Participants focus on molecular interactions on or within nanohybrid-based devices, built upon the discoveries within the first two research clusters to develop sensing and separation devices able to address challenges of importance in providing clean water, improving health and wellness, and reducing environmental hazards and enhancing national security.
This cluster combines the most vibrant and emerging areas of research in CNFM. Selected research focii of participants are highlighted below.
Cluster 3 Research Foci:
Cluster 3 Recent Research Highlights:Analysis of Biomolecular Interactions using Affinity Microcolumns: A Review.
Reactive Arrays of Colorimetric Sensors for Metabolite and Steroid Identification.
Alpha-synuclein misfolding assessed with single molecule AFM force spectroscopy: effect of pathogenic mutations.
Nanoimaging for protein misfolding diseases.
Affinity Monolith Chromatography: A Review of Principles and Recent Analytical Applications.
Fabrication of Electrochemical DNA Sensors on Gold-modified Recessed Platinum Nanoelectrodes.
Nanoimaging methods for biomedicine.
Cluster 3 Researchers:
Mathias Schubert - Generalized Ellipsometry; Imaging; Anisotropic materials. Tino Hofmann - Optical instrumentation design; THz Ellipsometry. Yuri Lyubchenko - Imaging of biopolymer nanoassemblies; AFM force spectroscopy. Rebecca Lai - Electrochemical sensors. Angela Pannier - Confocal and Fluorescence Microscopy. David Hage - Chromatography and electro-chromatography. Yusong Li - Engineered nanoparticles. Shannon Bartelt-Hunt - Prion folding and propagation.