Jeong-Yeol Yoon
Professor, Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering
Joint Professor, Biomedical Engineering
(520) 621-3587
Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, Yonsei University, 1999

Jeong-Yeol Yoon is Professor in Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, with joint appointment in Department of Biomedical Engineering, at the University of Arizona. He is Editor-in-Chief for Journal of Biological Engineering, and President of Institute of Biological Engineering in 2015 calendar year. His research is focused on developing smartphone- and lab-on-a-chip-based handheld biosensors towards medical diagnostics, food and water safety, and environmental monitoring.

Selected Citations: 

Dustin K. Harshman, Brianna M. Rao, Jean E. McClain, George S. Watts and Jeong-Yeol Yoon, "Innovative qPCR Using Interfacial Effects to Enable Low Threshold Cycle Detection and Inhibition Relief," Science Advances, accepted.

Scott V. Angus, Soohee Cho, Dustin K. Harshman, Jae-Young Song and Jeong-Yeol Yoon, "A Portable, Shock-Proof, Surface-Heated Droplet PCR System for Escherichia coli Detection," Biosensors and Bioelectronics, accepted.

Ariana M. Nicolini, Christopher F. Fronczek and Jeong-Yeol Yoon, "Droplet-Based Immunoassay on a 'Sticky' Nanofibrous Surface for Multiplexed and Double Detection of Bacteria Using Smartphones," Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 2015, 67: 560-569.

Pei-Shih Liang, Tu San Park and Jeong-Yeol Yoon, "Rapid and Reagentless Detection of Microbial Contamination within Meat Utilizing a Smartphone-Based Biosensor," Scientific Reports, 2014, 4: 5953.

Dustin K. Harshman, Roberto Reyes, Tu San Park, David J. You, Jae-Young Song and Jeong-Yeol Yoon, “Enhanced Nucleic Acid Amplification with Blood in Situ by Wire-Guided Droplet Manipulation (WDM),” Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 2014, 53: 167-174.

Tu San Park, Wenyue Li, Katherine E. McCracken and Jeong-Yeol Yoon, "Smartphone Quantifies Salmonella from Paper Microfluidics," Lab on a Chip, 2013, 13(24): 4832-4840.

Phat L. Tran, Jessica R. Gamboa, Katherine E. McCracken, Mark R. Riley, Marvin J. Slepian and Jeong-Yeol Yoon, "Nanowell-Trapped Charged Ligand-Bearing Nanoparticle Surfaces - A Novel Method of Enhancing Flow-Resistant Cell Adhesion," Advanced Healthcare Materials, 2013, 2(7): 1019-1027.

Christopher F. Fronczek, David J. You and Jeong-Yeol Yoon, "Single-Pipetting Microfluidic Assay Device for Rapid Detection of Salmonella from Poultry Package," Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 2013, 40(1): 342-349.

David J. You, Tu San Park and Jeong-Yeol Yoon, "Cell-Phone-Based Measurement of TSH Using Mie Scatter Optimized Lateral Flow Assays," Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 2013, 40(1): 180-185.

Research Themes: 
Food safety
Optics and imaging
Public Health
Air quality
Infectious disease
Water contaminants
Public Health

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