S. Hiliare, J. Chen, and K. Xia. “Testing of antibiotic resistance genes (ARGs) in environmental samples using the CRISPR-Cas12a biosensing assay”. (Submitted)

Z. Yu, J. Chen, Y. Tan, L. Zhu, and P. Yu. “Medium-level phage predation promotes microbial aggregation and improves microbial hydraulic and structural stability”. (Submitted)

Y. He, F. Jia, W. Fang, Y. Li, J. Chen, and Y. Fu. “An electrochemical sensing method based on CRISPR/Cas12a system and hairpin DNA probe for rapid and sensitive detection of Salmonella Typhimurium”. (Submitted)

F. Jia, B. Li, Y. He, Y. Shen, J. Chen, X. Li, and Y. Li. “A CRISPR-SERS biosensor for specific, sensitive, and rapid detection of Salmonella Typhimurium”. (Submitted)

J. Chen, F. Jiang, S. Gu, E. Ma, V.M. Rotello, and L. Lin, “Precision Detection of Single-nucleotide Polymorphism (SNP) Using “CRISPR-Nose” Sensors”. (Submitted)

[27] X. Gu, D. Huang, J. Chen, X. Li, Y. Zhou, M. Huang, Y. Liu, and P. Yu, “Bacterial inactivation and biofilm disruption through indigenous prophage activation using low-intensity cold atmospheric plasma”, Environmental Science and Technology, DOI:

[26] M. Tao, J. Chen, and K. Huang, “Bio-based antimicrobial delivery systems for improving the safety and quality of raw or minimally processed foods”, Current Opinion in Food Science. 2021, 41, 189-200.

[25] A. Chen, D. Wang, S.R. Nugen, and J. Chen, “An engineered reporter phage for the fluorometric detection of Escherichia coli in ground beef ”, Microorganisms. 2021, 9(2), 436.

[24] X. Zhang, Y. Wu, J. Chen, Y. Yang, and G. Li, “Bioinspired artificial ‘clickase’ for the catalytic click immunoassay of foodborne pathogens”, Analytical Chemistry. 2021, 93, 317-3225.

[23] Z. Yu, D. Jung, S. Park, Y. Hu, K. Huang, B.A. Rasco, S. Wang, J. Ronholm, X. Lu, and J. Chen*, “Smart traceability for food safety”, Critical Reviews in Food Science & Nutrition. 2020, 1-12.

[22] J. Chen, F. Jiang, C-W, Huang, and L. Lin, “Rapid genotypic antibiotic susceptibility test using CRISPR-Cas12a for urinary tract infection”, Analyst. 2020, 145, 5226-5231.

[21] Q. He, D. Yu, M. Bao, G. Korensky, J. Chen, M. Shin, J. Kim, M. Park, P. Qin, and K. Du, “High-throughput and all-solution phase African swine fever virus (ASFV) detection using CRISPR-Cas12a and fluorescence-based point-of-care system”, Biosensors & Bioelectronics. 2020, 154, 112068.

[20] J. Chen, C.Y. Liu, X. Wang, E. Sweet, N. Liu, X. Gong, L. Lin, “3D printed microfluidic devices for circulating tumor cells (CTCs) isolation”, Biosensors and Bioelectronics,2020, 150, 111900 2019,

Prior to VT

[19] T. Zhu, W Wang, M.F. Diaz, M. Wei, B. Li, P. Ashby, C. Jian, Y. Chu, Z. Wang, X. Ding, Y. Xie, J. Chen, J.N. Hohman, M. Sanghadasa, J. Grossman, L. Lin, “Laser-sculptured Two-Dimensional Transition Metal Carbides for Energy Storage and Energy Harvesting Applications”,
Nature Communications
2019, 10, 3112.

[18] J. Chen, and S.R. Nugen, “Detection of Protease and Engineered Phage-infected Bacteria Using Peptide-Graphene Oxide Nanosensors”,
Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry
2019, 411(12), 2487-2492.

[17] D. Wang, T. Hinkley, J. Chen, J.N. Talbert, and S.R. Nugen, “Engineered Phage Based Electrochemical Method Using Gold Binding Peptides Mediated Enzyme Immobilization for the Detection of Escherichia coliin Drinking Water’,
Analyst 2019, 144, 1345-1352.

