Jonathan Wingfield, AstraZeneca, Cambridge (U.K.)
Novel Acoustic Loading of a Mass Spectrometer — Towards Next Generation High Throughput MS Screening
Patrick P. Beattie, Diagnostics For All, Cambridge, MA (USA)
Paper-Based Sensors for Low-Cost Diagnostics
Andrea Weston; Bristol-Myers Squibb; Hartford, CT (USA)
Making a Quantum Leap in Mass Spectrometry Throughput: Applying the NextVal MassInsight Technology to Monitor Cytochrome P450 Enzyme Inhibition in Human Liver Microsomes
Dan Dongeun Huh, Harvard University
A Human Breathing Lung-on-a-Chip for Drug Screening and Nanotoxicology Applications
Kamlesh Patel, Ph.D., Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore, CA for "Automated Digital Microfluidic Sample Preparation for Next-Generation DNA Sequencing."
Ali Khademhosseini, Ph.D., of Harvard-Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA for "Microengineered Hydrogels for Tissue Engineering and Stem Cell Bioengineering."
Hyongsok (Tom) Soh, Ph.D., of University of California, Santa Barbara, CA for "High Performance Magnetic Separation in Microfluidic Channels."
James Landers, Ph.D., of University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA for "A Simplified Microfluidic Device for Ultrafast Genetic Analysis With Sample-In/Answer-Out Capability: Application to T-Cell Lymphoma Diagnosis"
Andre Marziali, Ph.D., of University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC for "A Powerful New Device and Method for Detecting and Concentrating Nucleic Acids From Complex and Dilute Samples."
David Ecker, Ph.D., of Ibis Biosciences, Carlsbad, CA for "The Ibis T5000 Universal Biosensor: An Automated Platform for Pathogen Identification and Strain Typing."
Dana Spence, Ph.D., of Wayne State University, Detroit, MI for "Automation and Microfluidic Assays: In Vitro Models of the Mammalian Microcirculation."