• Last Chance for Nano Show Registration!!!!

Microscopy & Microtechniques

Last Chance for Nano Show Registration!!!!

Jan 04 2008

This week (Thursday 10th January) is the day long symposium for Cytotoxicity and Characterisation of nanoparticles/tubes and wires at Churchill College, Cambridge, UK.

You still have the chance to book and get there for this all important meeting if you hurry!

For further information and booking, visit link, or see below for the programme.

9.30 - 10.30 Registration

SESSION 1. CYTOTOXICITY AND MONITORING
10.30 Professor Ken Donaldson, Edinburgh University
Nanoparticle toxicity

11.15 Professor JJ Powell, MRC, Cambridge
Interactions of micro and nanoparticles with tissues of the mammalian gut

12.00 Dr Delphine Bard & Dr Garry Burdett, Health Improvement
Group, Health & Safety Laboratory.
The HSL's perspective on monitoring nanoparticles and pointers
to risk.

12.00 - 13.30 Lunch

SESSION 2. IMAGING AND CHARACTERISATION
A. Modest resolution techniques

13.30 Dr Jeremy Skepper, University of Cambridge
Specimen preparation to retain the chemistry of nanoparticles

14.00 Dr Joanna Collingwood, Keele University
The use of the DIAMOND x-ray source for the study of nanoparticles in tissues

14.30 Dr David Wright, University of Cambridge
The use of the dual beam ESEM/FIB to generate TEM sections from
aggregates of sugars and hydroxyapatite nanoparticles.

15.00 Coffee Break

B. HIGH RESOLUTION TECHNIQUES

15.30 Dr Andrew Brown, University of Leeds
TEM and STEM Studies of the Atomic Structure and Chemistry of
Ferritin
Mineral Cores: an example of nanoparticle characterisation

16.00 Dr Alexandra Porter, University of Cambridge
Imaging nanopatricles in cells: novel applications of EFTEM and STEM

16.30 Meeting Close
Thank you. We hope to see you at the meeting.

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