Dr. Tuan Vo-Dinh » Profile
Dr. Tuan Vo-Dinh
Corporate Fellow, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)
Director, Center for Advanced Biomedical Photonics, ORNL
Group Leader, Advanced Biomedical Science and Technology Group
Life Science Division,ORNL
Primary Affiliation: ORNL
Expertise: Sensors, Biomedical Photonics, Biochip Technology, Nanophotonics, Nanotechnology
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
P.O. Box 2008, M.S. 6101
Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37831-6101, USA
Phone: (865) 574-6249
Fax: (865) 576 7651
[ Preparation / Appointments / Publications / Awards / Activities / Collaborators ]
• Ph.D. in Biophysical Chemistry, 1975, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich, Switzerland.
• B.S. in Physics, 1971, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology-EPF, Lausanne, Switzerland.
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• Director, Center for Advanced Biomedical Photonics, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Oak Ridge, Tennessee, 2003-present.
• Corporate Fellow, ORNL, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, 1994-present.
• Group Leader, Advanced Monitoring Development Group, Life Sciences Division, ORNL, 1984-present.
• Distinguished Visiting Professor, Univ. of Florida, Dept. Chemistry, Spring 2004
• Professor (adjunct assignment), Univ. of California San Francisco Medical School, Dept. Neurosurgery, 2000-present.
• Professor (adjunct assigment), Univ. of Tennessee, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1987-present.
• Visiting Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Rome, Rome (Italy), Spring 1999.
• Staff Research Scientist, Monitoring Development Group, Health and Safety Research Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Oak Ridge, Tennessee, 1977-1984.
• Research Associate, Department of Chemistry, University of Florida, 1975-1976
Professional Assignments and Recognition :
• Topical Editor, Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds, an international and multidisciplinary journal (1995-present)
• Associate Editor of Analusis, an international journal in analytical chemistry (1993-1999)
• Editorial Board: Applied Spectroscopy, Talanta, Spectrochimia Reviews, Journal of Biomedical Optics, Fresenius J. of Analytical Chemistry, and Expert Review of Molecular Diagnostics, Journal of Luminescence.
• Chairman, Commission V-4, International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) (1989-1999).
• Co-founding President of the International Society on Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds (ISPAC) (1996-1998).
• Chairman ASTM Subcommittee E13.09 on Fiberoptics (1988-present).
• Fellow of the American Institute of Chemists (AIC).
• Fellow of the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE)
• Fellow of SPIE, the International Society of Optical Engineering.
• Presented over 200 invited lectures at national and international meetings, and seminars at academic, federal and industrial institutions
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Partial List (from a total of 300 peer-reviewed scientific publications)
• Vo-Dinh T., M. Panjehpour, B. F. Overholt, and P. Buckley, III, Laser-Induced Differential Fluorescence for Cancer Diagnosis Without Biopsy, Appl. Spectr. 51, 58 (1997).
• Isola, N. R., Stokes, D. L.; Vo-Dinh, T., Surface-enhanced Raman Gene Probes for HIV Detection, Anal. Chem,70, 1352 (1998).
• Zeisel, D., V. Deckert, R. Zenobi, and T. Vo-Dinh, "Near-Field Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy of Dye Molecules Adsorbed on Silver Island Films," Chem. Phys. Lett., 283, 381 (1998).
• Vo-Dinh,T., "Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy Using Metallic Nanostructures," Trends in Anal. Chem., 17,557 (1998).
• Vo-Dinh T., Development of a DNA Biochip: Principle and Applications, Sensors & Actuators, B 51, 52 (1998).
• Vo-Dinh T., M. Panjehpour and B. F. Overholt, Laser-Induced Fluorescence for Esophageal Cancer Diagnosis, in Advances in Optical Biopsy and Optical Mammography, Alfano, R.R., Ed. Annals of the NY Acad. Sci., Vol 838, New York, pp. 116-122 (1998).
• Vo-Dinh T., J.P. Alarie, N. Isola, D. Landis, A.L. Wintenberg and M.N. Erickson, DNA Biochip Using a Phototransistor Integrated Circuit, Anal. Chem., 71, 358 (1999).