[16] J. Chen, R.A. Picard, D. Wang, V.M. Rotello, and S.R. Nugen, “Lyophilized Engineered Phages for Escherichia coli Detection in Food Matrices”,
ACS Sensors 2017, 2(11), 1573-1577.

[15] J. Chen, S.D. Alcaine,  A.A. Jackson, V.M. Rotello, S.R. Nugen, “Colorimetric Detection and Antibiotic Resistance Profiling of Escherichia coli Using Enzymatic Engineering Bacteriophage”, 
ACS sens., 2017, 2(4), 484-489.

[14] D. Wang, J. Chen, S.R. Nugen, “Electrochemical Detection of Escherichia coli from Aqueous Samples Using Engineered Phages”,
 Anal. Chem. 2017, 89(3), 1650-1657.

[13] M. Dai, J. Chen, J.M. Goddard, S.R. Nugen, “Facile Hierarchical Assembly of Gold Particle Decorated Conductive Polymer Nanofibers for Electrochemical Sensing”, 
Nanotechnology, 2017, 28, 06LT01

[12] J. Chen, S.M. Andler,  J.M. Goddard, S.R. Nugen, V.M. Rotello, “Integrating Recognition Elements with Nanomaterials for Bacteria Sensing”, 
Chem. Soc. Rev. 2017, 46, 1272-1283.

[11] K. Huang, J. Chen, S.R. Nugen, J.M. Goddard, “Hybrid Antifouling and Antimicrobial Nanocomposite Coating Prepared by Electroless Plating of Fluoropolymer and Cationic Silica Nanoparticles”,
ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2016, 8, 15926-15936.

[10] J. Chen, S. Pang, L. He, S.R. Nugen, “Highly Sensitive and Selective Detection of Nitrite Ions Using Fe3O4@Au Magnetic Nanoparticles by Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy”,
Biosens. Bioelectron. 2016, 85, 726-733.


[9] J. Chen, A.A. Jackson, V.M. Rotello, S.R. Nugen, “Colorimetric Detection of Escherichia Coli Based on the Enzyme-Induced Metallization of Gold Nanorods”,
Small 2016, 12, 18, 2469-2475.


[8] P. Wang, S. Pang, J. Chen, L. McLandsborough, S.R. Nugen, M. Fan, L. He, “Label-free Mapping Bacterial Cells Using Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy”,
Analyst, 2016, 141, 1356-1362.

[7] D. Wang, Z. Wang, J. Chen, A.J. Kinchla, S.R. Nugen, “Rapid Detection of Salmonella Using a Redox Cycling-based Electrochemical Method”, Food Control 2016, 62, 81-88.

[6] Z. Wang, D. Wang, J. Chen, D.A. Sela, S.R. Nugen, “Development of a Novel Bacteriophage-based Biomagnetic Separation Method as an Aid for Sensitive Detection of Viable Escherichia coli”,
Analyst, 2016, 141, 1009-1016.

[5] J. Chen, Y. Li, K. Huang, P. Wang, L. He, K.R. Carter, S.R. Nugen, “Nanoimprint Patterned Pillar Substrates for Surface-enhanced Raman Scattering Application”,
ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2015, 7, 22106-22113.


[4] J. Chen, B. Duncan, Z. Wang, L.-S. Wang, V.M. Rotello, S.R. Nugen, “Bacteriophage-based Nanoprobes for Rapid Bacteria Separation”,
Nanoscale, 2015, 16230-16236.


[3] J. Chen, S.D. Alcaine, Z. Jiang, V.M. Rotello, S.R. Nugen, “Detection of Escherichia coli in Drinking Water Using T7 Bacteriophage-conjugated Magnetic Probe”,
Anal. Chem. 2015, 87, 8977-8984.


[2] J. Chen, Y. Zhou, D. Wang, F. He, V.M. Rotello, K.R. Carter, J.J. Watkins, S.R. Nugen, “UV-Nanoimprint Lithography as a Tool to Develop Flexible Microfluidic Devices for Electrochemical Detection”,
Lab Chip, 2015, 15, 3086-3094.


[1] J. Chen, Z. Jiang, J.S. Ackerman, M. Yazdani, S. Hou, S.R. Nugen, V.M. Rotello, “Electrochemical Nanoparticle-enzyme Sensors for Screening Bacterial Contamination in Drinking Water”,
Analyst, 2015, 140, 4991-4996.