Hand-held device for COVID-19 self-testing

Frontier Fluidics develops customized microfluidic devices for biomedical applications

New Rapid Diagnostic Tools for Fighting Bloodstream Infections

Response to COVID-19 (Diagnostic kits)

Hand-held device for speedy COVID-19 self-testing

Rapid detection of infectious diseases using oral neutrophils

Biosensors provide another diagnostic option

Successful clinical validation of 3D printing Swabs for detection of COVID-19

COVID-19 diagnostic kits relying on electrochemical biosensors

Dr. Sanati-Nezhad is recognized as the U of Calgary's Peak Scholar in Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Knowledge Engagement

Dr. Shirin Moossavi's CIHR funding for developing gut microbiome-on-chip models for modeling of infectious diseases.

Future of Point of Care Devices

Point of care devices for rapid detection and prognostics of Parkinson's disease

Aneurysm Disease-on-Chip models

Infectious Disease-on-Chip models

How we can bioengineer a better future for everyone

Rapid diagnostic kits for quantitative detection of brain injuries and concussion

Dr. Sanati Nezhad was selected as the Canada Research Chair in BioMEMS.

Body On Chip: Are We There Yet?

Dr. Sanati Nezhad received Parex Resources Innovation Fellowships

Tool for speedy diagnosis of bacterial infections

Dr. Amir Sanati Nezhad awarded the prestigious Douglas R. Colton Medal by the CMC Microsystems

IP protected Wireless Fluidic technology enables real-time monitoring of events within microfluidics

Dr. Sanati-Nezhad was Canada Governor General’s Gold Medal Winner (2013)

                                                                                   2021

  • Our new article entitled "Thermal droplet microfluidics: from biology to cooling technology" is now accepted for publication in Trends in Analytical Chemistry (TRAC) (Feb 2021).
  • Our new article entitled "A simple and low-cost approach for irreversible bonding of polymethylmethacrylate and polydimethylsiloxane at room temperature for high-pressure hybrid microfluidics" is now accepted for publication in Scientific Reports (Jan 2021).
  • Our team is amongst excellent researchers at the University of Calgary for developing Engineering New Theraputics with a focus on Organ-on-Chip technologies. UCalgary (Jan 2021). 
  • Our team is amongst excellent research teams at UCalgary with the focus on Improved Diagnostics UCalgary (Jan 2021)
  • Highlights: Novel Medical Technologies, UCalgary (Jan 2021)   
  • Dr. Sanati Nezhad presented to the Webinar "Microdevices and Pandemics" as a panelist of the IEEE Nano Council  Link (Jan 2021).
  • Our new article entitled "Multi-analyte portable electrochemical-sensing device for blood-based detection of cleaved tau and neuron filament light in traumatic brain injury patients" is now accepted for publication in Biosensors and Bioelectronics Link (Jan 2021)
  • Our new article entitled "Clogging sensitivity of flow distributors designed for radially elongated hexagonal pillar array columns: A computational modelling" is accepted for publication in Scientific Reports (Jan 2021). 
  • Our research team is amongst excellent research groups at the University of Calgary with the niche research in Biomedical Technologies.  (Jan 2021)
  • Our research team is amongst excellent research groups at the University of Calgary with the niche research in Tissue Engineering  (Jan 2021)
  • We welcome Dr. Azam Zare joining our group as Visiting Professor (Jan 2021). 
  • We welcome Pezhman Jalali for joining our group as a Ph.D student (Jan 2021).
  • We welcome Mahrokh Namazi for joining our group as a Ph.D student. She is co-supervised by Dr. Kartik Murari (Jan 2021). 

