Our primary research focus is on the development, clinical translation and commercialization of microfluidic devices and systems for high-throughput cells separation with applications in transfusion medicine, cellular therapies, and other fields.  We are particularly interested in developing scalable technologies that can reduce the cost and increase availability of life-saving treatments for underserved patients worldwide.

Researcher position available!

We are looking for a self-motivated, detail-oriented Researcher to support research and development of highly innovative microfluidic technologies for cell separation with applications in blood transfusion and cellular therapies funded by NIH, NSF and CPRIT.  For additional description of current research projects email Prof. Shevkoplyas.

Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering, or a closely related field, and at least 1 year of subsequent research experience. Preferred Skills:  Blood handling, separation of erythrocytes, leukocytes, platelets, and plasma from whole blood.  Working knowledge of cell culture, flow cytometry, and digital microscopy.  Familiarity with cell-based motility and cytotoxicity assays, ELISA and other common biochemical assays.  Ability to acquire new technical skills, independent problem-solving, and dependable writing skills.

To apply, follow this link: Job Description – Researcher 2 Nat Phys Science (STA008776) (taleo.net)