Cepheid Corporation: GeneXpert® Electronics design 

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Project Duration: 2001-2003

Developed system architecture, designed analog electronics, developed digital servo algorithms and designed patented cell-lysing ultrasonic transducer drive circuitry for the original GeneXpert®, a fully automated DNA analysis instrument using polymerase chain reaction (PCR). The system is used by the US postal service for screening mail for anthrax spores and other biothreats.