Welcome to the website of the van Dam research group in the Crump Institute for Molecular Imaging at UCLA. Our group focuses on the development of microfluidic technologies and automated systems for chemical synthesis and high-throughput biology with applications in cancer research and molecular imaging. 

JOB OPPORTUNITY: we currently have an opening for a postdoc position: click here for more information.

Overview of PET tracer production workflow and role of microfluidic chips

Workflow of positron emission tomography (PET) illustrating the conventional equipment for producing PET radiotracers and the role of emerging microfluidic chemical synthesis technologies in this process.

Group photo 20160304

Group Photo, March 4, 2016
(Back row, left to right: Jason Jones, Maxim Sergeev, R. Michael van Dam, Philip Chao, Seunghyun "Noel" Ha;
Front row, left to right:  Jia Wang, Kelly Mun-Ming Fong, Ksenia Lisova)