Joshua B. Edel

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Dr Joshua B. Edel

Senior Lecturer in Micro and Nanotechnology
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Research Interests: 
Sub-wavelength optical imaging techniques for biomedical applications.
Molecular switch based biochemical sensors.
Portable and highly sensitive BioMEMs devices for cellular assays.
Label free “whispering gallery mode” based biosensors.
High throughput single molecule detection.
Single molecule protein folding dynamics.
  • 1995 - 2000  B.Sc. (Hon.) University of British Columbia, Canada
  • 2000 - 2003  Ph.D. Imperial College London, UK
  • 2004 - 2005  Postdoctoral Fellow, Cornell University, USA
  • 2005 - 2006  Postdoctoral Fellow, Rowland Institute at Harvard, Harvard University, USA
Awards and honours: 
  • LabAutomation innovation award finalist (USA), 2005
  • ALA academic grant winner (USA), 2005
  • Overseas research studentship (UK), 2003
  • National Research Council research award (Canada), 2000
  • J. Muir Scholarship in Science (Canada), 2000
External positions held: 

Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry, MRSC