Research interests

Dr. Wang is interested in developing biosensors and bioinstrumentations for biomedical applications. His current research focus is on Plasmonic-based Electrochemical Impedance Microscopy (P-EIM) and other innovative optical/electrochemical sensing methods for detection of chemicals and biological molecules and real time label-free measurment of molecular interactions and cellular dynamics.

Current Research Projects

  • Shaopeng Wang,* A Virion-Display Oscillator Array and Detection Platform for Quantification of Transmembrane Protein Binding Kinetics, NIH NCI IMAT R33CA235294 03/01/2020 - 02/28/2023
  • Shaopeng Wang,* Direct quantification of binding kinetics between phage and mRNA displayed peptide, Genentech Inc. AGR 11/05/18, 10/30/2018 – 10/29/2020
  • Shaopeng Wang,* Nano-Oscillator Arrays for Sensitive Plasmonic Detection of Molecular Interaction, Biosensing USA, BIG126720 (VIA NIH NIGMS R44GM126720), 5/1/2018 - 10/31/2020
  • Shaopeng Wang,* Nongjian Tao, Quantitative label-free imaging of electrical activities in cells, NIH NIGMS 2R01GM107165, 09/01/2018-08/31/2022
  • Shaopeng Wang,* Shelley Haydel, Point-of-care antimicrobial susceptibility testing based on simultaneous tracking of multi-phenotypic features of single bacterial cells, NIH NIAID 1R01AI138993-01 07/25/2018 - 06/30/2023
  • Shaopeng Wang,* Measuring small molecule interactions with membrane proteins on single cells via detecting nanometer scale membrane deformations, NIH NIGMS 1R01GM124335-01 07/01/2017 - 06/31/2021
  • Nongjian Tao,* Shaopeng Wang, Charge sensitive optical detection for high-throughput study of small molecules. NIH NCI IMAT R33CA202834 08/01/2016 - 07/31/2020
  • Shaopeng Wang,* Nongjian Tao, An Integrated Microarray Printing and Detection System, Biosensing USA, (Via NIH NIGMS 1R44GM114951-01), 4/1/2015-3/31/2021

Completed Research Projects

  • Shaopeng Wang,* Nongjian Tao, Quantitative label-free imaging of membrane protein interaction kinetics on cells, NIH NIGMS 1R01GM107165, 07/01/2014-06/30/2018    
  • Nongjian Tao,* Shaopeng Wang, Label-free imaging and tracking of single protein-protein interaction, Moore Foundation, 04/12/2013-07/31/2016
  • Nongjian Tao*, Shaopeng Wang, Electrochemically-Enhanced Plasmonic Imaging for Quantitative Proteomics, Biosensing USA (Via NIH NIGMS 1R44GM106579), 04/01/2013-03/31/2017
  • Nongjian Tao,* Shaopeng Wang, Charge sensitive optical detection for high-throughput study of small molecules, NIH NCI IMAT R21CA173205, 09/01/2012 - 08/31/2015
  • Nongjian Tao,* Shaopeng Wang, IDBR:  Plasmonic-based electrochemical impedance microscopy for studying molecular binding and cellular processes NSF #1151005, 02/01/2012 – 01/31/2016
  • Nongjian Tao,* Shaopeng Wang, A Self-Assembled Nanomechanical System (NMES) for Molecular Detections, W. M. Keck Foundation,  07/01/2011-06/30/2016
  • Shaopeng Wang,* Evaluate P-EIM technology for membrane protein binding affinities measurement, Amgen 2012577119       11/13/12 – 05/12/15         
  • Nongjian Tao,* Shaopeng Wang, Plasmonic Mapping of Ion Channel Activities in Single Cell, NIH R21 1R21DA033839-01, 04/01/2012 - 03/31/2015
  • Nongjian Tao,* Shaopeng Wang, Measure Protein Interaction at Scale, Piper Bridge Award (Virginia Piper Foundation), 04/01/2012-06/30/2013
  • Shaopeng Wang,* Nongjian Tao, A Multi-functional Optical Impedance Microscope for Live Cell Imaging NIH R21 RR026235 (8R21GM103396), 05/15/2010-02/28/2013

* Principal Investigator