• Vo-Dinh T. and Mathur P.N., Optical Diagnostic and Therapeutic Technologies in Pulmonary Medicine, in Interventional Broncoscopy, Eds. C.T. Bolinger and P.N. Mathur, Kager, Basel, pp. 267-279 (1999)
• Cullum, B.M., G.D. Griffin, G.H. Miller, and T. Vo-Dinh, Intracellular Measurements in Mammary Carcinoma Cells Using Fiber-optic Nanosensors, Anal. Biochem., 277, 25 (2000).
• Vo-Dinh, T., J. P. Alaire, B. M. Cullum, G. D. Griffin, Antibody-based Nanoprobe for Measurements of a Fluorescent Analyte in a Single Cell, Nature Biotechnology, 18, July 2000.
• Vo-Dinh T. B.M. Cullum, and D.L. Stokes, Nanosensors and Biochips: Frontiers in Biomolecular Diagnostics, Sensors and Actuators, B 74, 2 (2001).
• T. Vo-Dinh,Nano-Biosensors: Probing the Sanctuary of Individual Living Cells.” Journal of Cellular Biochemistry, Suppl. Vol. 39, 154 (2002).
• M. Culha, D.L. Stokes, L. R. Allain, and T.Vo-Dinh, Surface-enhanced Raman scattering (SERS) Substrate Based on Self-assembled Monolayer (SAM) for Use in Gene Diagnostics, Anal. Chem., 75, 6196-6201 (2003).
• T. Vo-Dinh, G.D. Griffin, D.L. Stokes and A. L. Wintenberg, Multi-functional Biochip for Medical Diagnostics and Pathogen Detection, Sensors and Actuators B, 90, 104 (2003)
• P.M. Kasili, J. M. Song, and T. Vo-Dinh, Optical Sensor for the Detection of Caspase-9 Activity in a Single Cell, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 126, 2799-2806 (2004).
Books (From a total of 6)
• Vo-Dinh T., Room Temperature Phosphorimetry for Chemical Analysis, Wiley Interscience, New York (1984).
• Vo-Dinh T., Editor, Chemical Analysis of Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds, Wiley, New York (1989).
• Vo-Dinh T. and Eastwood D.L., Editors, Laser-Based Approaches in Luminescence Spectroscopy, ASTM Publishers, Philadelphia (1990).
• Vo-Dinh T., Editor-in-chief, Biomedical Photonics Handbook, CRC Presss, Boca Raton, FL (2003).
• Gauglitz G. and Vo-Dinh T., Editors, Handbook of Spectroscopy, Wiley-VCH, New York (2003).
• Vo-Dinh T., Editor, Protein Nanotechnology, Humana Press, New York, (in press).
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Honors and Awards/Grants and Contracts:
• 2003, Distinguished Scientist of the Year, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
• 2003, Distinguished Inventors Award, Battelle Memorial Institute
• 1999, RD-100 Award for Most Technologically Significant Advance in R&D (Multi-functional Biochip)
• 1997, Distinguished Services Award BER-50, US Department of Energy
• 1996, RD-100 Award for Most Technologically Significant Advance in R&D (SER Gene Probe)
• 1996, Inventor of the Year Award, Inventors Club of America and Tennessee. Inventors Association
• 1995, Award for Excellence in Technology Transfer, Federal Laboratory Consortium (SERODS)
• 1994, RD-100 Award for Most Technologically Significant Advance in R&D (Spot Test for PCBs)
• 1993, Advanced Technology Award, Inventors Club of America (RTP Screening)
• 1992, RD-100 Award for Most Technologically Significant Advance in R&D (SERODS)
• 1992, Inventor International Hall of Fame Award, Inventors Club of America
• 1992, Thomas Jefferson Award, Martin Marietta Corporation
• 1989, Medal Languedoc-Rousillon Award (France)
• 1988, Gold Medal Award, Society for Applied Spectroscopy
• 1987, RD-100 Award, for Technological Advance in Industrial Res. (Fiberoptics Fluoroimmuno-sensor)
• 1986, Award for Excellence in Technology Transfer, Federal Laboratory Consortium (Luminoscope)
• 1981, RD-100 Award for Technological Advance in Industrial Research (PNA Dosimeter)
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