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The Diagnostic Systems research group consolidates in-depth theoretical and practical know-how ranging from areas such immuno-, molecular- and cellular diagnostics, to instrumental analytics and bio-sensor development, as well as compound and phyto extract activity screening. Together with the Institute of Systems Engineering and the Institute of Information Systems our research group conceptualizes, designs and develops innovative automation and miniaturization solutions to bio-analytical challenges.

The DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEMS (DXS) research group consolidates in-depth theoretical and practical know-how ranging from areas such immuno-, molecular- and cellular diagnostics, to instrumental analytics and bio-sensor development, including microfluidics and digital / data processing.

Together with the Institute of Systems Engineering and the Institute of Information Systems our research group conceptualizes, designs, and develops innovative automation and miniaturization solutions to bio-analytical challenges.

The Diagnostic Systems Research Group focuses on four innovation domains:

Research areas

The Diagnostic Systems Research Group focuses on four innovation domains:

Point-of-care (POC) diagnostics

  • Point-of-care (POC) diagnostics & Lab-on-a-chip devices
  • Miniaturized, portable or wearable sensor systems
  • Efficient sampling & functionality integration
  • Sophisticated capture molecules & detection systems
  • Remote access & data management

Cellular systems

  • Bioavailability (e.g. intestinal transport)
  • Bioactivity (e.g. anti-inflammatory, anti-infectious)
  • Biocompatibility (e.g. biopolymers)
  • 3D models (e.g. cell-scaffold interactions)
  • Microphysiological systems (MPS)

Molecular diagnostics

  • PCR or other amplification/detection methods
  • Gene expression & HT-sequencing
  • Pathogen identification & typing
  • Immunoassays (e.g. fluorescence, ECL-based)
  • Multivariate, multiplex (e.g. microarrays, DNA-chips)
  • Cell-free DNA testing

Médical devices & sensors 

  • Microfluidics
  • Drug-delivery systems
  • Data acquisition & processing
  • Neuroscience
  • Sensor functionalizations

Senior researchers

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