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Technical Conferences
Confirmed Speakers
Nano Electronics & Photonics
Nano Fabrication
Sensors & Systems
Micro & Nano Fluidics
MSM - Modeling Microsystems
WCM - Compact Modeling
Nanostructured Materials & Devices
Soft Nanotechnologies & Applications
Polymer Nanotechnology
Carbon Nano Structures & Devices
Nano Particles & Applications
Composites & Interfaces
Energy Technologies & Applications
Environment & Society
ICCN - Nanoscale Modeling
Nanoscale Characterization
National Security Applications
Bio Nano Materials & Tissues
Bio Sensors & Diagnostics
Biomarkers & Nanoparticles
Cancer Diagnostics, Imaging & Treatment
Cellular & Molecular Dynamics
Computational Modeling in Life Sciences
Drug Delivery & Therapeutics
Nano Medicine
Nanotech to Neurology
Clean & Controlled Environments
TechConnect Summit - IP Matchmaking
Industrial Impact Workshop
Program Committee

Conference Proceedings

Conference Technical Proceedings

Micro & Nano Fluidics

Micro & Nano Fluidics

Symposium Sponsor


Symposium Chair

Steffen Hardt Steffen Hardt
Darmstadt University of Technology, DE,

Confirmed Speakers

Gregor Dernick Microfluidics and Miniaturized Arrayed Assays for the Evaluation of Biological Diversity
Gregor Dernick
F. Hoffmann-La Roche, CH
(speaker biography)
Martin Gijs Martin Gijs
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology of Lausanne (EPFL), CH
(speaker biography)
David Weitz Creating Soft Nanostructured Materials using Microfludics
David Weitz, Harvard University, US
(speaker biography)

Joint Sessions

Symposium Sessions


Monday May 8

1:30 Fluidics: Particle & Cell Transport: Sponsored by Kodak
4:00 Soft Nanotech: Micro Fluidics: Creating Soft Nanostructured Materials Using Microfluidics
6:00 Poster Session 1 and Nanotech Exhibit Reception hosted by Advance Nanotech, booth #903
 Micro & Nano Fluidics - 1
 Biological & Chemical Sensors - 1

Tuesday May 9

8:30 Keynote - Soft Nanotechnology: Characterization
10:30 Fluidics: Two-Phase Micro Fluidics: Sponsored by Kodak
1:30 Fluidics: Micro & Nano Flow Modeling & Fundamentals: Sponsored by Kodak
4:00 Poster Session 2 and Nanotech Exhibit Reception hosted by Feinstein Kean Healthcare, booth #716
 Micro & Nano Fluidics - 2
 Biological & Chemical Sensors - 2
6:00 Fluidics: Integrated Micro Fluidic Systems: Sponsored by Kodak

Wednesday May 10

8:30 Keynote - Nanotech Materials and Chemistry: NanoFab: Nano Electronics
10:30 Bio Sensors and Diagnostics: Sensors & Systems
4:00 Bio Sensors and Diagnostics: Fluidics: Lab-On-Chip
6:00 Poster Session 3 and Reception
 Bio Sensors and Diagnostics