                                                                                   2020

  • Highlights: 2020 Dean's COVID-19 SSE highlights: Video Link Link2 (Dec 2020)
  • Highlights: Dr. Sanati-Nezhad presented to Scientific Meeting 2020 of Alberta Prion Research Institute (Dec 2020).
  • Our new paper entitled "Nanofluids for performance improvement of Heavy Machinery Journal" is now accepted for publication in Nanomaterials (November 2020).
  • Highlights: In collaboration with Dr. Ebrahim Ghafarzadeh, we are developing kits for detection of viral infections using oral neutrophil cells (November 2020). CMC York U
  • Our new paper entitled "Induced-charge electrokinetics (ICEK) in microfluidics: A review on recent advancements" is now accepted for publication in Micromechanics and Microengineering (July 2020)
  • Our new paper entitled "Role of temperature on bio-printability of gelatin methacrylate bioinks in two-step cross-linking strategy for tissue engineering applications" is now accepted for publication in Biomedical Materials (October 2020).
  • Our new paper entitled "Viscoelastic properties of poly (vinyl alcohol) hydrogels with cellulose nanocrystals fabricated through sodium chloride addition: rheological evidence of double network formation" is now accepted for publication in Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects (Sep 2020).
  • We welcome Shaghayegh Shajari joining our group as postdoctoral fellow for working on wearable stress sensors (September 2020)
  • Our new article entitled "Magnetic particle targeting for diagnosis and therapy of lung cancers" is now accepted for the publication in J Controlled Release, (Sep 2020)  
  • Congratulation to Mohsen Janmaleki for defending his PhD thesis. Best of wish with his future career (Aug 2020)
  • We have a new partnership with Nicoyalife to use SPR technology for better engineering of COVID-19 biosensors for Rapid Response to COVID-19. (June 2020)
  • We have a new partnership with Exergy to engineering effective sample collection tools for Rapid Response to COVID-19 (June 2020)
  • Highlights: Congratulation to Milad A, Masoud, Mohsen, and Sara for their prestigious FGS awards. (July 2020)
  • Highlights: Congratulation to Sultan Khetani for his Elizabeth Cannon Graduate Scholarship in Entrepreneurial Thinking Award. (July 2020)
  • Highlights: Congratulation to Dr. Sanati Nezhad for his nomination to 2021 Killam Emerging Research Leader. (July 2020)
  • Highlights: Congratulation to Dr. Sanati-Nezhad for his 2020 Parex Innovation Fellowship (June 2020) Link 
  • Highlights: Could we monitor COVID-19 virus-like we do air pollutions, Link (June 2020)
  • Highlights: Engineering our Future in uncertain times: Developing home based COVID-19 diagnostic and monitoring kits.  Link (June 2020)
  • Highlights: Congratulation to Dr. Moosavi for his prestigious PDF CIHR Fellowship.Link (June 2020)
  • Highlights:  Congratulated to Dr. Sanati Nezhad for his promotion to an Associate Professor. (July 2020) 
  • Congradulation to Shaghayegh Shajari for his BRAIN CREATE HBI fellowship. Link  (June 2020)
  • Highlights: Congratulation to Dr. Sanati Nezhad for being awarded 'Schulich School of Engineering Achievement Award' (June 2020)
  • We welcome Dr. Shirin Mooossavi joining our group as CIHR Postdoctoral Fellow (June 2020)  Shirin website
  • Our paper entitled "Effect of cell imprinting on viability and drug susceptibility of breast cancer cells to doxorubicin" is now accepted for publication in Acta Biomaterialia (June 2020)
  • Our paper entitled "UV-triggered polymerization of polycatecholamines enables the production of organ-on-chips inside a biosafety cabinet" is now accepted for publication in Applied Materials Today (June 2020) 
  • Our paper entitled "Scalable microfabrication of drug-loaded core-shell tablets from a single erodible polymer with adjustable release profiles" is now accepted for publication in Biofabrication (May 2020)
  • Highlight: Glad to see our MapleTorch swab approved by Health Canada for the Interim Order use to serve COVID-19 Rapid Response. (May 2020) (Shapetry Lab Inc) ComputeCanada
  • Highlight: Our team develops home test diagnostic and serological kits to address COVID-19 rapid response  Link Link2 Link 3  Link 4  Link 5 Link 6 (April 2020)
  • We welcome Dr. Raziyeh Mohammadi joining our group as FRQNT Postdoctoral Fellow (April 2020)
  • Highlight: Our CIHR COVID-19 grant application is now funded to develop PoC devices and home test kits for detecting the genetic and immunological signature of the virus. Link CIHR (April 2020)
  • Our paper entitled "Publication trends in Exosomes nanoparticles for cancer detection" is accepted for publication in International Journal of Nanomedicine (May 2020) 
  • Our new article entitled "Picoliter agar droplet breakup in microfluidics meets microbiology application: numerical and experimental approaches" is now accepted for the publication in Lab on Chip.(May 2020) 
  • Our new article entitled "Nonlinear Viscoelastic Characterization of Charged Cellulose Nanocrystal Network Structure in Presence of Salt in Aqueous Media" is now accepted for the publication in Cellulose. (April 2020) 
  • Our new article entitled "Functionalized multiscale visual models to unravel flow and transport physics in porous structures" is now accepted for publication in Water Research (Feb 2020). 
  • Our new article entitled "Engineering shelf-stable coating for microfluidic organ-on-a-chip using bioinspired catecholamine polymers" is now accepted for publication in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. (Jan 2020). 
  • The concussion team is selected for the next round of TENET i2c Innovation to Commercialization application. 
  • We welcome Dr. Pouria Goldasteh and Dr. Seyede Javaheri Shalmani to our group who will contribute to technology translation in our team.  

