Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors





Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button


android tablet pc

Home > Press > Veeco BioScope II Selected By M.E. Müller Institute for Structural Biology

Abstract:
Veeco Instruments Inc. (Nasdaq: VECO), a leading provider of instrumentation to the nanoscience community, announced today that the M.E. Müller Institute for Structural Biology (MSB) at the Biozentrum in Basel, Switzerland, has selected its BioScope™ II Atomic Force Microscope to aid in its cutting edge life sciences research program. The MSB placed the order for Veeco's BioScope II during the fourth quarter of 2007.

Veeco BioScope II Selected By M.E. Müller Institute for Structural Biology

WOODBURY, NY | Posted on January 3rd, 2008

The MSB's Professor of Structural Biology, Ueli Aebi, commented: "Veeco's BioScope II is ideal for our research because of the strong features of the tool, such as the superior integration of optical microscope methods, the powerful software and the flexible controller. In addition, we have had good prior experience with Veeco's product portfolio and their on-going customer support."

Roderick Lim, a principal investigator at the MSB, added, "I believe our research efforts will be significantly strengthened by forging an even closer partnership with Veeco. As we innovate beyond current life sciences approaches and strive towards translational research, the BioScope II has the potential to form the mainstay of a multi-disciplinary platform that lies at the interface between the biological and physical sciences."

Sebastian Tille, Veeco's Senior Life Science Product Marketing Manager, commented, "The scientists at the MSB are considered to be leading innovators in the field of life sciences research. Our BioScope II will bring to the Institute the capability to image biological complexes far beyond the diffraction limit of light, as well as measure nanomechanical properties of single biomolecules, cells and tissues. In addition, Veeco intends to work closely with the scientists at MSB to help identify novel ways to apply AFM and related techniques to life sciences applications."

Veeco's innovative, high-performance BioScope II AFM has been engineered specifically to facilitate advanced bioscience research. It enables novel in-situ techniques for measuring biological samples in three dimensions, while being integrated into with inverted optical research microscopes. The BioScope II is ideal for a wide array of cutting-edge bioscience applications, such as spatial identification of protein molecules and cellular structures, investigations of cell response to mechanical stimulation and nano-manipulation, and in-situ pharmacological studies of live cells. The BioScope II is designed for multimodal imaging and measurements, specifically targeting the correlation of nanoscopic measurements with advanced optical/fluorescence microscopy.

About the M.E. Müller Institute for Structural Biology

Founded in spring of 1986 and financially supported by the M.E. Müller Foundation, the MSB has been pursuing basic research into the structure, function, interaction and dynamics of muscle, cytoskeletal and nuclear envelope proteins, and of membrane pumps, channels, anchors and receptors. The major research tools involve a wide range of state-of-the-art light, electron and scanning probe microscopies which are rigorously combined with biochemical, biophysical, cell and molecular biological, and immunological techniques.

####

About Veeco Instruments Inc.
Veeco Instruments Inc. provides solutions for nanoscale applications in the worldwide data storage, semiconductor, HB-LED/wireless and scientific research markets. Our Metrology products are used to measure at the nanoscale and our Process Equipment tools help create nanoscale devices. Veeco's manufacturing and engineering facilities are located in New York, New Jersey, California, Colorado, Arizona and Minnesota. Global sales and service offices are located throughout the United States, Europe, Japan and Asia Pacific.

To the extent that this news release discusses expectations or otherwise makes statements about the future, such statements are forward-looking and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from the statements made. These factors include the risks discussed in the Business Description and Management's Discussion and Analysis sections of Veeco's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2006 and in our subsequent quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, current reports on Form 8-K and press releases. Veeco does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statements to reflect future events or circumstances after the date of such statements.

For more information, please click here

Contacts:
Veeco Instruments Inc.
Debra Wasser, 516-677-0200 x1472
SVP, Investor Relations & Corp. Communications
or
Stephanie Pietri, 33-1-6459-3520
European Marketing Communication Manager
or
Karen Gertz, 805-967-2700 x2412
Metrology Marketing Communications

Copyright © Business Wire 2008

If you have a comment, please Contact us.

Issuers of news releases, not 7th Wave, Inc. or Nanotechnology Now, are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.

Bookmark:
Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press

News and information

Imaging electric charge propagating along microbial nanowires October 20th, 2014

Design of micro and nanoparticles to improve treatments for Alzheimers and Parkinsons: At the Faculty of Pharmacy of the UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country encapsulation techniques are being developed to deliver correctly and effectively certain drugs October 20th, 2014

Physicists build reversible laser tractor beam October 20th, 2014

Removal of Limitations of Composites at Superheat Temperatures October 20th, 2014

Academic/Education

First Canada Excellence Research Chair gets $10 million from the federal government for oilsands research at the University of Calgary: Federal government announces prestigious research chair to study improving oil production efficiency October 19th, 2014

Raytheon, UMass Lowell open on-campus research institute: Industry leader’s researchers to collaborate with faculty, students to move key technologies forward through first-of-its-kind partnership October 11th, 2014

SUNY Colleges of Nanoscale Science and Engineering and National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Announce Expanded Partnership October 2nd, 2014

Yale University and Leica Microsystems Partner to Establish Microscopy Center of Excellence: Yale Welcomes Scientists to Participate in Core Facility Opening and Super- Resolution Workshops October 20 Through 31, 2014 September 30th, 2014

Announcements

Imaging electric charge propagating along microbial nanowires October 20th, 2014

Design of micro and nanoparticles to improve treatments for Alzheimers and Parkinsons: At the Faculty of Pharmacy of the UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country encapsulation techniques are being developed to deliver correctly and effectively certain drugs October 20th, 2014

Physicists build reversible laser tractor beam October 20th, 2014

Removal of Limitations of Composites at Superheat Temperatures October 20th, 2014

Tools

New Grand ARM Transmission Electron Microscope Offers Highest Commercially-Available Atomic Resolution of 63 Picometers October 17th, 2014

Nanodevices for clinical diagnostic with potential for the international market: The development is based on optical principles and provides precision and allows saving vital time for the patient October 15th, 2014

Nanotronics Imaging Releases nSPEC® 3D, Powerful Microscope That Captures 3D Images at Nanoscale, in Lightning Speed: Company Unveils Design at American Chemical Society 2014 International Elastomer Conference October 14th, 2014

Unique catalysts for hydrogen fuel cells synthesized in ordinary kitchen microwave oven October 14th, 2014

NanoNews-Digest
The latest news from around the world, FREE





  Premium Products
NanoNews-Custom
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
NanoTech-Transfer
University Technology Transfer & Patents
 Learn More
NanoStrategies
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More














ASP
Nanotechnology Now Featured Books




NNN

The Hunger Project







© Copyright 1999-2014 7th Wave, Inc. All Rights Reserved PRIVACY POLICY :: CONTACT US :: STATS :: SITE MAP :: ADVERTISE