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Join colleagues from industry and academia to learn about frontiers of nanotechnology in the fields of medical devices, diagnostics, and biomedical research. This one-day symposium will include internationally recognized speakers, a student poster session, and time for discussions and networking.

Nanoengineered Biomedical Devices: Annual Fall Nanotechnology Symposium to Focus on Biomedical Field

Santa Clara, CA | Posted on October 27th, 2013

On November 19th Silicon Valley will showcase a different side of the high-tech revolution. Innovations in electrical engineering have enabled great gains in semiconductors and electronics - the engines that drive Silicon Valley and much of today's economy. Less well known is the way engineering is being applied to biology to change the way we diagnose and treat diseases. This year, the annual Fall meeting of the IEEE Nanotechology Council of the San Francisco Bay Area will focus on nanoscale engineering for biomedical devices. Invited speakers will represent both academic institutions and companies building new tools for biomedical research and the diagnosis and treatment of disease.

The keynote speaker is Professor David Deamer of UC Santa Cruz, a pioneer in the field of nanopore-based DNA sequencing. This technique began as an ambitious academic concept, and there are now over 1800 patent applications for DNA analysis with nanopores from companies including Agilent, Hitachi, and Oxford Nanopore. Prof. Deamer will give a personal account of the development of nanopore sequencing. Other seminar topics will include nanomaterials, such as nanoporous gold foams, used as electrical probes of cell growth, and insights from commercialization of a glucose monitoring device. One of the goals of the meeting, according to conference chair Boaz Vilozny, is bringing together the perspective of academic and industry scientists. "Many students come from academia with training and fresh ideas, but little exposure to the culture and goals of industry. Meetings like this are a way to build relationships that are essential when beginning a career. From the industry side, it is a way to keep up with exciting innovations in nanotechnology from a broad range of disciplines."

This one-day symposium will feature eight seminar speakers from morning through early afternoon, followed by an informal student poster presentation and networking. Attendees can register at sites.ieee.org/sfbanano/2013/09/18/fall-symposium-nanoengineered-biomedical-devices/. Students wishing to present a poster should contact the conference chairs directly. Special rates are included for students and those seeking employment.

Meeting Details

Title. Nanoengineered Biomedical Devices
Organization. The IEEE Nanotechnology Council of the San Francisco Bay Area
Date and Time. Tuesday, November 19th 2013, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location. Texas Instruments Auditorium E-1, 2900 Semiconductor Drive, Santa Clara, CA
Website. sites.ieee.org/sfbanano/2013/09/18/fall-symposium-nanoengineered-biomedical-devices/
Organizers. The conference chairs are Boaz Vilozny and Anshul Vyas Boaz is senior scientist at Senova Systems, a Silicon Valley startup company developing chemical sensors. Anshul is a doctoral student at Santa Clara University in the field of thin-film deposition.

Complete list of speakers and seminar titles

David Deamer, Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, UC Santa Cruz. "Nanopore Analysis of Nucleic Acids: from an Idea to a Working Instrument"

Tom Peyser, Vice President of Research and Technology, Dexcom, Inc. "The Dexcom G4 PLATINUM: Ten Years of Progress in Commercialization of Glucose Monitoring Systems"

Erkin Seker, Assistant Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering, UC Davis. "Gold Foams for Biomedical Devices"

Demir Akin, Deputy Director, Center for Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence, Department of Radiology, Stanford University School of Medicine. "Cancer Nanotechnology: Opportunities and Challenge"

R. Adam Seger, MagArray Inc. "Magnetic Nano-Sensors for Sensitive Protein Detection"

Dominik Ziegler, Scubaprobe Technologies Inc and Postdoctoral Fellow, Lawrence-Berkeley Molecular Foundry. "Scuba Dive to the Nanoscale: New Probes for Low-Noise Mass and Force Sensing in Liquids"

Mehdi Javanmard, Senior Research Engineer,Stanford Genome Technology Center. "Ultrasensitive Electrofluidic Technologiefor Point-of-Care Diagnostics"

Tao Ye, Assistant Professor, UC Merced School of Natural Sciences. "Nanoscience Tools for Positioning, Measuring, and Activating Individual Biomolecules"

Registration costs (includes lunch)
sites.ieee.org/sfbanano/2013/09/18/fall-symposium-nanoengineered-biomedical-devices/
IEEE Members $30; Nonmembers $40; Students and unemployed: $20. Onsite registration, add $10.

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