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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 algae biodiesel Dielectric characterization
Developing process control for algae biofuel feedstocks
Kirby Lab microfluidics nanofluidics cellular analysis Cellular analysis in microdevices
How we use the novel physics at microscale to manipulate and analyze cells
Kirby Lab microfluidics nanofluidics Circulating tumor cell capture
Enabling personalized chemotherapeutics for cancer patients
Kirby Lab microfluidics nanofluidics Student blog
Keeping up with Kirbylab
Kirby Lab dielectrophoresis for studying tuberculosis Tools for learning about drug-resistant tuberculosis
Using dielectrophoresis to rapidly screen microbes
Kirby Lab microfluidics nanofluidics protein refolding in microchips Miniaturizing pharmaceutical discovery
How microscale protein refolding devices accelerate pharmaceutical development
Microfluidics and Nanofluidics in 
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Collaborative work led by Shashi Murthy's group at Northeastern. Imaging of colony growth following microfluidic stem cell enrichment. (see ref here).
Collaborative work led by Shashi Murthy's group at Northeastern. Capture of CD34+ cells (left). CD71+ depletion followed by CD34+ capture (right) (see ref here).
The Clausius-Mossotti factor for Mycobacterium smegmatis measured by use of dielectrophoretic trapping in a microfluidic device (see ref here) with and without ethambutol treatment. The effect of ethambutol on the membrane capacitance is evident.