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SELECTBIO Conferences Biodetection & Biosensors 2017

John Brennan's Biography



John Brennan, Professor and Director, Biointerfaces Institute, McMaster University

Professor John Brennan holds the Canada Research Chair in Bioanalytical Chemistry and Biointerfaces (Tier 1) and is Director of the Biointerfaces Institute at McMaster and co-Director of the Fraunhofer Project Center for Biomedical Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing at McMaster. He is an expert in the development of biosensors and point-of-care diagnostics, with specific expertise in bioactive paper, high-throughput development of printable biomaterials, and development of solid-phase assays for diagnostics and small molecule screening. He is a leading expert in the use of sol-gel chemistry to create biological inks and printable materials. Dr. Brennan leads a research team of over 25 HQP and has published over 160 peer-reviewed papers, given over 100 invited presentations, and has been awarded several patents in the areas of POC diagnostics.

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Printable Paper-Based Point-of-Care Aptasensors for Biomedical Monitoring

Tuesday, 10 October 2017 at 09:30

Add to Calendar ▼2017-10-10 09:30:002017-10-10 10:30:00Europe/LondonPrintable Paper-Based Point-of-Care Aptasensors for Biomedical MonitoringBiodetection and Biosensors 2017 in Murray Edwards College, Cambridge, UKMurray Edwards College, Cambridge, UKSELECTBIOenquiries@selectbiosciences.com

The talk will focus on the development of printable components to produce easily manufactured bioactive paper sensors with a range of capabilities, including integrated sample preparation, aptamer-based biorecognition, isotrhermal DNA amplification and text-based readout technologies.  Examples will be provided to demonstrate multi-step reactions on paper for ultra-sensitive detection of infectious organisms and cancer biomarkers.


Add to Calendar ▼2017-10-10 00:00:002017-10-11 00:00:00Europe/LondonBiodetection and Biosensors 2017Biodetection and Biosensors 2017 in Murray Edwards College, Cambridge, UKMurray Edwards College, Cambridge, UKSELECTBIOenquiries@selectbiosciences.com