A new type of tiny electronic biosensors has the potential to make DNA sequencing and other bio-chemical analysis quicker and cheaper. Zhen Zhang is exploring the advanced nanofabrication technology used in microelectronics to develop a lab-on-a-chip – a miniature laboratory capable of detecting low concentrations of ions in chemical and biological samples.
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At Wallenberg Academy Fellow Christian Müller’s laboratory the aim is to convert body heat into electricity.
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Wallenberg Academy Fellow Josefin Larsson is an astronomer, and is studying how stars explode and how jets form. Her research may also improve our understanding of the early universe, and of physical processes in extreme environments.
Four-stranded DNA has been discovered in association with cancer-driving genes. Nasim Sabouri is studying its function in cells, and hopes to develop new and more effective cancer drugs.