Electrochemical Biosensors and Bioelectrocatalysis­

Welcome to Dr. Elena E. Ferapontova's group

Key research directions

Mechanisms of Electron Transfer in Proteins, Enzymes and Nucleic Acids

Nanobioelectrochemistry: Interfacing Nanomaterials and Biological Molecules

Bioelectronic Applications of Proteins and Nucleic Acids

Electrochemical Biosensors for Cancer Diagnostics, Infectious and Neurodegenerative Diseases.

Bioelectrocatalysis and its Applications in Biosensors and Industrial Biotransformation.

Sustainable Sources of Energy: Photovoltaic and Biofuel Cells

More about research you can read here.


Bachelor and Master Science Projects

For more information read here.



Lazslo's PhD Defence

Today László Kékedy-Nagy has defended his PhD work on "Electrical Properties of DNA and Their Use in Biosensors for Cancer Biomarkers"
Opponents were: Professor Heinz-Bernhard Kraatz, Vice-Principal Research at the Department of Physical and Environmental sciences, University of Toronto, Canada;
Professor Robert J. Foster, Director of National Centre for Sensor Research, School of Chemical Sciences, Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland.
Chairman: Professor Troels Skrydstrup, iNANO and Department of Chemistry, Aarhus University.

Congratulations, Laszlo! You did a great job! 

Quotes of the month

"Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing."
                                                                           Benjamin Franklin

"The only man who makes no mistakes is the man who never does anything."
                                                                                   Theodore Roosevelt

"Differences underlie innovations. If you cannot be different, you cannot innovate."
                                 Prof. Adam Heller, the University of Texas at Austin, 
                                 co-founder of TheraSense, now Abbott Diabetes Care


Elena Ferapontova Ph.D., group leader

Isabel Àlvarez Martos Ph.D., postdoc

László Kékedy-Nagy Ph.D., postdoc

Deby Fapyane, Ph.D. student

Christian Bache, B.Sc. student




NUMEN: Nanotechnologies for Ultrasensitive monitoring of Microbes in the human ENvironment