Journal Articles


Yu FB, Blainey PC, Schulz F, Woyke T, Horowitz MA, Quake SR, "Microfluidic-based mini-metagenomics enables discovery of novel microbial lineages from complex environmental samples," eLife 6:e26580, July 5 2017

Pre-print is available on bioRxiv here

Details of the Fluidigm C1 IFC with associated custom scripts and protocols can be found here

Raw sequencing data associated with this publication is deposited on NCBI under BioProject PRJNA378813.

Annotated contigs and genomes are deposited in the Integrated Microbial Genomes database maintained by Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute under Genome IDs 3300006068, 3300006065, and 2630969008.


Conference Proceedings


Yu F, Horowitz MA, Quake SR, "High throughput microfluidic sample preparation for metagenomic analysis," Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (MicroTAS 2014), San Antonio, U.S.A., October 2014, pp. 129-131.

Yu F, Horowitz MA, Quake SR, "Robust Layout Techniques Decrease Volume Injection and Capacitive Mismatch due to Alignment Errors," Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (MicroTAS 2013), Freiburg, Germany, November 2013, pp. 940-942.
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Yu F, Song K, Horowitz MA, Quake SR, "Single Cell Tracking of Synechocystis Growth in a Microfluidic Culture Device Using a Probablistic Automated Image Analysis Technique," Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (MicroTAS 2013), Freiburg, Germany, November 2013, pp. 1689-1691.
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Yu F, Kibardin V, Horowitz MA, Quake SR, "Microfluidic Serial DAC for Analog Pressure Generation," Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (MicroTAS 2012), Okinawa, Japan, November 2012, pp. 70-72.

Yu F, Lin JCH, Chen PJ, Tai YC, "Parylene stiction," Proceedings of 23rd IEEE International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS 2010), Hong Kong, China, January 2010.
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