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Jules Hammond wins poster award at Sensors in Medicine 2015

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Jules Hammond won one of the awards for best poster at the Sensors in Medicine 2015 conference (24-26 March 2015, London, UK).

The poster was "Nanogap Generator–Collector Devices with Miniaturised Electronics for Analytical Applications" by Jules Hammond, Andrew Gross, Frank Marken and Pedro Estrela


Nikhil Bhalla: oral presentation at Label-Free Technologies conference

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Nikhil gave an oral presentation at the 2nd International Conference on Label-Free Technologies, 12-14 March 2015, Boston MA, USA with the paper

N. Bhalla, N. Formisano, A. Miodek, M. Di Lorenzo, G. Pula, P. Estrela: "Integrated nanoplasmonic and field-effect sensing for kinase drug discovery applications" (Oral - ref: K6)

Nikhil received funding from the Royal Society of Chemistry and the University of Bath (Alumni Fund Travel Bursary) to attend the conference.


A poster co-authored by the group was also presented at the conference

V. Tamboli, P. Jolly, J.L. Bowen, C.J. Allender, P. Estrela: "Development of a novel capacitive aptasensor for PSA detection" (poster P.29)


7 papers to be presented at Int Conf Bio-Sensing Technology 2015

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1 oral communication and 6 posters accepted for presentation at the 4th International Conference on Bio-Sensing Technology, 10-13 May 2015, Lisbon, Portugal

  • P. Jolly, L.C.C. Wong, P. Estrela: "An electrochemical biosensor platform for the sensitive detection of miRNAs" (Oral - O.11)
  • P. Jolly, P. Damborsky, N. Madaboosi, R.R.G. Soares, J. Katrlik, V. Chu, J.P. Conde, P. Estrela: "Development of novel DNA aptamer-based sandwich microfluidic assays for quantification and glycoprofiling of prostate specific antigen" (P1.097)
  • N. Bhalla, S. Pathak, C.R. Bowen, J.T. Taylor, M.D. Lorenzo, G. Pula, P. Estrela: "Field-effect devices for kinase drug discovery" (P2.134)
  • L.C.C. Wong, S. Pathak, T. Østerbye, S. Buus, C.R. Bowen, J.T. Taylor, P. Estrela: "Multichannel open circuit potential biosensors: towards peptide microarrays" (P2.054)
  • N. Formisano, N. Bhalla, C. Wong, P. Estrela: “Multi-mode electrochemical biosensing for kinase drug discovery applications using ferrocene crowned nanoparticles” (P1.143)
  • Z. Yang, M.A. d’Auriac, S. Goggins, B. Kasprzyk-Hordern, K.V. Thomas, C.G. Frost, P. Estrela: "A novel ferrocenyl intercalator based electrochemical biosensor for the detection of human-specific mitochondrial DNA in wastewater: identification of potential population biomarker for public health" (P1.063)
  • V. Tamboli, P. Jolly, J.L. Bowen, P. Estrela, C.J. Allender: "Development of a novel Capacitive MIP-Aptasensor for PSA Detection" (P1.038)


Pedro Estrela, Pawan Jolly and Nello Formisano will be at the conference.

Nello received funding from the Royal Society of Chemistry and the University of Bath (Alumni Fund Travel Bursary) to attend the conference.