University Phone number
Workshop 2015
 


Sapienza University of Rome

Department of Chemistry and Drug Technologies

 


The Biosensors Laboratory is located in the laboratories of the Department of Chemistry and Drug Technologies. The research of the Biosensors Laboratory Group  is headed by Franco Mazzei, it consists of several electrochemical, optical (Surface Plasmon Resonance), spectrophotometrical, flow injection analysis systems, quartz crystal microbalance instruments. In addition other scientific instrumentations such as: ESI mass spectrometer, Atomic force microscopy (AFM), Scanning tunneling microscope (STM), scanning electron microscope (SEM), TOF-SIMS for surface characterization are available.
The main areas of interest of Biosensors Laboratory are:
1) Nanotechnologies applied for the development of optical and electrochemical biosensors;
2) Development of enzymatic electrochemical biosensors and their application to environmental, pharmaceutical and food analysis;
3) Development of Enzymatic Biofuel Cells modified with conducting polymers and nanostructured materials
4) Study of the electrochemical properties of modified conducting polymers in the development of  electron transfer based biosensors;
5) Evaluation and optimization of the different immobilization procedures of enzymes and mediators, that can be used in the development of enzymatic screen printed electrodes;
6) Application of Electrochemical Surface Plasmon Resonance (ESPR) in the evaluation of the growth of proteins, mediators and
self-assembled monolayers (SAMs) on gold surfaces;
7) Development of ESPR and Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy based immunosensors and their application in clinical, toxicological and pharmacological fields.

Keywords: Electrochemistry, Surface Plasmon Resonance, Biosensors, Enzyme Kinetic, Electron transfer,  Protein Interactions, Immunosensors



Staff Members

Prof. Franco Mazzei PhD 

Associate Professor of Physical Chemistry
ORCID ID

 

Dr Gabriele Favero PhD

Associate Professor of Analytical Chemistry


 

Coworkers

Cristina Tortolini

Paolo Bollella

Giovanni Fusco

Daniela Andrada Stevar

Rosa Zumpano




Questo sito utilizza solo cookie tecnici, per il corretto funzionamento delle pagine web e per il miglioramento dei servizi.
Proseguendo la navigazione del sito acconsenti all'uso dei cookie. Se vuoi saperne di più  clicca qui e qui.