PUBLICATIONS

Peer-Reviewed International Journal Papers

Sofela S, Sahloul S, Song Y-A (2021) Biophysical analysis of drug efficacy on C. elegans models for neurodegenerative and neuromuscular diseases. PLoS ONE 16(6): e0246496. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0246496.

Baban, N. S., Orozaliev, A., Stubbs, C. J., & Song, Y. A. (2020). Understanding interfacial fracture behavior between microinterlocked soft layers using physics-based cohesive zone modeling. Physical Review E, 102(1), 012801.

Sofela, S., Sahloul, S., Bhattacharjee, S., Bose, A., Usman, U., & Song, Y. A. (2020). Quantitative fluorescence imaging of mitochondria in body wall muscles of Caenorhabditis elegans under hyperglycemic conditions using a microfluidic chip. Integrative Biology.

J. Kim, S. Sahloul, A. Orozaliev, V. Q. Do, V. S. Pham, D. Martins, X. Wei, R. Levicky and Y. -A. Song, “Microfluidic Electrokinetic Preconcentration Chips: Enhancing the detection of nucleic acids and exosomes,” in IEEE Nanotechnology Magazine, vol. 14, no. 2, pp. 18-34, April 2020. 

 

Sofela, S., Sahloul, S., Stubbs, C., Orozaliev, A., Refai, F.S., Esmaeel, A.M., Fahs, H., Abdelgawad, M.O., Gunsalus, K.C. and Song, Y.A., 2019. Phenotyping of the thrashing forces exerted by partially immobilized C. elegans using elastomeric micropillar arrays. Lab on a Chip.

 

Wei, V. Q. Do, Sang V. Pham, D. Martins, Y.-A. Song, “A Multiwell-Based Detection Platform with Integrated PDMS Concentrators for Rapid Multiplexed Enzymatic Assays”, Scientific Reports (2018) 8:10772, DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-29065-7

Importance/impact/contribution: This paper reports a multiplexed microplate-based detection system for enzymes such as MMP-9 with integrated microfluidic preconcentrator chips that can enhance the detection sensitivity and speed.

 

S. Cheung, S. Sahloul, A. Orozaliev, Y.-A. Song, “Rapid Detection and Trapping of Extracellular Vesicles by Electrokinetic Concentration for Liquid Biopsy on Chip”, Micromachines2018, 9(6), 306; https://doi.org/10.3390/mi9060306

Importance/impact/contribution: This paper reports an enhancement of extracellular vesicle detection by two orders of magnitude. It was published in the special issue of Micromachines on “Liquid Biopsy on Chip”.

 

Zhang, M. Kaisti, A. Prabhu, Y. Yu, Y.-A. Song, M. H. Rafailovich, A. Rahman, K. Levon, “Polyaniline-Functionalized Ion-Sensitive Floating-Gate FETs for the On-Chip Monitoring of Peroxidase-Catalyzed Redox Reactions”, Electrochimica Acta, 261 (2018) 256-264

Importance/impact/contribution: This paper reports a new floating-gate CMOS biosensor in collaboration with Kalle Levon group from the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, NYU Tandon School of Engineering. My contribution to the project was the development of a PDMS-based encapsulation method for the CMOS electronic components.

 

Sofela, S. Sahloul, M. Rafeie, T. Kwon, J. Han, M. Warkiani, Y.-A. Song, “High-Throughput Sorting of Eggs for Synchronization of C. elegans in a Microfluidic Spiral Chip”, Labona Chip, 2018, DOI: 10.1039/C7LC00998D

Importance/impact/contribution: This paper reports a new microfluidic sorting device for synchronization of C. elegans worms in collaboration with Majid Warkiani’s group at the University of Technology in Sidney, Australia and J. Han’s group at MIT. This high-throughput sorting device could potentially replace the chemical bleaching method that is currently used in the laboratories to synchronize the size of worms (see the email inquiry from Prof. Jennifer Garrison group attached.)