Thursday May 11

8:30 Keynotes - NanoFab: Nano Electronics
10:30 Bio Sensors and Diagnostics

Symposium Program


Monday May 8

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1:30 Fluidics: Particle & Cell Transport: Sponsored by KodakRoom 203
 Session chair: Steffen Hardt, Darmstadt University, DE
1:30 Micro- and Nanofluidics: Fundamentals & Applications (invited overview presentation)
S. Hardt, Darmstadt University of Technology, DE
2:00 A Lab-on-a-Chip using Magnetic Droplets (invited)
U. Lehmann, V.K. Parashar, C. Vandevyver and M.A.M. Gijs, EPFL, CH (speaker biography)
2:30 Whole Blood Pumped by Laser Driven Micropump
T. Ussing, L.V. Petersen, U. Krühne and L. Højslet, FluimediX, DK
2:50 Combination Ultrasonic- Dielectrophoretic Particle Traps for Particle Trapping and Sample Purification in a Microfluidic Channel
O. Marina, M.D. Ward and G. Kaduchak, Los Alamos National Laboratory, US
3:10 Blood dynamics in microfabricated vessel networks
A.W. Mulivor, S. Shevkoplyas, C. Sun, M.W. Bitensky and L.L. Munn, Massachusetts General Hospital, US
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4:00 Soft Nanotech: Micro Fluidics: Creating Soft Nanostructured Materials Using MicrofluidicsRoom 210
 Session chair: Pat Spicer, Procter & Gamble, US
4:00 Creating soft nanostructured materials using microfludics (invited)
D.A. Weitz, Harvard University, US (speaker biography)
4:30 Controlled production of food emulsion using microfluidics
C. Pulido de Torres, E. Amici, A. Gallarino, M. Da Silva, F. Jousse, Unilever, UK
4:50 Effect of Surface Hydration and Interfusion of Suspended Silica Nanoparticles on Heat Transfer
D. Milanova, X. Wu and R. Kumar, University of Central Florida, US
5:10 Playing with actuators in microfluidic systems
P. Tabeling, V. Barbier, J. Goulpeau, B. Lonetti and H. Willaime, ESPCI, FR
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6:00 Poster Session 1 and Nanotech Exhibit Reception hosted by Advance Nanotech, booth #903Expo Hall
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Micro & Nano Fluidics - 1Expo Hall
- AC Electroosmotic Fluid Flow in Electrolytes Generated by Two Coplanar Microelectrodes
K. Adamiak, University of Western Ontario, CA
- Microchannel Mixing, Entropy and Multifractals
M. Kaufman, M. Camesasca, I. Manas-Zloczower, Cleveland State University, US
- Computationally Efficient Models of Flow-through Affinity-based Assays
D.K. Peterson, W.H. Wright and D.B. MacQueen, SRI International, US
- Simulation and Optimization of a Flow-Through Micro PCR Chip
J. Kang, C.-C. Chen, J. Smolinski, R.A. Thomas, J.D. Tucker, G.W. Auner, Industrial Technology Research Institute, TW & Wayne State University, US
- Simulation of a Microfluidic Particle Concentrator and Separator
C.-C. Chen and G.W. Auner, Industrial Technology Research Institute, TW & Wayne State University, US
- Computational experiments on three-dimensional molecular diffusion in porous media
V.J. Alarcon, W. Kingery and J. Zhu, Mississippi State University, US
- Full Coupling Simulation of a Membrane Micropump
Q. Yao, D. Xu, L.S. Pan, A.L. Melissa Teo, W.M. Ho, V.S. Peter Lee and M. Shabbir, Institute of High Performance Computing, SG
- Heat Transfer Cost-Effectiveness of Nanofluids
D. Xu, L. Pan and Q. Yao, Institute og High Performance Computing, SG
- High-Throughput Screening Devices Based on Hydrophobic Microfluidics
J.J. Chen, H.J. Yang, J.W. Wu, S.H. Parng and T.M. Yu, Industrial Technology Research Institute, TW
