Elodie Sollier-Christen, Vortex Biosciences (USA)
Vortex Biosciences Technology for Fast and Label-Free Isolation of Circulating Tumor Cells from Blood Samples
Shana Kelley, University of Toronto (Canada)
New Devices for the Detection and Classification of Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria
Jonathan Wingfield, AstraZeneca, Cambridge (U.K.)
Novel Acoustic Loading of a Mass Spectrometer — Towards Next Generation High Throughput MS Screening
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
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."