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SELECTBIO Conferences Lab-on-a-Chip & Microfluidics 2017

Elisabeth Verpoorte's Biography



Elisabeth Verpoorte, Professor of Analytical Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Analysis, University of Groningen

E.M.J. (Sabeth) Verpoorte has almost 30 years of research experience in the microfluidics or lab-on-a-chip field. Her introduction to the field came in 1990, when she came from Canada as a postdoctoral researcher to the pioneering ┬ÁTAS group headed by Professor Andreas Manz at Ciba Ltd., Basel, Switzerland. In 2003, Sabeth made a strategic switch to assume a Chair in the Groningen Research Institute of Pharmacy, making a foray into a new research environment dominated by cells, tissue and drug development. Ongoing projects involve the development of organ-on-a-chip systems to study drug metabolism (liver chip, gut chip), assess organ interactions (intestine-liver chip) and diagnose endothelial dysfunction. Efforts have also concentrated on continuous-flow particle separation strategies, paper microfluidics, as well as miniaturized analytical instrumentation (paper spray ionization, multidimensional chromatography). The acquisition of interdisciplinary projects involving scientists from the life sciences, chemical, and physics disciplines continues to be a driving force in her research.

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Utilizing Microfluidic Components to Enhance Performance in Analytical Instrumentation

Thursday, 11 May 2017 at 14:30

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Microfluidic devices may be implemented either as stand-alone tools or, increasingly, as components to impart additional function to existing instrumentation. This presentation will focus on two examples in which microfluidics is contributing to the development of miniaturized analytical instrumentation.


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