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

Panos awarded with the 2021 Ottewill International Travel Scholarship

Panagiotis Georgiou (ESR 3) from the Gibson Group at the Warwick University has received the Ottewill International Travel Scholarship from the Macro Group UK. This travel grant assists, each year, one outstanding UK-based PhD researcher in presenting their work related to polymer colloids at an international conference outside the UK. He will be attending the … Read more

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.

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 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.