- Shape Oscillation and Internal Mixing in Sessile Liquid Drops using ElectroWetting-On-Dielectric (EWOD)
R. Miraghaie, J.D. Sterling and A. Nadim, Keck Graduate Institute, US
- Directed Evolution in Microreactors
A. Hübner, H. Leemhuis and F. Hollfelder, University of Cambridge, GB
- Microfluidic Control for Gravity-Driven ELISA Apparatus
J.W. Wu and N.K. Yao, ITRI/ERSO, TW
- Microfluidic Device for Conventional and Traveling-Wave Dielectrophoresis
A. Kumar, A. Acrivos, B. Khusid and C.D. James, New Jersey Institute of Technology, US
- Experimental Visualization of Bubble Generation and Breakup in T-junctions of Microchannels
Y. Zhang, Q. Xiao, L. Cheng and L. Wang, The University of Hong Kong, HK
- Computational Heat Transfer and Two-phase Flow in Miniature Tubes
D. Lakehal and C. Narayanan, ASCOMP, CH
- DNA Extraction with Parallel Electrodes on Microfluidic System
S.H. Parng, T.K. Shia, H.J. Yang and C.H. Kuo, Microsystem Technology Common Laboratory, TW
- Micro-Fluidics at ATMC
L. Bullock, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, US
- Quantitative Spatial Mapping of Mixing and Temperature in Microfluidic Systems
E.M. Graham, S.W. Magennis, K.G. Macnamara, D.P. Towers and A.C. Jones, University of Edinburgh, UK
- A Novel Technique for Fabricating Biomolecular Nano-Arrays
K. Barbee and X. Huang, University Of California, San Diego, US
- Preparation and Characterization of Various Nanofluids
W.C. Williams, I.C. Bang, E. Forrest, L.W. Hu and J. Buongiorno, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US
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Biological & Chemical Sensors - 1Expo Hall
- Multifunctional cantilever arrays for chemical and biological sensing
N. Backmann, T. Braun, J. Zhang, K. Gfeller, N. Nugaeva, F. Huber, A. Bietsch, H.P. Lang, A. Plückthun, Ch. Gerber and M. Hegner, University of Basel, CH
- CNT-Array Integrated SoC for Biological Sensor Applications
S.M. Seo, J-H Cheon, J.H. Lee, M. Lee, J. Im, B-Y Lee, I-Y Chung, S. Hong, Y.J. Park and H.S. Min, Seoul National University, KR
- Measurement of Zeptomole Neurotransmitters Released from Hydrogel Entrapped Living PC-12 Cells on sCNT- Pd/Pt modified Electrochemical Electrodes Integrated with a Capillary Electrophoresis Nano-Chip
R-G Wu, T-S Shiu, F-G Tseng and C-S Yang, National Tsing Hua University, TW
- Novel Photonic Technique Creates Micrometer Resolution Multi-sensor Arrays and Provides a New Approach to Coupling of Genes, Nucleic Acids, Peptide Hormones and Drugs to Nanoparticle Carriers
M.T. Neves-Petersen, M. Duroux, L. Duroux, E. Skovsen and S.B. Petersen, Professor, DK
- Gated Nanoelectronic Biomolecular Field-Effect Transistor (BioFET) Sensor
Y. Chen, C-Y Hou, A. Kalinowski, S. Erramilli, C. Chamon and P. Mohanty, Boston University, US
- Electrochemical ‘Lab-on-a-Chip’ for Toxicity Detection in Water
R. Popovtzer, T. Neufeld, E.Z. Ron, J. Rishpon and Y. Shacham-Diamand, Tel Aviv University, IL
- Electrophoretically Actuated Nanoscale Optoentropic Transduction Mechanisms
B. Sullivan, D. Dehlinger, S. Zlatanovic, S. Esener and M.J. Heller, University of California San Diego, US
- A Simple and Direct Biomolecule Detection Based on a Microwave Resonator
Y-H Kim, S-I Yoon, S. Park, H-S Kim, Y-J Kim and H-I Jung, Yonsei University, KR
- Biomedical Applications of Carbon Nanotubes and the related Cellular Toxicity
S. Bellucci, C. Balasubramanian, A. Bergamaschi, M. Bottini, A. Magrini and T. Mustelin, INFN-Laboratori Nazionali di Frascati, IT