 

                                                                                   2019

  • We team is now a member of Integrated Concussion Research Program at the University of Calgary (Dec 2019) ICRP
  • Highlights: Top 100 in Chemistry. Nature (Dec 2019)
  • Congratulations to Sara Tamrin, Maryam Vatani, Milad Shamsi, Milad Azarmanesh, Fatemeh Haghayegh, Aref Moud and Yaqi Zhang for the FGS graduate awards. (November 2019) 
  • Our new article entitled "Manipulation of micro and nano-particles in viscoelastic fluid flows within microfluid systems" is now accepted for publication in Biotechnology and Bioengineering. (November 2019)
  • Our new article entitled "Real-time non-contact integrated chipless RF sensor for disposable microfluidic applications" is accepted for the publication in IEEE Journal of Electromagnetics, RF, and Microwaves in Medicine and Biology. (October 2019) 
  • Highlights: Congratulations to Dr. Sanati-Nezhad who is awarded the Peak Scholars 2019 at the University of Calgary (October 2019) UCalgary Link 2 
  • Our new article "Geomaterial-functionalized microfluidic devices using a universal surface modification approach" is now accepted for the publication in Advanced Materials Interfaces. (September 2019).
  • "Our new article entitled "Single-step functionalization of poly-catecholamine nanofilms for ultra-sensitive immunosensing of Ubiquitin Carboxyl Terminal Hydrolase-L1 (UCHL-1) in Spinal cord injury" is now accepted for the publication in Biosensors and Bioelectronics. (September 2019). 
  • "Our new article entitled "Cellulose nanocrystal structure in the presence of salts" is accepted for publication in the Journal of Cellulose. (September 2019).
  • We welcome Mrs. Fatemeh Haghayegh for joining our group as a master student.
  • Our new article entitled "Rapid and highly controlled generation of monodisperse multiple emulsions via a one-step hybrid microfluidic device” is now accepted for publication in Scientific Reports. (August 2019)
  • Highlights: Future of point of care devices Link (August 2019) 
  • Our new article entitled "Reproducible and scalable generation of multilayer nanocomposite constructs for ultrasensitive nano-biosensing" is now accepted for publication in Advanced Materials Technologies. (August 2019).
  • We welcome Dr. Arindam Phani joining our group as a postdoctoral fellow to use advanced AFM techniques for the characterization of cell-tissue interactions in 3D biomaterials, focal adhesion studies, and polymer biomaterial analysis.  
  • Our new article entitled "Mathematical and computational modeling of nano-engineered drug delivery systems" is accepted for publication in J Controlled Release. (June 2019) Link
  • Congratulations to Mohsen Janmaleki and Sultan Khetani for their Eyes High International Doctoral Scholarship (June 2019).
  • Our new article entitled "Real-time monitoring of E. coli concentration with planar microwave resonator sensor", in accepted for the publication in Microwave and Optical Technology Letters,  (June 2019) Link
  • Congratulation to Dr. Alireza Bahramian for starting his venture on developing new diagnostic tool for detection of Parkinson's disease using tear samples (Ofbrains)
  • Highlights: Dr. Sanati-Nezhad interviewed with Alberta Innovates on new biomaterials for tissue engineering of tumor and brain tissues (May 2019).
  • Congratulations to Dr. Sanati Nezhad for his nomination for E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellowship. Good luck with the application (May 2019)
  • Congratulations to Razeah Salahandish for awarding the Mitacs fund working with Cardiai for developing sensors that detect cardio biomarkers (May 2019).
  • Congratulations to Milad Shamsi for his two Awards of 'Eyes High International Recruitment Scholarship' and 'PhD Entrance' Award (May 2019).  
  • We welcome Anupriya Singh for joining our lab as a new PhD student working on biosensing (May 2019).
  • Our new article entitled "Contaminant transport in soil: A comparison of the Theory of Porous Media approach with the Microfluidic visualisation" is now accepted for publication in Science of the Total Environment (May 2019)
  • Congratulations to Hossein Jirai for his job position in Stantec Company in Calgary. Good luck with your career (April 2019).
  • Dr. Sanati Nezhad presented his work as an invited talk in ALS Canada 2019 in Toronto (April 2019).
  • We welcome Milad Shamsi for joining our group for working on tissue engineering topics (April 2019)
  • Congratulation to Masoud Pahlevaninejad who awarded Mitacs fund to do short-term research in Harvard U (Feb 2019)
  • Congratulations Asmaa Khater for defending her PhD thesis. Good luck with your career (April 2019)
  • Congratulations to Asmaa Khater for her Award for the acceptance of her paper in Scientific Reports. (April 2019).
  • Congratulations to Agbojo Omokhowa for winning the best BME undergraduate Thesis at the U of Calgary (April 2019).
  • Our paper entitled "One-step wettability patterning of PDMS microchannels for the generation of monodisperse alginate microbeads by in situ external gelations in double emulsion microdroplets" accepted for the publication in the Sensors and Actuator Chemical B (April 2019).
  • Our paper entitled "Passive microinjection within high-throughput microfluidics for controlled actuation of droplets and cells", is now accepted for the publication in Scientific Reports (April 2019)
  • Our new paper entitled "Understanding the mechanism of water-based heavy oil mobilization: a microfluidic approach" is accepted for the publication in Fuel (Feb 2019).
  • Our paper entitled "Three-dimensional confocal imaging of two-phase distributions" was accepted for the publication in Physical Review Applied (Jan 2019). 

