2016
March 31, 2016: Congrats to Moien for winning NSERC Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship.
March 25, 2016: Congrats to Navid for winning NSERC PSG for his PhD studies.
2015
December 10, 2015: Congrats to Shashi for winning a second endowed fellowship award this academic year!
October 28, 2015: Congrats to Richard for getting his MITACS project with SMT Americas/z Microsystems . It's a great prospect to see PDMS devices transition to hot embossed and injection molded thermoplastic ones. This will pave the way to scalable mass manufacturing at device cost below $10.
October 28, 2015: Congrats to Moien and Shashi for for being awarded The Barbara and Frank Milligan Graduate Scholarship.


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June 15-18, 2015: 2nd Connaught Summer Institute in 3D Bioprinting, Toronto http://www.torontomicrofluidics.ca/cms/3-d-bioprinting-workshop/
June 4, 2015: Congratulations to Parnian for winning "Best Oral Presentation" at the 6th Annual MIE Research Symposium!
May 25-27, 2015: 2nd Microfluidic Professional Course, Toronto  http://www.torontomicrofluidics.ca/cms/microfluidic-professional-course/
May 28, 29, 2015: 10th Ontario on a Chip MATCH Symposium, Toronto
May 8, 2015: Congrats to Ali for his successful Ph.D. thesis defense!
Mar 31, 2015: Equipment grant approved for 3D Bioprinting instrument to be hosted at Centre for Microfluidic Systems in Chemistry and Biology www.torontomicrofluidics.ca/cms
Feb 7, 2015: Lian selected for 2015 SLAS Tony B. Award http://www.slas2015.org/awards/TravelAwardsRecipients.cfm
Jan 29, 2015: Congrats to Milad for winning an NSERC postdoctoral scholarship award for his work at MIT!
2014
Dec 16, 2014: Congrats to Lian for her successful Ph.D. thesis defense!
Nov 3, 2014: Congrats to Parnian and Navid for being awarded a 2014-2015 Frank and Barbara Milligan Graduate Fellowship!
Oct 30, 2014: Congrats to Zhamak for winning the CHEMINAS Young Researcher Poster Award at MicroTAS 2014!
Sept 30, 2014: Farewell to Milad and best wishes for his postdoctoral work at MIT.
Sept 15, 2014: Congrats to Shashi, Parnian, Navid and Patricia for being awarded 2014-2015 MATCH Graduate Fellowships.
Aug 30, 2014: PrintAlive Bioprinter by Arianna and Lian selected as 2014 winners of Canadian James Dyson Design Award. http://www.jamesdysonaward.org/projects/printalive-bioprinter/
Aug 14, 2014: Congrats to Milad for his successful Ph.D. thesis defense!

Aug 12, 2014: Our project, "Skin printer for low-cost and on-site wound dressings and skin regeneration", was selected as one of the seven funded projects by Grand Challenges Canada.

Aug 12, 2014: Congrats to Milad for successfully defending his PhD thesis!

Aug 3, 2014: Congrats to Haotian, Mark and Paige for their successful MASc thesis defences!
2013

Sep 20, 2013: Visit our video on Grand Challenges Canada.

June 5, 2013:Congrats to Milad for winning the 2013-14 Bert Wasmund Graduate Fellowship in Sustainable Energy Research, to Phoenix for winning the 2013-14 Queen Elizabeth Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology and to Lian for winning the 2013-14 Ontario Graduate Scholarship!

June 4, 2013:Congrats to the "Skin Printer" team from the Jeschke and Guenther labs to win the first prize at the Schulich Innovation Research Day.

May 24, 2013: Congrats to Lian and Phoenix for winning a Best Poster Award at the 2013 Ontario on a Chip/MATCH Symposium.

May 15, 2013: Bioprinter team from Radisic and Guenther labs received the University of Toronto’s 2013 Inventor of the Year Award.


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April 27, 2013: Lian is one of "Toronto's Big Thinkers" .

