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Interdisciplinary Research Fund supports six innovative projects
Congratulations to member Dr. Tohid Didar on receiving IRF funding for the project title: Development of a point-of-care microfluidic chip for rapid diagnosis of Von Willebrand disease.
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We are currently looking for Postdoctoral Fellows in the area of Point of Care Diagnostics.
Suitable candidates must hold a Ph.D. and have a strong background in one or more of the following areas: aptamer selection and optimization (3 positions); solution- and solid-phase assay development (2 positions); surface derivatization and printing (2 positions); prototyping and device development (e.g. 3D printing, additive manufacturing, etc) (2 positions). The successful candidates will work as part of a team of researchers focused on delivering industry diagnostic tests in a milestone-driven manner. Candidates should submit a cover letter, CV and the names and contact information (address, phone number and email address) of three referees. Please note that the positions will be roughly 2 years in length.
To apply, please visit working at mcmaster
Optimization of biomolecule separation by combining microscale filtration and design-of-experiment methods
One of our BI members David Latulippe just had a paper from his group accepted for publication in Biotechnology and Bioengineering. We are very pleased to provide access to our micro plate reader and gel imaging systems which are used by David Latulippe and his group.