Sabeth Verpoorte

Plenary Speaker: Professor Sabeth Verpoorte

Professor E.M.J. (Sabeth) Verpoorte from University of Groningen is one of the Plenary Speakers of the EMBEC’17 & NBC’17 Conference.

Sabeth Verpoorte has been head of the Pharmaceutical Analysis Group in the Groningen Research Institute of Pharmacy, University of Groningen, since 2003. Research in the Pharmaceutical Analysis group is devoted to better understanding micro- and nanofluidic systems and how they can be applied to chemical and cell biological problems.

Her present research has taken on a strong cell biological / pharmacological focus, and includes innovative joint projects with colleagues in pharmacokinetics and medical biology on integrated cell and tissue culture and analysis. Ongoing projects involve chip-based human endothelial cell culture and analysis, and the development of organ-on-a-chip systems to study drug metabolism (liver chip, gut chip) and organ interactions (intestine-liver chip).

You can read more about the career of Sabeth Verpoorte and other EMBEC’17 & NBC’17 Keynote and Plenary Speakers from here.