Paper Microfluidic Devices for Fieldable Forensic Testing

Paper Microfluidic Devices for Fieldable Forensic Testing

This webinar originally occurred on October 3, 2018
Duration: 1 hour


A suite of paper microfluidic devices for detecting explosives, drugs and serology has now been developed. These devices are not much larger than a postage stamp and can detect multiple target analytes. In this webinar we will describe the development, use, and applications of the technology.

Detailed Learning Objectives:

  1. Explanation of the manufacture and development of paper microfluidic devices
  2. Discussion of the chemistry and methodology behind colorimetric detection methods
  3. Description of individual devices and their applications in forensic testing


  • Dr. Bruce McCord | Professor of Analytical and Forensic Chemistry, Florida International University

Funding for this Forensic Technology Center of Excellence webinar has been provided by the National Institute of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice.

The opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this webinar are those of the presenter(s) and do not necessarily reflect those of the U.S. Department of Justice.

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