Frozen Sample Extraction

Bioengineering Professor Jeffrey Ruberti was awarded a patent for “Systems, methods, & devices for frozen sample distribution”.

Abstract Source: USPTO

A drilling system including a motor that produces a sonic, linear oscillatory motion is provided for removing a frozen biological sample from a stored frozen specimen and methods of use thereof without thawing the remainder of the specimen. The stator and slider assembly is operated by a servo controller which can communicate and be programmed through a port of a PC equipped with software.

Related Faculty: Jeffrey W. Ruberti

Related Departments:Bioengineering