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, February 13, 2018
(Left to Right: Noel Ha, Sebastian Hanet, Ksenia Lisova, Jason Jones, Michael van Dam,
Philip Chao, Jia Wang, Jeffrey Collins, Alejandra Rios, Travis Holloway)