Institute for Functional Materials & Devices Grand Rounds

Friday, March 26, 2021 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Virtual Event

Toward Precision Medicine: Cell Characterization, Isolation, Culturing, and Drug Testing
Yaling Liu, Professor, Bioengineering Mechanical Engineering & Mechanics

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In disease prevention and treatment,  early diagnosis and personalized treatment planning is important. This talk will discuss recent development in diagnosis and monitoring of cancer progression through liquid blood biopsy in microfluidic devices and image machine learning analysis. The potential precision medicine through fast tumor spheroid culturing and personalized drug screening will be described.

Yaling Liu is a professor in the Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics department and Bioengineering department. Dr. Liu receives his B.S. degree from Tsinghua University, and M.S and Ph.D. degrees from Northwestern University. After graduation, Dr. Liu worked as a senior engineer for a year at Seagate Technology. Dr. Liu is a Fellow of ASME and Associate editor of Journal of Medical Device.


Academics & Colleges

Target Audience

Graduate Students, Faculty


Institute for Functional Materials and Devices
Contact Information

Nikki Rump

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