Mario Cabodi, Ph.D.

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Research Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Center for Nanoscience and Nanobiotechnology

Ph.D., Physics, Cornell University
M.Sci., Physics, Imperial College of Science and Technology, London, UK

Phone: (617) 358-1793
Office: ERB 331; Office hours: By appointment

Research Interests

Micro and nanofabrication applied to biomedical engineering problems. Point-of-care platforms for infectious diseases.

Current Research

  • Disposable microfluidic assays for Point-of-care detection of infectious diseases.
  • Minimally-instrumented molecular diagnostics for low-resource settings.
  • Microfluidic production of monodisperse ultrasound contrast agents.
  • Microfabricated hydrogels for use as tissue models.

Selected Recent Publications

Wong, S.Y., Cabodi, M., Rolland, J., Klapperich, C.M., “Evaporative concentration on a paper-based device to concentrate analytes in a biological fluid”, Analytical Chemistry, (2014) Dec 16;86(24):11981-5.

Gong, Y., Cabodi, M., Porter, T.M., Acoustic investigation of pressure-dependent resonance and shell elasticity of lipid-coated monodisperse microbubbles, Applied Physics Letters, 104 (7) n. 074103.

Ahn, S.; Freedman, D. S., Massari, P., Cabodi, M., Unlu, M.S., “A Mass-Tagging Approach for Enhanced Sensitivity of Dynamic Cytokine Detection Using a Label-Free Biosensor”, Langmuir, 29 (17) p: 5369-5376

Ho, N., Fan, A., Klapperich, C.M., Cabodi, M., “Sample Concentration and Purification for Point-of-Care Diagnostics”, Proceedings of Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society meeting, EMBC 2012, Annual International Conference of the IEEE.

Park, Y., Luce, A.C., Whitaker, R.D., Amin, B., Cabodi, M., Nap, R.J., Szleifer, I., Cleveland, R.O., Nagy, J.O., Wong, J.Y., Tunable Diacetylene Polymerized Shell Microbubbles as Ultrasound Contrast Agents, Langmuir, 2012. 28(8): p: 3766-3772