News Archives
2014
January 21, 2014 - MEDIC attracts the attention of NIH as potential tool for personalized medicine. [click for link]
January 2014 - Professor Soh is inducted as a fellow to American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE). [click for press release]
January 2014 - Nature Magazine highlights our work on real-time biosensors. [click for link]
2013
December 2013 - Our MEDIC technology is showcased on Healthline.com. [click for link]
December 2013 - Chemical and Engineering News highlights our MEDIC technology, calling it "clever with a capital C." [click for link]
November 2013 - Read about Royal Society of Chemistry's highlight of our MEDIC platform. [click for link]
November 2013 - Science Magazine highlights Dr. Scott Ferguson's article which made the cover of Science Translational Medicine. [click for link]
September 2013 - Our work in aptamer generation is highlighted in Nature Methods. [click for link]
Dr. Seung Soo Oh is awarded the prestigious Baxter Young Investigator Award for Postdoctoral Fellows. [click for link]
Spring 2013 - Mr. Peter Mage wins the UCSB Grad Slam Challenge. [click for video] or [more info]
2012
November 29, 2012 - Dr. Allen Yang's work on cell sorting is highlighted by Chemical & Engineering News. [click for link]
Ms. Faye Fong is awarded the prestigious California Institute of Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) fellowship for pre-doctoral students. [click for link]
Professor Soh participates in a round-table discussion on industry-academia collaborations with Senator Diane Feinstein (D: California). [click for photo]
April 11, 2012 - Angewandte Chemie publishes a press release about Dr. Kuangwen Hsieh's work on real-time electrochemical detection. [click for link]
Mr. Seung Soo Oh (Doctoral student in Materials) wins the Silver Medal at the MRS Student Award Competition in San Francisco.
Dr. Kuangwen Hsieh (postdoctoral fellow in Mechanical Engineering) wins the Whitaker International Scholar Award.
Scott Ferguson wins the Best Ph.D. Thesis Award in the Department of Mechanical Engineering.
Professor Soh receives the 2012 Humboldt Research Fellowship. [click for link]
2011
November 28, 2011 - NIH awards a U54 Center grant led by Professor Soh. [click for link]
August 1, 2011 - Dr. Scott Ferguson's work on the MIMED detection system is highlighted by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). [click for link]
June 17, 2011 - Mr. Seung Soo Oh (Doctoral student in Materials Department) is a grand challenge finalist at the 12th annual UC Systemwide Bioengineering Symposium.
June 3, 2011 - Dr. Allen Yang is awarded the prestigious Otis Williams Fellowship. [click for link]
May 2011 - Dr. Scott Ferguson's work on H1N1 Detection is highlighted by C&EN. [click for link]
May 2011 - A team from the Soh Laboratory lead by Scott Ferguson, Jinpeng Wang and Qiang Gong wins the 12th Annual UC Santa Barbara New Venture Competition.   [click for press release]
May 2011 - Mr. Seung Soo Oh (Doctoral student in Materials Department) receives the UCSB Dissertation Fellowship.
May 2011 - Mr. Jinpeng Wang's (Doctoral student in Mechanical Engineering Department) publication, "Selection of Phage-displayed Peptides on Live Adherent Cells in Microfluidic Channels," is published in PNAS and highlighted in Nature. [click for link]
April 2011 - Professor Soh receives the NIBIB Edward C. Nagy Lectureship (Bethesda, MD).
2010

UCSB Research-Doctorate Programs ranked highly by National Research Council - Materials Department, ranked #1 in all categories, Mechanical Engineering ranks in Top 10 in the nation.

Minseon Cho awarded prestigeous Otis Williams Fellowship.
Professor Soh invited Plenary Speaker at NanoBioTech Conference, Montreux, Switzerland Nov. 2010.
Professor Soh awarded Guggenheim Fellowship.
USC/UCSB collaboration lead by Rich Roberts and H. Tom Soh wins the NIH Director's TR01 Award.
2009
Integrated Microfluidic Electrochemical DNA Sensor is highlighted in Analytical Chemistry.
Yi Xiao's work on the Triple-Stem SNP probe is highlighted in two publications: Angewandte Chemie International Edition and in ChemBioChem.
The Controlling Selection Stringency of Phage Display article is highlighted in the Chemical Technology publication of the Royal Society of Chemistry. [click here for the article]

The Real - Time Cocaine Detection article is highlighted in Nature Chemistry. [click here for the article]

Congratulations to Scott Ferguson (Ph.D. student) for winning the Best TA in Mechanical Engineering ! !

Nature Publishing company writes commentary about the PNAS article in its Sci-Biz section. [click here to go to publication's page]
Prof. Soh wins the ALA Innovator Award. [click here to go to the press release]
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