The Gaborski NanoBio Device Lab conducts applied research at the interface of nanomaterials, biology and imaging. We predominantly work on biomedically inspired projects in three core areas.

Ultrathin membranes

We work with silicon-based membranes as thin as 5 nm for applications ranging from electron microscopy to portable hemodialysis.

Cellular microenvironments

We are building novel co-culture devices to study cell-cell interactions for applications ranging from stem cell differentiation for microarray drug assays.


We are working on low-cost rapid prototyping of microfluidic chanels and pumps for useful devices such as portable blood analyzers.

Please visit our Publications page for a list of recent journal articles


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