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Dr. FREE Paul Francis

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Research Details


-              Noble-metal nanoparticles for biosensor / bioprobe, diagnostics and biomedical applications

-              Stabilisation of nanoparticles for biological or harsh chemical environment use

-              Multifunctional noble-metal nanoparticles

-              Nanoparticle surface chemistry

-              Nanoparticle bio-functionalization

-              Peptide-capped nanoparticles

-              Optical spectroscopy/microscopy of noble-metal nanoparticles

-              Chromatographic purification of nanoparticles

-              Nanoparticle tracking analysis

-              Fluorescence-quenched noble-metal nanoparticle probes for in vitro enzyme detection

-              Quantitative analysis

-              Modified silicon surface chemistry for ellipsometry-based label-free biosensor detection

-              Gold nanoparticle probes for quantitative lateral flow biosensing

-              Gold nanorods for photoacoustic detection

-              Controlled surface functionalization of gold and silver nanoparticles, and quantum dots

-              Gold nanoparticle synthesis inside protein-cages

2010 - Current             Scientist I, IMRE

2006 - 2009                 Postdoctoral Research Scientist, University of Liverpool, UK

2003 - 2006                 Research Scientist, Imperial College London, UK


-              B.Sc.(Hons) Physical Science, University College London, 1996

-              PhD Immunology and Molecular Pathology, University College London, 2006

-              Monbusho / British Council Fellowship, Kyoto University, Japan (Summer 2001)

-              UCL Graduate School Interdisciplinary Scholarship (1998)

Member of MRS (Singapore), RSC (UK)

-       Cesbron, Y., Shaheen, U., Free, P., Lévy, R., PLoS ONE 2015, 10(4): e0121683

-       D. Paramelle, A. Sadovoy, S. Gorelik, P. Free*, J. Hobley, D. G. Fernig, Analyst 2014139, 4855-4861

-       N. Zhang, X. Su, P. Free, X. Zhou, K. G. Neoh, J. Teng, W. Knoll., Sensors and Actuators B 2013, 183, 310-318

-       Y. Cesbron, C. P. Shaw, J. P. Birchall, P. Free, and R. Lévy, Small 2012, 8(24), 3714-3718

-       X. Chen, W. W. Qoutah, P. Free, J. Hobley, D. G. Fernig, D. Paramelle, Aust. J. Chem. 2012, 65, 266-274

-       P. Free*, D. Paramelle, M. Bosman, J. Hobley, D. G. Fernig, Aust. J. Chem. 2012, 65, 275-282

-       J. Hobley, D. Paramelle, P. Free, D. G. Fernig, S. Kajimoto, S. Gorelik, in Advances in Bio-Imaging: From Physics to Signal Understanding Issues. State-of-the-Art and Challenges, Vol. 120/2012, Springler, 2012, 85-111

-       Free, P., Shaw, C. P., Lévy, R., Chem. Comm. 2009, 5009-5011

-       See, V., Free, P.et al., ACS Nano 2009, 4, 2461-2468

-       Ori, A., Free, P., Courty, J., Wilkinson, M. C. & Fernig, D. G., Mol. Cell. Proteomics. 2009, 8, 2256-2265

-       Panchal, N., Fernandez-Yarza, A., Free, P., Gaffney, P. R. J., Tett. Letts., 2008, 49, 1836-1838

-       Charles, R. L., Schröder, E., May, G., Free, P.et al., Moll. Cell. Proteomics 2007, 6, 1473-1484

-       Free, P., Hurley, C. A., Kageyama, T., Chain, B. M., Tabor, A. B., Org. Biomol. Chem. 2006, 4, 1817-1830

-       Chain, B. M., Free, P.et al., J. Immunol. 2005, 174, 1791-1800


"Specific internalization of nanoparticles into protein cages", 12th December 2012, Singapore Patent Application No. 201209135-1


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