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Twelfth International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences Welcome! October 12 - 16, 2008 MicroTAS 2008 Conference, San Diego, CA USA Sponsored by Chemical and Biological Microsystems Society MicroTAS 2008 Conference, San Diego, CA USA Thank you Conference Chair

Laurie E. Locascio National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), USA Technical Program Committee Zbigniew Brzka Warsaw University of Technology, POLAND Jenny Emus Technical University of Denmark, DENMARK Teruo Fujii University of Tokyo, JAPAN Amy E. Herr University of California, Berkeley, USA Stephen C. Jacobson Indiana University, USA Klavs Jensen Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA Tae Song Kim Korean Institute of Science and Technology, KOREA Takehiko Kitamori University of Tokyo, JAPAN Jrg P. Kutter Technical University of Denmark, DENMARK James Landers

University of Virginia, USA Thomas Laurell Lund University, SWEDEN Abraham Lee University of California, Irvine, USA Ai Qun Liu Nanyang Technological University, SINGAPORE Laurie E. Locascio National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), USA Nicole Pamme University of Hull, UK Petra Schwille Technical University Dresden, GERMANY Minoru Seki Chiba University, JAPAN Manabu Tokeshi Nagoya University, JAPAN Jean-Louis Viovy Curie Institute, FRANCE Joel Voldman Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA Peng-Yuan Yang

Fudan University, CHINA MicroTAS 2008 Conference, San Diego, CA USA Thank you Local Committee Michael Gaitan Brian M. Paegel David J. Ross Wyatt N. Vreeland National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), USA Scripps Research Institute, USA National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), USA National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), USA Board of Directors, Chemical and Biological Microsystems Society Yoshinobu Baba Nagoya University, JAPAN Albert van den Berg Universiteit Twente, THE NETHERLANDS D. Jed Harrison

University of Alberta, CANADA Klavs F. Jensen Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA Takehiko Kitamori University of Tokyo, JAPAN Thomas Laurell Lunds Universiteit, SWEDEN Andreas Manz Institute of Analytical Sciences, GERMANY M. Allen Northrup MicroFluidic Systems Inc., USA J. Michael Ramsey University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA Shuichi Shoji Waseda University, JAPAN MicroTAS 2008 Conference, San Diego, CA USA Presenting Presentations 6 Plenary Presentations

1 Invited Presentation 65 Oral Presentations 589 Poster Presentations MicroTAS 2008 Conference, San Diego, CA USA Plenary Speakers Harold Craighead Cornell University, USA Teruo Fujii University of Tokyo, JAPAN Andrew Griffiths Institut de Science et d'Ingenierie Supramoleculaires, FRANCE Tomokazu Matsue

Tohoku University, JAPAN Jeremy Nicholson Imperial College London, UK Julio M. Ottino Northwestern University, USA Invited Speaker Jonathan V. Sweedler University of Illinois, USA MicroTAS 2008 Conference, San Diego, CA USA 2008 Abstracts 1200 1000

800 600 1116 400 654 589 200 0 Submitted Accepted 65 Oral MicroTAS 2008 Conference, San Diego, CA

USA Poster Abstracts by Region Americas Asia/Oceania Europe/Africa 270 471 375 MicroTAS 2008 Conference, San Diego, CA USA Abstracts by Region 1116 submitted from 36 countries

AUSTRALIA (4) AUSTRIA (7) BELGIUM (5) BRAZIL (2) CANADA (29) CHINA (13) CZECH REPUBLIC (1) DENMARK (17) FINLAND(6) FRANCE (39) GERMANY (44)

GREECE (1) HONG KONG (2) HUNGARY (1) INDIA (2) IRAN (1) IRELAND (13) ISRAEL (1)

ITALY (13) JAPAN (175) KOREA (98) MALAYSIA (1) MEXICO (1) NEW ZEALAND (2) POLAND (5) PORTUGAL (2) MicroTAS 2008 Conference, San Diego, CA USA RUSSIA (2) SINGAPORE (38) SPAIN (8) SWEDEN (19) SWITZERLAND (18) TAIWAN (41) TURKEY (1) THE NETHERLANDS (31) UNITED KINGDOM (34) USA (439)

Participants by Region as of September 30, 2008 210 464 269 Americas Asia/Oceania Europe/Africa MicroTAS 2008 Conference, San Diego, CA USA Participants 944 participants from 27 countries

AUSTRALIA (1) AUSTRIA (3) CANADA (30) CHINA (9) CZECH REPUBLIC (2) DENMARK (19) FINLAND (15) FRANCE (33) GERMANY (26)

JAPAN (145) KOREA (84) NETHERLANDS (31) NEW ZEALAND (2) NORWAY (2) HONG KONG (1) IRELAND (10) ISRAEL (1) ITALY (2) MicroTAS 2008 Conference, San Diego, CA USA POLAND (4)

PORTUGAL (1) SINGAPORE (8) SPAIN (6) SWEDEN (21) SWITZERLAND (10) TAIWAN (19) UNITED KINGDOM (24) USA (435) Contributors MicroTAS 2008 Conference, San Diego, CA USA Art in Science Award Sponsors MicroTAS 2008 Conference, San Diego, CA USA Young Innovator Award Sponsor

MicroTAS 2008 Conference, San Diego, CA USA Young Researcher Poster Awards Sponsor MicroTAS 2008 Conference, San Diego, CA USA Widmer Young Researcher Poster Awards Sponsor MicroTAS 2008 Conference, San Diego, CA USA Exhibitors APP Co Ltd ASCOMP BioForce Nanosciences, Inc.

BioTray Bullen Ultrasonics, Inc. cetoni GmbH Dolomite-US Enplas Corporation FLUIGENT Heidelberg Instruments Inc. IMT - Institute of Microchemical Technology Intellegent Micro Patterning LLC Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering Lab on a Chip (Royal Society of Chemistry) Labsmith, Inc. Life BioScience Inc. MEMStaff Inc. Micro/Nano Fluidics Fundamentals Focus (MF3) Center microfluidic ChipShop GmbH microLIQUID Micronit Microfluidics BV

Nano Fusion Technologies, Inc. OAI Photron USA Inc. Sandia National Laboratories Silex Microsystems Siloam Biosciences Takasago Electric, Inc. Translume, Inc. Veeco Instruments Yole Dveloppement MicroTAS 2008 Conference, San Diego, CA USA Conference Banquet Tuesday Evening 18:00 - 20:00 Buses will leave from the Bay View Foyer MicroTAS 2008 Conference, San Diego, CA

USA House Keeping Name badges required at all times Please return to sessions when chimes ring Session questions - mic will be brought to you Exhibitor raffle Poster award voting Art award finalists Recycle canisters throughout hotel Evaluation MicroTAS 2008 Conference, San Diego, CA USA Hotel Floorplan MicroTAS 2008 Conference, San Diego, CA USA

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