Envisioning the Future: Other Potential Applications of the Technology

Gajus Worthington, Fluidigm

The applications for the Fluidigm technology may be far from being realized, says Worthington. Fluidigm is currently working on high-throughout methodologies, like genome screening and protein-protein interactions, as well as what could turn out to be breakthrough science: using rubber pumps to simulate body functions to trick cells into thinking they are inside the body, he says.