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Kijanka, GS; Dimov, IK; Burger, R; Ducree, J. Real-time monitoring of cell migration, phagocytosis and cell surface receptor dynamics using a novel, live-cell opto-microfluidic technique. Analytica Chimica Acta, 2015, 872, 95–99. DOI:10.1016/j.aca.2014.12.035

Nwankire, CE; Venkatanarayanan, A; Glennon, T; Keyes, TE; Forster, RJ; Ducree, J. Label-free impedance detection of cancer cells from whole blood on an integrated centrifugal microfluidic platform. Biosensors & Bioelectronics, 2015 68:382-9. DOI: 10.1016/j.bios.2014.12.049.

Burger, R; Kurzbuch, D; Gorkin, R; Kijanka, G; Glynn, M; McDonagh, C; Ducree, J. An integrated centrifugo-opto-microfluidic platform for arraying, analysis, identification and manipulation of individual cells. Lab On A Chip, 2015 15(2):378-81. DOI: 10.1039/c4lc01002g.

Aguirre, GR; Efremov, V; Kitsara, M; Ducree, J. Integrated micromixer for incubation and separation of cancer cells on a centrifugal platform using inertial and dean forces. Microfluidics Nanofluidics, 2015, 18:513–526. DOI 10.1007/s10404-014-1450-7

Kirby, D; Glynn, M; Kijanka, G; Ducree, J. Rapid and Cost-Efficient Enumeration of Rare Cancer Cells from Whole Blood by Low-Loss Centrifugo-Magnetophoretic Purification Under Stopped-Flow Conditions. Cytometry A. 2015 87(1):74-80. DOI: 10.1002/cyto.a.22588.

O'Connell, TM; Coudray, A; King, D; Gonzalez, LS; Ducree, J; O'Connor, B; Walls, D. Real time single cell level monitoring of sequential lectin binding enabled by the Lab in a Trench Microfluidic Platform. Glycobiology, 2015, 25, 11, 1290-1290

Macdara Glynn, Charles Nwankire, Kate Lemass, David Kinahan, and Jens Ducrée. Quantitative distribution and cluster sizing of CTC events from a blood sample using a size exclusion centrifugal rail. Nature Microsystems & Nanoengineering, 2015, 1:15018, DOI:10.1038/micronano.2015.18.

Niamh M. Cooke, Cathy D. Spillane, Orla Sheils, John O’Leary, and Dermot Kenny. Aspirin and P2Y12 inhibition attenuate platelet-induced ovarian cancer cell invasion. BMC Cancer. 2015, 9;15(1):627. DOI: 10.1186/s12885-015-1634-x

Moore, CJ; Monton, H; O'Kennedy, R; Williams, DE; Nogues, C; Crean, C; Gubala, V. Controlling colloidal stability of silica nanoparticles during bioconjugation reactions with proteins and improving their longer-term stability, handling and storage. J. Mater. Chem. B, 2015,3, 2043-2055. DOI: 10.1039/C4TB01915F

Kelleher, SM; Nooney, RI; Flynn, SP; Clancy, E; Burke, M; Daly, S; Smith, TJ; Daniels, S; McDonagh, C. Multivalent linkers for improved covalent binding of oligonucleotides to dye-doped silica nanoparticles. Nanotechnology, 2015, 26(36):365703. DOI: 10.1088/0957-4484/26/36/365703.

Robert Nooney, Claire O’Connell, Shibsekhar Roy, Karla Boland, Gemma Keegan, Susan Kelleher, Stephen Daniels, Colette McDonagh. Synthesis and characterisation of far-red fluorescent cyanine dye doped silica nanoparticles using a modified microemulsion method for application in bioassays. Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 2015, 221, 31, 470–479. DOI:10.1016/j.snb.2015.06.117

Robert I. Nooney, Angela White, Christy O’Mahony, Claire O’Connell, Susan M. Kelleher, Stephen Daniels, Colette McDonagh. Investigating the colloidal stability of fluorescent silica nanoparticles under isotonic conditions for biomedical applications. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 2015, 456, 50–58. DOI 10.1016/j.jcis.2015.05.051

Dimov, N; Clancy, E; Gaughran, J; Boyle, D; Mc Auley, D; Glynn, MT; Dwyer, RM; Coughlan, H; Barry, T; Barrett, LM; Smith, TJ; Ducree, J. Solvent-selective routing for centrifugally automated solid-phase purification of RNA. Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, 2015, 18, 859-871. DOI: 10.1007/s10404-014-1477-9

Kelly, H; Downing, T; Tuite, NL; Smith, TJ; Kerin, MJ; Dwyer, RM; Clancy, E; Barry, T; Reddington, K. Cross Platform Standardisation of an Experimental Pipeline for Use in the Identification of Dysregulated Human Circulating MiRNAs. PLoS ONE 10(9): e0137389 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0137389

Rowinska, M; Kelleher, SM; Soberon, F; Ricco, AJ; Daniels, S. Fabrication and characterisation of spin coated oxidised PMMA to provide a robust surface for on-chip assays. J. Mater. Chem. B, 2015,3, 135-143. DOI: 10.1039/C4TB01748J

Kinahan, DJ; Kearney, SM; Faneuil, OP; Glynn, MT; Dimov, N; Ducree, J. Paper imbibition for timing of multi-step liquid handling protocols on event-triggered centrifugal microfluidic lab-on-a-disc platforms . RSC Adv., 2015, 5, 1818-1826 DOI: 10.1039/C4RA14887H

Dimov, N; Clancy, E; Gaughran, J; Boyle, D; Mc Auley, D; Glynn, MT; Dwyer, RM; Coughlan, H; Barry, T; Barrett, LM; Smith, TJ; Ducree, J. Solvent-selective routing for centrifugally automated solid-phase purification of RNA. Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, 2015, 18, 5, 859-871

David J. Kinahan, Sinéad M. Kearney, Olivier P. Faneuil, Macdara T. Glynn, Nikolay Dimov and Jens Ducrée. Fabrication and characterisation of spin coated oxidised PMMA to provide a robust surface for on-chip assays. Journal of Material Chemistry B, 2015, 3, 135-143. DOI: 10.1039/C4TB01748J

Ulrich-Christian Schröder, Frank Bokeloh, Mary O’Sullivan, Uwe Glaser, Katharina Wolf, Wolfgang Pfister, Jürgen Popp, Jens Ducrée, and Ute Neugebauer. Rapid, culture-independent, optical diagnostics of centrifugally captured bacteria from urine samples. Biomicrofluidics 2015, 9, 4, 044118 DOI 10.1063/1.4928070

Helena Coughlan, Kate Reddington, Nina Tuite, Teck Wee Boo, Martin Cormican, Louise Barrett, Terry J. Smith, Eoin Clancy, Thomas Barry. Comparative genome analysis identifies novel nucleic acid diagnostic targets for use in the specific detection of Haemophilus influenzae. Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease 2015, 83, 2112-116. DOI 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2015.06.013

Eoin Clancy, Owen Higgins, Matthew S. Forrest, Teck Wee Boo, Martin Cormican, Thomas Barry, Olaf Piepenburg, and Terry J. Smith. Development of a rapid recombinase polymerase amplification assay for the detection of Streptococcus pneumoniae in whole blood. BMC Infectious Diseases, 2015, 15:481. DOI 10.1186/s12879-015-1212-5

Kelly, H; Downing, T; Tuite, NL; Smith, TJ; Kerin, MJ; Dwyer, RM; Clancy, E; Barry, T; Reddington, K. Cross Platform Standardisation of an Experimental Pipeline for Use in the Identification of Dysregulated Human Circulating MiRNAs. PLoS ONE 10(9): e0137389 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0137389

Kinahan, DJ; Kearney, SM; Faneuil, OP; Glynn, MT; Dimov, N; Ducree, J. Paper imbibition for timing of multi-step liquid handling protocols on event-triggered centrifugal microfluidic lab-on-a-disc platforms . RSC Adv., 2015, 5, 1818-1826 DOI: 10.1039/C4RA14887H

Gilmartin N, Giao MS, Keevil CW, O’Kennedy RDifferential internal in A levels in biofilms of Listeria monocytogenes grown on different surfaces and nutrient conditions. International Journal of Food Microbiology, Published, 10.1016/j.ijfoodmicro.2015.12.004.

Cowman J, Dunne E, Oglesby I, Byrne B, Ralph A, Voisin B, Mullers S, Ricco A, Kenny D, ‘Age-related changes in platelet function are more profound in women than in men’, Nature Scientific Reports, Published, 10.1038/srep12235

Dunne E, Egan K, McFadden S, Foley D, Kenny D, ‘Platelet aggregation in response to ADP is highly-variable in normal donors and patients on anti-platelet medication’ Clinical Chemistry Laboratory Medicine, Published, 10.1515/cclm-2015-0802.

