C-Trap™ Installation at University of Groningen

LUMICKS is proud to announce that we successfully installed a C-Trap™ at the University of Groningen in the lab of professor Roos. The Roos group will use the optical tweezers-fluorescence microscopy system to investigate the structure and mechanics of viral … Continue Reading

u-Flux™ Microfluidics System Updated with Improved Pressure Box

LUMICKS is proud to announce the release of the upgraded u-Flux™ microfluidics system. This version of the u-Flux™ includes an improved pressure box, which allows the user to readily and easily perform single-molecule experiments in a laminar flow environment. Not … Continue Reading

Interactions between Single Fibrin Fibers are Measured for the First Time

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

Paper Using LUMICKS Technology Published in Nature

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

AFS™ and u-Flux™ installed in St. Petersburg

LUMICKS completed installations of a u-Flux™ and an AFS™ system at the St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, where these instruments will be used for single-molecule measurements.

LUMICKS Makes First Delivery to Harvard

LUMICKS made its first delivery of a u-Flux™ microfluidics system to Harvard Medical School/Boston Children’s Hospital, where it will be used in the workflow for single molecule force studies.