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Gajus Worthington on the early days of Fluidigm

Recently I ran across this Stanford video of Gajus Worthington, co-founder and CEO of Fluidigm. Recorded in 2004, it’s a behind-the-scenes snapshot of the early years of the company, after they’d launched their first products (in protein crystallization) in 2003. Over the past decade Fluidigm has gone from fundraising to becoming a public company with […]

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Interview with Melinda Hale: Low-cost manufacturing of microfluidic devices

Recently I was lucky to meet Melinda Hale, a graduate student at MIT in David Hardt’s group.  Melinda’s research focuses on developing low-cost systems for manufacturing microfluidic devices.  Here Melinda generously answers a few questions on the hot embossing system she developed. What is hot embossing?  Why is hot embossing important for microfluidics? Hot embossing […]

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