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Recertification of Neutral Density SRMs for Regular Spectral Transmittance
Last Updated Date: 06/16/2014

The certification for all SRM neutral density filters expires after two years. We maintain a program to recertify such filters produced by us . … more

Cytomegalovirus Standard Reference Material
Last Updated Date: 06/05/2014

**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: 06/05/2014

BK virus, originally described in 1971 [1],  is a 5kb polyomavirus which shares roughly 75% of its DNA sequence with JC virus.  Nearly 80% of the … more

3D Tissue Scaffolds
Last Updated Date: 05/15/2014

Our goal is to develop advanced measurement tools and standards for measuring scaffold properties and their impact on biological response.  

Web Force-Field (WebFF) - A Smart Force Field Repository for Soft Materials
Last Updated Date: 04/17/2014

As part of our mission to support the Materials Genome Initiative (MGI), we are developing data repositories and tools that support Integrated … more

Computational Tool for Calculating Properties of Complex-Shaped Particles and Polymers
Last Updated Date: 04/16/2014

Many computational programs exist that are being used by industry for predicting properties of polymer composites, but their general predictive … more

Fluid Suspensions & Emulsions
Last Updated Date: 04/16/2014

Our primary interest is protein solution rheology and stability, involving bulk and interfacial properties and complemented by model solution … more

Protein Preservation
Last Updated Date: 04/16/2014

Our goal is to address critical measurement issues that exist regarding chemical and physical stability of biomacromolecules (proteins and DNA) in … more

Storage stability of Freeze-Dried Proteins
Last Updated Date: 04/15/2014

We are resolving critical measurement issues that prevent researchers from reliably predicting the chemical and physical storage stability of … more

Advanced Materials Metrology
Last Updated Date: 02/07/2014

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

Development of Reference Methods and Reference Materials for the Determination of Hormones in Human Serum
Last Updated Date: 01/08/2014

Hormones are chemical messengers that regulate many life functions, and deviations from normal levels can indicate serious health problems. … more

Fatty Acids in Human Serum and Plasma Quality Assurance Program
Last Updated Date: 01/07/2014

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS) have … more

Resonating Platforms for Nanomaterial Analysis
Last Updated Date: 12/19/2013

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

Monoclonal Antibody MS Libraries
Last Updated Date: 10/21/2013

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is developing a mass spectral library of all identifiable components derived from the digestion … more

Microcalorimetry of biopharmaceuticals
Last Updated Date: 09/19/2013

We are using calorimetry to probe several key aspects of biopharmaceuticals related to safety and efficacy. Microcalorimetry can be used to … more

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