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A biosensor is an analytical device, used for the detection of an analyte, that combines a biological component with a physicochemical detector. Electrochemical biosensors are normally based on enzymatic catalysis of a reaction that produces or consumes electrons (such enzymes are rightly called redox enzymes). The sensor substrate usually contains three electrodes; a reference electrode, a working electrode and a counter electrode. Amperometric biosensors function by the production of a current when a potential is applied between two electrodes. They generally have response times, dynamic ranges and sensitivities similar to the potentiometric biosensors. The potentiometric biosensor, (potential produced at zero current) gives a logarithmic response with a high dynamic range. Such biosensors are often made by screen printing the electrode patterns on a plastic substrate, coated with a conducting polymer and then some protein (enzyme or antibody) is attached. They have only two electrodes and are extremely sensitive and robust. A microbial biosensor is an analytical device which integrates microorganism(s) with a physical transducer to generate a measurable signal proportional to the concentration of analytes.
- Track 1-1Electrochemical Biosensors
- Track 1-2Amperometric Biosensors
- Track 1-3Potentiometric Biosensors
- Track 1-4 Biosensors Market Analysis
- Track 1-5 Microbial Biosensors
- Track 1-6 Enzymatic Biosensors
Graphene based enzymatic and non-enzymatic electrodes can efficiently detect glucose, cytochrome-c, NADH, hemoglobin, HRP, and cholesterol, hydrogen peroxide, AA, UA, DA, respectively. Nanocapsules are nanoscale shells made out of a nontoxic polymer. They are vesicular systems that are made up of a polymeric membrane which encapsulates an inner liquid core at the nanoscale level. Nanocapsules have a myriad of uses, which include promising medical applications for drug delivery, food enhancement, nutraceuticals, and for the self-healing of materials
- Track 2-1Non-invasive biosensors in clinical analysis
- Track 2-2 Biosensors and bioelectronics for clinical diagnostics
- Track 2-3Nanocapsule based drug delivery: Challenges and opportunities
- Track 2-4 Recent advances in graphene-based biosensors & bioelectronics
Biomedical engineering (BME) is the application of engineering principles and design concepts to medicine and biology for healthcare purposes (e.g. diagnostic or therapeutic). This field seeks to close the gap between engineering and medicine: It combines the design and problem solving skills of engineering with medical and biological sciences to advance health care treatment, including diagnosis, monitoring, and therapy. To ensure that good quality assurance practices are used for the design of medical devices and that they are consistent with quality system requirements worldwide, the Food and Drug Administration revised the Current Good Manufacturing Practice (CGMP) requirements by incorporating them into the Quality System Regulation, 21 CFR Part 820. An important component of the revision is the addition of design controls
- Track 3-1Biomedical engineering
- Track 3-2 Commercial biosensors, manufacturing and markets
- Track 3-3Medical device design and testing
- Track 3-4Surface characterization in biomaterials
Aptamers are oligonucleotide or peptide molecules that bind to a specific target molecule. Aptamers are usually created by selecting them from a large random sequence pool, but natural aptamers also exist inriboswitches. Immunosensors are built by means of the appropriate combination of the biomolecules with the transducer used together, they can be applied in specific analytical situations. Immunosensors commonly rely on the reuse of the same receptor surface for many measurements. A Biochip is a combination of minute DNA spots hooked up to a hard surface. Scientists use DNA Biochips to check the expression levels of huge number of genes at the same time. Each DNA spot contains picomoles of a precised DNA sequence known as a probe. These can be tiny section of a gene or a DNA particle that are used to cross breed a cDNA or cRNA. Probe-target cross breeding is usually quantified and detected by detection of fluorophore. Silver or chemiluminescence-labeled targets to identify corresponding abundance of nucleic acid sequences in the target. Sensors are devices that respond to physical or chemical stimuli and produce detectable signals. They are a critical extension of human perception of the world in many aspects of the modern society. This is largely because we are much less sensitive to the chemical or biological environment than to the physical environment (e.g., light, pressure, temperature, or humidity). However, appropriate chemical or biological compositions are tightly linked to the quality of life.
