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Tuesday, July 26th: Biosensor detection in biological fluids: problems and perspectives. Wednesday, July 27th: Label-free detection in bioanalytical science using acoustic and Kelvin fields.

Dr. Michael Thompson, Professor of Analytical Chemistry from the University of Toronto, will offer two invited conferences, in Bucharest, for July 26 and 27, 2011, as follows:

= Tuesday, July 26: International Centre of Biodynamics, Bucharest.
Biosensor detection in biological fluids: problems and perspectives.

= Wednesday, July 27: National Institute of Material Physics, Magurele, Bucharest.
Label-free detection in bioanalytical science using acoustic and Kelvin fields.

More details on his research are available at www.chem.utoronto.ca/staff/THOMPSON


Biographical Note for Michael Thompson:

Professor Michael Thompson obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Wales, UK and his PhD in analytical chemistry from McMaster University. Following a period as Science Research Council PDF at Swansea University he was appointed Lecturer in Instrumental Analysis at Loughborough University. He then moved to the University of Toronto where he is now Professor of Bioanalytical Chemistry. He has held a number of distinguished research posts including the Leverhulme Fellowship at the University of Durham and the Science Foundation Ireland E.T.S Walton Research Fellowship at the Tyndall National Institute, Cork City.

He is recognized internationally for his pioneering work over many years in the area of research into new biosensor technologies and the surface chemistry of biochemical and biological entities. He has made major contributions to the label-free detection of immunochemical and nucleic acid interactions and surface behavior of cells using ultra high frequency acoustic wave physics. Recently, scanning Kelvin nanoprobe detection has been introduced which offers the multiplexed detection of biochemical phenomena.

Thompson has served on the Editorial Boards of a number of major international journals and is currently on the Publishing Board of Directors o f the Royal Society of Chemistry, UK. He has been awarded many prestigious international prizes for his research including The Robert Boyle Gold Medal of the Royal Society of Chemistry and the E.W.R. Steacie Award of the CSC. He was made a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in 1999.
 


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