Welcome to the webpage of Séverine Le Gac and the AMBER team, located at the University of Twente, The Netherlands!
- 1st of December 2020
ECSens and Pepijn’s research highlighted in the national Newspapers, De Telegraaf!
- 24th of November 2020
Simon joining the group for his MSc assignment. Welcome Simon!
- 26-27 November 2020
Carlo Alberto presenting his work at the NBTE conference!
- 7th of October 2020
Review article in Trends in Biotechnology on Understanding and Assisting Reproduction in Wildlife Species Using Microfluidics written in collaboration with Marcia Ferraz (Ludwig-Maximilians University of Munich, Germany) and Pierre Comizzoli (Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute, Washington DC, USA)
- 4th of October 2020
We are online! Posters by Ana/Agnieszka/Jean-Baptiste, Bastien, Carlo Alberto and Pepijn!
MicroTAS, The International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences, starts today!
- 9-10 September 2020
Prof. Le Gac invited to give a keynote lecture at the SelectBio Organ-on-a-Chip Europe conference.
- 1st of September 2020
Kirsten joining the group as a post-doctoral researcher. Welcome Kirsten!
- 2nd of August 2020
Article accepted in the Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry for Hoon. Congrats Hoon!
- 8-9 July 2020
Carlo Alberto presenting his work at the annual meeting of the European Society for Organs-on-Chip, EurOoCs.
- June 2020
Health Holland project on COVID-19 starting as a collaboration with ECSens, LabMicta and the local hospital MST.
- 20th of May 2020
Mcirofluidics for Lab-on-a-Chip graduate courses at EFPL (Lausanne, Switzerland) online, together with Prof. De Malsche (VUB, Belgium).
- 2nd of April 2020
Article accepted in Micromachines on our collaboration with Dr. Verdurmen of the RadboudUMC in Nijmegen on the study of metabolic switching using a tumor on a chip approach. Congrats Valentina, Bastien and Lucas!
- 2nd of April 2020
Review article on the identification of tumor-derived extracellular vesicles in blood accepted for the entire Cancer-ID consortium!
- 11th of March 2020
Article accepted in Methods for Hoon on his work on the fabrication of Microhourglass-Shaped Channel Array. Congrats Hoon!
- 23rd of February 2020
Carlo Alberto and Bastien’s work on the development of an innovative multi-modal mechanical stimulation platform to re-creating a joint-on-a-chip model accepted in Sens. and Act. B. Congrats Carlo Alberto and Bastien!
- 12th of February 2020
Cover article in NanoLetters for Pepijn and Dilu! Congrats!
- 12th of February 2020
Our collaboration with Prof. van der Wiel and the work and company of Pepijn and Dilu highlighted on the UT website!
- 31st of January 2020
Two articles published in Scientific Reports resulting from our collaboration with Marcia Ferraz of the Smithsonian National Zoo and the Conservation Biology Institute in Washington DC, USA, on leachates in PDMS from 3D printed molds and A dog oviduct-on-a-chip model. Congrats Marcia and Bastien! Well done!
- 30th of January 2020
- 27th of January 2020
Prof. Le Gac invited to present our work on organ-on-a-chip for assisted reproductive technologies at DIATECH 2020 in Leuven.
- 20th of January 2020
Eleftheria, Luuk and Alexya starting in the group for their MSc assignment: Welcome!
- 10th of January 2020
Invited review article accepted in Molecular Human Reproduction with our colleagues from the Center of Reproductive Medicine and Andrology (CeRA), Muenster, Prof. Schlatt and Dr. Sharma on our testis-on-a-chip project.
- 10th of January 2020
Prof. Le Gac invited to present our work on microfluidics on assisted reproductive technologies at Fertility 2020 – Reproduction in a changing world, in a focused session on “emerging techniques and technologies”.
- 7th of January 2020
Article in Tubantia about Prof. Le Gac!
