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Dynamic Single-Molecule Workshop at Westlake University

LUMICKS recently held a successful live dynamic single-molecule workshop at Westlake University. Throughout the 2-day event, participants joined our scientists for lectures in which they explored different state-of-the-art single-molecule applications. Each day was also finished with a live DNA mechanics and visualization experiment using the C-Trap® Optical Tweezers – Fluorescence…
Ron Eliyahoo
6 September 2021
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Controlled ligand gradient through C-Trap® facilitates DSM measurements

A publication in the journal Micromachines describes how researchers managed to control the concentrations of DNA-binding dyes in single-molecule optical tweezers experiments on DNA. They established a controlled concentration gradient with the multi-channel laminar microfluidics system integrated with their C-Trap® correlated optical tweezers and confocal microscopy. The study demonstrates a…
Santiago Gisler
19 March 2020
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LUMICKS in Top 250 Scale-ups 2020 of the Netherlands!

We're proud to be amongst the top 250 fastest growing scale-up companies in the Netherlands! Every year, the Erasmus Centre for Entrepreneurship (ECE) led by Prof. Dr. Justin Jansen, Academic Director of ECE and professor of Corporate Entrepreneurship at Rotterdam School of Management, researches the trends in the Dutch scale-up landscape. The…
Doenja Jansen
9 March 2020
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Study shows how chaperone enzyme ClpB processively translocates polypeptide loops using C-Trap® correlated optical tweezers and confocal microscopy

A new study published in Nature reports how researchers verified the intricate process of disaggregating entangled proteins by analyzing chaperone enzyme ClpB at a single-molecule level. The C-Trap® correlated optical tweezers and confocal microscopy enabled them to analyze how the member of the Hsp100 chaperone family translocates looped polypeptide substrates…
Santiago Gisler
13 February 2020
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C-Trap® installed at Technical University of Munich

We are happy to announce the recent installation of the C-Trap® at the Technical University of Munich, Germany, in the lab of Prof. Matthias Rief. The installed C-Trap combines optical tweezers with 2-color fluorescence microscopy and will be used by students and postdocs in the Rief lab. Among other areas,…
Santiago Gisler
11 February 2020
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Dynamic Single-Molecule Workshops in North and South of China

Last week we organized two dynamic single-molecule workshops in the North and South of China – one at Tsinghua University in Beijing, and another at  Sun Yat-sen University (SYSU). Both workshops included in-depth lectures exploring different state-of-the-art single-molecule applications and hands-on demonstrations of the C-Trap™ Optical Tweezers – Fluorescence & Label-free Microscopy technologies. With…
Kassandra Barbetsea
18 December 2019
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C-Trap® installed at Tel Aviv University

  We are happy to announce the recent installation of the C-Trap™ at Tel Aviv University, Israel, in the lab of Dr. Raya Sorkin. The C-Trap combines optical tweezers with confocal microscopy and is now available to students and postdocs in Dr. Sorkin’s lab, as well as several collaborators on…
Santiago Gisler
11 December 2019

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