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AFS™ 2.0 Paper Published in Methods

The second paper on the Acoustic Force Spectroscopy (AFS™) technology has been published in Methods. In "Tuning the Music: Acoustic Force Spectroscopy (AFS) 2.0" Kamsma and his colleagues at VU University Amsterdam describe the latest developments on the technology. In the paper a theoretical model to optimize the AFS™ cell…
Jerom Langeveld
5 June 2016
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LUMICKS Delivers C-Trap™ to BIOCEV Prague

In January 2016 LUMICKS installed a C-Trap™ Correlative Optical Tweezers Fluorescence microscope at the BIOCEV Biotechnology and Biomedicine Centre of the Academy of Sciences and Charles University in Vestec. Acquired by the research group of Dr. Zdeněk Lánský, the C-Trap™ is used to study molecular motors and structural proteins that…
Jerom Langeveld
14 February 2016
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LUMICKS Featured in Financeel Dagblad

In the Saturday (October 3rd) edition of the FD (Dutch financial times) LUMICKS was featured in a large centerfold article. The article describes the journey from scientific discoveries and developments in the VU University research group of Prof. Wuite and Prof. Peterman towards successful product development and LUMICKS' go-to-market. View…
Jerom Langeveld
3 October 2015
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LUMICKS receives prestigious H2020 FET Open grant

In an international consortium with 4 other parties, LUMICKS was granted the prestigious Horizon 2020 Future Emerging Technologies (FET) Open grant for early-stage research on new technology. The goal is to develop a next generation instrument that allows for "Super-resolution visualisation and manipulation of metaphase chromosomes". Chromosomes are the complex of…
Jerom Langeveld
12 May 2015
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AFS™ Featured in Nature Methods

The novel method of using acoustics for single molecule manipulation and spectroscopy was published in the January 2015 edition of Nature methods. Force spectroscopy has become an indispensable tool to unravel the structural and mechanochemical properties of biomolecules. Here we extend the force spectroscopy toolbox with an acoustic manipulation device that…
Jerom Langeveld
25 January 2015
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LUMICKS Receives Take-Off Loan

LUMICKS received a €250.000 loan from the ministry of education to finance ‘go-to-market’ activities.. Listen to the interview with CEO Olivier Heyning on Dutch radio BNR here. Minister of science and education Dekker personally visited LUMICKS to learn about the technological developments and market potential for the Tweezers-Fluorescence in its…
Jerom Langeveld
15 January 2015

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