Wong LAM Paper Published in Analytical Chemistry

December 5th, 2014 in Blog, News.

See an article about our article at 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 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.

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

Dr. Klapperich Elected to AIMBE

February 13th, 2014 in News.

The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) has elected four BME faculty members—Professors Jerome Mertz, Barbara Shinn-Cunningham and Sandor Vajda (SE) and Associate Professor Catherine Klapperich (MSE)—to the AIMBE  College of Fellows. They join more than 1,500 outstanding biomedical engineers in academia, industry and government who have distinguished themselves through significant contributions in research, industrial practice and/or education. See... More

Lab Team Enters RICE 360 Competition – VIDEO!

January 28th, 2014 in Blog, News.

Watch the team's youtube video here! Senior Project Team

Wong, Lo, Stueber and LaCroix Receive NIH DEBUT Honorable Mention

August 14th, 2013 in News.

Congrats to the BU team mentored by Dr. Mario Cabodi on their Honorable Mention!  An Integrated Microfluidic System for Sample Concentration and Extraction: Boston University, Rebecca LaCroix, Michelle Wong, Justine Lo, and Gabriella Stueber Congratulations to the winning teams of the 2013 Design by Biomedical Undergraduate Teams (DEBUT) challenge! Read more at

Michelle Wong and Rebecca Lacroix win Societal Impact Award

May 10th, 2013 in News.

Congratulations to Michelle and Rebecca for winning the  Second Place College of Engineering Societal Impact Award. Their Senior Project was titled, "Design and Characterization of an Integrated Microfluidic System for Sample Concentration and Extraction.”

Nga Ho is a CIMIT Primary Healthcare Prize Finalist

February 27th, 2013 in News.

Congratulations to Lab member Nga Ho, who is a finalist for the 2013 CIMIT Primary Healthcare Prize. Details about Ms. Ho and the award here.