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!

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

Excellent cum laude for Laura González thesis on “Evaluating inorganic nanoparticles in the living organism C. elegans”!

The NN group members would like to congratulate Laura González for her excellent work on the Ph.D. thesis defense! Laura’s thesis is entitled “Evaluating inorganic nanoparticles in the living organism Caenorhabditis elegans” and has been supervised by Dr. Anna Laromaine and Dr. Continue reading Excellent cum laude for Laura González thesis on “Evaluating inorganic nanoparticles in the living organism C. elegans”!

Today Joel N. Meyer from Duke University gives a Seminar at ICMAB on “Mechanisms of uptake and toxicity of Ag NP in C. elegans”

Prof. Joel N. Meyer will give a Seminar entitled “Mechanisms of uptake and toxicity of silver nanoparticles in Caenorhabditis elegans“, today, December 15, at 12 pm at ICMAB Conference Room Carles Miravitlles. Prof. Joel N. Meyer is Associate Professor and Director Continue reading Today Joel N. Meyer from Duke University gives a Seminar at ICMAB on “Mechanisms of uptake and toxicity of Ag NP in 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

Laura González has earned an internship in a start-up company within the BoosterWe program

Laura González has obtained a fellowship to do an internship in a start-up company in Latin America or Portugal for a period of 6-12 weeks for her entrepreneurship project GMP Nanotech, within the BoosterWe progam.  The GMP Nanotech project she presented consist in Continue reading Laura González has earned an internship in a start-up company within the BoosterWe program

Best Oral Presentation for Laura González at the 2nd Scientific Meeting of BNC-b Students

Laura González (ICMAB) has won the prize for the Best Oral Presentation at the 2nd Scientific Meeting of BNC-b Students (PhD meeting) for her talk “Evaluation of inorganic nanoparticles in the model organism C. elegans”.  The second prize for Oral Presentation Continue reading Best Oral Presentation for Laura González at the 2nd Scientific Meeting of BNC-b Students

Internship at King’s College London – Toxigenomics

Laura González is going for an internship at King’s College London for three months (February 1st – May 1st, 2016) in the framework of her Ph.D. She will be in the Toxicogenomics Group with Prof. Stephen Sturzenbaum. Laura will study whether the treatment with Continue reading Internship at King’s College London – Toxigenomics

Laura González Graduation Ceremony

Laura has graduated from the ‘Màster en Direcció i Organització Industrial’ of EUSS – Escola Universitària Salesiana de Sarrià -. Her master thesis proposed a scale up fabrication process for iron oxide nanoparticles including a business plan. Yesterday she received Continue reading Laura González Graduation Ceremony