News

CONGRATULATIONS!

MARCH 2017: Grad students Mary Arrastia and Lealia Xiong have received NSF fellowships.

FEBRUARY 2017: Grad student Travis Schlappi has won the Diagnostics World Early Innovator award for his presentation on the digital antibiotic-susceptibility test (dAST) being developed in the lab.

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RECENT MEDIA COVERAGE OF OUR LAB'S WORK

Below are news articles, features, and highlights that explain our results to the broader scientific community and the general public.

"Mining the microbial dark matter:
Microbiologists are finding new ways to explore the vast universe of unknown microbes in the hunt for antibiotics"

Nature, June 18, 2015 html, pdf


"Microbes Help Produce Serotonin in Gut" html
Caltech Daily News, April 9, 2015
Elaine Hsiao, Liang Ma

"Immunology: Starve a fever, feed the microbiota" html
News and Views, Nature, Oct. 1, 2014 pdf (991 KB).
Said Bogatyrev

"Busted: Most-Wanted Microbe Captured by Microfluidic Cultivation" html
Science Life, University of Chicago, June 27, 2014
Liang Ma, Mikhail A. Karymov, Jungwoo Kim

"Growing Unknown Microbes One by One" html
Caltech Daily News, June 23, 2014**
Liang Ma, Mikhail A. Karymov, Jungwoo Kim

"Long-Term Sample Preservation On-Chip" html
Research Highlights, Lab on a Chip, Dec. 17, 2013
Stefano Begolo and Feng Shen

"Using $15M DARPA Award, Caltech Team Shows Robust Digital Isothermal PCR on 'SlipChip' Device" html
PCR Insider, Dec. 5, 2013
David A. Selck, Mikhail A. Karymov, Bing Sun

"SlipChip Counts Molecules with Chemistry and a Cell Phone" html
Caltech News, November 15, 2013
David A. Selck, Mikhail A. Karymov, Bing Sun

"Medical Engineering: A Moral Obligation" pdf, html
ENGenious, October 2013
David A. Selck, Mikhail A. Karymov, Bing Sun

"Rustem Ismagilov PhD '98: Chemist Thinking Really Small"
pdf (392 KB), html
University of Wisconsin Alumni Association - Forward under 40
March 2, 2012

"New Professor Uses Chemistry and Chemical Engineering to Make a Difference" pdf (521 KB), html
Caltech Today, December 8, 2011

"Three Caltech Profs Get More Than $5 Million in Grants from the NSF" pdf (457 KB), html
Caltech Today, November 16, 2011

"With a Twist, Chip Measures Viral Loads" pdf (500 KB)
Chemical & Engineering News, October 18, 2011
Feng Shen, Bing Sun, Jason E. Kreutz, Toan Huynh, Wenbin Du

"Monitoring HIV on a Cheap Chip" pdf (361 KB), html
Technology Review, October 18, 2011
Feng Shen, Bing Sun, Jason E. Kreutz, Toan Huynh, Wenbin Du

News archive prior to September 2011

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