Author: Irene Anton

INPhINIT 2020 Open Call! Predoctoral Position open at the N&N Group

INPhINIT, ”la Caixa” Doctoral Fellowship Programme is devoted to attracting international Early-Stage Researchers to the top Spanish research centres in the areas of Bio and Health Sciences, Physics, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. The N&N group offers a project to carry out your PhD with us: Bacterial cellulose scaffolds for emerging applications

Deadline: February 2020.

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Summer group activity: Room Escape!

Last 25th July 2019, some of the N&N group members participated in a room escape in Barcelona as an end of season team building activity. The room scape was called EL PROYECTO DE LA BRUJA and consisted on a competition between two groups to solve 10 puzzles in less than 1 hours and 15 minutes. We all thank Amanda Muñoz who was the organizer. Both groups made it on time and we had a great time together! 

Natalia Martínez and Amanda Muñoz at the Biotechnology Annual Congress

10th-12th July 2019: The master students, Natalia Martínez and Amanda Muñoz attended the Biotechnology Annual Congress (BAC2019) at Madrid. They presented their research in a poster session. This congress gathers biotechnologist students and experts from different fields every July. This year, the principal talks were about metabolomics, business, nanomedicine and bio-imprinting. Looking forward for the next Biotechnology Annual Congress in Zaragoza next July!

Good job Natalia and Amanda! 

Sole Roig gave a talk at the 4th International Conference of Natural Fibers

Last 1st to 3rd July 2019, the PhD fellow Soledad Roig attended the 4th International Conference of Natural Fibers that took place in Porto (Portugal). There, she presented an interesting oral contribution with the title: “Multilayer bacterial cellulose with confined nanoparticle distribution” which was based on her most recent published work.

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Hot off the press: paper on Preformed Human Serum Albumin Corona on Iron Oxide Nanoparticles

Congratulations to all the authors of the paper Insights into Preformed Human Serum Albumin Corona on Iron Oxide Nanoparticles: Structure, Effect of Particle Size, Impact on MRI Efficiency, and Metabolization! This work was published online the 19th June 2019 in the journal Applied Biomaterials from the American Society of Chemistry. Do not miss it!

Great moments at the ICMAB party 2019!

The N&N members were very active participants at the activities organized for the ICMAB party 2019. We all enjoyed very much the orienteering race, the cooking competition, the concert and the ping pong tournament! Also, the original creations of Amanda, Natalia and Jan were very popular at the video and pictures contests. Good job guys!