James P. Landers, Ph.D.

James P. Landers, Ph.D.
Professor of Chemistry
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Associate Professor of Pathology

Phone: (434) 243-8658


  • B.S., University of Guelph, (Canada) 1983
  • Ph.D., University of Guelph, (Canada) 1988
  • Canadian Medical Research Council Fellow, Mayo Clinic, 1991


  • Legendre, L.A., Bienvenue, J.M.. Roper, M.G., Ferrance, J.P., Landers, J.P. 2006.  A valveless microfluidic sample preparation device for DNA extraction and amplification of DNA from nanoliter volume samples using conventional instrumentation, Anal. Chem, 78:1444-1451,.
  • Easley CJ, Karlinsey JM, Landers JP.  2006.  On-chip pressure injection for integration of infrared-mediated DNA amplification with electrophoretic separation. (Journal Cover)  Lab Chip. May;6(5):601-610
  • Cao, W., Ferrance, J.P., Demas, J. and Landers, J.P.  2006.  Quenching of Electrochemiluminescence of Tris(2,2’-bipyridine) Ruthenium by Ferrocene and Its Application to Quantitative DNA Detection.  JACS 14;128(23):7572-8.
  • Roper, M.G., M. L. Frisk, J. P. Oberlander, J. P. Ferrance, B. J. McGrory, Landers, J.P.  2006.  Extraction of C-Reactive Protein from Serum On a Microfluidic Chip.  Anal. Chim. Acta,. 569: 195?202.
  • Easley CJ, , Karlinsey JM, Bienvenue, J.M., Legendre, L.A., Roper, M.G., Feldman, SH, Hughes, MA, Hewlett, EL, Merkel, TJ, Ferrance, J.P. and Landers, J.P. 2006.  A Fully-Integrated Microfluidic Genetic Analysis System with Sample in-Answer out Capability. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Dec 19;103(51):19272-7. [see Editor’s Choice Science Jan. 19, 2007 Vol. 315 Pg 302: Research Highlight Nature Biotech. Vol.  25(1) Jan.  2007; Biosphere Analytical Chem.  Feb. 1, 2007; National Public Radio]

A complete list of Dr. Landers’s publication can be found at  PubMed