Dallas - Fort Worth, Texas
May 21-22, 2013
University of North Texas, Health Science Center
Center for Fluorescence Technologies and Nanomedicine (CFTN)
3500 Camp Bowie Blvd, Fort Worth, TX 76107
The Center for Fluorescence Technologies and Nanomedicine (CFTN) former Center for Commercialization of Fluorescence Technologies (CCFT) is located in the Department of Cell Biology and Immunology at the University of North Texas Health Science in Fort Worth, Texas.
The Center was founded by laboratories of Drs. Gryczynski (Fluorescence), Dr. Ben Harris (Protein Chemistry) and Dr. Julian Borejdo (Muscle Science) in 2006.
The CFTN includes three spectroscopic laboratories, protein chemistry laboratory, peptide and organic chemistry laboratory, muscle research facility, surface preparation and chemistry preparation rooms, with a total area 3,200 sq. ft., plus 650 sq. ft. of faculty offices.
Optical and Quantum Processes to Study Biological System in Nanoscale: Proteins, DNA/RNA, Cells, Tissue
Spectroscopy and Fluorescence: Absorption (Spectra, Linear Dichroism): Fluorescence, Phosphorescence
Time-Resolved Spectroscopy: Time-Resolved Fluorescence and Phosphorescence; Excited State Processes
Molecular/Macro molecular Dynamics: Protein Dynamics; Protein Dissociation/Association DNA/RNA
Multi-Photon Processes: Multi-Photon Induced Fluorescence (Two-Photon, Three-Photon, Four-Photon Excitation); Light Quenching by Stimulated Emission; Two-Pulse Fluorescence
Imaging: Cell; Tissue
Fluorescence Based Sensing: Novel Sensing; Enhanced Immunoassays
Nanotechnology and Plasmonics: Metal Enhanced Fluorescence; Surface Plasmon Coupled Emission; Surface Plasmon Assisted Microscopy
Fluorescence Microscopy: Single Molecule and FCS; TIRF/SPCE Confocal Microscope