March 2018 BioBreakfast

March 2018 BioBreakfast

Wednesday, March 14  

7:30 - 9:30 AM

Connectivity and collaborations are driving innovation in the First State! Join Delaware Bio on Wednesday, March 14th for our next BioBreakfast: Connectivity & Collaborations at the UD STAR Campus. Hear from Dr. Huiming Mao, Sepax Technologies, a local leader in the biological separation industry, who develops and manufactures HPLC columns, consumables, bulk media, and equipment for chemical and biological separations in liquid chromatography.

You will not want to miss this opportunity to learn more about University of Delaware’s Bioimaging Center (at the Delaware Biotechnology Institute) and the resources available to the region. We are pleased to welcome Dr. Jeff Caplan, to discuss the BioImaging Center’s growth and their accelerated success with partnerships in the region.

Grab a coffee, bring your business cards, and connect with Delaware’s life science industry leaders at our March BioBreakfast!

Speaker Bios:

Jeffrey Caplan, PhD, Director of the Bio-Imaging Center at the Delaware Biotechnology Institute:
Dr. Caplan directs the Bio-Imaging Center that is located within the Delaware Biotechnology Institute (DBI) at the University of Delaware. His goal is to ensure that the Bio-Imaging Center’s growing user group continues to obtain high quality assistance and microscopy data that complements, augments, or elevates the research conducted within each project. His role as the Director is to match research projects with teams of highly specialized research scientists and instrumentation within the Bio-Imaging Center.

Huiming Mao, PhD. Senior Research Scientist at Sepax Technologies, Inc.

Dr. Huiming Mao received his PhD in chemistry from the University of Minnesota in 2006, where he studied block copolymer and nano-porous material synthesis, characterization and application with Professor Marc A. Hillmyer. He did his postdoctoral research with Professor Thomas P. Russell at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, where he synthesized novel nano-structured thin films and developed new applications. He joined W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. in 2008 and helped develop and commercially launch several new fuel cell ionomer membrane products with improved durability and performance. In 2016, Dr. Mao joined Sepax Technologies, Inc. as Senior Research Scientist. He oversees polymeric bead technology platform, develops and commercializes new chromatography polymeric media. Through his efforts, several new polymeric bead products will be commercially launched for analytical column market and preparative separation market in 2018.


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