MiNa Faculty Member
Bachelors Degree: UBC (2000) Engineering Physics / Electrical Engineering / Honors Math
Masters Degree: Caltech (2004) Applied Physics
Doctoral Degree: Caltech (2004) Applied Physics
Our research is focused on the development of new microsystems tools for biology and on the validation of these tools in the context of outstanding problems in biology and medicine.
Biophysics and Biotechnology, Microsystems Technology for Biological Applications, Structural Biology, Single-Cell Analysis, Molecular Diagnostics
Journal Publications(Table View)2009"A microfluidic device for multiplexed protein detection in nano-liter volumes", Anal Biochem, 2009."Dynamic analysis of MAPK signaling using a high-throughput microfluidic single-cell imaging platform", Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 2009.2008"In-depth characterization of the microRNA transcriptome in a leukemia progression model", Genome Research, 2008.2007"A complete microfluidic screening platform for rational protein crystallization", Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 129, no. 3, pp. 454-455, 2007 .2006"A microfluidic device for kinetic optimization of protein crystallization and in situ structure determination", Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 128, no. 10, pp. 3142-3143, 2006 ."Phase knowledge enables rational screens for protein crystallization", Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 103, no. 45, pp. 16746-16751, 2006 .2005"Long-term monitoring of bacteria undergoing programmed population control in a microchemostat", Science, vol. 309, no. 5731, pp. 137-140, 2005 ."The use of microfluidic devices towards protein crystallography", Biophysical Journal, vol. 88, no. 1, pp. 55A-55A, 2005 .2004"Systematic investigation of protein phase behavior with a microfluidic formulator", Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 101, no. 40, pp. 14431-14436, 2004 .2003"Micro-crystallization", Protein Crystallography in Drug Discovery, Weinheim, Wiley-VCH, 2003 ."Microfluidics in structural biology: smaller, faster... better", Current Opinion in Structural Biology, vol. 13, no. 5, pp. 538-544, 2003 ."Solving the "world-to-chip" interface problem with a microfluidic matrix", Analytical Chemistry, vol. 75, no. 18, pp. 4718-4723, 2003 .2002"A robust and scalable microfluidic metering method that allows protein crystal growth by free interface diffusion", Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 99, pp. 16531-16536, 2002 .
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