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48. Mehdi Hajikhani, Yi Zhang, Xue Gao, Mengshi Lin*, “Advances in CRISPR-based SERS Detection of Food Contaminants: A Review,” submitted 2023.

47. Yuxuan Zhang, Yang Song, Zhengyan Weng, Jie Yang, Lori Avery, Kevin D. Dieckhaus, Rebecca Y. Lai, Xue Gao, Yi Zhang*, “A point-of-care microfluidic biosensing system for rapid and ultrasensitive nucleic acid detection from clinical samples,” submitted, 2023.

46. Huijie Li, Jianhe Yuan, Gavin Fennell, Vagif Abdulla, Ravi Nistala, Dima Dandachi, Dominic K. Ho*, Yi Zhang*, Recent Advances in Wearable Sensors and Data Analytics for Continuous Monitoring and Analysis of Biomarkers and Symptoms Related to COVID-19, in revision, 2023.

45. Zhengyan Weng, Zheng You, Huijie Li, Guangfu Wu, Yang Song, He Sun, A. Fradlin, C. Neal-Harris, Mengshi Lin, Xue Gao*, Yi Zhang*,“ CRISPR-Cas12a Biosensor Array for Ultrasensitive Detection of Unamplified DNA with Single-Nucleotide Polymorphic Discrimination, ACS Sensors 2023, 8, 4, 1489–1499, 

44. Yue Cao, Xingchi Chen, Avi Matarasso, Zizheng Wang, Song Yang, Guangfu Wu, Xincheng Zhang, He Sun, Xueju Wang, Michael R. Bruchas, Yan Li*, Yi Zhang*, Covalently Attached Slippery Surface Coatings to Reduce Protein Adsorptions on Poly(dimethylsiloxane) Planar Surfaces and 3D Microfluidic Channels, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2023, 15, 7, 9987–9995, 

43. Zhengyan Weng, Zheng You, Jie Yang, Noor Mohammad, Mengshi Lin, Qingshan Wei, Xue Gao*, Yi Zhang*, CRISPR-Cas biochemistry and CRISPR-based molecular diagnostics, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2023,


42. A. Yau, Z. Wang, N. Ponthempilly, Y. Zhang*, X. Wang*, Y. Chen*, “Biosensors integrated tissue chips and their applications on earth and in space”, Biosensors and Bioelectronics,  2022, 114820.

41. Ian Heck, Wei Lu, Zizheng Wang, Xincheng Zhang, Tejas Adak, Carolyn Crumley, Yi Zhang, Xueju Wang*,  Soft, wireless pressure-sensor-integrated smart bandage for the management of diabetic foot ulcers, Advanced Materials Technology, 2022.

40. Guangfu Wu, Vagif Abdulla, Yiyuan Yang, Michael Schneider, Yi Zhang*, Tools and technologies for wireless and non-invasive optogenetics, invited book chapter, CRC Press Taylor& Francis Group, 2022.

39. Yixin Wu, Mingzheng Wu, Abraham Vázquez-Guardado, Joohee Kim, Xin Zhang, Raudel Avila, Jin-Tae Kim, Yujun Deng, Yongjoon Yu, Sarah Melzer, Yun Bai, Hyoseo Yoon, Lingzi Meng, Yi Zhang, Hexia Guo, Liu Hong, Evangelos E Kanatzidis, Chad R Haney, Emily A Waters, Anthony R Banks, Ziying Hu, Ferrona Lie, Leonardo P Chamorro, Bernardo L Sabatini, Yonggang Huang, Yevgenia Kozorovitskiy, John A Roger, Wireless multi-lateral optofluidic microsystems for real-time programmable optogenetics and photopharmacology. Nat Commun 13, 5571 (2022).

38. Yi Li,  Guangfu Wu, Gyuho Song, Shao-Hao Lu, Zizheng Wang, He Sun, Yi Zhang, and Xueju Wang*, Soft, pressure-tolerant, flexible electronics for sensing under harsh environments, ACS Sensors, 2022, 7, 8, 2400–2409.