O’Reilly E, Conroy P, Hearty S, Keyes T, O’Kennedy R, Forster R, Dennany L, ‘Electrochemiluminescence platform for the detection of C-reactive proteins: application of recombinant antibody technology to cardiac biomarker detection’ RSC Advances, Published 10.1039/c5ra08450d

Spain E, Gilgunn S, Sharma S, Adamson K, Cathy E, O’Kennedy R, Forster R, ‘Detection of prostate specific antigen based on electrocatalytic platinum nanoparticles conjugated to a recombinant scFv antibody’, Biosensors & Bioelectronics, Published 10.1016/j.bios.2015.10.058.

O’Kennedy R, Ma H, ‘The purification of natural and recombinant peptide antibodies by affinity chromatographic strategies’, Methods in Molecular Biology, Published 10.1007/978-1-4939-2999-3_15.

O’Kennedy R, Ma H, ‘The structure of natural and recombinant antibodies’ Methods in Molecular Biology, Published, 10.1007/978-1-4939-2999-3_2.

Crawley AS, O’Kennedy RJ, ‘The need for effective pancreatic cancer detection and management: a biomarker-based strategy’ Expert Reviews in Molecular Diagnostics Published 10.1586/14737159.2015.1083862.

Sharma S, Zapatero-Rodriquez J, Estrela P, O’Kennedy R, ‘Point-of-care diagnostics in low-resource settings: present status and future role of microfluidics’ Biosensors Published 10.3390/bios5030577

Kirby D, Glynn M, Kijanka G, Ducree J, ‘Rapid, Low-Loss Purification of Rare Cancer Cells from Whole Blood by Stopped-Flow Centrifugo-Magnetophoresis. Cytometry Part A Published 10.1002/cyto.a.22588

Fitzgibbon S, Cowman J, Ricco J, Kenny D, Shaqfeh, ‘Examining platelet adhesion via Stokes flow simulations and microfluidic experiments’ Soft Matter, Published 10.1039/c4sm01450b

Cowman J. Dunne E, Oglesby I, Byrne B, Ralph A, Voisin B, Mullers S, Ricco A, Kenny ‘Age-related changes in platelet function are more profound in women than in men’, Nature Scientific Reports 10.1038/srep12235

Fitzgerald J, Leonard P, Danaher M, O’Kennedy R, ‘Rapid simultaneous detection of anti-protozoan drugs using a lateral flow immunoassay’, Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Published 10.1007/s12010-015-1582-6

O’Reilly JA, Fitzgerald J, Fitzgerald S, Kenny D, Kay E, O’Kennedy R, Kijanka G, ‘Diagnostic potential of zinc finger protein-specific autoantibodies and associated linear B-cell epitopes in colorectal cancer’, PLoS One Published 10.1371/journal.pone.0123469

Ayyar BV, Hearty S, O’Kennedy R, ‘Facile domain rearrangement abrogates expression recalcitrance in a rabbit scFv’, Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, Published 10.1007/s00253-014-6268-4

Fitzgerald V, Manning B, O’Donnell B, O’Reilly B, O’Sullivan D, O’Kennedy R, Leonard P, ‘Exploiting highly-ordered subnanolitre volume microcapillaries as tools for the analysis of antibody-producing cells’, Analytical Chemistry, Published, 10.1021/ac503547j


McPartlin DA, O'Kennedy RJ. Point-of-care diagnostics, a major opportunity for change in traditional diagnostic approaches: potential and limitations. Expert Reviews in Molecular Diagnostics. 2014 Nov;14(8):979-98.

Fitzgerald S, Sheehan KM, Espina V, O'Grady A, Cummins R, Kenny D, Liotta L, O'Kennedy R, Kay EW, Kijanka GS. High CerS5 expression levels associate with reduced patient survival and transition from apoptotic to autophagy signalling pathways in colorectal cancer. Journal of Pathology Clinical Research 2014. 1: 54-65.

Neus Godino, Elizaveta Vereshchagina, Robert Gorkin III, and Jens Ducrée. Centrifugal automation of a triglyceride bioassay on a low-cost paper-polymer hybrid. Microfluidics & Nanofluidics. 16(5): 895-905

Macdara Glynn, Daniel Kirby, Danielle Chung, David J. Kinahan, Gregor Kijanka, and Jens Ducrée. Centrifugo-magnetophoretic purification of CD4+ cells from whole blood towards future HIV/AIDS point-of-care applications. Journal of Laboratory Automation (JALA). 19(3): 285-296

David J. Kinahan, Sinéad M. Kearney, Macdara T. Glynn, and Jens Ducrée. Spira mirabilis enhanced density gradient centrifugation of whole blood. Sensors & Actuators A. 215: 71-76

Karl Egan, Niamh Cooke and Dermot Kenny. Living in shear: platelets protect cancer cells from shear induced damage. Clinical & Experimental Metastasis.

Karl Egan, Niamh Cooke, Eimear Dunne, Philip Murphy, John Quinn, Dermot Kenny. Platelet hyporeactivity in active myeloma. Thrombosis Research.

Gerson R. Aguirre, Vitaly Efremov, Maria Kitsara, and Jens Ducrée. Integrated micromixer for incubation and separation of cancer cells on a centrifugal platform using inertial and Dean forces. Microfluidics & Nanofluidics.

Tríona M. O’Connell, Damien King, Chandra Kumar Dixit, Brendan O’Connor, Dermot Walls, and Jens Ducrée. Sequential glycan profiling on individual cells by the microfluidic lab-in-a-trench platform: A new era in experimental cell biology. Lab On A Chip.

Julie-Ann O'Reilly, Gregor Kijanka and Richard O'Kennedy. Antibody-based sensors for disease detection. Biosensors and their Application in Healthcare.

Barry Byrne, Niamh Gilmartin, Ramji Lakshmanan and Richard O’Kennedy. Antibodies, enzymes and nucleic acid sensors for high-throughput screening of microbes and toxins in food. High-Throughput Screening for Food Safety Assessment. Biosensor Technologies, Hyperspectral Imaging and Practical Applications.

Vitaly Efremov, Ramji Lakshmanan and Anthony Killard. Understanding cell adhesion curves in quartz crystal microbalance microgravimetry tests with dissipation monitoring. Journal of Biorheology.

Daniel Kirby, Macdara Glynn, Gregor Kijanka, and Jens Ducrée. Rapid, Low-Loss Purification of Rare Cancer Cells from Whole Blood by Stopped-Flow Centrifugo-Magnetophoresis. Cytometry A.

Nikolay Dimov et al. Solvent-selective routing for centrifugally automated solid-phase purfication of RNA. Microfluidics & Nanofluidics.

David J. Kinahan, Sinead M. Kearney, Nikolay Dimov, Macdara Glynn and Jens Ducree. Event triggered logical flow control for comprehensive process integration of multi-step assays on centrifugal microfluidic platforms. Lab on a Chip. 14(13): 2249-2258

Maria Kitsara, Charles E. Nwankire, Lee Walsh, Greg Hughes, Martin Sommers, Dirk Kurzbuch, Xin Zhang, Gerard G. Donohue, Richard O'Kennedy and Jens Ducree. Spin coating of hydrophilic polymeric films for enhanced centrifugal flow control by serial siphoning. Microfluidics and Nanofluidics. 16(4): 691-699

Charles E. Nwankire, Monika Czugala, Robert Burger, Kevin J. Fraser, Triona M. O'Connell, Thomas Glennon, Blessing E. Onwuliri, Isikaku E. Nduaguibe, Dermot Diamond, Jens Ducree. A portable centrifugal analyser for liver function and screening. Biosensors and Bioelectronics . 56; 352-358

Paul J. Conroy, Ruby H.P. Law, Sarah Gilgunn, Stephen Hearty, Tom T. Caradoc-Davies, Gordon Lloyd, Richard J. O'Kennedy and James C. Whisstock. Reconciling the structural attributes of avian antibodies. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 289(22): 15384-15392

Lakshmanan, R., Efremov, V., Cullen, S. and Killard, A.J. Measurement of the evolution of rigid and viscoelastic mass contributions from fibrin network formation during plasma coagulation using quartz crystal microbalance. Sensors & Actuators B. Volume 192, 1 March 2014, Pages 23–28


Byrne, B., Gilmartin, N., Lakshmanan R. and O'Kennedy, R. Antibodies, enzymes and nucleic acid sensors for high-throughput screening of microbes and toxins in food. Book Chapter. In: High-Throughput Screening for Food Safety Assessment: Biosensor Technologies, Hyperspectral Imaging. (In Press). Woodhead Publishing.

