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SELECTBIO Conferences Asia Diagnostics Summit 2018

Balaji Panchapakesan's Biography



Balaji Panchapakesan, Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI)

Dr. Balaji Panchapakesan is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, MA. He invented the Nanotube-CTC-Chip. He has published over 100 articles in leading journals, and conferences. He is a conference chair of the SPIE Nanoscience and Engineering conference. His interests are in enabling nanoscience for wide variety of applications including capture of circulating biomarkers.

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Liquid Biopsy Using the Nanotube-CTC-Chip

Monday, 5 November 2018 at 16:00

Add to Calendar ▼2018-11-05 16:00:002018-11-05 17:00:00Europe/LondonLiquid Biopsy Using the Nanotube-CTC-ChipAsia Diagnostics Summit 2018 in Taipei, TaiwanTaipei, TaiwanSELECTBIOenquiries@selectbiosciences.com

In the recent past, we reported the nanotube-CTC-chip for rapid classification of biomarkers using electrical signals and cell capture from droplets with 55-100% yield. In this talk, we will outline the further development of the nanotube-CTC-chip for highly efficient capture of CTCs with very high quality.  Advantages of the nanotube-CTC-chip include both positive and negative selection strategy on the same chip resulting in potential to capture invasive CTC phenotypes with diverse population of cells. The nanotube-CTC-chip also enables culturing of cancer cells directly on the device for further analysis. Potentially one can achieve capture of CTCs based on multiple biomarkers, negative selection by depleting leukocytes, and density gradient based selection of nucleated cells, thereby avoiding loss of CTCs due to variation in size and biomarker composition in a single blood test.


Add to Calendar ▼2018-11-05 00:00:002018-11-06 00:00:00Europe/LondonAsia Diagnostics Summit 2018Asia Diagnostics Summit 2018 in Taipei, TaiwanTaipei, TaiwanSELECTBIOenquiries@selectbiosciences.com