Shahida Syed

PhD Student, Bachmann Group

Electrochemical DNA Conformation Control

Reversible DNA melting is a crucial reaction in many hybridisation-based applications such as DNA microarrays and biochips. We investigate electrochemical stringency control of reversible DNA melting with various spectroscopic and electrochemical techniques, such as UV-Vis spectrophotometry, fluorescence spectroscopy, cyclic voltammetry and thin layer spectroelectrochemistry. For high-throughput analysis, fluorescence resonance energy transfer and melting curve analysis is also being utilised.

PhD Supervisors:

  • Professor Jason Crain
  • Dr Andrew Mount

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