Today we introduce the latest entry at the N&N group: the master’s student Oriol Torrecilla: “Hi, my name is Oriol Torrecilla and I am from Barcelona, Spain. In 2015 I got my B.Sc. in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology at Autonomous University of Barcelona Continue reading Welcome Oriol!
Lyon 10th October. Anna Roig participated in the 11th Collaborative Day of Lyonbiopôle organized by Lyonbiopôle, with the support of Biocat. This 11th Collaborative Day where Anna participated aims at promoting R&D partnerships and catalyze the emergence of new tools for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of pathologies. Continue reading Anna Roig participates in the 11th Collaborative Day of Lyonbiopôle
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!
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”
As we announced before, on Friday 21st of April Miquel Torras received his Sant Jordi Price 2017 at the IEC: Institut d’Estudis Catalans. The ceremony took place at the Prat de la Riba hall with the presence of Joandomènec Ros, president Continue reading Miquel Torras receives two Sant Jordi prices for his bachelor’s thesis
In this week’s Group Meeting we welcomed Olatz Arriaga, an undergraduate student from the Basque Country. Olatz is studying “Nanoscience and Nanotechnology” at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), and will do her Final Bachelor’s Project under the supervision of Anna Continue reading Welcome to Olatz in the NN Group, and farewell to Dani and Valentin
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
Jordi, student of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology at UAB, will present his work entitled “Techniques for Bacterial Cellulose Production, Modification and Characterisation“, next January 19th, at 9.30 am, at Sala de Graus II C5/1068 (Science Faculty, UAB). Jordi has been with Continue reading Jordi Floriach Clark will present his work on “Techniques for Bacterial Cellulose Production, Modification and Characterisation” at UAB
Our collaborators from the research group NEMEN (Nanoengineering of Materials applied to Energy) at the Institue of Energy Technologies (INTE-UPC) appear in this video from ALBA Synchrotron at UPC-TV. The video shows how the synchrotron light is used to verify the design of the catalysts Continue reading How can synchrotron light be used to protect the environment? Researchers from INTE-UPC show us how.
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”!