Harris, L., Castro-López, V., and Killard, A.J. (2013) Coagulation Monitoring Devices: Past, Present, and Future at the Point of Care. Trends in Analytical Chemistry. 50, 85-95. (Oct)

Harris, L., Rainey, P., Castro-López, V., O'Donnell, J. S. and Killard, A.J. (2013) A microfluidic anti-Factor Xa assay device for point of care monitoring of anticoagulation therapy. Analyst. 138 (17), 4695-5158. (Sep)

Harris, L., Rainey, P., Castro-López, V., O'Donnell, J. S. and Killard, A.J. (2013) A novel microfluidic anti-factor Xa assay device for monitoring anticoagulant therapy at the point-of-care. Proceedings of SPIE 8765, Bio-MEMS and Medical Microdevices. 876509, 1-7. (May)

Lopez-Alonso A, Jose B, Somers M, Egan K, Joley DP, Ricco AJ, Ramstrom S, Basabe-Desmonts L, Kenny D. (2013) Individual Platelet Adhesion (iPA) Assay: Measuring Platelet Function and Anti-Platelet Therapies in Whole Blood via Digital Quantification of Cell Adhesion. Analytical Chemistry.

O'Brien E. (2013). Advancing Biomedical Research: Exploring Interactions between scientists, science communicators and the public. In: O'Broin, D. and Murphy, M.P. Politics, Participation & Power - Civil Society and Public Policy in Ireland. Dublin: Glasnevin Publishing. 83-97

Lucitt MB, O'Brien S, Cowman J, Meade G, Basabe-Desmonts L, Somers M, Kent N, Ricco AJ, Kenny D. (2013) Assaying the efficacy of dual-antiplatelet therapy: use of a controlled-shear-rate microfluidic device with a well-defined collagen surface to track dynamic platelet adhesion. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry. Anal Bioanal Chem. 2013 May;405(14):4823-34.

Fitzgerald S, Sheehan KM, O'Grady A, Kenny D, O'Kennedy R, Kay EW, Kijanka G. (2013) The relationship between epithelial and stromal TRIM28 expression predicts survival in colorectal cancer patients. (2013) J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2013 Jun;28(6):967-74

Cooke N, Egan K, McFadden S, Grogan L, Breathnach L, O¹Leary J, Hennessy B, Kenny D. (2013) Increased platelet reactivity in patients with late-stage metastatic cancer. Cancer Med. 2013 Aug;2(4):564-70.

Cattaneo M, Cerletti C, Harrision P, Hayward C, Kenny D, Nugent D, Nurden P, Rao AK, Schmajer A, Watson S. Aggregometry: A consensus of the working party from the platelet physiology subcommittee of SSC/ISTH. In Press Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis

Burger R, Reis N, Garcia da Fonseca J, Ducrée J. Plasma extraction by centrifugo-pneumatically induced gating of flow. Journal of Micromechanics & Microengineering, 23(3):035035, 2013.

Godino N, Gorkin III R, Linares AV, Ducrée J. Comprehensive integration of homogeneous bioassays via centrifugo-pneumatic cascading. Lab on a Chip, 13(4):685-694, 2013.

Kitsara M, Ducrée J. Integration of functional materials and surface modification methods for polymeric microfluidic systems. Journal of Micromechanics & Microengineering, 23(3):033001, 2013.

Gubala V, Siegrist J, Monaghan R, O'Reilly B, Gandhiraman RP, Daniels S, Williams DE, Ducrée J. Simple approach to study biomolecule adsorption in polymeric microfluidic channels. Analytica Chimica Acta, 760:75-82, 2013. [ DOI ]

Vereshchagina E, McGlade D, Glynn M, Ducrée J. A hybrid microfluidic platform for cell-based assays via diffusive and convective trans-membrane perfusion. Biomicrofluidics, 7(3):034101, 2013. status: in press.

Glynn M, Kinahan D, Ducrée J. CD4 counting technologies for HIV therapy monitoring in resource-poor settings: State-of-the-art and emerging microtechnologies. Lab on a Chip, 13, 2013. status: Advance Article.

Nwankire CE, Donohoe GG, Zhang X, Siegrist J, Somers M, Kurzbuch D, Monaghan R, Kitsara M, Burger R, Hearty S, Murrell J, Martin C, Rook M, Barrett L, Daniels S, McDonagh C, O'Kennedy R, Ducrée J. At-line bioprocess monitoring by immunoassay with rotationally controlled serial siphoning and integrated supercritical angle fluorescence optics. Analytica Chimica Acta, 781:54-62, 2013. status: published online.

2012 Back to Top

Efremov V, Killard AJ, Byrne B, Lakshmanan RS. (2012) The modelling of blood coagulation using the quartz crystal microbalance. Journal of Biomechanics. 1;46(3):437-42 (Nov)

O'Connor, N., Gandhiraman, R.P., Doyle, C., James, B., Williams, D.E., Daniels, S. (2012) Room temperature deposition of tunable plasmonic nanostructures by atmospheric pressure jet plasma. Journal of Materials Chemistry. 22 (19), pp. 9485-9489 (Mar)

Le, N.C.H. V. Gubala, E. Clancy, T. Barry, T. Smith, D.E. Williams (2012) Ultrathin and smooth poly(methyl methacrylate) (PMMA) films for label-free biomolecule detection with total internal reflection elipsometry (TIRE). Biosensors and Bioelectronics. 36 (1) 250-256 (Apr)

Martin, A. C. Long, R.J. Forster, T.E. Keyes. (2012) Near IR Emitting BODIPY Fluorophore with a mega-stokes shift. Chemical Communications. 48, 5617-5619 (Mar)

Rajani, K.V. S. Daniels, E. McGlynn, R.P. Gandhiraman, R. Groarke, J.P. McNally (2012) Low temperature growth technique for nanocrystalline cuprous oxide thin films using microwave plasma oxidation of copper. Materials Letters. 71 160-163 (Mar)

Conroy, P.J., OKennedy, R.J. & Hearty, S. (2012) Cardiac troponin I: a case study in rational antibody design for human diagnostics. Protein Engineering Design & Selection. 25 (6) (Apr)

Ayyar, B.V., Arora, S., Murphy, C.S. & O'Kennedy, R. (2012) Affinity chromatography as a tool for antibody purification. Methods. DOI: 10.1016/j.ymeth.2011.10.007). (Feb)

Hector S, Chen H, Kijanka G, Murray F, Prehn JH. (2012) A reverse-ELISA for the detection of TRIM28/KAP1 serum autoantibodies in colorectal cancer patients. Acta Oncology. 51 (3): 3946. (Mar)

Bernard E, Buckley V, Moman E, Coleman L, Meade G, Kenny D, Devocelle M. (2012) Inhibition of platelet adhesion by peptidomimetics mimicking the interactive β-hairpin of glycoprotein Ibα. Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters. 22 (9): 3323-3326. (May)

Godino N, Gorkin R 3rd, Bourke K, Ducrée J. (2012). Fabricating electrodes for amperometric detection in hybrid paper/polymer lab-on-a-chip devices. Lab on a Chip. 12 (18): 3281-3284. (Sep)

Hearty, S., Leonard, P. and O'Kennedy, R. (2012). Measuring antibody-antigen binding kinetics using surface plasmon resonance. Methods in Molecular Biology, 907: 411-442 (Oct)

Byrne, B., Stack, E. and O'Kennedy, R. (2012). Biosensors for Sensitive Detection of Agricultural Contaminants, Pathogens and Food-Borne Toxins. Food Biochemistry and Food Processing (Second Edition); Chapter 45. 1482-1520. (Jun)

Venkatanarayanan, A., Crowley, K., Lestini, E., Keyes, T.E., Rusling, J.F., Forster, R.J. (2012) High sensitivity carbon nanotube based electrochemiluminescence sensor array. Electrochemistry Communications. 31 (1) 233-239 (Jan) (Jan)

Venkatanarayanan A. A. Martin, T. Keyes, R. Forster (2012) Electrochemiluminescence properties of a carboxy functionalised BODIPY. Electrochemistry Communications. 21 46-49 (Jul)

Tivnan, A. W. Shannon Orr, V. Gubala, R. Nooney, D. Williams, C. McDonagh S. Prenter, H. Harvey, R. Domingo-Fernandez, I Bray, O. Piskareva, C. Y. Ng. H. Lode., A. Davidoff, R. Stallings. (2012) Inhibition of Neuroblastoma Tumor Growth by Targeted Delivery of MicroRNA-34a Using Anti-Disialoganglioside GD(2) Coated Nanoparticles. Plos One. 7 (5) (May)

Spain, E., Miner, B., Keyes, T.E., Forster, R.J. (2012) Regio selective functionalisation of gold nanoparticles with DNA. Chemical Communications. 48 (6), pp. 838-840. (Jan)

