Journal article

Liquid Crystal Emulsions as the Basis of Biological Sensors for the Optical Detection of Bacteria and Viruses

Sri Sivakumar, Kim L Wark, Jugal K Gupta, Nicholas L Abbott, Frank Caruso

Advanced Functional Materials | WILEY-V C H VERLAG GMBH | Published : 2009

University of Melbourne Researchers


Awarded by US NSF

Awarded by Army Research Office

Funding Acknowledgements

We thank Alexander N. Zelikin (The University of Melbourne) for providing the PMA-FITC sample. We also thank Michelle Wilkins (CSIRO, Division of Molecular and Health Technologies, Parkville) for the M73 helper phage viruses, and Jennifer McKimm-Breschkin and Mandy McDonald (CSIRO) for the A/NWS/Tokyo/67 viruses. This work was supported by an ARC Linkage International Materials World Network Grant (F. C. and N. L. A.), an ARC Federation Fellowship (F. C.), the US NSF (DMR-0602570 and DMR-0079983) and Army Research Office (W911NF-06-1-0314). Support ing Information is available online from Wiley InterScience or from the authors,