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An Interdisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Cambridge

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Professor Lisa Hall

Professor Lisa Hall

Department of Chemical Engineering & Technology

Innovation of cheap diagnostics in developing countries.


Biography:

Head of Department of Chemical Engineering and Technology

Professor of Analytical Biotechnology

Diagnostics innovation

The main umbrella of research in the Analytical Biotechnology Group is in heterogeneous analytical systems, with a primary but not exclusive focus on molecular sensors, the latter including both chemical and biological systems.

The activities are concerned with interfacing these systems and/or principles of mechanism and action, with transduction technologies to achieve diagnostic devices and monitoring capability.

This research is directed towards environmental, medical and industrial application, with the group pro-active in responding to and advising industry of existing capability and future direction.

The research project base is designed to achieve a necessary balance between fundamental investigation (blue skies research) and precompetitive application-orientated collaboration with industry. Industrially sponsored research is organised to achieve a truly collaborative format, with active input from all partners and 2-way exchange of expertise, intellectual and commercial invention and development.

Keywords

  • Biosensors
  • Analytical biotechnology
  • Protein engineering