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MEMS Measurement Science and Standards
Last Updated Date: 09/29/2014

Our goal is to provide technical leadership in R&D for the MEMS measurement infrastructure essential to improving U.S. economic … more

3D Tissue Scaffolds
Last Updated Date: 05/15/2014

Our goal is to develop advanced measurement tools and standards for measuring scaffold properties and their impact on biological response.  

COMPLETED: Polymer Formulations
Last Updated Date: 04/17/2014

Our goal is to develop combinatorial and high-throughput measurement approaches for rapid characterization of the structure and phase behavior of … more

Fluid Suspensions & Emulsions
Last Updated Date: 04/16/2014

Our primary interest is protein solution rheology and stability, involving bulk and interfacial properties and complemented by model solution … more

Digital PCR
Last Updated Date: 04/26/2013

Digital PCR (dPCR) is a method used to quantify nucleic acids (DNA, RNA, cDNA). At NIST we are using microfluidic and emulsion-based dPCR … more

Development of Enhanced mRNA Amplification using Microfluidics
Last Updated Date: 03/15/2013

In conjunction with NCI/NIH, NIST is developing methods to improve mRNA amplification from small biological samples. Typical sample processing … more

Improved Benchtop Connectivity to Complex Microfluidic Devices
Last Updated Date: 10/10/2012

Despite their promise to enable high-throughput science and discovery, microfluidic devices have not yet been broadly adopted. An important … more

Multiplexed Detectorless Electrophoresis
Last Updated Date: 10/05/2012

The ability to acquire large amounts of high quality data very rapidly is increasingly important for progress in the biological sciences. … more

Inkjet Gravimetry
Last Updated Date: 10/02/2012

Gravimetric and optical methods were developed to assure quantitative deposition of compounds from nano-dispense devices onto the surfaces of … more

Controlling Microfluidic Cell Culture Environments
Last Updated Date: 10/01/2012

NIST has taken advantage of recent technological advances to develop polymer microfluidic cell culture systems that provide a level of control … more

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