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

Open position at CIC biomaGUNE

An Early Stage Researcher position for a period of 6 months is offered in the CIC biomaGUNE Radiochemistry and Nuclear Imaging Group led by Dr. Jordi Llop, to conduct research activities related to the preparation, characterisation, radiolabelling and in vivo evaluation of nanoparticles. Deadline for application: 15 February 2022 Job description and application details

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

ESRs presented their progress during the 3rd NanoCarb Autumn Workshop

The third NanoCarb Autumn Workshop took place online from the 29th of November to the 2nd of December 2021. The training week started with a series of talks regarding In-vitro Diagnostics. The topic was covered by speakers from both the academic and industry sectors, such as Dr. Daniel Spencer (Head of Development at Ludger Ltd.), … 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

Alessia awarded at the NanoMed Europe conference

Alessia Pancaro (ESR 11) from VITO won the best poster award together with two other researchers at the NanoMed Europe 21 virtual conference, which was held on September 7-9 2021 as a merger of the 16th Nanomedicine European Technology Platform (ETPN) and 4th EuroNanoMed annual conferences. Alessia presented her newly published work on gold nanorods … Read more

Gizem to present her work at NeuroMI 2020

Gizem Erol (ESR 13) from the Mario Negri Institute will participate in the annual meeting of the Milan Center for Neuroscience (NeuroMI), to be held online on Friday 18 December 2020 in conjunction with the Annual Meeting of the Ph.D. Program in Neuroscience. The event will cover six research areas, namely Biotechnologies and Nanomedicine, Clinical … Read more

4th NanoCarb consortium meeting, halfway through the project

The NanoCarb Autumn Workshop held last week was also the occasion for the consortium members and ESRs to discuss the progress of the project. On Wednesday and Thursday, each ESR presented the status of his/her research before receiving questions from the audience and exploring further synergies for the upcoming months. To get a taste of … Read more