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Bioanalytical Systems Laboratory (BASyL)

Phone: (514) 340-4711 Ext. 5142 Room: L-5822 et L-5902

Research areas description

Research Description

Biostim laboratory located at École Polytechnique on the Campus of the University de Montréal offers University researchers, graduated students and industry members highly specialized equipment for design, fabrication, imaging and biological analysis of Microsystems.

Research and Development Projects

The research carried out in Biostim, stands to yield major innovations in numerous areas where Microsystems are employed for biological application. The platform also facilitates collaboration between the University institutions involved, hospital research center, and their respective industrial partners.


The laboratory, located for the most part in Room L-5902 in Lassonde building at Polytechnique, is set up to meet the scientific and technological needs for biological application of new miniature devices. The setup includes highly specialized equipments for biological analysis of microelectronic chips.

Research staff

Professors / researchers (1)
Number of graduate students: 25

Specialized equipment

  • Microscopy and imaging
  • Cameras
  • Microfluidics & liquid handling
  • Chemistry
  • Biological equipment and Instrumentation
  • Misc Items

External sources of funding

For the most part, the budget comes from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) and the  Government of Quebec.

Press review about Bioanalytical Systems Laboratory (BASyL)

May 20, 2020, Agence Science-Presse, Des micropuces injectées dans les vaccins pour nous suivre à la trace? Faux Dans cet article, les professeurs Mohamad Sawan, Pierre Savard et Jean-Jacques Laurin, du Département de génie électrique de Polytechnique Montréal, discutent des micropuces implantables dans le corps.