Christophe Danelon, an associate professor at Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands, gave a fantastic talk about how to build an artificial cell at the University of Tokyo on July 10, 2019.
Attendance to ANZNMF (July 1-3, 2019)
Chief coordinator Prof. Keisuke Goda and his colleagues (Sheng Yan, Kotaro Hiramatsu) attended the 10th Australia and New Zealand Nano and Microfluidics Symposium (ANZNMF) at the University of Wollongong in Australia chaired by Australian coordinator, Prof. Weihua Li from July 1 through July 3, 2019. Goda and Hiramatsu gave plenary and invited talks at the conference, respectively.
Visit to Macquarie University (June 30, 2019)
Chief coordinator Prof. Keisuke Goda and his colleague Sheng Yan visited Macquarie University where Australian player Ming Li works as a lecturer in the field of mechanical engineering. Since she joined this university a few years ago, she has been busy building a research group as well as her research career. We wish her the best of luck.
Attendance to CYTO (June 22-26, 2019)
Chief coordinator Prof. Keisuke Goda and his colleagues (Hideharu Mikami, Kotaro Hiramatsu) attended CYTO (the 34th Congress of the International Society for Advancement of Cytometry) at the convention center in Vancouver, Canada from June 22 through June 26, 2019. Goda gave a plenary talk at the conference.
Serendipity Seminar (June 12, 2019)
Kang-Hee Seol, a research assistant professor at Hanyang University and a member of the Center for Next Generation Cytometry (CNGC) in South Korea, gave an excellent talk about the CNGC's research activity at the University of Tokyo on June 12, 2019.
Half-Global Kickoff Symposium (May 31, 2019)
The half-global kickoff symposium was held at the University of Tokyo on May 31, 2019 to discuss the mission of Serendipity Lab and its 5-year plans. We had three sessions: (1) IACS technology (4 talks), (2) IACS applications (4 talks), (3) other technologies (4 talks). About 70 people with diverse backgrounds at different research institutions attended and enjoyed discussing new ideas and future plans.