Di Carlo Microfluidics
UCLA Di Carlo
News
  • Feb 2017
    • Di Carlo Lab alum and current CSO of Vortex Biosciences wins the prestigious SLAS 2017 Innovation Award ! Congrats to Elodie and all past and present contributors to the Vortex technology! News Release.
  • Feb 2017
    • Harsha successfully completes his PhD defense presentation!
  • Jan 2017
    • Janay successfully completes her PhD defense presentation!
  • Dec 2016
    • Di Carlo Lab members attend the IEEE Micro and Nanotechnology in Medicine conference on the Big Island of Hawaii (Co-chaired by Prof. Di Carlo).
  • March 2016
    • Soroush's and Hamed's paper on particle spacing in inertial flows is featured as a Focus of Fluids highlight! Link.
  • February 2016
    • Professor Di Carlo is awarded the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers! News Release.
    • Andy's paper on inducing calcium influx via nanomagnetic forces is published in ACS Nano! Link.
  • January 2016
    • Dr. Dino Di Carlo receives Outstanding Young Investigator Award from Materials Research Society. News Release.
    • Soroush and Hamed's work on particle spacing in inertial flows is published in the Journal of Fluid Mechanics. Link.
    • James's paper on large CTC capture using Vortex technology is published in Oncotarget! Link.
  • December 2016
    • Manjima's paper on high efficiency CTC trapping is published in Biomicrofluidics! Link.
  • October 2015
    • Professor Di Carlo is awarded the 2015 Pioneers of Miniaturization Lectureship, sponsored by Lab on a Chip and Corning Incorporated and supported by the Chemical and Biological Microsystems Society. Link
    • Harsha and Westbrook give podium presentations at MicroTAS 2015 in Gyeongju, Korea! Janay, James, and Ivan present posters.
    • Jerry Wu's paper on software-aided design and fabrication of micro-scaled complex particles is published in Advanced Materials! Link
  • September 2015
    • Congrats to Dr. James Che on earning his PhD and starting at Vortex Biosciences!
  • August 2015
    • Congrats to Dr. Coleman Murray on earning his PhD!
  • June 2015
    • Westbrook’s collaborative work with Prof. Tatiana Segura and post-doctoral scholar Don Griffin on microporous annealed particle (MAP) gels for accelerated wound healing is published in Nature Materials! Link.
      Tempo Theraapeutics recently spun out to commercialize the technology.
  • April 2015
    • Our collaborative work with former post-doc and current faculty at RPI Dr. Aram Chung is published in Nature Communications! Link
    • Manjima presents at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting in Philadelphia!
  • March 2015
    • Dr. Di Carlo is admitted as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC)!
    • Anja’s paper on engineering cortical neuron polarity is published in ACS Nano! Link
  • December 2014
    • Peter’s paper on flexible and stretchable micromagnet arrays is published in Advanced Materials! Link
  • November 2014
    • Our collaborative work on inertial flow transformations using micro pillar sequences, led by Baskar Ganapathysubramanian’s group is published in Lab on a chip! Link. The work made use of our uFlow software developed by Keegan uFlow Download Page
  • October 2014
    • Westbrook, Keegan, Donghyuk, Jerry, James, Ivan and Professor Di Carlo present at MicroTAS 2014 in San Antonio, Oct. 26-30
  • June 2014
    • Professor Di Carlo is selected to receive the Young Innovator Award given by the journal Analytical Chemistry and the Chemical and Biological Microsystems Society! Link
    • Our updated review on Inertial Microfluidics is available online. Link
    • CytoVale, commercializing deformability cytometry technology from the lab, raises Series A funding and is looking to hire. Link
    • Patrick, Aram, and Westbrook’s paper on sugar additives in droplet microfluidics published in Langmuir! Link
  • May 2014
    • Our collaborative work on creating complex shaped fibers, led by Howard Stone’s group is published in Advanced Materials! The work made use of our uFlow software developed by Keegan uFlow Download Page
    • Aram’s work on focusing particles is used in a microfluidic flow cytometer – see collaborative paper published in Small led by Eric Chiou’s group. Link
  • April 2014
    • Ivan’s paper in collaboration with Aydogan Ozcan’s group is published in Scientific Reports! Link
  • February 2014
    • Our review on single-cell analysis led by Westbrook is published in Current Opinion in Biotechnology. Link
    • Peter’s paper on patterning stiffness at a subcellular level published in Advanced Materials. Link
  • January 2014
    • Jaideep and Derek’s paper on fast fluid exchange around cells published in Analytical Chemistry. Link
  • November 2013
    • Congratulations to James Che and the Vortex team for winning the CHEMINAS Young Researcher Poster Award at MicroTAS!
