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Section Board for 'Biosensors'

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Section Editor-in-Chief
Dr. Alexander Star
Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Pittsburgh, 219 Parkman Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
Tel. +1 412 6246493; Fax: +1 412 6244027
Interests: nanosensors; carbon nanotubes and graphene; nanoparticles; nanotoxicology; drug delivery

Prof. Dr. Frances S. Ligler
Lampe Distinguished Professor, Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and North Carolina State University, NCSU Engineering Building 3, Room 4307 Mail Stop 7115, Raleigh, NC 27695-7115, USA
Tel. +1 919 515 1049
Interests: biosensors; immunosensors; fluorescence; multi-analyte sensing; microfluidics; flow cytometry; microarrays
Contribution: Special Issue: Fluorescent Chemosensors
Special Issue: Ultra-Small Sensor Systems and Components
Special Issue: Fluorescent Probes for Intracellular Imaging and Super Resolution Microscopy

Prof. Dr. Flavio Maran
Department of Chemistry University of Padova 1, Via Marzolo, 35131 Padova, Italy
Tel. +39-049-827-5147; Fax: +39-049-827-5135
Interests: molecular electrochemistry, molecular bioelectrochemistry, electrochemical biosensors, biomometic membranes, electron transfer, monolayer protected gold nanoclusters, self-assembled monolayers

Dr. Sandeep Kumar Vashist
HSG-IMIT—Institut für Mikro-und Informationstechnik & Department of Microsystems Engineering (IMTEK), Georges-Koehler-Allee 103, 79100 Freiburg, Germany
Interests: in vitro diagnostics; mobile healthcare; point-of-care devices; lab-on-a-chip; immunoassays
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: In Vitro Diagnostics

Prof. Dr. Rezaul Begg
Leader: Gait and Balance Research Group, Director: Biomechanics Research Laboratory, College of Sport and Exercise Science (SES) and Institute of Sport, Exercise and Active Living (ISEAL), Victoria University, PO Box 14428, Melbourne, Vic 8001, Australia
Tel. +61 3 9919 1116
Interests: gait analysis; biomechanics; computational intelligence; sensor technology; biomedical instrumentation; biosignal processing
Contribution: Special Issue: Sensors in Biomechanics and Biomedicine

Prof. Dr. Loïc J. Blum
Université Claude Bernard Lyon1, Institut de Chimie et Biochimie Moléculaires et Supramoléculmaires, ICBMS-UMR5246 Bâtiment Curien, 43 Boulevard du 11 novembre 1918, F-69622 Villeurbanne Cédex, France
Tel. +33 4 72 43 13 97; Fax: +33 4 72 44 79 70
Interests: chemi- and bio-luminescence; electrochemiluminescence; immunosensors; biochips; fiberoptic biosensors
Contribution: Special Issue: Immunosensors

Prof. Dr. Patricia A. Broderick
Course Director in Pharmacology, Physician's Asst. Program, Harlem Hospital, CUNY, NY, USA
Tel. +1 212 650 5479; Fax: +1 212 650 7305
Interests: biosensors; chemical sensors; nanosensors; bioprobes; neuromolecular imaging (NMI); neurotransmitters; neurochemicals; in vitro; in vivo; in situ; brain; behavior; neurosystem disorders and treatment

Prof. Dr. Geun Sig Cha
Department of Chemistry, Kwangwoon University, 447-1 Wolgye-Dong, Nowon-Ku, Seoul 139-701, Korea
Tel. +822 940 5244; Fax: +822 911 8584
Interests: chemical sensors; biosensors; strip sensors; protein chips; immunoassay

Dr. Ye Fang
Biochemical Technologies, Science and Technology Division, Corning Incorporated, Sullivan Park, Corning, NY 14870, USA
Tel. +1 607 9747203
Interests: optical biosensor; cellular biophysics; protein microarray; atomic force microscopy; G protein-coupled receptors

Prof. Dr. Miklos Gratzl
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
Tel. +1 216 368 6589; Fax: +1 216 368 4969
Interests: in vitro and in vivo biomedical sensing; single cell level electrochemical and optical studies; electrochemistry and optical methods in microscopic domains

Prof. Dr. Martin Hegner
School of Physics, Centre for Research on Adaptive Nanostructures and Nanodevices, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 2, Ireland
Tel. +353 1 896 3030; Fax: +353 1 896 3037
Interests: optical trapping; optical tweezers; laser tweezers; trapping; scanning force microscopy; single molecule experiments; dynamic force spectroscopy; multifunctional cantilever array sensors; biosensors
Contribution: Special Issue: Microbial Sensors and Biosensors

Prof. Dr. Kuo Chuan Ho
Department of Chemical Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taipei, 10617, Taiwan
Tel. +886 2 2366 0739; Fax: +886 2 2362 3040
Interests: bioelectrochemistry; biosensors; electrochemical sensors; electrochromism; molecular imprinting

