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Advanced confocal laser scanning microscopy workshop

ANFF-Q, in conjunction with Leica, are holding an advanced confocal laser scanning microscopy (CLSM) workshop. We aim to give hands-on demonstrations of state-of-the-art software used on ANFF-Q’s new Leica SP8 X. This full-day workshop will focus on Leica LAS X (SP8 CLSM) and Scientific Volume Imaging (SVI) Huygens’s deconvolution software functionalities. The software workshop will … Read more “Advanced confocal laser scanning microscopy workshop”

Smoke-free UQ

All University of Queensland (UQ) controlled premises or land (including St Lucia, Herston, Gatton and Long Pocket sites), all research facilities, carparks, ovals and all UQ-leased premises will become smoke-free from 1 July 2018. Visitors to the ANFF-Q UQ Site will need to comply with this new policy. Under this policy, smoking refers to the … Read more “Smoke-free UQ”

ON Prime — applications now open!

Applications are now open for ON Prime — Australia’s sci-tech accelerator — designed to help researchers translate their big ideas into real-life impact. ON Prime is a part-time pre-accelerator that brings together Australia’s brightest researchers with leading entrepreneurs, business and commercialisation specialists and inspiring mentors. Together, you will test paths for your solution through a process … Read more “ON Prime — applications now open!”

2017 ANFF Casebook – celebrating 10 years of NCRIS

The 2017 ANFF Casebook is here! The annual ANFF Casebook highlights the amazing work being done by researchers in Australia with the support of ANFF facilities and staff. The ANFF Casebooks are shared with researchers, investors, industry and government policy-makers around Australia. The 2017 ANFF Casebook celebrates our 1st decade working with researchers to advance … Read more “2017 ANFF Casebook – celebrating 10 years of NCRIS”

ANFF-Q Summer Newsletter

The ANFF-Q Summer Newsletter is here! In this issue: – new Leica SP8 confocal LSM – new AFM capabilities – new ANFF-Q staff – advances in SiC technologies – holiday closing dates – and more  

Visualising Science from WiT

“Visualising Science” will showcase intriguing and engaging examples from technology (VR), presentation on how to communicate science, preclinical imaging and STEM learning initiatives. Open to adults and children 12-17 years old to enable you to share this event with your children to promote and encourage a STEM initiative theme. Venue: TRI – Translational Research Institute, … Read more “Visualising Science from WiT”

Atomic Force Microscopy and Food Workshop

This two-day interactive workshop will examine how Atomic Force Microscopy, force spectroscopy, nanoindentation and related techniques can bring new insights to food and soft matter systems. AFM and Food ‘17 is the perfect introduction to AFM, with established and emerging methods presented by leading experts. Limited to 30 places, so register now! What: Atomic Force Microscopy … Read more “Atomic Force Microscopy and Food Workshop”

May The Force Be With You: Webinar on investigating biomedical interactions by AFM

How do receptors recognise and bind to ligands? What are the factors that influence the protein complex stability? Why do environmental changes affect cell behaviors? These are common questions raised by biochemists, biophysicists, and cell biologists. Bruker Nano Surfaces Division is running a webinar on how to probe biomedical interactions using Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM). Beyond … Read more “May The Force Be With You: Webinar on investigating biomedical interactions by AFM”

Zeta potential seminar now available online

The highly popular seminar on Zeta potential and the measurement of surface charge is now available to view online. Zeta potential is important for understanding the behaviour of solid materials in many technical processes where aqueous systems play a role, e.g. membranes for water treatment, biomaterials in contact with blood or wet processing of semiconductor … Read more “Zeta potential seminar now available online”