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Development of DNA/RNA sensing device for Point-of-Care (POC) detection

Project Advisor
Professor Dan Luo -

Project Collaborators
Shogo Hamada

Project Area/Concentration
Biosensing, Biological Engineering, Point of care, Biosensor

Project Description
Rapid sensing of DNA/RNA at Point-of-care (i.e. detection on site) has a significant impact in various fields, from preventing widespread outbreaks of infectious diseases to monitoring environmental pollutions. You will be a member of our team to develop the next generation of POC detection device based on the technologies recently developed in our lab. The research involves an integration of bionanotechnology, microfluidics, image processing, and 3-D printing to design and build a prototype for the real-world applications.

Possible Courses

Course number Course title
BEE 4530 Computer-Aided Engineering: Applications to Biomedical Processes
BEE 4570 Biorobotics
CHEME 4840 Microchemical and Microfludic Systems