 

Cheung, X. Wei, D. Martins, Y.-A. Song, “Rapid Detection of Exosomal microRNA Biomarkers by Electrokinetic Concentration for Liquid Biopsy on Chip”, Biomicrofluidics, 12, 014104 (2018)

Importance/impact/contribution: This work was featured in http://aip.scitation.org/doi/full/10.1063/1.5020878

 

T. Desta, A. Al-Sharif, N. AlGharibeh, N. Mustafa, A. Orozaliev, N. Giakoumidis, K. C. Gunsalus, Y.-A. Song, “Detecting and Trapping of a Single C. elegans Worm in a Microfluidic Chip for Automated Microplate Dispensing”, Journal of Laboratory Automation, 2016, doi:10.1177/2211068216669688

Importance/impact/contribution: This paper reports a microfluidic device for the controlled dispensing of C. elegans worms. This work was based on a student capstone project 2015 under my supervision and a collaboration with Kris Gunsalus’s group, Department of Biology, NYU.

 

Wei, P. Panindre, Q. Zhang, Y.-A. Song, “Increasing the Detection Sensitivity for DNA-Morpholino Hybridization in Sub-Nanomolar Regime by Enhancing the Surface Ion Conductance of PEDOT:PSS Membrane in a Microchannel, ACS Sensors,2016,1 (7), pp 862–865

Importance/impact/contribution: This paper describes a new method to increase the detection sensitivity of DNA by 5-6 orders of magnitude within 30 min.  

 

D. Matins, X. Wei, R. Levicky, Y.-A. Song, “Integration of Multiplexed Microfluidic Electrokinetic Concentrators with a Morpholino Microarray via Reversible Surface Bonding for Enhanced DNA Hybridization”, Analytical Chemistry, 2016, 88 (7), pp 3539–3547

Importance/impact/contribution: This work describes a new multiplexing strategy of electrokinetic concentrators in a single chip so that several biomarkers can be detected simultaneously.

 

Wei, A. Syed, P. Mao, J. Han, Y.-A. Song, “Creating Sub-50nm Nanofluidic Junctions in PDMS Microchip via Self-Assembly Process of Colloidal Silica Beads”, Journal of Visualized Experiments, (109), e54145, doi:10.3791/54145 (2016)

Importance/impact/contribution: This video journal paper in JOVE describes a new protocol of creating a nanoporous membrane junction out of colloidal particles without using complicated nanolithography and shows how to use the nanoporous membrane for electrokinetic concentration experiment.

https://www.jove.com/video/54145/creating-sub-50-nm-nanofluidic-junctions-pdms-microfluidic-chip-via

 

Matins, R. Levicky, Y.-A. Song, “Enhancing the Speed of Morpholino-DNA Biosensor by Electrokinetic Concentration of DNA in a Microfluidic Chip”, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, Volume 72, 15 October 2015, pp. 87–94

Importance/impact/contribution: This paper describes an electrokinetic concentrator in a single microchannel using a conductive polymer material. Using this chip, a 1000-fold increase in DNA concentration was achieved within 30 min. 

 

SyedL. Mangano, P. Mao, J. Han, Y.-A. Song, “Creating Sub-50 nm Nanofluidic Junctions in PDMS Microchip via Self-Assembly Process of Colloidal Silica Beads for Electrokinetic Concentration of Biomolecules”, Lab on a Chip, 2014, 14(23), 4455-4460

Importance/impact/contribution: This paper describes a facile fabrication method of nanoporous junction without using nanolithography. This paper laid the foundation for the video journal paper published by my group in JOVE.   

 

Y.-A. Song, A. Ibrahim, A. Rabie, J. Han, S. J. Lin, “Microfabricated Nerve-Electrode Interfaces in Neural Prosthetics and Neural Engineering”, Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering Reviews, 2013, Volume 29, Issue 2, pp. 113-134 

Importance/impact/contribution: This review paper describes the state of the art in the field of microfabricated electrodes for electrical neuostimulation and discusses issues related to implanted microelectrodes.

 

Y.-A. Song, J. Fu, Y. C. Wang, J. Han, coauthored a book chapter on “Sample Preparation by Lab-on-a-Chip Devices” in Encyclopedia of Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, Springer (2013)

Importance/impact/contribution: This is a book chapter about the widely used microfluidic sample preparation techniques that was updated from its 2008 version in 2013.

