Dr. David Juncker has been selected to attend “Summer Davos,” the Work Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting of New Champions in Tianjin, China from 11-13 September 2012, as an “IAP Young Scientist.” The Royal Society of Canada conducted a national search and was permitted to send just two scientists. Dr. Juncker will be one of forty extraordinary young researchers to participate in the Annual Meeting of the New Champions.

Dr. Juncker is designing and developing micro and nanobioengineering technologies – with a strong focus microfluidic systems – and is using these technologies for miniaturizing and parallelizing proteomics and cell biology. His goal to emulate the parallelization of DNA microarrays and sequencers, and enable systematic and quantitative approach to biological experimentation for protein analysis and cell biology in particular.

The Annual Meeting of the New Champions provides a platform for the rising generation of global leaders from business and society to contribute to broader policy discussions and engage with the world’s top business executives. The New Champions are led by the Forum’s growing Global Growth Companies Community as well as the communities of Technology Pioneers, Young Global Leaders, Global Shapers and Young Scientists. The Meeting will highlight the role that new and fast-emerging multinational companies play in enabling and driving sustainability in a global business landscape that has been fundamentally changed by the economic crisis.


Learn more about the meeting here


July 17, 2012