Program

The conference takes place from Monday morning 9:00 to Wednesday at 13:00

A reception (drinks + pickles) is organized on Sunday evening (18:00 – 20:00) in the lobby of the hotel. The registration desk is open and posters can be already displayed in the poster area.

During the conference, there are no parallel sessions. The objective is to keep all participants together and allow them sharing their experience. Each oral session starts with an invited or keynote speaker, followed by two or three regular talks of 20 minutes.
There will be four sessions of oral flash presentations of posters (2 min. for each poster). 

Conference program  :

2018 Conference Program                   2018 Poster Program

Invited speakers   

Tuomas Knowles, Cambridge, UK Probing proteins in small volumes
Mauro Ferrari, Houston Methodist Research Institute, USA My 25 Years in Nanofluidics: Lessons Learned
Oscar Ces, Imperial College London, UK Artificial Cells and Cellular Bionics
Nicolas Verplanck, CEA-LETI / Make Fluidics, FR Microfluidic standardization : status and roadmap
Madhavi Krishnan, University of Oxford, UK Single molecule electrometry: visualizing molecular electrostatics and 3D structure in an optical microscope
Piotr Korczyk, Institute of Fundamental Technological Research / PAS, PL Is microfluidics as accurate as we wish? The perspectives for precision improvement
Morgan Delarue, LAAS / CNRS, Toulouse, FR Microbes under pressure: From direct mechano-sensing to indirect consequences
Govind Kaigala, IBM Research-Zurich, CH Hydrodynamic shaping of sub-nanoliter volumes of liquids on surfaces for multi-modal molecular analysis
David Quéré, ESPCI et École polytechnique, Paris, FR How to repel water : the lessons of culex, psaltoda, notonecta & argyroneta


Regular talks

Bastien Venzac, University of Twente, NL Testis-on-chip models to study in-vitro human spermatogenesis
Clement Achille, KU Leuven, BE 3D-printed autonomous microfluidics: Liquid handling
Elodie Sollier-Christen, Vortex Biosciences, USA Microfluidic label-free isolation and enumeration of circulating tumor cells from blood samples
Sebastian Knust, Bielefeld University, DE Elasto-Tweezers: A novel platform for high-precision cell elasticity measurements
Séverine Le Gac, University of Twente, NL Enhancing Nanomedicine Penetration in Tumor Tissues Using Ultrasound Activation of Microbubbles
Iwan Märki, Abionic SA, CH Nanotechnology for point-of-care diagnostics
Jonathan Butement, University of Southampton, UK Optofluidic cytometer for extracellular vesicle analysis
Marie Salva, IBM Research-Zurich, CH Programmable hydraulic resistor for microfluidic chips using electrogate arrays
Marine Luciano, University of Mons, BE Microstructured soft hydrogels for studying the role of the curvature on epithelial tissues
Cornelia Nef, Interstate University of Applied Sciences Buchs, CH Microfluidic device to model microvascular obstructions in heart attack patients
Damiano Verardo, Lund University, SE Enhancing Fluorescence Detection with Lightguiding Nanowires
Kokoura Mensah, ESPCI Paris, FR Biosensing with graphene transistor arrays
Julie Probst, ETH Zürich, CH Droplet microfluidics for the investigation of nucleation and growth of nanocrystals via real-time fluorescence lifetime analysis
Maaike Jongen, University of Southampton, UK Distinct single platelet diversity programs govern collective hypersensitivity and aggregation behaviours
Bilel Rais, Innophysics, B.V. NL μPlasmaPrint : digital on-demand surface engineering for biological, chemical and medical applications
Adrien Saint-Sardos, Ladhyx, Ecole Polytechnique, FR On-Chip Quantification of Cytokine Secretion from Single Spheroids of Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells