Excellent cum laude for Laura González thesis on “Evaluating inorganic nanoparticles in the living organism C. elegans”!
Dr. Maria Alejandra Ortega graduated with a thesis in “Development and validation of an optofluidic ultra-sensitive platform for specific and selective detection of relevant tumor markers in oncology” at the The Institute of Photonic Sciences (ICFO).
Pengfei Thesis is entitled Carbon Xerogel Nanocomposite Materials for Electrochemical Devices: Application to Heavy Metal Detection and has been supervised by Martí Gich from the NN group and by César Fernández-Sánchez from Grup de Transductors Químics of the Microelectronics Institute.
Nerea Murillo-Cremaes will defend her PhD thesis entitled:
MULTIFUNCTIONAL SILICA-BASED NANOPARTICLES FOR BIOMEDICAL APPLICATIONS
The thesis has been supervised by Dr. Concha Domingo and Dr. Anna Roig.
The thesis jury will be formed by Prof Daniel Ruiz-Molina, Institut Català de Nanociencia i Nanotecnologia, Nanosfun Group, Bellaterra, Catalonia, Prof Vadim Kessler, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Chemistry and Biotechnology, Sweden and Prof Julio San Román, Biomaterials Group, Instituto de Ciencia y Tecnologia de Polimeros (CSIC), Madrid, Spain
This thesis aimed to fabricate hybrid (organic-inorganic) complex materials as drug carriers using supercritical fluids. For that purpose, two main objectives have been addressed: first, evaluation of the potentiality of porous silica-based materials synthesized without using porogenic agents as drug delivery systems; and second, exploiting the utility of SCFs in the synthesis and functionalization of those materials. During the realization of this work, silica-based nanostructured materials have been synthesized, loaded with a model drug, physical and chemically modified on their surface, and their interaction with relevant biological entities and media were investigated.
CONGRATULATIONS to her from all the n&n group members!
Muling has already accepted a post-doc at Leeds University in UK, where she is planning to start in January
Muling Zeng has spent three years in our group and tomorrow will be her big day!
She will defend a PhD thesis entitled “Bacterial cellulose: fabrication, characterization and biocompatibility studies”
23rd September 2014 11:00am
Sala d’Actes ICMAB
Thesis supervisors: Anna Laromaine & Anna Roig
ALL THE BEST!