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Rashid Bashir

Dean of the Grainger College of Engineering

Additional Campus Affiliations

Dean, Grainger College of Engineering
W. W. Grainger Chair, Bioengineering
Professor, Bioengineering
Professor, Mechanical Science and Engineering
Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
Professor, Materials Research Lab
Professor, Health Care Engineering Systems Center, Coordinated Science Lab
Professor, Biomedical and Translational Sciences
Department Affiliate, Molecular and Integrative Physiology
Professor, Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology
Professor, Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology
Professor, National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA)

Recent Publications

Jankelow, A., Chen, C. L., Cowell, T. W., Espinosa de los Monteros, J., Bian, Z., Kindratenko, V., Koprowski, K., Darsi, S., Han, H. S., Valera, E., & Bashir, R. (Accepted/In press). Multiplexed electrical detection of whole viruses from plasma in a microfluidic platform. Analyst, 149(4), 1190-1201.

Le, L. T. P., Nguyen, A. H. Q., Phan, L. M. T., Ngo, H. T. T., Wang, X., Cunningham, B., Valera, E., Bashir, R., Taylor-Robinson, A. W., & Do, C. D. (2024). Current smartphone-assisted point-of-care cancer detection: Towards supporting personalized cancer monitoring. TrAC - Trends in Analytical Chemistry, 174, Article 117681.

Lim, J., Zhou, S., Baek, J., Kim, A. Y., Valera, E., Sweedler, J., & Bashir, R. (2024). A Blood Drying Process for DNA Amplification. Small, 20(11), Article 2307959.

Bashir, R., & Ganguli, A. (2023). Biomarker detection from fluid samples. (U.S. Patent No. 11732293).

Bashir, R., & Venkatesan, B. M. (2023). Nanopore sensors for biomolecular characterization. (U.S. Patent No. 11698359).

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