- 1st of January 2020
Agnieszka joining AMBER as a post-doctoral fellow. Welcome Agnieszka!
Happy New Year for 2020!
- 13th of December 2019
Ana graduating with a 9/10 for her MSc degree in Biomedical Engineering. Congrats Ana!
- 9-11 December 2019
Double presentations at ICBME 2019 by Bastien and Séverine on our work on microfluidics for reproductive medicine!
- 9th of December 2019
Two pioneers in Healthcare (PiHC) projects awarded in collaborations with Prof. van der Wiel and two local hospitals.
- 22nd of November 2019
- 20th of November 2019
Thomas awarded the Micromachines poster prize for the best conference technology. Congrats Thomas!
- 18th of November 2019
Prof. Le Gac chairing the NBT Montreux conférence in Montreux (Switzerland): looking forward to the excellent scientific program!
Ana and Carlo Alberto presenting their work as talks and Bastien and Thomas presenting posters on their research.
- 10th of November 2019
Maud starting her MSc assignment in collaboration with Dr. Gadella and Dr. Heiko at the University of Utrecht: welcome Maud!
- 4th of November 2019
Chuanchao from Tianjin University (China) visiting AMBER to perform his final BSc assignment: welcome Chuanchao!
- 28th-31st of October 2019
AMBER visiting MicroTAS 2019 in Basel (Switzerland), with one oral presentation by Pepijn and four posters presented by Bastien, Carlo Alberto, Sertan and Hoon (alumni).
- 29th of October 2019
Article accepted in Journal of Controlled Release with our colleagues from the Ghent University and the Dept of Physics of Fluids (UT Sciences).
- 5th of October 2019
Carlo Alberto presenting his work at ICRS 2019.
- 3rd of October 2019
Ana awarded a TGS bridging grant to start her PhD thesis in collaboration with Dr. Ruchi Bansal. Congrats Ana!
- 1st of October 2019
Bastien presenting AMBER’s work at the MESA+-LIMMS (University of Tokyo, Japan) workshop!
- 1st of October 2019
Prof. Le Gac presenting at the Tumor Heterogeneity at the Single Cell Level workshop in Lille (France).
- 26th of September 2019
Congrats to Pepijn and Dilu for their article accepted in NanoLetters! For the asap article, see here!
- 16th of September 2019
Prof. Le Gac participating to the writing process of the new strategy for the University of Twente: Shaping2013.
- 23rd of July 2019
Cover article in Lab Chip for Pepijn and Agustin. Congrats!!!
- 12th of July 2019
Congrats to all BMT (BioMedical Technology) students that have now graduated, and special felicitations to Simon & Pieter!
- 4th of July
- 4th of July 2019
New paper accepted for Renée in Chem. Eng. Technol. Congrats Renée!!
- 1st of July 2019
TechMed internal event today; Carlo Alberto presenting his work on the development of a joint-on-a-chip platform!
- 28th of June 2019
Renée successfully defended her PhD today! so happy and proud of you! Congrats and good luck for the next step!
- 24th of June 2019
Alex Jafek from the university of Utah (USA), visiting the group with the support of a NSF-GROW fellowship to work on our collaborative project with the University of Muenster (Germany) on the development of testis-on-chip platforms. Welcome Alex!
- 21st of June
Dr. Le Gac appointed (adjunct) professor at the University of Twente.
- 18th of June 2019
Dr. Le Gac presenting at the Gordon conference “Physics and Chemistry of Microfluidics” in Hong-Kong.
- June 2019
Dr. Le Gac joining the advisory board of the open-access journal Micromachines.
- 5th of June 2019
Dr. Le Gac presenting at the Swedish microfluidics in life sciences event in Gothenburg.
- 27th of May 2019
Article accepted in Lab Chip for Pepijn and Agustin! Congrats!
- 23rd of May 2019
Goodbye Shuhan and Shanliang. Good luck with completing your BSc degree at the Tianjin University@
- 6th of May 2019
Welcome to Lucie and Geoffroy visiting AMBER in the frame of their MSc education.
