Reports

Journal articles

  • G. Mernier, N. Piacentini, R. Tornay, N. Buffi, P. Renaud, “Cell Viability Assessment By Flow Cytometry Using Yeast As Cell Model”, Sensors and Actuators B, vol. 154, pp. 160-163, doi:10.1016/j.snb.2009.11.066, (2011).
  • G. Mernier, N. Piacentini, and P. Renaud, “Continuous-flow electrical lysis device with integrated control by dielectrophoretic cell sorting”, Lab Chip, vol. 10, pp 2077 (2010).
  • G. Piret, H. Drobecq, Y. Coffinier, O. Melnyk and R. Boukherroub, “Matrix-free Laser Desorption/Ionization Mass Spectrometry on Silicon Nanowire Arrays Prepared by Chemical Etching of Crystalline Silicon”, Langmuir vol. 26 (2), pp 1354–1361, DOI: 10.1021/la902266x (2010).
  • G. Mernier, W. Hasenkamp, N. Piacentini and P. Renaud, “Multiple-frequency Impedance Measurements in Continuous Flow for Automated Evaluation of Yeast Cells Lysis”, Sensors and Actuators B, doi:10.1016/j.snb.2010.10.050, on line (2010).
  • T. P. N. Nguyen, P. Brunet, Y. Coffinier, and R. Boukherroub, “Quantitative testing of robustness on super-omniphobic surfaces by drop impact”, Langmuir, vol. 26, pp., doi: 10.1021/la103097y (2010).
  • G. Mernier, N. Piacentini and P. Renaud, “Multiple-frequency Impedance Measurements in Continuous Flow for the Evaluation of Electrical Lysis of Yeast Cells”, Procedia Engineering, Vol. 5, pp. 37-40, doi: 10.1016/j.proeng.2010.09.042 (2010).
  • G. Piret, D. Kim, H. Drobecq, Y. Coffinier, O. Melnyk, P. Schmuki, and R. Boukherroub, “Surface-assisted laser desorption/ionization mass spectrometry on titanium dioxide (TiO2) nanotube layers”, The Analyst, vol. 137, pp. 3058-3063, doi: 10.1039/C2AN35207A (2012).
  • F. Lapierre, G. Piret, H. Drobecq, O. Melnyk, Y. Coffinier, V. Thomy, and R. Boukherroub, “High sensitive matrix-free mass spectrometry analysis of peptides using silicon nanowires-based digital microfluidic device”, Lab Chip, vol. 11, 1620-1628, doi: 10.1039/C0LC00716A (2011).
  • C. Wu, F. Bendriaa, F. Brunelle, and V. Senez, “ Fabrication of AD/DA microfluidic converter using deep reactive ion etching of silicon and low temperature wafer bonding”, Microelectron. Eng., vol. 88, pp. 1878-1883, doi: 10.1016/j.mee.2010.12.001 (2011).
  • Y. Coffinier, S. Szunerits, H. Drobecq, O. Melnyk, and R. Boukherroub, “Diamond nanowires for highly sensitive matrix-free mass spectrometry analysis of small molecules”, Nanoscale, vol. 4, pp. 231-238, doi: 10.1039/C1NR11274K (2012).
  • Y. Coffinier, N. Nguyen, V. Thomy, and R. Boukherroub, “Affinity Surface-assisted laser desorption/ionization mass spectrometry for peptide enrichment”, submitted to Analytical Chemistry.
  • G. Perry, Y. Coffinier, V. Thomy, and R. Boukherroub, “Inhibiting protein biofouling using graphene oxide in droplet-based microfluidic microsystems”, Lab Chip, vol. 12, pp. 1601-1604, doi: 10.1039/c2lc21279j (2012).
  • G. Mernier, S. Majocchi, N. Mermod, and P. Renaud, “In situ Evaluation of Single-cell Lysis by Cytosol Extraction Observation Through Fluorescence Decay and Dielectrophoretic Trapping Time”,  Sens. Act. B, vol. 166-167, pp. 907-912, doi: doi.org/10.1016/j.snb.2012.03.057 (2012).
  • N. Piacentini, G. Mernier, R. Tornay, and P. Renaud, “Separation of Platelets from other Blood Cells in Continuous-flow by Dielectrophoresis-Field-Flow-Fractionation”, Biomicrofluidics, vol. 5, 034122 online (2011).
  • G. Mernier et al., “Improving the throughput of on-chip cell electrical lysis and extraction of intracellular compounds using 3D carbon electrodes”, submitted to Lab Chip.
  • G. Mernier et al.,”Characterization of a novel impedance cytometer design using dielectrophoretic focusing”, submitted to Lab Chip.
  • H. van Lintel, G. Mernier, and P. Renaud, “High-throughput micro-debbublers for bubble removal with sub-microliter dead volume”, Micromachines, vol. 3, pp. 218-224, doi: 10.3390/mi3020218 (2012). High-Throughput Micro-Debubblers for Bubble Removal with Sub-Microliter Dead Volume
  • R. Dufour, G. Perry, M. Harnois, Y. Coffinier, V. Thomy, V. Senez, and R. Boukherroub, “From micro to nano re-entrant structures: Hysteresis on superomniphobic surfaces”, accepted for publication in J. of Adhesion Science and Technology, Special Issue, (2012). 
  • M. Dupre, Y. Coffinier, R. Boukherroub, S. Cantel, J. Martinez, and C. Enjalbal, “Laser Desorption Ionization Mass Spectrometry of Protein Tryptic Digests On Nanostructured Silicon Plates”, J. Proteomics, vol. 75, pp. 1973-1990, doi: 10.1016/j.jprot.2011.12.039 (2012).