- Track 4-1Aptamers and their biological applications
- Track 4-2Proteomics, single cell analysis, and electronic noses
- Track 4-3 Immunosensors
- Track 4-4Natural & synthetic receptors (including Molecularly imprinted polymers)
- Track 4-5Organism and whole cell-based biosensors
The majority of reported biosensor research has been directed toward development of devices for clinical markets; however, driven by a need for better methods for environmental surveillance, research into this technology is also expanding to encompass environmental applications. Biosensors are biophysical devices which can detect the presence of specific substances e.g. sugars, proteins, hormones, pollutants and a variety of toxins in the environment. They are also capable of measuring the quantities of these specific substances in the environment.
- Track 5-1 Biosensors for Environmental Monitoring
- Track 5-2 Plants as Environmental Biosensors
- Track 5-3Biodetection for heavy metal ions in water
- Track 5-4 Biosensors for marine monitoring
Micro-/nanoelectromechanical systems (MEMS/NEMS) micro-/nanoelectromechanical system (MEMS/NEMS) need to be designed to perform expected functions in short durations, typically in the millisecond to picosecond range. Most mechanical properties are known to be scale dependent, therefore the properties of nanoscale structures need to be measured. For bioMEMS/bioNEMS, bioMEMS/bioNEMS adhesion between biological molecular layer molecular layers and the substrate, and friction and wear of biological layers, can be important. Bionics is the application of biological methods and systems found in nature to the study and design of engineering systems and modern technology Bionics means the replacement or enhancement of organs or other body parts by mechanical versions. Bionic implants differ from mere prostheses by mimicking the original function very closely, or even surpassing it. Bio robotics is the use of biological characteristics in living organisms as the knowledge base for developing new robot designs. The term can also refer to the use of biological specimens as functional robot components. Bio robotics intersects the fields of cybernetics, bionics, biology, physiology, and genetic engineering
- Track 6-1Biorobotics
- Track 6-2Bionics
- Track 6-3Photothermal blade and nano delivery system
- Track 6-4Biosensor controlled gene therapy
Bio-sensing technologies are of increasing importance in healthcare, agri-food, environmental and security sectors, and this is reflected in the continued growth of global markets for such technologies. Biomechanics is closely related to engineering, because it often uses traditional engineering sciences to analyze biological systems. Some simple applications of Newtonian mechanics and/or materials sciences can supply correct approximations to the mechanics of many biological systems. Reliable methodologies are needed for point and stand-off detection of chemical, biological, radiological, special nuclear and explosive (CBRNE) materials. These technological needs are not universally military in nature. For example, there is pervasive interest among diverse disciplines such as medicine, law enforcement, explosive ordinance disposal, Natural environmental protection, industrial manufacturing and food processing in being able to develop capabilities for the rapid detection and identification capabilities for various biochemical markers
- Track 7-1 Sensing technologies for health and medicine
- Track 7-2Biomechanics and human rehabilitation
- Track 7-3CBRNE sensing (chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, ecological)
- Track 7-4Ubiquitous devices for bio detection
- Track 7-5Sensing for agriculture, food quality, and safety
- Track 7-6Optical Sensing Technologies
- Track 7-7Security and Sensing
Nanotechnology is pretending an increasingly important role in the expansion of biosensors. Biosensors frequently comprise a biological recognition molecule immobilized onto the surface of a signal transducer to give a solid state analytical device. The use of nanomaterial’s has acknowledged the establishment of many new signal transductiontechnologies in biosensors through nanotechnology. Nanolithography is the branch of nanotechnology afflicted with the study and application of the nanofabrication of nanometer-scale structures, meaning Nano patterning with at least one lateral dimension between the size of an individual atom and generally 100 nm. Nanosensors are chemical or mechanical sensors that can be used to detect the presence of chemical species and nanoparticles, or monitor physical parameters such as temperature, on the Nano scale. Nano photonics is the new emerging paradigm where light interacts with Nano-scaled structures and brings forth the mysterious world to research.
Biological properties can be measured and altered using electronics, magnetics, photonics, sensors, circuits, and algorithms. Applications range from basic biological science through clinical medicine, and enable new discoveries, diagnoses, and treatments by creating novel devices, systems, and analyses. Biomolecular Electronics is a branch of nano-science and technology dealing with the investigation and the technological exploitation of electron transport properties in special classes of biomolecules. Albeit it deals with molecules that can donate to or receive electrons, biomolecular electronics has nothing to do with the molecular bases ruling the generation and propagation of electrical signals in neural cells, i.e. the action potential. Bioanalysis is one of the sub categories of Chemistry that helps in measuring Xenobiotics (unnatural concentration or location of drugs, Metabolites and biological molecules) in biological system. Biomedicine is a branch of medical sciences that deals with applying biological and natural science principles to clinical practices. It studies our ability to cope with the environmental changes.
