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26 February 2009 Lab Meeting Agenda

  • Status: compressed air and vacuum. Happening NOW.

Bioanalyzer - 2nd training March 3 9:30am
Pressure sensor - quoted $325 SP70A or $1000+ SP70D, returning old one for them to look

† Announcements

  • MicroTAS abstracts.


† Flu R01

  • Modified Schedule this week.
  • Plaque Assay.


† SEPSIS Project

  • Submitted to Integrative Biology.

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†RNA project

  • Samples Sent?
  • New proposal with Fraunhofer for food.


† COBRA

  • Mark- Control circuit - done, need to be tested.
  • Integration test from here forward.

- Direct measurement with engineered SERS substrate.

  • Test with engineered SERS substrates
  • Flu Concentration and Cleaning. Kit, UCentrifuge, Quote from Beckmann.
    • benchtop or floor models searched, price range 32K+, waiting on quote.


  • Substrates (JZ)

- Try glass fixture.
- magnets hold Teflon substrate in place and make sure they sink
- they crack as soon as left dry
- nanopatterned COP provides access to repeatable morphology
- Engineered COP substrate?

  • Colloid experiment.

- Do Rhodamine.

    • ordered

-Need a size specific positive control. PS beads? charged?

    • 1um unmodified, undiluted PS beads give distinctive spectrum on Ranjith's substrate
    • co-evaporating diluted PS beads didn't give a signal: difficulty in locating concentrated particles


† Valve Array/Valve building.

  • Parts arrived.
  • Writing a new control interface.


† Fraunhofer: LOAC

  • Paper drafting!


† Biointerfaces group


  • Final experiments were done.
  • counting the number of trapped cells
  • adding experimental results in the draft paper.


† CIMIT- Colson Grant

  • IRB still in revision.


† PCR

  • Developed a new protocal for PCR coating
  • Simulaons of DNA chain model are running (60 beads).


† RCA

  • Cathie submitted One pager Whitepaper. Waiting for response.


† HDA

  • Large volume filling and valve tested.
  • Design issue - whole integration or assemble parts (SPE & HDA chamber)


† Senior project

  • Megan
  • FEP Teflon film arrived.
  • Cutter plotter prototype to be soon bonded.
  • Now has access to 3" wafers from MCK.


† F31: Cochlea

  • Cell/matrix paper blocking controls. Likely final questions... when is Decorin up/down regulated--- is there an association between fibronectin and actin cytoskeletons during regeneration? Obtained feedback on culture paper.


† Silica Optimization (Lambda):

  • try another color DNA dye.
  • UPDATE The invitrogen Nucleic Acid Stains Dimer Sampler Kit was ordered on Tuesday

http://www.invitrogen.com/site/us/en/home/References/Molecular-Probes-The-Handbook/Nucleic-Acid-Detection-and-Genomics-Technology/Nucleic-Acid-Stains.html

  • reading about all the different stains to

Specifically buy http://products.invitrogen.com:80/ivgn/en/US/adirect/invitrogen?cmd=catProductDetail&entryPoint=adirect&productID=N7565&messageType=catProductDetail


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