News

JANUARY 12TH, 2021

Pixel-based open-space microfluidics. Imagine 144 liquid pixels capable of delivering precisely controlled reagents in a surface of 1 cm2! That’s what is described in our new paper published in PNAS and titled: “Pixel-based open-space microfluidics for versatile surface processing”.


DECEMBER 1ST, 2020

2D convection–diffusion in multipolar flows. Étienne published a new article in Physics of Fluids entitled “Two-dimensional convection – diffusion in multipolar flows with applications in microfluidics and groundwater flow”. Congratulations!


MAY 12TH, 2020

Meritas Gala. Congratulations to Étienne Boulais, for winning the best TA in engineering physics award and to Pierre-Alexandre Goyette, for winning the best graduate teacher in biomedical engineering award for 2019-2020!


NOVEMBER 14TH, 2019

Traînées d’étoiles microfluidiques by Pierre-Alexandre Goyette. Congratulations to Pierre-Alexandre Goyette who won the NSERC-sponsored Jury Prize of the 10th edition of Acfas’ la preuve par l’image contest for his image of the movement of fluorescent microbeads on the surface of a microfluidic probe.


OCTOBER 9TH, 2019

Understanding self-coalescence in microfluidics. Researchers from IBM and Polytechnique Montréal published an article in Nature explaining the self-coalescence of a fluid in a microfluidic channel, paving the way for the development of portable diagnostic systems.


LAB LIFE

What a great hike to the top of Mont Saint-Hilaire!


JUNE 20TH, 2019

Congratulations to Maeva! She received an award at the World Preclinical Congress for her poster titled Optimization of a Microfluidic System for High-Throughput Screening of Combinations of Drugs with Radiotherapy on Spheroids.


APRIL 16TH, 2019

Theory and applications of microfluidic multipoles are revealed in our new article in Nature Communications. A summary is available here.


FEBRUARY 18TH, 2019

Treatment response following on-chip combination of chemotherapy and radiotherapy is detailed in our new article in Scientific Reports.


JANUARY 10TH, 2019

We published a new article in Lab on a Chip detailing how a micro-histological platform can be used to study ex vivo micro-dissected tissue response to treatment.


JULY 20TH, 2018

We published a new article in Scientific Reports on 3D printed microfluidic probes.


JULY 12TH, 2018

We published a new article in Analyst on hyperspectral fluorescence imaging for spheroids in microfluidic chips.


LAB LIFE

Combat archery!


NOVEMBER 27TH, 2018

We published a new article in Lab on a Chip on forming spheroids using microfluidic funnels.


CHEMINAS YOUNG RESEARCHER POSTER AWARD

Congratulations to Robin for winning the CHEMINAS Young Researcher Poster Award at Microtas 2017 in Savannah, USA.


LAB LIFE

We did it! We escaped with the money!