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Jonas Flückiger

Jonas Flückiger

Jonas completed his PhD work, entitled “Enhancing the Performance of Silicon Photonic Biosensors”, in September 2016 under the co-supervision of Prof. Lukas Chrostowski. He is a Product Marketing Manager at Lumerical Solutions, Inc. jonas_flueckiger@hotmail.com  

Yichuan Wang

Yichuan Wang

Yichuan Wang was an undergraduate coop student in the BioMEMS group in 2016, focusing on the Hydrodynamic Response of the cells in Piezoelectric Inkjet Nozzles. Yichuan is an enthusiastic undergraduate student from UBC Mechanical Engineering department. He joined UBC in 2015 as a Cape Breton University International Entrance Scholarship holder. He is also interested in […]

Anthony Hsu

Anthony Hsu

Anthony was a 2016 Fall Co-op Research Assistant, working on achieving more consistent cell distribution when printing cell solutions with piezoelectric dispense capillaries. Anthony is a UBC mechanical engineering student in the mechatronics specialization. He is interested in robotics and automation, but also excited about the biomedical field and new medical technologies. anthony.js.hsu@gmail.com  

Jannu Casanova Moreno

Jannu Casanova Moreno

Dr. Jannu Casanova-Moreno was a postdoctoral fellow developing microfluidic systems and electrochemical sensors. He completed his PhD in Chemistry at UBC in 2014. He is now an Assistant Professor at Cideteq in Mexico.   http://www.cideteq.mx/dr-jannu-ricardo-casanova-moreno/

Yan Li

Yan Li

Dr. Yan Li’s research focuses on the microsystems with the integration of multiple components (i.e., electrical, electrochemical, fluid) for biomedical applications. In 2015, Yan joined in the university of British Columbia as a postdoctoral research fellow and is currently focusing on piezoelectric inkjet systems for cell printing, microfluidic graphene systems for biosensing as well as […]

Loic Laplatine

Loic Laplatine

Dr. Loic Laplatine’s research is focused on industrial technology transfer of biosensing techniques for medicine and environmental monitoring. His research interests include silicon photonics, optical microscopy, microfluidics and instrumentation. His current work is geared toward the proof-of-concept of an inexpensive disposable cartridge biochips that can be analyzed by a portable readout device to simultaneously measure […]

MicroTAS 2016

MicroTAS 2016

Samantha Grist will give a podium presentation of our work at the MicroTAS 2016 conference in Dublin on October 10. Hope to see you there! http://microtas2016.org/

Ali Ahmadi

Ali Ahmadi

Dr. Ali Ahmadi completed his BSc in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Tehran in 2004. In 2007, he completed his MSc degree from the same university after having researched fluid properties in spray and droplet breakup. In May 2011, he completed his PhD degree in the School of Engineering at the University of British […]

On-chip clearing of arrays of 3-D cell cultures and micro-tissues

On-chip clearing of arrays of 3-D cell cultures and micro-tissues

Grist, Samantha, S. Soroush Nasseri, Tak Poon, Calvin Roskelley, and Karen C. Cheung. “On‐chip clearing of arrays of 3-D cell cultures and micro‐tissues”. Biomicrofluidics (American Institute of Physics), 2016. 10:044107. doi:10.1063/1.4959031 Three-dimensional (3-D) cell cultures are beneficial models for mimicking the complexities of in vivo tissues, especially in tumour studies where transport limitations can complicate […]

Adam Noel

Adam Noel

Adam Noel completed his PhD in 2015 under the co-supervision of Prof. Robert Schober, working in molecular communication.  He is now an Assistant Professor at the University of Warwick in the United Kingdom. adamjgnoel@gmail.com http://adamnoel.ca/