Diagnostic Biological Tests/Assays/Genomics/Pretomics

Latest Innovations

DNAzyme Sensors for Soduim and Lithium

 

Dr. Yi Lu has developed a point-of-contact device for the portable and affordable detection of molecules important in physiology and disease. This technology,...

DNA Sequencing Systems Using Nanoscale Field Effect Sensor Arrays

 

This invention is a novel approach to performing DNA sequencing-by-synthesis methodology that is anticipated to make DNA sequencing routine, highly accurate and...

Coupled Heterogeneous Nanowire Nanoplate Planar Transistor Sensors for Giant Nernst Response

 

Researchers at the University of Illinois and Purdue University have designed new Ion-Sensitive Field Effect Transistors (ISFETs) for monitoring the pH of...

New Way to Detect DNA Changes

 

Researchers from the University of Illinois have identified a new, cheaper and easier way to detect methylation (alterations) of DNA. By measuring the methylation...

Hydrophilic Nanocluster Contrast Agents for High Sensitivity Magnetic Resonance Imaging

 

Researchers from the University of Illinois have developed a new contrast agent for use with MRIs. The agent is made of super-paramagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles...

In Vivo Bioorthogonal Click Chemistry for Aβ Fibrils Detection in the Brain

Amyloid β plaque deposits are the main indicator of Alzheimer’s disease; however, diagnosis is currently based on late-stage symptoms. Thus, there is a need to detect Aβ...

A Method for Quantifying Polyphosphate in Biological Samples

 

 

Dr. Jim Morrissey from the University of Illinois has developed a microplate-based assay that allows identification and...

Project Diagnosis of Trimethylaminuria with a Handheld Optoelectronic Nose

 

 

The inventors have developed a sensitive handheld device which can detect TMA vapors at concentrations well below the diagnostically significant...

Nanoporous Organic Semiconductor Thin Films Fabrication

 

 

Dr. Ying Diao has identified a new nanoporous thin film fabrication method using simple solution processing methods applicable...

Method for Short Run-Time Spatial Gene Analysis

Dr. Rashid Bashir has developed a novel method for spatial gene analysis that removes the need for purification and homogenizing steps typical in RNA amplification...

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