CV

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Education


Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering
March 2017
Duke University
Durham, NC

Dissertation: Devices and Circuit Design Strategies for Building Scalable Integrated Molecular Circuits

M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering
May 2013
Duke University
Durham, NC
Relevant Courses: Integrated Molecular Systems, Quantum Mechanics, Adv. in Photonics

GPA: 3.98

B.S. in Electrical Engineering
May 2011
Boston University
Boston, MA

GPA: 3.96; summa cum laude

Publications


LaBoda, C., Dwyer, C. L., Lebeck, A. R. (2017). Exploiting Dark Fluorophore States to Implement Resonance Energy Transfer Pre-Charge Logic. IEEE Micro. 37:52-62.

LaBoda, C., Lebeck, A. R., Dwyer, C. L. (2017). An Optically Modulated Self-Assembled Resonance Energy Transfer Pass Gate. Nano Letters. 17:3775-3781.

LaBoda, C. (2017). Devices and Circuit Design Strategies for Building Scalable Integrated Molecular Circuits. PhD Dissertation. Duke University.

Bhatia S., LaBoda, C., Yanez V., Haddock T., and Densmore, D. (2016). Permutation Machines. ACS Synthetic Biology. 5:827-834. (software)

LaBoda, C. and Dwyer, C. L. (2016). Upconverting Nanoparticle Relays for Resonance Energy Transfer Networks. Advanced Functional Materials. 26:2866-2874.

LaBoda, C., Duschl, H., and Dwyer, C. L. (2014). DNA-Enabled Integrated Molecular Systems for Computation and Sensing. Accounts of Chemical Research. 47:1816-1824. (pdf) (shared cover article)

Monroe, M. R., Reddington, A. P., Collins, A. D., LaBoda, C., Cretich, M., Chiari, M., Little, F. F., Ünlü, M. S. (2011). Multiplexed Method to Calibrate and Quantitate Fluorescence Signal for Allergen-Specific IgE. Analytical Chemistry. 83:9485-9491. (pdf)

Monroe, M. R., Reddington, A. P., Collins, A. D., LaBoda, C., Cretich, M., Chiari, M., Little, F. F., Ünlü, M. S. (2011). Multiplexed, Rapid, Point of Care Device to Quantify Allergen-Specific IgE. Proceedings of the 2011 International Conference on Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics. 231-232.

Posters and Presentations


LaBoda, C., Lebeck, A. R., Dwyer, C. L. (2017). Exploiting Dark Fluorophores in Resonance Energy Transfer Logic. Poster presented at 2017 Foundations of Nanoscience: Self-Assembled Architectures and Devices. Snowbird, Utah.

LaBoda, C. and Dwyer, C. L. (2016). Upconverting Nanoparticle Relays for Signal Restoration in Resonance Energy Transfer Networks. Poster presented at 2016 Foundations of Nanoscience: Self-Assembled Architectures and Devices. Snowbird, Utah. (poster)

LaBoda, C. (2016). How do we build computers at the molecular scale? Talk presented at GradX 2016. Durham, North Carolina.

LaBoda, C. and Dwyer, C. L. (2015). Signal Restoration in Resonance Energy Transfer Logic. Talk presented at the 2015 Duke University Electrical and Computer Engineering Graduate Student Workshop. Durham, North Carolina. (presentation)

LaBoda, C. and Dwyer, C. L. (2014). Upconverting Nanoparticle Based Resonance Energy Transfer Relays. Poster presented at 2014 Foundations of Nanoscience: Self-Assembled Architectures and Devices. Snowbird, Utah. (poster)

LaBoda, C. and Dwyer, C. L. (2013). Upconversion in Resonance Energy Transfer Logic. Poster presented at 2013 Duke ECE Graduate Workshop. Durham, North Carolina. (poster)

LaBoda, C., Ferreirae, M., Canevari, M. (2011). A Multidisciplinary and Collaborative Design Environment for Synthetic Biology. Co-presented talk at 2011 International Genetically Engineered Machines Competition. Indianapolis, Indiana.

Awards


Electrical & Computer Engineering Outstanding Service to the Department Award
2017
Best Talk at Duke’s Electrical and Computer Engineering Graduate Student Workshop
2015
Graduate Teaching Award for Outstanding Course Administration
2015
International Genetically Engineered Machine Competition Best Software Tool
2011
Michael F. Ruane Award for Excellence in Senior Capstone Design, Boston University
2011
Senior Capstone Design Excellence Award, Boston University
2011
Kenneth R. Lutchen Distinguished Fellowship, Boston University
2010


Teaching Experience


Instructor of Record
Summer 2016

Digital Systems, Undergraduate Course

Duke University
Co-Instructor of Record
Fall 2015

Integrated Molecular Circuits, Graduate Course

Duke University
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Fall 2014

Computer Architecture, Undergraduate Course

Duke University
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Spring 2014

Digital Systems, Undergraduate Course

Duke University
Undergraduate Teaching Assistant
Srping 2011

Introduction to Electronics, Undergraduate Course

Boston University