O'Driscoll, S., McEvoy, H., McDonagh, C., MacCraith, B. (2012) Enhanced Fluorescence-Based Optical Sensor Performance Using a Simple Optical Collection Strategy. IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. 24 (6) 425-428 (Mar)

O'Brien, S., Kent, N., Lucitt, M., Ricco, T., McAtamney, C., Kenny, D., Meade, G. (2012) Effective Hydrodynamic Shaping of Sample Streams in a Microfluidic Parallel-Plate Flow-Assay Device: Matching Whole Blood Dynamic Viscosity. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering. 59 (2) 374-382 (Feb)

MacMullan, P.A., Dunne, E., Madigan, A.M., Berndt, M.C., Andrews, R.K., Gardiner, E.E., Kenny, D. & McCarthy, G.M (2012) Increased activity of the platelet GPVI pathway in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Irish Journal of Medical Science. 26 (5) (Aug)

Hayes, C., Leonard, P., O'Kennedy, R. (2012) Overcoming antibody expression and screening limitations by smart design: Applications to PSA immunoassay development. Overcoming antibody expression and screening limitations by smart design: Applications to PSA immunoassay development. Protein Expression and Purification. 83 (1) 84-91 (Mar)

Gilmartin, N., O'Kennedy, R. (2012) Nanobiotechnologies for the detection and reduction of pathogens. Enzyme and Microbial Technology. 50 (2) 87-95 (Feb)

Dunne, E., Spring, C.M., Reheman, A., Jin, W., Berndt, M.C., Newman, D.K., Newman, P.J., Ni, H. and Kenny, D. (2012) Cadherin 6 has a functional role in platelet aggregation and thrombus formation. Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology. 32 (7) 1724-1731 (Jul)

Devadoss, A., Dennany, L., Dickinson, C., Keyes, T.E., Forster, R.J. (2012) Highly sensitive detection of NADH using electrochemiluminescent nanocomposites. Electrochemistry Communications. 19 (1), pp. 43-45. (Jun)

Copperwhite, R., McDonagh, C., O'Driscoll, S., (2012) A Camera Phone-Based UV-Dosimeter for Monitoring the Solar Disinfection (SODIS) of Water. Ieee Sensors Journal. 12 (5) 1425-1426 (May)

Clancy, E., Glynn, B., Reddington, K., Smith, T., Barry, T. (2012) Culture confirmation of Listeria monocytogenes using tmRNA as a diagnostics target. Journal of Microbiological Methods. 88 (3) 427-429 (Jan)

O'Mahony, C. V. Gubala, R.P. Gandhiraman, S. Daniels, J.S. Yuk, B.D. Maccraith, D.E. Williams, (2012) Improving the sensitivity of immunoassays with PEG-COOH-like film prepared by plasma-based technique. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A. 100 (1) 230-235 (Jan)

Coyle, C. R.P. Gandhiraman, V. Gubala, N.C.H. Le, C. Charlton O'Mahony, C. Doyle, B. James, P. Swift, S. Daniels, D.E. Williams. (2012) Orthosilicate and Acrylic Acid forming robust carboxylic functionalities on plastic surfaces for biodiagnostics. Plasma Processes and Polymers. 9 (1) 28-36 (Jan)

Bruneau, J.C., Stack, E., O'Kennedy, R. & Loscher, C.E. (2012) Aflatoxins B-1, B-2 and G(1) modulate cytokine secretion and cell surface marker expression in J774A.1 murine macrophages. Toxicology in Vitro. (Aug)

Arthur, J.F., Qiao, J., Shen, Y., Davis, A.K., Dunne, E., Berndt, M.C., Gardiner, E.E. & Andrews, R.K. (2012) TAM receptor-mediated generation of reactive oxygen species in human platelets occurs via Syk-dependent and Syk-independent pathways. Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis. 10 (6) (Jun)

Al-Tamimi ME, Tan CE, Qiao J, Pennings GJ, Javadzadegan A, Yong ASE, Arthur JF, Davis AK, Jing J, Mu F-T, Hamilton JR, Jackson SP, Ludwig A, Berndt MC, Ward CM, Kritharides L, Andrews RK, Gardiner EE. (2012) Pathological shear triggers shedding of vascular receptors: a novel mechanism for downregulation of platelet glycoprotein (GP)VI in stenosed coronary vessels. Blood. 119 4311-4320 (Jul)

Gubala, V., Harris, L.F., Ricco, A.J., Tan, X.M. & Williams, D.E. (2012) Point of Care Diagnostics: Status and Future. Analytical Chemistry. 84 (2): 487-515. (Jan)

Harris, L. F. & Killard, A. J. (2012) Heparin Monitoring: From Blood Tube to Microfluidic Device. In: D. E. Piyathilake, D. E. & Liang, R. H., Editors. Heparin: Properties, Uses and Side Effects. Nova Science Publishers Inc.; NY, USA. ISBN 978-1-62100-431-8, pp.83-108.

Castro-López, V., Murray, B., Harris, L.F., O'Donnell, J.S. & Killard, A.J. (2012) Effects of four commercially available FXa proteins on the fluorogenic anti-FXa assay when monitoring unfractionated heparin. Blood Coagulation and Fibrinolysis. 23 (1): 98-103. (Jan)

Burger, R., Kirby, D., Glynn, M., Nwankire, C., O'Sullivan, M., Siegrist, J., Kinahan, D., Aguirre, G., Kijanka, G., Gorkin III, R.A., & Ducrée, J. Centrifugal microfluidics for cell analysis. Current Opinion in Chemical Biology, 16(3-4), 2012.

Burger, R., & Ducrée, J. (2012) Handling and analysis of cells and bioparticles on centrifugal microfluidic platforms. Expert Review of Molecular Diagnostics. 12(4): 407-421 (May)

Burger, R., Reith, P., Kijanka, G., Akujobi, V., Abgrall, P. & Ducrée, J. (2012) Array-based capture, distribution, counting and multiplexed assaying of beads on a centrifugal microfluidic platform. Lab on a Chip, 12(7): 1289-1295 (Feb)

Jens Ducrée. (2012) Special issue: Microfluidic lab-on-a-chip platforms for high-performance diagnostics. Diagnostics, 2(1):1

Kirby, D., Siegrist, J., Zavattoni, L., Burger, R. & Ducrée, J. (2012) Centrifugo-magnetophoretic particle separation. Microfluidics & Nanofluidics.

Gorkin, R., Nwankire, C., Gaughran, J. & Ducrée, J. (2012) Centrifugo-pneumatic valving utilizing dissolvable films. Lab on a Chip, 12.

Burger, R., Reith, P., Akujobi, V. & Ducrée, J. (2012) Rotationally controlled magneto-hydrodynamic particle handling for bead-based microfluidic assays. Microfluidics & Nanofluidics, 12.

Riaz, A., Gandhiraman, R.P., Dimov, I.K, Basabe-Desmonts, L., Ducrée, J., Daniels, S., Ricco, A.J. & Lee, L.P. Reactive deposition of nanofilms in deep polymeric microcavities. Lab on a Chip, 2012.

2011 Back to Top

Harris, L., Castro-López, V., P. Vince, Jenkins, O'Donnell, J. S. & Killard, A.J. (2011) Comparison of a fluorogenic anti-FXa assay with a central laboratory chromogenic anti-FXa assay for measuring LMWH activity in patient plasmas. Thrombosis Research. 128 (6): e125-e129. (Dec)

Harris, L., O'Brien, A., Castro-López, V., O'Donnell, J. S., & Killard, A.J. (2011) Comparison of the anticoagulant response of a novel fluorogenic anti-FXa assay with two commercial anti-FXa chromogenic assays. Thrombosis Research. 128 (6): e166-e170. (Dec)

Castro-López, V., Harris, L.F., O'Donnell, J.S., & Killard, A.J. (2011) Quantification of unfractionated heparin in human plasma and whole blood by means of novel fluorogenic anti-FXa assays. Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis. 56 (5): 992-997. (Dec)

Dudek, M.M., Harris, L.F., and Killard, A.J. (2011) Evaluation of activated partial thromboplastin time (aPTT) reagents for application in biomedical diagnostic device development. International Journal of Laboratory Haematology. 33 (3): 272-280. (June)

Dimov, I.K., Kijanka, G., Park, Y.G., Ducrée, J., Kang, T. & Lee, L.P. (2011) Integrated microfluidic array plate (iMAP) for cellular and molecular analysis. Lab on a Chip. 11(16):2701-2710, (June)

Egan, K., Crowley, D., Smyth, P., O'Toole, S., Spillane, C., Martin, C., Gallagher, M., Canney, A., Norris, L., Conlon, N., McEvoy, L., French, B., Stordal, B., Keegan, H., Finn, S., Ducrée, J., Dunne, E., Smith, L., Berndt, M., Sheils, O., Kenny, D. & O'Leary, J. (2011) Platelet adhesion and degranulation induce pro-survival and pro-angiogenic signalling in ovarian cancer cells. PLoS ONE. 6(10):e26125

