January 04, 2022 Dr. Asghar appeared in a live interview to talk about “The Future of Wearable Health Tech” at Cheddar News https://cheddar.com/media/the-future-of-wearable-health-tech
Fall 2021 Congratulations to Kabir and Bob for passing their PhD dissertations with flying colors!
September 2020 Dr. Asghar Received “NSF CAREER Award”
April 2020 Dr. Asghar Received “Researcher of the Year Award by FAU”
Spring 2020 Mazhar has defended his PhD dissertation with flying colors. You can now call him Dr. Sher
Spring 2020 Shazia and Caner defended their MS thesis with flying colors. Congratulations to both
Spring 2020 Sandhya got the first position in poster presentation on Annual Research Day
February 2020 Congratulations to Kabir for winning ” Graduate Leadership Award, Sandhya for winning “Best Poster Award (PhD)”, Mazhar for honourable mention in “Best TA Award” and Shazia for honourable mention in “Best Poster Award (MS) at 2nd Annual Graduate Academic Excellence Awards 2020.
04/10/2018 Our paper “Circulating tumor cell isolation, culture, and downstream molecular analysis“ is accepted for publication in Biotechnology Advances. Congrats to all contributing authors!
12/01/2017 Our paper “Emerging Technologies for Home-based Semen Analysis” is accepted for publication in Andrology. Congrats to Sydney, Molly and all other contributing authors!
11/21/2017 Congrats to Chad for defending his Thesis with flying colors!
04/25/2017 Our paper “Strategies in Ebola virus disease (EVD) diagnostics at the point of care” is now published online in Critical Reviews in Microbiology. Congrats to Chad and all other contributing authors!
03/21/2017 Asghar-Lab cover by Local 10 News, Miami “FAU researchers study non-invasive option to test for Zika”
03/15/2017 Asghar-Lab cover by NPR RADIO, Miami “Zika Detector Device Being Developed By FAU Researchers”
02/13/2017 Our new paper, “Paper-based analytical devices for clinical diagnosis: recent advances in the fabrication techniques and sensing mechanisms” got accepted in Expert Review of Molecular Diagnostics. Congrats Mazhar, Rachel, and Utkan!
01/11/2017 Article about Dr. Asghar published in The Boca Raton Observer Magazine
10/19/2016 Congrats to Ben Coleman for winning FAU WAVE grant!
08/19/2016 Our paper “Toxicology Study of Single-walled Carbon Nanotubes and Reduced Graphene Oxide in Human Sperm” is accepted for publication in Nature Scientific Reports. Congrats to all contributing authors!
05/11/2016 Dr. Waseem Asghar is awarded an international “Humanity in Science Award“ for the year 2016!
04/15/2016 Our research article ‘Paper and Flexible Substrates as Materials for Biosensing Platforms to Detect Multiple Biotargets’ is placed as one of the top 100 read Scientific Reports articles our to 11,000 papers published in 2015. Congrats to all team members!
03/23/2016 Congrats to Chad and the Team for Best Poster Award for his poster, ” Creation and Authentication of a Safe Ebola Virus Surrogate Using Synthetic Biology” at Sixth Annual Broward Student Research Symposium!
02/15/2016 Our paper “Sperm processing for advanced reproductive technologies: Where are we today?” is accepted for publication in Biotechnology Advances journal. Congrats to Kari and all contributing authors!
02/01/2016 Our paper “Emerging Loop-mediated Isothermal Amplification-based Microchip and Microdevice Technologies for Nucleic Acid Detection” is accepted for publication in ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering. Congrats to Babak and all contributing authors!
12/10/2015 Congrats to Sammy for wining OURI undergrad grant.
08/24/2015 Dr. Aderbal Carlos Oliveira from University of Brasília, Brasília visited our lab and gave an interesting presentation on ” Mossbauer study of stability and growth confinement of magnetic Fe3O4 drug carrier”.
05/28/2015 Our new paper “Engineering cancer microenvironments for in vitro 3-D tumor models”, got accepted in Materials Today.
05/28/2015 Congrats to Chad for winning Graduate Research & Inquiry Program (GRIP) Grant to develop and implement new high throughput Lab-on-a-Chip platforms for disease diagnostics at the point-of-care!
05/21/2015 Sandhya, Noah, Jazmin, Marisa, Reina, and Pamela joined Asghar Lab.
04/10/2015 Dr. Asghar received FAU 2015 Mentoring Award.
04/09/2015 Congrats Luiz for winning Office of Undergraduate Research and Inquiry grant.
04/03/2015 Luiz presented his cancer research on 5th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium.
03/13/2015 Big Congrats to Chad for Best Poster Award at FAU Annual GPSA Research Day.
03/01/2015 Luiz Fernando, Welcome to Asghar-Lab! He is undergrad senior with double major in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.
01/28/2015 Our paper “Paper and Flexible Substrates as Materials for Biosensing Platforms to Detect Multiple Biotargets” has been accepted for publication in Scientific Reports. Congrats to all authors!
12/11/2014 We presented our work on CD4 capture at IEEE EMBS Micro and Nanotechnology in Medicine Conference, Oahu, Hawaii
10/20/2014 Chad Coarsey, Welcome to Asghar-Lab! He is starting his MS in Bioengineering in Spring 2015
10/01/2014 Kari Rappa, Welcome to Asghar-Lab! She is doing MS in Bioengineering
09/01/2014 Dr. Asghar joined FAU from Harvard. Welcome to FAU