Tuesday May 9

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8:30 Keynote - Soft Nanotechnology: CharacterizationRoom 210
 Session chair: Fiona Case, Case Scientific, US
8:30 Colloidal Delivery Systems for Functional Food Design (invited)
K. Velikov, Unilever R&D, UK (speaker biography)
9:15 Characterization of Nanostructured Materials (invited)
S.K. Sinha, University of San Diego, US (speaker biography)
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10:30 Fluidics: Two-Phase Micro Fluidics: Sponsored by KodakRoom 104
 Session chair: Ed Furlani, Kodak, US
10:30 Simulation of filling of microfluidic devices using a coarse-grained continuum contact angle model
C. Narayanan and D. Lakehal, ASCOMP, CH
10:50 On the Motion of a Bubble through Microchannel Contractions
H. Chio, M-J Jensen, X. Wang, H. Bruus and D. Attinger, Columbia University, US
11:10 Superhydrophobic Nanowire Surfaces for Drop Movement Using Magnetic Fields
A. Egatz-Gomez, S. Melle, A.A. García, S. Lindsay, M.A. Rubio, P. Domínguez, T. Picraux, J. Taraci, T. Clement, M. Hayes and D. Gust, Arizona State University, US
11:30 Electrophoretic Transport of Proteins in Microchannels Filled with Immiscible Aqueous Phases
G. Muenchow, S. Hardt, K.S. Drese, J.P. Kutter, Darmstadt University of Technology, DE
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1:30 Fluidics: Micro & Nano Flow Modeling & Fundamentals: Sponsored by KodakRoom 104
 Session chair: James Gleeson, University College Cork, UK
1:30 Simulation of Electrokinetic Flow and Analyte Transport in Nano Channels
J.J. Feng, S. Krishnamoorthy, G.W. Wang and S. Sundaram, CFD Research Corporation, US
1:50 Infinitely fast reactions in micromixers
J.P. Gleeson, University College Cork, Ireland, IE
2:10 Electric Field Driven Motion of Flexible Polyelectrolytes – A Molecular Dynamics Study
T.S. Lo, B. Khusid, A. Acrivos and J. Koplik, New Jersey Institute of Technology, US
2:30 Macromodeling for Microfluidic Channels
C-W Kuo, C-M Chein and Y-J Yang, National Taiwan University, TW
2:50 Capillary filling speed in silicon dioxide nano-channels
S.E. Jarlgaard, M.B.L. Mikkelsen, P. Skafte-Pedersen, H. Bruus and A. Kristensen, Technical University of Denmark, DK
3:10 Magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) Complex Flow Generation in Microchannel
D.S. Kim and T.H. Kwon, Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), KR
3:30 Analysis of the Droplet Ejection for Piezoelectric-driven Industrial Inkjet Head
S. Sim, S-J Park, C. Park, Y. Yoo, Y. Kim, J. Joung and Y. Oh, Samsung Electro Mechanics Co., KR
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4:00 Poster Session 2 and Nanotech Exhibit Reception hosted by Feinstein Kean Healthcare, booth #716Expo Hall
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Micro & Nano Fluidics - 2Expo Hall
- Microfluidic System for Assessing the Controllability of MC-1 Magnetotactic Bacteria as Carriers in Micro-channels
Z. Lu and S. Martel, NanoRobotics Laboratory, CA
- Microfluidics and Rheology of Carbon Black Dilute Suspensions: Modeling, Measurement, and Applications
