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SELECTBIO Conferences RNA-Seq, Single Cell Analysis & Single Molecule Analysis 2017

Holger Schmidt's Biography

Holger Schmidt, Narinder Kapany Professor of Electrical Engineering, University of California-Santa Cruz

Holger Schmidt received the Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering from the University of California Santa Barbara and served as a Postdoctoral Fellow at M.I.T. He is currently the Narinder Kapany Chair of Optoelectronics and Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at UC Santa Cruz. He directs the W.M. Keck Center for Nanoscale Optofluidics and has served as the Associate Dean for Research in the Baskin School of Engineering. His research interests cover a broad range in photonics and integrated optics, including optofluidic devices, nanopore sensors, nano-magneto-optics, spintronic devices, and ultrafast optics. He has authored more than 400 publications, several book chapters, and co-edited the CRC Handbook of Optofluidics. He is a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors, the IEEE and the Optical Society of America. He received an NSF Career Award, a Keck Futures Nanotechnology Award, and the Engineering Achievement Award by the IEEE Photonics Society.

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Integrated Optofluidic Platform for Single Bioparticle Analysis

Friday, 6 October 2017 at 10:00

Add to Calendar ▼2017-10-06 10:00:002017-10-06 11:00:00Europe/London Integrated Optofluidic Platform for Single Bioparticle AnalysisRNA-Seq, Single Cell Analysis and Single Molecule Analysis 2017 in Coronado Island, CaliforniaCoronado Island,

We have developed an optofluidic platform that integrates biological sample preparation and optical single molecule analysis on a chip. I will describe the principle of the platform based on liquid-core optical waveguides and a broad range of capabilities that are enabled by this approach. These include the fluorescence analysis of single nucleic acids for amplification-free detection of Ebola infection as a new paradigm for molecular diagnostics with ultrahigh sensitivity and dynamic range. I will also describe multiplexed target detection with multi-mode interference waveguides for identification of single influenza viruses. The expansion of optofluidic capabilities through hybrid integration via nanopore-based electrical detection and integrated sample processing will be discussed.

Add to Calendar ▼2017-10-05 00:00:002017-10-06 00:00:00Europe/LondonRNA-Seq, Single Cell Analysis and Single Molecule Analysis 2017RNA-Seq, Single Cell Analysis and Single Molecule Analysis 2017 in Coronado Island, CaliforniaCoronado Island,