Dr Slaven Garaj

Slaven GARAJ

  • Assistant Professor

2002 PhD in Physics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL)

Concurrent appointment with:
Department of Physics

Research Interest

  1. Graphene based biosensors
  2. Nanopore sensors
  3. Electrical methods for DNA sequencing
  4. Single molecule biophysics
  5. Bio-nanoscience and bio-nanotechnology

Selected Awards & Honours

  • National Research Foundation Fellowship, Singapore (2012)
  • Swiss National Science Foundation Fellowship for Prospective Researchers (2003)
  • Different research projects were featured in international media (BBC News, Discovery, Technology Review, New Scientist, etc)

Selected Journal Publications

  1. S. Garaj et al.“Graphene as a subnanometre trans-electrode membrane”, Nature 467, 190 (2010).
  2. S. Garaj, W. Hubbard, and J. A. Golovchenko, “Graphene synthesis by ion implantation”, Applied Physics Letters 97, 183103 (2010).
  3. D. Hoogerheide, S. Garaj, J. A. Golovchenko, “Probing surface charge fluctuation with solid state nanopores”, Physical Review Letters 102, 256804 (2009).
  4. D. Branton et al. “The potential and challenges of nanopore sequencing”, Nature Biotechnology 26, 1146 (2008).