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Conference Programme

Wednesday 15th March 2017

 

Time

Event

Session Chair

10.00-10.30

Arrival and registration

 

10.30-10.40

Opening remarks
Alastair Dent, Chair of ABG

Session chair:

 

Lynne Dennany
University of Strathclyde

10.40-11.25

Lisa Hall, University of Cambridge
Bioinspired materials for Biosensors

11.25-11.40

Husain A Naqi, University of Bath
Pharmaceutical analysis of seized ethylone–ecstasy mixtures using quantitative NMR spectroscopy and ESI-MS

11.40-11.55

Maria Lizio, University of Manchester
Exploring peptide foldamer-membrane interactions using optical spectroscopic techniques

11.55-12.10

Break

12.10-12.55

Kirsty Penkman, University of York
Through the looking glass, and what amino acids found there

12.55-13.10

Neus Jornet Martinez, University of Cambridge
Zein as sustainable alternative of petroleum-based materials in biokits and biosensors for in situ analysis

13.10-14.00

Lunch and posters

 

14.00-14.45

Jonathan Aylott, University of Nottingham
Fluorescent nanosensors for imaging and quantifying biological systems

Session chair:

 

Frankie Rawson
University of Nottingham

14.45-15.00

Robert Johnson, University of Utah
Base Flipping within a Nanopores Reveals the Identity of DNA Bases at the Single Molecule Level

15.00-15.15

Break

15.15-16.00

Bronwyn Ormsby, Tate Britain
Analytical investigation and cultural heritage: preserving modern and contemporary art at Tate.

16.00-16.15

Jerome Charmet, University of Warwick
Practical considerations for micro/nanotechnology enabled biosensors

16.15-16.45

VRS Career Workshop
Simon England, VRS Recruitment

16.45

Wine and posters

 

19.00

Conference Dinner
Woodland Grange Hotel

 

 

 


 

Thursday 16th March 2017

 

Time

Event

Session Chair

9.00-9.30

Arrival and coffee

 

9.30-10.15

Matt Baker, University of Strathclyde
Developing Objective Spectroscopic Disease Diagnostics for the Clinical Environment

Session chair:

 

Mark Seymour
Syngenta

10.15-11.00

Christel Veyssier, MedImmune
Higher Order Structure characterisation to support Biopharmaceutical R&D

11.00-11.15

Break

11.15-12.00

Mark Viant, University of Birmingham
Exploiting the capabilities of non-targeted metabolomics to discover complex interactions between plants, animals and toxicants

 

12.00-12.15

Mark Platt, Loughborough University
Multi-Pores. Controlling and measuring the flow of charged species through tunable nanopores producing a rapid, multiplex assay.

12.15-13.15

Lunch and posters

 

13.15-14.00

Gillian Greenway, University of Hull
A comparison of detection approaches for selective and sensitive biosensing

 

Session chair:

 

Kirsty High
University of York

14.00-14.45

Helen Yu-Ting Hsu, Durham University
Small molecule biosensor development and alternative sensing material

 

14.45-15.00

Break

15.00-15.45

Pete O'Connor, University of Warwick
2-Dimensional Mass Spectrometry: Proteomics in the Next Dimension

16.00

Closing remarks and the poster prize