Selected Conference Presentation/Proceeding

Oral Presentation

  1. Pojchanun Kanitthamniyom, Aiwu Zhou, and Yi Zhang*, A LEOG-Inspired Modular Magnetic Digital Microfluidic Platform for On-Demand Point-of-Care Diagnostics, 14th IEEE International Conference on Nano/Molecular Medicine & Engineering (IEEE-NANOMED 2020, Virtual Conference, Dec 2020

  2. Pojchanun Kanitthamniyom, Aiwu Zhou, and Yi Zhang*, Modular Magnetic Digital Microfluidic Platform with 3D-Printed Lego-Like Building Blocks for On-Demand Bioanalysis, The 15th IEEE International Conference on Nano/Micro Engineered & Molecular Systems, Virtual Conference, Sept 2020 (Best Conference Paper Award)

  3. Pojchanun Kanitthamniyom, Ahmad Adnan Bin Firdaus, Haider Ali Lokhand, Rohit Kumar, Yi Zhang*, Magnetic Digital Microfluidic Platform for Multiplexed Diagnostics of Infections Caused by Carbapenemase Resistance in Gram-Negative Bacilli, The 17th International Conference on Biomedical Engineering, Singapore, Dec 2019

  4. Kanitthamniyom Pojchanun and Yi Zhang*, Tackle Antibiotic Resistance with Magnetic Digital Microfluidics, The 13th IEEE International Conference on Nano/Molecular Medicine & Engineering, Gwangju, Korea, Nov 2019 (Invited Talk)

  5. P. Kanitthamniyom, A. Adnan Bin Firdaus, H. Ali Lokhand, R. Kumar, and Y. Zhang*, 3D-Printed Modular Magnetic Digital Microfluidic Platform for Bioanalysis, The 13th IEEE International Conference on Nano/Molecular Medicine & Engineering, Gwangju, Korea, Nov 2019

  6. Yi Zhang, Magnetic Digital Microfluidics for the Diagnostics of Infectious Diseases, 3rd International Conference on Frontier Technology Innovation, Chongqing, China, Jul 2019 (Invited Talk)

  7. Yi Zhang, Beyond Conventional Medicine with Micro/Nanotechnology, 14th Annual IEEE International Conference on Nano/Micro Engineered and Molecular Systems, Bangkok, Thailand, Apr 2019 (Invited Talk)

  8. Yi Zhang, Beyond Conventional Medicine with Magnetic Digital Microfluidics, 12th IEEE international Conference on Nano/Molecular Medicine and Engineering, Honolulu, USA, Dec 2018 (Invited Talk)

  9. Yi Zhang, Magnetic Digital Droplet with Teflon-Polydopamine Surface Modification, The 8th IMCO 2018, Shanghai, China, Jul 2018 (Invited Talk)

  10. Yi Zhang, Magnetic Digital Microfluidics for Biomedical Applications, the Second International Conference of Microfluidics, Nanofluidics and Lab-on-a-Chip, Beijing, China, Jun 2018

  11. Yi Zhang, Polydopamine-Modified Magnetic Digital Microfluidic Platform for Biosensing, International Conference of Biomedical Information Perception & Microsystems, Chengdu, China, Jul 2018 (Invited Talk)

  12. Yi Zhang, Beyond Conventional Medicine with Micro/Nanotechnology, Microsystems &Nanoengineering Summit 2018, Beijing, China, Jun 2018 (Invited Talk)

  13. Yi Zhang, Surface Patterning for Magnetic Digital Microfluidics-Based Diagnostic Assays, IEEE Nanomedicine, Shenzhen, Dec 2017 (Invited Talk)

  14. Yi Zhang, Purification of High Molecular Weight DNA Using Shrinking-Induced Hierarchical Silica Lamella, Global Workshop on Functional Materials and Devices, Nov 2017 (Invited Talk)

  15. Yi Zhang, Ye Zhang, Jeffrey M. Burke, Kristin Gleitsman, Sarah M. Friedrich, Kelvin J. Liu and Tza-Huei Wang, Shrinking-Induced Silica Lamella for High-Molecular Weight DNA Extraction, IEEE Nano Materials & Devices Conference, Apr 2017

  16. Yi Zhang, Magnetic Digital Microfluidics, Optofluidics, Singapore, 2017 (Invited Talk)

  17. Yi Zhang, Ye Zhang, Jeffrey M. Burke, Kristin Gleitsman, Sarah M. Friedrich, Kelvin J. Liu, and Tza-Huei Wang, Fabricating Hierarchical Silica Lamella by Heat-Induced Shrinking for High-Molecular Weight DNA Extraction, IEEE NEMS, Los Angeles, USA, 2017

  18. Y. Zhang, Trapping White Cells in Paper for White Blood Cell Count, Optofluidics, Beijing, China, 2016 (Invited Talk)

