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Featured by the interdisciplinary integration of information science, nano science, life science as well as medical science, and oriented towards the important national demand of "information electronics" and "population health," our laboratory conducts fundamental, proactive, and strategic research on the fabrication of nano materials and devices, the acquisition and sensing of bio-information, and the application of bio-information systems, with special focus on the key frontier scientific issues and technologies concerning bioelectronics. The laboratory is oriented with applied fundamental research, including two aspects: (1) exploring the law of information storage, processing, transmission and conversion in the complex biological system on molecular and system level, studying the modeling and simulation of biological information system, developing bioelectronic devices and systems, exploring the prospective growing point in bioelectronics; (2) applying the latest achievements in information science and technology to life sciences and medical research, developing new materials, devices, methods and applications of bio-electronics, and innovating biological sensors and biomedical instruments and equipment.

Bio/Nano Material and Devices

To study the preparation and characteristics of nanostructures and devices, explore the interaction between nanomaterials and organisms, and develop nano materials and devices with biocompatibility that can induce (or inhibit) cell growth and differentiation; to develop multi-functional nano-biological probes, targeted collection, multiple detection, multimodal imaging, and to provide innovative methods and instruments for disease diagnosis and treatment, environmental testing, food safety and other application demands.

Bio-Information Acquisition and Sensing

To study the electronic transmission, energy conversion, information processing and other physical/chemical mechanisms in biological interface, to develop the biological information coding, conversion and access technology; to study the new principles and technologies for biological information sensing, single-molecule/ single-cell level information detection technology; to develop highly sensitive, highly specific biosensors, various biomimetic chip technology, real-time, in situ, on-line biological signal detection and processing methods, to conduct research on the innovative application in information science and life science.

Biological Information System and Application

To develop high-throughput bio-information detection technology, single-molecule genetic sequencing devices; to study biological computing principles and systems, explore the brain information system and neural computing model; to develop biological information analysis theory and methods, research on the mathematical model and algorithm related to biology and system, and study the regulation of cross-group molecular network and its biological information regulation; to establish a bioinformatics database and a biomedical data research platform to provide new methods and tools for accurate health and medicine.