Paul C. H. Li



  • B.Sc. - University of Hong Kong
  • M.Sc. & Ph.D. - University of Toronto


Bioanalytical Chemistry

microfluidic biochips, single-cell chip, microfluidic microarray chips, chemical analysis of herbal compounds

We are interested in carrying out various chemical and biochemical analysis which are enhanced by the use of microfluidic devices.

In particular, we are interested in:

  • Single-cell drug transport: uptake and efflux
  • Study of drug action on cancer based on intracellular measurement.
  • Microfluidic microarray DNA/RNA hybridization for pathogen detection
  • Microfluidic microarray detection of protein biomarkers
  • microfluidic reactor chip-based radiotracer compound production 

Our research goals are:

  •  to enhance various chemical and biochemical analysis by miniaturization so that analysis can be achieved in shorter time and with less reagents,
  • to integrate these processes on-chip based on various microchip layout designs and various detection methodologies, and
  • to develop cell-based analysis on-chip for testing of various compounds for drug screening and discovery.


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Future courses may be subject to change.