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Studies on high-throughput droplet sorting

Leuven | More than two weeks ago

Developing microfluidics device to advance cell selection

Advances in droplet-based microfluidics have been instrumental in developing cutting-edge analysis technologies such as single-cell sequencing and single-cell isolation. For virtually all applications, achieving high throughput is key. We are looking for someone to help us set-up and test an innovative system for high-throughput droplet sorting. The work is predominantly experimental and will consist in interacting with researchers from different departments to perform the required preliminary tests, understand the concept behind the operation of the device (electric actuation, droplet formation and sorting, dielectrophoresis) and highlight aspects that can benefit from improvement in future iterations.

Type of project: Combination of internship and thesis, Internship, Thesis

Duration: 6 month

Required degree: Master of Engineering Technology, Master of Science, Master of Bioengineering, Master of Engineering Science

Required background: Biomedical engineering, Electromechanical engineering, Nanoscience & Nanotechnology, Physics, Other, Bioscience Engineering, Electrotechnics/Electrical Engineering

Supervising scientist(s): For further information or for application, please contact: Camila Dalben Madeira Campos (camila.campos@imec.be) and Maarten Fauvart (Maarten.Fauvart@imec.be)

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