Sonkusale receives NAS Arab-America Frontiers Fellowship

Dr. Sonkusale (Tufts) received two  seed grants from the National Academies Arab-American Frontiers program to pursue collaboration on developing low cost platforms for medical diagnostics for the developing world. In one project, lab-on-chip platform will be developed for detection of enteric viruses, in collaboration with Dr. Marrakchi of ISBATT in Tunisia. And in another project, paper based diagnostics will be developed for detection of protein biomarkers of cancer, in collaboration with Dr. Al-Alhouli of German Jordanian University in Jordan.