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Hirak in the lab with colleagues from the Bioscience Engineering Group

Dr Hirak Patra to join UCL as Associate Professor

3 April 2020

Hirak Patra, a senior researcher in our Biosystems Engineering group, is to become Associate Professor in Nanomedicine and Regenerative Medicine at UCL.

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David Brossault

'Green' production of magnetic silica beads wins Twitter poster prize and is our highlighted paper this month

3 April 2020

David Brossault, PhD student in our Colloidal Dispersions Group presented his recent work developing a green method to produce metal doped silica composite materials at the Royal Society of Chemistry Twitter Poster Conference last month, winning first prize in the nanoscience category. d._brossault_picture.jpg The RSC...

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Super-resolution images of mitochondria breaking up on treatment with MOF

MOF homing capsule targets central powerhouse of cancer cells

2 April 2020

Researchers from our department have shown how metal-organic frameworks could target drug delivery to mitochondria in cancer cells, knocking out their central powerhouses and inducing rapid cell death, while drastically reducing the required drug dose.

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Read more at: Dr Gabi Kaminski Schierle becomes Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Dr Gabi Kaminski Schierle becomes Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

28 February 2020

Dr Kaminski Schierle has achieved the status of Higher Education Academy Senior Fellow ‘in recognition of attainment against the UK Professional Standards Framework for teaching and learning support in higher education.’

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MBE cohort 2019-2020 on IP workshop with Simmons & Simmons

Intellectual property workshop with Simmons & Simmons for our MBE students

4 February 2020

Last week our Masters in Bioscience Enterprise student cohort attended a day workshop on intellectual property at Simmons & Simmons London Headquarters office.

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Filling the gaps in biologics data: bioscience engineering paper wins ‘Paper of the Year’ award

30 January 2020

Research led by Duygu Dikicioglu, Nishanthi Gangadharan and Jeanet Mante from our Bioscience Engineering group, headed by Professor Nigel Slater, has been awarded the ‘Paper of the Year’ for 2019 by Springer journal Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering

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Read more at: Graduate Student Award for Kimberly Bowal at AIChE Annual General Meeting

Graduate Student Award for Kimberly Bowal at AIChE Annual General Meeting

20 January 2020

PhD student Kimberly Bowal awarded a “Carbon Nanomaterials Graduate Student Award” for her presentation at the AIChE AGM.

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OptiJ image showing 3D structure of a mouse lung

November paper of the month: low-cost open-source imaging technique can visualise whole organs

8 January 2020

Researchers from our Laser Analytics group have developed a low-cost, open-source imaging system that can visualise groups of cells or organ tissues without cutting the tissues.

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Dr Hirak Patra to join UCL as Associate Professor

3 April 2020

Hirak Patra, a senior researcher in our Biosystems Engineering group, is to become Associate Professor in Nanomedicine and Regenerative Medicine at UCL.

'Green' production of magnetic silica beads wins Twitter poster prize and is our highlighted paper this month

3 April 2020

David Brossault, PhD student in our Colloidal Dispersions Group presented his recent work developing a green method to produce metal doped...

MOF homing capsule targets central powerhouse of cancer cells

2 April 2020

Researchers from our department have shown how metal-organic frameworks could target drug delivery to mitochondria in cancer cells, knocking out their central powerhouses and inducing rapid cell death, while drastically reducing the required drug dose.