 

 

Papers currently under review

 

Semesta+, A. Chang+, D. Kleiman, W. H. Cho, F. Said, P. Maisuria, L. Karpauskaite, M. S. Hamid, M. Kalmouni, A. Isaac, M. Magzoub*, K. Salehi-Ashtiani*, I. Chehade* and Y.-A. Song*, “Synthetic Biology-Based Approach to Develop a Point-of-Care Diagnostic Device for Rapid Prescreening of Shiga Toxin-producing Escherichia coli in Resource-Limited Settings”, submitted to Diagnostics and in revision, *co-corresponding authors

 

Importance/impact/contribution: This manuscript is based on the work performed by the NYUAD iGEM Student Team 2017 for the iGEM competition 2017 in Boston, MA.

 

Manuscripts in preparation

Sofela, S. Sahloul, A. Esmaeel, M. Abdelgawad, F. Shaffra, H. Fahs, K. Gunsalus, and Y.-A. Song, “Mechano-physical Phenotyping of C. elegans under Partially Confinement in a Microfluidic Channel”

 

Importance/impact/contribution: This paper is based on a collaborative work between NYUAD Division of Engineering, NYUAD Division of Science (F. Shaffra, H. Fahs, K. Gunsalus) and the Mechanical Engineering Department at Assiut University, Egypt (A. Esmaeel and M. O. Abdelgawad).

 

Sofela, S. Sahloul, F. Shaffra, H. Fahs, K. Gunsalus, L. Yu, C. T. Lim, and Y.-A. Song, “3D whole-body imaging of C. elegans using soft PDMS tubing”

 

Importance/impact/contribution: This paper is based on a collaborative work between NYUAD Division of Engineering, NYUAD Division of Science (F. Shaffra, H. Fahs, K. Gunsalus) and the Biomedical Engineering Department at National University of Singapore, Singapore (L. Yu, Prof. C. T. Lim).

 

Chaturvedi, S. Sofela, A. Orozaliev, N. Giakoumidis, F. Shaffra, H. Fahs, K. Gunsalus, and Y.-A. Song, “3D micro-fluidic dispensing tip for controlled dispensing of C. elegans into a Microwell Plate”

 

Importance/impact/contribution: This paper is based on a collaborative work between NYUAD Division of Engineering, NYUAD Division of Science (F. Shaffra, H. Fahs, K. Gunsalus)

 

Navajit Singh Baban, Vasko Lalkov, Hind AlTantawi, Y.-A. Song, “Biomimetic Design of Lizard Tail Autotomy”

 

Importance/impact/contribution: This paper is about a biomimetic design of the lizard tail to understand fracture mechanics in soft tissues. Vasko Lalkov and Hind AlTantawi were both NYUAD engineering students and worked on the related capstone project in 2017 and Navajit Baban has taken over the project from them as his PhD thesis topic.

 

Jongmin Kim, Ajymurat Orozaliev, Prabodh Panindre, S. Kumar, Marcus Dahlem, Y.-A. Song, “Enhancing the biosensing of a silicon ring resonator with an electrokinetic concentrator chip”

 

Importance/impact/contribution: Collaborative work on the integration of a silicon ring resonator into a PDMS micro-channel with Prabodh Panindre, S. Kumar, S. Arnold from NYU Tandon and Marcus Dahlem from Khalifa University, UAE

 

Peer-Reviewed International Journal Papers (prior to joining NYUAD)

Y.-A. Song, L. Wu, S. Tannenbaum, J. Wishnok, and J. Han, “Tunable Membranes for Free-Flow Zone Electrophoresis in PDMS Microchip Using Guided Self-Assembly of Silica Microbeads”, Analytical Chemistry, 2013, 85, 11695-11699

 

Ibrahim, T. Gerstle, A. N. Rabie, Y.-A. Song, R. Melik, J. Han, S. J. Lin, “Nanotechnology in Plastic Surgery”, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2012, 130: 879e-887e

 

H. Ko*, Y.-A. Song*, S. J. Kim, M. Kim, K. H. Kang, and J. Han, “Nanofluidic Preconcentration Device in a Straight Microchannel Using Ion Concentration Polarization”, Lab on a Chip, 2012, 12, 4472-4482, *equally contributed authors.

