Jacqueline Linnes, Ph.D.

Marta E. Gross Assistant Professor, Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, Purdue University


2020 Moore Inventor Fellow

Jacqueline Linnes, Ph.D.
Credit: Rebecca Wilcox

Research Description

Jacqueline Linnes’s invention combines highly sensitive nucleic acid amplification with the simplicity and scalability of low-cost paper-based devices. This approach enables accurate and accessible infection diagnosis for traditionally underserved communities.


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Postdoctoral Fellow, Boston University
Ph.D., Bioengineering, University of Washington
B.S., Interdisciplinary Engineering, Purdue University


Moore Inventor Fellow, 2020
NIH Avenir Awards for HIV/AIDS Research, 2020
Vodafone Foundation Wireless Innovation Project Award, 2017
NIH National Research Service Award, Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2014
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, 2006

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