ARC Nanotechnology Network
The BioMEMS Research Group

The BioMEMS Research Group

Name of Group Leader:

Dr Donald Wlodkowic  

Physical Address:

The BioMEMS Research Group
Department of Chemistry
University of Auckland
23 Symonds Street, Building 301
Private Bag 92019
Auckland 1142


+64 9 373 7599 Ext 89171  


+64 9 373 7422  


Nanotechnology Research Programs/Activities:

Living-cell microarrays for integrated cancer cytomics and ultra high-throughput drug screening routines
Integrated dielectrophoretic (DEP) cell immobilisation and trapping technologies
Dielectrophoretic chip-based technologies for manipulation of small model organisms
EmbryoChip technology: microfluidic platforms for developmental and regenerative biology
Portable microflow cytometry (µFCM) for accelerated point-of-care diagnostics
Astrobionics-on-Chip: microfluidic platforms for fundamental biological studies during spaceflight conditions
Development of real-time assays for high-content analysis of programmed cell death

Scale of Nanotechnology Research Effort:


Nanotechnology research facilities:

Biomicrofluidics; Lab-on-a-Chip; microfabrication; computational modelling; real-time multidimensional microscopy; flow and image-based cytometry; microflow cytometry; microflow cell sorting; miniaturised point-of-care diagnostics; ultra high-throughput chip-based drug screening  



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