Recent Advances in Optical Tweezers and Single-Molecule Biophysics

Lecture by Prof. Carlos Bustamante (UC Berkeley)

Upcoming Lecture
June 21st, 2017
VU University, Main Building
Room HG-09A16
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Single-molecule Workshop

Join us at our headquarters in Amsterdam on 20-21 June 2017 for a hands-on workshop on different state-of-the-art single molecule applications of our C-Trap™ optical tweezers-fluorescent microscope. Guest lecture will be given by Prof. Carlos Bustamante (UC Berkeley).

Registration deadline May 28th.

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The field of single-molecule biophysics has radically evolved over the last decade, owing to major technological breakthroughs that enabled landmark experiments.
Now that the single-molecule methods have proven their value, they are ready to make a long-lasting impact on the field of biological research.

LUMICKS provides ready-to-use single-molecule instrumentation, allowing you to focus on your experiments and breakthrough science.

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The C-Trap™ is the world’s first instrument that combines optical tweezers, confocal microscopy or STED nanoscopy (SuperC-Trap™) and an advanced microfluidics system in a truly integrated and correlated way.

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Acoustic Force Spectroscopy, or AFS™, is LUMICKS’ highly parallel single-molecule manipulation method capable of applying forces on thousands of biomolecules in parallel.

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The u-Flux™ microfluidics system is an integrated solution to reliably perform single-molecule experiments in a laminar flow environment. The system consists of a laminar flow cell, a highly stable passive pressure system and multiple fluidic valves.

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