Duke University, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

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Position ID:Duke-MEMS-ACOUSTIC [#14046, 50037866]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Position
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27701, United States [map]
Subject Area: Engineering / Mechanical Engineering
Appl Deadline:2019/07/22 deleted (posted 2019/07/15, listed until 2019/07/22)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The candidate is expected to develop an acoustofluidic-enhanced electrochemical detection unit for multiplexed, accurate analysis of alzelmer’s disease (AD) exosomal biomarkers (detection limit: <5 µg protein equivalent). In particular, he/she will (1) develop an acoustofluidic-enhanced electrochemical detection unit and validate its performance on detecting exosomal cargo proteins and miRNAs; and (2) use it to detect AD biomarker.

Education/Training: Ph.D. in engineering or chemistry. Experience: >5 years experience in analytical chemistry. Skills: Microfluidics, bioanalysis.

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Further Info:
Duke University
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science
Box 90300
Durham, NC 27708

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