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At the Lal Nano-bio-imaging and Devices Laboratory, we have two large thrusts in basic science and technology development centered on our expertise in biological imaging with atomic force microscope (AFM). with addtional interest in nanotechnology development in support of biomedical sciences.

In the past we have used the AFM-based multi modality imaging and functional mapping to study protein misfolding, cell-cell and cell-surroundings interactions. We also hope to further improve upon AFM design and application. By these efforts our goal is make AFM a common-place technology useful in the study of normal and pathophysiology, formation of preventive strategies, and characterization of therapeutics among other things.

Professor Lal








Recent Announcements

  • Summer Students We welcome summer undergraduate students: Siddartha Akkiraju and Joseph Bugbee to the lab.
    Posted Jul 2, 2014, 5:31 PM by Alexander Mo
  • Summer Paper Release In a perfect alignment of collective writing and productivity, many of our lab mates have published 5 papers in the last month.Preston Landon and Alexander Mo have published on ...
    Posted Jul 5, 2014, 6:16 PM by Alexander Mo
  • Paper Our latest work with amyloid patheogenesis is published in in Chemical Society Reviews with contributions by Fernando Arce and Srinivasan Ramachandran.  It can be found here.
    Posted Apr 9, 2014, 6:21 PM by Alexander Mo
  • Candidacy Congratulations to Alexander Mo for passing his senate exam.  He advances to Candidacy in the Materials Science and Engineering Program!  He will continue his work on drug delivery particles
    Posted Apr 9, 2014, 6:17 PM by Alexander Mo
  • March paper trio Its spring and that means more papers have been published!  Congratulations to Laura ConnellyBrian Meckes,  and Alan Gilman, on their paper in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces describing a system ...
    Posted Mar 28, 2014, 4:03 PM by Alexander Mo
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