37. Yang, J., Song, Y., Vanegas, J. A., You, Z., Weng, Z., Avery, L., Dieckhaus, K.D. Gao, Y.*, Zhang, Y.*, Gao, X.*, Engineered LwaCas13a with enhanced collateral activity for nucleic acid detection, Nature Chemical Biology,  2022,

36. Zizheng Wang, Hao Jiang, Guangfu Wu, Yi Li, Teng Zhang, Yi Zhang, Xueju Wang*, Shape-programmable three-dimensional microfluidic structures, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2022, 14, 13, 15599–15607.

35. Zan Gao, Guangfu Wu  †, Yang Song, Huijie Li , Yuxuan Zhang,  Michael Schneider, Yingqi Qiang, Jackson Kaszas,  Zhengyan Weng, He Sun, Bryan D. Huey, Rebecca Y. Lai, Yi Zhang*   Multiplexed monitoring of neurochemicals via electrografting-enabled site-selective functionalization of aptamers on field-effect transistors, Analytical Chemistry, 2022, 94, 24, 8605–8617.

34. Guangfu Wu, Ian Heck, Nannan Zhang, Glenn Phaup, Xincheng Zhang, Yixin Wu, David E. Stalla, Zhengyan Weng, He Sun, Huijie Li, Zhe Zhang, Shinghua Ding, De-Pei Li, and Yi Zhang*, Wireless, battery-free push-pull microsystem for membrane-free neurochemical sampling in freely moving animals, Science Advances,  2022 Feb 25;8(8):eabn2277doi: 10.1126/sciadv.abn2277. PDF

33. Guangfu Wu, Nannan Zhang, Avi Matarasso, Ian Heck,Huijie Li, Wei Lu, Glenn Phaup, Michael Schneider,  Yixin Wu, Zhengyan Weng, He Sun, Zan Gao, Xincheng Zhang, Stefan Sandberg, Dilruba Parvin, Elena Seaholm, Syed Kamrul Islam, Xueju Wang, Paul E. M. Phillips, Daniel C. Castro, Shinghua Ding, De-Pei Li, Michael R. Bruchas, Yi Zhang*, Implantable aptamer-graphene microtransistors for real-time monitoring of neurochemical release in vivo, Nano Letters, 2022, 22, 9, 3668–3677. acs.nanolett.2c00289

32. Huijie Li, Jie Yang, Guangfu Wu, Zhengyan Weng, Yang Song, Yuxuan Zhang, Jeffrey A. Vanegas, Lori Avery, Zan Gao, He Sun, Yupeng Chen, Kevin D. Dieckhaus, Xue Gao*, and Yi Zhang*, Amplification-free detection of SARS-CoV-2 and respiratory syncytial virus using CRISPR Cas13a and graphene field-effect transistors, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2022, e202203826.

31. Shao-Hao Lu, Mohamadmahdi Samandari, Caihong Li, Huijie Li, Dongjin Song*, Yi Zhang*, Ali Tamayol*, and Xueju Wang*,  Multimodal sensing and therapeutic systems for wound healing and management: a review, Sensors and Actuators Reports, in press, 2022. (invited review paper for a  focus issue honoring Prof David Walt, the “father of microwell arrays for single-molecule analysis”). SNAR

30. Sara Asgari,  Rajiv Dhital, S. Ali Aghvami, Azlin Mustapha, Yi Zhang, Mengshi Lin*, Separation and detection of E. coli O157:H7 using a SERS-based microfluidic immunosensor, Microchimica Acta,2022, 189(3):111. doi: 10.1007/s00604-022-05187-8.


29. H. Sun,  R.  Li, H. Li, Z. Weng, G. Wu, P.  Kerns, S. L. Suib, X.  Wang, Y. Zhang*, Bioinspired oil-infused slippery surfaces with water and ion barrier properties, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 2021, 13, 28, 33464–33476. ACS AMI

28. Asgari, G. Wu; S. A. Aghvami, Y. Zhang, M. Lin, “Optimisation using the finite element method of a filter-based microfluidic SERS sensor for detection of multiple pesticides in strawberry”, Food Additives & Contaminants: Part A, 2021,  38 (4), 646-658. 

