Book chapter: What We Learned From Caenorhabditis elegans and Hydra vulgaris

6th of December 2018 the first edition of the book entitled “Nanomaterials for Magnetic and Optical Hyperthermia Applications” was published by Elsevier. This book focuses on the design, fabrication and characterization of nanomaterials for in vitro and in applications. Anna Laromaine, researcher at the N&N group, and Laura González-Moragas, graduated PhD student at Continue reading Book chapter: What We Learned From Caenorhabditis elegans and Hydra vulgaris

Hurray! Martí Gich awarded with a 2018 ERC Consolidator Grant

We are very excited to announce that the N&N researcher Martí Gich, has been awarded with a European Research Council (ERC) Consolidator Grant (CoG) for his project entitled “Ferrites-by-design for Millimeter-wave and Terahertz Technologies” (FeMiT). Martí Gich will carry out his project in the period 2019-2024 with a total Continue reading Hurray! Martí Gich awarded with a 2018 ERC Consolidator Grant

Irene Anton participated in the Nanobio&Med conference on Barcelona

From the 20th to the 22nd of November 2018 the PhD fellow Irene Anton attended to the NanoBio&Med conference organized at the Parc Científic of de Barcelona. This multidisciplinary congress was very useful to catch up with the recent advances in the rapidly evolving field of nanobiotechnology. Irene Continue reading Irene Anton participated in the Nanobio&Med conference on Barcelona

Best POLYMAR2018 oral presentation award for Sole Roig!

From the 8th to the 12th of October 2018 Sole Roig, PhD candidate at the N&N group, participated in the 2nd Conference in Polymer Science (POLYMAR) dedicated to biopolymers and taking place in a cruise through the Aegean sea. Her presentation Continue reading Best POLYMAR2018 oral presentation award for Sole Roig!

Anna Roig attended the 2018 Albus Scientific Awards Ceremony at Grifols

On 10th Otober 2018 Anna Roig attended the 2018 Albus Scientific Awards Ceremony at Grifols headquarters in Sant Cugat. As one of the two awardees of the 2017 edition, she presented the results on the Albumin-iron oxide nanocages project. Carlos Moya is the post-doc working in this project. This year’s award recipients are:   Paolo Caraceni, MD, Continue reading Anna Roig attended the 2018 Albus Scientific Awards Ceremony at Grifols

Do you want to do you PhD at the N&N group?

The call for the PhD grants form the Spanish Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities “FORMACIÓN DE PROFESORADO UNIVERSITARIO (FPU) 2018” is now open. If you are a highly motivated student with a strong background in chemistry/physics do not hesitate to contact us (alaromaine@icmab.es)! The N&N group Continue reading Do you want to do you PhD at the N&N group?

Carlos Moya at ICONAN 2018 in Rome

From September 26th to 28th, the postdoc researcher from the N&N group Dr. Carlos Moya attended the International Conference on Nanomedicine and Nanobiotechnology (ICONAN 2018) in Rome (Italy). He gave a talk about “Human serum Albumin pre-formed on SPIONS”.   Good job Carlos! 

Anna Roig participatedin a PhD Thesis Committee at Universitat de les Illes Balears

13th and 14th September 2018 Anna Roig travelled to Palma de Mallorca in order to be part of a thesis defense committee at the Universitat de les Illes Balears. The title of the defended thesis was: Síntesis y aplicación de Compuestos Híbridos Nanoestructurados basados en Óxido de Hierro y/o Nanodiamantes. It was presented by María Susana Gutiérrez Gómez and supervised by Dr. Jeroni Morey Salvà and Dra. María Nieves Piña Capó.    Anna Roig was also Continue reading Anna Roig participatedin a PhD Thesis Committee at Universitat de les Illes Balears

Irene Anton attended the 29th European Conference on Biomaterials

From September 9th to 13th, the PhD student Irene Anton stayed in Maastricht (The Netherlands) in order to participate in the ESB Congress 2018. She shared her work with the poster “Bacterial Nanocellulose (BNC) and BNC-TiO2 nanocomposites as cell carriers”. The topic of the conference was “materials for Continue reading Irene Anton attended the 29th European Conference on Biomaterials

Jan at the 12th International Conference and Workshop on Biological Barriers

Last week (27-29 August) Jan Grzelak (PhD student at the N&N group) attended the 12th International Conference and Workshop on Biological Barriers in Saarbrücken (Germany). He gave a talk on “Mesoporous silica nanorods as theranostic platforms”. Good job Jan!