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Program SMILS 2024

The program for the 2024 SMILS conference.

Tuesday, 4 June 2024

10:00 – 10:40    Registration and coffee
10:40 – 10:45    Opening Remarks – Caroline Adiels, Fredrik Westerlund

Session 1: Chair Per Augustsson, Lund University

10:45 – 11:30    Keynote – Nanofluidics: Exploring New Frontiers
Aleksandra Radenovic, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland
11:30 – 11:50    Voltage-Gated Chemically Modified Solid-State Nanopores
Julia Järlebark, Chalmers University of Technology
11:50 – 12:10    Culture-free Rapid Isolation and Detection of Bacteria from Whole Blood at Clinically Relevant Concentrations - Henar Marino Miguelez, KTH
12:10 – 12:30    Droplet Emulsion for Probing Aggregation and Biofilm Formation of Bacteria - Simona Bartkova, Tallinn Uni Tech
12:30 – 12:50    Exhibitor Flash talks
12:50 – 13:40    Networking Lunch and industrial exhibits

Session 2    Chair Håkan Jönsson, KTH

13:40 – 14:25    Keynote - Optical Genome Mapping: A Toolbox for Single-Molecule Epigenetic Analysis of DNA in Nanochannels - Yuval Ebenstein, Tel Aviv University, Israel

14:25 – 14:45    Characterization of Macromolecules in Liquids Using Nanofluidic Scattering Microscopy - Bohdan Yaroshenko, Chalmers Uni Tech
14:45 – 15:05    On-site microbial community characterization of biocharenriched soil in rural Kenya using microfluidic soil models - Erik Karlsson, Lund Uni

15:05 – 15:40    3-min poster pitch session

  •  Acoustofluidic Blood Plasma Separation for Neonatal Care - Amalnath Manindranath, Lund Uni
  • Microfluidic Platform for Freely Programmable Matter - Kerem Kaya, KTH
  • High-throughput Screening of PET-degrading Enzymes within Droplets - Xiaozhi Fu, Chalmers Uni Tech
  • 3D Chemical Gradients Towards On-Chip Studies of Cellular Response Modulation - Neeraj Katiyar, Uppsala Uni
  • Fabrication of Biocompatible Spider Silk Micro- and Nanostructures - Linnea Gustafsson, Spiber Technologies AB/KTH
  • Size Separation of Lipid Vesicles in a Diffusiophoretic Trap - Corentin Cardot, Technical Uni of DK
  • Sound to Guide Cells - Per Augustsson, Lund Uni
  • Nanofluidics – an Essential Tool in the Single Molecule Biophysics Toolbox - Sriram Kesarimangalam, Chalmers Uni Tech
  • Enabling On-site Electroanalysis of Heavy Metals in Water using Paper-Based Microfluidic Devices - Enahoro Aigboje Asein, Stockholm Uni
  • Numerical Study of Acoustic Streaming in Spherical Droplets Suspended in Unconfined Media - Pradipta Das, Uppsala Uni
  • Effects of Bisphenol A Exposure on Alternative Splicing Patterns of ASD-Related Genes in The Hipsc-Derived Cerebral and Cerebellar Brain-On-A-Chip Organoid Models - Thanawin Jantheang, Chulalongkorn Uni
  • A Smartphone Powered Point-Of-Care Centrifugal Microfluidic Platform for Diagnostics in Low Resource Settings - Ahmad Saleem Akhtar, KTH

15:40 – 16:15    Networking, fika and poster exhibits

Session 3     Chair Nicole Pamme Stockholm University

16:15 – 17:00    Keynote – Microscale Measurements of Protein Interactions in Pediatric Cancer Cell Subpopulations - Julea Vlassakis, Rice University, USA

17:00 – 17:20    Rok-ing and Rolling: Multiplexed Single Molecule Nanofluidics Perspective on Rok-Mediated DNA Condensation - Evgeniya Pavlova, Chalmers Uni Tech