 

Y.-A. Song, R. Melik, A. N. Rabie, A. M. S. Ibrahim, D. Moses, A. Tan, J. Han, S. J. Lin, “Electrochemical Activation and Inhibition of Neuromuscular Systems through Modulation of Ion Concentrations with Ion-Selective Membranes”, Nature Materials, 2011, 10, 980-986

 

http://web.mit.edu/newsoffice/2011/better-neural-implants-1027.html

http://www.rsc.org/chemistryworld/News/2011/October/26101101.asp

http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2011-11/bidm-imo112111.php

 

 Chen, A. Sarkar, Y.-A. Song, M. Miller, S.J. Kim, D. Lauffenburger, J. Han, “Enhancing Protease Activity Assay in Droplet-Based Microfluidics by Using Ion Concentration Polarization”, Journal of American Chemical Society, 2011, 133 (27), 10368-10371

 

Y.-A. Song, M. Chan, C. Celio, S. Tannenbaum, J. Wishnok, J. Han, “Free-Flow Zone Electrophoresis of Peptides and Proteins in PDMS Microchip for Narrow pI Range Sample Prefractionation Coupled with Mass Spectrometry”, Analytical Chemistry, 2010, 82, 2317-2325 (cover article)

 

Y.-A. Song, A. N. Rabie, R. Sarpeshkar, S. Lin, J. Han, “Hydrid Electrical and Chemical Stimulation of Nerve via In-Situ Harvesting of Neurotransmitters”, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2010, Vol. 125, No. 6 Supplement, 137

 

Liu, Y.-A. Song, and J. Han, “Capillary-Valve-Based Fabrication of Ion-Selective Membrane Junction for Electrokinetic Sample Preconcentration in PDMS chip”, Lab on a Chip, 2010, 10, 1485-1490

 

J. Kim, Y.-A. Song, J. Han, “Nanofluidic Concentration Device for Biomolecules Utilizing Ion Concentration Polarization: Theory, Fabrication, and Applications”, Chemical Society Reviews, 2010, 39, 912-922

 

Y.-A. Song, C. Batista, R. Sarpeshkar, J. Han, “Rapid Fabrication of Microfluidic Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cell in PDMS by Surface Patterning of Perfluorinated Ion-Exchange Resin”, Journal of Power Sources, 2008, 183, 674-677

 

H. Lee, Y.-A. Song, S. Tannenbaum, J. Han, “Increase of Reaction Rate and Sensitivity of Low-Abundance Enzyme Assay using Micro/Nanofluidic Preconcentration Chip”, Analytical Chemistry, 2008, 80, 3198-3204

 

H. Lee*, Y.-A. Song*; J. Han, “Multiplexed Proteomic Sample Preconcentration Device Using Surface-Patterned Ion-Selective Membrane,” Lab on a Chip, 2008, 8, 596-601. * These authors contributed equally to this work.

 

J. Kim, Y.-A. Song, P. Skipper, J. Han, “Electrohydrodynamic Generation and Delivery of Monodisperse Picoliter Droplets Using a Poly(dimethylsiloxane) Microchip”, Analytical Chemistry, 2006, 78, 8011-8019

 

Y.-A. Song, S. Hsu, A. Stevens, J. Han, “Continuous-Flow pI-Based Sorting of Proteins and Peptides in a Microfluidic Chip using Diffusion Potential”, Analytical Chemistry 2006, 78, 3528-3536

 

Y.-A. Song, S. Park, “Experimental Investigation into Rapid Prototyping of Composites by Novel Hybrid Deposition Process”, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 2006, 171, 35-40

 

Y.-A. Song, S. Park, S. Chae, “3D Welding and Milling: Part II-Optimization of the 3D Welding Process Using an Experimental Design Approach”, International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture, 2005, 45, 1063-1069

 

Y.-A. Song, S. Park, D. Choi, H. Jee, “3D Welding and Milling: Part I-A Direct Approach for Freeform Fabrication of Metallic Prototypes”, International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture, 2005, 45, 1057-1062

 

Choi, S. Lee, B. Shin, K Whang, Y.-A. Song, S. Park, H. Jee, “Development of a Direct Metal Freeform Fabrication Technique using CO2 Laser Welding and Milling Technology”, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 2001, 113, 273-279

 

