Dr Bicheng Zhu

PhD in Chemistry

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Research Fellow

Biography

2019- Present Research Fellow, The University of Auckland;

2018-2019 Research Scientist, Spot Check Technologies Ltd;

2017-2018 Research Fellow, The University of Auckland

Research | Current

My current research interests are (1) design and development of sensitive, selective and rapid biosensing platforms and devices based on novel nanomaterials; (2) development and fabrication of low-cost and disposable carbon-based sensor.

Areas of expertise

Conducting polymers

Biosensors

Electrochemistry

 

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Zhu, B., & Travas-Sejdic, J. (2018). PNA versus DNA in electrochemical gene sensing based on conducting polymers: study of charge and surface blocking effects on the sensor signal. The Analyst, 143 (3), 687-694. 10.1039/c7an01590a
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Jadranka Travas-Sejdic
  • Alsager, O. A., Andreassend, S. K., Zhu, B., Travas-Sejdic, J., & Hodgkiss, J. M. (2017). Base dependent adsorption of single-stranded homo-oligonucleotides to gold nanoparticles. International Journal of Nanotechnology, 14 (1-6), 519-529. 10.1504/IJNT.2017.082474
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Jadranka Travas-Sejdic
  • Yeh, J., Zhu, B., Wang, K. I. K., Salcic, Z., Kannappan, K., & Partridge, A. (2016). Modelling diffusion impedance in the sensing of micron-sized particles. Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 237, 329-340. 10.1016/j.snb.2016.06.065
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/29831
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Kevin I-Kai Wang, Zoran Salcic, Ashton Partridge
  • Zheng, H. Y., Alsager, O. A., Zhu, B., Travas-Sejdic, J., Hodgkiss, J. M., & Plank, N. O. (2016). Electrostatic gating in carbon nanotube aptasensors. Nanoscale, 8 (28), 13659-13668. 10.1039/c5nr08117c
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Jadranka Travas-Sejdic
  • Zhu, B., Hackett, A. J., & Travas-Sejdic, J. (2016). Biosensing Applications Based on Conducting Polymers. Encyclopedia of Polymer Science and Technology (pp. ). John Wiley & Sons, Inc.. 10.1002/0471440264.pst644
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Alissa Hackett
  • Zhu, B., Booth, M. A., Woo, H. Y., Hodgkiss, J. M., & Travas-Sejdic, J. (2015). Label-free, electrochemical quantitation of potassium ions from femtomolar levels. Chemistry - An Asian Journal, 10 (10), 2169-2175. 10.1002/asia.201500313
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Jadranka Travas-Sejdic
  • Zhu, B., Alsager, O. A., Kumar, S., Hodgkiss, J. M., & Travas-Sejdic, J. (2015). Label-free electrochemical aptasensor for femtomolar detection of 17β-estradiol. Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 70, 398-403. 10.1016/j.bios.2015.03.050
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Jadranka Travas-Sejdic
  • Alsager, O. A., Kumar, S., Zhu, B., Travas-Sejdic, J., McNatty, K. P., & Hodgkiss, J. M. (2015). Ultrasensitive colorimetric detection of 17β-estradiol: the effect of shortening DNA aptamer sequences. Analytical Chemistry, 87 (8), 4201-4209. 10.1021/acs.analchem.5b00335
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Jadranka Travas-Sejdic

Contact details

Primary office location

SCIENCE CENTRE 302 - Bldg 302
23 SYMONDS ST
AUCKLAND CENTRAL
AUCKLAND 1010
New Zealand