  19. Y. Zhang, Paper-Based Vertical Flow Platform for White Blood Cell Count by Cell Trapping, IEEE International Conference on Nano/Micro Engineered Systems, Sendai and Matsushima, Japan, 2016

  20. Y. Zhang, Achieving Uniform Flow Profile in Multi-Path Paper Microfluidics with Stacking Flow for Immunochromatographic Assays, IEEE International Conference on Nano/Micro Engineered Systems, Xi’an, China, 2015

  21. Y. Zhang, Y. Zhang, and T.H. Wang, Hierarchical Silica Nanomembrane for Solid Phase DNA Extraction, IEEE International Conference on Nano/Micro Engineered Systems, Suzhou, China, 2013

  22. Y. Zhang, Y. Zhang, and T.H. Wang, Fabricating and Applying Hierarchical Silica Nanomembrane for Solid Phase DNA Extraction, Bangkok, Thailand, 2012 (Best Conference Paper Award)

  23. Y. Zhang and T.H. Wang, Droplet Immobilization, Splitting, Metering and Aliquoting with Surface Energy Traps Created Using Su8 Shadow Mask, International Conference on Miniaturized Chemical and Biochemical Analysis Systems (μTAS), Okinawa, Japan, 2012

  24. Y. Zhang and T.H. Wang, High Resolution Genetic and Epigenetic Analysis by Mapping DNA Quantity into Electrophoretic Mobility through Quantum Dot Nanotether, ACS Colloid and Surface Science Symposium, Baltimore, USA, 2012

  25. Y. Zhang and T.H. Wang, Surface Energy Trap Enabled Complex Droplet Manipulation Platform for Point-of-care Diagnostics, ACS Colloid and Surface Science Symposium, Baltimore, USA, 2012.

  26. Y. Zhang and T.H. Wang, A Fully Integrated Microfluidic Droplet Platform for Point-of-Care Molecular Diagnostics, ACS Pittcon 2012, Orlando, USA, 2012

  27. Y. Zhang and T.H. Wang, Increasing Throughput and Sensitivity of DNA Methylation Analysis with Functional Nanoparticles, ACS Pittcon 2012, Orlando, USA, 2012

  28. Y. Zhang and T.H. Wang, Fully Integrated Droplet Based Point-Of-Care Platform for Molecular Detection from Crude Biosamples, International Conference on Solid-state Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems (Transducers), Beijing, China, 2011

  29. Y. Zhang and T.H. Wang, An Active Gyroscopic Magnetic Micromixer For Rapid Fluid Mixing in Droplet Based Microfluidic Systems, International Conference on Solid-state Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems (Transducers), Beijing, China, 2011

  30. Y. Zhang and T.H. Wang, Quantum Dots-Enabled High-Resolution Analysis of Gene Copy Number Variation, IEEE Nano and Molecular Systems, Kaohsiung, China, 2011 (Best Conference Paper Award)

  31. Y. Zhang, V.J. Bailey, C.M. Puleo, H. Easwaran, E. Griffiths, J.G. Herman, S.B. Baylin and T.H. Wang, High Throughput DNA Methylation Analysis on A Droplet-In-Oil Polymerase Chain Reaction Array, International Conference on Solid-state Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems (Transducers), Denver, USA, 2009 (IEEE Transducers Travel Award)

Poster Presentation

  1. Y. Zhang, Magnetic Digital Microfluidics, μFluidics Symposium, Xi’an, China, 2017

  2. Y. Zhang and T.H. Wang, Heat-Shrunken Hierarchical Silica Nanomembrane for High Quality DNA Purification, 2nd IBN International Symposium, 2014

  3. Y. Zhang and T.H. Wang, Early Cancer Diagnostics by DNA Methylation Analysis Using Quantum Dot Based Electrphoretic Nanosensor, 9th Asia Epigenomics Coference, 2014

  4. Y. Zhang and T.H. Wang, Surface Energy Trap Assisted Rapid Serial Dilution on Droplet
    Platform for Bacteria Antibiotics Susceptibility Test, International Conference on Miniaturized Chemical and Biochemical Analysis Systems (μTAS), Okinana, Japan, 2012.

  5. Y. Zhang, D.J. Shin, and T.H. Wang, Detecting Genetic Variations in a Droplet, International Conference on Miniaturized Chemical and Biochemical Analysis Systems (μTAS), Seattle, USA, 2011

  6. Y. Zhang and T.H. Wang, Quantum Dot Electrophoretic Shift Assay, Institute of NanoBioTechnology (INBT) Annual Symposium, Baltimore, USA, 2011 (Best Poster Award).

  7. Y. Zhang and T.H. Wang, A Novel Quantum Dot Based Nanoassay for High Resolution Copy Number Variation Detection and DNA Methylation Quantification, American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) Molecular Diagnostics, Denver, USA, 2010 (Scholar-in-Training Award).

  8. Y. Zhang and T.H. Wang, A Quantum Dot Based Nanoassay for Quantifying Gene Copy Number with Ultrahigh Resolution, International Conference on Miniaturized Chemical and Biochemical Analysis Systems (μTAS), Groningen, Netherland, 2010.

