DRIEI - Dottorato di Ricerca in Ingegneria Elettronica e Informatica
Università di Cagliari, Italy

Short Course

Bioelectronics (biosensors, biochips).
How to interface biology and electronic.
Cagliari, June 26 - 27, 2008


Instructor: Dr. Pascal MAILLEY- Université Jospeh Fourier, Grenoble (France)
Dr Pascal MAILLEY is lecturer at university J. Fourier. He has joined CREAB in 1998 following two years in the pharmaceutical industry (Fournier Group, Dijon, France) and one year as lecturer at University of Ulster. He has obtained a PhD in chemistry, dedicated to the design of biosensors, from UJF in 1995 and a master in materials sciences. Dr Mailley is specialized in biosensors, electrochemistry and surface functionalization.

Duration: 11 hours (2 days)
Language: English
Venue: DIEE - University of Cagliari - Aula U* (the classroom may change, please visit this page to verify the exact location)
Contact: Massimo BARBARO (barbaro SUBSTITUTE_AT unica.it)
*WARNING: The classroom may change due to logistics reasons, please visit this page a few days before the course to verify the exact location.

Acknoledgement: The course has been organized within the Visiting Professors Initiative of University of Cagliari, funded by "Regione Autonoma della Sardegna"

SCHEDULE
Day 1 (Thursday, 26 June 2008, DIEE, Pad. A, Aula Mocci (DIEE-A, First Floor) *)
08:30-12:30
1) Bioelectronic
  • Definition and principal approaches
  • Market positioning
  • Global « environment » of bioelectronic research and development

2) Surface biosensitisation

  • Physical immobilisation
  • Chemical grafting
  • The polymer route
14:00-17:00
3) Surface biosensitisation
  • Physical immobilisation
  • Chemical grafting
  • The polymer route
Day 2 (Friday, 27 June 2008, DIEE, Pad. A, Aula Mocci (DIEE-A, First Floor)*)
09:00-13:00 4) Biosensors and biochips
  • Biosensors : translation from metabolism to signal
  • Biochips : from biorecognition to signal

5) Cell chips

  • Cellular networks and interfacing
  • MEAs (microelectrodes arrays) for Neurone networks