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Resonating Platforms for Nanomaterial Analysis
Last Updated Date: 12/16/2014

Our goal is to develop quartz crystal microbalance (QCM) instrumentation and advanced oscillators with enhanced sensitivity to … more

Advanced Materials Metrology
Last Updated Date: 12/12/2014

In this project we measure the fundamental electrical properties of materials from bulk to nanoscale from 1 MHz to 0.3 THz. Understanding the … more

MEMS Measurement Science and Standards
Last Updated Date: 12/12/2014

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

Thermodynamics of Enzyme-catalyzed Reactions
Last Updated Date: 12/08/2014

To develop the thermodynamic data and methodology required for effective bioprocess engineering.

HDX-MS for Biopharmaceutical Analysis
Last Updated Date: 12/08/2014

This project applies hydrogen/deuterium exchange mass spectrometry (HDX-MS) for determining the dynamical structure of therapeutic antibodies, … more

Cytomegalovirus Standard Reference Material
Last Updated Date: 12/08/2014

**Update** As of the Summer of 2013, we discontinued distribution of SRM 2366 Cytomegalovirus (CMV) for DNA Measurements. In April of 2014, … more

Certification of a Standard Reference Material for BK viral load
Last Updated Date: 12/05/2014

BK virus (BKV), originally described in 1971 [1],  is a 5kb polyomavirus which shares roughly 75% of its DNA sequence with JC virus (JCV).  Nearly … more

Biomagnetic Imaging Standards and Microsystems
Last Updated Date: 12/02/2014

The Magnetics Group's program in biomagnetic imaging standards and microsystems develops calibration standards and new types of magnetic contrast … more

Nanoparticle Measurements and Standards for Biomedical Applications and Health
Last Updated Date: 12/01/2014

Our goal is to develop certified reference materials, standard test methods, measurements, and critical data for the physicochemical … more

Bioimaging
Last Updated Date: 12/01/2014

Our goal is to develop methods and materials for imaging-based characterization of molecular signatures that occur during cellular proliferation, … more

Controlling Microfluidic Cell Culture Environments
Last Updated Date: 12/01/2014

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

Development of Enhanced mRNA Amplification using Microfluidics
Last Updated Date: 12/01/2014

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

Standards for Immuno-Histochemical Imaging: A Biomarker Protein Expression Chip
Last Updated Date: 12/01/2014

Immunohistochemistry (IHC) is used to visualize antigens in tissue sections by specific antigen-antibody interactions, an advantage over … more

Protection Against Ionizing Radiation in Extreme Radiation-Resistant Microorganisms
Last Updated Date: 12/01/2014

We measured the levels of modified DNA bases following ?-irradiation of the halophilic archaeon, Halobacterium sp. str. NRC-1. In this first study … more

Development of SRMs for Serum Proteomics
Last Updated Date: 12/01/2014

Serum proteomics, the detection and measurement of as many proteins in a serum sample as possible, could be an important element of personalized … more

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