Monitoring Cells on Chip for Low False- Positive Bio-Chemical Pathogen Detection
Monitor living cells on chip to reliably detect presence of bio-chemical pathogens. Reduce false alarms.
Simplest concept: If cells die, then a dangerous pathogen is present. Will monitor life function of cells.
More sophisticated approach: When a pathogen enters a cell there is a complex sequence of signaling events within the cell. By monitoring these intra-cellular events we can discriminate between different pathogens.