Phelma Formation 2022

Characterization of bio-molecular interactions at surfaces-UGA - 5PMBCBM8

  • Number of hours

    • Lectures 10.0
    • Projects 0
    • Tutorials 10.0
    • Internship 0
    • Laboratory works 0


    ECTS 2.0


Introduce the main techniques to characterize:

  • Biomolecular interactions at interfaces: Surface Plasmon Resonance, BioLayer Interferometry
  • Nanomaterials and surfaces: Quartz Crystal Microbalance with Dissipation monitoring, Spectroscopic Ellpisometry, Local Probe Microscopy technics, Electron microscopy
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• Biomolecular interactions at interfaces: Design of an assay, data analysis, principle and examples of Surface Plasmon Resonance (SPR) and BioLayer Interferometry (BLI)
• Characterization of molecular adsorption: Quartz Crystal Microbalance with Dissipation monitoring-QCM-D, Spectroscopic Ellipsometry
• Electron microscopy: Why use electrons for imaging and how? Scanning Electron Microscopy, Transmission Electron Microscopy
• An Introduction to Local Probe Microscopy technics: Quick overview on Scanning Probe Microscopy (SPM), Advanced Scanning Force Microscopy (SFM), Examples of applications in biomedical research and nanobiology


• Biomolecular interactions at interfaces: Angéline Van der Heyden
• Characterization of molecular adsorption: Elisa Migliorini
• Electron microscopy: Jean-Luc Putaux
• An Introduction to Local Probe Microscopy technics: Franck Dahlem



Semester 9 - The exam is given in english only 

40% continuous assessment 60% written exam (1h)

Continuous assessment and written exam (1h)
40% continuous assessment 60% written exam

Additional Information

This course brings 3.0 ECTS to students in UE Broadening courses nanomed 1

Semester 9 - This course is given in english only EN
Course list
Curriculum->Engineering degree->Semester 9
Curriculum->Double-Diploma Engineer/Master->Semester 9
Curriculum->Master->Semester 9