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Please Join us at BU for the 2nd Annual POCTRN Meeting

April 29th, 2015 in News.

Please Join us at BU for the 2nd Annual POCTRN Meeting.  Our keynote speaker this year will be Dr. Mehmet Toner. The conference will feature talks about point of care technologies in the areas of Cancer Care, Primary Care and Sexually Transmitted diseases. Lunch, coffee breaks and a poster session!

Senior Project Team Wins Second Place at NBEC!

April 29th, 2015 in Blog, News.

The Klapperich Lab Senior Project Team won second place at the North East Bioengineering Conference last week. Congratulations to Courtney, Nelson, Gil and Danielle!

Pratt Paper Published in ACS Biomaterials

April 24th, 2015 in Blog, News.

Colorimetric Detection of Azidothymidine Using an Alkyne-Modified Dextran Substrate George W. Pratt , Andy Fan , and Catherine M. Klapperich * College of Engineering, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, United States ABSTRACT Monitoring the adherence of patients taking highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) is a key step in treating an HIV infection, especially in resource-limited settings in the developing world. For... More

Dr. Klapperich Named Associate Dean for Research

March 5th, 2015 in News.

Dr. Klapperich is the new Associate Dean for Research and Technology Development in the College of Engineering.  See the news story for more information about her new role.

Dr. Klapperich Promoted to Full Professor

March 5th, 2015 in News.

The College announced Dr. Klapperich's promotion this week. Check out the 21 new Full Professors at Charles River Campus!   

Wong LAM Paper Published in Analytical Chemistry

December 5th, 2014 in Blog, News.

See an article about our article at http://cen.acs.org/articles/92/web/2014/12/Improving-Disease-Detection-Little-Heat.html Evaporative Concentration on a Paper-Based Device to Concentrate Analytes in a Biological Fluid Sharon Y. Wong †, Mario Cabodi †‡, Jason Rolland§, and Catherine M. Klapperich *† † Department of Biomedical Engineering, Boston University, 44 Cummington Mall, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, United States ‡ Center for Nanoscience and Nanobiotechnology, Boston University, 8 St. Mary’s Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, United States § Diagnostics... More

Join us at the CFTCC Hackathon!

September 29th, 2014 in News.

Food, fun and engineering http://www.bu.edu/cftcc/category/cftcc-events/ Let's not let MIT win a second year in a row! October 3-4, 2014. EPIC Center on the BU Campus.

Paper-based Molecular Diagnostic for Chlamydia trachomatis published in RSC Advances

September 2nd, 2014 in News.

Advance proofs available! Congrats to Dr. Linnes! Herein we show the development of a minimally instrumented paper-based molecular diagnostic for point of care detection of sexually transmitted infections caused by Chlamydia trachomatis. This new diagnostic platform incorporates cell lysis, isothermal nucleic acid amplification, and lateral flow visual detection using only a... More

Building the Test Kitchen for Medical Diagnostics

July 18th, 2014 in News, Uncategorized.

Check out the article about the lab on BU Today. http://www.bu.edu/today/2014/building-the-test-kitchen-for-medical-diagnostics/

Dr. Klapperich Named Inaugural Dorf-Ebner Faculty Fellow

April 4th, 2014 in News.

Associate Professor Catherine Klapperich (BME, MSE) was selected as the inaugural holder of the Dorf-Ebner Distinguished Faculty Fellow award, which honors a mid-career College of Engineering faculty member who has demonstrated exceptional performance and impact in research, teaching and service to the College, and is on track to become an outstanding senior leader... More