- Track 9-1Circuits for biomedical applications/devices
- Track 9-2 Automation science and engineering
- Track 9-3Biomolecular electronics and bioanalysis
- Track 9-4Implantable electronics
A biotransducer is the recognition-transduction component of a biosensor system. It consists of two intimately coupled parts; a bio-recognition layer and a physicochemical transducer, which acting together converts a biochemical signal to an electronic or optical signal. Electronic biosensing offers significant advantages over optical, biochemical and biophysical methods, in terms of high sensitivity and new sensing mechanisms, high spatial resolution for localized detection, facile integration with standard wafer-scale semiconductor processing and label-free, real-time detection in a nondestructive manner. Gravimetric biosensors use the basic principle of a response to a change in mass. Most gravimetric biosensors use thin piezoelectric quartz crystals, either as resonating crystals (QCM), or as bulk/surface acoustic wave (SAW) devices. Pyroelectric biosensors generate an electric current as a result of a temperature change. This differential induces a polarization in the substance, producing a dipole moment in the direction of the temperature gradient. The result is a net voltage across the material.
- Track 10-1 Biotransducers
- Track 10-2Bioreceptors
- Track 10-3FET-based electronic biotransducers
- Track 10-4Gravimetric/Piezoelectric biotransducers
- Track 10-5Pyroelectric biotransducers
- Track 10-6Airborne Transducers
- Track 10-7Ultrasound Transducers
- Track 10-8Pressure Transducers
- Track 10-9Aimer Transducers
Photonic Sensing focuses on experimental contributions related to novel principles, and structures or materials for photonic sensors. Optical fibers can be used as sensors to measure strain, temperature, pressure and other quantities by modifying a fiber so that the quantity to be measured modulates the intensity, phase, polarization and wavelength or transit time of light in the fiber. Sensors that vary the intensity of light are the simplest, since only a simple source and detector are required. A particularly useful feature of intrinsic optical fiber sensors is that they can, if required, provide distributed sensing over very large distances. Photonic integrated circuits (PICs) are optically active integrated semiconductor photonic devices which consist of at least two different functional blocks, (gain region and a grating based mirror in a laser...). These devices are responsible for commercial successes of optical communications and the ability to increase the available bandwidth without significant cost increases to the end user, through improved performance and cost reduction that they provide. The most widely deployed PICs are based on Indium phosphide material system. Silicon photonics is an active area of research
- Track 11-1 Bio and environmental analytics
- Track 11-2 Quantum and high powered lasers
- Track 11-3 Photonic diagnostics & biosensors
- Track 11-4Security and process technology
- Track 12-1 Live cell fluorescent biosensors
- Track 12-2 Theranostics & implantable sensors
- Track 12-3 3D imaging interaction
- Track 12-4Novel biosensors for live cell imaging
- Track 12-5 Biomedical image analysis
- Track 13-1 Nanolithography
- Track 13-2 Nano-bio-computing
- Track 13-3Nanophotonics/THz sensing
- Track 13-4 Novel approaches of nanoparticles
- Track 13-5 Nanomaterials and nanoanalytical systems
- Track 13-6Nanosensors
Cryogenics is the branch of material science that arrangements with the creation and impacts of low temperatures. Cryogenic temperature sensors have been produced in light of an assortment of temperature-subordinate properties. Normal, economically accessible sensors incorporate resistors, capacitors, , and semiconductor intersection gadgets, for example, diodes or transistors
A protein biosensor is a scientific gadget that consolidates a catalyst with a transducer to create a flag relative to target analyte focus. This flag can be additionally opened up, handled, or put away for later analysis. . Enzyme-construct compound biosensors are based with respect to organic acknowledgment. Keeping in mind the end goal to work, the proteins must be accessible to catalyze a particular biochemical response and be steady under the typical working states of the biosensor.
