This past week I traveled to Seattle to give a talk at the Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting. My talk in the Nano to Micro Technologies track was entitled “A Hybrid Dielectrophoresis and Immunocapture System for Enhanced Capture of Circulating Tumor Cells” and described my recent work on enriching prostate cancer cells from blood cells with dielectrophoresis and immunocapture techniques. The session was chaired by Kirby Lab alumnus Ben Hawkins, now an Assistant Professor at San Jose State University.
This was my 4th year in a row attending the BMES Annual Meeting, and it has been amazing to see it grow this quickly… Attendance records are being broken every year! This year I focused on attending the career advice panels and meeting company representatives as I begin a job hunt in the medical device industry.