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Free Online Workshop on Nanotechnology for Biomedical Applications

UK | Posted on May 17th, 2010

The potential of nanotechnology to support biomedical applications, including techniques for intelligent diagnostics and therapeutics, probing and repairing of individual cells, nano-inspired implants, tissue engineering and regenerative medicine, is widely acknowledged. Find out more about current developments, network with other researchers and share research interests in a free online workshop on ‘Nanotechnology for Biomedical Applications' organized by the ICPC Nanonet project on Friday May 28th from 11.00-13.00 GMT (12.00-14.00 BST).

Expert speakers include Prof Chanchal Mitra- Professor of Biochemistry at the University of Hyderabad, India Dr Mustafa Selman Yavuz- Professor at the NanoMedicine and Advanced Technologies Research Center, Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey.

Participation is free for registered users of the ICPC-NanoNet website (sign up free of charge at www.icpc-nanonet.org). Numbers limited to first 25 registrations.

Programme

Wednesday 28th May: 11:00 GMT

Session 1. Bio Nanosensors and Biomedical Devices:

11.00 - 11.30 System Check. About ICPC NanoNet

Ms Lesley Tobin

11.30 - 11.55 Nanobiosensors based on gold nanoparticles

Professor Chanchal K Mitra

11.55 - 12.10 Discussion

12.10 - 12.35 Nanotechnology for theragnostic applications

Dr. Mustafa Selman Yavuz

12.35 - 13.00 Discussion and closure

About the speakers

Prof Chanchal Mitra is a Professor of Biochemistry at the University of Hyderabad, India. His main research interests related to nanotechnology include:

* Gold nanoparticles coupled to proteins and nucleic acids for nanobiotechnology and nanobiosensing applications

Dr. Mustafa Selman Yavuz is a Professor at the NanoMedicine and Advanced Technologies Research Center, Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey. His main research interests related to nanotechnology include:

* Building targeted controlled drug-release systems using metal nanostructures
* Preparation of shape-controlled metal nanoparticles, and their mechanistic studies

Related event

25 May 2010 Short Course / Summer School on NANOBIOSENSORS www.nano.org.uk/events/ionevents.htm

For more information, contact the organiser Rachel Newton

Workshop participants must be registered users of ICPC-Nanonet. Registration is free.

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About ICPC NanoNet project
The ICPC-Nanonet project is funded by the European Union under FP7 for four years, from June 2008. It brings together partners from the EU, China, India, Russia and Africa and aims to provide wider access to published nanoscience research and opportunities for collaboration between scientists in the EU and International Cooperation Partner Countries.



For further information about the ICPC-Nanonet project contact the project coordinator Lesley Tobin, visit the website at www.icpc-nanonet.org or browse the free open-access nano publications archive at www.nanoarchive.org.

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