ALBANO, Dharmatov Rahula B.

ALBANO, Dharmatov Rahula B.

Academic Qualifications

Research Highlights

Research Interests

Academic Qualifications

Degrees

  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Hongkong – Hongkong, China, 2014
  • Master of Science, University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines, 2004
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines, 1998

Research Highlights

  • Novel selection of aptamers using piezoelectric quartz crystal sensor.
  • Piezoelectric aptamer sensors for the detection of biomarkers of infectious diseases, such as SARS and malaria.
  • Nano-magnetic beads enrichment and purification of proteins based on aptamers.
  • Electronic noses useful in the monitoring the quality of economically important products, such as cacao and mango.
  • Gas sensors for the detection of illegal preservatives such as sodium hypochlorite and formaldehyde.

Research Interests

  • Biosensors/Chemical sensors
  • Bioanalytical nanotechnology chemistry
  • DNA aptamer biosensor
  • Nano-magnetic beads
  • Capillary electrophoresis
  • Microfluidics
  • Lab-on-chips
  • Piezoelectric quartz crystal sensors
  • Molecularly imprinted polymers
  • Surfactants analyses, conducting polymers
  • Electronic nose and gas sensors
  • Electronic tongue

Courses Handled

Major Recognitions

Professional Activities

Courses Handled

Major Recognitions

  • 2009 National Capital Region Outstanding Research and Publication (Republica) Award for the Natural Sciences, Commission on Higher Education

Professional Activities

  • Chair of the Department of Chemistry, University of Santo Tomas College of Science
  • Reviewer — Sensors and Actuators B (Elsevier); Analytical Letters (Taylor and Francis)

Selected Publications

Selected Publications

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