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Tania Q. Vu Ph.D.

B.S. Electrical and Biomedical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon UniversityPh.D. Vision Science (Neuroscience) University of California, Berkeley

Publications

  • "Multiplexed imaging reveals heterogeneity of PI3K/MAPK network signaling in breast lesions of known PIK3CA genotype." Breast Cancer Research and Treatment In: , Vol. 159, No. 3, 01.10.2016, p. 575-583.
  • "Ultrasensitive proteomic quantitation of cellular signaling by digitized nanoparticle-protein counting." Scientific Reports In: , Vol. 6, 28163, 20.06.2016.
  • "Quantum dots for quantitative imaging : from single molecules to tissue." Cell and Tissue Research In: , Vol. 360, No. 1, 01.04.2015, p. 71-86.
  • "Heterogeneous intracellular trafficking dynamics of brain-derived neurotrophic factor complexes in the neuronal soma revealed by single quantum dot tracking." PLoS One In: , Vol. 9, No. 4, e95113, 14.04.2014.
  • "Aqueous red-emitting silicon nanoparticles for cellular imaging : Consequences of protecting against surface passivation by hydroxide and water for stable red emission." Journal of Materials Research In: , Vol. 28, No. 2, 28.01.2013, p. 216-230.
  • "Tracing the endocytic pathways and trafficking kinetics of cell signaling receptors using single QD nanoparticles."  Methods in Molecular Biology. Vol. 991 2013. p. 237-247 (Methods in Molecular Biology; Vol. 991).
  • "One-step melt synthesis of water-soluble, photoluminescent, surface-oxidized silicon nanoparticles for cellular imaging applications." Chemistry of Materials In: , Vol. 23, No. 9, 10.05.2011, p. 2407-2418.
  • "Kinetics of G-protein-coupled receptor endosomal trafficking pathways revealed by single quantum dots." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America In: , Vol. 107, No. 43, 26.10.2010, p. 18658-18663.
  • "Nanotechnology research : Applications in nutritional sciences (Journal of Nutrition (2010) 140, (119-124))." Journal of Nutrition In: , Vol. 140, No. 5, 05.2010, p. 1062.
  • "Spatial structure and diffusive dynamics from single-particle trajectories using spline analysis." Biophysical Journal In: , Vol. 98, No. 8, 21.04.2010, p. 1712-1721.
  • "Nanotechnology research : Applications in nutritional sciences." Journal of Nutrition In: , Vol. 140, No. 1, 01.2010, p. 119-124.
  • "Distinct extracellular matrix microenvironments of progenitor and carotid endothelial cells." Journal of Biomedical Materials Research - Part A In: , Vol. 91, No. 2, 11.2009, p. 528-539.
  • "Single particle quantum dot imaging achieves ultrasensitive detection capabilities for Western immunoblot analysis." ACS Nano In: , Vol. 3, No. 6, 23.06.2009, p. 1318-1328.
  • "Quantitative analysis of multivesicular bodies (MVBs) in the hypoglossal nerve : Evidence that neurotrophic factors do not use MVBs for retrograde axonal transport." Journal of Comparative Neurology In: , Vol. 514, No. 6, 20.06.2009, p. 641-657.
  • "Quantum dot hybrid gel blotting : a technique for identifying quantum dot-protein/protein-protein interactions." Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.)  In: , Vol. 544, 2009, p. 381-391.
  • "Microcontact printing of quantum dot bioconjugate arrays for localized capture and detection of biomolecules." Biomedical Microdevices In: , Vol. 10, No. 3, 06.2008, p. 367-374.
  • "Ligand-bound quantum dot probes for studying the molecular scale dynamics of receptor endocytic trafficking in live cells." ACS Nano In: , Vol. 2, No. 6, 06.2008, p. 1153-1166.
  • "Fabrication of submicron IrO2 nanowire array biosensor platform by conventional complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor process." Japanese Journal of Applied Physics  In: , Vol. 47, No. 2 PART 1, 15.02.2008, p. 1147-1151.
  • "Identification of quantum dot bioconjugates and cellular protein co-localization by hybrid gel blotting." Nano Letters In: , Vol. 7, No. 4, 04.2007, p. 1044-1049.
  • "Ligand bound quantum dots for intracellular imaging of neural receptors."   Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE. Vol. 6448 2007. 644813.
  • "Quantum dots monitor TrkA receptor dynamics in the interior of neural PC12 Cells." Nano Letters In: , Vol. 6, No. 9, 09.2006, p. 2049-2059.
  • "Quantum dot probes for tracking nerve growth factor ligand-receptor dynamics in live neurons."  2006 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show - NSTI Nanotech 2006 Technical Proceedings. Vol. 2 2006. p. 466-469.
  • "Stoichiometry-dependent formation of quantum dot-antibody bioconjugates : A complementary atomic force microscopy and agarose gel electrophoresis study." Journal of Physical Chemistry B In: , Vol. 109, No. 44, 10.11.2005, p. 20724-20730.
  • "Activation of membrane receptors by a neurotransmitter conjugate designed for surface attachment." Biomaterials In: , Vol. 26, No. 14, 05.2005, p. 1895-1903.
  • "Peptide-conjugated quantum dots activate neuronal receptors and initiate downstream signaling of neurite growth." Nano Letters In: , Vol. 5, No. 4, 04.2005, p. 603-607.
  • "Ligand-conjugated quantum dots for targeted drug delivery to nerve cells."  2005 3rd IEEE/EMBS Special Topic Conference on Microtechnology in Medicine and Biology. Vol. 2005 2005. p. 152-153 1548410.
  • "Neurotransmitter analog tethered to a silicon platform for neuro-BioMEMS applications." Biotechnology and Bioengineering In: , Vol. 87, No. 5, 05.09.2004, p. 669-674.
  • "Assembly and characterization of biofunctional neurotransmitter-immobilized surfaces for interaction with postsynaptic membrane receptors." Journal of Biomedical Materials Research - Part A In: , Vol. 66, No. 1, 01.07.2003, p. 184-191.
  • "Assembly and characterization of biofunctional GABA-immobilized surfaces."  Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology - Proceedings. Vol. 3 2002. p. 1834-1835.
  • "Toward development of bioactive, neurotransmitter-immobilized surfaces for interaction with post-synaptic membrane receptors."  2nd Annual International IEEE-EMBS Special Topic Conference on Microtechnologies in Medicine and Biology - Proceedings. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2002. p. 46-50 1002262.

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