C. Aramphongphun, O. Hemminger, J.M. Castro and L.J. Lee, The Ohio State University, US
- Synthesis of Shear Thickening Fluid Using Sonochemical Method
V.K. Rangari, T.A. Hassan, H. Mahfuz and S. Jeelani, Tuskegee University, US
- A Micromachined Sparse Cell Isolation Device: Application in Prenatal Diagnostics
H. Mohamed, J.N. Turner and M. Caggana, Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, US
- Chemically Robust Microfluidic Devices for Radiochemistry Platforms
J.P. Rolland, A. Elizarov, J. Brewster, J.R. Heath and J.M. DeSimone, Liquidia Technologies, US
- Chaotic flows in microchannels: A lattice Boltzmann study
F. Varnik and D. Raabe, Max-Planck Institut fuer Eisenforschung, DE
- Microfluidic T-Form Mixer Utilizing Pressure Disturbances
Y.B. Ma, M. Fields, C.P. Sun, F.Y. Zhang, J.C. Liao, Y. Li, B.M. Churchill and C.M. Ho, University of California at Los Angeles, US
- Thermal modeling of a PMMA microfluidic separation chip
Y. Zhu and A. Bui, CSIRO Australia, AU
- Cell and Particle Concentration on the Chip
D. Irimia and M. Toner, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, US
- Modeling multi-scale liquid dispersion phenomena in conjunction with Computational Fluid Dynamics
S. Mohan, A. Haidari and A. Mukopadhyay, Fluent, Inc., US
- Optical and impedance detection of DNA hybridisation on barcoded micro particles in a microfluidic device
D. Holmes, A. Whitton, G. Cavalli-Petraglia, G. Galitonov, S. Birtwell, S. Banu, N. Zheludev and H. Morgan, University of Southampton, UK
- Numerical Simulation of Microchannel Convection
L. Wang and F. Liu, The University of Hong Kong, HK
- Characterisation of thin film piezoelectric materials by differential interferometric techniques
M.G. Cain, M. Steward and M. Downs, National Physical Laboratory, UK
- Nano level study of superhydrophobic material with an acoustic multiresonance shear wave sensors
S.J. Kwoun, R.M. Lec, R.A. Cairncross, P. Shah and C.J. Brinker, Drexel University, US
- A Behavior of Protein Adsorption on Poly(Ethylene Glycol)-Modified Surfaces under Flow Conditions at Relatively Low Concentrations for Microfluidics Systems
C.J. Chun, K. Lenghaus, L. Riedel, A. Bhalkikar and J.J. Hickman, University of Central Florida, US
- Integrated Microfluidic Device with an Electroplated Palladium Decoupler for Electrochemical Detection of the 8-hydroxydeoxyguanosine (8-OH-dG) DNA Adduct
A.A. Dawoud, T. Kawaguchi and R. Jankowiak, Iowa State University, US
- Analytical Model for Magnetic Particle Transport in a Magnetically Biased Microfluidic System
E.P. Furlani, University at Buffalo, US
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Biological & Chemical Sensors - 2Expo Hall
- A Novel, Low Power Biosensor for Real Time Monitoring of Creatinine and Urea in Peritoneal Dialysis
B. Premanode and C. Toumazou, Institute of Biomedical Engineering, UK
- PCR-free DNA-based biosensing with polymeric optical hybridization transduction using micro- and submicron-magnetic bead captured on micro-electromagnetic traps
S. Dubus, B. Le Droggof, J-F. Gravel, D. Boudreau and T. Veres, Laval University, CA