Burger, R., Reith, P., Abgrall, P., Kijanka, G & Ducrée, J. (2011) Multiplexing of highly reproducible, bead-based immunoassays on a centrifugal microfluidic platform. 1170 - 1173. (Jan)

Burger, R., Reith, P., Abgrall, P & Ducrée, J. (2011) Integration of high-efficiency capture and magneto-hydrodynamic retrieval of particles on a centrifugal microfluidic platform. 1147-1150 (Jan)

Charlton, C., Gubala, V., Gandhiraman, R.P., Wiechecki, J., Hoai Le, N.C., McDonagh, C., MacCraith, B & Williams, D.E (2011) TIRF Microscopy as a Screening Method for Non Specific Binding on Surfaces. Journal of Colloids and Interface Science.354(1): 405-409. (Feb)

Devadoss, A., Dickinson, C., Keyes, T.E. & Forster, R.J. (2011) Electrochemiluminescent Metallopolymer-Nanoparticle Composites: Nanoparticle Size Effects. Analytical Chemistry. 83(6): 2383 - 2387 (Feb)

Dudek, M. M., Kent, N. J., Fan, Z. H. & Killard A. J. (2011) Development of a fluorescent assay for detecting the onset of coagulation in human plasma on microstructured, lateral flow platforms for point of care devices. Analyst. 9 (136): 1816-1825. (Feb)

Dudek, M.M., Kent, N.J. Lindahl, T. L. & Killard A. J. (2010) Fluorescence-Based Blood Coagulation Assay Device for Measuring Activated Partial Thromboplastin Time. Analytical Chemistry. 83 (1): 319–328. (Jan)

Fodey, T., Leonard, P., O'Mahony, J., O'Kennedy, R & Danaher, M. (2011) Developments in the production of biological and synthetic binders for immunoassay and sensor based detection of small molecules. Trends in Analytical Chemistry (TRAC). 30(2): 254 - 269 (Feb)

Goodridge, L. D., Fratamico, P.,Christensen, L.S.,Hoorfar, J., Griffiths, M.,Carter, M., Bhunia, A.K. & O'Kennedy, R. (2011) Strengths and shortcomings of advanced detection technologies. Rapid Detection, Characterization, and Enumeration of Foodborne Pathogens. 15-45. In J. Hoorfar (ed.), ASM Press

Gorin, A., Copperwhite, R., Boothman, C., O'Sullivan, M., McDonagh, C. & Oubaha, M. (2011) Low loss optical channel waveguides for the infrared range using niobium based hybrid sol-gel material. Optics Communications. 284(8): 2164-2167. (Apr)

Gubala, V. (2011) Dye doped Nanoparticles in Biomedical Diagnostics. Encyclopedia of Nanotechnology 2nd edition, March 13, Springer Science

Hibbard, T. & Killard, A.J. (2011) Breath ammonia analysis: Clinical application and measurement. Crit. Rev. Anal. Chem. 41(1):21-35. (Feb)

Lahiff, E., Lynam, C., Gilamartin, N., O'Kennedy, R. & Diamond., D. (2011) Polyaniline nanofibres as templates for the covalent immobilisation of biomolecules. Synthetic Metals.161: 285-292. (Jan)

Melin, J., Rundström, G., Peterson, C., Bakker, J., MacCraith, B., Read, M., Öhman,O & Jönsson, C. (2011) A multiplexed point of care assay for C-reactive protein and N-terminal pro brain natriuretic peptide. Analytical Biochemistry.409: 7-13.(Jan)

Oubaha, M., Copperwhite, R., Boothman, C., Ovsianikov, A., Kiyan, R., Purlys, V., O'Sullivan, M., McDonagh, C., Chichkov, B., Gadonas, R. & MacCraith, B.D. (2011) Influence of hybrid organic-inorganic sol-gel matrices on the photophysics of amino-functionalized UV-sensitizers. Journal of Materials Science. 46(2): 400-408. (Sep)

Oubaha, M., Copperwhite, R., Gorin, A., Purlys, V., Boothman, C., O'Sullivan, M., Gadonas, R., McDonagh, C. & MacCraith, B.D. (2011) Novel tantalum based photocurable hybrid sol-gel material employed in the fabrication of channel optical waveguides and three-dimensional structures. Applied Surface Science, 257(7):2995-2999.

Schulz, A., Woolley, R., Tabarin, T. & McDonagh, C. (2011) Dextran-coated silica nanoparticles for calcium-sensing. Analyst. 136(8):1722-1727. (Mar)

Siegrist, J., Zavattoni, L & Ducrée, J. (2011) Centrifugo-magnetophoretic separation and routing of particles. 1107 - 1110. (Jan)

Spain, E., Kojoima, R., Kaner, R.B., Wallace, G., Keyes, T.E. & Forster, R.J. (2011) High Sensitivity DNA Detection Using Gold Nanoparticle Functionalized Polyaniline Nanofibres. Biosensors and Bioelectronics. 26(5): 2613-2618. (Jan)

Welbeck, K., Leonard, P., Gilmartin, N., Byrne, B., Viguier, C., Arora, S. & O'Kennedy, R. (2011). Generation of an anti-NAGase single chain antibody and its application in a biosensor based assay for the detection of NAGase in milk. Journal of Immunological Methods 1-2:14-20.

2010 Back to Top

Kent NJ, Basabe-Desmonts L, Meade GR, Corcoran BG, Kenny D, Ricco AJ. Microfluidic Device to study shear-mediated platelet-surface interactions in whole blood: reduced sample volumes and well-characterized protein surfaces. Biomedical Microdevices. 2010 Dec;12(6):987-1000 (Dec)

Al-Tamimi, M., Gardiner, E.E., Thom, J.Y., Shen, Y., Cooper, M.N., Hankey, G.J., Berndt, M., Baker, R.I & Andrews, R.K (2010) Soluble glycoprotein VI is raised in the plasma of patients with acute ischemic stroke. Stroke. 42(2): 498-500 (Dec)

Arora, S., Pastorella, G., Byrne, B., Marsili, E. and O'Kennedy, R. (2010). Microbial cells and biosensing: a dual approach - exploiting antibodies and microbial cells as analytical/power systems. In: Reviews in pharmaceutical and biomedical analysis, Tzanavaras, P.D., Zacharis, C.K. (Eds.), Bentham Science Publishers, UK, pp. 63-75.

Arora, S., Pastorella, G., Byrne, B., Marsili, E. and O'Kennedy, R. (2010) Microbial cells and biosensing: a dual approach - exploiting antibodies and microbial cells as analytical/power systems.Pharmaceutical and biomedical analysis, Tzanavaras, P.D., Zacharis, C.K. (Eds.), Bentham Science Publishers, UK. 63-75. (Dec)

Basabe-Desmonts, L., Meade, G. & Kenny, D. (2010) New trends in bioanalytical microdevices to assess platelet function. Expert Rev. Mol. Diagn., 10, 869-74. (October)

Basabe-Desmonts, L., Ramstrom, S., Meade, G., O'Neill, S., Riaz, A., Lee, L., Ricco, A. & Kenny, D (2010) Single-Step Separation of Platelets from Whole Blood Coupled with Digital Quantification by Interfacial Platelet Cytometry (iPC). Langmuir, 26(18): 14700-14706. (September)

Castro-López, V., Harris, L. F., O'Donnell, J.S. & Killard. A. J. (2010) Comparative study of fluorogenic Factor Xa substrates and their influence on the quantification of LMWHs. Anal. Chim. Acta. 339(2): 691-700. (Nov)

Cranmer, S.L., Ashworth, K.J., Yao, Y., Berndt, M.C., Ruggeri, Z.M., Andrews, R.K & Jackson, S.P. (2010) High shear-dependent loss of membrane integrity and defective platelet adhesion following disruption of the GPIb{alpha}-filamin interaction. Blood. 117(9): 2718 - 2727 (Dec)

Devadoss, A., Dickinson, C., Keyes, T.E. & Forster, R.J. (2010) Electrochemiluminescence and Charge Transport Properties of Metallopolymer-Gold Nanocomposites. Electrochem. Soc. Trans. 25(24), 137-152. (February)

Devadoss, A., Spehar-Deleze, A.-M., Tanner, D.A., Bertoncello, P., Marthi, R., Keyes, T.E. & Forster, R.J. (2010) Enhanced Electrochemiluminescence and Charge Transport Through Thin Films of Metallopolymer-Gold Nanoparticle Composites. Langmuir, 26 (3), 2130–2135. (January)

Dimov, I.K., Asif, R., Ducree, J. & Lee, L.P. (2010) Hybrid integrated PDMS microfluidics with silica capillary. Lab on a Chip, 10(11), 1468-1471. (June)

