The research team of the project NanoFaceS, led by Dr Ivana Vinković Vrček, would like to thank Mandis Pharm company for their generous monetary donation. The funds donated were invested in the purchase of the new incubator for cell culture experiments, which allowed for the continuation of our research.
The NanoFaces group hosted a guest junior researcher from the Leibniz Institute for Photonic Technology, Jena, Germany, from December 9th to 16th. PhD student Ekaterina Podlesnaia is working on method development for anisotropic gold nanoparticle synthesis, and is planning to expand her work to other nanoparticle types. Continue reading “Guest researcher from Jena”
PhD student Barbara Pem spent time at the Leibniz Institute for Photonic Technology in Jena, Germany from November 11th to December 7th 2019, as a part of the research visits financed by the Bilateral project Germany-Croatia.
On Friday November 29th, the DNA Middle Germany Meeting was held at the Fraunhofer Institute for Cell Therapy and Immunology in Leipzig, Germany. The meeting was co-organised by Leibniz Institute for Photonic Technology from Jena and the University of Potsdam. The aim was to gather experts on DNA research and nanoparticle development for sensing and diagnostic applications.
PhD student Krunoslav Ilić stayed at University of Marseille (U1067 Aix-Marseille Univ, INSERM, CNRS), France, from October 21st to November 21st 2019. in the Atomic Force Microscopy group led by dr. Felix Rico. During that time he performed research on the effect of nanoparticles on mechanical properties of cells, and the biophysical parameters of interactions at nano-bio interface. The stay was funded by French Embassy in Croatia.
The Synergy Symposium for NanoBioMedicine was held on November 4th and 5th 2019 in Zagreb. The event, co-organized by nanotechnology groups from the Institute for Medical Research and Occupational Health, Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry and Ruđer Bošković Institute, brought together the collaborators from five projects funded by the Croatian Science Foundation.
On November 4th – 5th, the Synergy Symposium for NanoBioMedicine will be held at the Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry and Rudjer Boskovic Institute in Zagreb. The Symposium is organized by the collaborators from four projects funded by the Croatian Science Foundation: OrDeN (IP-2016-06-1137), NanoFaces (IP-2016-06-2436), CaPBiomimNanocomp (IP-2018-01-1493), NanoFlavNeuroProtect (IP-2016-06-8415), and NutriNTENSe (IP-2018-01-8119) Continue reading “Synergy Symposium for NanoBioMedicine”
The first conference of the COST Action CA17140 Nano2Clinic (Cancer nanomedicine: from the bench to the bedside) was held from 15th to 17th October 2019 in Riga, Latvia. The Conference gathered leading experts in nanomedicine from all over the world to discuss the latest breakthroughs in
PhD candidate Rafael Ramírez Jiménez from the ICMA – Instituto de Ciencia de Materiales de Aragón, Zaragoza, Spain spent one month, from September 14 2019 to October 14 2019, at the Institute for Medical Research and Occupational Health for his Short Term Scientific Mission application within the COST Action CA17140 NANO2CLINIC.
From October 10th to 11th 2019 in Zagreb, the symposium of the Humboldt College Zagreb was held in the honor of the 250th anniversary of the birth of Alexander von Humboldt. Continue reading “Humboldt College Zagreb Symposium”