N&N membres working at ALBA synchrothron

Last week, our group members Luo Zhongrui, Genís Rabost and Anna Laromaine worked on the beam line MIRAS at the synchrothron ALBA in collaboration with Núria Benseny. We visualized C. elegans by FTIR and analyzed their tissues. They also had Continue reading N&N membres working at ALBA synchrothron

Hot off the press: Accepted paper in Nanotoxicology!

We congratulate the autos Laura Gonzalez-Moragas, Si-Ming Yu, Núria Benseny-Cases, Stephen Stürzenbaum, Anna Roig and Anna Laromaine for their recently accepted paper: Toxicogenomics of iron oxide nanoparticles in the nematode C. elegans. This research arises from a collaboration of the N&N group, Continue reading Hot off the press: Accepted paper in Nanotoxicology!

Dr. Natascia Ventura gives a ICMAB Periodical Lecture

On Monday 8th of May, Natascia Vetura will give a seminar entitled:”C. elegans as screening tool to identify environmentally related nanomaterials targeting mitochondria“.The talk will take place in the Sala d’actes Carles Miravitlles at ICMAB. the seminar is organized by Anna Continue reading Dr. Natascia Ventura gives a ICMAB Periodical Lecture

Hot off the press: New accepted paper in Materials Horizons!

Good news for the N&N group!  🙂 The paper entitled: Materials and toxicological approaches to study metal and metal-oxide nanoparticles in the model organism Caenorhabditis elegans has been accepted in the journal Materials Horizons.  We congratulate the authors from the Continue reading Hot off the press: New accepted paper in Materials Horizons!

Anna Laromaine has been invited to the Leibniz Research Institute for Environmental Medicine to give a seminar on “Evaluation of inorganic nanoparticles in C. elegans”

On May 2nd Anna Laromaine was invited by Prof. Ventura Lab to give a talk in their facilities. The Group of Natascia Ventura uses C. elegans as a screening tool to unravel molecular mechanisms of mitochondrial-stress, with special attention paid to the cross-talk between genetic Continue reading Anna Laromaine has been invited to the Leibniz Research Institute for Environmental Medicine to give a seminar on “Evaluation of inorganic nanoparticles in C. elegans”

Zhongrui Luo presented a poster and Anna Laromaine gave a talk at the VI Spanish Worm Meeting in Valencia

Anna Laromaine and Zhongrui Luo attended last week the VI Spanish Worm Meeting in Valencia (Spain), a biennial gathering of the scientific communitiy working with C. elegans. This meeting covers a wide range of topics, including development, neurobiology, aging and disease, metabolism Continue reading Zhongrui Luo presented a poster and Anna Laromaine gave a talk at the VI Spanish Worm Meeting in Valencia

Anna Laromaine and Zhongrui Luo participate in the VI Spanish Worm Meeting in Valencia

Anna and Luo will attend on 9th-10th March the VI Spanish Worm Meeting in Valencia (Spain).  Anna will give the talk on “Evaluation of albumin pre-coated SPIONS in cell culture and C. elegans“ on Friday, 10th March, at 9 am.  Continue reading Anna Laromaine and Zhongrui Luo participate in the VI Spanish Worm Meeting in Valencia

Accepted paper in Acta Biomaterialia on testing gold nanoparticles in vivo using C. elegans

The paper “In vivo testing of gold nanoparticles using the Caenorhabditis elegans model organism” has been publised in Acta Biomaterialia (Available online 1 February 2017; doi: 10.1016/j.actbio.2017.01.080).  The authors of the paper are Laura González-Moragas, Pascal Berto, Clara Vilches, Romain Quidant, Androniki Kolovou, Rachel Continue reading Accepted paper in Acta Biomaterialia on testing gold nanoparticles in vivo using C. elegans

Prof. Stephen Sturzenbaum will give an ICMAB Lecture on toxicity of metals on biological systems

It is a pleasure for us to invite you to the ICMAB Lecture entitled: “Juggling essential and toxic metals – a worm’s eye view of a Toxicogenomic challenge” By Prof. Stephen Sturzenbaum from the group of Toxicogenomics from King’s College London (UK). Continue reading Prof. Stephen Sturzenbaum will give an ICMAB Lecture on toxicity of metals on biological systems