Dudek, M.M., Lindahl, T.L., Killard, A.J. (2010) Development of a point of care lateral flow device for measuring human plasma fibrinogen. Analytical Chemistry 82, 2029-2035. (February)

Evans, C.W., Gubala, V., Nooney, R., Williams, D.E., Brimble, M. A. & Devries, A.L. (2010) How do Antarctic notothenioid fishes cope with internal ice? A novel function for antifreeze glycoproteins. Antartic Science. 23(1):57-64. (Sep)

Fitzgerald, J., Leonard, P., Darcy, E., Danaher, M. and O'Kennedy, R. (In Pess). Light chain shuffling from phage pool allows 185-fold improvement of an anti-Halofuginone scFv. Analytical Biochemistry. 410: 27-33

Gandhiraman, M. K., Muniyappa, R. P., Dudek, M. M., Coyle, C., Volcke, C., Killard, A. J., Burham, P., Daniels, S., Barron, N., Clynes, M. & Cameron, D. C.(2010) Interaction of Plasma Deposited HMDSO-Based Coatings with Fibrinogen and Human Blood Plasma: The Correlation between Bulk Plasma, Surface Characteristics and Biomolecule Interaction. Plasma Processes and Polymers, 7(5): 411-421. (February)

Gandhiraman, R.P., Volcke, C., Gubala, V., Doyle, C., Basabe-Desmonts, L., Dotzler, C., Toney, M.F., Iacono, M., Nooney, R.I., Daniels, S., James, B. & Williams, D.E. (2010) High Efficiency Amine Functionalization of Cyclo Olefin Polymer Surfaces for Biodiagnostics. Journal of Materials Chemistry. J. Mater. Chem., 20, 4116-4127. (May)

Gandhiraman, R.P., Gubala, V., Cao Hoai Nam, L., Volcke, C., Doyle, C., James, B., Daniels, S. & Williams, D.E. (2010) Deposition of chemically reactive and repellent sites on biosensor chips for reduced non-specific binding. Colloids and Surface B: Biointerfaces, 7(1), 270-275. (August)

Garcia-Cordero, J.L., Barrett L.M., O'Kennedy, R & Ricco, A.J. (2010) Microfluidic Sedimentation Cytometer for Milk Quality and Bovine Mastitis Monitoring. Biomedical Microdevices, 12:1051-1059 (August)

Gardiner, E.E. & Berndt, M. (2010) Arterial thrombosis: going, gone! Blood, 116 (13), 2201-2202. (September)

Guo, W., Leonard, P. & O'Kennedy, R. (2010) Simple 'on plate' growth for improved antibody screening. Journal of Immunological Methods. 359 (1-2): 61-64. (July)

Garcia-Cordero, J.L., Kurzbuch, D., Benito-Lopez, F., Diamond, D., Lee, L.P. & Ricco, A.J. (2010) Optically Addressable Single-use Microfluidic Valves by Laser Printer Lithography. Lab on a Chip.20(10): 2680-2687. (July)

Garcia-Cordero, J.L., Basabe-Desmonts, L., Ducrée, J. & Ricco, A.J. (2010) Liquid recirculation in microfluidic channels by the interplay of capillary and centrifugal forces. Journal of Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, 9, 695-703. (March)

Gonzalez-Macia, L., Morrin, A., Smyth, M.R. & Killard, A.J. (2010) Advanced printing and deposition methodologies for the fabrication of biosensors and biodevices. Analyst. 135(5): 845 - 867. (February)

Gubala, V., Cao Hoai Le, N., Prasad Gandhiraman, R., Coyle, C., Daniels, S. & Williams, D.E. (2010) Functionalization of cyclo olefin polymer substrates by plasma oxidation: Stable film containing carboxylic acid groups for capturing biorecognition elements. Colloids and Surface B: Biointerfaces. 81 (2):544-548. (December)

Gubala, V., Gandhiraman, R.P., Volcke, C., Doyle, C., Coyle, C., James, B., Daniels, S. & Williams, D.E. (2010) Functionalization of Cyclo Olefin Polymer Surfaces: Comprehensive characterization and analysis of surface coatings formed by Plasma-Enhanced Chemical Vapour Deposition of (3-Aminopropyl) triethoxysilane coatings. Analyst, 135, 1375-1381. (April)

Gubala, V., Le Guevel, X., Nooney, R., Williams, D. E. & MacCraith, B.D. (2010) A comparison of mono and multivalent linkers and their effect on nanoparticle stability and immunoassays performance. Talanta. 81(4-5), 1833-1839. (June)

Hoai Le, N.C., Gubala, V., Gandhiraman, R.P., Coyle, C., Daniels, S & Williams, D.E. (2010) Total internal reflection ellipsometry (TIRE) as a label-free detection technique for the monitoring of bioassays on a functionalized cyclo olefin polymer surface. Anal. Bioanal. Chem. 398(5): 1927-1936. (Aug)

Harris, L.F., Castro-Lopez, V., Hammadi, N., O'Donnell, J.S. & Killard, A.J. (2010) The development of a fluorescent anti-factor Xa (FXa) assay and its application to the monitoring of a range of heparin-like anticoagulants. Talanta, 81(4-5):1725-1730. (June)

Hearty, S., Conroy, P.J., Vijayalakshmi Ayyar, B., Byrne, B. & O'Kennedy, R. (2010) Surface plasmon resonance for vaccine design and efficacy studies. Expert Review of Vaccines, Vol. 9(6), 645-664 (June)

Hearty, S., Leonard, P. & O'Kennedy, R. (2010) Barcodes check out prostate cancer. Nature Nanotechnology, 5, 9-10. (January)

Kent, N., O' Brien, S., Basabe-Desmonts, L., Meade, G., MacCraith, B., Corcoran, B., Kenny, D & Ricco, A.J. (2010) Shear-Mediated Platelet Adhesion Analysis in Less Than 100 µL of Blood: Towards a POC Platelet Diagnostic.Transactions in Biomedical Engineering. 12(6): 987-1000. (July)

Lahiff, E., Lynam, C., Gilamartin, N., O'Kennedy, R. & Diamond., D. (2010) The increasing importance of carbon nanotubes and nanostructured conducting polymers in biosensors. Journal of Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry: Special Issue on Emerging Trends in Sensor and Biosensor Interfaces. 398:1575-1589. (Aug)

Lincoln, B., Ricco, A.J., Kent, N.J., Basabe-Desmonts, L., Lee, L.P., MacCraith, B.D., Kenny, D & Meade, G. (2010) Integrated system investigating shear-mediated platelet interactions with von Willebrand Factor using microliters of whole blood. Analytical Biochemistry, 405(2): 174-183. (October)

Killard, A.J. (2010) Nanostructured conducting polymers for electrochemical sensing applications in Nanostructured Conductive Polymers. In Eftekhari, A. (Ed.), John Wiley, London. [ISBN 978-0-470-74585-4] (June)

Kijanka, G., Kay, E.W., Murray, F., Cummins, R., MacCraith, B., Murphy, D,. Prehn, J.H.M. & Kenny, D. (2010) Human IgG antibody profiles differentiate between symptomatic patients with and without colorectal cancer. Gut, 59, 69–78. (January)

Lopez-Alonso, A., Kenny, D. & Basabe-Desmonts, L. (2010) Interfacial platelet cytometry:a novel platform technology for platelet function research and diagnostics.Clinical Laboratory International, 33, 19-22. (May) [Un-referred journal]

Lucitt, M., O'Brien, S., Meade, G., Basabe-Desmonts, L., Somers, M., Ricco, T. & Kenny, D. (2010) Real Time Analysis of Platelet Thrombus Formation. Irish Journal Medical Science.

