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Single-Molecule Workshop at LUMICKS Amsterdam

During June 4-5, a captivating single-molecule workshop was given at the headquarters of LUMICKS in Amsterdam. Throughout the workshop, the participants were introduced to our second-generation (G2 line) apparatus and got the chance to perform multiple investigations on them. We started off with the C-trap™, our optical tweezers-fluorescence microscope, and…
Jerom Langeveld
13 June 2018
C-Trap® installed at Semmelweis UniversityUncategorised

C-Trap™ installed at Semmelweis University

LUMICKS is proud to announce the installation of a new C-Trap® optical tweezers-fluorescence microscopy system in the lab of Professor Miklos Kellermayer at the Semmelweis University in Budapest, Hungary. A major focus of Prof. Kellermayer's lab is in uncovering the molecular mechanics of the muscle protein titin. This is a protein that defines the…
Jerom Langeveld
24 May 2018
Single-molecule​ Workshop at the Rockefeller UniversityUncategorised

Single-Molecule Workshop at the Rockefeller University

A successful Single-molecule workshop took place on April 17 to 18 at the Rockefeller University in New York, organized by LUMICKS. During the practical hands-on workshop, the participants performed state-of-the-art single-molecule experiments to examine DNA mechanics, repair, and DNA molecular motors. They also attended demonstrations given by our application scientists on the latest developments and…
Jerom Langeveld
17 May 2018
Single-molecule​ Workshop at the ShanghaiTech UniversityUncategorised

Single-Molecule Workshop at the ShanghaiTech University

On April 9 to 11, a successful Single-molecule workshop took place in the lab of Prof. Bo Sun at the ShanghaiTech University, organized by LUMICKS. During the practical hands-on workshop, the participants conducted state-of-the-art single-molecule experiments in the fields of DNA mechanics, repair, and molecular motors. They also had the chance to…
Jerom Langeveld
30 April 2018
C-Trap® installed at Ludwig Maximilian UniversityUncategorised

C-Trap™ installed at Ludwig Maximilian University

LUMICKS recently installed a new C-Trap® system in the lab of Dr. Johannes Stigler at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany. Dr. Stigler and his group will use the C-Trap® to study the structure and organization of chromosomes. Their goal is to determine the processes leading to the three-dimensional folding of chromosomes, which have…
Jerom Langeveld
5 March 2018
C-Trap AFS G2 Brochure coverUncategorised

Introducing New Generation of Dynamic Single-Molecule Analysis Instruments

At the BPS18 meeting, LUMICKS will introduce its latest product generation of the C-Trap™ optical tweezers-fluorescence microscopy and AFS™ parallel single-molecule force spectroscopy instruments. The new G2 generation represents an evolution of our original instruments, bringing new enabling features, improved performance, and automation. These new developments allow dynamic biomolecular processes to be studied in…
Jerom Langeveld
16 February 2018
Motor Protein Application NoteUncategorised

Motor Protein Application Note Now Online

The cytoskeleton and its many molecular motors are major players in a variety of cellular functions. The interconnected networks of cytoskeletal filaments act as tracks directing molecular motor transport and provide structural support and organization to cells. One example of a class of motor proteins is the myosin superfamily, a…
Jerom Langeveld
10 January 2018
C-Trap® installed at Imperial College LondonUncategorised

C-Trap™ installed at Imperial College London

Recently, LUMICKS successfully installed a new C-Trap® optical tweezers-fluorescence microscopy system in the lab of Professor David Rueda at the Imperial College London, England, whose lab also features an AFS™ system for high throughput measurements. The group of Prof. Rueda develops and uses quantitative single-molecule approaches to investigate mechanisms underlying complex biological processes. These…
Jerom Langeveld
18 December 2017
C-Trap installation University of ZurichUncategorised

C-Trap® installed at University of Zürich

Recently, LUMICKS successfully installed a new C-Trap® Optical Tweezers system, with a quadruple trap configuration, in the lab of Professor Ben Schuler at the University of Zürich, Switzerland. The group of Prof. Schuler uses single-molecule spectroscopy with the aim to understand protein folding, disorder and dynamics. The C-Trap® will be the group's first experience…
Jerom Langeveld
3 November 2017

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