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July 1st, 2010

Interview: Science down under

Abstract:
Justin Gooding is a chemistry professor at the University of New South Wales, Australia. His current research interests focus on surface modification of nanoparticles and nanoporous photonic crystals with self-assembled monolayers for the development of biointerfaces, biosensors and molecular electronics of application in sensing and cell biology.

What's hot in the field of biosensors and biodevices?

Nanotechnology is hot still and graphene is super hot everywhere including in biosensors. The small size scales of nanotechnology provide for some really unique sensor opportunities because you can probe smaller numbers of binding events say between antibodies and antigens. This allows us to monitor the antigen-antibody associating and disassociating, which gives us amazing sensitivity potential.

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