My research has focused on the molecular epidemiology of zoonotic foodborne pathogens including non-Typhoid
Dr. Du’s primary research is in:
- Design of biosensors/immunosensors and their integration in microanalytical systems.
- Development of nanoparticle-based bioassays for clinical and environmental monitoring.
- Functional nanomaterials-based sensing devices for detection of biomarkers, proteins and nucleic acids.
Dr. Du has received several research awards, including “Top-50 Most Cited Articles in Biosensor & Bioelectronics” (2010-2011), “Top Cited Author for Biosensor & Bioelectronics” (2010 & 2011) and n “NIH Travel Award” (2010). Additionally, she is a member of the editorial advisory board of 6 international journals.
Dr. Du is a Research Professor in the School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering and in the Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health.