2-7 June 2019
Simon Fraser University
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49 - Development of a gold nanoparticle sensor to detect environmental DNA of invasive fish species in the Great Lakes

4 Jun 2019, 17:13
2m
SWH 9082 + AQ South-East Corner / coin sud-est (Simon Fraser University)

SWH 9082 + AQ South-East Corner / coin sud-est

Simon Fraser University

Poster not-in-competition (Undergraduate Student) / Affiche non-compétitive (Étudiant(e) du 1er cycle) Division of Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, Canada / Division de la physique atomique, moléculaire et photonique, Canada (DAMOPC-DPAMPC) DAMOPC Poster Session & Student Poster Competition Finals (26) | Session d'affiches DPAMPC et finales du concours d'affiches étudiantes (26)

Speaker

Ms Meaghen Shiha (University of Windsor)

Description

The goal of my project is to develop a nano-optical sensor platform that can detect invasive fish species in the Great Lakes at the streamside. This is a collaboration between Dr. Rangan (Physics), Dr. Heath (GLIER), Dr. Pitcher (GLIER), and Dr. Mittler (Western University). I am doing preliminary experiments and simulations that can establish proof of principle so that the collaboration can seek external grant funding. I have worked on perfecting the method for creating gold nano-particle islands on glass slides using electroless deposition. With these slide sensor platforms, we will bioconjugate a recognition site (complementary eDNA) onto the nano-particles, perform a recognition reaction, and detect it using UV-Vis absorption spectroscopy. I will present the preliminary results of this interdisciplinary project.

Primary authors

Ms Meaghen Shiha (University of Windsor) Dr Robert Petro (University of Windsor) Chitra Rangan (University of Windsor)

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