Researchers

Andy Fan
Dr. Andy Fan

Dr. Fan is a Postdoctoral Associate in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Boston University. His current work is focused on the development of a point of care HIV viral load diagnostic in conjunction with wave80 Biosciences. He is also designing integrated methods for sample preparation techniques to be used upstream of next generation sequencing technologies. His Ph.D. is in Electrical Engineering from MIT.

 

Dr. Sharon Wong

Dr. Wong is a Postdoctoral Associate in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Boston University. is She is working on a joint project with the Dr. John Connor Laboratory at BUMC focused on detecting hemorrhagic fever viruses in blood samples at or near the point of care. Other work includes low cost diagnostics for detecting novel biomarkers in urine, with a specific focus on tuberculosis. Dr. Wong was previously a postdoctoral fellow at theĀ National Institutes of Health, Tuberculosis Research Section, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Her Ph.D. is in Biomedical Engineering from Cornell.

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Dr. Jacqueline Linnes

Dr. Linnes is a Postdoctoral Associate in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Boston University. She specializes in point-of-care microbial disinfection and detection technologies for low-resource settings. Her current research focuses on the design and development of multiplexed lab-on-a-chip diagnostics for sexually transmitted infections that integrate nucleic acid extraction, amplification, and detection on-chip. She holds a Ph.D. in Bioengineering and a certificate in Global Health from the University of Washington.

Mario Cabodi
Prof. Mario Cabodi

Dr. Cabodi is a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Boston University. He has a Ph.D in Physics from Cornell University. His current work is focused on microfluidic production of monodisperse ultrasound contrast agents and the integration of microfluidics sample preparation chip with interferometric biosensors. He is also the Deputy Director of theĀ Center for Nanoscience and Nanobiotechnology at BU.