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Our research is enabled by the following sponsors:

National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) in the National Institutes of Health (NIH)
The Directorate for Engineering and the Directorate for Biological Sciences in the National Science Foundation
The Department of Defense (DoD)
University of Washington Center for Commercialization (C4C), Commercialization Grant
University of Washington Royalty Research Fund
Washington Research Foundation

Below is a list of our current and past sponsored programs:

  • "Analyzing heterogeneity of oncogenic pathway activation in ovarian cancer using a novel, high-throughput plasmonic tweezers array approach," sponsored by DoD through Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research center
  • "A new integrated endoscope system," sponsored by NIH/NIBIB
  • "Nanoscale quantum dot photodetectors with high integratability for nanophotonic integrated circuits," sponsored by NSF ECCS
  • "GOALI: Silicon optoelectronics using colloidal quantum dots - Collaboration between University of Washington and Sharp Laboratories America," sponsored by NSF ECCS
  • "A novel quantum dot sensor," sponsored by UW C4C Commercialization Grant
  • "Optical switches for remote control of cellular activities and cell signaling with high spatial and temporal precision through quantum dots," sponsored by UW Royalty Research Fund
  • "Micro-instrumentation for optical manipulation of biological cells with fine orientation control and low optical intensity," sponsored by NSF Directorate of Biology
  • "DEP-FFF for Separation of DNA," sponsored by Washington Research Foundation
  • "Enabling component technologies for DNA analysis in microfluidic devices," sponsored by UW Technology Gap Innovation Fund
  • "New optical micro-manipulator and micro-rotator," sponsored by NIH/NIBIB
  • "Self-assembled molecular photoresist for fabrication of MEMS and NEMS," sponsored by NSF ECS
  • "Design, modeling, and fabrication of a quantum dot nanophotonic waveguide," sponsored by UW Royalty Research Fund
  • "Quantum dot nanophotonic devices," sponsored by NSF ADVANCE TSP