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Lectures

Introduction (Dr. E. Jager): In this lecture an introduction to the contempt of the TFYA62 course and to the laboratory excercises will be presented.

Lecture 1 (Prof. A. Turner): In this lecture an introduction to Biosensors and an overview on the history of the field will be presented (copy of lecture will be provided prior to the start of the class).

Lecture 2 (Dr. V. Beni): An overview of the main transduction technologies and transduction strategies will be presented (copy of lecture will be provided prior to the start of the class).

Lecture 3 (Dr. V. Beni): An overview of the main biorecognition elements and of their use will be presented (copy of lecture will be provided prior to the start of the class).

Lecture 4 (Dr. M. Mak): An overview of the most used strategies for integration of biorecognition elements and transducers' surfaces will be presented (copy of lecture will be provided prior to the start of the class).

Lecture 5 (Dr. V. Beni): The main parameters used to describe the performances of sensor/biosensors will be introduced (copy of lecture will be provided prior to the start of the class).

Lecture 6 (Dr K. Enander): An introduction to surface plasmon resonance (SPR) and on its use as transduction phenomena in biosensors will be presented (copy of lecture will be provided prior to the start of the class).

Lecture 7 (Dr. V. Beni): An introduction to the use of antibodies as biorecognition elements in biosensors, including ELISA, LUMINEX assay and lateral flow assay, will be presented (copy of lecture will be provided prior to the start of the class).

Lecture 8 (Prof. A. Turner): The past, the present and the future of glucose sensor will be presented as an example of enzyme biosensors (copy of lecture will be provided prior to the start of the class).

Lecture 9 (Dr. V. Beni): An introduction to the use of DNA and Aptamers as biorecognition elements in biosensors will be presented (copy of lecture will be provided prior to the start of the class).

Lecture 10 (Dr. M. Mak): An introduction to advanced materials, to their advantages and their possible application in biosensors will be presented (copy of lecture will be provided prior to the start of the class).

Lecture 11 (Dr. E. Jager): An introduction to microsystems and lab-on-a.chip technology including fabrication methods and examples of application will be presented (copy of lecture will be provided prior to the start of the class).


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Last updated: 11/29/15