Cho, K. Lee, W. Choi, Y.-A. Song, “Development of a New Sheet Deposition Type Rapid Prototyping System”, International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture, 2000, 40, 1813-1829

 

Y.-A. Song, “Experimental Study of the Basic Process Mechanism for Direct Selective Laser Sintering of Low-Melting Metallic Powder”, Annals of the CIRP, 1997, 46, 127-130

 

 

International Conferences

Sofela, A. Orozaliev, S. Sahloul, N. Chaturvedi, D. Shahjerdi, Y.-A. Song, “Quantitative Analysis of Muscle Atrophy under Hyperglycemic Conditions using C. elegans Model in a Scalable Microfluidic Device”, 22nd International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences, November 11-15, 2018, Kaohsiung, Taiwan (accepted for oral presentation with an acceptance ratio of 6%)

 

Chaturvedi, N. Baban, A. Orozaliev, Y.-A. Song, “Single Pressure Pulse-Actuated 3D-Printed Microfluidic Tip For High Throughput Dispensing of C. elegans Worms”, 22nd International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences, November 11-15, 2018, Kaohsiung, Taiwan (accepted for poster presentation)

 

Sahloul, L. Cheung, Y.-A. Song, “Rapid Detection and Trapping of Exosomes by Electrokinetic Concentration with Integrated Stringency Step for Liquid Biopsy on Chip”, 22nd International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences, November 11-15, 2018, Kaohsiung, Taiwan (accepted for poster presentation)

 

Baban, A. Orozaliev, Y.-A. Song, Mechanistic Approach to Mimic Lizard Tail Autotomy using Deformable Microstructures as Biological Interlock in the Soft Tissue”, 22nd International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences, November 11-15, 2018, Kaohsiung, Taiwan (accepted for poster presentation)

 

Cheung, S. Sahloul, Y.-A. Song, “Electrokinetic Preconcentration of DNA/RNA and Exosomes for Enhancing Detection Speed and Sensitivity in Liquid Biopsy”, AIP Targeted Nucleic Acid Detection and Delivery, July 23-24, 2018, University of Notre Dame, IN, USA and Session Chair in “Electrokinetic Sensors and Pretreatment” session (oral presentation)

 

Kim, A. Orozaliev, Y.-A. Song, “Enhancing the Detection Sensitivity and Speed of Silicon Photonic Ring Resonator with an Electrokinetic Microfluidic Concentrator Chip”, The 13th Annual IEEE International Conference on Nano/Micro Engineered and Molecular Systems, April 22-26, 2018, Singapore and Session Chair of TA-II-d session on “Micro- and Nanofabrication” (invited talk)

 

Wei, Y.-A. Song, “A Multi-Well Based Detection Platform with Integrated PDMS Concentrators for Rapid Multiplexed Enzymatic Assays”, 21st International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences, October 22-26, 2017, Savannah, GA, pp. 655-656 (poster presentation, published in conference proceedings)

 

Cheung, X. Wei, Y.-A. Song, “Rapid Detection of Exosomes and Exosomal microRNA Biomarkers by Electrokinetic Concentration for Liquid Biopsy on Chip”, 21st International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences, October 22-26, 2017, Savannah, GA, pp. 1275-1276 (poster presentation, published in conference proceedings)

 

Sofela, S. Sahloul, T. Kwon, J. Han, M. Warkiani, Y.-A. Song, “Synchronization of C. elegans Through High-Throughput Separation of Eggs in a Spiral Microfluidic Chip”, 21st International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences, October 22-26, 2017, Savannah, GA, pp. 1100-1101 (poster presentation, in conference proceedings)

 

Y.-A. Song, “A Silicon Resonator Sensing Platform with Integrated Microfluidic Concentrator for Label-Free Detection of Biomarkers at High Speed and Sensitivity”, The 7th International Multidisciplinary Conference on Optofluidics 2017, July 25-28 2017, Singapore, Session Chair of “Other Emerging and Multidisciplinary Researches” session on July 28th 2017, and member of the Technical Program Committee (invited talk)

 

