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Microdroplets in Action Symposium 2013

When Jul 26, 2013
from 09:30 AM to 05:30 PM
Where The Yusuf Hamied Theatre, Christ's College, Cambridge
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microdroplet-symposium"Microdroplets in Action" is a one-day symposium to bring together leading scientists working in the area of microdroplets. Microdroplets are small homogeneous droplets, typically generated in microfluidic systems. Each droplet is potentially a unique reaction chamber in which a discrete chemical or biological transformation can be carried out. Microdroplets provide a conceptually new platform for carrying out experiments in the physical and biological sciences. Research in this area involves device fabrication, droplet physics, surfactant chemistry and ultrasensitive detection methods. The field has developed rapidly in recent years with applications in chemistry, biology and material science. There is strong interest in the area in Europe, the USA and Asia and a growing number of companies are seeking to adopt the technology.


Speakers

Professor Charles Baroud - Laboratoire d'Hydrodynamique, Ecole Polytechnique, Paris
Professor Jerome Bibette - ESPCI, Paris, France
Professor Jonathan Cooper - University of Glasgow, UK
The Dolomite Centre Ltd - Royston, UK
Dr Joshua B Edel - London Centre for Nanotechnology, Imperial College, London
Dr Martin Fischlechner - University of Southampton, UK 
Professor Piotr Garstecki - Institute of Physical Chemistry, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Dr Darren Link - Raindance Technologies, USA
Dr Xize Niu - University of Southampton, UK 
Sphere Fluidics Ltd - Cambridge, UK
Dr Volkert van Steijn - Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
Dr Yonghao Zhang - University of Strathclyde, UK


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