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Carl Hansen

University of British Columbia
Physics and Astronomy
6224 Agricultural Rd
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6T-1Z1, Canada



Bachelors Degree: UBC (2000) Engineering Physics / Electrical Engineering / Honors Math
Masters Degree: Caltech (2004) Applied Physics
Doctoral Degree: Caltech (2004) Applied Physics

Research Interests

Our research is focused on the development of new microsystems tools for biology and on the validation of these tools in the context of outstanding problems in biology and medicine.
Biophysics and Biotechnology, Microsystems Technology for Biological Applications, Structural Biology, Single-Cell Analysis, Molecular Diagnostics


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    Diercks A.H., Ozinsky A., Hansen C.L., Spotts J.M., Rodriguez D.J., Aderem A., "A microfluidic device for multiplexed protein detection in nano-liter volumes", Anal Biochem, 2009. Tagged XML BibTex
    R. J. Taylor, D. Falconnet, A. Niemisto, S. A. Ramsey, S. Prinz, I. Shmulevich, T. Galitski,1, and C. L. Hansen, "Dynamic analysis of MAPK signaling using a high-throughput microfluidic single-cell imaging platform", Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 2009. Tagged XML BibTex
    F. Kuchenbauer, R. D. Morin, B. Argiropoulos, O. I. Petriv, M. Griffith, M. Heuser, E. Yung, J. Piper, A. Delaney, A. Prabhu, Y. Zhao, H. McDonald, T. Zeng, M. Hirst, C. L. Hansen, M. A. Marra, and R. K. Humphries, "In-depth characterization of the microRNA transcriptome in a leukemia progression model", Genome Research, 2008. Tagged XML BibTex
    Lau, B. T. C., Baitz, C. A., Dong, X. P., Hansen, C. L., "A complete microfluidic screening platform for rational protein crystallization", Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 129, no. 3, pp. 454-455, 2007  . Tagged XML BibTex
    Hansen, C. L., Classen, S., Berger, J. M., Quake, S. R., "A microfluidic device for kinetic optimization of protein crystallization and in situ structure determination", Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 128, no. 10, pp. 3142-3143, 2006  . Tagged XML BibTex
    Anderson, M. J., Hansen, C. L., Quake, S. R., "Phase knowledge enables rational screens for protein crystallization", Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 103, no. 45, pp. 16746-16751, 2006  . Tagged XML BibTex
    Balagadde, F. K., You, L. C., Hansen, C. L., Arnold, F. H., Quake, S. R., "Long-term monitoring of bacteria undergoing programmed population control in a microchemostat", Science, vol. 309, no. 5731, pp. 137-140, 2005  . Tagged XML BibTex
    Anderson, M. J., Hansen, C. L., Quake, S. R., "The use of microfluidic devices towards protein crystallography", Biophysical Journal, vol. 88, no. 1, pp. 55A-55A, 2005  . Tagged XML BibTex
    Hansen, C. L., Sommer, M. O. A., Quake, S. R., "Systematic investigation of protein phase behavior with a microfluidic formulator", Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 101, no. 40, pp. 14431-14436, 2004  . Abstract Tagged XML BibTex
    Hansen, C.L., Sommer, M., Self, K., Berger, J.M., Quake, S. R., "Micro-crystallization", Protein Crystallography in Drug Discovery, Weinheim, Wiley-VCH, 2003  . Tagged XML BibTex
    Hansen, C., Quake, S. R., "Microfluidics in structural biology: smaller, faster... better", Current Opinion in Structural Biology, vol. 13, no. 5, pp. 538-544, 2003  . Tagged XML BibTex
    Liu, J., Hansen, C., Quake, S. R., "Solving the "world-to-chip" interface problem with a microfluidic matrix", Analytical Chemistry, vol. 75, no. 18, pp. 4718-4723, 2003  . Abstract Tagged XML BibTex
    Hansen, C.L., Skordalakes, E., Berger, J.M., Quake, S.R., "A robust and scalable microfluidic metering method that allows protein crystal growth by free interface diffusion", Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 99, pp. 16531-16536, 2002  . Tagged XML BibTex


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