Student Research
Research Areas
Diagnostics & Medical Devices

Biotechnology researchers develop many of the tests (biochemical, electrochemical, optical, and imaging-based) used by medical laboratories, as well as the instruments, implants, in vitro reagents, and other devices used to diagnose, prevent, or treat diseases or other pathological conditions. Researchers from biology, chemistry, engineering and medicine disciplines work in this area. 


Faculty members in diagnostics and medical devices include:

Student Achievements

Phillip Chu '10

  • PATENT: High throughput mass spectrometric analysis of proteome samples. United States WO 2015051343 A1. Filed October 3, 2014.

Danielle Ponsi '12

  • “Lactate Assay Application Using a New Comprehensive Bioelectronic System for Point-of-Care Applications.” Point of Care. March 2016.

Aditya Basrur '13

  • "Lactate assay application using a new comprehensive bioelectronic system for point-of-care applications.” Point of Care: The Journal of Near-Patient Testing. March 2016.