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Staff Engineer – Mechanical — Wyss Institute at Harvard University

Staff Engineer – Mechanical Location: Boston, MA, USA Full-time, Technical Role The Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering @ Harvard Duties & Responsibilities: The mission of the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University is to transform human healthcare and the environment by emulating the way nature builds. Developed as an alliance between […]

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Job board: Two job postings from the Wyss Institute @ Harvard

Just a quick note to remind job-seekers and employers that the fluidicmems.com job board is available to help everyone connect!  Most recently, the Wyss Institute at Harvard has two microfluidics-related openings available now for a Microdevice Engineer and Research Assistant.

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Research Assistant III – Microfluidic Cell Culture Technician — Wyss Institute @ Harvard University

The mission of the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University is to transform human healthcare and the environment by emulating the way nature builds. Developed as an alliance between Harvard and other premier academic and clinical partner institutions, Institute faculty and staff collaborate in high-risk, fundamental research and science-driven technology development. A […]

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Workshop on Micro- and Nanotechnologies for Medicine July 29-Aug 2, 2013

And more cool events this summer: a workshop organized by the Khademhosseini lab, Wyss Institute, NSF and Brigham and Women’s on Micro and Nanotechnologies for Medicine.  Terrific lineup–see this link for more info and to register!  Thanks to Mehmet Dokmeci for the heads up. Micro- and Nanotechnologies for Medicine: Emerging Frontiers and Applications Cambridge, MA (USA) July […]

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CLEO 2013: Lab-on-a-chip meets optics

Thanks to Chris Myatt for a heads up on some interesting sessions he is organizing at the Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) Conference in San Jose, June 9-14.  Some fantastic talks, including one from Valerie Ng who’ll be talking about end user perspectives — what do they really want to see?  Definitely worth checking out! […]

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Microdroplets in Action Symposium: Cambridge UK July 26 2013

Droplets, droplets everywhere!  I just heard about this upcoming 1-day symposium on microdroplets organized by Chris Abell’s group in Cambridge UK with a nice roster of speakers.  Great to see the mix of industry and academia: MICRODROPLETS IN ACTION SYMPOSIUM Friday 26th July 2013, 9.30 am – 5.30 pm Christ’s College, Cambridge, UK “Microdroplets in Action” is […]

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Staff Engineer – Microdevice — Wyss Institute @ Harvard University

Staff Engineer – Microdevice — Wyss Institute @ Harvard University Duties & Responsibilities:   The mission of the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University is to transform human healthcare and the environment by emulating the way nature builds. Developed as an alliance between Harvard and other premier academic and clinical partner institutions, Institute […]

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Boston University: Summer Translational Research Fellowship Announcement DUE 4/1/2013

Do you have an MD or PhD and are interested in developing point-of-care technologies for cancer?  Wondering what you’ll be doing this summer?  Here’s an exciting opportunity from the Center for Future Technologies in Cancer Care at Boston University.  Note the deadline is 4/1/2013 — still time to apply! Summer Translational Research Fellowship Announcement Application Due 4/1/13. […]

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Postdoc / Staff Scientist Position in iPSC Biology and Microfluidics — National Cancer Institute

Postdoc / Staff Scientist Position in iPSC Biology and Microfluidics ​Regenerative Biology Group Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research / National Cancer Institute A postdoctoral position in induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) biology, label-free cell sorting, and microfluidics is available. The incumbent will lead the characterization of a novel label-free microfluidic cell sorting platform.  We […]

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Revisiting CTCs: A Compilation of Commercial CTC Platforms

A few days ago Abdur Rub, Head of the In Vitro Diagnostics Program at the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) in Singapore commented on a previous FluidicMEMS post on circulating tumor cells (CTCs).  He maintains a terrific compilation of commercial CTC efforts worldwide (shown above).  There’s a lot of commercial activity in the CTC space, […]

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