LEED travels to Nicaragua!
During Boston University’s spring break, eleven senior design students and three professors from the College of Engineering set out for Nicaragua to try to understand the challenges of health care delivery in resource-limited settings. See pictures from the trip here!
Four senior design teams were represented on the trip:
Portable No-Power Nucleic Acid Extraction Device
Team Members: Laura Blaha, Ellen Reavy
Advisor: Catherine Klapperich (LEED)
Tissue Diagnostic Instrument for Global Health Applications Based on Optical Spectroscopy
Team Members: Molly Keenan, Alessandra Forcucci, Alison Lo
Advisor: Irving Bigio (Biomedical Optics Lab)
Compact, Label-Free Biosensor for Point of Care Diagnostics
Team Members: Amy Canham, Aaron Larocque, Alex Giannakos, Chris Myers
Advisors: Muhammad Zaman (LEED) and Selim Unlu (Optical Characterization and Nanophotonics Laboratory)
A Robust Platform for Drug Quality Verification
Team Members: Paul Vermilion, Meredith Duffy, Nadia Ouhib
Advisor: Muhammad Zaman (LEED)
More blogs on Nicaragua to come!