                                                                                    2018

  • Highlights: Tissue Engineering Solutions to Cerebrovascular Disorders  BME (Dec 18)
  • Highlights: DrSanati Nezhad was awarded the SSE Excellent Research Award (Dec 18) SSE
  • We welcome Dr. Hossein Jiriaeishar for joining our group as PDF scholar. Welcome Hossein (Dec 18)
  • We welcome Dr. Maysam Pedram for joining our group as PDF scholar. Welcome Maysam (Dec 18)
  • Highlight: Our collaborative work with Dr. Mohammad Zarifi team at UBC for developing a sensor for rapid detection of bacteria (Dec 18). Sciencedaily
  • We welcome Dr. Maysam Pedram joining our BioMEMS group as Postdoctoral Scholar (Dec 2018)
  • We welcome Dr. Hossein Jiriyaeisharahi joining our BioMEMS group as Postdoctoral Scholar (Dec 2018). 
  • Our new article entitled "Sandwich-structured nanoparticles-grafted functionalized graphene-based 3D nanocomposites for high-performance biosensors to detect ascorbic acid biomolecule" is now accepted for the publication in Scientific Reports (Nov 2018).
  • Our new article entitled: "Electrohydrodynamic formation of single and double emulsions for low interfacial tension multiphase systems within microfluidics" is not accepted for the publication in Chemical Engineering Science (Nov 2018).
  • Our new article "Sensitive, Real-time and non-intrusive detection of concentration and growth of pathogenic bacteria using microfluidic-microwave ring resonator biosensor" is now accepted for the publication in Scientific Reports, (Sep 2018).
  • Our new article entitled, "Human Mesenchymal stem cell therapy for ischemic tissues", is accepted in Stem Cell International Aug 2018.
  • Highlights: Wireless Fluidic Inc was funded to develop a new technology for brain injury detection (Aug 2018).
  • We welcome Prof. Alireza Bahramian as a visiting Professor to our research group. (Aug 2018). 
  • Highlights: How we can bioengineer a better future for everyone. UToday
  • Our new article entitled, "label-free ultrasensitive detection of breast cancer miRNA-21 biomarker employing electrochemical nano-genosensor based on sandwiched AgNPs in PANI and N-doped graphene" is now accepted for the publication in Biosensors and Bioelectronics. (Aug 2018)
  • Our new article entitled "Delivery of magnetic micro/nanoparticles and magnetic-based drug/cargo into the arterial flow for targeted therapy" is now accepted for the publication in Drug Delivery. (July 2018). Link
  • Highlights: Our TV/Radio media coverage for our biosensors for the detection of potential biomarkers of brain injury and concussion (June 2018) CBCCTV, Engineering.
  • Dr. Ali Khademhosseini visited our lab. (June 2018).
  • Our review articles entitled, "Filter-based Isolation, enrichment, and characterization of circulating tumor cells", is accepted for publication in Biotechnology and Bioengineering. (June 2018)
  • Our research article entitled "Nano-biosensor for highly sensitive detection of HER2 positive breast cancer", is accepted for publication in Biosensors and Bioelectronics. (May 2018)
  • Our research article entitled "Mathematical modeling of the function of Warburg effect in tumor microenvironment", is accepted for the publication in Nature Scientific Reports. (May 2018)
