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.

Institute of Primate Research, Nairobi, POC Conference Video

February 7th, 2013 in News, Uncategorized.

Check out members of the Klapperich Lab and others from around the world talk about the next generation of point of care diagnostics for global health!

Microfluidics 2.0 Recorded Talks Online

December 3rd, 2012 in News, Uncategorized.

The Adobe Connect links for each of the four sessions are available at Thank you to all who attended, both live and over the web!

Jared Saffie Passes M.S. Defense

November 18th, 2012 in News.

Congrats to our newest graduate! Jared will stay on with the lab for his Ph.D.!

New Center for Future Technologies in Cancer Care at BU!

September 18th, 2012 in News.

Boston University is now home to the new Center for Future Technologies in Cancer Care (FTCC). See the fabulous article about the FTCC at BU Today.

Microfluidics 2.0 2012 Speaker List Finalized

August 1st, 2012 in News, Uncategorized.

The speaker list for Microfluidics 2.0 2012 has been finalized! Please check it out and register at