- Development of Nanoprobes as Glucose Biosensors
M. Dweik and S. Grant, University of Missouri-Columbia, US
- Carbon Nanotube-based Labels for Sensitive Nucleic Acids Detection
A.C. Lee, J.S. Ye, S.N. Tan, D. Poenar, F.S. Sheu, C.K. Heng and T.M. Lim, National University of Singapore, SG
- Protease activity profiling in nanoliter-volume sample using the capillary microarrays
O.N. Burchak, L. Mugherli, F. Chatelain and M.Y. Balakirev, CEA, FR
- Fabrication of impedimetric sensors for label-free Point-of-Care immunoassay cardiac marker systems, with microfluidic blood flow delivery, and results telemetry to PDA
M. Tweedie, R. Subramanian, I. Craig, E.T. McAdams and J.A.D. McLaughlin, University of Ulster at Jordanstown, UK
- Assembly of DNA Rotaxanes for AFM Based DNA Sequencing
Q. Spadola, S. Qamar, L. Lin, B. Ashcroft, P. Zhang and S.M. Lindsay, The Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University, US
- Surface modification and characterization of a cyclic olefin copolymer for magnetic bead-based stop-flow microfluidic ELISA
M. Herrmann, T. Veres and M. Tabrizian, McGill University, CA
- Carbon Microstructures for Glucose Biosensor
H. Xu, K. Malladi, C. Wang and M.J. Madou, University of California, Irvine, US
- Microfluidic Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in Surface Enhanced Poly(methyl methacrylate) Microchannels
Y. Bai, W-C Huang and S-T Yang, Ohio State University, US
- Biosensors Fabricated through Electrostatic Assembly of Enzymes/Polyelectrolyte Hybrid Layers on Carbon Nanotubes
Y. Lin, G. Liu and J. Wang, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, US
- Magnetic Devices for Ultra High Throughput Biological Analysis
T. Mitrelias, Z. Jiang, J. Llandro and J.A.C. Bland, University of Cambridge, UK
- New Biosensor Technologies: Your Personal, Portable and Always On-call Physician
P. Gammel, Advance Nanotech Inc., US
- Direct-Write CMOS-Based Laboratory-On-Chip
E. Ghafar-Zadeh, M. Sawan and D. Therriault, École Polytechnique de Montréal, CA
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6:00 Fluidics: Integrated Micro Fluidic Systems: Sponsored by KodakRoom 209
 Session chair: Boris Khusid, New Jersey Institute of Technology, US
6:00 Thermally Induced Marangoni Instability of Liquid Microjets with Application to Continuous Inkjet Printing
E.P. Furlani, B.G. Price, G. Hawkins and A.G. Lopez, Eastman Kodak Co., US
6:20 Integrated microfluidic device to monitor the cells acidification rate in nanoliter volumes using microfabricated iridium oxide electrodes
I.A. Ges, B.L. Ivanov and F.J. Baudenbacher, Vanderbilt University, US
6:40 Coin-Shaped Reactor in Microfluidic Devices Used for Radiopharmaceutical Synthesis
A.M. Elizarov, H.C. Kolb, R.M. van Dam, J.R. Heath, H.C. Padgett, J. Huang, A. Daridon, California Institute of Technology, US
7:00 Mixed-Methodology-Based System-Level Simulation of Biochemical Assays in Integrated Microfluidic Systems
Y. Wang, A.S. Bedekar, S. Krishnamoorthy, S.S. Siddhaye and S. Sundaram, CFD Research Corporation, US