Prof. Dr. I-Ming Hsing
Head and Professor, Division of Biomedical Engineering, Professor, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Room 2004A, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Tel. +852 23587131; Fax: +852 31064857
Interests: biosensors; bioMEMS; biomicrosystem; electrochemistry-based detection of biomacromolecules and fuel cells (PEFC, DMFC and Micro Fuel Cell)
Contribution: Special Issue: Biosensors for Point-of-Care Applications

Prof. Dr. Nicole Jaffrezic-Renault
Institute of Analytical Sciences, UMR CNRS 5280, Department LSA, 5 Rue de La Doua, 69100 Villeurbanne, France
Tel. +33 472 43 11 82; Fax: +33 472 43 12 06
Interests: biosensors; impedance; immunosensors; conductometric sensors; enzymatic sensors; affinity sensors
Contribution: Special Issue: ISFET Sensors
In other journals:
Special Issue: Immunosensors 2012
Special Issue: Affinity Sensors

Prof. Dr. Raz Jelinek
Department of Chemistry, Ben Gurion University, Beersheva 84105, Israel
Tel. +972 8 646 1747; Fax: +972 8 647 2943
Interests: biosensors; interface sensors; membranes; biomolecular recognition

Prof. Dr. Huangxian Ju
Director, State Key Laboratory of Analytical Chemistry for Life Science, Department of Chemistry, Nanjing University, Nanjing 210093, P. R. China
Tel. +86-25-83593593(O); Fax: +86-25-83593593(O)
Interests: immunosensors; electrochemical sensors; chemically modified electrodes; biosensors; electroanalysis
Contribution: Special Issue: Papers presented at I3S2004, Nanjing

Prof. Dr. Evgeny Katz
Department of Chemistry & Biomolecular Science, Clarkson University, 8 Clarkson Avenue, Box 5810, Potsdam, New York 13699-5810, USA
Tel. +1 315 268 4421; Fax: +1 315 268 6610
Interests: bioelectronics; bionanotechnology; bioelectrochemistry; biosensors; enzymes; self-assembling; monolayers; modified electrodes

Prof. Dr. Michael Keusgen
Philipps-Universität Marburg, Institut für Pharmazeutische Chemie, Marbacher Weg 6, D-35032 Marburg, Germany
Tel. +49 6421 28 25809; Fax: +49 6421 28 26652
Interests: pharmaceutical biosensors; immobilization techniques; recombinat proteins; enzyme sensors; antibody sensors

Prof. Dr. Laszlo B. Kish
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, College Station, Texas A&M University, TX 77843, USA
Tel. +1 979 84 79071; Fax: +1 979 845 6259
Interests: fluctuation-enhanced chemical sensing; fluctuation-enhanced biological sensing; vibration-induced conductance fluctuation (VICOF) analysis of soils; noise-based logic and computing; unconditionally secure computers, hardware, memories and algorithms; unconditionally secure classical communication and networks; stealth communication
Contribution: Special Issue: Metal-Oxide Based Nanosensors
Special Issue: Sensing of Organic Pollution in Soil, Air, Water and Food
In other journals:
Special Issue: Bio- and Chemo-Sensor Networks and Arrays

Prof. Dr. Heinz-Bernhard Kraatz
Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences, University of Toronto at Scarborough, 1265 Military Trail, Toronto M1C 1A4, Canada
Interests: electrochemical sensors; DNA and protein biosensors; chemical sensors; self-assembly; kinases; bioconjugates; secondary structure mimics
Contribution: Special Issue: DNA Sensors and Biosensors

Prof. Dr. Lauro Tatsuo Kubota
Institute of Chemistry - UNICAMP, Cidade Universitária Zeferino Vaz, POBox 6154, Zip Code 13083-970, Campinas, SP, Brazil
Tel. +55 19 3788 3127; Fax: +55 19 3788 3023
Interests: biosensors; modified electrode; sensors; imunosensors; electrochemical sensors; nanosensors

Prof. Dr. Paul E. Laibinis
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Vanderbilt University, VU Station B #351604, 2301 Vanderbilt Place, Nashville, TN 37235-1604, USA
Tel. +1 615 936 8431; Fax: +1 615 343 7951
Interests: thin films; surface modification; biosensors; DNA immobilization; self-assembly

Dr. Mike McShane
Texas A&M University, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Mailstop 3120, College Station, TX 77843-3120, USA
Tel. +1 979 845 7941; Fax: +1 979 845 4450
Interests: biomedical sensing and imaging; biomaterials; nanotechnology; biomedical optics; medical devices
Contribution: Special Issue: Glucose Sensors

Dr. Igor Medintz
Laboratory for Biosensors and Biomaterials, Center for Biomolecular Science & Engineering, United States Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, D.C. USA
Tel. +1 202 4046046; Fax: +1 202 7679594
Interests: nanoparticle-biological interface, energy transfer, FRET, biosensing, enzymatic catalysis at a nanoparticle interface, nanoparticle-based cellular imaging
Contribution: Special Issue: Sensing with Quantum Dots
Special Issue: FRET Biosensors
In other journals:
Special Issue: Feature Paper