April 10, 2013: Congrats to Ali and Milad! Their paper on "Bubble gate for in-plane flow control" accepted by the journal Lab on a Chip!.

Jan 21, 2013:Lian and Arianna's project was highlighted in The Globe and Mail, U of T Magazine and Global News Toronto!

2012

Nov 21, 2012:Milad, Lian, Zhamak, Arianna and Ali receive School of Graduate Studies Fall 2012 Conference Grants. Congratulations!

Nov 13, 2012: Congratulations to our new graduates Oren (MASc) and Saja (PhD),


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Nov 5, 2012: Congrats to Ali for winning the "Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship", NSERC CGS-D!

Oct 28- Nov 1, 2012: Lian and Byeong-Ui give Oral presentations and Milad, ALi and Sanjesh present posters at MicroTAS2012, Okinawa, JAPAN.

Oct 24-27, 2012: Arianna and Zhamak give Oral presentations at BMES Annual Meeting at Atlanta, GA, 2012.

Oct 10, 2012: Lian receives an honorable mention at CMC TEXPO 2012.

Aug 31, 2012: Milad receives an MIE Travel Grant!

Aug 17, 2012: Congrats to Milad and Mayank! Their paper on "Cruise control for segmented flow" accepted by the Journal Lab on a Chip!

Aug 17-24, 2012: Milad Gives an Oral presentation at ICTAM 2012 in Beijing, China.

July 31, 2012: Lian, Zhamak and Arianna receive MATCH Travel Grants. Congratualtions!

July 31, 2012: Congratulation to Lian and Arianna! Their paper " Mosaic hydrogels: One-step formation of multiscale soft materials" is highlighted in the the Journal Lab on a Chip.

July 23, 2012: Congratulation to Milad for receiving "R. A. Reynolds Graduate Fellowship in Thermodynamics".

July 15, 2012: Congratulation to Arianna for receiving an Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS).

May 18, 2012: The Ontario-on-a-Chip/MATCH Symposium was a success! Lian received the Centre for Commercialization in Regenerative Medicine Best Presentation Award and Ali recived the CMC Microsystems Best Poster Award - Congrats!

April 10, 2012: NSERC funding: Congrats to Ali for winning a brand-new postgraduate scholarship! The group also received a renewed Discovery Award along with a Discovery Accelerator Supplement (125 awarded in Canada per year)!

April 05, 2012: Congratulations to Sanjesh and Sascha for their susscessfull M.A.Sc thesis defense!

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March 14, 2012: Congrats to Milad and Mayank! Their paper on carbon dioxide dissolution and solubility appeared in Lab Chip!.

February 22, 2012: Congrats to Conrad and Sanjesh! Their paper “Bubbles no more” was the single most downloaded paper from the online version of the Journal Lab on a Chip in December 2011, and recently highlighted in the the Journal Lab on a Chip.
2011
December 16, 2011: Congratulations to Oren and Arianna for receiving a 2011/2012 Milligan Fellowship!
December 2, 2011: Lian contributed a sound bite at the 49th New England Complex Fluids Workshop, Harvard University.
November 21-22, 2011: 64th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, Baltimore, MD, USA. Geoff and Zhamak gave talks on bubble gates and on transport across small blood vessels.
November 8: Ali, Lian and Milad receive School of Graduate Studies Fall 2011 Conference Grants. Congratulations!
October 31: Our paper "Bubbles no more" is accepted by Lab on a Chip. Congratulations to Conrad and Sanjesh!
October 17: Axel gave an invited talk at the 2nd Korea - EU Workshop on Microfluidic Technology for Chemical, Biological and Medical Applications "Bubble Tech to Bio App - 'LAB-ON-A-CHIP'", KIST Europe, Saarbrucken, Germany.
September 29-30: Axel gave a keynote at the Lab-on-a-Chip World Congress, San Francisco, CA, USA.
August 31: Saja (Ph.D), Zhamak (Ph.D) and Oren (MASc) receive a 2011-2012 MATCH Graduate Scholarship. Congratulations!
August 29-31: Axel gave an invited talk at the 57th International Conference on Analytical Sciences and Spectroscopy (ICASS) and 3rd Canada-China Analytical Chemistry Conference(CCACC).
August 23: Ali (Ph.D) receives a QEII-OGSST 2011-2012 Graduate Scholarship. Congratulations!

