Bio-Inspired Synthetic Materials Science
11/15-05-2015: E-MRS talks a success
Barbara Santos de Miranda (Invited), Philipp Kuhn and Qihui Zhou gave highly successful presentations at the largest Materials Science conference in Europe, the E-MRS.
11-01-2015: Preliminary new website online
As of today the new and improved website is online. Soon parts of the website will be multilingual.
09-12-2015: Teacher of the Year election
Patrick van Rijn was nominated for teacher of the year within the faculty Natural Sciences. Although he did not win, a nominations after one year of starting teaching at university was not bad.
13-12-2014: Winter School poster presentation by Irene Losodo
At the Biomedical Technology Winter Symposium, Irene Losodo was given the chance to present her upcoming work on "Artificial Virus Structures for Gene-transfection".
28-10-2014: RSC Advances paper online
The review in RSC Advances by Aneta Schaap and Philipp Kuhn is online. A very nice and critical review on stem cell biomaterial interactions and what we have learned so far but also what we still do not know.
01-04-2015: Thomas Meijer and Irene Schiavon join BISMS
Thomas Meijer (molecular biology) and Irene Schiavon (biomedical technology) joined the group as MSc-students performing research on improved alginate cell scaffolds.
07-01-2015: Paper accepted for Chemical Reviews
Finally the 125 page review for Chem. Rev. entitled "Ferritin: A versatile building block for Bionanotechnology" has been accepted. It is a great effort between Aachen and Groningen and results in a work on ferritin which encompasses many different aspects of this versatile cage-protein.
14-11-2014: CHAINS conference pitch by Barbara Santos de Miranda
At the CHAINS conference in Velthoven (Netherlands) the abstract of Barbara Santos de Miranda was chosen for a 3 min. pitch to highlight her poster on the "Biocatalytic approach for Virus-Polymer hybrid nanoparticles". She passionately encouraged her fellow researchers to come an discuss her fascinating research.
01-10-2015: Qihui Zhou joins our group
Qihui Zhou obtained a CSC-scholarship to join our group for a four year PhD. It is great to welcome Qihui to the club.