Europt(r)ode XIV
domenica 25 marzo 2018 - mercoledì 28 marzo 2018
Hotel Royal Continental di Napoli
via Partenope, 38/44
80121 Napoli

The conference was opened by the greetings of the mayor of Naples is Luigi De Magistris.
17:00-19:00 Registration
19:00-22:00 Welcome Reception


08:00-08:45 Registration

08:45-09:00 Opening
09:00-10:00 Itamar WILLNER, Optical Sensing with Nucleic Acid/Nanoparticles Conjugates and DNA Machines
Optical fibers and Spectroscopy (I)
10:05-10:35 Jacques ALBERT, Tilted FBG for biochemical sensing
10:35-10:55 Aritz OZCARIZ, M. Dominik, Mateusz SMIETANA, Carlos RUIZ ZAMARREñO, I. Del Villar, F.J. Arregui, Experimental use of IGZO thin film for optical fibre sensors
10:55-11:15 Médéric LOYEZ, C. Caucheteur, R. Wattiez, Gold electroless deposition on fiber optic for plasmonic cytokeratin sensing

New transducers, dyes and schemes for sensing (I)
10:05-10:35 Lei YE, Molecular imprinted polymers and nanoparticles for optical sensing
10:35-10:55 R. Peltromaa, B. Glahn-Martínez, L.N. Gómez-Arribas, M.C. Hurtado Sánchez, E. Benito-Pena, R. Barderas, Maria CRUZ MORENO-BONDI, Optical biosensors using recombinant recognition elements selected by phage display
10:55-11:15 Gerhard J. MOHR, N. Koehne, New synthetic approaches to fluorescent indicator dyes and dyes with long-wavelength-absorbance
The researcher Paul Di Carmine, from University of Toronto, discussed the monitoring of subsoil carbon dioxide: from shallow waters to operations in deep observation wells.11:15-11:40 Coffee Break

Optical fibers and Spectroscopy (II)
11:40-12:10 Jürgen POPP, Biomedical applications of Raman spectroscopy
12:10-12.30 R. Minis, Y. Raichli, D. Lifshit, R. Tor, A. Goriachev, A. Katzir, Analysis of Urinary Stones using Fiber- optic IR Spectroscopy
12:30-12:50 J. Delgado, P.M. Di Carmine, D. Berry, N. Guzman, C. Yan, Monitoring carbon dioxide underground: from shallow water to operation in deep observation wells
12:50-13:10 R.Stach, T. Barone, P. Krebs, E. Cauda, B. Mizaikoff, Innovative infrared spectroscopy for the identification and qualification of respirable particles in mining scenarios

New transducers, dyes and schemes for sensing (II)11:40-12:10 Francesco MICHELOTTI, Bloch surface wave optical biosensors
12:10-12:30 R.M. LUBKEN, To follow was the biomedical engineer Lubken, from the University of Eindhoven, who discussed the monitoring of biomarkers through the detection of particle mobility. E.W.A. Visser, J. Yan, L.J. van IJzendoorn, M.W.J. Prins, Biomarker monitoring by particle mobility sensing
12:30-12:50 Giampaolo PITRUZZELLO, The physicist, from the University of York, has dedicated his work to the speed testing of antimicrobial suscepibility based on hydrodynamic entrapment. S. Thorpe, H. Gadelha, T.F. Krauss, Fast antimicrobial susceptibility test based on hydrodynamic trapping
12:50-13:10 Ander Chapartegui ARIAS, S. Beyer, R. Schneider, F. Emmerling, MOFs as turn on fluorescent optical sensors against endocrine disrupting phthalate plastizicers

13:10-14.30 Lunch

14:30-15:30 Maarten MERKX, Engineering bioluminiscent sensor proteins
Chemiluminiscence and bioluminiscense (I)
15:35-16:05 Hua CUI, Chemiluminiscence functionalized-nanointerface based biosensors
16:05-16:25 C.A. Mandon, L.J. Blum, C.A. Marquette, Ultrahigh resolution 4D printing: chemiluminiscent printed biosensors
16:25-16:45 Mara MIRASOLI, Francesca BONVICINI, Nicola LOVECCHIO, G. Petrucci, Martina ZANGHERI, D. Calabria, F. Costantini, Aldo RODA, Giorgio GALLINELLA, D. Caputo, Giampiero DE CESARE, Augusto NASCETTI, Integrated micro-device for isothermal DNA amplification with on-chip bioluminiscence detection

Single molecule detection
15:35-16:05 Amit MELLER, Nanopore-based biosensing
16:05-16:25 Ulrich KRULL, Kristýna HOLANOVÁ, Ł. Bujak, A. García Marín, V. Henrichs, M. Braun, Z. Lánský, M. Piliarik, Probing single biomolecular interactions and dynamics at the nanoscale
16:25-16:45 Rachel ARMSTRONG, P. Zijlstra, Single protein plasmonic sensors using DNA aptamers

