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Arpita Saha 3rd Prize at the UAB Doctoral Meeting 2018!!!

Arpita Saha was awarded the 3rd prize for the best oral presentations at the UAB Doctoral Meeting 2018. She gave a fascinating talk entitled: “BIoMimetic Inspired Core-Canopy Quantum Dots:IONS Trapped in voids induce Kinetic fluorescence switching“

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Our Adv. Mater. 2018 in the News

Such as Transformers, the living robotic beings that have the ability to change their bodies at will, rearranging their parts from a humanoid robotic mode into an alternate form, generally a car, truck or a weapon; scientists have now developed … Continue reading

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Our ACS Nano 2018 in the News

Minimalist Biostructures Designed to Create Nanomaterials Inspired by a type of natural assembly seen in amyloid fibres, researchers from the IBB-UAB fabricate 4 molecules of only 7 amino acids with the ability to self-assemble and rapidly and inexpensively form nanomaterials … Continue reading

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Stimuli-responsive materials that switch from nano-porous 3D structures to new non-porous 2D structures and vice versa using spherical ligands

An Unprecedented Stimuli‐Controlled Single‐Crystal Reversible Phase Transition of a Metal–Organic Framework and Its Application to a Novel Method of Guest Encapsulation F. Tan, A. M. López-Periago, M. E. Light, J. Cirera, E. Ruiz, A. Borrás, F. Teixidor, C. Viñas, C. … Continue reading

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Minimalist Prion-Inspired Polar Self-Assembling Peptides

Minimalist Prion-Inspired Polar Self-Assembling Peptides M. Díaz-Caballero, S. Navarro, I. Fuentes, F. Teixidor, S. Ventura, ACS Nano 2018, DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.8b00417.

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A novel potentiometric cobaltacarborane based microsensor for real-time detection of Irgarol

A novel potentiometric microsensor for real-time detection of Irgarol using the ion-pair complex [Irgarol-H]+[Co(C2B9H11)2]− A. Saini, J. Gallardo-Gonzalez, A. Baraket, I. Fuentes, C. Viñas, N. Zine, J. Bausells, F. Teixidor, A. Errachid, Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical 2018, 268, 164-169.

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Fluorescent BODIPY-Anionic Boron Cluster Conjugates as Potential Agents for Cell Tracking

Fluorescent BODIPY-Anionic Boron Cluster Conjugates as Potential Agents for Cell Tracking Mahdi Chaari, Nerea Gaztelumendi, Justo Cabrera-González, Paula Peixoto-Moledo, Clara Viñas, Elba Xochitiotzi-Flores, Norberto Farfán, Abdelhamid Ben Salah, Carme Nogués, Rosario Núñez, Bioconjugate Chem. 2018, DOI: 10.1021/acs.bioconjchem.8b00204

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Organotin dyes bearing anionic boron clusters as cell-staining fluorescent probes

Organotin dyes bearing anionic boron clusters as cell-staining fluorescent probes J. Cabrera-González, B. M. Muñoz-Flores, C. Viñas, A. Chávez-Reyes, H. V. Rasika Dias, V. M. Jiménez-Pérez, R. Núñez, Chem. Eur J., 2018, DOI: 10.1002/chem.201705804.

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Spring Group Excursion

We enjoyed a walk through the Collserola park and then we did a barbacue, including calçots.

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Desena Trobada de Joves Investigadors

The Tenth Meeting for Young Researchers from Catalan Countries took place last 29-30th January 2018 at Barcelona. We presented 5 oral presentations:   – Mahdi Chaari: “Nous compostos basats en clústers de bor aniònics i bodipy per seguiment cel·lular i … Continue reading

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