The overarching theme of our research program is the development of novel molecules and devices enabling biological activities to be measured and manipulated in new ways.  The projects underway involve aspects of diverse disciplines ranging from chemical biology to materials science, biomedical engineering and nanotechnology.

  • Research


    We use molecular probes to study cellular function, and develop devices for biomarker detection...

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  • Publications


    We have published > 140 papers that have > 8000 citations.

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  • Kelley group research recognized with ACS Nanoscience Award

    Wed, 17 May 2017

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  • Publication in Nature Nanotechnology showcases our new rare cell profiling technology

    Mon, 21 Nov 2016

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  • Nature paper demonstrates record-breaking carbon dioxide reduction efficiency with gold NMEs

    Mon, 15 Aug 2016

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  • Our high-throughput screen for novel mitochondrial proteins published in Nature Chemical Biology

    Mon, 06 Jun 2016

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  • A multi-dimensional approach for cell sorting and characterization described in J. Am. Chem. Soc.

    Wed, 02 Mar 2016

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  • Kelley group research recognized with Brockhouse Canada Prize

    Thu, 18 Feb 2016

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  • Article on Kelley group sensing work published in Scientific American

    Tue, 20 Oct 2015

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  • Chip-based analysis of circulating nucleic acids in cancer patients published in Nature Chemistry

    Mon, 01 Jun 2015

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