Author Archives: Verna Frasca


Verna Frasca received her Ph.D. in Biological Chemistry from the University of Michigan, and did post-doctoral training at New York State Department of Health (Albany) and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (Dallas). Dr. Frasca is joined MicroCal in 2001, and is currently the Applications Manager for MicroCal products with Malvern Instruments. Her responsibilities include supporting use of Isothermal Titration Calorimetry (ITC) and Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC) in the life sciences and drug discovery and development. Dr. Frasca has extensive experience in protein expression, protein purification, enzymology, biophysical characterization, and molecular biology.

Published 13 Nov 2019

What’s new in ITC: Additions to your (virtual) bookshelf

Use of Isothermal Titration Calorimetry (ITC) continues to grow, and many books and scientific articles cite the use of Malvern Panalytical’s MicroCal ITC systems. This blog highlights recent publications. You can easily use Google Scholar or Scopus to find other…READ MORE >

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Published 18 Apr 2019

Best Practices for Isothermal Titration Calorimetry to study binding interactions – Part 4

Here are several best practices for performing traditional binding experiments with the MicroCal PEAQ-ITC, VP-ITC and iTC200 systems. This is a continuation of previous blogs ‘Best Practices for Isothermal Titration Calorimetry to study binding interactions’ part 1, part 2 and…READ MORE >

Published 16 Apr 2019

Malvern Panalytical in the news

Malvern Panalytical solutions have been featured in several recent online and print articles. The March 2019 edition of ‘American Laboratory’ contains the article “Treat with Heat: Differential Scanning Calorimetry for biology, chemistry, and beyond.’ This article describes how Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC)…READ MORE >

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Published 19 Mar 2019

Best Practices for Isothermal Titration Calorimetry to study binding interactions – Part 3

Here are several best practices for performing traditional binding experiments with the MicroCal PEAQ-ITC, VP-ITC and iTC200 systems. This is a continuation of previous blogs ‘Best Practices for Isothermal Titration Calorimetry to study binding interactions’ part 1 and part 2….READ MORE >

Published 19 Feb 2019

Best Practices for Isothermal Titration Calorimetry to study binding interactions – Part 2

Here is the second best practices blog for performing traditional binding experiments with the MicroCal PEAQ-ITC, VP-ITC and ITC200 systems.  Here is the first one: Best Practices for ITC to study binding interactions – Part 1 Preparing the ITC: Perform a…READ MORE >

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