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Jan 27, 2014 talk @ the Wyss: Developing and manufacturing micro-engineered products

Talk today on microengineered products from Dr. Erol Harvey, CEO of MiniFAB, today at the Wyss Institute at Harvard: Developing and manufacturing micro-engineered products Monday, January 27, 2014 3:30 – 4:30 PM Room 521, Wyss Institute 3 Blackfan Circle, Boston, MA 02115 Micro-engineered products are finding applications in a number of global markets including lab-on-a-chip systems, […]

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Dec 5 2013 Event: Innovations at the intersections of micro/nanofabrication technology, biology, and biomedicine

Exciting event coming up on December 5th at Boston University on “Innovations at the intersections of micro/nanofabrication technology, biology, and biomedicine“.   Organized by Professor Xin Zhang, the speaker line-up is stellar!  See below for details and click here to register: http://www.cvent.com/d/l4qjgb/4W Please join us at the Boston University Photonics Center on Thursday, December 5 […]

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Microfluidics 2.0 Workshop on Capillary-based Microfluidics for Bioanalysis 2012

Are you curious about the rapidly growing field of paper microfluidics?  Or maybe you’re already in the field and want to meet up with others doing the same?  Are you already planning to visit Boston this fall for MRS and building your itinerary? Then check out this year’s Microfluidics 2.0 Workshop on Capillary-based Microfluidics for […]

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Takeaways from the 2011 Wyss Institute Microfluidics & Medicine Symposium (part 1)

Last month I attended the Wyss Institute’s Symposium on Microfluidics and Medicine, a fantastic gathering of some of the most influential people in microfluidics from around the world. While many speakers were from academia, it was different from a typical academic conference because (in the spirit of the new Wyss Insitute) the focus was on how microfluidics could be launched […]

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FluidicMEMS May 2011 Event: Bill Rodriguez of Daktari Diagnostics

Terrific to have Bill Rodriguez, CEO and founder of Daktari Diagnostics, speak at the FluidicMEMS gathering on May 26th sponsored by MicroPEP, where a mix of ~50 microfluidics folks in the Boston area from academia and industry gathered over food and drink to meet, exchange ideas, and trade stories. Daktari is developing a portable microfluidic CD4 cell counter for HIV patients […]

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3/21/2011: On-Q-Ity’s Mara Aspinall to speak at MassBio Annual Meeting

On March 21, On-Q-Ity’s Mara Aspinall will be speaking at the upcoming MassBio Annual Meeting in Cambridge, MA focused on personalized medicine.  On-Q-Ity is developing microfluidic diagnostics for detecting rare circulating tumor cells (CTCs) and was featured in a FluidicMEMS blog post last year.  Since then On-Q-Ity has forged a strategic alliance with LabCorp, a larger company that offers established sales, […]

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Wyss Institute Symposium May 9, 2011: MICROFLUIDICS AND MEDICINE

The Wyss Institute at Harvard (recently mentioned in this previous post) is holding a symposium on May 9, 2011 on “Microfluidics and Medicine: accelerating the flow from lab to clinic.” For those of you interested in commercialization of microfluidics, this is a fantastic opportunity to hear from leaders in the area. Definitely check this out!  […]

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12/9: Sangeeta Bhatia talks at MIT on cooperative nanosystems for cancer diagnosis and therapy

Triggered self-assembly of nanoparticles by tumor protease (MMP-2). Image credit: Sangeeta Bhatia Another great talk this week at MIT from the MNSS Seminar Series to close out the year: on Thursday 12/9 at 3pm MIT Prof. Sangeeta Bhatia will be giving a talk on “Engineering Cooperative Nanosystems for Cancer Diagnosis and Therapy.” The talk will be […]

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12/6: MIT webinar on value creation and capture in the microfluidics market

Update: For those not able to attend live, the recorded presentation is available here: http://tinyurl.com/3744jx6. Thanks to Carrie Stalder of the Venture Cafe for the tip on an intriguing talk on Monday December 6, 2010 from noon-1pm EST by Shailendra Anand Yadav of the Broad Institute on “Analysis of Value Creation and Value Capture in […]

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12/2: Don Ingber speaks at MIT on biomimetic microsystems

On Thursday December 2, Professor Don Ingber of Harvard’s Wyss Institute will be giving a talk at MIT on “Biomimetic Microsystems Technologies: Organs-on-Chips” as part of the Micro/Nano-technology Seminar Series. The talk will be held at 3pm in MIT Building 1 Room 190. Ingber is known for his pioneering work on cell mechanics. In addition […]

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