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Research Team

Principal Investigator

Andrea K Locke
Office: 314 Keck FEL Building

Dr. Locke is Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Chemistry at Vanderbilt University. She received her BS and PhD in Biomedical Engineering from Texas A&M University. Dr. Locke received the Academic Pathways Fellowship award and completed her postdoctoral training at Vanderbilt Biophotonics Center. She is a member of SPIE and the National Society of Black Engineers. Her research interests include optical spectroscopy, biosensors, nanostructures, paperfluidics, and point-of-care diagnostic.



Current Lab Members

Amelia Taylor
Postbaccalaureate Fellow

Research: Developing a nanoplasmonic paperfluidic membrane for salivary biomarkers detection at the point-of-care