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Kazunori Hoshino

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Assistant Professor

Department of Biomedical Engineering
260 Glenbrook Road, Unit 3247
Storrs, CT 06269-3247
Office: BRON-305
Email: hoshino@engr.uconn.edu  Web: http://www.engr.uconn.edu/~hoshino/

 

Education

  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, The University of Tokyo
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, The University of Tokyo
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, The University of Tokyo

 

Research Focus

  • Nano and micro electromechanical systems (NEMS/MEMS)
  • Microfluidic systems for disease detection and analysis
  • Nano and micro scale mechanical sensing and optical imaging
  • Scanning probe microscopy

 

Awards

  • NEDO (the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization, Japan) Industrial Technology Research Grant Program
  • MEXT (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan) Grant for Young Scientists
  • MEXT (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan) Grant for Innovative Researches
  • JSPS (the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science) grant for Young Investigators
  • JSPS (the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science) grant for Ph.D. students

 

Current Publications

Kazunori Hoshino, HaeWon Chung, Chun-Hsien Wu, Kaarthik Rajendran, Yu-Yen Huang, Peng Chen, Konstantin V. Sokolov, Jonghwan Kim and John X.J. Zhang, “An Immunofluorescence-assisted Microfluidic Single Cell Quantitative Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction Analysis of Tumour Cells Separated from Blood,” Journal of Circulating Biomarkers, 4, 11, 2015.

Yu-Yen Huang, Peng Chen, Chun-Hsien Wu, Kazunori Hoshino, Konstantin Sokolov, Nancy Lane, Huaying Liu, Michael Huebschman, Eugene Frenkel, and Xiaojing Zhang, “Screening and Molecular Analysis of Single Circulating Tumor Cells Using Micromagnet Array,” Scientific Reports, 5, 16047, 2015.

Peng Chen, Yu-Yen Huang, Gauri Bhave, Kazunori Hoshino and Xiaojing Zhang, “Inkjet-Print Micromagnet Array on Glass Slides for Immunomagnetic Enrichment of Circulating Tumor Cells,” Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 1-11, 2015.

Peng Chen, Yu-Yen Huang, Kazunori Hoshino, and Xiaojing Zhang, “Microscale Magnetic Field Modulation for Enhanced Capture and Distribution of Rare Circulating Tumor Cells,” Scientific Reports, 5, 8745, 2015.

Gauri. Bhave, Youngkyu Lee, Kazunori Hoshino, and Xiaojing Zhang, “Colloidal Quantum Dot-Based Light Emitting Diodes With Solution Processed Electron Transporting Layer for Cellular Imaging,” IEEE Sensors Journal, 15, 234-239, 2015.

K. Hoshino, P. P. Joshi, G. Bhave, K. V. Sokolov, and X. Zhang, “Use of colloidal quantum dots as a digitally switched swept light source for gold nanoparticle based hyperspectral microscopy,” Biomedical Optics Express 5, 1610-1615 (2014).