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Second Annual Workshop on Capillary Based Microfluidics for Bioanalysis

Day One of the conference was webcast live. Click on the Session headings to watch the recorded talks.


Final Schedule and Poster Abstracts

November 30, 2012

8:15 am Registration and Light Breakfast

SESSION ONE TALKS

8:45 am     Welcome and Introduction

9:00 am Dr. Richard Crooks, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, The University of Texas at Austin,“Amplification and Electrochemical Detection Strategies Implemented in Origami-based Paper Fluidic Devices.”

9:45  am Dr. Karen Gleason, Alexander and I. Michael Kasser Professor of Chemical Engineering, MIT, “Paper Photovoltaics.”

10:30 am Poster Viewing and Coffee Break

SESSION TWO TALKS

11:00 am    Dr. Ratmir Derda, Department of Chemistry, University of Alberta,“Paper Petri Dishes”: Point-of-Care Production, Culture, and Antibiotic Screening.”

11:45 am Jose Gomez-Marquez, MIT- Little Devices Group, Cambridge, MA, “Design for Hack in Paper Diagnostics.”

12:15 pm Lunch and Poster Session

SESSION THREE TALKS

1:15 pm        Dr. John D. Brennan, Canada Research Chair in Bioanalytical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, McMaster University, “Bioactive Paper Diagnostics for Assessing Food and Water Safety.”

2:00 pm      Dr. Bernhard Weigl, PATH, Seattle, WA, “2DPN and Other Non-Instrumented Assay Methods for Global Health Applications”

2:45 pm Poster Viewing, Coffee Break, Afternoon Demo: Dr. Jacqueline Linnes, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Boston University, “Adher.io TB, A Paper-Based Drug Adherence Monitor.”

SESSION FOUR TALKS

3:15 pm      Dr. Marya Lieberman, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Notre Dame, “Fast Screening for Low-Quality Pharmaceuticals with Paper Millifluidic Devices.”

4 pm             Dr. Barry Lutz, Department of Bioengineering, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, “Programming Paper Networks for Automated Point of Care Assays.”

4:45pm       Closing Remarks

5:00 pm Group Dinner and Reception

Day Two, December 1, 2012, Schedule: Hands-on Demonstrations

Day Two Presenters

Dr. Charlie Mace, Diagnostics for All, Cambridge, MA, “A Paper-Based Point-of-Care Test for Liver Function.”

Dr. Marya Lieberman, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Notre Dame, “Making and Testing a Paper Device to Detect Low-Quality Pharmaceuticals.”

Dr. Ratmir Derda, Department of Chemistry, University of Alberta,“Paper Petri Dishes.”

Dr. Paul Yager Laboratory, Department of Bioengineering, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, Flow visualization by electrochemical marking.”

Dr. Paul Yager Laboratory, Department of Bioengineering, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, Controlled Release of Patterned Dry Reagents

Dr. John Brennan, “Bioactive Paper Diagnostics for Assessing Food and Water Safety.”

Information about the 2011 program is at this link.