30th Anniversary World Congress on Biosensors


Plenary speakers

Nancy Allbritton

University of North Carolina and North Carolina State University

Nancy L. Allbritton is the Kenan Professor of Chemistry and Biomedical Engineering and Chair of the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) and North Carolina State University (NC State).

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Hatice Altug

EPFL, Switzerland

Hatice Altug is a professor of Bioengineering Institute in Ecole Ploytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland. She is the director of EPFL Photonics Doctoral School. She received her Ph.D. in Applied Physics from Stanford University.

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Laura Lechuga

Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICN2), Spain

Prof. Laura M. Lechuga received her PhD in Chemistry from the University Complutense of Madrid (Spain) in 1992. She is Full Professor of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) and Head of the Nanobiosensors and Bioanalytical Applications Group at the Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICN2) in Barcelona (Spain) and at the Networking Biomedical Research Center (CIBER-BBN).

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Dae-Hyeong Kim

Seoul National University, South Korea

Dae-Hyeong Kim obtained B.S. and M.S. degree in Chemical Engineering from Seoul National University, Korea, in 2000 and 2002, respectively. He received Ph. D. degree in Materials Science and Engineering from University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign in 2009.

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Molly M. Stevens

Imperial College London, UK

Molly M. Stevens is currently Professor of Biomedical Materials and Regenerative Medicine & Research Director for Biomedical Material Sciences in the Department of Materials, Department of Bioengineering and the Institute of Biomedical Engineering at Imperial College London.

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Luisa Torsi

University of Bari, Italy

Luisa Torsi is full professor of Chemistry since 2005 and is the immediate past-president of the European Material Research Society, the largest in its field in Europe. She is the first women to hold this role.

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Invited speakers

John Brennan

McMaster University, Canada

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Menno Prins

Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands

Menno Prins received a PhD in physics and worked for nearly 20 years in Philips Research. Since 2014 he is full professor at Eindhoven University of Technology, in the Depts. of Biomedical Engineering and Applied Physics, where he chairs the Molecular Biosensing group (www.tue.nl/mbx).

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Weihong Tan

Hunan University, China and University of Florida, USA

Weihong Tan earned his Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry at the University of Michigan in 1993. In addition to his current position as the Director of the State Key Laboratory of Chemo/Biosensing and Chemometrics and Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Biology at Hunan University.

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