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Laser-assisted biotechnology: the biologist point of view
Author(s): Giuseppe Palumbo; Anna Rita Sasso; Vittoria Criniti; Elvira Crescenzi; Bruno Mazziotti; Michele Grieco; Mario F. Tecce
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Paper Abstract

The main applications of laser to different fields of medicine and biology are reviewed and compared by a biologist. The good output of high quality papers in the biomedical field effectively contrasts with a scarce popularity of lasers in biological laboratory. In fact, a search in the Medlars database, confirmed that the use of lasers in a strict biological context is very limited or confined to few oriented laboratories. The `common' biologist does not have a precise point of view. In this perspective, the biologist would propose the following approach: (1) promote training programs to create new professional figures; (2) encourage the formation of scientific and technological research networks between biologists and laser specialists.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 January 1998
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 3199, Biomedical Systems and Technologies II, (1 January 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.301122
Show Author Affiliations
Giuseppe Palumbo, Univ. of Naples Federico II (Italy)
Anna Rita Sasso, Univ. of Naples Federico II (Italy)
Vittoria Criniti, Univ. of Naples Federico II (Italy)
Elvira Crescenzi, Univ. of Naples Federico II (Italy)
Bruno Mazziotti, Univ. of Naples Federico II (Italy)
Michele Grieco, Univ. of Reggio Calabria (Italy)
Mario F. Tecce, Univ. of Bari (Italy)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3199:
Biomedical Systems and Technologies II
Francesco Baldini; Nathan I. Croitoru; Mark Russell Dickinson; Martin Frenz; Mitsunobu Miyagi; Riccardo Pratesi; Stefan Seeger, Editor(s)

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