Yanxi, Alisa and Pavel were representing the Levkin lab with posters and talks at the 6th International Conference on Multifunctional, Hybrid and Nanomaterials in Sitges, Spain.

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Find out more how to use patterned slippery surfaces to manipulate the paths of droplets and sort them according to size in our recent publication in ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces.

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Recently we discovered that bacteria grown on micropatterns of repellent and adhesive properties (SLIPS+adhesive) form biofilm bridges, thin biofilm strings, connecting separated biofilm clusters. It is interesting that bacteria form networks of such biofilm bridges and these bridges are packed with highly metabolically active bacteria. Here is our paper in Advanced Science about this novel phenomenon. Congratulations to Wenxi Lei and coauthors. Great collaboration with Thomas Schwartz´s group at KIT. 

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Check this very interesting poster of our collaborators at GlaxoSmithKline who used #Aquarray Droplet Microarrays (DMA) for extremely miniaturized high-content cellular screenings. Very nice comparison of microtiter plates with culture in 100 nL droplets on DMAs. Let us know if you want to try such Droplet Microarrays for your cell screening experiments.

 

Lei's and Johannes' Review of that name has just been accepted to Advanced Materials!

Alisa Rosenfeld's review on this matter got published in Applied Bosystems! Congratulations!

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Dr. Pavel Levkin   
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E-Mail: levkin@kit.edu
Tel:  +49-721-608-29175

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