Tinker Lab Opens at BU

November 2nd, 2011 in News, Uncategorized.

The awesomeness of this development cannot be underestimated! Students, get in there and make stuff! It's like the best equipped and brightest garage ever.

BU Lands $5M Grant from NIH for New Virus Detection Platform

October 8th, 2011 in News, Uncategorized.

Dr. Mario Cabodi (BME Research Assistant Professor) and the Klapperich Lab are excited to be part of this grant! Our team is focused on sample preparation methods upstream of two very promising new optical detection technologies. Please drop us a line or follow the link for more information.

Klapperich Lab to Team with BioHelix on NIH Project

September 30th, 2011 in News.

Link to news article about the grant! The Phase I STTR project in partnership with BioHelix Corporation will focus on the most abundant sexually transmitted disease (STD) pathogens: Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) and Neisseria gonorrhoeae (NG). The scientific literature clearly shows that molecular testing is the most sensitive means of detecting... More

Lab Alum, Dr. Justyn Jaworski, Appointed Assistant Professor In Chemical Engineering

September 24th, 2011 in News, Uncategorized.

Dr. Justyn Jaworski, (BME '04) was recently named to a tenure track position in Chemical Engineering at Hanyang University in Seoul, Korea. Justyn worked in the Klapperich Lab and went on to University of California, Berkeley, where he completed his Ph.D. in Bioengineering with Dr. Seung-Wuk Lee. Congratulations, Justyn!

Qingqing Cao Passes Ph.D. Defense!

August 17th, 2011 in News, Uncategorized.

Qingqing's thesis in Mechanical Engineering is titled "Microfluidic Platform for PCR Based Diagnostics."

Visit our New YouTube Channel

August 15th, 2011 in News, Uncategorized.

The Klapperich Lab is happy to begin posting videos on YouTube. Hope to see you there!

Klapperich Lab profiled in IEEE Pulse this month.

August 7th, 2011 in News.

The article discusses a number of labs in Boston working on "Global Health 2.0" projects.

Dr. Klapperich on Weekend All Things Considered on Sunday 8/7

August 6th, 2011 in News, Uncategorized.

Dr. Klapperich will be discussing Dr. Sam Sia of Columbia University's new Nature Medicine paper on microfluidic ELISAs for HIV detection. The segment should air on Sunday around 5:20pm ET.

Jake Trueb passes M.S. Defense!

August 4th, 2011 in News.

Jake Trueb passed his M.S. defense in Mechanical Engineering this afternoon. The title of his thesis is, "A PORTABLE, POWERLESS SYSTEM FOR NUCLEIC ACID PURIFICATION." Congratulations to Jake.

Jane Zhang Passes Ph.D. Defense!

July 29th, 2011 in News.

Congrats to our newest graduate in Biomedical Engineering! Jane's thesis is titled, "Concentrating Complex Biological Samples for Point-of-Care Diagnostics."