News and Events

New patent in record time

Because of our incredible team of biomedical researchers at the University of Miami, we were able to patent the Rapid Point-of-Care Covid-19 test and the inventors.  It was allowed by the USPTO (United States Patent and Trademark Office) in a record time of less than 2 months. 

 S. Daunert, S. Deo, J.M. Zingg, “Materials and Methods for Detecting Coronavirus”. Allowed on May 13, 2020.

Dr. John T. Macdonald Foundation Supports Development of Newly Patented Point-of-Care Rapid Test for COVID-19

 Dr. John T. Macdonald Foundation Supports Development of Newly Patented Point-of-Care Rapid Test for COVID-19

From left, John Edward Smith, managing director, Dr. John T. Macdonald Foundation, Aldo Busot, John Nordt III, M.D., Foundation board member, Sylvia Daunert, Ph.D., Pharm.D., M.S., Dean Roller, M.D., Foundation board member, and Kevin Luongo, facilities manager, BioNIUM.

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Closure of BioNIUM Nanofabrication

To assist efforts to mitigate spread of COVID-19 and encourage social distancing the BioNIUM Nanofabrication facility will be closing Friday March 20th and will remain closed until further notice.

The health and safety of our community is top priority.

 

BioNIUM NanoDay 2019

BioNIUM invites you to participate in the 2019 NanoDay being organized at the Shalala Student Center on Friday, September 20th, 2019. 

 

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Sylvia Daunert aims for huge breakthroughs on the nanoscale

BioNIUM’s new director, the chair of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology plans to elevate UM’s biomedical nanotechnology institute to international prominence. Read more

A giant step forward for STEM

UM breaks ground on Phillip and Patricia Frost Science and Engineering Building. Read more