NMAET III  & SSBII 10                   5-6 November 2008, NPL, Teddington, UK

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NMAET IIIPast Conferences:
Nano-Molecular Analysis for Emerging Technologies III - Surface Science of Biologically Important Interfaces 10

5-6 November 2008 - National Physical Laboratory


Conference Programme, Topics and Invited Speakers

Download agenda for both days (Adobe Acrobat file PDF)

Day 1:  Frontier issues in Bio-Surface Interactions

David Grainger, University of Utah, USA
Comparing quantitative surface analytical methods for assessing DNA at surfaces Adobe Acrobat file (PDF 33.4 MB)

Harald Fuchs, WWU Muenster, Germany
Nanoscopy: Novel Concepts and Applications to Biomedicine

Tom Horbett, Washington State, USA
The adsorption of adhesion proteins to biomaterials

Peter Seeberger ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Synthetic Carbohydrates on Surfaces and Particles for Biological Applications

Hans Griesser, University of South Australia, Australia
Design and characterisation of bio-interfaces Adobe Acrobat file (PDF 2.2 MB)

Poster Session & Manufacturer Exhibition

Following the oral presentations on 5 November, a dedicated poster session and manufacturer exhibition was held. However, posters and the exhibition were on display throughout the duration of the meeting.

Conference Dinner

The conference attracted international participants who enjoyed a delightful conference dinner on a Mississippi-styled paddle steamer boat, cruising along the Thames and taking in such sights as Hampton Court Palace. A three-piece Swanee Jazz band accompanied the evening of 5 November.

Day 2 :  Frontier issues in Ambient Surface Analysis and SPM

Renato Zenobi, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Chemical Analysis of Bio-Surfaces by Ambient Pressure Mass Spectrometry

Anthony Costa, Purdue University, USATBC
Simulation of atmospheric transport and droplet-thin film collisions in desorption electrospray ionization Adobe Acrobat file (PDF 3.29 MB)

Ron Heeren, AMOLF, Netherlands
The Analysis of Biological Surfaces using High Resolution Imaging MALDI

Martin McCoustra, Heriot-Watt University, UK
PADI and atmospheric surface mass spectrometry Adobe Acrobat file (PDF 420 KB)

Tae Geol Lee, KRISS, Korea
Probing the Surface of Nanoparticles for Bio-Applications Using Mass Spectrometry

Yuri Korchev, Imperial College, UK
Scanning Ion Conductance Microscopy and Associated Techniques

Poster Session & Manufacturer Exhibition

Following the oral presentations on 6 November, a dedicated poster session and manufacturer exhibition was held. However, posters and the exhibition were on display throughout the duration of the meeting.

Organising Committees

Scientific Organising Committee:

  • Dr Morgan Alexander, University of Nottingham, UK
  • Prof Heinrich Arlinghaus, Universität Münster, Germany
  • Prof Peter Doyle, Unilever, UK
  • Dr Ian Fletcher, Intertek, UK
  • Dr Patrick Gunning, Institute of Food Research, UK
  • Prof Graham Leggett, University of Sheffield, UK
  • Dr Sally MacArthur, University of Sheffield, UK
  • Dr Chris Mason, University College London, UK
  • Dr David Martin, University of Liverpool, UK
  • Dr Rein Ulijn, University of Manchester, UK
  • Prof John Vickerman, University of Manchester, UK
  • Prof Pankaj Vadgama, Queen Mary, University of London, UK
  • Dr Phil Williams, University of Nottingham, UK

Local Organising Committee

  • Charles Clifford
  • Ian Gilmore
  • Felicia Green
  • Martin Seah
  • Alex Shard
  • Stuart Humphreys

Manufacturer Exhibition:

  • Aglient Technologies
  • Asylum Research UK Ltd
  • CEMMNT
  • Farfield Group Ltd
  • Ionoptika Ltd
  • Ionscope
  • Ion-TOF GmbH
  • JPK Instruments
  • Kratos Analytical Ltd
  • Nano KTN
  • Scanwel
  • Scientific & Medical Products Ltd
  • Windsor Scientific Ltd


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