Research Projects


Biomolecular Sensors

Advances in genomic and proteomic methods now allow classification of disease based on molecular profiling. The detection of a molecular analytes and use of this type of information for disease diagnosis requires methods with superior.…

Read more


Rare / Single Cell Profiling

Our laboratory has developed a new cellular profiling technology – magnetic ranking cytometry – that is a powerful tool for the analysis of rare cells. By labeling cells with magnetic nanoparticles and using microfluidic devices to evaluate….

Read more


Intracellular Molecular Delivery

Controlling the intracellular localization of synthetic molecules is essential for effective drug development. Nonetheless, rational control over intracellular trafficking of small molecules has remained a challenge. The Kelley lab has engineered….

Read more

Biotemplated Nanomaterials

The worlds of biology and semiconductor engineering have traditionally been quite distinct. The spontaneous assembly of biological materials presents a stark contrast to the rational fabrication required for high performance….

Read more