Daniel Alvarez

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Daniel earned a BS in Biomedical Engineering and Electrical Engineering from Boston University in 2014. He is a BME PhD student in Dr. David Katz's Lab.

Contact Information:

  • Email Address: daniel.adrianzen.alvarez@duke.edu

Research Interests:

Drug delivery, biomolecular transport, biofluid mechanics, nanotechnology and nanomedicine, biophotonics, mathematical modeling. 

Awards/Honors/Fellowships:

 Center for Biomolecular & Tissue Engineering (CBTE) Lew Fellow, 2017-2019. 

 Duke BioCoRE (NIH-IMSD) Scholar, 2016. 

Publications:

 Journal articles:

A.F. Coskun, A.E. Cetin, B.C. Galarreta, D.A. Alvarez, H. Altug, and A. Ozcan. “Lensfree optofluidic   plasmonic sensor for real-time and label-free monitoring of molecular binding events over a wide field-of-view,” Scientific Reports, 4, 6789. (2014)

 Conference proceedings:

A.F. Coskun, A. Cetin, D. Etezadi, B. Galarreta, D.A. Alvarez, H. Altug, and A. Ozcan. “Optofluidic-Plasmonic Handheld Biosensor for High-Throughput and Label-Free Monitoring of Molecular Interactions,” CLEO-Europe - European Quantum Electronics Conference, Optical Society of America, Munich, Germany. (2015). Paper JSII_1a_3.

A.F. Coskun, A. Cetin, B. Galarreta, D.A. Alvarez, H. Altug, and A. Ozcan. "Field-portable optofluidic plasmonic biosensor for wide-field and label-free monitoring of molecular interactions," CLEO: 2015, Optical Society of America, San Jose, CA, USA. (2015). Paper STu1K.1.