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PIL on Tuesday 13th March

When:Tu 13-03-2018 12:00 - 13:00
The seventh PIL of year 2017/2018 will be held on Tuesday, March 13th at 12 midday in 3212-0217 with a lunch afterwards in the catering area opposite the Keuningzaal. This PIL will be given by Gert Salentijn of the Pharmaceutical Analysis group.
The title of his presentation is:
Printed Polymers, Patterned Paper
In his research, Gert Salentijn investigated several approaches to decrease the dependence of chemical analysis on stationary laboratory facilities to make it more accessible, or as it is popularly phrased: “to bring the lab to the sample, instead of the sample to the lab”. This type of approach has been receiving a lot of attention recently, driven by a strong need in (low-resource) point-of-care settings for speed, flexibility and cost-effectiveness in disease diagnosis.
At the core of the research lies a simple, yet elegant material that already has a long history in science, namely paper. By approaching this material in a number of different ways, amongst which the integration into 3D-printed devices, it has proven possible to leverage paper-based analysis. The tools and techniques that were developed in the research encompass a range of new functionalities that can be applied to making smarter and better tests, while ensuring affordability.

The dates and locations of the PIL in 2018 are as follows:
Tuesday, 13 maart: 3212-0217 - Gert Salentijn
Tuesday, 10 april: 3212-0217 - Katja Taxis
Tuesday, 8 mei: 3214-0081 - Shabnam Shaabani
Tuesday, 12 juni (Pharmacy Day).
You are all more than welcome to attend the PIL. The PIL committee hopes that you will come in great numbers.