    • Henry and Danny's paper published in Science of Translational Medicine! Link
    • Andrew and Jaideep's paper published in Lab on a Chip! Link
    • James, Albert, and Derek's paper published in PLoS ONE! Link
    • Breakout Labs Funds CytoVale, commercializing mechanophenotyping technology Press Release, Article
    • Prof. Di Carlo appointed to Lab on a Chip Editorial Advisory Board. Link
    • Congratulations to Dr. Masaeli on a successful thesis defense!
    • Congratulations to the newly minted Dr. Weaver for passing his defense!
  • October 2013
    • Vortex isolation of circulating tumor cells work by Elodie, Derek, and James was selected as a HOT article in Lab Chip. Link
    • Jaideep’s article on hydropipetting highlighted in the Lab on a Chip blog. Link
  • September 2013
    • Jaideep's paper selected as HOT article in Lab on a Chip blog. Link
  • August 2013
    • Elodie, Derek, and James's paper accepted to Lab on a Chip. Link to paper.
    • Congratulations to Derek and Jaideep for winning the top prize in the NIH DEBUT challenge! Link
  • July 2013
    • uFlow, the CAD package for designing inertial microfluidic devices, has now been released! Read more about it in our software section.
    • New paper on hydrodynamic cell stretching in Lab on a Chip. Congratulations to Jaideep, Danny, and Henry! Link.
  • May 2013
    • Hamed's paper published in Nature Communications. Link to article. UCLA News Link.
    • Congratulations to Aram! He received the 2013 Chancellor's Award for Postdoctoral Research. UCLA News
    • Congratulations to Derek Go for winning the Dean's Prize at the UCLA Science Poster day. Link
  • April 2013
    • Congratulations to Aram! He will be joining the Mechanical, Aerospace and Nuclear Engineering Department at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) as an assistant professor!
    • Aram's paper: "Microstructure induced local helical vortices allow single-stream and long-term inertial focusing" published in Lab on a Chip. Link to article />
  • March 2013
  • January 2013
    • Deformability Cytometry selected for JALA Ten: Top ten technology of 2012, "Highlighting significant breakthorughs acorss the intersection of automation, diagnostics, therapeutics, imaging, manufacturing, and beyond." Link to article. UCLA News Link.
    • Albert & Dunni's review paper: "Microfluidic sample preparation for diagnostic cytopathology" published in Lab on a Chip. Link to article
  • December 2012
    • Aram's paper:"Three dimensional, sheathless, and high-throughput microparticle inertial focusing through geometry-induced secondary flows" published in Small. Link to article
  • November 2012
  • October 2012
    • Peter's paper: "Magnetic nanoparticle-mediated massively parallel mechanical modulation of single-cell behavior" published in Nature Methods. Link to article.
    • Coleman's paper: "Electro-adaptive microfluidics for active tuning of channel geometry using polymer acutators" published in Microfluidics and Nanofluidics. Link to article.
    • Claire's paper: "Label-free enrichment of adrenal cortical progenitor cells using inertial microfluidics" published in PLoS ONE. Link to article.
    • Youtube channel updated!
