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A Touchscreen as a Biomolecule Detection Platform


  • This investigation was supported by a NRF of Korea (Mid-career Researcher Program) grant funded by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MEST) (No. 2009-0080602), a research institute grant from the Korea Small and Medium Business Administration (No. 2010-04100130), and a grant from the Industrial Source Technology Development Program (No. 2010-10038683) of the Ministry of Knowledge Economy (MKE) of Korean government.


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Touchscreen testing: A biomolecular detection platform is presented that utilizes a capacitive touchscreen to measure DNA concentration. The technology is ready for integration into touchscreen-equipped smart phones or smart pads, and should truly accelerate the realization of personalized portable biosensors.