- May 2019
- 24th of April 2019
Welcome to Simon and Pieter doing their final BSc assignment in our group!
- 23rd of April 2019
Welcome to Dr. Sanjay Singh, associate professor at Ahmedabad University (India), visiting our research group in the frame of an EMBO grant!
- April 2019
Bastien and Carlo Alberto’s work on the development of a cartilage-on-a-chip highlighted in Fluigent Newsletters of April!
- 1st of March 2019
Lucas joining the team to work on our TURBO project: Welcome Lucas!
- 21st of February 2019
Microplastics & Health grant from ZonMW to examine the translocation of nanoplastics in the lung alveoli, with Dr. Venzac (AMBER) and Prof. Cassee (RIVM).
- 2-6 February 2019
Dr. Le Gac invited to present at the SLAS 2019 conference in Washington DC.
- 1st of January 2019
Happy New Year! Bonne année! Gelukkig Nieuwjaar!
- 12th of December 2018
Congrats Marleen for your poster prize at the MicroNanoConference ! Very happy for you!
- 11th of December 2018
AMBER visiting the MicroNanoConference with oral presentations by Bastien, Carlo Alberto and Pepijn and a poster by Marleen!
- 5th of December 2018
Renée’s article accepted in Electrophoresis. Congrats Renée!
- 27-28th of November 2018
Dr. Le Gac giving an invited lecture at the 4BioSummit in Rotterdam on Jean-Baptiste and Marleen’s work.
- 26th of November 2018
Welcome to Shuhan and Shanliang from Tianjin University (China) visiting our group for their final BSc assignment!
- 22nd of November 2018
Article accepted in Nature Communications on our collaboration with Dr. Gadella (University of Utrecht) and Dr. Ferraz, now at the Smithsonian Washington Zoo) on the development of an oviduct-on-a-chip platform. Congrats Marcia and Hoon!
- 11th of November 2018
AMBER team visiting the MicroTAS conference in Kaohsiung (Taiwan) with 8 contributions (poster presentations).
- 5th of November 2018
TURBO grant awarded to Prof. Roland Brock (Radboubd UMC) and Dr. Séverine Le Gac to develop a smart tumor-on-a-chip platform.
- 31st of October 2018
Jean-Baptiste awarded a poster prize at NanoBioTech Montreux! Congrats Jean-Baptiste!
- 28th of October 2018
AMBER visiting NanoBioTech Montreux with 3 posters (Jean-Baptiste, Carlo Alberto and on Pepijn’s work) and 2 talks (by Bastien and Séverine).
- 24th of October 2018
Carlo Alberto graduating Cum Laude for his MSc project on a cartilage on a chip. Congrats Carlo Alberto!
- 22nd of October 2018
Thomas Burgers joining the team for his MSc thesis, in a joint project with the CeRA (Prof. Schlatt and Dr. Sharma) and the LUMC (Dr. Chuva de Sousa Lopes) . Welcome Thomas!
- 21-24 October 2018
Renée presenting orally at IMRET her work on multiphase flow micro reactors. Good luck Renée!
- 15-18th of October 2018
Dr. Le Gac presenting at the INSERM workshop Organ-on-chip: understanding and mimicking living organisms for better treatment in Bordeaux, France.
- 25th of September 2018
Dr. Le Gac guest lecturer for one day at the RadboudUMC in Nijmegen for the MSc class Molecular Mechanisms of Disease, followed by a research seminar at the RadboudUMC.
- 12th of July 2018
Congrats Marleen for your MSc degree!
- July 2018
Congrats to Jerilaine, Nanoor, Naere, Dzeneta for their successful graduation! Congrats Sandy for your successful project!
- 11th of May 2018
Invited seminar by Dr. Le Gac at the Bilkent University in Ankara (Turkey).