27. H. Li, G. Wu, Z. Weng, H. Sun, R. Nistala, and Y. Zhang*, “Microneedle-based potentiometric sensing system for continuous monitoring of multiple electrolytes in skin interstitial fluids”, ACS Sensors,  202166, 2181-2190.


26. F. Cui, Y. Yue, Y. Zhang, Z. Zhang, H. S. Zhou, “Advancing biosensors with machine learning”, ACS Sensors, 2020, 5, 11, 3346–3364.

25. S Asgari, L Sun, J Lin, Z Weng, G Wu, Y Zhang, M Lin, “ Nanofibrillar cellulose/Au@ Ag nanoparticle nanocomposite as a SERS substrate for detection of paraquat and thiram in lettuce”, Microchimica Acta 187 (7), 1-11, 2020.

24. He Sun, Zhengyan Weng, Sara Asgari, Guangfu Wu, Huijie Li, Mengshi Lin, Yi Zhang*, “ Effect of surface-active impurities on the formation of emulsions”, Langmuir, in revision.

23. Wang, R. Feiner, H. Luan, Q. Zhang, S. Zhao, Y. Zhang, M. Han, Y. Li, R. Sun, H. J. E. M. L. Wang, Three-dimensional electronic scaffolds for monitoring and regulation of multifunctional hybrid tissues, Extreme Mechanics Letters, 2020, 100634.

22. Y. Han, Y. Zhang, H. Kim, W. Ren, M. V. Centeno, A. L. Guedea1, V. S. Grayson, Y. Wu, P. Gutruf, D. J. Surmeier, C. Gao, M. Martina, A. V. Apkarian, J. A Rogers, J. Radulovic, “Excitatory VTA to DH projections provide a valence signal to memory circuitsNature Communications, 2020,11 (1), 1-14.


21. Yi Zhang, John A. Rogers, et al. “Battery-free, fully implantable optofluidic cuff system for wireless optogenetic and pharmacological neuromodulation of peripheral nerves” Science Advances , 2019; 5 : eaaw5296.

20. Y. Zhang, H. Guo, S. B. Kim, Y. Wu, D. Ostojich, S. H. Park, X. Wang, R. Li, A. Bandodkar, Y. Sekine, Z. Weng, J. Choi, S. Xu, S. Quaggin, R. Ghaffari and J. A. Rogers “Passive, non-pharmacological sweat collection and analysis using a skin-interfaced, soft microfluidic system with colorimetric biomarker assays relevant to kidney disorders, Lab on a Chip, 2019, 19, 1545-1555.

19. Yi Zhang, Daniel Castro, Michael Bruchas, John A. Rogers, et al. “Battery-free, lightweight, injectable microsystem for in vivo wireless pharmacology and optogeneticsProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) 2019,

18. Sook H. Park, Yi Zhang, John A. Rogers, Lorenzo Gallon. “Recent advances of biosensors for hypertension and nephrology Current Opinion in Nephrology and Hypertension, 2019, 28 (4), 390-396.

17. Yuan Han, Yi Zhang, John A. Rogers, Jelena Radulovic, et al.  “Valenced context memories drive behavior” Nature Communications (In Press).

16. Di Lu, Tzu-Li Liu, Jan-Kai Chang, Dongsheng Peng, Yi Zhang, Jiho Shin, Tao Hang, Wubin Bai, Quansan Yang, and John A. Rogers  “Transient Light Emitting Diodes Constructed from Semiconductors and Transparent Conductors Degradable Under Physiological ConditionsAdvanced Materials, 2019, DOI: 10.1002/adma.201902739.

