The next Materials Research Society (MRS) Conference in Boston is at the end of the month, and the lineup for theSymposium II: BioMEMS Material and Devices (Nov 28 – Dec 1)looks fantastic.
Topics range widely, including BioMEMS, microfluidics for cell culture, CTC capture, implantable devices, biosensors, and tools for cell mechanics. Talks include:
Microfluidic Technology for Building and Handling 3D Tissue Structures. Shoji Takeuchi
Neuroscience on a Chip. Albert Folch
Multipurpose Microfluidic Probes: Dipoles, Quadrupoles and Electrochemical Sensors for Studies with Cells and Tissue. David Juncker
Microfluidics for Cell Sorting and Clinical Applications.Mehmet Toner
Immuno-Pillar Chips for Clinical Diagnosis.Manabu Tokeshi
Electrohydrodynamic Jet Printing for Hydrogel Cell Culture Substrates.Michael Poellmann, Kira L. Barton and Amy J. Wagoner Johnson
Toward a Lithographically Patterned Bio-Artificial Pancreas. Jaehyun Park, Yevgeniy V. Kalinin, Christina L. Randall and David H. Gracias
Microfabricated Polyester Microwell Device for Stem Cell Culture Experiments.Seila Selimovic, Francesco Piraino, Hojae Bae, Marco Rasponi, Alberto Redaelli and Ali Khademhosseini
Applications of Sensing and Actuation Materials in Medical Micro-Instruments.Yogesh Gianchandani
…and many other speakers and topics.