16:45-17:10 Coffee Break

Cheluminiscence and bioluminiscence (II)17:10-17:30 Aldo RODA, The professor Aldo RODA, from Università di Bologna, explained the micro-integration system for isothermal DNA amplification, with bioluminescence detection through the use of chips. Mara MIRASOLI, Massimo GUARDIGLI, Martina ZANGHERI, Patrizia SIMONI, Aportable chemiluminescence-based immunosensor to non-invasively monitor thehealth of astronauts during long-term space exploration: results from the ASI/ESA/NASA“VITA” mission on board the International SpaceStation (ISS)
17:30-17:50 K. Tenda, B. van Gerven, R. Arts, Maarten MERKX, Daniel CITTERIO, Paper-based devices for antibody detection in whole blood with bioluminescent sensing proteins
17:50-18:10 Z.L. Han, Hua CUI, Chemiluminescentand fluorescent dual-signal metal ions sensing array

Label-free sensing
17:10-17:30 R. Lanfranco, J. Saez, Thomas CARZANIGA, Fabio GIAVAZZI, M. Salina, E. Di Nicolò, F. Benito-Lopez, T. Bellini, Marco BUSCAGLIA, Gunther GUAGLITZ Invisible fluorinated plastic as label-free optical sensor of water pollutants
17:30-17:50 Chiara SCHIATTARELLA, M. Terracciano, T. Defforge, G. Gautier, Bartolomeo DELLA VENTURA, R. Moretta, L. De Stefano, Raffaele VELOTTA, I. Rea, Functionalized silicon nano-structures for selectivelabel-free bioimaging
17:50-18:10 A. V. Pushkarev, E.N. Mochalova, K. G. Shevchenko, A.V. Orlov, Maxim Petrovich NIKITIN, Nanoagents for logic-gated chemosensing of small molecules
18:10-19:10 Poster pitch presentation
19:10-20:00 Poster Session


09:00-10:00 Alberto Giovanni Maria Diaspro, Linear and Non-Linear Fluorescence Optical Nanoscopy
Optical sensing and cells (I)
10:05-10:35 Nancy ALLBRITTON, Optical sensing for single cell signaling and cellular analysis
10:35-10:55 Ruslan DMITRIEV, I.A. Okkelman, Multi-parametric FLIM-PLIM microscopy of cell proliferation and oxygenation in 3D tissue models
10:55-11:15 Q. Jin, M. Li, B. Polat, S.K. Paidi, A. Dai, A. Zhang, J. Padaguan, I. Barman, D.H. Gracias, MTSERS: A SERS optical shell sensor for 3D molecular mapping of single cell membranes

Silicon photonics
10:05-10:35 Brian CUNNINGHAM, Biosensing with photonic crystals
10:35-10:55 S. Mariani, Lucanos Marsilio STRAMBINI, L. Tedeschi, Giuseppe BARILLARO, Porous silicon for ultrasensitive and label-free interferometric (bio) sensing
10:55-11:15 Μ. Angelopoulou, A. Botsialas, A. Salapatas, P.S. Petrou, J. Peters, W. Haasnoot, E. Makarona, G. Jobst, K. Misiakos, I. Raptis, S.E. Kakabakos, Multiple allergens detection with Mach-Zehnder interferometers array monolithically integrated on silicon chips

11:15-11:40 Coffee Break/Poster Session

Optical sensing and cells (II)
11:40-12:10 Torsten MAYR, Cell and tissues culture monitoring in microfluidics with integrated optical chemical models
12.10-12:30 G. Scholz, I. Syamsu, S. Mariana, T. Schulze, K. Mattern, P. Hoermann, J. Hartmann, J.D. Prades, I. Rustenbeck, A. Dietzel, K. Hiller, H.S. Wasisto, A. Waag, Compact LED-based digital inline-holographic microscope for live-cell identification
12:30-12:50 A. Cerea, V. Caprettini, G. Melle, G. Bruno, F. Moia, L. Lovato, M. Dipalo, Francesco DE ANGELIS, Intracellular recording and drug delivery on MEA biosensors

Biomedical applications (I)
11:40-12:10 Dmitri PAPKOVSKY, Phosphorescent oxygen sensors and imaging probes for biomedical research
12:10-12:30 M. Bocková, L. Chrastinová, K. Levová, E. Gedeonová, X. Chadtová Song, O. Pastva, M. Kalousová, J. Suttnar, T. Zima, J.E. Dyr, Jiří HOMOLA, Plasmonic biosensors for medical applications
12:30-12:50 S. Lahtinen, A. Lyytikäinen, N. Sirkka, H. Päkkilä, T. Soukka, Upconverting nanoparticles as reporters in ultrasensitive immunoassay of cardiac troponin I

12:50-14:30 Lunch

14:30-15:30 Sang-Hyun OH, Nanoplasmonic sensing
Plasmonics (I)
15:35-15:55 E. Engel, K. Vindas, R. Alvarado Meza, C. Desmet, P. Garrigue, T. Livache, A. Buhot, S. Arbault, Niravkumar Joshi, L. Leroy, Remote SPR detection of biomolecular interactions through nano-structured optical fiber bundles
15:55-16:15 G.A. López-Muñoz, M.C. Estevez, M. Vázquez-García, M. Berenguel-Alonso, J. Alonso-Chamarro, A. Homs-Corbera, L.M. Lechuga, Silver/gold nanostructures based on blu-ray optical discs with integrated microfluidics for multiplexed label-free plasmonic biosensors
16:15-16:35 A. Colombelli, M.G. Manera, Maria MINUNNI, Simona SCARANO, Roberto RELLA, Functional PDMS-Au nanoparticles nanocomposites: a rapid and low cost approach for potential application as a strain sensor and biosensor in microfluidic devices

