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Fluorescent microparticles (red and green) flowing along a microchannel partitioned with Matrigel; microparticles do not mix until reaching the outlet (right), where the gel partition disappears.

R. Perez-Castillejos

Assist. Professor

The focus of our research is the development of new approaches to cell and tissue biology based on the use of micro- and nanotechnologies. Our goals include building tissue models that mimic the complexity of the in-vivo cellular microenvironment and fabricating subcellular, cellular, and multicellular probes to interrogate cells. Such biomedical devices and techniques can provide alternatives to experimentation with animals for finding cures to human diseases as well as they can offer new routes to low-cost point-of-care diagnostic devices and high-throughput cell-based assays.

In the Tissue Models Lab (TML) we use technologies, methods, and tools that are at the interface between microelectronics, microfluidics, nanotechnology, and biomedicine.

Dr. Perez-Castillejos about to take off for the ASEE national conference in Indiana to present 3 papers! http://goo.gl/K5O7tV

Last update: June 10th, 2014