MacCormac, A., O'Brien, E. & O'Kennedy, R. (2010) Classroom Activity Connections: Lessons From Fluorescence. J. Chem. Educ., 87 (7): 685–686. (May)

MacCraith, B. & McDonagh, C. (2010) Better fluorescing, brighter nanophotonics improve diagnosis. BioOptics World, 3 (1), 23-25. (January)

Nooney, R., Clifford, A., LeGuevel, X., Stranik, O., McDonagh, C. & MacCraith, B.D. (2010) Enhancing the analytical performance of immunoassays that employ metal-enhanced fluorescence. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 396(3), 1127-1134. (February)

O'Kennedy, R., Townsend, S., Donohoe, G.G., Leonard, P., Hearty, S. & Byrne, B. (2010) Speedy, small, sensitive and specific - reality or myth for future analytical methods. Analytical Letters: Special Edition. [Invited review] 43: 1630-1648. (July)

Ramstrom, S., O'Neill, S. & Kenny, D. (2010) Annexin V binding to platelets is agonist, time, and temperature dependant. Platelets, 21(4):289-96. (June)

Roy, S., Dixit, C.K., Woolley, R., MacCraith, B.D., O'Kennedy, R. & McDonagh, C.(2010) Novel Multiparametric Approach to Elucidate the Surface Amine-Silanization Reaction Profile on Fluorescent Silica Nanoparticles. Langmuir, 26(23): 18125-18134. (Dec)

Roy, S., Woolley, R., MacCraith, B.D. & McDonagh, C. (2010) Fluorescence Lifetime Analysis and Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy Elucidate the Internal Architecture of Fluorescent Silica Nanoparticles. Langmuir, 26(17): 13741-13746. (Dec)

Stranik, O., Nooney, R., McDonagh, C & MacCraith, B. (2010) Optical properties of micro-patterned silver nanoparticle substrates. Journal of Flourescence, 20, 215-23. (January)

Volcke, C., Gandhiraman, R.P., Basabe-Desmonts, L., Iacono, M., Gubala, V., Cecchet, F., Cafolla, A.A.. & Williams, D.E. (2010) Protein pattern transfer for biosensor applications. Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 25 (6), 1295-1300. (February)

Volcke, C., Gandhiraman, R.P., Gubala, V., Raj, J., Cummins, T., Fonder, G., Nooney, R.I., Mekhalif, Z., Herzog, G., Daniels., Arrigan, D.W.M., Cafolla, A.A.. & Williams, D.E. (2010) Reactive amine surfaces for biosensor applications, prepared by plasma-enhanced chemical vapour modification of polyolefin materials. Biosensors & Bioelectronics, 25 (8), 1875-1880. (April)

Volcke, C., Gandhirman, R.P., Gubala, V., Doyle, C., Thiry, P.A., Cafolla, A.A., James, B. & Williams, D.E. (2010) Plasma functionalization of AFM tips for measurement of chemical interactions. J. Coll. Int. Sci., 348(2): 322-328. (August)

Weng, B., Shepherd, R.L., Crowley, K., Killard, A.J. & Wallace, G.G. (2010) Printed conducting polymers. Analyst 135(11): 2745-3012 (Sep)

Yuk, J.S. Trnavsky, M. McDonagh, C. & MacCraith, B. (2010) Surface plasmon-coupled emission (SPCE)-based immunoassay using a novel paraboloid array biochip. Biosensors & Bioelectronics. Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 25 (6), 1344-1349. (February)

Yuk, J., McDonagh, C & MacCraith, B.D. (2010) Signal enhancement of surface plasmon-coupled emission (SPCE) with the evanescent field of surface plasmons on a bimetallic paraboloid biochip.Biosensors and Bioelectronics. 26(7): 3213-3218. (December)

Yuk, J., McDonagh, C & MacCraith, B.D. (2010) Demonstration of a surface plasmon-coupled emission (SPCE)-based immunoassay in the absence of a spacer layer. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 398(5), 1947. (November)

Zeng, Q., Marthi, R., McNally, A., Dickinson, C., Keyes, T.E. & Forster, R.J. (2010) Host-Guest Directed Assembly of Gold Nanoparticle Arrays. Langmuir, 19;26(2):1325-33. (January)

2009 Back to Top

Buckmaster A, Gallagher P. (2009) Experiences of and perspectives on genetic testing for breast/ovarian cancer in and outside of the customary clinical setting. Psychology & Health, 99999 (1), 1-19. (December)

Byrne, B., Stack, E., Gilmartin, N. & O'Kennedy, R. (2009) Antibody-Based Sensors Principles Problems and Potential for Detection of Pathogens and Associated Toxins. Sensors, 9, 4407-4445. (May)

Byrne, R., Coleman, S., Fraser, K.J., Raduta, A., MacFarlane, D.R. & Diamond, D. (2009) Photochromism of nitrobenzospiropyran in phosphonium based ionic liquids. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 11 (33), 7286-7291. (September)

Coleman, S.P., Byrne, R., Minkovska, S., MacFarlane D. & Diamond, D. (2009) Thermal reversion of spirooxazine in ionic liquids containing the [NTf2](-) anion. Physical Chemistry, Chemical Physics, 11(27), 5608-5614. (September)

Conroy, P.J., Hearty, S., Leonard, P. & O'Kennedy, R. (2009) Antibody production, design and use for biosensor-based applications. Seminars in Cell and Developmental Biology, 20(1)10-26. [Invited review, selected as front cover article] (February)

Dennany, L., O'Reilly, E.J., Innis, P.C., Wallace, G.G. & Forster, R.J. (2009) Solid State Photochemistry of Novel Composites Containing Luminescent Metal Centers and Poly(2-methoxyaniline-5-sulfonic acid). J Phys Chem B.,113(21):7443-7448. (May)

Dennany, L., Innis, P.C. & Wallace, G.G. (2008) Reversible Photoinduced Electron Transfer in a Ruthenium Poly(2-methoxyaniline-5-sulfonic acid) Composite Film. Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 112 (41),12907-12912. (October)

Ducrée, J. (2009) Next-generation microfluidic lab-on-a-chip platforms for point-of-care diagnostics and systems biology.  Procedia Chemistry, 1(1), 517-520. (September)

Dudek, M.M., Gandhiraman, R. P., Daniels, S., Killard, A.J. (2009) Evaluation of a range of surface modifications for the enhancement of lateral flow assays on cyclic polyolefin micropillar devices. Plasma Processes and Polymers, 6 (10), 620-630. (September)

Dudek, M.M., Gandhiraman, R.P., Volcke, C., Cafolla, A.A., Daniels, S. & Killard, A.J. (2009) Plasma surface modification of cyclo-olefin polymers and its application to lateral flow bioassays. Langmuir, 25(18), 11155-61. (July).

Forster, R.J., Bertoncello, P. & Keyes, T.E. (2009) Electrogenerated Chemiluminescence. Annual Review of Analytical Chemistry, 2, 359-385. (July)

Gandhiraman, R.P., Karkari, S.K., Daniels S.M. & MacCraith, B. (2009) Influence of ion bombardment on the surface functionalization of plasma deposited coatings. Surface and Coatings Technology, 203 (23), 3521-3526. (August)

Herzog, G., Raj, J. & Arrigan, D. (2009) Immobilisation of antibody on microporous silicon membranes. Microchim Acta, 166, 349–353. (August)

Kearns A.J., O’Mathúna D.P., Scott P.A. (2009) Diagnostic self-testing: autonomous choices and relational responsibilities. Bioethics. (February)

Kurzbuch, D., Bakker, J., Melin, J., Jonsson, C., Ruckstuhl, T. & MacCraith, B.D. (2009) A biochip reader using super critical angle fluorescence. Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 137 (1), 1-6. (March)

Le Guével, X., F. Y. Wang, Stranik, O., Nooney, R., Gubala, V., McDonagh C. & MacCraith, B.D. (2009) Synthesis, Stabilization, and Functionalisation of Silver Nanoplates for Biosensor Applications.  The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, American Chemical Society, 113, 16380-16386. (August)

Lynam, C., Gilmartin, N., Minett, A.I., O’Kennedy R. & Wallace, G.G. (2009) Carbon nanotube-based transducers for immunoassays. Carbon, 47, 2337–2343. (August)

McDonagh, C., Stranik, O., Nooney, R., MacCraith, B.D. (2009) Nanoparticle strategies for enhancing the sensitivity of fluorescence-based biochips. Nanomed., 4(6), 645-56. (August)

McDonnell, B., Hearty, S., Leonard, P. and O'Kennedy, R. (2009) Cardiac biomarkers and the case for point-of-care testing. Clinical Biochemistry, 42 (7-8), 549-561. (May)

Nooney, R., McCahey, C., Stranik, O., Le Guevel, X., McDonagh, C. & MacCraith, B. (2009) Experimental and theoretical studies of the optimization of fluorescence from near-infrared dye-doped silica nanoparticles. Anal Bioanal Chem, 393, 1143–1149. (February)

O’Grady, J., Lacey, K., Glynn, B., Smith, T., Barry, T. and Maher, M. (2009) tmRNA – A novel high copy number RNA diagnostic target – Its application for Staphylococcus aureus detection using real-time NASBA. Fems Microbiology Letters 301, 218-223 (October)

Pellegrin, Y., Forster, R.J., Keyes, T.E. (2009) pH Dependent photophysics and role of medium on photoinduced electron transfer between ruthenium polypyridyl complex and anthraquinone. Inorganica Chimica Acta, 362 (6), 1715-1722. (April)

Raj, J., Herzog, G., Manning, M., Volcke, C., MacCraith, B.D., Ballantyne, S., Thompson, M. & Arrigan, D.W.M. (2009) Surface immobilisation of antibody on cyclic olefin copolymer for sandwich immunoassay. Biosensors & Bioelectronics, 24 (8), 2654-2658. (April)

