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Emerging Technologies 2018 Session Listing

The program is subject to change in the weeks leading up to the conference. Check back here for the latest schedule, or follow us on Twitter External link symbol for real-time notice of updates to the program.

We plan to have a firm program available no later than February 5, 2018.

Session D4: Biotechnology

Start Time: 09:00, Friday, May 11
Room: TBD
Chaired by Chair to be Announced

  • Paul Li, Simon Fraser University (

    Microfluidic nanotechnology for analyzing proteins, nucleic acids and cells in biological samples

  • Monika Weber, Fluid-Screen Inc. (

    Microchips for label-free microbial fingerprinting

  • Michael Canva, Université de Sherbrooke (

    Plasmonic imaging systems using nanostructured substrates for enhanced biosensing

  • Sunil Patil, College of Engineering Pune (

    Conformation dependent charge transport in DNA



  • Edmond W.K. Young, University of Toronto (

    Transitioning biomicrofluidic systems from PDMS to plastics

  • Takashi Tokuda, NAIST ( with M. Haruta, T. Noda, K. Sasagawa and J. Ohta

    CMOS-based implantable optogenetic neural interfacing devices

  • Fabio Cicoira, École Polytechnique de Montréal (

  • Massimo De Vittorio, Università del Salento (

  • Myeongsub (Mike) Kim, Florida Atlantic University (

  • Clara Santato, École Polytechnique de Montréal (

  • Hemanth Kumar (


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