UTwente Joint Meeting

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                  ‘SPM for Life Sciences and Soft Matter Research’

                                    JOINT WORKSHOP   

              Friday 22nd  March, University of Twente, ZH 286


13.30                           Introduction

                                    Peter Schön

13.35-14.00                  How AFM inspires medical diagnosis: just an example

                                   Hans Oberleithner, Institute for Physiology II, University of Münster, Germany

14.00-14.25                  Micromechanical bending and tensile testing of individual fibrils:

                                   from collagen to amyloid

                                   Martin Bennink, Nanobiophysics group, University of Twente

14.25-14.50                  Nanomechanics of alveolar cells and extracellular matrix

                                   Daniel Navajas, University of Barcelona, Spain

14.50-15.15                  Avidin-Biotin: a paradigm in Dynamic Force Spectroscopy

                                   Jean-Luc Pellequer, CEA Marcoule,  Bagnols sur Cèze, France


15.15-15.40                   Unraveling and eliminating dissipation mechanisms in polymer brush friction

                                   Sissi de Beer, Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany

15.40-16.10                  Coffee Break

16.10-16.35                  Ion adsorption at solid liquid Interfaces Probed by High Resolution AFM

                        Frieder Mugele, Physics of Complex Fluids, University of Twente

16.35-17.00                  Functional SPM tips and other 3D-structures fabricated by corner lithography

                                   Niels Tas, Transducer Science and Technology, University of Twente

17.00-17.25                  Revisiting standard cellular assays using non-invasive scanning probe technique

                                   Séverine Le Gac, BIOS group, University of Twente

17.25-17.50                  Electrochemical Current-Sensing AFM: opportunities and challenges

                                   Ilya V. Pobelov, Bern University, Switzerland

17.50-18.15                  AFM as a tool in marine ecology

                                   Vesna Svetličić, Institute Ruđer Bošković, Zagreb, Croatia

                                    Conclusion and Drinks