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Cornell Micro/Nanofluidics Laboratory
The Micro/Nanofluidics Laboratory, directed by Professor Brian Kirby, is a research group in the Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Cornell University devoted to research on understanding and application of micro- and nanofluidic systems. Microfluidics and nanofluidics describe fluid-mechanical regimes and devices defined by the length scale of the flow channels, the techniques for making the devices, and the dominant physics.

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Kirby Lab microfluidics nanofluidics Environmental sampling
Detecting viral pathogens in complex water systems
Kirby Lab microfluidics nanofluidics algae biodiesel Dielectric characterization
Developing process control for algae biofuel feedstocks
Kirby Lab microfluidics nanofluidics dialysis membranes Laser-microfabrication of nanoporous membranes
Phase separation polymerization allows control of protein transport in microdevices
Kirby Lab microfluidics nanofluidics microchip HPLC Miniaturizing separation technology
How microscale valves enable miniaturized high-pressure liquid chromatography
Kirby Lab microfluidics nanofluidics The zeta potential
How we model and predict electroosmotic phenomena in microdevices
Microfluidics and Nanofluidics in 
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Vishal presents his work at MicroTAS 2009, Jeju, Korea.
Sanger sequencing of the T868A androgen receptor mutation in cancer cells. Top: healthy blood sample shows wild-type androgen receptor. Middle: cancer cell culture shows T868A A-G single point mutation. Bottom: even at 50 cells/mL, cancer cells in blood can be captured by GEDI devices (refs here and here) at a purity such that the mutated form dominates the sequencing data.
Schematic of flow, potental, and charge density at diffuse polymer interfaces (see ref here)
A microfluidic device incorporating laser-polymerized membranes with biosensing.