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Regenerative Medicine
Last Updated Date: 03/17/2015

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

Development of Enhanced mRNA Amplification using Microfluidics
Last Updated Date: 03/12/2015

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

Fluid Suspensions & Emulsions
Last Updated Date: 02/06/2015

We are trying to help take colloidal rheology understanding beyond uniformly charged spheres to particles with more complex interactions, through … more

MEMS Measurement Science and Standards
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

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

Multiplexed Detectorless Electrophoresis
Last Updated Date: 01/14/2015

The ability to acquire large amounts of high quality data very rapidly is increasingly important for progress in the biological sciences. … more

Controlling Microfluidic Cell Culture Environments
Last Updated Date: 01/14/2015

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

COMPLETED: Polymer Formulations
Last Updated Date: 04/17/2014

Our goal is to develop combinatorial and high-throughput measurement approaches for rapid characterization of the structure and phase behavior of … more

Digital PCR
Last Updated Date: 04/26/2013

Digital PCR (dPCR) is a method used to quantify nucleic acids (DNA, RNA, cDNA). At NIST we are using microfluidic and emulsion-based dPCR … more

Improved Benchtop Connectivity to Complex Microfluidic Devices
Last Updated Date: 10/10/2012

Despite their promise to enable high-throughput science and discovery, microfluidic devices have not yet been broadly adopted. An important … more

Inkjet Gravimetry
Last Updated Date: 10/02/2012

Gravimetric and optical methods were developed to assure quantitative deposition of compounds from nano-dispense devices onto the surfaces of … more

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