The Multiplexed Biomolecular Science Group conducts research in all aspects of measurement science, technology development, and standards for measurements where biological state is related to the contemporaneous levels of many biomolecules; establishes methods for asserting traceability, assessing measurement uncertainty, and validating measurements for multiplexed measurands; establishes approaches for measurement assurance of multiplexed and multivariate measurands, including standards and methods development; participates and leads relevant standards organizations and international bodies to develop and promulgate standards for and approaches to multiplexed and multivariate measurement assurance; develops multiplexed metrology for all facets of biochemical science, including clinical, pharmaceutical, biological and biomedical research, forensic, and homeland security applications.
Genome in a Bottle Consortium—NIST has organized the "Genome in a Bottle Consortium" to develop the reference materials, reference data, and reference methods needed to assess performance of human genome sequencing. …
Microfluidic Synthesis of Nanoparticles—Liposomes are nanometer-sized spherical vesicles made of phospholipids similar to those found in cell membranes of living organisms. Traditional techniques to form liposomes include methods such as …
Decontamination of Biological Threats in Water Supplies—The availability of safe pure drinking water in the United States is taken for granted. The presence of dangerous microorganisms, viruses and toxins in our water systems can result in death, damage …