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SELECTBIO Conferences Track One

Manabu Tokeshi's Biography



Manabu Tokeshi, Professor, Hokkaido University

Manabu Tokeshi is a Professor at the Division of Applied Chemistry at Hokkaido University. He is also a Visiting Professor at ImPACT Research Center for Advanced Nanobiodevice, Innovative Research Center for Preventive Medical Engineering, and Institute of Innovation for Future Society at Nagoya University. Professor Tokeshi is a board member of the Chemical & Biological Microsystem Society (CBMS) which oversees the International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemical and Life Sciences (microTAS). He served an Editor of Sensors and Actuators B (Elsevier: 2013-2017) and serves an Associate Editor of Lab on a Chip (RSC: 2018-). He received his PhD degree from Kyushu University in 1997. After a research fellow of the Japan Society of Promotion of Science at The University of Tokyo, he worked at Kanagawa Academy of Science and Technology as a research staff (1998-1999), a group subleader (1999-2003), and a group leader (2003-2004). He also worked at the Institute of Microchemistry Technology Co. Ltd. as President (2004-2005) and at Nagoya University as an Associate Professor (2005-2011). In 2011, he visited Karolinska Institutet as a Visiting Researcher and he joined the Hokkaido University as a Professor. His honors include the Outstanding Researcher Award on Chemistry and Micro-Nano Systems from the Society for Chemistry and Micro-Nano Systems (2007), the Pioneers in Miniaturisation Prize from the Lab on a Chip (The Royal Society of Chemistry)/Corning Inc. (2007), the Masao Horiba Award from HORIBA, Ltd. (2011) and The Japan Society for Analytical Chemistry Award (2018).

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Point-of-Care Diagnostics and Biomedical Applications Using Microfluidic Devices

Friday, 21 November 2014 at 09:00

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Microfluidic devices have great potential for medical and life science applications. Recent progresses in microfluidic devices have enabled precise analysis of a small amount of proteins and drugs in blood or urine. We have developed that several immunoassay systems using the microfluidic devices for rapid diagnosis of biomakers. In this presentation, I will present about several topics: on-chip immunoassay using hydrogel pillar structures, on-chip therapeutic drug monitoring, and so forth. Moreover, future challenges and potentials of microfluidic devices for biotechnology, medicine, and clinical diagnostics will be also discussed.


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