  • Our research article entitled "Wetting dynamics in two liquids systems: Effect of the surrounding phase viscosity" is accepted for the publication in Physical Review E (May 2018).
  • Congratulations to Dr. Sanati-Nezhad for his Canada Research Chair Tier II position in BioMEMS (May 2018). Link SSE
  • Our review article entitled, "Towards fully integrated liquid chromatography on a chip: evolution and evaluation" is accepted for publication in the journal Trends in Analytical Chemistry (May 2018).
  • Our review article entitled, "Bioprocessing of mesenchymal stem cells towards cell-free therapeutics" is accepted for publication in the Journal of Stem Cell International (April 2018).
  • Congratulations to Rakesh Narang for winning the NSERC - Canada Graduate Scholarship -Master's Program (Apr' 18).
  • Congratulations to Sultan Khetani for winning 2nd position at the IDEA award for his research on concussion (Apr' 18). 
  • Highlights: Microscopic revelations point to new blood infection therapies (ScienceDaily) Link
  • Highlight: New technology for early cancer detection using exosomes. Link Links2 
  • Highlights: Infectious disease on chip (Lung model). Link
  • Our research article entitled "Magnetically assisted intraperitoneal drug delivery for cancer chemotherapy" is accepted for publication in Drug Delivery (Mar 2018). Link
  • Our research article entitled "Polyethylenimine Modified Graphene-oxide Electrochemical Immunosensor for the Detection of Glial Fibrillary Acidic Protein in Central Nervous System Injury", is accepted for publication in the journal ACS Sensors (Mar' 18). Link
  • Our research article entitled "Monitoring Colloidal Behavior of Cellulose Nanocrystals in Presence of Sodium Chloride" is accepted for the publication in ChemistrySelect (Mar' 18).
  • Congratulation to Rakesh Narang for winning the Queen Elizabeth Scholarship - 2018 (Feb' 18).
  • Highlights : Body on Chip, Are we there yet? Link
  • Our review article entitled "In vitro models and systems for evaluating the dynamics of drug delivery to the brain" is accepted for publication in J Controlled Release (Jan' 2018)
  • Our review article entitled "Translational models of tumor angiogenesis: a nexus of in silico and in vitro models" is accepted for publication in J Biotechnology Advances (Jan' 2018). 
  • Highlights: Two of our papers published in ActaBiomaterilia and Advanced Functional Materials were among the most read papers in 2017. Link
  • Highlights: Yaqi's Press Release: "Rocky research paves way to lab-on-a-chip breakthrough". link 
  • We welcome Gurkan Yesiloz and Raied Aburashed to our group (Jan' 18).
  • Our research article entitled "A novel graphene-grafted gold nanoparticles composite for highly sensitive electrochemical biosensing" is accepted for the publication in IEEE Sensors J. (Jan' 18).
  • Our research article entitled "ProtDataTherm: A database for thermostability analysis and engineering of proteins" is accepted for the publication in PLos One. (Jan' 18).  Link
  • Our research article entitled "Leukotriene B4-mediated neutrophil recruitment causes pulmonary capillaritis during lethal fungal sepsis" is accepted for publication in Cell Host and MicrobeLink (Jan' 18).

