Professor Sunitha Nagrath is featured in Michigan Engineering article on the collaboration of engineers with clinicians to fight cancer.
Dr. Rhonda Jack examines CTC heterogeneity using microfluidic continuum sorting (published in Lab on a Chip).
The College of Engineering profiles Dr. Rhonda Jack’s journey to becoming a published researcher.
Tae Hyun Kim successfully defends his thesis. Congratulations, Dr. Kim!
Rhonda Jack successfully defends her thesis. Congratulations, Dr. Jack!
Molly Kozminsky collaborates with the Day Lab to show the role of HER2 and EGFR in prostate cancer metastasis to the bone (published in Cancer Research).
Heather Fairbairn, Emma Purcell, and Kaylee Smith join the group. Welcome!
Professor Nagrath and Rhonda Jack provide perspectives on Opportunities and Challenges for Pancreatic Circulating Tumor Cells in the journal Gastroenterology.
Molly Kozminsky and Professor Nagrath contribute to Elsevier's textbook "Cancer Stem Cells: Targeting the Roots of Cancer, Seeds of Metastasis, and Sources of Therapy Resistance" with a discussion on microfluidic technologies and clinical applications.
Vasudha Murlidhar successfully defends her thesis. Congratulations, Dr. Murlidhar!
Dr. Zhuo Zhang performs ex vivo drug testing on expanded lung CTCs based on a detected EML4-ALK rearrangement (published in the Journal of Thoracic Oncology)
Vasudha Murlidhar and Lianette Rivera-Baez answer the question "Who wins?" between affinity and label-free isolation of circulating tumor cells for Small.
Vasudha Murlidhar discusses circulating markers for early detection in lung cancer in Cancers.
Professor Nagrath is honored with the American Association for Clinical Chemistry Outstanding Speaker Award for 2015. Congratulations!
Professor Nagrath is promoted to Associate Professor with Tenure. Congratulations!
Professor Nagrath, Rhonda Jack, Lianette Rivera, and Mina Zeinali present at the AACR Special Conference on Pancreatic Cancer in Orlando.
Tae Hyun Kim wins the Lab on a Chip poster prize at the MBSTP annual symposium. Eric Lin wins a second place poster prize. Congratulations!
Tae Hyun Kim and Eric Lin present at the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting in New Orleans.
Michigan Engineering website reports on the microfluidic CTC capture/release device.
Dr. Hyeun Joong Yoon, Yang Wang, and Molly Kozminsky use graphene oxide and a temperature-sensitive polymer in a microfluidic CTC capture/release device (published in Advanced Materials).
Khadijah Hussain is awarded a ribbon for her UROP poster. Congratulations, Khadijah!
Rhonda Jack and colleagues perform ultra-specific isolation of circulating tumor cells, enabling rare-cell RNA profiling, published in Advanced Science.
Tae Hyun Kim, Vasudha Murlidhar, and Yang Wang present at the Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference in San Francisco. Yang Wang wins best poster.
Molly Kozminsky and Yang Wang discuss the incorporation of microfluidics into circulating tumor cell isolation for clinical applications Circulating Tumor Cells in Current Opinion in Chemical Engineering.
Molly Kozminsky and Professor Nagrath contribute to Springer text book Circulating Tumor Cells.
Vasudha Murlidhar and collaborator Dr. Rishindra Reddy show increased CTC yield from pulmonary vein sampling in early-stage lung cancer
Kathryn Bumila and Sarah Owen join the group. Welcome!
Dr. Zhuo Zhang reviews CTCs as a liquid biopsy in lung cancer for Frontiers in Oncology.
Congratulations to Dr. Zhuo Zhang on the successful defense of her dissertation!
Rhonda Jack is awarded best presentation of µFO seminars at the annual MBSTP symposium. Mina Zeinali and Eric Lin are awarded prizes for the poster presentation. Congratulations, everyone!
Professor Nagrath is named a Lefkovsky Scholar. Congratulations!
Molly Kozminsky, Eric Lin, Vasudha Murlidhar, Lianette Rivera, Dr. Hyeun Joong Yoon, Mina Zeinali, and Zhuo Zhang present posters at the AACR Annual Meeting in Philadelphia
Professor Nagrath is profiled on the Cancer Center website regarding the quest for early diagnosis in pancreatic cancer.
Tae Hyun Kim publishes on engineering strategies for developing cascading spiral microdevices in AIP Biomicrofluidics.
Jennifer Zhuo Zhang's CTC expansion research is featured on the University of Michigan College of Engineering website.
Jennifer Zhuo Zhang publishes a novel coculture strategy for lung cancer CTC expansion in Oncotarget.
Rhonda Jack receives the Talwar Award for Exceptional Research. Congratulation, Rhonda!
Ting-Wen Lo joins the group. Welcome!
Vasudha Murlidhar publishes on her radial flow CTC capture device in Small.
Eric Lin is selected for a Microfluidics in Biomedical Sciences Training Program (MBSTP) fellowship. Congratulations, Eric!
Vasudha Murlidhar is awarded a best poster award at the annual MBSTP symposium. Congratulations, Vasudha!
Dr. Shailender Singh Kanwar, Vasudha Murlidhar, Yang Wang, Mina Zeinali, and Zhuo Zhang present posters at the AACR Annual Meeting.
Dr. Shailender S. Kanwar's research article co-authored with Christopher James Dunlay, Diane M. Simeone and Sunitha Nagrath entitled "Microfluidic device (ExoChip) for On-Chip isolation, quantification and characterization of circulating exosomes" is published in the journal Lab on a Chip.
The graphene oxide chip is featured in the following news outlets: e! Science News, Nanowerk, EurekAlert!,Phys.org, Health Canal, Science Newsline, The Medical News, R&D, Science Daily, Medical News Today
Dr. Shailender Singh Kanwar receives Faculty Recognition Award for Outstanding Research Mentor- Honorable Mention during annual UROP Research Sponsor Award Ceremony.
Dr. Hyeun Joong Yoon receives the LNF Golden Tweezers Service Award for mentorship.
Professor Nagrath receives Department of Defense (DoD) Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program (PRCRP) Career Development Award.
Zhuo Zhang and Professor Nagrath publish in Biomedical Microdevices: "Microfluidics and cancer: are we there yet?"
Vasudha Murlidhar wins Rackham International Student Fellowship for 2013. Congratulations!
Dr. Hyeun Joong, Tae Hyun (Kevin) Kim, and Eric Lin present posters at AlChE.
Molly Kozminsky and Lianette Rivera join the group. Welcome!
Professor Nagrath receives a 3M Nontenured Faculty Award.
The Nagrath Lab moves to NCRC.
Dr. Hyeun Joong Yoon presents posters at MicroTAS and AlChE conferences.
Tae Hyun (Kevin) Kim, Rhonda Jack, and Yang (Angela) Wang join the group. Welcome!
Dr. Shailender Singh Kanwar, Eric Lin, and Vasudha Murlidhar join the group. Welcome!
Professor Nagrath presents poster at AACR conference.
Nikon Ti Eclipse fluorescent microscope is purchased.
The Nagrath Lab moves to ERB 1236.
Professor Nagrath's AACR prostate cancer research in news: