Séverine Le Gac received her Engineer degree in chemistry (specialization biology) from the ESPCI (Paris, France) in 2000. In 2004, she obtained her PhD degree cum laude from the University of Lille (France), and was awarded in 2005 the PhD prize of the French Society for Mass Spectrometry. She received a personal JSPS award (Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science) for a short stay at the University of Tokushima (Japan).
In January 2005, she joined the University of Twente as a post-doctoral fellow. In 2008, she was offered a tenure-track position and appointed Program Director in 2012 for the topic “Innovative Nanotechnology for Medicine” at the MESA+ Inst. for Nanotechnology.
Séverine Le Gac is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Twente (The Netherlands), where she leads the AMBER group. Her research interests focus on the use of microfluidic and organ-on-a-chip devices for biological and medical applications, in the field of cancer research, assisted reproductive technologies, and more recently microplastics impact on Human Health.
Since 2018, she has been Member of the Director Board of the CBMS Society, the scientific society in microfluidics. She is Associate Editor of the peer-reviewed journal Biomedical Microdevices (Springer Publishing Group), part of the advisory boards of the Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering (IOP Publisher) and Lab Chip journal (RSC), and of the editorial board of the MDPI journal Micromachines. She is part of the organizing committee of the NanoBioTech Montreux conference, which she chaired in November 2019. She will chair the leading conference in her field, MicroTAS, the International Conference in microfluidics, for the 2020 virtual edition together with Prof. Hang Lu (Georgia Tech, USA).
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