Neurobionics is gone for the target to substitute fizzled and harmed parts of the human cerebrum and spinal string by manufactured, implantable frameworks of data processing.it is an energizing development in neuroscience and designing. In this, electrical chronicles from the engine cortex of incapacitated people are decoded by a PC and used to drive mechanical arms or to reestablish development in a deadened hand by animating the muscles in the lower arm. All the while this coordinate with the tangible cortex will additionally upgrade ability and fine control. it likewise got created to give ambulation to paraplegic patients through controlling automated exoskeletons; reestablish vision in individuals with obtained visual deficiency; identify and control epileptic seizures; and enhance control of development issue and memory upgrade
A transtibial prosthesis is a counterfeit appendage that replaces a leg missing underneath the knee. A transtibial amputee is generally ready to recover typical development more promptly than somebody with a transfemoral removal, due in huge part to holding the knee, which takes into consideration less demanding development
Tissue engineering is the use of a combination of cells, engineering and materials methods, and suitable biochemical and physicochemical factors to improve or replace biological tissues. Tissue engineering involves the use of a scaffold for the formation of new viable tissue for a medical purpose. While it was once categorized as a sub-field of biomaterials, having grown in scope and importance it can be considered as a field in its own. Tissue Engineering is the study of the growth of new connective tissues, or organs, from cells and a collagenous scaffold to produce a fully functional organ for implantation back into the donor host. This technique will allow organs to be grown from implantation (rather than transplantation) and hence free from immunological rejection. The starting point for any tissue-engineered organ is the harvesting of small amounts of tissue from the future recipient of the Tissue Engineered organ
Bioinformatics is an interdisciplinary field that develops methods and software tools for understanding biological data. As an interdisciplinary field of science, bioinformatics combines Computer Science, Biology, Mathematics, and Engineering to analyze and interpret biological data. Bioinformatics has been used for in silico analyses of biological queries using mathematical and statistical techniques.
Bioinformatics is both an umbrella term for the body of biological studies that use computer programming as part of their methodology, as well as a reference to specific analysis "pipelines" that are repeatedly used, particularly in the field of genomics. Common uses of bioinformatics include the identification of candidate genes and single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs). Often, such identification is made with the aim of better understanding the genetic basis of disease, unique adaptations, desirable properties (esp. in agricultural species), or differences between populations. In a less formal way, bioinformatics also tries to understand the organisational principles within acid and protein sequences, called proteomics.
- Track 21-1Sequence analysis
- Track 21-2Gene and protein expression
- Track 21-3Analysis of cellular organization
- Track 21-4Structural bioinformatics
Bioprocess engineering, also biochemical engineering, is a specialization of chemical engineering or Biological engineering, It deals with the design and development of equipment and processes for the manufacturing of products such as agriculture, food, feed, pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals, chemicals, and polymers and paper from biological materials & treatment of waste water. Bioprocess engineering is a conglomerate of mathematics, biology and industrial design, and consists of various spectrums like designing of bioreactors, study of fermenters (mode of operations etc.). It also deals with studying various biotechnological processes used in industries for large scale production of biological product for optimization of yield in the end product and the quality of end product. Bioprocess engineering may include the work of mechanical, electrical, and industrial engineers to apply principles of their disciplines to processes based on using living cells or sub component of such cells
Sensors, electronic circuits, modules, and altered frameworks impact the quality, monetary productivity and security of aviation applications. Outrageous natural conditions, for example, temperature changes, increasing speed, and vibrations put levels of popularity on the dependability and flexibility of the items. In the meantime, the frameworks should be little, light, and refined. What's more, the long improvement, endorsement, and operation times in the aviation field call for solid collaboration accomplices for advancement and creation exercises and additionally to guarantee especially long haul accessibility of the items
Biorobotics is a term that loosely covers the fields of cybernetics, bionics and even genetic engineering as a collective study. It is often used to refer to a real subfield of robotics: studying how to make robots that emulate or simulate living biological organisms mechanically or even chemically, The term is also used in a reverse definition: making biological organisms as manipulatable and functional as robots, or making biological organisms as components of robots. In the latter sense, biorobotics can be referred to as a theoretical discipline of comprehensive genetic engineering in which organisms are created and designed by artificial means. The creation of life from non-living matter for example, would be biorobotics. The field is in its infancy and is sometimes known as synthetic biology or bionanotechnology.
In retinitis pigmentosa, the light-touchy cells of the retina (photoreceptors) deteriorate yet the retinal neurons that transmit data to the cerebrum remain. The bionic eye electrically invigorates these surviving retinal cells to give a feeling of vision to individuals with degenerative eye diseases.This bionic eye framework will comprise of a little computerized camera, outside processor and an embed with a microchip and empowering cathodes surgically put in the back of the eye.