Y.-A. Song, “Integration of a Multiplexed Electrokinetic Preconcentration Chip into a Microplate for Rapid and Ultrasensitive Detection”, 9th International Symposium on Microchemistry and Microsystems (ISMM) and the 5th Asia-Pacific Chemical and Biological Microfluidic Conference (APCBM), the 8th Australia New Zealand Nano-Microfluidics Symposium (ANZNMF), Hobart Tasmania Australia, June/26-29, 2017 and Session Chair of “Electrokinetics” session on June 27th 2017 (invited talk)

 

Wei, Y.-A. Song, “A Multi-Well Based Detection Platform with Integrated PDMS Concentrators for Rapid Multiplexed Enzymatic Assays”, Gordon Research Conference on Microfluidics, Physics and Chemistry of, Barga, Italy, June 4-9 2017 (poster presentation)

 

Cheung, X. Wei, Y.-A. Song, “Rapid Detection of Exosomes and Exosomal microRNA 21 by Electrokinetic Concentration in a Microfluidic Chip”, Gordon Research Conference on Microfluidics, Physics and Chemistry of, Barga, Italy, June 4-9 2017 (poster presentation)

 

Sofela, S. Sahloul, T. Kwon, J. Han, M. Warkiani, Y.-A. Song, “Synchronization of C. elegans through High-Throughput Separation of Eggs in a Microfluidic Spiral Chip”, Gordon Research Conference on Microfluidics, Physics and Chemistry of, Barga, Italy, June 4-9 2017 (poster presentation)

 

Y.-A. Song, “Electrokinetic Preconcentration of DNA/RNA and Exosomes for Enhancing Detection Speed and Sensitivity in Liquid Biopsy”, BIT’s 2nd Annual International Congress of Genetics 2017, Xian, China, April 25-27 2017, pp 90 (invited talk)

 

Wei, L. Cheung, R. Levicky, Y.-A. Song, “Accelerating the Mass Transport of DNA Molecules onto Morpholino Microarray by a Nanofluidic Concentrator Chip for Enhanced Surface Hybridization”, The third International Conference and Exhibition for Nanotechnology, Nanopia 2016, Changwon-Si, Korea, Nov. 17-18, 2016 (invited talk)

 

Wei, Q. Zhang, Y.-A. Song, “Increasing the Detection Sensitivity for DNA-Morpholino Hybridization in Sub-Nanomolar Regime by Enhancing the Surface Ion Conductance of PEDOT:PSS Membrane in a Microchannel”, Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences, 9-13 October, 2016, Dublin, Ireland, pp. 896-897 (poster presentation, published in conference proceedings)

 

Martins, X. Wei, R. Levicky, Y.-A. Song, “Electrokinetic Preconcentration of DNA/RNA and Exosomes for Enhancing Detection Speed and Sensitivity in Liquid Biopsy”, Gordon Research Conference on Rare Cells in Circulation, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA, Aug. 07-12, 2016 (poster presentation)

 

Desta, A. Al-Sharif, N. AlGharibeh, N. Mustafa, N. Giakoumidis, K. Gunsalus, Y.-A. Song, “Detecting and Trapping of a Single C. elegans Worm in a Microfluidic Chip for Automated Microplate Dispensing”, ASME Nanoengineering for Medicine and Biology Conference, Houston, TX, Feb. 21-24 2016 (oral presentation)

 

Martins, X. Wei, R. Levicky, Y.-A. Song, “Accelerating the Mass Transport of DNA Biomolecules onto Morpholino Microarray in a Microfluidic Chip”, ASME 2016 5th Micro/Nanoscale Heat & Mass Transfer International Conference, January 3-5, 2016, Biopolis, Singapore and Session Chair of the “Lab-on-a-Chip Applications” session (oral presentation, presented in conference proceedings, doi:10.1115/MNHMT2016-6562)

 

Martins, X. Wei, R. Levicky, Y.-A. Song, “Enhancing the Detection Sensitivity and Speed of Biosensors by Using Micro/Nanofluidic Electrokinetic Concentration Chip”, 6thInternational Nanomedicine Conference, July 6 – 8, 2015, Coogee Beach, Sydney Australia (invited talk)

 

X, Wei, A. Syed, P. Mao, J. Han, Y.-A. Song, “Creating Sub-50nm Nanofluidic Junctions in PDMS Microfluidic Chip via Self-Assembly Process of Silica Colloidal Particles for Electrokinetic Concentration of Biomolecules”, Gordon Research Conference on Microfluidics, Physics and Chemistry of, May 31-June 5th 2015, Mt. Snow, Vermont (poster presentation)

