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Takayama Lab:

Using tunable nanofluidic systems, synthetic neutrophil extracellular traps (NETs) are developed and studied for their antibacterial properties. 

Left: SEM micrograph of synthesized NETs. 

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Solomon Lab:

The biomechanical properties of bacterial and microbial biofilms are studied to better understand their structural characteristics and microenvironment. 

Left: CLSM image of Staphylococcus epidermidis movement in fibrin network. 

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Yau Lab:

Studies aim at developing electrochemical devices for rapid ultrasensitive bacterial detection. Enzymatic field-effect transistors or nanoparticle based sensors are developed to detect bloodstream infections. 

Left: Schematic of enzymatic electrochemical detection of Escherichia coli. 

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