102-1248-00L  Experimental Microfluidics: A Short Course

SemesterSpring Semester 2021
LecturersE. Secchi, G. G. Dsouza, S. Stavrakis
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish
CommentNumber of participants limited to 16.



Courses

NumberTitleHoursLecturers
102-1248-00 GExperimental Microfluidics: A Short Course
The course will take place in the week 14-18 of June 2020.
Registration should be closed on the 14th of May (one month before the start of the course).
Remark: former title until FS20: Microfluidics for Microbial Ecology.
The 2021 edition of the course will be virtual. The lab activities will be replaced by guided group activity sessions, where experiments will be run virtually and data analyzed.
24s hrsE. Secchi, G. G. Dsouza, S. Stavrakis

Catalogue data

AbstractThe course teaches the basics of microfluidic technology and sample a range of applications in microbiology and chemistry, all through hands-on experience and live demos.
ObjectiveFamiliarization with the basics of microfluidics and with some applications of this technology in microbiology and chemistry.
ContentPhysics of fluid transport at small scales, design and fabrication of microfluidic devices, set up of a typical microfluidic experiment, flow visualization, image acquisition and analysis, examples of microfluidics studies of chemistry, optofluidic, microbial growth, motility, chemotaxis and interactions among microbes.
Lecture notesScript and papers of previous problems
LiteratureIntroduction to Microfluidics, Patrick Tabeling, Oxford University Press, 2005

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits1 credit
ExaminersE. Secchi, G. G. Dsouza, S. Stavrakis
Typeungraded semester performance
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionRepetition only possible after re-enrolling for the course unit.

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Groups

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Restrictions

Places16 at the most
Waiting listuntil 21.05.2021

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