 

Martins, R. Levicky, Y.-A. Song, “Enhancing the Speed of Morpholino-DNA Biosensor by Electrokinetic Concentration in a Microfluidic Chip”, Gordon Research Conference on Microfluidics, Physics and Chemistry of, May 31-June 5th 2015, Mt. Snow, Vermont (poster presentation)

 

Syed, D. Martins, Y.-A. Song, “Electrokinetic Preconcentration of Biomolecules on Paper Based Microfluidic Devices”, Gordon Research Conference on Microfluidics, Physics and Chemistry of, May 31-June 5th 2015, Mt. Snow, Vermont (poster presentation)

 

Y.-A. Song, L. Wu, J. Han, “Tunable Membranes for Continuous-flow Zone Electrophoresis in PDMS Microchip Using Guided Self-assembly of Colloidal Particles“, The 7th International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies, June 30-July 5th 2013, Singapore (oral presentation)

 

Y.-A. Song, “Approaches to Implementing Micro-, Nano- and BioEngineering Education in Abu Dhabi”, International Engineering and Technology Education (IETEC) 2013, November 3-6 2013, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (invited talk)

 

 

NYUAD Annual Research Conferences (2014-2018)

Kim, A. Orozaliev, Y.-A. Song, “Enhancing the Detection Sensitivity and Speed of Silicon Microring Resonator with an Electrokinetic Concentrator on Microfluidic Chip”, 2nd NYU Biomedical and Biosystems Conference, NYU Tandon School of Engineering, Brooklyn, NY, June 25-27, 2018

 

Wei, Y.-A. Song, “Accelerating the Mass Transport of DNA olecules onto Morpholino Microarray by a Nanofluidic Concentrator Chip for Enhanced Surface Hybridization”, 1st NYU Abu Dhabi Biomedical and Biosystems Conference, Abu Dhabi, UAE, April 9-11th 2017

 

Syed, L. Mangano, P. Mao, J. Han, Y.-A. Song, “Creating Sub-50nm Nanofluidic Junctions in PDMS Microchip via Self-Assembly Process of Colloidal Silica Beads for Electrokinetic Concentration of Biomolecules”, NYUAD Annual Research Conference 2015, Feb. 29-March 1 2015 and chaired the “NanoBiomaterials” Session

 

Martins, R. Levicky, Y.-A. Song, “Enhancing the Speed of Morpholino-DNA Surface Hybridization by Electrokinetic Amplification of DNA in a Microfluidic Chip”, NYUAD Annual Research Conference 2015, February 29-March 1, 2015

 

Y.-A. Song, A. Syed, L. Mangano, P. Mao, J. Han, “Creating Sub-50nm Nanofluidic Junctions in PDMS Microchip via Self-Assembly Process of Colloidal Silica Beads for Electrokinetic Concentration of Biomolecules”, NYUAD Annual Research Conference 2014, February 22-24, 2014

 

 

International Conferences (prior to joining NYUAD)

Chen, A. Sarkar, Y.-A. Song, M. A. Miller, S.-J. Kim, D. A. Lauffenburger, J. Han, “Enhancing Protease Activity Assay in Droplet-Based Microfluidics by Using Ion Concentration Polarization”, The Proceedings of MicroTas 2011, Seattle, Oct. 2-6 2011, pp. 2080-2082 (oral presentation, in conference proceedings)

 

Y.-A. Song, A.N. Rabie, A. M. Ibrahim, J. Han, S. J. Lin, “Graded Nerve Modulation Using a BioMEMS Device”, The Plastic Surgery Research Council 56th Annual Meeting, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Vol. 127, Supplement, 5S, May 2011

 

Y.-A. Song, A. Sarkar, J. Han, “Encapsulation of biomolecules with programmable concentrations in microdroplets using elctrokinetic concentrator”, The Proceedings of µTas 2008, San Diego, Oct. 12-16 2008, pp. 1420-1422 (poster presentation, in conference proceedings)

 