Wednesday May 10

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8:30 Keynote - Nanotech Materials and Chemistry: NanoFab: Nano ElectronicsRoom 210
 Session chair: Leo Ocola, Argonne National Lab, US
8:30 Integrating soft and hard materials in nanoscale based devices (invited)
N. Petersen, NRC-CNRC, CA (speaker biography)
9:15 Nanotechnology and Energy, the Smalley Vision: Be a Scientist-- Save the World (invited)
W. Adams, Amy Jaffe and Richard Smalley(deceased), Smalley Institute, Rice University, US (speaker biography)
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10:30 Bio Sensors and Diagnostics: Sensors & SystemsRoom 208
 Session chair: Mehran Mehregany, Case Western Reserve University, USA
10:30 Overview - Bio Sensors and Diagnostics (invited overview presentation)
S. Iyer, Los Alamos National Laboratory, US
11:00 Detection of Biological Species by Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering
A. Sengupta, M. Volny, C.B. Wilson, F. Turecek and E.J. Davis, University of Washington, US
11:20 Multi-plex biomolecular detection using Bio-nanotransduction
J.R. Branen, University of Idaho, US
11:40 Integrated Techniques for Transmembrane Protein Sensing
S.J. Wilk, L. Petrossian, M. Goryll, T.J. Thornton, S.M. Goodnick, J.M. Tang and R.S. Eisenberg, Arizona State University, US
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4:00 Bio Sensors and Diagnostics: Fluidics: Lab-On-ChipRoom 208
 Session chair: Martin Gijs, EPFL, CH
4:00 Microfluidics and Miniaturized Arrayed Assays for the Evaluation of Biological Diversity (invited)
G. Dernick, Hoffmann-La Roche AG, CH (speaker biography)
4:30 Compact Disc (CD)-Based Automated Animal Assay
N.H. Kim, C.M. Dempsey, J. Zoval, J.Y. Sze and M.J. Madou, University of California, Irvine, US
4:50 DNA repair enzyme analysis on EWOD fluidic microprocessor
D. Jary, A. Chollat-Namy, Y. Fouillet, J. Boutet, C. Chabrol, G. Castellan, D. Gasparutto and C. Peponnet, CEA, FR
5:10 Detection and Localization of Antibody-Antigen Interactions with High Spatial Resolution on Collagen Tendons
R.D. Boyd, R. Avci, M. Schweitzer, J. Wittmeyer, B. Spangler and K.M. Thieltges, Cranfield University, UK
5:30 Fast and Efficient Nucleic Acid Testing by ST‘s In-CheckTM Lab-on-Chip Platform
S. Conoci, P. Di Pietro, S. Petralia, M.G. Amore, F. San Biagio, G. Alaimo, G. Iacono, E. Alessi, D. Ricceri, G. Di Trapani, F. Di Francesco and M. Palmieri, STMicroelectronics, IT
5:50 Optimizing antibody microarrays for high resolution SPR microscopy
G. Kim, A. Nishimoto, S. Cong, E. Johnson, H.W. Guan, B. Petcavish, S. Lasky, L. Hood and C.T. Campbell, Lumera Corporation, US
6:10 A Continuous Particle/Cell Sorter Using Dielectrophoresis
G.R. Wang, J.J. Feng, S. Vasantgadkar, K. Pant, B. Prabhakarpandian, S. Krishnamoorthy and S. Sundaram, CFD Research Corporation, US
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6:00 Poster Session 3 and ReceptionHall D
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Bio Sensors and DiagnosticsHall D
- A Sensitive Peptide-Nanotube Based Pathogen Assay
R.I. MacCuspie, I.A. Banerjee, S. Gummalla, H. Mostowski, P. Krause and H. Matsui, Hunter College, US
- Biomolecular diagnostics by a magnetic lab-on-a-chip
H. Brückl, M. Eggeling, R. Heer, C. Nöhammer and J. Schotter, ARC Seibersdorf Research GmbH, AT
- Nanoengineered Encapsulation of Organic Microcrystal as Novel Biolabels
W.C. Mak, K.Y. Cheung, R. Renneberg and D. Trau, National University of Singapore, SG
- Applications of Dielectrophoretic / electrohydrodynamic electrodes for concentration of biological nanoparticles
H.O. Fatoyino, Y. Huebner, K.F. Hoettges, M.P. Hughes and F.H. Labeed, University of Surrey, UK
- Fast and Easy Detection System of Protein Glycosylation by Using Resonant Energy Transfer between Nanoparticles
E. Oh, D. Lee and H-S Kim, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, KR
- A Role for Antibodies to Fullerenes in the Nanobiosciences
B.X. Chen and B.F. Erlanger, Columbia University, US
- Ligand-dependent changes in the SPR of magnetic nanoparticles
L. Radu, D. Caruntu, M. White, J. Wiley, C.J. O’Connor and P. Hanson, University of New Orleans, US
- Stem Cell Differentiation Base on Acoustic Wave Sensor
C-J Shih, B-C Tsai and K-L Ou, Industrial Technology research institute, TW
- Remote Manipulation of a Robotic Arm by Using Infrared Sensors
N.E. Chávez Rodríguez and J. Esquivel Villar, UNAM, MX
- Effects of Nanoporous Thin Film Parameters on LDI-MS Performance
R.K. Hicks, S.J. Madrid, A.M. Dattelbaum, S. Iyer, Los Alamos National Laboratory, US
- Marking a Conformational Change in Amyloid Beta Protein by Gold Colloidal Nanoparticles
K. Yokoyama, D.R. Welchons and B. Johnson, The State University of New York at Geneseo, US
- Nanostructured Biomimetic Interfaces for Sensing Applications
N. Kohli, D. Srivastava, R. Ofoli, I. Lee and M. Worden, Michigan State University, US
- Nano sized CdSe as a sensor for lipid oxidative stress marker
K.X. Hay, V.Y. Waisundara, M. Han and D. Huang, National University of Singapore, SG

