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! (Register using the link below.)
What: 2nd International Wyss Symposium, MICROFLUIDICS AND MEDICINE: accelerating the flow from lab to clinic
When: Monday, May 9, 2011, 8:15am – 6:30pm
Where: Joseph B. Martin Conference Center (Amphitheater), 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston, MA 0211
Description: The Microfluidics and Medicine symposium, chaired by Wyss core faculty members Don Ingber, George Whitesides and David Weitz, will focus on recent advances in the in the field of microfluidics that are accelerating development of medical technologies in areas ranging from diagnostics and therapeutics to high-throughput screening technologies and organs-on-chips. The day will end with a panel discussion on Commercialization Challenges and Lessons Learned, followed by a talk by George Whitesides on the future of this dynamic field.
Registration URL: http://wyss.harvard.edu/microfluidics_symposium