                                                                                   2017

  • Congratulation to Parisa Bazazi for defending her MSc thesis (Dec' 17). 
  • Congratulation to Parisa Bazazi for the Teaching Assistant Award (Dec' 17).
  • Our research article entitled "Noncontact and nonintrusive microwave-microfluidic flow sensor for energy and biomedical engineering" is accepted for the publication in Nature Scientific Reports (Dec' 17). 
  • Highlights: Congratulation to Hamid Sadabadi and Neil Chaudhary for receiving support for their company, Frontier Fluidics from CMC Microsystems, Canada to innovate microfluidics technology for researchers. Frontier Fluidics is democratizing and offering access to powerful capabilities of microfluidics design to transforming research in the field of biological, environmental, and energy sectors. Link  (Nov' 17)
  • Our research article entitled, "Fluid-structure interaction analysis of buoyancy-driven fluid and heat transfer through an enclosure with a flexible thin partition"  is accepted for publication in the International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat & Fluid Flow. (Nov'17)
  • Our research article entitled "Geo-material surface modification of microchips using layer-by-layer (LbL) assembly for subsurface energy and environmental applications" is accepted for publication in Lab on a Chip journal. (Nov' 17)
  • We welcome Razeah Salahandish, Faride Haghighi, and Erin Eastick to our group. (Nov' 17)
  • BioMEMS lab members participated actively by presenting 7 original research poster presentations, and as the member of the organizing committee in the Alberta BME Conference, Banff. (Nov’ 17)
  • Our research article entitled "Acoustic manipulation of bio-particles at high frequencies: an analytical and simulation approach" is published in the journal Micromachines. (Sept' 17)
  • We welcome Milad Azarmanesh, Hossein Zargar, Aref Abbasi Moud, Bin Pan, and Rakesh Narang as new graduate students in our group. (Sept' 17)
  • Congratulations to Mohsen Janmaleki and Sultan Khetani for passing PhD. candidacy examination. (Aug'17)
  • Our book chapter entitled, "On-chip chromatography with nanomaterials", is accepted by Elsevier publisher for publication in the book: Nanomaterials in Chromatography: Current Trends in Chromatographic Research Technology and Techniques. (Aug' 17)
  • Our paper entitled "Controlling differentiation of stem cells for developing personalized organ-on-chip platforms" is accepted for publication in Advanced Healthcare Materials. (Aug' 17)
  • We welcome Dr. Mehdi Mohammadi and Dr. Kar Wey Yong (Ronald) to our group as postdoctoral scholars. (Aug' 17) 
  • Congratulations to Dr. Mohammad Zarifi for the appointment as an Assistant Professor at the University of British Columbia. (Aug' 17) 
  • Our research article entitled "Nanoscale Optoregulation of Neural Stem Cell Differentiation by Intracellular Alteration of Redox Balance" is accepted for publication in the journal Advanced Functional Materials. (July’ 17)
  • Our review article entitled "Manufacturing of hydrogel biomaterials with controlled mechanical properties for tissue engineering applications" is accepted for publication in the journal Acta Biomaterialia. (July’ 17)
  • Our review article entitled "Microfluidic technologies for anticancer drug studies" is accepted for publication in the journal Drug Discovery Today. (July’ 17)
  • Sultan Khetani is awarded J.B. Hyne Graduate scholarship, 2017 by the faculty of graduate studies. (July' 17)
  • Mohsen Janmaleki is awarded J.B. Hyne Research Innovation Award by the faculty of graduate studies at the University in recognition of his contribution to research. (June' 17)
  • Sultan Khetani won 1st Prize in presenting a technical paper at the Canadian Medical and Biological Engineering Society (CMBEC) Conference- 40 held in Winnipeg. (May' 17)
  • Varun Kundra won the 4th prize in the national finals of the Sanofi Biogenius, 2017 held in Ottawa. (May' 17)
  • Varun Kundra won the Alberta regional finals of the Sanofi Biogenius, 2017. He is one of the top 8 youth scientists selected from across Canada to showcase his research and represent the province of Alberta at the national finals. (May' 17)
  • Varun Kundra won the 2nd position in the Calgary Youth Science Fair (CYSF). He will represent the city of Calgary at the National Youth Science fair. May'2017. (April’17)
  • Mohsen Janmaleki, Sultan Khetani, Shirin Solemani and Anupriya Singh awarded research award by the BME program at the University. (Apr’ 17).
  • Our research paper entitled "Immunosensing of S100B biomarker for diagnosis of spinal cord injury" is accepted for publication in Sensors and Actuators Chemical - B. (Feb’ 17).
  • Our review article entitled "Microfluidic approaches for isolation, detection, and characterization of extracellular vesicles: current status and future directions" was accepted for publication in Biosensors and Bioelectronics. (Jan’ 17)

