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6th International Conference on Microtechnologies in Medicine and Biology (MMB 2011)

posted Dec 12, 2010, 10:40 PM by Taesung Kim
Call For Papers

6th International Conference on Microtechnologies in Medicine and Biology (MMB 2011) 4-6 May 2011, Lucerne, Switzerland
Abstracts Due:  15 February 2011

The 6th International Conference on Microtechnologies in Medicine and Biology (MMB 2011) will be held in 4-6 May 2011, at the Hotel Seeburg Lucerne, 4-6 May 2011.  The primary purpose of the conference is to foster interactions between biologists and medical researchers; chemists, physicists and engineers to enhance and strengthen the potentials of microtechnologies in revolutionizing the fields of medicine and biological sciences through the development of new research tools and technologies. The MMB 2011 Conference is comprised of 8 Keynote Presentations (see list below). We are currently accepting abstracts (deadline 15 February 2011) for the contributed portion of this conference. Please view below the Abstract Classification List for the fields in which we are seeking papers.

1  Microtechnology Advances:
1.01 Bio-inspired/Biomimetic/Bio-
Hybrid Microdevices
1.02 Bionanotechnology/Nanostructured substrates/Self Assembly/Molecular Nanostructures
1.03 Microrobots/Actuators for Biomedicine
1.04 Micro-/Nanofluidic Technology Advances
1.05 Micro Phenomenon and Scaling Effects
1.06 Novel Fabrication Methodologies/Packaging
1.07 Micro Imaging Techniques
1.08 BioMEMS Modeling and Simulation
1.09 Aqueous Two Phase Systems

2 Biotechnology Applications:
2.01 Microanalytical (Microfluidic) Devices
2.02 Microdevices for Bioagent Detection
2.03 Diagnostics Devices/Point-of-Care Devices
2.04 Implantable Microdevices/Microsurgery
2.05 Micro/Nanoscale Drug Delivery Systems

3  Tissue Engineering Applications:
3.01 Micro/Nanoscale Tissue Constructs
3.02 Biomimetic Substrates/3D and Microscale in-vitro Models
3.03 Bioreactors
3.04 Micro/Nanoengineering Cell-Substrate Interactions

4  Cell/Molecular Biology:
4.01 Single-Cell and Protein Analysis Platforms
4.02 Cell-Based Sensors and Sensing Platforms
4.03 Cells In Microfluidic Environments
4.04 Protein-Substrate Interactions
4.05 Cell Adhesion, Growth & Migration in Microstructured Environments
4.06 MEMS-Based Biomechanical Measurements
4.07 Systems Biology
4.08 C. Elegans
4.09 Stem cells
4.10 Cancer

Keynote Speakers:
Per-Åke Albertsson, Lund University, SWEDEN

Marie Csete, Organovo, USA

Edna Cukierman, Fox Chase Cancer Research, USA

Andre Levchenko, Johns Hopkins University, USA

Koby Nahmias, Hebrew University, ISRAEL

Kiyotaka Shiba, Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research, JAPAN

Roger Tsien, University of California, San Diego, USA
Nobel Prize winner 2008 (Chemistry)

Peter Zandstra, University of Toronto, Canada

Again, this is an announcement of the EXTENDED abstract submission deadline of 15 February 2011.

Don't miss this great opportunity to visit Switzerland in the spring and attend the MMB 2011 Conference at the same time.  We hope to see you in Lucerne as a presenter, attendee and/or commercial representative.

Best regards,

Olivier Guenat - University of Berne and CSEM SA, Switzerland
MMB 2011 Conference Chair

Yves-Alain Peter - Ecole Polytechnique Montreal, CANADA
MMB 2011 Technical Program Co-Chairs

VISIT http://www.mmb2011.org/