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Novel Use for Personal Glucose Meters

 

University of Illinois researchers have identified a new use for hand-held glucose meters to detect a variety of new disorders. By measuring the concentration of a...

Microfluidic Chromatin Immunoprecipitation Device for Epigenomic Analysis

 

Researchers from the University of Illinois have created a process for the epigenomic analysis of single cells. This process combines the uses of single cell...

Near Ultraviolet-Wavelength Photonic-Crystal Biosensor with Enhanced Surface-to-Bulk Sensitivity Ratio

 

Biosensors based on one- or two-dimensional photonic-crystal reflectance filters operating at near-ultraviolet wavelengths. The biosensors feature a tightly...

Distributed Feedback Laser Biosensor

 

A biosensor based upon a vertically emitting, distributed feedback (DFB) laser. The DFB laser comprises a replica-molded, one- or two-dimensional dielectric...

FRET Based High-Throughput Screening

 

Advanced molecular imaging tools combined with investigative tools like biochemical and cell based assays have thepotential to unravel complex molecular processes...

Ionic Helical Polypeptides - Non-Viral Gene Delivery with Improved Transfection Efficiency

 

Tremendous potential exists for helical polypeptides that are water soluble (ionic) and remain stable at physiological conditions,...

Bioresorbable Silicon Electronics for Neural Sensing

Dr. John Rogers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has developed bioresorbable silicon electronics that can be used for real-time sensing of neural...

Quantum Dots with Thin Coatings that Allow for Efficient Bioconjugation

Dr. Andrew Smith from the University of Illinois has developed new quantum dots with a multidentate polymer coating that minimizes size while maintaining stability and...

Algorithm Modified Deoxynybomycin for the Treatment of Gram-Negative Bacteria

Dr. Hergenrother from the University of IL has developed a novel antibiotic that is effective against certain antibiotic-resistant gram-negative bacteria. His powerful...

A Pro-Apoptotic Microbial Community Network Enriched in the Tissue of IPF and Lung Cancer Patients

 

 

Dr. Isaac Cann from the University of Illinois has identified biomarkers and therapeutic strategy for treatment of...

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