The Giraldo Lab
University of California, Riverside
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Giraldo JP@, Wu H, Newkirk GM, Kruss S. 2019. Nanobiotechnology approaches for engineering smart plant sensors. Nature Nanotechnology (14): 541-553.
Santana I, Wu H, Hu P, Giraldo JP@. Targeted biochemical delivery to chloroplasts by traceable nanomaterials in plants. Nature Nanotechnology (In review)
Wang JW, Grandio EG, Newkirk GM, Demirer GS, Butrus S, Giraldo JP@, and Landry M@. Nanoparticle-mediated genetic engineering of plants. Molecular Plant (In review)
Spielman-Sun E, Avellan A, Bland G, Tappero R, Acerbo A, Unrine J, Giraldo JP, Lowry G@. Engineering nanoparticle surface charge influences uptake, translocation, and leaf distribution in vascular plants with contrasting anatomy. Environmental Science Nano (In review)
Selvaggio G, Preiss H, Chizhik A, Nißler R, Mann F, Lv Z, Oswald T, Spreinat A, Erpenbeck L, Grosshans J, Giraldo JP, Kruss S@. Exfoliated near infrared fluorescent nanosheets with ultra-high photostability and brightness for biological imaging. Nature Nanotechnology (In review)
Murphy CJ@, Bennett JW, Carlson EE, Cui, Q, Elmer W, Fairbrother DH, Feng ZV, Giraldo JP, Hamers RJ, Haynes CL, Hernandez R, Klaper RD, Mason SE, Orr G, Pedersen JA, Rosenzweig Z, Schwartz MP, White JC . A chemical perspective on the environmental impact of nanomaterials. Nature Materials (In review)
Wu H, Shabala S, Shabala L, Giraldo JP@. 2018. Hydroxyl radical scavenging by cerium oxide nanoparticles enhances leaf mesophyll K+ retention improving Arabidopsis salinity tolerance. Environmental Science: Nano (5): 1567-1583
Selected as one of the top 10% of papers published in Environmental Science: Nano
Newkirk G*, Wu H*, Santana I, Giraldo JP@. 2018. Catalytic plant ROS scavenging in vivo by anionic sub-10 nm cerium oxide nanoparticles. JOVE (138), e58373, doi:10.3791/58373
Li JM*, Wu H*, Santana I, Falghren M, Giraldo JP@. 2018. Standoff optical glucose sensing in photosynthetic organisms by quantum dot fluorescent probe. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces 10 (34): 28279-28289
Wu H, Zhang X, Giraldo JP, Shabala S. 2018. It is not all about sodium: revealing tissue specificity and signalling roles of potassium in plant responses to salt stress. Plant and Soil 431 (1-2): 1-17
Kwak SY, Giraldo JP, Lew TTS, Wong MH, Liu P, Jung Y, Koman VB, McGee MK, Olsen BD, Strano MS. 2018. Polymethacrylamide and carbon composites that grow, strengthen and self-repair using ambient carbon dioxide fixation. Advanced Materials 30: 1804037
Djanaguiraman M, Nair R, Giraldo JP, Prasad PVV. Cerium oxide nanoparticles decrease drought induced oxidative damage in sorghum leading to higher photosynthesis and grain yield. ACS Omega 3 (10): 14406-14416
Kwak SY, Giraldo JP, Wong MH, Koman V, Lew TT, Ell J, Weidman M, Sinclair R, Landry M, Tisdale W, Strano MS. A Nanobionic Light Emitting Plant. Nano Letters 17 (12): 7951-7961
Wu H, Tito N, Giraldo JP@. 2017. Anionic cerium oxide nanoparticles protect plant photosynthesis from abiotic stress by scavenging reactive oxygen species. ACS Nano 11 (11): 11283-11297
Highlighted in Nature Nanotechnology News. 2018. J. White and J. Gardea-Torresdey (13), 627-629
Koman VB, Lew TTS, Wong MH, Kwak SY, Giraldo JP, Strano MS. 2017. Persistent Drought Monitoring Using a Microfluidic-Printed Electro-Mechanical Sensor of Stomata in planta. Lab on a Chip (17): 4015-4024
Wu H*, Santana I*, Dansie J, Giraldo JP@. 2017. In vivo Delivery of Nanoparticles into Plant Leaves. Current Protocols in Chemical Biology (9): 269-284
Wong MH*, Giraldo JP*, Kwak SY, Sinclair R, Koman V, Strano MS. 2016. Nitroaromatic Detection and Infrared Communication in Wild-Type Plants using Plant Nanobionics. Nature Materials (16): 264-274
Highlighted in Nature News. 2016. (539), 8
Wong MH, Misra R, Giraldo JP, Kwak SY, Son YW, Landry MP, Swan JW, Blankschtein D, Strano MS. 2016. Lipid Exchange Envelope Penetration (LEEP) of Nanoparticles for Plant Engineering: a Universal Localization Mechanism. Nano Letters (16): 1161-1172
Giraldo JP*, Landry MP*, Kwak SY, Jain RM, Wong MH, Ben-Naim M, Strano MS. 2015. A ratiometric sensor from single chirality carbon nanotubes: Application to in vivo monitoring. Small (11): 3973-3984
Strano MS and Giraldo JP. 2015. Plant nanobionics: Turning plants into technology. Physics World.
