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15/08/14

Zahraa to present talk at APS Pharm Sci 2014

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Dr Zahraa Al-Ahmady is to present a talk on Theranostic Design at The Academy of Pharmaceutical Sciences Pharm Sci 2014 Conference at the University of Hertfordshire on Monday 8th September 2014.

25/06/14

Nanomedicine Lab contributes to Graphene Week 2014 in Sweden

Kostas talking about the emergence of graphene in biomedicine during Graphene Week 2014

Kostas talking about the emergence of graphene in biomedicine during Graphene Week 2014

Kostas was invited to deliver a plenary talk to some 450 researchers from all over the world working on graphene and related materials who gathered in Gothenburg, Sweden to take part in Graphene Week 2014. He spoke about the emergent field of graphene in biomedicine and provided a snapshot of where graphene research stands at the moment in this field.

 

During Graphene Week 2014, Chalmers University, the Graphene Flagship and the Universeum (largest science museum in Scandinavia) inaugurated a new installation and exhibit dedicated to graphene. Kostas explained the two areas relevant to medicine featured in the Graphene Exhibition at the Universeum.

27/03/2014

Mariarosa presents talk at the Nanomedicine 2014 Conference

Nanomedicine 2014Dr Mariarosa Mazza presented a talk on ‘Nanoparticle-mediated siRNA gene silencing against brain disorders’ at the British Society of Nanomedicine conference titled Nanomedicine 2014 held in Edinburgh between 25-27 March 2014.

13/03/2014

Neus and Zahraa give talks at the 9th European Workshop on Particulate Systems in Nanomedicine

EWPS group picDr Neus Lozano Valdes and Dr Zahraa Al-Ahmady gave talks at the 9th European Workshop on Particulate Systems in Nanomedicine (EWPS) held in Utrecht (The Netherlands), 13-14 March 2014.

13/02/14

Dhifaf wins best poster prize at Postgraduate Poster Day

Dhifaf poster picMrs Dhifaf Jasmin won the best poster prize awards (Jury and Peer) during the Postgraduate Poster Day at the Institute of Inflammation & Repair, School of Medicine, University of Manchester in January 2014. Her work on the transformation of graphene oxide for biomedical applications is currently in progress.

28/01/14

Kostas invited to join Editorial Board of Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE)

JoVEKostas is invited to join Editorial Board of Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE) based on Cambridge, Massachusetts (MA), USA. He will be sitting on the Editorial Board of the General Biology section.

23/12/13

Irene wins the best poster prize awarded by the Biochemical Society

Biochem societyMiss Irene De Lazaro Del Rey won the award for best poster at the Biochemical Society “Biochemical determinants of tissue regeneration” Annual Symposium where she presented a poster and an oral presentation on her work.

15/12/13

Irene presents talk at “Regenerative Medicine – from biology to therapy” conference

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Miss Irene De Lazaro Del Rey presented a talk at the “Regenerative Medicine – from biology to therapy” conference held at the Wellcome Trust – Medical Research Council Cambridge Stem Cell Institute on 30 Oct-1 November 2013 at Hinxton, Cambridge.

13/12/13

Acelya wins Best Young Investigator Award in Turkey

Acelya award photoDr Acelya Yilmazer, our former PhD student and postdoctoral fellow, has been selected as the Best Young Investigator in Turkey. The distinction is awarded by the Medical Biology and Genetics Society in Turkey to successful scientists in the early part of their acedemic career. She was invited to give a talk during the Medical Biology and Genetics Conference held on 27-30 October 2013 based on the work she performed in the Nanomedicine Lab, titled: ”In vivo somatic cell reprogramming within the mouse tissue”. Warm congratulations!

13/11/13

Mariarosa talks at the RSC Faraday Discussion

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Dr Mariarosa Mazza presented a talk on ‘Peptide nanofibres as molecular transporters: from self-assembly to in vivo degradation’ at Faraday Discussion 166: Self-Assembly of Biopolymers held on 16-18/09/2013, Bristol, UK.