Archived News

The latest Wheeler lab news is on our twitter feed. This page contains an archive of older news updates.

September, 2011

Our dried blood spot paper was one the top ten most-accessed articles in Lab on a Chip in September!

Prof. Wheeler appeared on the CBC Metro Morning radio show to discuss our work with dried blood spots.

August, 2011

Our work with dried blood spots using digital microfluidics has been featured in C&EN, IBBME in the News, and Futurity.

June, 2011

Prof. Wheeler receives the Analytical Chemistry Young Innovator Award, story featured in Analytical Chemistry and in the Institute for Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering newsletter.

April, 2011

Prof. Wheeler featured in Biotechnique.com - The International Journal of Life Science Methods

March, 2011

Prof. Wheeler featured in OICR Investment for Microfluidics announcement - Smart Well-Plate

December, 2010

Prof. Wheeler reflects on the work of Professor Richard Zare for the A.R. Gordon Distinguished Lecture Series - featured in the 2009 Distillations UofT Chemistry Alumni magazine

November, 2010

Alphonsus Ng featured in Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering newsletter

Prof. Wheeler mentioned by the Federal Minister in a speech at the 10th anniversary Canada Research Chairs Celebration.

September, 2010

Prof. Wheeler featured in 2010 Faculty of Arts and Science Year in Review magazine

August, 2010

Prof. Wheeler featured in the Varsity article Turning ideas into businesses: The Varsity looks at the work of the Innovations and Partnerships Office (p. 3)

July, 2010

Prof. Wheeler featured on Canadian Cancer Society website

June, 2010

Prof. Wheeler featured in Furman University Alumni Magazine

Prof. Wheeler featured in Nano: The Magazine for Small Science

Prof. Wheeler featured in The Health Technology Exchange

Wheeler lab profiled in Canadian Biotechnologist blog

May, 2010

Prof. Wheeler featured in The Bulletin article Ask a Laureate event

Prof. Wheeler featured on ABC Radio National The Science Show

April, 2010

Wheeler lab highlighted in Nature

Wheeler lab featured in Chemical Science

March, 2010

Prof. Wheeler quoted in a news article in Chemical & Engineering News regarding Dr. Richard N. Zare of Stanford University.

February, 2010

Prof. Wheeler featured in UToronto Medicine Bulletin

Prof. Wheeler featured in The Scientist.com article: Aaron Wheeler, Big ideas, Little chips

Mais Jebrail interviewed in AIP Biomicrofluidics - listen to the podcast

October, 2009

Wheeler lab estrogen assay featured in news stories around the world, for example in an article on CBCNews.ca and a television new clip from GlobalTV via youtube.

Prof. Wheeler featured in Canadian Cancer Society Research Connection E-Newsletter: "Researchers who Relay."

September, 2009

Prof. Wheeler quoted in a news article in Chemical Technology.

July, 2009

Prof. Wheeler interviewed by the Nature blog, the scepticalchymist.

April, 2009

Via Chemical & Engineering News, Prof. Wheeler is the recipient of the 2008-09 Eli Lilly and Company Young Investigator Award.

February, 2009

Via News@UofT, Prof. Wheeler is the recipient of a 2009 Sloan Fellowship.

January, 2009

Listen to this podcast from the ACS discussing the Wheeler group's new world-to-chip interface for digital microfluidics.

September, 2008

Masters-on-demand paper highlighted in NewScientist.

July, 2008

All-Terrain Droplet Actuation article highlighted in Analytical Chemistry.

May, 2008

In the latest statistics calculated by the RSC, Wheeler group papers are #1 and #2 on the list of most accessed articles in Lab on a Chip in April!

The Wheeler group awarded a research grant from the Canadian Cancer Society.

April, 2008

Prof. Wheeler quoted in a news article in Chemical Technology.

All-Terrain Droplet Actuation article highlighted in Chemical & Engineering News.

All-Terrain Droplet Actuation article highlighted in Nature.

All-Terrain Droplet Actuation article highlighted in Chemical Technology.

December, 2007

Watson's work highlighted in Chips & Tips (an online supplement to Lab on a Chip).

Fall, 2007

Wheeler awarded an Early Researcher Award from the Ontario provincial government and the 2008 Fred Beamish Award from the Canadian Society of Chemistry.

March, 2007

Qin and Wheeler's work with C. elegans worms highlighted in The Globe and Mail.

January, 2007

Prof. Wheeler quoted in Chemical Technology news article.

Qin and Wheeler's article on C. elegans maze learning highlighted in Chemical Biology news article.

October, 2006

Young's work highlighted in Chips & Tips (an online supplement to Lab on a Chip).

Freire and Wheeler's review highlighted in Chemical Biology news article.

August, 2006

Prof. Wheeler quoted in Bioscience Technology news article.

March, 2006

Prof. Wheeler quoted in Analytical Chemistry news article.

January, 2006

Prof. Wheeler profiled in Faculty of Engineering news story.

November, 2005

Prof. Wheeler quoted in News@UofT.