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 > 100 papers that have > 5000 citations.

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  • Nature paper demonstrates record-breaking CO2 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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  • Multi-dimensional approach for cell sorting 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 for transplant markers appears in Science Advances, featured in C&E News, Scientific American

    Fri, 28 Aug 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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