News

Tuesday, 14 April 2020

Nanophotonic biosensors for personalized medicine

Maria Soler, Olalla Calvo-Lozano, M.-Carmen Estevez and Prof. Laura M. Lechuga, from the ICN2 Nanobiosensors and Bioanalytical Applications Group, have appeared in the cover of Optics & Photonics News with a feature describing the latest advances in nanophotonic technologies for biosensing, the main challenges and limitations, and current prospects.

Thursday, 09 April 2020

Barcelona equips itself with a European first-class collaborative microscopy platform

The ALBA Synchrotron will host two new major experimental facilities, one dedicated to materials science, valued at 4.1 million euros and led by the Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICN2), and another meant for molecular biology, valued at 1.7 million euros and headed by the Institute of Molecular Biology of Barcelona (IBMB-CSIC). The new platform also counts with the participation of BIST, CSIC, IRB Barcelona, UAB, ICMAB-CSIC and CRG. The provisional agreement for co-financing through the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) these two scientific infrastructures has been announced today.

Monday, 06 April 2020

Prof. Laura Lechuga explains the CoNVaT project on RTVE

In the edition of 4 April of the “Informe Semanal”, weekly in-depth news show of the RTVE, Prof. Laura Lechuga presented CoNVaT, the European funded project that she leads, which aims at the development of a fast, cheap and handy test device for the diagnosis of the COVID-19.