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3D-Printing

Microfluidics for Cell-Based Analysis
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African Sleeping Sickness

Building biosensors and identifying glucose uptake inhibitors as potential therapeutics
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Angiogenesis

Targeting the role of the anthrax toxin receptor CMG2 in treating cancer and eye disease
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News

  • March 31, 2022: The Christensen Lab is seeking up to two new undergraduate research assistants. Apply here.
  • March 31, 2022: Top 25 Paper in Nature Communications
    We are delighted to announce that your article "Spatially and optically tailored 3D printing for highly miniaturized and integrated microfluidics" was one of the most read Nature Communications articles in physics in 2021.
    The journal published more than 7,300 papers in 2021, so your article's position is a great achievement and your contribution is valuable to the research community. You may access the full list of Top 25 articles across other main Nature Communications research areas by visiting nature.com/ncomms/top-articles. #NCOMTop25
  • February 6, 2022: Paper accepted in Angiogenesis
    Congratulations to Jeremy Tsang (co-first author) and all the co-authors for their paper just accepted to the journal Angiogenesis. The paper is titled, "Capillary Morphogenesis gene 2 (CMG2) mediates growth factor-induced angiogenesis by regulating endothelial cell chemotaxis." This paper represents about 10 years of work.
  • August 30, 2021: Paper accepted in Nature Communications Congratulations to Nick Chartrand for his paper just accepted to Nature Communications. Congratulations are also in order for the Pam Van Ry, Adam Woolley, and Greg Nordin Labs. The paper is titled, "Spatially and optically tailored 3D printing for highly miniaturized and integrated microfluidics."
  • August 20, 2021: Paper accepted in Nature Communications Congratulations to Dr. Jeremy Tsang and the Josh Andersen Lab for their paper recently accepted to Nature Communications. The paper is titled, "TNK1 is a ubiquitin-binding and 14-3-3-regulated kinase that can be targeted to block tumour growth."
  • April 2, 2021: Christensen Lab receives NIH grant. A grant titled "Development of a multiplexed assay in kinetoplastid parasites to identify probes for glycolysis" was awarded. This grant is a collaboration between BYU and Clemson University, The Ohio State University, and the University of Wisconsin and runs from April 1, 2021 to March 31, 2025. (R01AI156382; $1.8M)
  • June 14, 2021: Paper accepted in Nature. Congratulations to Daniel Call for a co-authored paper in Nature in collaboration with Dr. June Round's Lab at the University of Utah. Daniel helped collect and analyze data for an important figure in the paper using imaging flow cytometry. The paper is titled: "Adaptive immunity induces mutualism between commensal eukaryotes."
  • June 22, 2021: Christensen Lab Theses & Dissertations are now available under the Publications tab. Links to Christensen Lab Theses and Dissertations are now available under the Publications tab.