Biology, Earth Sciences
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Matthew Wheeler received his Ph.D. (Physiology and Biophysics) from Colorado State University in 1986. He is a professor in the University of Illinois Department of Animal Sciences, Director of the Transgenic Animal Facility in the UI Biotechnology Center and an affiliate faculty member in both the Beckman Institute Biological Sensors group and Institue for Genomic Biology Tissue Engineering group. His fields of professional interest are microfluidics; nanometer-scale integrated systems, biology of single mammalian embryos and embryonic stem cells, remote sensing of embryo metabolism and embryonic health, microcalorimetry and MEMS actuators.