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Posted: June 25, 2009
Asylum Research Sponsors First Taiwan AFM Bioworkshop July 30-31
(Nanowerk News) Asylum Research, in conjunction with the National Health Research Institutes (NHRI), will host the first Taiwan AFM Bioworkshop to be held July 30-31 at NHRI, Zhunan Campus, in Taiwan.
The AFM Bioworkshop will combine talks from leading researchers and industry experts on AFM for life science applications, as well as instructional AFM demonstrations using Asylum Research’s MFP-3D™ AFM. Speakers include Hsien-Chang Chang of National Cheng Kung University, Shuchen Hsieh of National Sun Yat-sen University, and Ming-Long Yeh of National Cheng Kung University, Je-Wen Liou of Tzu Chi University, as well as Application Scientists Sophia Hohlbauch and Amir Moshar of Asylum Research. Topics covered include principles of AFM, biological imaging, force spectroscopy, integration of AFM and optical microscopy, sample preparation, application examples and future directions in AFM. The event is free to all researchers in the field of AFM.
“We are very pleased to be working with Asylum Research in hosting the first Taiwan AFM Bioworkshop,” said Dr. Feng-Huei Lin, NHRI/National Taiwan University. “The instrument demonstration sessions will be invaluable for the attendees. It is a tremendous opportunity for them to learn tips and tricks from the experts.”
“This is a great opportunity to exchange and share our AFM knowledge with some of the brightest researchers in this community,” commented Dr. David Beck, Asylum Research Vice President of Asia Pacific Region. “We are looking forward to our continued collaboration with such a prestigious group as NHRI.”
The National Health Research Institutes (NHRI) is a non-profit foundation established by the government with its organization charter created by an Act of Congress (Legislative Yuan) and signed in 1995 by President Teng-hui Lee. Being an autonomous research organization, NHRI is dedicated to the enhancement of medical research and the improvement of health care in this country.