LUMICKS has been featured in the Dutch magazine De Ingenieur with an article named “Bewegend DNA-beeld”, or a moving DNA-image. De Ingenieur is a monthly Dutch magazine that specializes in technological developments and the policies surrounding them. This month’s edition … Continue Reading
Cells and tissue change their structural properties to cope with large strains e.g. caused by blood flow and external stress. Understanding microstructural remodeling of the extracellular matrix requires knowledge of biological events down to the smallest scale. One of the … Continue Reading
Great news: Another paper using LUMICKS technology was published, this time in Nature! Congratulations to the authors. Several are now part of LUMICKS. In the study “Sliding sleeves of XRCC4-XLF bridge DNA and connect fragments of broken DNA” Brouwer et al. … Continue Reading
A new paper using the correlative optical tweezers-fluorescence microscopy (CTFM) technology has recently been published in Nature Communications. King, Peterman & Wuite show in “Unravelling the structural plasticity of stretched DNA under torsional constraint” that in torsionally constraint DNA concomitant … Continue Reading
The second paper on the Acoustic Force Spectroscopy (AFS™) technology has been published in Methods. In “Tuning the Music: Acoustic Force Spectroscopy (AFS) 2.0” Kamsma and his colleagues at VU University Amsterdam describe the latest developments on the technology. In … Continue Reading
In the Saturday (October 3rd) edition of the FD (Dutch financial times) LUMICKS was featured in a large centerfold article. The article describes the journey from scientific discoveries and developments in the VU University research group of Prof. Wuite and … Continue Reading
LUMICKS was featured in the March #4 edition of the STW UPDATE magazine. View the article here.
LUMICKS was featured in the February edition of the Dutch Chemie Magazine. View the article here.
LUMICKS’ technology was featured in the Dutch journal Bionews, with articles on how the C-Trap™’s Correlative Tweezers-Fluorenscence Technology revealed that the working of the RAD51 protein in the DNA repair process takes place independent of BRCA2 proteins. This contrary to … Continue Reading