Nanotech 2021

OCTOBER 18-20, 2021
WASHINGTON, DC


Special session: Covid-19

Symposium Chair

Dalia YablonDalia Yablon
Technical Program Chair
TechConnect World Innovation Conference

Key Speakers

Ping WangFemtomolar SARS-CoV-2 Antigen Detection Using the Microbubbling Digital Assay with Smartphone Readout
Ping Wang
Professor, University of Pennsylvania

Diedrik VermeulenMerging biochemistry and photonic chip technology to enable ubiquitous point-of-need and at-home diagnostics
Diedrik Vermeulen
Co-founder, Chief Executive Officer, SiPhox, Inc.

Cesar de La FuenteLow-cost diagnostic biosensors for COVID-19
Cesar de La Fuente
Professor, University of Pennsylvania

 
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2021 Symposium Sessions

Monday October 18

1:30COVID-19: Diagnostics

Tuesday October 19

8:30Biotech & Medtech Track Keynotes

2021 Symposium Program

Monday October 18

1:30COVID-19: DiagnosticsBaltimore 4
Session chair: Jeannine Coburn, Worcester Polytechnic Institute & Prakash Nallathamby, University of Notre Dame
1:30Merging biochemistry and photonic chip technology to enable ubiquitous point-of-need and at-home diagnostics
D. Vermeulen, SiPhox, Inc., US
1:55Low-cost diagnostic biosensors for COVID-19
C. de la Fuente, University of Pennsylvania, US
2:20Femtomolar SARS-CoV-2 Antigen Detection Using the Microbubbling Digital Assay with Smartphone Readout
P. Wang, University of Pennsylvania, US
2:45SalivaDirect: A simplified and flexible platform to enhance SARS-CoV-2 testing capacity
A.L. Wyllie, C.B.F. Vogels, O. Allicock, A.E. Watkins, M.E. Petrone, D. Yolda Carr, C.A. Harden, D.E. Brackney, C.C. Kalinich, M. Breban, I.M. Ott, R. Sikka, L. Kadiri, N.D. Grubaugh, Yale School of Public Health, US
3:05Ultrafast COVID-19 Diagnosis using Saliva Sample
A. Ramanujam, G.G. Botte, Texas Tech University, US
3:25Rapid and Inexpensive Point-of-Use (POU) Testing for SARS-CoV-2 Quantification with Membrane-Based in-Gel Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification (mgLAMP) System
J. Li, Y. Zhu, X. Wu, A. Gu, L. Dobelle, C.A. Cid, M.R. Hoffmann, California Institute of Technology, US
3:45Fast COVID-19 diagnosis with deep learning and chest X-rays: from toy datasets to clinical applications
S.D. Dias, P.E.M. Lopes, FastCompChem, Lda, PT

Tuesday October 19

8:30Biotech & Medtech Track KeynotesWoodrow Wilson C
Session chair: Jeannine Coburn, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
8:30Integrating Nanotechnology with 3D Bioprinting for Vascularized Tissue Regeneration
H. Cui, T. Esworthy, L.G. Zhang, The George Washington University, US
9:00Innovation in Interbody Spinal Fusion Implants with Porous and Bioactive Composites: The Journey from Concept to Commercialization
R.K. Roeder, University of Notre Dame, US
9:30Accessing Intracellular Targets for Therapeutic Gain in Major Diseases
S. Dhar, University of Miami, US

Topics & Application Areas

  • Diagnostics of covid-19 from easily obtained human samples
  • Detection of covid-19 in environmental samples
  • High speed manufacturing of PPE
  • Sustainable/reusable materials for PPE
  • Self-cleaning surfaces against viral/bacterial contamination
 

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