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C3Bio conference on Biosensors, Bioelectronics and Biodevices 2019 & C3Bio/IBST joint event

Joint event between the Centre for Biosensors, Bioelectronics and Biodevices (C3Bio), University of Bath and the Institute of Bio-Sensing Technology, Bristol

  • 9 Sep 2019, 1.00pm to 10 Sep 2019, 3.00pm BST (GMT +01:00)
  • East Building, EB 1.1, University of Bath
  • Price: £50.00 (GBP)

The Centre for Biosensors, Bioelectronics and Biodevices (C3Bio) at the University of Bath and the Institute of Bio-Sensing Technology (IBST), Bristol welcome academics, industry, healthcare professionals, environmental agencies and other stakeholders to this conference on different aspects of biosensors, bioelectronics and biodevices.

Registration fee: £50

The event is free for staff and students of the University of Bath and the University of the West of England, as well as student presenters from the University of Bristol.

Registration includes refreshments throughout the event, evening reception on the Monday, lunch on the Tuesday.
The deadline for registrations is 27 August 2019

Satellite event: C3Bio Training Workshop on Lab-on-Chip, 11-12 September

Provisional programme

Day Time Talk
Monday 13:00-14:00 registration and coffee
14:00-14:30 Pedro Estrela (C3Bio) and Richard Luxton (IBST): Welcome
14:30-15:00 Toby Jenkins (University of Bath, UK): On patient / near to patient sensing of incipient bacterial and fungal infection
15:00-15:30 Ruchi Gupta (University of Birmingham UK): Integration of electrophoresis with optical biosensors for speed and sensitivity
15:30-16:00 coffee break
16:00-16:30 Barbara Santos Gomes (Cardiff University, UK): Multiplexed bio-functionalisation of gallium arsenide based optical biosensor for sepsis diagnostics at the point of care
16:30-17:00 Shakil Awan (University of Plymouth, UK): Detection of Alzheimer’s protein biomarker clusterin using graphene transducers
17:00-17:30 Richard Bowman (University of Bath, UK): Locally manufactured microscopes for automated malaria diagnosis
17:30-20:00 Poster session, exhibition and evening reception
Tuesday 9:30-10:00 Giuseppe Giuffrida (University of Bath, UK): Development of new biosensor and imaging tools and an investigation into their interactions with prostate cancer cells
10:00-10:30 Ana Díaz-Fernández (Universidad de Oviedo, Spain): Electrochemical aptasensor for the detection of cancer-related glycosylation changes in prostate specific antigen
10:30-11:00 coffee break
11:00-11:30 Martina Piano (University of the West of England, UK): Towards a point of care system for the rapid recognition of biomarkers in saliva from COPD patients by paramagnetic particle detection
11:30-12:00 Abigail Thompson (University of Bath, UK): Ionic diodes from cellulose for the development of new biosensors and devices
12:00-13:30 Poster session, exhibition and lunch
13:30-14:00 Sebastian Cisneros (Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Argentina): Tripanosoma cruzi virulence factors for the diagnosis of Chagas' disease
14:00-14:30 Victoria Riddell (University of Bath, UK): Autoantibody sensing for early diagnosis of rheumatic diseases
14:30-15:00 Marin Peacock (Zimmer & Peacock Ltd): Crossing two chasms to get to the sensor market
15:00-15:15 Pedro Estrela (C3Bio): Close

Abstract submission is now closed. If interested in presenting a poster please contact to check if there are opportunities for last minute submissions.


  • Abbott Diabetes Care
  • Alvatek
  • BioDot
  • Cancer Research UK
  • Metrohm
  • Oxford Instruments
  • Probe Scientific / BVT Technologies
  • Scienion
  • Whistonbrook Technologies
  • Zimmer & Peacock

Who should attend

Academia, Industry, Clinicians, Environmental agencies

Booking details

Register for this event


Our conference will take place on campus.

East Building, EB 1.1 University of Bath Claverton Down Bath BA2 7AY United Kingdom


If you have any questions, please contact us.