Hot off the press: First paper from Miquel and Pol!

New publication from the N&N group in collaboration with the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya!   Congratulations to all the authors of the manuscript and especially to Miquel Torras (Ph.D. student at the N&N group) and Pol Sallés (previous researcher at Continue reading Hot off the press: First paper from Miquel and Pol!

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

Laura González will defend her Doctoral Thesis on Friday, December 16th at 12 pm at ICMAB

This Friday 16th of December Laura González is going to defend her Doctoral Thesis entitled “Evaluating inorganic nanoparticles in the living organism Caenorhabditis elegans”, supervised by Dr. Anna Laromaine and Dr. Anna Roig.  Abstract: In this thesis, we have used the simple model Continue reading Laura González will defend her Doctoral Thesis on Friday, December 16th at 12 pm at ICMAB

Miquel Torras is back with us to do his MSc Thesis in magnetic plasmonic nanotriangles

Miquel Torras, who was in the N&N Group during last semester to do his Degree’s Final Project, is back with us this year. He has started a MSc in Applied Materials Chemistry at Universitat de Barcelona (UB) and will do Continue reading Miquel Torras is back with us to do his MSc Thesis in magnetic plasmonic nanotriangles

Jordi Llorca, one of our collaborators from INTE-UPC, in the Catalan newspaper ara.cat, talks about photocatalysis

Jordi Llorca, from Institut de Tècniques Energètiques (INTE-UPC) explains in this video from the newspaper ara, one of the projects in which we collaborate: photocatalysis for hydrogen production from sunlight, a photocatalyst formed by TiO2/Au nanoparticles, and water:  The video is Continue reading Jordi Llorca, one of our collaborators from INTE-UPC, in the Catalan newspaper ara.cat, talks about photocatalysis

Hot off the press: accepted manuscript in Chem. Commun.

Today is the big day: second manuscript accepted! The manuscript “A silica-based magnetic platform decorated with mixed ligand gold nanoparticles: A recyclable catalyst for esterification reactions” (Elif Ertem, Nerea Murillo-Cremaes, Randy Patrick Carney, Anna Laromaine, Emma-Rose Janeček, Anna Roig* and Continue reading Hot off the press: accepted manuscript in Chem. Commun.

Hot off the press: accepted manuscript in Faraday Discussions!

We are very happy to announce that the manuscript “Gold nanotriangles decorated with superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles: a compositional and microstructural study“ (J.A. Hachtela, S. Yuc , A.R. Lupini, S.T. Pantelidesa, M. Gich, A. Laromaine, A. Roig, DOI: 10.1039/C6FD00028B) has Continue reading Hot off the press: accepted manuscript in Faraday Discussions!