Jacqueline Linnes

Recent Contributions

Field partner for testing assay to detect Wolbachia in mosquitos?

May 4, 2016
I am posting on behalf of a colleague at the University of Texas, Austin who has developed a test based on isothermal nucleic acid amplification (LAMP-based I believe) to detect Wolbachia and in mosquitoes. In the lab, they can perform assays with crushed mosquitoes, and return sensitive detection with a ...
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Sputum collection from children

Aug. 25, 2015
Hi all, I am teaching Senior Design course for undergraduate biomedical engineers at Purdue University. They have a been given the task of designing a method to collect sputum from children who have suspected TB. I would love to be able to connect the students with the clinicians who know ...
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children Design Specifications Pediatric TB sputum collection Technical Consultants

Reply to Cerebral Malaria Questions

April 19, 2015
Thanks all so much for the advice! Rakesh, I've asked the students to contact you directly. Terrie and Elva, is there a good email to contact either of you at? My work email is jlinnes@purdue.edu. Thanks again, Jackie

Cerebral Malaria Questions

April 8, 2015
Hi all, I am a new Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Purdue University in Indiana, U.S.A. and currently teach an undergraduate biomedical design course with a focus on global health challenges. I have a group of 5 students who were quite taken with the recent New England Journal of ...
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Reply to Iora and CareMore

April 2, 2015
I do think the environment of healthcare is changing little by little as patient empowerment is being recognized. For example, my university uses Castlight - online software that allows employees to search for providers and care options (e.g. surgery, hospitals) based on quality outcomes and out of pocket costs and ...


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