External Activities

Invited Seminars and Conferences

  • Threading a Needle: Designing a molecular scaffold for probing single molecular interactions and polymer sequencing by dynamic force spectroscopy
  • Building Futures: British Council UK-India Nanotechnology Initiative, Kolkata, India,
  • November 2006
  • Developments in Scanning Probe Microscopy: Gentler, Faster Imaging of Soft Material and Single Molecules
  • Seminar, Imperial College Chemistry Dept., October 2005
  • Atomic Force Microscopy in Nanotechnology: Creation & Characterisation of Nanostructures
  • UK-Korea Nanotechnology Forum, Seoul, Rep. Korea, August 2004
  • Characterising Nanoscale Heterogeneity: Controlled switching between attractive and repulsive interaction regimes in tapping mode AFM of DNA
  • Seminar, Cambridge Nanoscience Building, February 2004
  • Function and structure in complex single biopolymers (overseas invited speaker)
  • JAIST Nanotechnology Conference, Kanazawa, Japan, September 2003
  • Imaging and Interacting with the Nanoscale: New Developments in Scanning Probe Microscopy
  • Horizons Seminar, Cambridge, April 2003
  • Atomic Force Microscopy as a tool for studying carbohydrates and their interactions European Glycobiology Network Virtual Conference (online), April 2003
  • Atomic Force Microscopy of Plant Cell Wall Polysaccharides
  • Hercules Inc., Wilmington, Delaware, USA, November 1999
  • Atomic Force Microscopy of Plant Cell Wall Polysaccharides
  • British Sugar Technical Centre, Norwich, March 1998

Conferences Organised, Proceedings Edited

  • IRC Bionanoscience and Nanoscale Characterisation Workshop, Bristol, September 2004
  • Scientific Programme for Scanning Probe Microscopy, Sensors and Nanostructures Heythrop Park, Oxfordshire, May 2003
  • Editorship of Conference Proceedings resulting from the above meeting (Proceedings published in Ultramicroscopy vol.100 (3-4) 2004)

Conference Presentations

I have presented Oral or Poster contributions at more than 30 national and international conferences

Grant and Manuscript Reviews

I have reviewed grant proposals for BBSRC and EPSRC and reviewed manuscripts submitted for publication to, amongst others, Biophysical Journal, Nanotechnology, Biomacromolecules, Carbohydrate Research and Ultramicroscopy.

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