammock BD, Liu K, Kennedy IM. 2007. Magnetic/luminescent core/shell particles synthesized by spray pyrolysis and their application in immunoassays with internal standard. Nanotechnology 18(5):055102(6pp). PMID:18974844
  • Gojova A, Guo B, Kota RS, Rutledge JC, Kennedy IM, Barakat AI. 2007. Induction of inflammation in vascular endothelial cells by metal oxide nanoparticles: effect of particle composition. Environ Health Perspect 115(3):403-409. PMID:17431490
  • Guo B, Harvey AS, Neill J, Kennedy IM, Navrotsky A, Risbud SH. 2007. Synthesis of monoclinic and cubic heavy rare earth sesquioxide nanoparticles in a gas-phase flame process. Journal of the American Ceramic Society 90(11):3683-3686. doi:10.1111/j.1551-2916.2007.01961.x
  • Guo B, Kennedy IM. 2007. Gas-phase flame synthesis and characterization of iron oxide nanoparticles for use in a health effects study. Aerosol Science and Technology 41:944-951.
  • Kennedy IM. 2007. The health effects of combustion-generated aerosols. Proc Combust Inst 31:2757-2770.
  • Nichkova MJ, Dosev D, Davies AE, Gee SJ, Kennedy IM, Hammock BD. 2007. Quantum dots as reporters in multiplexed immunoassays for biomarkers of exposure to agrochemicals. Anal Lett 40(7):1423-1433. doi:10.1080/00032710701327088 PMID:19079795 PMCID:PMC2600528
  • Nichkova MJ, Dosev D, Gee SJ, Hammock BD, Kennedy IM. 2007. Multiplexed immunoassays for proteins using magnetic luminescent nanoparticles for internal calibration. Anal Biochem 369(a):34-40. PMID:17681270
  • Tanyeri M, Perron R, Kennedy IM. 2007. Lasing droplets in a microfabricated channel. Opt Lett 32(17):2529-2531. PMID:17767294
  • Tanyeri M, Perron R, Kennedy IM. 2007. Lasing droplets in a microfluidic T-junction device with integrated optics. Proc SPIE Int Soc Opt Eng 6465:


  • Dosev D, Guo B, Kennedy IM. 2006. Photoluminescence of Eu3+:Y2O3 as an indication of crystal structure and particle size in nanoparticles synthesized by flame spray pyrolysis. J Aerosol Sci 37(3):402-412.
  • Dosev D, Nichkova MJ, Dumas RK, Liu K, Kennedy IM. 2006. Spray pyrolysis synthesis of particles possessing magnetic and luminescent properties: application of magnetic/luminescent particles in immunoassays. Chapter 6036 in: BioMEMs and Nanotechnology II. Proceedings of SPIE, pp.209-218.
  • Guo B, Harvey AS, Risbud SH, Kennedy IM. 2006. The formation of cubic and monoclinic Y 2 O 3 nanoparticles in a gas-phase flame process. Philosophical Magazine Letters 86(7):457-467.
  • Jung HS, Guo B, Anastasio C, Kennedy IM. 2006. Quantitative measurements of the generation of hydroxyl radicals by soot particles in a surrogate lung fluid. Atmos Environ (1994) 40:1043-1052.
  • Kennedy IM. 2006. Optical Biosensors. Chapter Vol. 7 in: Encyclopedia of Sensors. American Scientific Publishers, pp.93-105.
  • Nichkova MJ, Dosev D, Perron R, Gee SJ, Hammock BD, Kennedy IM. 2006. Eu3+-doped Gd2O3 nanoparticles as reporters for optical detection and visualization of antibodies patterned by microcontact printing. Anal Bioanal Chem 384(3):631-637. PMID:16416096
  • Werner M, Nico P, Guo B, Kennedy IM, Anastasio C. 2006. Laboratory study of simulated atmospheric transformations of chromium in ultrafine combustion aerosol particles. Aerosol Science and Technology 40(7):545-556.


  • Chen S, Yuen P, Collins SD, Smith R, Koivunen ME, Hammock BD. 2003. Time gated detection of europium nanoparticles in a microchannel-based environmental immunoassay. In: Proceedings of SPIE (The International Society for Optical Engineering).
  • Feng J, Mack JS, Shan G, Hammock BD. 2003. C60 nanoparticle quenching used as a biological label. In: Proceedings of SPIE (The International Society for Optical Engineering). pp.156-163.
  • Feng J, Shan G, Hammock BD, Kennedy IM. 2003. Fluorescence quenching competitive immunoassay in micro droplets. Biosens Bioelectron 18(8):1055-1063. PMID:12782469
  • Feng J, Shan G, Maquieira A, Koivunen ME, Guo B, Hammock BD. 2003. Functionalized europium oxide nanoparticles used as a fluorescent label in an immunoassay for atrazine. Anal Chem 75(19):5282-5286.
  • Nichkova MJ, Feng J, Sanchez-Baeza F, Marco M, Hammock BD, Kennedy IM. 2003. Competitive quenching fluorescence immunoassy for chlorophenols based on laser-induced fluorescence detection in microdroplets. Anal Chem 75(1):83-90. PMID:12530822
  • Tanyeri M, Perron R, Collins SD, Smith R. 2003. Microdroplets applied in microchannels for integrated high sensitivity biosensors. In: Proceedings of SPIE (The International Society for Optical Engineering).


  • Feng J, Shan G, Hammock BD, Kennedy IM. 2002. Fluorescence quenching competitive fluoroimmunoassay in micro droplets. In: Methods for Ultrasensitive Detection II, Proceedings of the International Society for Optical Engineering. SPIE, Bellingham, WA. pp.118-127.
  • Leppert VJ, Harvey AS, McCool GD, Quinlan FT, Feng J, Shan G, Stroeve P, Risbud SH, Hammock BD, Kennedy IM. 2002. Long-wavelength emitting nanocrystals for bioassay applications. In: Nanoscale Optics and Applications. Proceedings of SPIE, pp.110-121.


  • Matveeva EG, Shan G, Kennedy IM, Gee SJ, Hammock BD. 2001. Homogeneous fluoroimmunoassay of a pyrethroid metabolite in urine. Anal Chim Acta 444:103-117.
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