 

                                                                                   2016

  • Wilress Fluidic Inc was short-listed in Energy New Venture Competition (Dec’ 16)  
  • Our review article entitled "Protein thermostability engineering" was published in RSC Advances (Nov’ 16)
  • BioMEMS lab participated actively in BME Banff conference with 10 conference poster/presentation. (Oct’ 16)
  • Our research on developing 3D Vascular System on-chip presented at the 15th International Society for Cardiovascular Biology (ISACB). (Sept’ 16)
  • Our research article entitled: "Impact of simulated microgravity on cytoskeleton and viscoelastic properties of endothelial cell" was published in Scientific Reports. (Sep’ 16)
  • Our review article entitled "Microfluidic-based multi-organ platforms for drug discovery" was accepted for publication in Micromachines. (Aug’ 16)
  • Our review article entitled "Micro and nanotechnologies in heart valve tissue engineering" was accepted for publication in Biomaterials. (Aug’ 16) 
  • Our review article entitled "Electromagnetic fields and stem cell fate: when physics meets biology" was accepted for publication in Journal of Reviews in Physiology, Biochemistry and Pharmacology. (July’ 16)
  • Our book chapter entitled: "Flexible Electronic Devices for Biomedical Applications" was accepted for publication by Elsevier. (June’ 16)
  • Our review article entitled: "Skin Diseases modeling using combined tissue engineering and microfluidic technologies” was accepted for publication in Advanced Healthcare Materials. (June’ 16)
  • Our review article entitled "Microfluidic integrated acoustic waving for manipulation of cells and molecules" was accepted for publication in Biosensors and Bioelectronics. (July’ 16)
  • Congratulation to Mana Novin in receiving prestigious award of Donald Burns and Louise Berlin Graduate Award in Dementia Research. (April’ 16)
  • Congratulations to James Patrick Reeves for receiving AIHS Research Studentship. (April’ 16)
  • Our high School student had a presentation in TEDxYouth@Edmonton about the new technology for AD disease (58Min:10 Sec.). TED http://livestream.com/takingitglobal/events/4987446. (April’ 16)
  • Mohsen and Sultan awarded BME research scholarship. (April’ 16)
  • James Patrick Reeves joined our group as an undergrad student working on migratory response of cancer cells in response to mechanical stimulation. Welcome James. (April’ 16)

                                                                                  2015

  • Mohsen and Sultan presented their research in spinal cord injury and stem cell differentiation respectively, in the Alberta BME conference, Banff, Alberta. (Nov'15)
  • Mr. Shirin Soleimani joined our team as a master student working on tumor on chip, Welcome Shirin. (Nov'15) 
  • Dr. Amir Sanati Nezhad awarded the prestigious Douglas R. Colton Medal by the CMC Microsystems for  developing technology to speed up drug testing for brain diseases Link1 , Link2 . (Sep'15)
  • Mohsen Janmaleki, Sultan Khetani and Mana Novin Joined our team as Ph.D. students for developing organ-on-chip platforms. (Sep'15)
  • Congratulations to Dr. Hamid Sadabadi in receiving AITF Eyes High Postdoctoral Fellowship. (June' 15) 
  • Dr. Sanati Nezhad presented our research work in the  Biosensors-Bioelectronics 2015 Conference (Sep 28-30, Hilton, Atlanta, USA), Link - (May'15)
  • Dr. Sanati Nezhad presented our research work in the Conference of  ISMNT 2015 (May 18-20, Calgary, Alberta, Canada), Link . (May'15)
  • Our paper on Chip-based Gas Chromatography was recently published in Lab on ChipLink . (May 2015)