 

Conference presentations

  • J. Rossier, “Microfluidics system for rapid immunoassay”, 2nd Swiss Pharma Science Day, September 2 2009, Bern, Switzerland.
  • J. Rossier, C. Vollet, P. Morier, V. Meylan, and F. Reymond, “ImmuSpeed: Novel Automated Platform for Fast ELISA in Microchips”, Medica 2009, November 18.-21 2009, Düsseldorf, Germany.
  • G. Mernier, W. Hasenkamp, N. Piacentini, P. Renaud, “Multiple-frequency Impedance Measurements in Continuous Flow for the Evaluation of Electrical Lysis of Yeast Cells”, Eurosensors XXIV, September 5-8 2010, Linz, Austria.
  • C. Wu, F. Bendriaa, F. Brunelle, and V. Senez, “Fabrication of AD/DA Microfluidic Converter using Deep Reactive Ion Etching of Silicon and Low Temperature Wafer Bonding”, 36th Int. Conf. on Micro & Nanoeng. MNE2010, September 19-22 2010, Genoa, Italy (2010).
  • A. Grodrian, K. Lemke, R. Römer, G. Gastrock, J. Metze, “Dead volume free sampling probe in µl-scale”, 15th Heiligen-städter Kolloquium, September 27-29 2010, Heiligenstadt, Germany.
  • P. Heimala, V. Senez, H. van Lintel, J. Miwa, K. Lemke, C. Krause, F. Reymond, A. Finlay, and A. Båtsman, “Nano- and microtechnology -based analytical devices for online measurements of bioprocesses –NANOBE”, Microfluidics in Bioanalytical Research and Diagnostics, Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2010, Helsinki, Finland (2010).
  • F. Lapierre, G. Piret, H. Drobecq, O. Melnyk, Y. Coffinier, V. Thomy, and R. Boukherroub, “EWOD lab-on-chip for mass spectrometry and fluorescence analysis”, The 14th Int. Conf. on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences, µTAS2010, October 3-7 2010, Groningen, The Netherlands (2010).
  • G. Mernier, N. Piacentini and P. Renaud, “Cell Sorting by Dielectrophoresis for Evaluation of Lysis Efficiency in Continuous Flow”, The 14th Int. Conf. on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences, µTAS2010, October 3-7 2010, Groningen, The Netherlands (2010).
  • G. Mernier, N. Piacentini, W. Hasenkamp, and P. Renaud, “A unified approach to evaluation of yeast cell lysis by continuous flow cytometry”, Nanotech-Montreux conference, November 15th - 17th, 2010, Montreaux, Switzerland (2010).
  • T. P. N. Nguyen, Y. Coffinier, V. Thomy, P. Brunet, and R. Boukherroub, “Fabrication of silicon based omniphobic surfaces”, Journées Nationales sur les Technologies Emergentes en micro-nanofabrication (JNTE'10), November 24th -26th , 2010, Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France (2010).
  • Y. Coffinier and R. Boukherroub, “Sub-bandgap Absorption of Boron-doped Diamond Nanowires for Matrix-free Laser Desorption/Ionization Mass-spectrometry”, Analysis of Small Biomolecules Symposium A: Diamond Electronics and Bioelectronics--Fundamentals to Applications IV, 2010 MRS Fall Meeting, November 29-December 3, 2010, Boston, Massachusetts, USA (2010)
  • C. Wu, F. Bendriaa, F. Brunelle, and V. Senez, “Sample Preparation Unit for Online Bio-Processes Monitoring “, The 15th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (microTAS 2011), October 2-6, 2011, Seattle, USA (2011).
  • P. Heimala, J-P. Pitkänen, V. Senez, R. Boukherroub, H. van Lintel, G. Mernier, J. Miwa, K. Lemke, G. Gastrock, C. Krause, F. Reymond, A. Finlay, P. Edwards, and A. Båtsman, “NANOBE Nano and microtechnology based analytical devices for online measurements of bioprocesses, Biotechnica”, Oct. 11-13 2010, Hannover, Germany (2010).
  • G. Mernier, “Continuous-flow separation of platelets from blood by Dielectrophoresis-Field-Flow-Fractionation”, NanoBioTech Montreux, Nov. 14-16 2011, Montreaux, Switzerland (2011).