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Canceled: Biomolecular Sciences Institute Seminar: Functional nano-biomaterials development for biomedicine application

This is a past event.

Monday, March 13 at 12:00pm

FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, SASC 352 11200 SW 8th Street, Miami, FL 33199

Dr. Chia-Ching Chang, professor in the departments of Biotechnology and Electrophysics at National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University in Taiwan will be presenting at FIU's MMC Campus.

About the Seminar:

In the COVID-19 pandemic, rapid, specific and sensitive sensing platforms are highly desired. The binding pair of biomolecules (virus antigen and its binding molecules) isolation is the vital step for these systems. By combining molecular biology, biochemistry, and thermodynamics self-organization/assembly processes, novel functional biomaterials for virus-sensing purposes have been synthesized. Furthermore, a flexible surface-active Pd nano-thin-film (NTF) electrochemical electrode has been developed by the pulse DC sputtering process. The Pd NTF contained unique nanostructures on its surface, which made bio-molecules bound to the working electrode directly. By using this sensing system both virus and their interaction-modulating drugs can be detected/screened.

The seminar is co-sponsored by the FIU Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Ph.D. Program.

Questions? Contact Marisol Torres from the Biomolecular Sciences Institute at

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