The overarching theme of our research program is the development of novel molecules and devices enabling biological activities to be measured in new ways.  The projects underway involve aspects of diverse disciplines ranging from biomolecular chemistry, molecular biology, and cell 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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  • New tumour cell sorting device reported in Angewandte Chemie, featured in Science

    Wed, 05 Nov 2014

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  • Kelley laboratory featured on BBC Radio

    Sat, 20 Sep 2014

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  • Kelley lab receives $6M in funding for work on low-cost infectious disease testing

    Tue, 01 Apr 2014

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  • Kelley group publishes review in ACS Chemical Biology

    Fri, 21 Feb 2014

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  • ACS Nano publishes study of proximal bacterial lysis and detection

    Fri, 09 Aug 2013

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  • Solution-based circuit approach published in Nature Communications

    Wed, 12 Jun 2013

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  • Kelley lab awarded CHRP grant

    Mon, 22 Apr 2013

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  • Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal Awarded

    Sat, 20 Apr 2013

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  • Kelley Lab study of mitochondrially-targeted doxorubicin published in ACS Chemical Biology

    Tue, 16 Apr 2013

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