Viguier, C., Arora, S., Gilmartin, N., Welbeck, K. & O’Kennedy, R. (2009) Mastitis detection: current trends and future perspectives. Trends in Biotechnology, 27 (8), 486-493. (August)

2008 Back to Top

Basabe-Desmonts, L., Benito-Lopez, F., Gardeniers, H.J.G.E., Duwel, R., van den Berg, A., Reinhoudt, D.N. & Crego-Calama, M. (2008) Fluorescent sensor array in a microfluidic chip. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 390 (1), 307-315. (January) 

Berney, H. & O’Riordan, J.J. (2008) Impedance Measurement Monitors Blood Coagulation. Analog Dialogue, 42(3), 7-9. (August)

Burke, C.S., Moore, J.P., Wencel, D., McEvoy, A.K. & MacCraith, B.D. (2008) Breath-by-breath measurement of oxygen using a compact optical sensor. Journal of Biomedical Optics, 13(1), 014027. (January)

Dennany, L., Hogan, C.F., Keyes, T.E. & Forster, R.J. (2006) Effect Of Surface Immobilization on the Electrochemiluminesce Of Ruthenium Containing Metallopolymers. Anal. Chem., 78 (5), 1412-1417. (January)

Dennany L., Keyes T.E. & Forster R.J. (2008) Surface confinement and its effects on the luminescence quenching of a ruthenium-containing metallopolymer. Analyst, 133(6):753-9. (June)

Dennany, L., O’Reilly, E.J., Masdarolomoor, F., Innis, P.C., Wallace G.G. and Forster, R.J. (2008) The influence of Poly(2-Methoxyaniline-5-Sulfonic Acid) on the electrochemical and photochemical properties of a highly luminescent ruthenium complex. Electrochimica Acta, 53 (13), 4599-4605. (May)

Dimov, I.K., Garcia-Cordero, J.L., O'Grady, J., Poulsen, C.R., Viguier, C. Kent, L., Daly, P., Lincoln, B., Maher, M., O'Kennedy, R., Smith, T.J., Ricco, A.J. & Lee, L.P. (2008) Integrated Microfluidic tmRNA Purification and Real-Time NASBA Device for Molecular Diagnostics. Lab Chip, 8, 2071-2078. (December)

Jönsson C., Aronsson M., Rundström G., Pettersson C., Mendel-Hartvig I., Bakker J., Martinsson E., Liedberg B., MacCraith B., Öhman O. & Melin J. (2008) Silane-dextran chemistry on lateral flow polymer chips for immunoassays. Lab Chip, 8(7):1191-7. (July)

Kaminska A., Inya-Agha O., Forster R.J. (2008) Chemically bound gold nanoparticle arrays on silicon: assembly, properties and SERS study of protein interactions. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 10 (28), 4172-4180. (June)

McDonagh C., Burke C.S. & MacCraith B.D. (2008) Optical chemical sensors. Chem Rev., 108(2):400-22. (February)

Neugebauer U., Pellegrin Y., Devocelle M., Forster R.J., Signac W., Moran N. & Keyes T.E. (2008) Ruthenium polypyridyl peptide conjugates: membrane permeable probes for cellular imaging. Chem Commun (Camb)., 14;(42):5307-9. (November)

Nooney R.I., Stranik O., McDonagh C. & MacCraith B.D. (2008) Optimization of plasmonic enhancement of fluorescence on plastic substrates. Langmuir, 24(19), 11261-7. (October)

Pellegrin, Y., Forster, R.J. & Keyes, T.E. (2008) pH-Modulated photoinduced electron transfer in a {[ruthenium-adamantyl] · [β-cyclodextrin-methylviologen]} inclusion complex. Inorganica Chimica Acta, 361 (9-10), 2683-2691. (June)

Scalzo, C., Killard, F., Fryar, J., O’Brien, E. & O’Kennedy, R. (2008) Me & My Body – (MAMBO): An interactive science education programme for primary schools. Science Education Review, 7 (2), 41-47. (December)

Spehar-Délèze, A-M., Pellegrin Y., Keyes T.E. (2008) Electrochemiluminescent metallopolymers: Tuning the emission wavelength by energy transfer between two bound centres. Electrochemistry Communications, 10 (7), 984-6. (July)

Trnavsky M., Enderlein J., Ruckstuhl T., McDonagh C., MacCraith B.D. (2008) Experimental and theoretical evaluation of surface plasmon-coupled emission for sensitive fluorescence detection. J Biomed Opt., 13(5):054021. (September)

Venkatanarayanan, A., Spehar-Deleze, A.M., Dennany, L., (2008) Ruthenium aminophenanthroline metallopolymer films electropolymerized from an ionic liquid: Deposition and electrochemical and photonic properties. Langmuir, 24 (19), 11233-11238. (October)

Zeng, Q., McNally, A., Keyes, T.E. & Forster, R.J. (2008) Three colour electrochromic metallopolymer based on a ruthenium phenolate complex bound to poly(4-vinyl)pyridine. Electrochemistry Communications, 10 (3), 466-470. (March)

Zeng, Q., McNally, A., Keyes, T.E. (2008) Redox induced switching dynamics of a three colour electrochromic metallopolymer film. Electrochimica Acta, 53 (24), 7033-7038. (October)

2007 Back to Top

Campagnoli, E., Hjelm, J., Sjödin, M., Pikramenou, Z. & Forster, R.J. (2007) Adsorption Dynamics and Electrochemical Properties of Thiolated Cobalt Terpyridine Monolayers. Electrochimica Acta, 52 (24), 6692-6699. (August)

Forster, R.J., Pellegrin, Y. &  Keyes, T.E. (2007) pH Effects on the Rate of Heterogeneous Electron Transfer across a Fluorine Doped Tin Oxide/Monolayer Interface. Electrochem. Commun., 9 (8), 1899-1906. (May)

Forster, R.J., Pellegrin, Y., Leane, D., Brennan, J. L. & Keyes, T. E. (2007) Effect of Deposition Time on the Orientation of [Ru(bpy)2Qbpy]2+ Adsorbed on Platinum. J. Phys. Chem. B.,111, 2063-2068. (January)

Healy, D.A., Hayes, C.J., Leonard, P., McKenna, L. & O'Kennedy, R. (2007) Biosensor developments: application to prostate-specific antigen detection. Trends in Biotechnology, 25 (3), 125-131. (March)

Laib, S. & MacCraith, B.D. (2007) Immobilization of Biomolecules on Cyclo-olefin Polymer Supports. Anal. Chem., 79 (16), 6264-6270. (August)

Leonard, P., Säfsten, P., Hearty, S., McDonnell, B., Finlay, W.J.J. & O’Kennedy, R. (2007) High throughput ranking of recombinant avian scFv antibody fragments from crude lysates using the Biacore A100. J. Immunol. Methods, 323 (2), 172-179. (June)

Nie, F.Q., Macka, M., Barron, L., Connolly, D., Kent, N. & Paull, B. (2007) Robust monolithic silica-based on-chip electro-osmotic micro-pump. Analyst, 132 (5), 417-424. (March)

O’Mathúna D.P. (2007) Bioethics and biotechnology. Cytotechnology, 53, 113-119. (April)

O’Mathúna D.P. (2007) Decision-making and health research: Ethics and the 10/90 gap. Research Practitioner, 8 (5),164-172. (September)

Walsh, G., Leane, D., Moran, N., Keyes, T., Forster, R., Kenny, D. & O’Neill, S. (2007) S-nitrosylation of platelet alpha(IIb)beta(3) as revealed by Raman spectroscopy. Biochemistry, 46, 6429-6436. (May)

2006 Back to Top

Dennany, L., O’Reilly, E., Forster, R.J. (2006) Electrochemiluminescent monolayers on metal oxide electrodes: Detection of amino acids. Electrochem. Commun., 2006, 8 (10), 1588-1594. (October)

Forster, R.J., Brennan, J.L. & Keyes, T.E. (2006) Photonic and Electrochemical Properties of Absorbed [Ru(dpp)2(Qbpy)]2+ Luminophores. Invited paper in Langmuir Special Issue on Electrochemistry, 22 (25), 10754-10761. (September)

Stranik, O., Nooney, R., McDonagh, C. & MacCraith, B.D. (2007) Optimization of Nanoparticle Size for Plasmonic Enhancement of Fluorescence. Plasmonics, 2 (1), 15-22. (March)

Townsend, S., Finlay, W.J.J., Hearty, S. & O’Kennedy, R. (2006) Optimizing recombinant antibody function in SPR immunosensing: The influence of antibody structural format and chip surface chemistry on assay sensitivity. Biosens. Bioelectron., 22(2):268-74. (August)