  9. Y. Zhang and T.H. Wang, An Automated All-In-One Microfluidic Device for Parallel Solid Phase DNA Extraction and Droplet-In-Oil PCR Analysis, International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS), Hong Kong, China, 2010 (IEEE Transducers Travel Award).

  10. Y. Zhang and T.H. Wang, Geomorphology-Assisted Manipulation of Magnet-Actuated Droplet for Solid Phase DNA Extraction and Droplet-in-oil PCR, International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS), Hong Kong, China, 2010 (IEEE Transducers Travel Award).

  11. Y. Zhang and T.H. Wang, Multiple Gene Analysis Within A Simple Droplet-In-Oil Microfluidic PCR Platform, International Conference on Miniaturized Chemical and Biochemical Analysis Systems (μTAS), San Diego, USA, 2008.

Other Co-authored Conference Presentations

  1. M. Komoto, Y. Zhang, K.I. Matsunaga, J. Y. Ying, I. Hirao, Creation of High-Affinity Unnatural-Base DNA Aptamers by Genetic Alphabet Expansion toward Diagnostic Applications, Yokohama, Japan, 2016 (Invited Talk)

  2. J. Bai, Y. Zhang, and J.Y. Ying, Wash-step Free ELISA Lateral Flow – Next Generation Paper-Based Rapid Test Kit, Biosensors Conference, Gothenbury, Sweden, 2016

  3. J. Bai, Y. Zhang, and J.Y. Ying, Wash-step Free ELISA Lateral Flow – Next Generation Paper-Based Rapid Test Kit, Point of Care Diagnostics Conference, Madrid, Spain, 2016

  4. J. Y. Ying, Y. Zhang, J. Bai, H. Wu, X. Yang, J.E. Chung, S. Tan, S. Gao, M. Kurisawa, Nanomaterials for Energy and Biomedical Applications, 45th World Chemistry Congress and 48th General Assembly Meeting of the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry, Busan, Korea, 2015. (Keynote Lecture)

  5. J. Y. Ying, Y. Zhang, J. Bai, J. E. Chung, S. Tan, S. Gao, M. Kurisawa, H. Wu, Y. Zhang, M. F. Leong, T. C. Lim, and A. C. A. Wan, Synthesis and Applications of Nanostructured Biomaterials and Biosystems," Symposium on ‘Biohybrid NanoMaterials – Design and Applications, 8th International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies, Singapore, 2015. (Invited Talk)

  6. K.J. Liu, T.D. Rane, Y. Zhang, C.W Beh, S.M. Friedrich, D.J. Shin and T.H. Wang, An Integrated Platform for Single Molecule Free Solution Hydrodynamic Separation Using Yoctomoles of DNA and Picoliter Samples, International Conference on Nanochannels, Microchannels, and Minichannels, Puerto Rico, USA, 2012.

  7. Y. Song, Y. Zhang, and T.H. Wang, Single Quantum Dot-Based Multiplexed Point Mutation Detection by Gap Ligase Chain Reaction, International Conference on Miniaturized Chemical and Biochemical Analysis Systems (μTAS), Seattle, USA, 2011.

  8. T.H. Wang and Y. Zhang, A Droplet Microfluidics Based Miniaturized Total Analysis System for Point-of-Care Molecular Diagnostics, Society and Laboratory Automation and Screening Annual Conference and Exhibition, Palm Spring, USA, 2011.

  9. Stark, Y. Zhang and T.H. Wang, Functional Nanoparticles Enabled Highly Sensitive Detection of Cancer Epigenetic Marker, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 2011

  10. V.J. Bailey*, Y. Zhang*, H. Easwaran, E. Griffiths, J.G. Herman, S.B. Baylin, H.E. Carraway, and T.H. Wang, High Throughput, Quantitative DNA Methylation Screening using a Quantum Dot Based Nanotechnology Assay, American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) Molecular Diagnostics, Philadelphia, USA, 2009. (*Equal Contribution).

  11. T.D. Rane, C.M. Puleo, H. Zec, K.J. Liu, Y. Zhang, A.P. Lee and Tza-Huei Wang, Analyte Detection In Droplets: One Molecule At A Time, International Conference on Miniaturized Chemical and Biochemical Analysis Systems (μTAS), Jeju, Korea, 2009.

  12. T.H. Wang, Y. Zhang, B.P. Keeley, K.L. Pelsky, M.V. Brock, S. B. Baylin, and J.G. Herman, Detection of DNA Methylation in Single Tube, American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) Molecular Diagnostics, Denver, USA, 2010.

  13. T.M. Hsieh, Y. Zhang, J. Pipper, and P. Neuzil, PCR by moving a free droplet over different temperature zones, International Conference on Miniaturized Chemical and Biochemical Analysis Systems (μTAS), Tokyo, Japan, 2006.