- April 2018
Mcirofluidics for Lab-on-a-Chip graduate courses at EFPL (Lausanne, Switzerland), together with Prof. De Malsche (VUB, Belgium).
- 12 April 201
Invited review article accepted in Trends in Biotechnology, with Dr. Kamperman and Leijten.
- 16 March 2018
Invited presentation by Dr. Le Gac at the MicroNanoFluidics meetings in Grenoble, France.
- 21 February 2018
Invited presentations by Dr. Le Gac at the 3rd UEARS conference in Cairo, Egypt.
- February 2018
Welcome to Dzeneta, Naere, Nanor and Sandy, who joined the group to work in the coming 5 months on their BSc assignment!
- 15th of January 2018
Carlo Alberto Paggi joining the team for his MSc thesis, in a joint project with the DBE group (Dr. Leijten). Welcome Carlo!
- 5th of January 2018
Article accepted in Env. Technol. Letters with our colleagues from the Dept of Veterinary Sciences at Utrecht University.
- Jan. 2018
Dr. Le Gac joining the editorial board of Biomedical Microdevices.
- 1st of Jan 2018
Happy New Year for 2018!
- 2-6 December 2017
Dr. Le Gac chairing the SMB sub-committee at the IEDM 2017 conference.
- Dec. 2017
Two articles accepted in Electrophoresis for Verena and Yoon & Hoon (back cover article). Congratulations!
- 13th of November 2017
1 poster contribution and 1 oral presentation at NanoBioTech Montreux 2017.
- Poster prize at the AiChE annual meeting for Renée! Congrats Renée!
- October 2017
Dr. Le Gac invited to join the board of directors & officers of the Chemical and Biological Microsystems Society (CBMS) .
- 28th of October 2017
Renée visiting the AiChE annual meeting in Minneapolis with 2 oral presentations and 1 poster on her PhD project: good luck Renée!
- 22nd of October 2017
3 Posters contributions from the AMBER group at MicroTAS 2017 in Savannah, Georgia, and Dr. Le Gac president of the poster prize committee.
- 17th of September 2017
Baptiste joining the team for his MSc research thesis: welcome Baptiste!
- 14th of September 2017
Invited presentation by Dr. Le Gac at ESSDERC – the European Solid State Device Research Conference in Leuven
- 10th of September 2017
Invited presentation by Dr. Le Gac at the Indo-German Workshop on Assisted Reproduction and Fertility Preservation in Muenster
- 4th of September 2017
Niels and Jerilaine joining the team for the BSc thesis: Welcome and good luck!
- 31st of August 2107
Article accepted in Scientific Reports with our colleagues from Zaragoza (Spain)
- 29th of August 2017
Dhanya graduating from the team: congratulations Dhanya for your MSc degree!
- 9th of August 2017
Renée’s article accepted in Chem. Sus. Chem. – Congrats Renée!
- 15th of July 2017
Congrats Vicky, Marieke, and Janine for your BSc degree! Good luck for your MSc!
- 1st of May 2017
Welcome Dr. Bastien Venzac, new post-doctoral researcher in the group!
- 24th of April 2017
Welcome Marieke, Janine and Vicky! Good luck with your BSc assignment!
- 3rd of April 2017
Welcome Marleen Bokkers! good luck with your MSc assignment!
- 15th of February 2017
Welcome Nuno Pinheiro for your MSc internship at AMBER!
- 7th of February 2017
- 1st January 2017
Happy New Year for 2017!!
- December 2016
Dr. Le Gac selected as chair of the SMB sub-committee of the 2017 IEDM conference
- December 2016
Welcome Dhanya Babu for your MSc internship in our team!
- 13 October 2016
Dr. Séverine Le Gac vice-president of the poster prize committee for MicroTAS 2016! congrats to the happy poster prize recipients!
- 11 October 2016
Keynote lecture by Dr. Séverine Le Gac highlighted on the MicroTAS2016 Twitter account!!!!
