Advances in Micro-Robotics: Meeting and Supplier Exhibition

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The Upstate New York LRIG (Laboratory Robotics Interest Group) and The College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering present an upcoming meeting and supplier exhibition on Advances in Micro-Robotics.

"Advances in Micro-Robotics" is presented by the Upstate New York LRIG and The College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering.

The upcoming meeting and supplier exhibition is a free event offering a technical program and exhibition as well as food and networking to people interested in robotics and automation in the life science arena. MicroRobotics is robotics and automation in the single to hundreds of micrometer scale regime.

Technical Program
At this meeting we will hear about automation at the single-cell level with applications such as automated Patch-clamping, as well as targeted, in-vitro drug delivery using magnetotactic bacteria.

Our distinguished speakers will be:
Dr. Yu Sun
Canada Research Chair in Micro and Nano Engineering Systems Advanced Micro and Nanosystems Laboratory
Dept. of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering
Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Univeristy of Toronto, Toronto Canada


Dr. Sylvain Martel
Canada Research Chair in Micro/Nanosystem Development, Construction and Validation
Professor and Director, NanoRobotics Laboratory
Department of Computer and Software Engineering
Institute of Biomedical Engineering
Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Qc. Canada

College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering
University at Albany
State University of New York
257 Fuller Road
Albany, NY 12203

Tuesday, April 26, 2011
4:30 - 7:00 Tabletop Supplier Exhibition
4:30 - 7:00 Complimentary Dinner Buffet
6:30 - 8:30 Technical Program

Be sure to visit our suppliers:
Applied Robotics, Inc.
Beckman Coulter
Agilent Technologies

There is no charge to join LRIG or to attend this meeting. So that we may plan for seating and dining, we ask that you please register at:

We hope to see you there!


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