June 15: Congratulations to our new graduates Chi-Hang and Faisal (MASc), Ella, Phoenix (2011 Wallace G. Chalmers Engineering Design Award), Mayank, Jonathan and Sean (BASc)
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June 10: Congratulations to Sanjesh, Milad and Sascha! Sanjesh obtained Abbott Point of Care Award for best oral presentation at the Ontario on a Chip event and MATCH Research Day 2011. Milad and Sascha obtained CMC Microsystems Awards for best poster presentation.
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More pictures of the event can be found on this Flickr page.
June 6: Axel attended the 23rd Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics in Vancouver, BC.
May 20: Congratulations to Sascha who won the best poster award (stream: Nanotechnology, Molecular Imaging and Systems Biology) at the IBBME Scientific Day 2011.
May 19: Arianna is the recipient of a 2011/12 Ontario Graduate Scholarship - Congratulations!
May 13: Lian, Milad, Oren and Sanjesh contributed posters and Sascha an oral presentation at the 2nd annual MIE Research Symposium. Congratulations to Sanjesh for winning a best poster prize.
Prize Winners
March 8: Guenther and Bolz Research Labs in collaboration with Quorum Technologies presented the prototype Artery-on-a-Chip screening instrument at workshop in Toronto that was attended by microvascular researchers and biopharma companies.
January 5: Congratulations to Milad for winning the Bert Wasmund Graduate Fellowship in Sustainable Energy Research.
January: Lian, Oren and Sanjesh receive 2010/11 Barbara and Frank Milligan Graduate Fellowships.
2010
November 29-December 3: Lian gives oral presentation at MRS Meeting in Boston, MA.
November 21-23: Lian and Sanjesh give oral presentations at the 63rd APD DFD Annual Meeting in Long Beach, CA.
October 6-9: Sascha presents two posters at the BMES Annual Meeting in Austin, TX.
October 3-7: MicroTAS 2010, Groningen (NL) where Saja and Sanjesh presented posters.
Dinner
Saja Al-Dujaili, Saif A. Khan (National University of Singapore), Axel, Paul J.A. Kenis (University of Illinois), Michiel T. Kreutzer (TU Delft), Sanjesh (left to right) (Photo credit: Thomas Gervais, École Polytechnique de Montréal and Télé-Québec)
September: Oren Kraus, Lian Leng and Sanjesh Yasotharan received 2010/2011 Barbara and Frank Milligan Graduate Fellowships.
September 21: Artery project featured on Lab on a Chip cover
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September 13: Saja, Oren and Sanjesh receive a MATCH Scholarship for the 2010/11 academic year.
September 7: Lian receives an MIE Student Travel Grant.
September 2: Artery on a Chip youtube video uploaded!
October 23: Lian, Saja, Sanjesh and Sascha receive MATCH Travel Grants.
July 15: Artery on a Chip patent licensed to Quorum Technologies.
July 7: Artery paper published and highlighted in "Chemical Technology".
May 21: Lian receives the best presentation award from Dr. Peter Liu, Scientific Director of CIHR's Institute of Circulatory and Respiratory Health, at the MATCH 2010 Symposium in Toronto.
May 3: Sanjesh contributes an oral presentation to the MIE Research Symposium and Lian (honourable mention) and Chi-Hang contribute posters.
April 20: Lian receives a NSERC PGS-D Scholarship.
January 6: Lian, Sanjesh and Sascha receive Barbara and Frank Milligan Graduate Fellowships.
2009
November 1: Lian and Conrad give oral presentations at MicroTAS 2009.

August 31: Sascha (MASc) receives a NSERC CGS-M and FQRNT B1 Graduate Scholarship.

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