    • We will be presenting at BMES in Atlanta, Georgia Oct. 24-27
    • We will be presenting at MicroTAS in Okinawa, Japan Oct. 28 - Nov. 1
    • We will be presenting at the American Society of Cytopathology in Las Vegas, Nevada Nov. 2 - Nov. 6
  • September 2012
  • August 2012
    • Westbrook's paper: "Fluid flow induces biofilm formation in Staphylococcus epidermidis polysaccharide intracellular adhesin-positive clinical isolates" published in AEM. Link to article.
  • July 2012
  • June 2012
    • Henry and Westbrook's paper: "Increased asymmetric and multi-daughter cell division in mechanically confined microenvironments" published in PLoS One. Link to article.
  • May 2012
    • Professor Di Carlo was awarded the NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award. See UCLA Engineering News for award information.
  • April 2012
  • March 2012
    • Professor Di Carlo was awarded the U.S. Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Award.  See the U.S. Office of Naval Research release and UCLA Today News on award information.
    • Congratulations to Jaideep Dudani recipient of the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship.
    • Congratulations to Capstone Group - G: Armin Arshi, David Kuo, Robert Lee, Elizabeth Ng, and Andrew Tan on winning the UCLA 2012 Bioengineering Symposium Best Presentation Award. – Link
  • January 2012
    • Albert Mach is selected for Forbes Thirty under Thirty! – Link
  • December 2011
  • October 2011
  • September 2011
    • Professor Di Carlo was awarded the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Young Faculty Award.  See the DARPA release and UCLA Engineering News on award information.
    • We will be attending the MicroTAS annual meeting in Seattle, Washington on October 2-6
    • We will be attending the Biomedical Engineering Society annual meeting in Hartford, Connecticut on October 12-15
  • July 2011
    • Albert's paper selected as HOT article in Lab on a Chip Blog - Link
    • Albert's paper in Lab on a Chip (Selected as Cover Article) is available online – Link
    • Claire's paper in Applied Physics Letters is available online – Link
    • Claire's paper in Biomicrofluidics is available online – Link
    • Videos on Youtube channel updated!
  • June 2011
  • May 2011
    • Congratulations to Jae for winning the Dean's Prize at Science Poster Day! Link
    • Congratulations to Claire! She will be joining the Harvard's Rowland Institute as a Rowland Junior Fellow! UCLA MAE News
  • March 2011
    • Congratulations to Wonhee! He will be joining the Graduate School of Nanoscience and Technology at KAIST University as an assistant professor!
    • Videos on Youtube Channel updated
  • January 2011
    • Claire's paper in Lab on a Chip is available online – Link
    • Westbrook and Shivani’s paper in Lab on a Chip is available online – Link
    • Danny and Westbrook’s paper in Annals of Biomedical Engineering is available online – Link
    • We will be attending LabAutomation 2011 in Palm Springs, CA
  • December 2010
    • Congratulations to Wonhee & Hamed for their publication in PNAS! See the news coverage of this work, Science Daily, The Chemical Engineer, UCLA Newsroom, TCE
    • Congratulations to Westbrook & Shivani for their publication in Lab on a Chip!
    • We will be attending the 2010 Conference on Global Health Diagnostics hosted at UC Berkeley
  • November 2010
  • October 2010
    • Congratulations to Albert Mach for winning the CHEMINAS Young Research Poster Award at MicroTAS 2010!
    • Professor Di Carlo awarded the NIH Director’s New Innovator Award!
      • http://nihroadmap.nih.gov/newinnovator/recipients10.asp
      • The award was created by NIH to “support unusually creative new investigators with highly innovative research ideas at an early stage of their career… The emphasis is on innovation and creativity; and projects that if successful, have potential for significant impact on an important biomedical or behavioral research problem.”
    • Major website update – check out the updated Research Section.
  • September 2010
    • Professor Di Carlo awarded the Wallace H. Coulter Foundation Translational Research Award!
    • Visit our Youtube channel!
    • Professor Di Carlo, Wonhee, Elodie, Danny, Albert, and Claire will be attending MicroTAS 2010!
    • Hamed, Henry, and Westbrook will be attending BMES 2010!