Giraldo JP, Landry MP, Faltermeier SM, McNicholas TP, Iverson MN, Boghossian AA, Reuel NF, Hilmer AJ, Sen F, Brew JA, Strano MS. 2014. Plant nanobionics approach to augment photosynthesis and biochemical sensing. Nature Materials (13): 400-408.
Highlighted in Nature Materials News. 2014. G. Scholes and E. Sargent (13), 329 – 331
Giraldo JP@, Wheeler JK, Huggett BA, Holbrook NM. 2013. The role of leaf hydraulic conductance dynamics on the timing of leaf senescence. Functional Plant Biology 41 (1): 37-47.
Boghossian AA, Sen F, Gibbons BM, Sen S, Faltermeier SM, Giraldo JP, Zhang CT, Zhang J, Strano MS. 2013. Application of nanoparticle antioxidants to enable hyperstable chloroplasts for solar energy harvesting. Advanced Energy Materials 3 (7): 881-893.
Giraldo JP@ and NM Holbrook. 2011. Physiological mechanisms underlying the seasonality of leaf senescence and renewal in seasonally dry tropical forests trees. Seasonally Dry Tropical Forests: Ecology and Conservation. R. Dirzo, H. Young, H. Mooney and G. Ceballos. Washington DC, Island Press: 129-140.
Kursar TA, Engelbrecht BMJ, Burke A, Tyree MT, El Omari B, Giraldo JP. 2009. Tolerance to low leaf water status of tropical tree seedlings is related to drought performance and distribution. Functional Ecology 23 (1): 93-102.
Zhang YJ, Meinzer FC, Hao GY, Scholz FG, Bucci SJ, Takahashi FSC, Villalobos-Vega R, Giraldo JP, Cao KF, Hoffmann WA, Goldstein G. 2009. Size-dependent mortality in a neotropical savanna tree: the role of height related adjustments in hydraulic architecture and carbon allocation. Plant Cell and Environment 32 (10): 1456-1466.
2003 - 2006
Laurance W, Nascimiento H, Andrade A, Ribeiro JE, Giraldo JP, Lovejoy T, Condit R, Laurance S. 2006. Rapid decay of tree-community composition in Amazonian forest fragments. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 103 (50): 19010-19014.
Giraldo JP. 2003. Change in vegetation cover of the tropical rain forest of National Natural Park Tinigua, Colombia. Perez Arbelaezia, Journal of the Bogota Botanical Garden, Colombia. 14: 9-24.
Giraldo JP, Hu P, Santana I, Newkirk G. Plant chloroplast and mitochondria genetic engineering enabled by foliar sprayed nanoparticles. US provisional patent. Filed December 11, 2017.
Giraldo JP, Wu H, Tito N. Nanoceria augmentation of plant photosynthesis under abiotic stress. US utility patent. Filed June 23, 2017.
Strano MS, Giraldo JP, Kwak S, Wong MH. Method for self-powered detection of nitroaromatics using a wildtype plant. US provisional patent. Filed December 3, 2015.
Strano MS, Kwak S, Giraldo JP, Wong MH. Nanobionic light emitting plants. US provisional patent. Filed November 4, 2015.
Giraldo JP, Strano MS, Landry MP. Ratiometric and multiplexing sensors from single chirality carbon nanotubes. U.S Patent 62/052,767. Filed September 19, 2014.
Giraldo JP, Strano MS, Landry MP, Faltermeier SM. 2011. Nanobionic engineering of organelles and photosynthetic organisms. U.S. Patent 61/903,520 filled November 13, 2013. International patent PCT/US2014/050127. Filed August 7, 2014.