News

NanoCarb wiki online!

The aim of the Wiki area is for the ESRs to offer all audiences, and in particular non-experts, a platform to learn about the project and related topics on the whole. We have created comment sections within the Wiki which allows anyone to ask questions or add comments which can be discussed and added (if … Read more

New publication in Materials Horizon

The paper “Ice recrystallisation inhibiting polymer nano-objects via saline-tolerant polymerisation-induced self-assembly” by Panagiotis Georgiou (ESR 3, University of Warwick⁩) has been published in Materials Horizon. The manuscript describes the process to make saline-tolerant polymer nanomaterials that can be used as ice inhibitors via polymerisation-induced self-assembly.

Midatech ESRs at the 3rD Glycobasque Meeting in Bilbao, Spain

Avelino (ESR 12) and Patricia (ESR 5) from Midatech Pharma Spain have presented a poster on the synthesis and characterization of Ultra-Small Gold Nanoparticles at the 3rD Glycobasque Meeting in Bilbao, ES, held on March 12-13 2020. You can find Avelino and Patricia’s poster in the Dissemination section.

NanoCarb at the DIATECH 2020 in Leuven, Belgium

Our ESR Alessia Pancaro from the Flemish institute for technological research (VITO) presented her work at the 2nd Edition of European Conference on Novel Technologies ​​​​​​for In Vitro Diagnostics (DIATECH2020), which took place from the 25th to the 27th January 2020 at KU Lueven, in Belgium. The conference offered discussion and networking opportunities for experts in the field of … Read more

First poster presentation at bioMAPP19 in Bilbao, Spain

Our ESR Riccardo Rovina from CICbiomaGUNE attended the 3rd Biennial Young Researchers Workshop on Biomaterials and Applications (bioMAPP19) held in Bilbao on the 4th and 5th of December 2019. The workshop takes place every two years in differents Spanish cities. The conference focuses on biofunctional materials, biosurfaces, molecular imaging, therapy, diagnostics, sensing and catalysis. Many … Read more

First NanoCarb paper published in J. Mater. Chem

The first NanoCarb paper – “Tuning aggregative versus non-aggregative lectin binding with glycosylated nanoparticles by the nature of the polymer ligand” by Panagiotis Georgiou (ESR 3) from the Gibson group in the University of Warwick – has been published on the Journal of Material Chemistry B. This manuscript explores how polymeric linkers, with glycans at one end, … Read more

NanoCarb Autumn Workshop – a summary

NanoCarb has successfully held its second Network Meeting at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland from the 25th to the 29th November 2019 in Dublin, IE. On the 25th, the ESRs have been trained on Light Scattering by Dr Diogo Fernandes, Product Technical Specialist at Malvern Panalytical Ltd. The training notably covered dynamic light scattering, nanoparticle … Read more

RCSI hosts the NanoCarb Autumn Workshop

The NanoCarb Autumn Workshop is taking place this week in Dublin at the premises of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. The workshop includes practical training on nanoparticle characterisation, lectures and scientific talks with the NanoCarb Scientific Advisory Board. The programme is as follows: Monday 25 November: Training on nanoparticle characterisation provided by Malvern … Read more

NanoCarb ESRs attended the BraYn Conference in Milan, IT

Our ESRs, Jennifer and Gizem from the Mario Negri Institute, attended the 2nd annual Brayn Conference in Milan for young researchers in neuroscience. They enjoyed attending the workshops and speeches on up and coming techniques in the field. This year, the 3-day event was organised by the Mario Negri IRCSS Institute and was held between … Read more

NanoCarb presented at the TCD Chemistry Seminar Series

NanoCarb coordinator Marco Monopoli (RCSI) gave a lecture on the use of nanotechnology in biomedical research during the Trinity College Chemistry Seminar Series. This was the occasion to spread the word about NanoCarb and our recent findings.