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5TH International Symposium on
Optical Tweezers in Life Sciences

A forum for applications of optical tweezers and
related technologies in life sciences

18 JUNE 2013
Umspannwerk Ost, Berlin, Germany  

Thanks to all participants for a wonderful meeting!
This year's symposium was held on the 18th June in Berlin at the excellent Ost. A sweltering Berlin welcomed over sixty scientists from around the world to discuss their results and share scientific knowledge in a relaxed and informal atmosphere. NanoBioVIEWS™ is the name of a series of international meetings initiated by JPK Instruments to further the scientific knowledge exchange on instrumentation and applications of nanotechnology in the life sciences. The invited speakers came from Europe, North America and Asia and gave diverse and interesting talks on how they view and/or apply optical tweezers in their research activities. The field of optical tweezers appears to be going through resurgence as scientists seek new and more sensitive techniques for measuring forces and interactions at both the cellular and molecular level. Topics ranged from the theoretical to the practical. Homemade and commercial systems were shown to deliver top-level data while new techniques eyeing the future were also aired.



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Previous meetings:
forward Joint Meeting: SPM & OPTICAL TWEEZERS 2011
forward Joint Meeting: SPM & OPTICAL TWEEZERS 2010
forward Joint Meeting: SPM & OPTICAL TWEEZERS 2009
forward OPTICAL TWEEZERS Symposium 2008
forward SPM Symposium 2002-2008
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