Biomedical applications (II)
15:35-15:55 N. Fabri-Faja, R.A. Terborg, F. Yesilköy, O. Calvo, P. Dey, M.C. Estévez, J. Pello, A. Fàbrega, J.C. Ruiz Rodriguez, A. Belushkin, J. Götzen, P. Soetaert, M. Rabaey, J.J. González-López, H. Altug, V. Pruneri, L.M. Lechuga, Use of a microarray reader for the fast, label-free and multiplexed measurement of biomarkers for sepsis
15:55-16:15 S.F. Himmelstoß, M. Buchner, L.M. Wiesholler, S. Märkl, A.J. Baeumner, T. Hirsch, Luminescence sensing of lactate and glucose in serum based on 808 nm NIR excitation
16:15-16:35 H. Watanabe, Arrayed laser image contrast evaluation (Alice) system for day and night imaging photo-plethysmography (iPPG)

16:35-17:00 Coffee Break

Plasmonics (II)
17:00-17:20 J. Reifsteck, J. He, I. Bruzas, L. Sagle, Chiral plasmonics on flexible substrates
17:20-17:40 Jean-Francois MASSON, Field-deployed plasmonic sensors for clinical and environmental analysis
17:40-18:00 S. Hageneder, S. Fossati, V. Jungbluth, K. Sergelen, C. Petri, U. Jonas, R. Soldo, A. Weinhäusel, J. Dostálek, Enhancement strategies for a plasmonic biosensor with microarray format for detection of biomarkers

Environmental and food analysis (I)
17:00-17:20 I. Urriza, M. Bedoya, G. Orellana, Luminescent sensor for H2S detection in biomethanestreams
17:20-17:40 K. Iitani, T. Sato, K. Toma, T. Arakawa, K. Mitsubayashi, Biofluorometric gas-imaging system “Sniff-cam” for ethanol and acetaldehyde from body after drinking
17:40-18:00 Liliana MARTELO, E. Torres, L. Marques, H. Burrows, M.N. Berberan-Santos, Development of a low-cost device for detection of explosives vapors by fluorescence quenching
18:00-20:00 Poster Session

20:00-23:00 Conference dinner


09:00-10:00 Igor MEDINTZ, Developing optical cellular sensors with quantum dots
Fluorescence (I)
10:00-10:25 J. Navarro, S. De Marcos, G. Cepriá, J. Galbán, In situ synthesis of fluorescent gold nanoclusters for tyramine determination
10:25-10:45 A.J. Tong, L. Peng, X.Y. Wang, Y. Xiang, Fluorescent chemosensors based salicylaldehyde hydrazine derivatives

Biomedical applications (III)
10:00-10:25 Susan GIORGI-COLL, M.J. Marín, O.Sule, P.J. Hutchinson, K.L.H. Carpenter, Aptamer-gold nanoparticles for the detection of inflammation
10:25-10:45 Cosimo TRONO, S. Tombelli, Simone BERNESCHI, Ambra GIANNETTI, B. Adinolfi, Romeo BERNINI, I.A. Grimaldi, G. Persichetti, Genni TESTA, G. Porro, Francesco BALDINI, A novel fluorescence-based integrated platform for POCT

10:45-11:10 Coffee Break

Fluorescence (II)
11:10-11:30 E. Stelmach, E. Jaworska, K. Kłucińska, A. Kisiel, K. Maksymiuk, A. Michalska, Nanoparticles of fluorescent conjugated polymers: novel ion- selective optodes
11:30-11:50 M.J. Mickert, Z. Farka, A. Hlaváček, P. Skládal, H.H. Gorris, Single molecule upconversion-linked immunosorbent assay with extended dynamic range for the sensitive detection of diagnostic
11:50-12:10 L. Ding, X-D Wang, Fully reversible hydrogen peroxide optica sensor with fast response

Environmental and food analysis (II)
11:10-11:30 Alexei NABOK, A.G. Al-Rubaye, A.M. Al-Jawdah, J.-L. Marty, G. Catanante, A. Szekacs, E. Takacs, Novel optical biosensing technologies for detection of mycotoxins
11:30-11:50 R. Apak, S. Demirci Çekiç, M. Bener, B. Bekdeẟer, A. Üzer Arda, S.E. Çelik, S. Uzunboy, A.N. Avan, F. Dondurmacıoğlu, Colorimetric sensors for measuring oxidative statusand antioxidant activity
11:50-12:10 J. Bartelmess, K. Gawlitza, C. Tiebe, M. Bartholmai, K. Rurack, Developments towards a fluorometric sensing devicefor multiple hazardous gases

12:30-13:00 Awards and final remarks