15. Y. Liu†, X.J. Wang†, Y.M. Xu, Z.G. Xu, Y. Zhang, X. Ning, X. Cheng, Y.G Xue, D. Lu, Q.H. Zhang, F. Zhang, J.X. Liu, X.G. Guo, K.C. Hwang, Y.G. Huang, J.A. Rogers, Y.H. Zhang. “Harnessing the interface mechanics of hard films and soft substrates for 3D assembly by controlled bucklingProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS)

14. Xueju Wang,† Ron Feiner,† Haiwen Luan,† Qihui Zhang, Shiwei Zhao, Yi Zhang, Rujie Sun, Heling Wang, Xiaogang Guo, Assaf Shapira,Yihui Zhang, Yonggang Huang, Tal Dvir, and John A. Rogers. “Three-Dimensional Electronic Scaffolds for Monitoring and Regulation of Multifunctional Hybrid Tissues” Advanced Materials (in revision).


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11. S. B. Kim, K. Lee, M. S. Raj, B. Lee, J. T. Reeder, J. Koo, A. Fargette, A. J. Bandodkar, S. M. Won, Y. Serkine, J. Choi, Y. Zhang, J. Yoon, B. H. Kim, Y. Yun, S. Lee, J. Shin, J. Kim, R. Ghaffari, and J. A. Rogers,  “Soft, skin-interfaced microfluidic systems with wireless, battery-free electronics for digital, real-time tracking of sweat loss and electrolyte composition,” Small, DOI: 10.1002/smll.201802876.

10. Y. Sekine, S.B. Kim, Y. Zhang, A.J. Bandodkar, S. Xu, J. Choi, M. Irie, T.R. Ray, P. Kohli, N. Kozai, T. Sugita, Y. Wu, K.H. Lee, K.-T. Lee, R. Ghaffari and J.A. Rogers, “A fluorometric skin-interfaced microfluidic device and smartphone imaging module for in situ quantitative analysis of sweat chemistry,” Lab on a Chip 18, 2178-2186 (2018).

9. X. Ning†, X.J. Wang†, Y. Zhang, X.G. Yu, D.W. Choi, N. Zheng, D.S. Kim, Y.G Huang, Y.H. Zhang, J.A. Rogers. “Assembly of advanced materials into three-dimensional functional structures by methods inspired by origami and kirigami: a review,Advanced Materials Interfaces,  2018, 1800284.

8. S. Wang, Y. Zhang, J. C. Meredith, S. H. Behrens, M. K. Tripathi, K.C. Sahu, “The dynamics of rising oilcoated bubbles: Experiments and simulations,Soft Matter, 2018,14, 2724-2734.

2017 and before

7. Y. Zhang, S. Wang, J. Zhou, G. Benz, S. Tcheimou, R. Zhao, S. H. Behrens, J. C. Meredith, “Capillary foams: formation stages and effects of process parameters, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 2017, 56 (34): 9533–9540.

6. Y. Zhang†, S. Wang†, J. Zhou, R. Zhao, G. Benz, S. Tcheimou, J. C. Meredith, S. H. Behrens, “Interfacial activity of non-amphiphilic particles in fluid-fluid interfaces,” Langmuir , 2017, 33 (18):4511–4519.

5. Z. Zhang, Y. Zhang, Z. Lin, A. Mulyadi, W. Mu, Y. Deng, “Butyric anhydride modified lignin and its water-oil interfacial properties,” Chemical Engineering Science, 2017, 165:55-64.

4. W. Guan, Yi Zhang, “Application of microfluidic technique in drug delivery, Nano LIFE, 2016, 1642009.

3. Y. Zhang, A. Shitta, J. C. Meredith, S. H. Behrens, “Bubble meets droplet: particle-assisted reconfiguration of wetting morphologies in colloidal multiphase systems,” Small , 2016, 12(24):3309-3319.

Waldemar T. Ziegler Award for Best Paper (one recipient per year), Georgia Tech, 2015.

2. Y. Zhang, M. C. Allen, R. Zhao, D. D. Deheyn, S. H. Behrens, J. C. Meredith, “Capillary foams: stabilization and functionalization of porous liquids and solids,Langmuir , 2015, 31(9): 2669-2676.

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