Thursday May 11

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8:30 Keynotes - NanoFab: Nano ElectronicsRoom 112
 Session chair: Leo Ocola, Argonne National Laboratory, US
8:30 Nanomanufacturing Challenges (invited)
D. Eaglesham, Applied Materials, US (speaker biography)
9:15 Nanotechnology from the bottom up: Light-directed Synthesis of DNA molecules (invited)
F. Cerrina, University of Wisconsin-Madison, US (speaker biography)
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10:30 Bio Sensors and DiagnosticsRoom 106
 Session chair: Bart Romanowicz, NSTI, US
10:30 Using Surface Plasmon Propagation through Nanostructures for Chemical and Biological Sensing
A. Benahmed and C-M Ho, UCLA, US
10:50 Detection of Small Molecule-Protein Binding with Amorphous Silicon Nanostructures
J. Lund, R. Mehta and B. Parviz, University of Washington, US
11:10 The Method of Total Internal Reflection Ellipsometry in Biosesing:
A. Nabok, A. Tsargorodskaya, N.F. Starodub and A. Holloway, Sheffield Hallam University, UK
11:30 Layer by Layer Fabrication of an Amperometric Nanocomposite Biosensor for Sulfite
S.B. Adeloju and A. Ohanessian, Water and Sensor Research Group, AU
11:50 Nanoparticle Labels/ Electrochemical Immunosensor for Detection of Biomarkers
G. Liu, J. Wang and Y. Lin, Pacific Northwest National Lab, US

Special Symposium

Micro- and nanofluidic technologies have experienced a rapid development over the past few years. They find applications in such areas as Micro Total Analysis Systems, microelectronics cooling, e-paper, or microreaction devices, some of which are expected to make a considerable economic impact in the near future. Furthermore, nanotechnology often requires handling of molecules in liquid phase, so microfluidics can be regarded as an enabling technology providing a platform for manipulations occurring at even smaller length scales.

Compared to microelectronics, the design process for micro- and nanofluidic systems is in its infancy, and standard technological building blocks and unit operations are largely missing. The development of a corresponding design methodology requires the development of modeling and simulation tools as well as experimental procedures for validation and testing. The aim of this symposium is to give an overview of current trends in micro- and nanofluidics, with special emphasis on approaches taking steps towards a design methodology.

Over the last eight years, the Nanotech and MSM Conference Series has developed an incredibly strong Micro, Nano & Bio Fluidics Technical Community. The Nanotech 2005 saw over 250 papers submitted into these areas. Consequently, the Nanotech Conference invites you to submit your technical contribution related to all research, design, simulation, fabrication, application and commercialization of Micro & Nano Fluidics for the Nanotech 2006.

Journal Submissions

Molecular Simulation

Molecular Simulation

Selected Nanotech Proceedings papers will be reviewed and invited into a Special Issue of Molecular Simulation.

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Topics & Application Areas

  • Fluid Transport
  • Hydrophobic & Hydrophilic Filling & Dispensing
  • Flow, Dispersion & Mixing
  • Particle & Cell Transport
  • Molecular Transport
  • Mass Transport or Kinetics-Limited Binding
  • Antigen-Antibody, Ligand-Receptor Binding
  • Multi-Protein, Multi-Receptor, Competitive Binding
  • DNA Hybridization
  • Surface or Volume-Immobilized Enzyme Catalysis
  • Electroosmosis/Electrophoresis
  • Electrochemical Sensing
  • Conventional & Traveling Wave Dielectrophoresis
  • Electromagnetics, Fields & Heating
  • Electrokinetic Injection
  • Fluidic Device Design & Fabrication
  • Micro Fluidic Devices
  • Nano Fluidic Devices
  • Bio Fluidic Devices
  • Fluidic Device Simulation
  • Other
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