Category Archive: Grants

Dec 05

Rapid CoVID-19 Antigen Test Funded

Our rapid CoVID-19 saliva-based test using an off-the-shelf glucometer was recently funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) under the Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADx) program. Read more about our exciting work here.

Apr 08

Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP) Funded

Our proposal with Professors Mercier and Rebeiz to setup a “Near-Zero Power Wireless Internet-of-Things Testing” facility at UCSD was funded by the Office of Naval Research (ONR)! Read more about it here, here, and here.

Mar 06

NIH R21 funded and featured in the news

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) funded our research on using magnetic sensors to non-invasively monitor both protein and microRNA biomarkers to detect complications in pregnancy. Read more about it here.

Aug 10

NIH Grant for Opioid Sensor

The BioEE group along with Qualcomm Institute’s CARI Therapeutics were awarded an NIH grant to work on an opioid sensor. Read more about it here.

Aug 01

Qualcomm Fellowship

Xiahan and the BioEE group were awarded a Qualcomm Fellow-Mentor-Advisor (FMA) Fellowship to work on an giant magnetoresistive bionsensor array for high sensitivity, point-of-care detection. Congratulations Xiahan!

May 02

Cal-BRAIN Grant Awarded

Our proposal titled “Magnetic Monitoring of Neural Activity using Magnetoresistive Nanosensors” was awarded as part of the California BRAIN initiative. Read more about it herehere, and here.

Jan 09


Prof. Hall’s National Science Foundation proposal titled “Ultrasensitive Point-of-Care Diagnostics using Magnetic Biosensors” was selected for an NSF CAREER award! Read more about it herehere, and here.

Jul 28

Qualcomm Institute seed grant awarded

Our proposal titled “Rapid, Ultralow-Cost Multiplexed Point-of-Care (POC) Testing of Infectious Diseases for Global Health” was awarded as part of the CalIt2 Strategic Research Opportunities (CSRO) program. Read more about it here.

Jul 03

CTRI Galvanizing Engineering in Medicine (GEM) seed grant awarded

The BioEE group and Dr. Doug Conrad were awarded a grant to develop a smartphone-based biosensor to monitor pH and pulmonary exacerbation biomarkers in patients with cystic fibrosis (CF). Read more here.

Jun 18

Hellman Foundation Award

Prof. Hall named a 2014-2015 Hellman Fellow! Read more here and here.


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