Université PSL

MANIPULATION AND CHARACTERIZATION FOR BIOLOGICAL APPLICATIONS

MANIPULATION AND CHARACTERIZATION FOR BIOLOGICAL APPLICATIONS
Date : 27/11/2019
Lieu : BESANÇON, France

The manipulation and characterization of single biological objects is now a major scientific and societal challenge.
In particular, many emerging techniques are available to create deformations, to apply forces to a biological object and to perform measurements. The study of the response of biological objects subjected to mechanical stimuli allows particularly original studies such as the manipulation or characterization of DNA bundles, chromosomes, bacteria, proteins, peptides and cells (IVF, macrophages, E. coli...). Different techniques can be used to create these stimuli, either by so-called non-contact approaches (use of acoustic, magnetic, electric force fields, etc.) or by contact approaches (micro-clamps, tips, AFM, etc.).