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Oscar Castillo

Oscar Castillo

Postdoctoral Researcher Malaria Elimination, Malaria

Óscar Castillo-Fernandez has a background in Electronic Engineering. He did his PhD in microfluidics for diagnostic, using electric fields to handle and sense cells on microfluidic chips. He was involved in different projects from bacteria detection, liquid sample processing and Organ on Chip. He had experience in prototyping and 3D printing.

Lines of research

  • Microfluidics
  • Organ on a Chip
  • Prototyping

Main publications

  • Maria Valls-Margarit, Olalla Iglesias-García, Claudia Di Guglielmo, Leonardo Sarlabous, Karine Tadevosyan, Roberto Paoli, Jordi Comelles, Dolores Blanco-Almazán, Senda Jiménez-Delgado, Oscar Castillo-Fernández, Josep Samitier, Raimon Jané, Elena Martínez, Ángel Raya. Engineered Macroscale Cardiac Constructs Elicit Human Myocardial Tissue-like Functionality. Stem Cell Reports, 2019, 13(1), pp. 207–220 
  • Noemí Párraga-Niño, Sara Quero, Alba Ventós-Alfonso, Naroa Uria, Oscar Castillo-Fernández, Josune J.Ezenarro, Francesc-Xavier Muñoz, Marian Garcia-Nuñez, Miquel Sabrià. New system for the detection of Legionella pneumophila in water samples. Talanta, 2018, 189, pp. 324–331
  • Josune J. Ezenarro, Naroa Uria, Óscar Castillo-Fernández, Noemí Párraga, Miquel Sabrià, Francesc Xavier Muñoz Pascual. Development of an integrated method of concentration and immunodetection of bacteria. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry volume 410, pages 105–113(2018)
  • Oscar Castillo-Fernandez, Romen Rodriguez-Trujillo, Gabriel Gomila & Josep Samitier. High-speed counting and sizing of cells in an impedance flow microcytometer with compact electronic instrumentation. Microfluidics and Nanofluidics volume 16, pages91–99(2014)
  • Oscar Castillo-Fernandez, Georgette B Salieb-Beugelaar, Jan W van Nieuwkasteele, Johan G Bomer, Martin Arundell, Josep Samitier, Albert van den Berg, Jan C T Eijkel. Electrokinetic DNA transport in 20 nm-high nanoslits: evidence for movement through a wall-adsorbed. Electrophoresis . 2011 Sep; 32(18):2402-9