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Technology Seminar (27 May 2010)



Technology Seminar

Using Label-free Technologies to Improve Life Science Research and Protein Structure-function Studies


Fredrik Sundberg

Global Director
Strategic Market Development
GE Healthcare

27 May 2010 (Thu)

11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Room L6-32, 6/F, Laboratory Block

Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine Building

21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong



In recent years significant advances have been made in the use of label-free technologies within life science research. Label-free technologies, such as MicroCalTM and BiacoreTM, have made it possible to better understand bio-molecular interactions in general, but also truly revolutionized protein structure-function studies, antibody characterization and assessment of intramolecular protein stability.

Detection and analysis of biomolecular interactions using ultrasensitive microcalorimetry is widely applicable in life sciences. Stability of a whole range of biological systems can also be assessed using Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC), which directly measures heat changes during a controlled increase or decrease in temperature. Combined with other information-rich orthogonal assays, such as SPR, it enables researchers to better understand the mechanisms the regulate protein interactions and stability.



Kind Reminder: Please take off your lab coat before coming to the seminar.

Co-organized with GE Healthcare
Refreshment to be served
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