Y.-A. Song, J. Han, “High-throughput sample preparation for mass spectrometry by continuous-flow pI-based fractionation of peptides and proteins”, The Proceedings of µTas 2008, San Diego, Oct. 12-16, 2008, pp. 1323-1325 (oral presentation, in conference proceedings)

 

Y.-A. Song, C. Celio, J. Han, “Continuous-flow pI-based sorting of proteins and peptides for isolation of basic pI range molecules”, The Proceedings of µTas 2007, Paris, France, 7-11 October 2007, pp. 811-813 (poster presentation, in conference proceedings)

 

H. Lee, Y-.A. Song, S. Kim, J. Han, “High-throughput proteomic sample preconcentration in PDMS microfluidic chip using surface-patterned ion-selective membrane”, The Proceedings of the International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences MicroTas 2007, Paris, France, 7-11 October 2007, pp. 1198-1200 (oral presentation, in conference proceedings)

 

Y.-A. Song, T. Chen, J. Han, “Continuous-Flow pI-based Sorting of Biomolecules in Microfluidic Chip for Sample Preparation”, 2006 Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Fall Meeting, October 11-14 2006, Chicago, Illinois (oral presentation)

 

Y.-A. Song, J. Han, “Continuous-Flow pI-Based Sorting of Proteins and Peptides in a Microfluidic Chip using Diffusion Potential”, The Ninth International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences, Boston, 9-13 October 2005, pp. 1025-1027 (oral presentation, in conference proceedings)

 

Mueller-Falcke, Y.-A. Song, S. G. Kim, “Tunable stiffness scanning microscope probe”, Proc. SPIE 5604, Optomechatronic Micro/Nano Components, Devices, and Systems, Optics East Philadelphia, PA, 25 October 2004; doi: 10.1117/12.571273; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.571273 (oral presentation)

 

Y.-A. Song, S. Park, “Feasibility Study of Using 3D Welding and Milling Process for Rapid Tooling”, The 8th International Conference on Rapid Prototyping, Tokyo, 12-13 June, 2000, pp. 438-443 (oral presentation)

 

Y.-A. Song, S. Park, “Investigation into Freeform Fabrication of Multi-Material Parts by 3D Welding and Milling Process, MRS Spring Meeting, San Francisco, 24-28 April, 2000, pp. 37-42 (oral presentation)

 

Y.-A. Song, S. Park, H. Jee, D. Choi, B. Shin, “3D Welding and Milling – A Direct Approach for Fabrication of Injection Molds”, Solid Freeform Fabrication Symposium, Austin, Texas, 9-11 August, 1999, pp. 793-800 (oral presentation)

 

Y.-A. Song, S. Park, K. Hwang, D. Choi, H. Jee, “3D Welding and Milling for Direct Prototyping of Metallic Parts”, Solid Freeform Fabrication Symposium, Austin, Texas, 10-13 August, 1998, pp. 495-501 (oral presentation)

 

Cho, Y.-A. Song, K. Noh, K. Lee, “Development of Automatic Decubing Layered Manufacturing System”, First International Conference on Rapid Prototyping & Manufacturing, Beijing, 21-23 July, 1998, pp.132-139 (oral presentation)

 

Y.-A. Song, S. Park, S. Ha, “Implementation of the Process Chain from Point Data Acquisition to Rapid Tooling of a Ship Propeller”, AUTOFACT, Detroit, 3 November, 1997 (oral presentation)

 

Koenig, T. Celiker, Y.-A. Song, “Rapid Metal Tooling”, Proceedings of the 4th European Conference on Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing ’94, Lake Maggiore, Belgirate, Italy, 13-15 June, 1995, pp. 225-245 (oral presentation)

 

Koenig, T. Celiker, Y.-A. Song, “Rapid Metal Prototyping -New Approaches for Direct Manufacturing of Metallic Parts”, Proceedings of the 27th International Symposium on Automotive Technology and Automation ’94, Aachen, Germany, 31 October-4 November, 1994, pp. 281-288 (oral presentation)

 

Books (prior to joining NYUAD)

Coauthored a chapter on “Sample Preparation by Lab-on-a-Chip Devices” in Encyclopedia of Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, J. Han, J. Fu, Y. C. Wang, Y.-A. Song, Springer (2008)