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Congrats to Kelley group alumni!

Thu, 27 Jul 2017

Three Kelley group members are off to exciting new positions at Stanford, McGill, and UNAM

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Kelley group research recognized with ACS Nanoscience Award

Wed, 17 May 2017

Our work on biointerfaced nanomaterials was recently recognized with the ACS Inorganic Nanoscience Award.

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Publication in Nature Nanotechnology showcases our new rare cell profiling technology

Mon, 21 Nov 2016

Magnetic ranking cytometry: a new method for rare cell characterization.

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

Mon, 15 Aug 2016

In a Nature paper published this month, the gold nanostructured microelectrodes (NMEs) developed in our group were shown to promote high levels of carbon dioxide reduction.

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

Mon, 06 Jun 2016

A study led by Biochemistry Ph.D. student Simon Wisnovsky leveraged mitochondria-specific chemical probes developed in the Kelley group to screen for new proteins with mitochondrial function.  By looking at the synergistic activity of chemical probes...

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

Wed, 02 Mar 2016

Cancer cells, and in particular those found circulating in blood, can have widely varying phenotypes and molecular profiles despite a common origin.  New methods are needed that can deconvolute the heterogeneity of cancer cells and sort small numbers...

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Kelley group research recognized with Brockhouse Canada Prize

Thu, 18 Feb 2016

The Brockhouse Canada Prize for Interdisciplinary Research in Science and Engineering recognizes outstanding Canadian teams of researchers from different disciplines who have combined their expertise to produce achievements of outstanding international si...

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Technologies developed by the Kelley group recognized with the 2016 SLAS Innovation Award

Wed, 27 Jan 2016

Technologies developed by the Kelley group recognized with the 2016 SLAS Innovation Award

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Article on Kelley group sensing work published in Scientific American

Tue, 20 Oct 2015

Article on Kelley group sensing work published in Scientific American

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Chip for transplant markers appears in Science Advances, featured in C&E News, Scientific American

Fri, 28 Aug 2015

Rapid assay for lung transplant markers published in Science Advances, featured in C&E News and GenomeWeb

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

Mon, 01 Jun 2015

Electrochemical analysis of circulating nucleic acids in cancer patients published in Nature Chemistry

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New tumour cell sorting device reported in Angewandte Chemie, featured in Science

Wed, 05 Nov 2014

New work in the Kelley group was published today detailing a device that not only captures circulating tumor cells in blood, but also sorts them into discrete subpopulations depending on levels of surface markers.

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Kelley laboratory featured on BBC Radio

Sat, 20 Sep 2014

The BBC Radio program The Forum recorded a session on the Challenges of Nanoscience and featured the work of the Kelley Lab on bimolecular detection using nanomaterials.

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

Tue, 01 Apr 2014

Genome Canada, the Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation, and Xagenic Inc. will support research in the Kelley Labs with $6M in grant funding; a low-cost, instrument free testing solution will be developed for rapid diagnosis of infectious disease.

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Kelley group publishes review in ACS Chemical Biology

Fri, 21 Feb 2014

A review of the field of mitochondrial drug delivery and probes for mitochondrial chemical biology was published in ACS Chemical Biology (link).  The lead author, Sae Rin Jean, is a second-year Ph.D. student in the Chemistry graduate program....

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ACS Nano publishes study of proximal bacterial lysis and detection

Fri, 09 Aug 2013

A study led by Biomedical Engineering Ph.D. student Justin Besant focused on a device that can lyse and detect bacterial cells

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Solution-based circuit approach published in Nature Communications

Wed, 12 Jun 2013

An effort spearheaded by Chemistry Ph.D. student Brian Lam to build a highly multiplexed chip for pathogen detection was published by Nature Communications.

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Kelley lab awarded CHRP grant

Mon, 22 Apr 2013

The Kelley lab was awarded a Collaborative Health Research Project (CHRP) grant from NSERC and CIHR for a project that will develop a rapid method for the profiling of lung transplant markers that can predict patient outcomes.  The project is a colla...

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Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal Awarded

Sat, 20 Apr 2013

Shana Kelley has been awarded a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal....

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

Tue, 16 Apr 2013

Doxorubicin, a commonly-used anticancer agent, typically causes damage within cells via its ability to disrupt the function of nuclear topoisomerase.  Targeting this drug to the mitochondria instead allows the drug to maintain activity, but with toxi...

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