17:20 – 17:40    Fast Distance-Based Paper Microfluidic Device for In Situ Detection of Dissolved Inorganic Carbon Levels in Water - Amparo Ferrer-Villanova, Stockholm Uni

17:40 – 18:00    Increased Throughput and Capacity of Nm-Particle Trapping Using an Ultrasound Activated Packed Bed - Michael Gerlt, Lund Uni Tech

18:40 – 22:00    Reception and Dinner at Hyllan, Chalmers

Wednesday, 5 June, 2023

Session 4     Chair Maria Tenje, Uppsala University

9:00 – 9:45    Keynote - Protein phase separation - Tuomas Knowles, Cambridge University, UK
9:45 – 10:05    Droplet Microfluidics-Based Detection of Hetero-Resistance in Bacteria - Sagar Narhari Agnihotri, Uppsala Uni

10:05 – 10:40    3-min poster pitch session

  • Nanochannel Microscopy for Single Extracellular Vesicle Characterization - Elin Persson, Chalmers Uni Tech
  • Sustainable and Environmental-Friendly Oil and Surfactant Systems for Droplet Microfluidics - Anna Fornell, Uppsala Uni
  • Development of an organ-on-chip model of the human neuromuscular junction using cavitation molding - Meike Bleeksma, KI/KTH
  • De Novo Assembly of Yeast Genomes Using Optical Genome Mapping - Luis Mario Leal-Garza, Chalmers Uni Tech
  • Exploring Gut-Brain Axis Dynamics: A Microfluidic Approach to Manipulating Zebrafish Gut Microbiome - Norma Palmero Cruz, Uni of Gothenburg
  • Characterization of 3D-Printed Device Providing Strain for Cortical Brain Organoids
  • Fast and Robust Detection of Sclerotium Rolfsii via Workflow Integration of IFAST- Based Extraction and LAMP - Pablo Rodriguez Mateos, Stockholm Uni
  • Droplet Microfluidic Workflow for High Throughput Microbial Microcolony Screening - Weiqi Ding, KTH
  • An Automated Lab-On-A-Disc Platform for Nucleic Acid-Based Detection of Infectious Diseases - Ahmad Saleem Akhtar, KTH
  • Morphological Identification of Soil-Borne Plant Pathogens Using Microfluidic Soil Models and Deep Learning Image Analysis - Erik Karlsson, Lund University
  • Cell Identification and Collection using a Lab-in-a-Fiber Device - Harish Achar Vasant, KTH/RISE
  • Characterization of 3D-Printed Device Providing Strain for Cortical Brain Organoids During Maturation - Samah Abousharieha

10:40 – 11:15    Networking, fika and poster exhibits

Session 5     Chair Amman Russom, KTH

11:15 – 12:00    Keynote – Lighting Up Biosensors: Photonics-Driven Microfluidics - Heidi Ottevaere, VUB Brussels, Belgium

12:00 – 12:20    Automated Optical DNA Mapping for Bacterial Serotyping - Radhika Kunnath, Chalmers Uni Tech

12:20 – 12:40    PAT-On-A-Chip: Miniaturization of Analytical Assays Towards Data-Driven Bioprocess Development and Optimization - Inês Pinto, KTH

12:40 – 13:30    Networking lunch

Session 6    Chair Johan Nilsson, LTH

13:30 – 13:50    Measurement of Cell Size, Density and Compressibility - Oskar Andersson

13:50 – 14:10    Enhancing High-Throughput Biofilm Research with AI-Driven Image Segmentation - Daniela Pérez Guerrero, University of Gothenburg
14:10 – 14:30    A Multiparametric Electrochemical Sensor Chip for Real-Time Monitoring of Metabolic Dysfunction in a Neurovascular Chip Model - John Cognetti, KTH

14:30 – 14:45    Closing remarks, Poster Award presentation