- 9 Oct. 2016
Going to MicroTAS2016 in Dublin: keynote lecture for Dr. Séverine Le Gac, and two posters.
- Sept. 2016
Dr. Séverine Le Gac presenting at SCIX 2016 in the “Micro- and Nanofluidics for Preparation, Separation and Detection of Biomolecules and Cells” session.
- Sept. 2016
Invited review article together with Dr. Verena Nordhoff (CeRA, Munster, Germany) accepted in Molecular Human Reproduction on Microfluidics, Embryo culture and selection.
- Sept. 2016
Article accepted in J. Control. Release on our collaboration with Dr. Jai Prakash (U. Twente). Congrats Dwi for this article!
- Sept. 2016
Welcome Juliette Delahaye for your BSc internship in our team!
- Aug. 2016
Welcome Vincent de Boer for your MSc internship in our team!
- July 2016
Review article accepted in Trends in Biotechnology with French colleagues.
- July 2016
Article accepted in Sensors and Actuators B on the work of Fleur van Rossem and Yawar Abbas.
- July 2016
Welcome Stanislas Helle for a summer internship in our team!
- July 2016
Chairing a session on microfluidics at the IC-ANMBES conference in Brasov in Romania.
- June 2016
Later on the same day: Darya receiving the 1st poster prize at Nanocity 2016!!!!! Wouahouuu!!! Congratulations! We are all proud of you!!!
Darya Hadavi, MSc student presenting at Nanocity 2016 , the nanotechnology conference in The Netherlands, with both a talk and a poster about her MSc assignment. Good luck Darya!!!
- May 2016:
Welcome Yawar, Dr. Abbas! We are happy you have joined the team for a post-doc position!
- April 2016:
New students starting in the group for short time assignments: welcome to Martijn & Dhanya!
- February 2016:
Start of 2 MSc students from Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon, Portugal. Welcome Barbara and Miguel!
Welcome to Hoon Suk Rho, starting a post-doc in the team! Welcome Hoon!
New review article accepted in Biomicrofluidics together with the group of Physics of Fluids (UT), Ghent University and the University of Oxford. See link.
Happy New Year! Bonne année! Een gelukkig Nieuwjaar!
Visit of William Hannemann from RMIT (Melbourne) for an internship of 3 months in our team. Welcome William!
- 16-11-2015: Chairing the Nanotech Montreux conference!
Start of Elmar Kooistra from Saxion Hogeschool Enschede in the team for his BSc literature assignment. Welcome Elmar!
Arrival of Ali Hosseini from the University of Tehran (Iran) in the team for a 9-month period. Welcome Ali!
New article accepted in Scientific Reports for Sertan and our collaboration with the Katsonis lab at the University of Twente . See link.
Darya staring as a MSc student in our team. Welcome Darya!
Visit of Aitor Berasaluce from IK4-IKERLAN, Spain, for 3 months. Welcome Aitor!
Visit of Prof. Monica Florescu from the Transilvania University of Brasov, Romania for 2 weeks in the frame of the exchange program of the EU COST Action Electroporation. Welcome Monica!
New article accepted in Archiv. Toxicol. with NanoNext NL colleagues. See link.
Renée starting as a PhD candidate in the team. Welcome Renée!
PhD defence of Adithya Sridhar. Good luck Adithya and in advance, congrats young Dr!
Visit of Rosa Monge and María Virumbrales Muñoz from Zaragoza University, Spain, for 2 and 3 months, respectively. Welcome María and re-welcome Rosa!
New article published in Fertil. Steril. on Dorit and Zhenxia’s work on the microfluidic culture of Human embryos. See link.
New article published in Biophys. J. on the work of Zhenxia, in collaboration with Class-Willem Visser and Marise Gielen from Physics of Fluids, UT. Article Highlighted in the Biophys. J. Newsletter. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R2NuEXNiwOU for a movie, and link.
Happy New Year for 2015!