Prof. Dr. Chad A. Mirkin
Department of Chemistry, Northwestern University, 2145 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
Tel. +1 847 467 7302
Interests: biosensors; nanoparticles; nanolithography; supramolecular chemistry

Dr. Jay Nadeau
Biomedical Engineering, Lyman Duff Medical Building, Room 310, 3775 University St., Montreal, QC H3A 2B4, Canada
Tel. +1 514 398 8372
Interests: ion channel biosensors; quantum dots for biological labeling; robotic chemistry lab for martian life
Contribution: Special Issue: Nanotechnological Advances in Biosensors

Prof. Dr. Robert O'Neill
UCD School of Chemistry & Chemical Biology, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
Tel. +353 1 7162314; Fax: +353 1 7162127
Interests: biosensors; brain monitoring; neurotransmitters; carbon paste electrodes; carbon fibre electrodes; ascorbic acid glutamate; dopamine; poly(phenylenediamine); polymer-modified electrodes; enzyme-modified electrodes
Contribution: Special Issue: Amperometric Sensors and Techniques for Neurochemical Monitoring

Dr. D. Marshall Porterfield
Purdue University, Department of Agricultural & Biological Engineering, Department of Horticulture & Landscape Architecture, Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, 225 South University Street, W. Lafayette, IN 47907-2093, USA
Tel. +1 765 494 1190; Fax: +1 765 496 1115
Interests: physiological sensing; scanning probe sensor technology; biosensors; bioMEMS; bionanotechnology and lab-on-a-chip systems; bioregenerative life support systems for spaceflight (cell signaling, biophysical limitations in microgravity; nutrient delivery technology)
Contribution: Special Issue: Physiological Sensing
Special Issue: BioMEMS for Integrating Nanotechnology and Cell Biology

Prof. Dr. Stephen Quake
Professor of Bioengineering and Applied Physics, Clark Center, E350Q, 318 Campus Drive, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
Tel. +1 650 736 7890; Fax: +1 650 736 1961
Interests: microfluidics; soft lithography; DNA chips; active fluidics

Dr. Michael W. Retsky
Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Tel. +1 203 675 0017
Interests: cancer research; electron beam technology
Contribution: Special Issue: Neural Networks and Sensors
In other journals:
Special Issue: Neural Networks and Sensors
Special Issue: Surgery Induced Tumorigenesis in Breast and Other Cancers: An Inconvenient Truth?

Dr. Helmut Ringsdorf
Institute of Organic Chemistry, University Mainz, Duesbergweg 10-14, D-55099 Mainz, Germany
Tel. +49 6131 39 22402; Fax: +49 6131 39 23145
Interests: biomembrane models; supramolecular systems; specific recognition; self-assembly; polymer therapeutics

Prof. Dr. Judith Rishpon
Department of Molecular Microbiology and Biotechnology, Tel-Aviv University, Ramat-Aviv 69978, Israel
Tel. +972 3 640 9366; Fax: +972 3 640 9407
Interests: biosensors; bioelectrochemical sensors; enzyme electrodes; immunoelectrodes; on-site monitoring

Prof. Dr. S. Scott Saavedra
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Arizona, 1306 E. University, Tucson, AZ 85721-0041 USA
Tel. +1 520 621 9761; Fax: +1 520 621 8407
Interests: biosensors; surface spectroscopic techniques; biointerface science, proteo-lipid membranes

Prof. Dr. Michael J. Schöning *
Director, Institute of Nano- and Biotechnologies, Aachen University of Applied Sciences, Heinrich-Mußmann-Str. 1, 52428 Jülich, Germany
Tel. + 49 241 6009 53215
Interests: silicon-based (bio-)chemical sensors; field-effect devices; thin film and semiconductor techniques; microsystem technology
* Former Editor-in-Chief of Sensors during 2004-2005

Prof. Dr. Joseph Wang
Professor, Department of Nanoengineering, University California San Diego (UCSD), La Jolla, CA 92093-0448, USA
Tel. +1 858 246 0128
Interests: amperometric sensors; nanosensor, bioelectronics; glucose monitoring; microfluidic devices

Dr. Bayden Wood
Associate Professor, Australian Research Council Future Fellow, Monash University Room G24A, Building 19, Clayton, Victoria 3800, Australia
Tel. +61 3 9905 5721; Fax: +61 3 9905 4597
Interests: raman spectroscopy; FTIR spectroscopy; single cells; tissues; hemes; malaria pigment; hemozoin; AFM/Raman imaging; cervical cancer
Contribution: Special Issue: State-of-the-Art Sensors Technology in Australia and New Zealand

Prof. Dr. Luigi Zeni
Professor of Electronics and Optoelectronics, Second University of Naples, Department of Industrial & Information Engineering, Via Roma 29, 81031 Aversa, Italy
Tel. +39 81 5010269; Fax: +39 81 5037042
Interests: integrated optical sensors; optical biosensors; optical fiber sensors; structural health monitoring
Contribution: Special Issue: Optical Biosensors

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