Pedro Estrela's blog

Updates from the Biosensor Research Laboratory

Participation at "Great Western Electrochemistry Meeting"

📥  conferences

PhD students present their work at the Great Western Electrochemistry Meeting (Bath, 3 June 2013):
- Nello Formisano (oral): “A new method of detection for small molecules using Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy”
- Pawan Jolly (oral): “Aptamer-based biosensor for prostate specific antigen (PSA) electrochemical detection”
- Caleb Wong (poster): “Label-free biosensor arrays using open circuit potential measurements”

 

Participation at "3rd International Conference on Bio-Sensing Technology"

📥  conferences

Ed Regan, Nello Formisano, Caleb Wong and Pedro Estrela attend the 3rd International Conference on Bio-Sensing Technology (Sitges, Spain, 12-15 May 2013). The group presented the papers:
- Ed Regan (oral): "Enhancing impedimetric and potentiometric DNA biosensing with active sensitisers"
- Nello Formisano (poster): "A new method of detection for small molecules using Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy"
- Caleb Wong (poster): "Label-free biosensor arrays using open circuit potential measurements"

 

Participation at "13th Topical Meeting of the International Society of Electrochemistry"

📥  conferences

Pedro Estrela gives invited talks at:
- 13th Topical Meeting of the International Society of Electrochemistry (Pretoria, South Africa 7-10 April 2013): "Enhancing Impedimetric and Potentiometric DNA Biosensing with Active Sensitisers"
- satellite workshop Practical Electrochemical Sensors with Relevance to Africa (Pretoria, South Africa 11 April 2013): "Impedance based biosensors for portable transduction technologies"

 

Extended visit to Rhodes University

📥  visits

Pedro Estrela spends 2 weeks working in the group of Prof Janice Limson at the Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology and Biotechnology, Rhodes University, South Africa (25 March – 5 April 2013).
The visit was funded by the Mellon Senior Scholars programme of Rhodes University