NanoCarb final Symposium held in Milan, IT

On the 18th and 19th of May, the NanoCarb final Symposium took place at the Mario Negri Institute in Milan, Italy. The event was organised by the ESRs in the Mario Negri Institute, CNR and VITO. This event included keynote speeches from a multidisciplinary panel of clinicians and researchers: Prof. Giuseppe Remuzzi, medical doctor and … Read more

Three new publications from NanoCarb ESRs

NanoCarb early-stage researchers (ESRs) continue to disseminate their work through publications in peer-reviewed chemistry journals. In the journal Polymer Chemistry, Nicola Judge (ESR 2) from the Heise group at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland studied the influence of the block copolypeptide surfactant structure on the size of polypeptide nanoparticles obtained by mini emulsion … Read more

3rd Spring Workshop in Edinburgh, UK

The third and final NanoCarb Spring Workshop took place in person from the 7th to the 11th of March 2022, in Edinburgh, UK. The training week, organised by Ludger Ltd. and Horizon Unleashed Ltd., included interactive training sessions on quality management systems, stakeholder management, careers and collaborative work. This last session was the occasion for … Read more

New publication from the Gibson group

Our ESRs Panagiotis G. Georgiou (ESR 3), and Ashfaq Ahmad (ESR 8) from the Gibson group at the University of Warwick co-authored a paper published in ACS Macro Letters on the detection of SARS-CoV‑2 spike protein with polymer-stabilized glycosylated gold nanorods. In collaboration with the R&D unit of the University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire, the authors show … Read more

New publication from Eva on the glycan accessibility in the biomolecular corona

Eva Clemente (ESR 7) from the Monopoli Group at the Royal College for Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) has co-authored a new publication titled “Probing the glycans accessibility in the Nanoparticle biomolecular corona” and published in Elsevier’s Journal of Colloid and Interface Science. This paper results from an international collaboration with researchers at CIC biomaGUNE and … Read more

Alessia presented her work at the C’Nano conference in Toulouse, FR

Alessia Pancaro (ESR 11) from VITO presented her recently published work on gold nanorods biosensors at the C’Nano conference, which took place in Toulouse, France, from November 23rd to 25th. The conference was organised by the French national Competency Cluster in Nanoscience of CNRS and was attended by around 400 academic and industry participants. Her poster was … Read more

Two NanoCarb ESRs involved in the development of a diagnostic tool against SARS-COV-2

The Gibson group at the University of Warwick (incl. the NanoCarb ESRs Ashfaq Ahmad and Panagiotis G. Georgiou) just published their work on the detection of SARS-COV-2 using sugars instead of antibodies. This publication results from a collaboration with the platform company Iceni Diagnostics Ltd. and the University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, and … Read more

Panagiotis awarded at the Macro group UK’s Young Researchers Meeting

Panagiotis G. Georgiou (ESR 3) has been awarded a prize at the Macro group UK’s Young Researchers Meeting for his poster presentation titled “New Nanomaterial Design Principles for Biomimics“. Panagiotis is an Early Stage Researcher from the Gibson Group at the University of Warwick. His research work at NanoCarb focuses on the development of Glyco-Nanoparticle Libraries based … Read more

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

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