C-Trap™ installed at TU Delft

We are thrilled about the recent C-Trap™ installation in the Department of Bionanoscience at the TU Delft, one of the leading universities in The Netherlands! The groups of Prof. Nynke Dekker and Prof. Marileen Dogterom will use the C-Trap to study … Read More

New C-Trap™ Installed at the University at Buffalo

LUMICKS successfully installed a C-Trap™ optical tweezers–fluorescence microscopy system in the lab of Assistant Professor Priya Banerjee at the University at Buffalo. The group of Dr. Banerjee will use the C-Trap to investigate the structural dynamics and phase behavior of intrinsically disordered … Read More

Leiden c-trap installation Alireza Mashaghi Lab

C-Trap™ installed at Leiden University

LUMICKS is happy to announce that a new C-Trap™ optical tweezers is now housed in the lab of Dr. Alireza Mashaghi at Leiden University, the Netherlands. Dr. Mashaghi’s group will use the C-Trap to perform single-molecule experiments and investigate molecular folding processes. … Continue Reading

m-Trap™ installed at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

LUMICKS is proud to announce the installation of an m-Trap™ at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) in the lab of Assistant Professor Jinqing Huang. Dr. Huang will be combining the m-Trap™ with Raman Spectroscopy to investigate … Read More

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 … Read More

C-Trap™ installed in Bustamante Lab at UC Berkeley

LUMICKS recently installed a new C-Trap™ SR optical tweezers-STED nanoscopy system in the laboratory of Professor Carlos Bustamante at the University of California, Berkeley. The Bustamante Lab specializes in the development and application of novel single-molecule manipulation and detection methods. These methods are used to investigate the activity of individual molecular machines. Throughout his work, Prof. Bustamante has … Read More

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 … Read More

AFS™ installed at Georgetown University

Last week, LUMICKS successfully installed an AFS™ Stand-Alone system in the lab of Assistant Professor Rodrigo Maillard at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. They are experts in optical tweezers, which the group uses to probe and monitor the response of proteins upon force application in … Read More

m-Trap™ installed at ShanghaiTech University

LUMICKS is thrilled to announce the first m-Trap™ installation at ShanghaiTech University in Shanghai, just a month after the launch of our landmark high-resolution optical tweezers system. Assistant Professor Bo Sun acquired the m-Trap™ within a year after a C-Trap™ was installed in his lab. Dr. … Read More

AFS™ installed at University of Münster

LUMICKS is very proud to announce the latest AFS™ Stand-Alone installation at the University of Münster in the lab of Professor Timo Betz. The group has an outstanding expertise in investigating the dynamics and mechanical properties of different cell types with various biophysical approaches. Their goal … Read More