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SELECTBIO Conferences Point-of-Care Diagnostics 2017

Andres Martinez's Biography



Andres Martinez, Assistant Professor, California Polytechnic State University

Andres W. Martinez is an assistant professor in the Chemistry and Biochemistry Department at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. He was born in California, raised in Bolivia, and completed his B.S. in chemistry at Stanford University and his Ph.D. in chemistry at Harvard University with George Whitesides. His research is focused on expanding the capabilities of paper-based fluidic devices for applications in point-of-care diagnostics by developing new fabrication techniques, new assays and new methods of calibrating assay results.

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Pencil and Paper Diagnostic Devices in The Hands of Untrained Users

Thursday, 11 May 2017 at 14:00

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A paper-based glucose assay was prepared and performed by a group of untrained users, students in a first-year college chemistry course. Their results provide some important lessons for researchers working with simple point-of-care diagnostics.


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