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?

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

Sole Roig and Anna Roig participated in the EMN Meeting on Cellulose

From September 10th to 14th, the Energy Materials and Nanotechnology meeting focused on cellulose took place in the UAB Campus, Barcelona. Sole Roig and Anna Roig from the N&N group, actively participated in this event: Anna Roig chaired two general sessions and delivered the talk “Topography modifications and nanocomposites of Continue reading Sole Roig and Anna Roig participated in the EMN Meeting on Cellulose

Anna Laromaine invited to the Congreso Anual de Biotecnologia in Girona

Anna Laromaine gave an invited lecture at the Congreso Anual de Biotecnologia (BioBAC) that took place in Girona the last 11th-13th July of 2018. She gave an overview of our activities in the biotechnology field with special focus on the Continue reading Anna Laromaine invited to the Congreso Anual de Biotecnologia in Girona

New paper from the group!

Congratulations to Anna Laromaine, Anna Roig and their collaborators from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology Tina Tronser (first author) and Pavel A. Levkin for their new paper: Bacterial Cellulose Promotes Long-Term Stemness of mESC! This manuscript was published on ACS Applied Materials and Continue reading New paper from the group!

Hot of the press! New article about Bacterial Cellulose

Congratulations to the authors: Anna Laromaine, Tina Tronser, Ivana Pini, Sebastià Parets, Pavel A. Levkin and Anna Roig for their new publication on Soft Matter. The paper entitled “Free-standing three-dimensional hollow bacterial cellulose structures with controlled geometry via patterned superhydrophobic–hydrophilic surfaces” Continue reading Hot of the press! New article about Bacterial Cellulose

Jordi Floriach-Clark awarded excellent with distinction for his Bachelor’s thesis

Congratulations to the Nanoscience and Nanotechnology student Jordi Floriach-Clark and his supervisor Dr. Anna Laromaine Sagué for the excellent Treball de Final de Grau (Bachelor Degree Thesis). The work was on the use of bacterial cellulose for treatments in plants: Continue reading Jordi Floriach-Clark awarded excellent with distinction for his Bachelor’s thesis

The video “A story on Bacterial Cellulose” among the 15 jury favourites videos in the JoVe contest

Last June 2017, Anna May and Sole Roig filmed a video for the JoVe contest: Film your research. Although the video on entitled “A Story on Bacterial Cellulose” didn’t make it to the final, we have just received the notice Continue reading The video “A story on Bacterial Cellulose” among the 15 jury favourites videos in the JoVe contest