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Mei He

Bio and Ag assistant professor Mei Hei

Dr. He comes to Kansas State University Olathe from University of Kansas Medical Center, where she was a senior scientist working on biotechnology and biomarker discovery for cancer diagnosis. She did her post-doctoral research at University of California, Berkeley in Bioengineering Department. She worked with Center of Integrated Nanomechanical Systems (COINS) and California Institute for Quantitative Bioscience (QB3) to address engineering innovation for analysis of complex biological systems. Dr. He’s research expertise includes Point-of-Care biomedical devices for personalized cancer medicine, translational challenges in biotechnology, diagnostics and therapeutics, biotechnology integration and automation for biomarker discovery.

Education
Ph.D. in Chemistry, University of Alberta, Canada, 2008
M.S. in Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Chongqing University, China, 2003
B.E. in Chemical Engineering, Chongqing University, China, 2000
Research Interests
  • Point-of-Care Biomedical Devices
  • Translational Challenges in Biotechnology, Diagnostics, and Therapeutics
  • Biotechnology Integration and Automation for Biomarker Discovery
  • Micro- and Nano-biotechnology for Personalized Cancer Medicine
  • Functional Biomaterials Development and Characterization
Publications/Scholarly Work

Mei He, Y. Zeng, A. Jemere, D. J .Harrison, “Tunable thick polymer coatings for on-chip electrophoretic protein and peptide separation”, Journal of Chromatography A, 2012, 1241, 112-116.

Mei He, J Novak, B.  A. Julian, A. E.  Herr, “Membrane-assisted online renaturation for automated microfluidic lectin blotting”, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2011, 133, 19610-19613.

Mei He, A. E. Herr, “Automated microfluidic protein immunoblotting”, Nature Protocols, 2010, 5, 1844-1856.

Mei He, A. E. Herr, “Polyacrylamide gel photopatterning enables automated protein immunoblotting in a two-dimensional microdevice”, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2010, 132, 2512-2513. Highlighted in JACS front webpage.

Mei He, J. Bao, Y. Zeng, D. J. Harrison, “Parameters governing reproducibility of flow properties of porous monoliths photopatterned within microfluidic channels”, Electrophoresis, 2010, 31, 2422-2428. 

Mei He, A. E. Herr, “Microfluidic polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis with in-situ immunoblotting for native protein analysis”, Analytical Chemistry, 2009, 81, 8177-8184.

Mei He, Y. Zeng, X. Sun, D. J. Harrison, “Confinement effects on the morphology of photopatterned porous polymer monoliths for capillary and microchip electrophoresis of proteins”, Electrophoresis, 2008, 29, 2980- 2986.

Y. Zeng, Mei He, D. J. Harrison, “Microfluidic Self-Patterning of Large-Scale Crystalline Nanoarrays for High-Throughput Continuous DNA Fractionation”, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2008, 47, 6388-6391.

Dr. He can be reached meih@k-state.edu or (913) 307-7383. 

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