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

Flu Chips Profiled on Nature Medicine Blog

June 12th, 2012 in Blog, News.

The Klapperich Lab and others are mentioned in a Nature Medicine blog post about new influenza A molecular tests.

Microfluidic Flu Chip Paper Published in PLoS ONE

March 23rd, 2012 in News, Uncategorized.

Microfluidic Chip for Molecular Amplification of Influenza A RNA in Human Respiratory Specimens A rapid, low cost, accurate point-of-care (POC) device to detect influenza virus is needed for effective treatment and control of both seasonal and pandemic strains. We developed a single-use microfluidic chip that integrates solid phase extraction (SPE) and... More

Dr. Klapperich to Speak in Kenya at “Bringing Diagnostic Prototypes to the Point of Care”

March 11th, 2012 in News, Uncategorized.

KENYA WORKSHOP: Bringing Diagnostic Prototypes to the Point of Care June 25-29, 2012 Institute of Primate Research (IPR) – Nairobi, Kenya List of Speakers

Work with the Murthy Lab at NEU highlighted in CEN

January 20th, 2012 in News, Uncategorized.

Chemical and Engineering News recently spotlighted the work of the Murthy Lab at Northeastern isolating rare cancer cells from complicated samples. Dr. Madhumita Mahalanabis of the Klapperich Lab contributed to this work. Sorting Cells From Whole Blood "Medical Diagnostics: A microfluidic device that separates rare cells could help diagnose cancer" Link to the Analytical... More

Global Health Course for Undergrads-ENG Students Welcome

November 16th, 2011 in News, Uncategorized.

Interested in Global Health?  ENG students welcome! PH511, “Pathogens, Poverty and Populations: an introduction to Global Health” may be the course for you!  In this 4-credit course, taught by Professor Susan Foster from the BU School of Public Health, you will learn about the global burden of disease and the main... More

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.