RASOR Symposium 2010: Lab-on-a-Chip for Cell and Proteomics

Published: 7 January 2010

Professor George Whitesides presents Plenary talk at RASOR symposium. RASOR symposium on technical advances in nanotechnology & miniaturisation in cell & proteomics research. University of Glasgow, 5 March 2010.

Bute Hall, Gilbert Scott Building, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, 5 March 2010

The RASOR consortium hosted a focused discussion on the recent technical advances in applying nanotechnology and miniaturisation in cell and proteomics research. The event succeeded in attracting 180 delegates from the academic and commercial scientific community from all over the UK and beyond.

Professor George Whitesides, the Woodford L. & Ann A. Flowers University Professor in the Department of Chemistry at Harvard University, presented the Plenary talk entitled "Simple, Low-cost Diagnostic Systems: from Open-channel to Paper".


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Array technology
Single cell analysis
Protein functional study


09:00 Registration and coffee
09:30 Dr Andy Pitt, RASOR
          Introduction to RASOR Consortium

09:45 Professor Jon Cooper, RASOR
          Acoustically Activated Microfluidic Manipulations

10:15 Professor Andrew de Mello, Imperial College
          Droplet-Based Tools for High Efficiency Cellular Analysis

10:45 Coffee

11:15 Professor George Whitesides, Harvard University, 
          Simple, Low-cost Diagnostic Systems: from Open-channel to Paper

12:15 Dr Guillaume Charras, UCL
          Neutrophil Migration in Confined Environments

12:45 Professor Mark Bradley, University of Edinburgh 
          Polymer Microarrays - Manipulating and Controlling Cells

13:15 Lunch and posters

14:00 Professor Ted Hupp, RASOR
          Discovering Protein-Protein Interactions Using Peptide Libraries

14:30 Dr Tracy Melvin, University of Southampton
          Photonic and Microfluidic Methods for Bioanalysis

15:00 Dr Logan Mackay, RASOR
          LC and MS Integratable Digital Microfluidic Devices for Automated Protein Identification

15:30 Professor Kishan Dholakia, University of St Andrews
         Light Takes Shape: Trapping, Sorting and Photoporation of Cells

16:00 Closing remarks
16:10 Symposium ends







If you require further information about this meeting please contact:

Bo Wang (RASOR Project Manager) Tel: 0141 330 8611 or,
Jillian Bryce (RASOR administrator) Tel: 0141 330 6600.


Postal Address

Jillian Bryce,
RASOR administrator
North Lab A2.09
Joseph Black Building
University of Glasgow
Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK

First published: 7 January 2010

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