Category: NEWS

Welcome Hedieh

Hedieh Haji-Hahsemi is visiting the group for the next 6 months as a PhD candidate in Analytical Electrochemistry from University of Tehran, Iran. Her work is focused on construction of label free electrochemical immunosensors...

Welcome Parham

Parham commenced his PhD in December 2017 and joined Prof. Nico Voelcker’s group in Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (MIPS), Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Parkville campus, Monash University. Herein, His research will...

New paper in Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical

Beatriz and colleagues have recently published in Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical their work on a label-free optical biosensor based on nanoporous anodic alumina for tumour necrosis factor-alpha detection in chronic wounds. Tumour necrosis factor-alpha...

Welcome Mei

Meihua Luo, who used to be RA in MIPS, starts her first year of PhD program in November and will be working under the supervision of Tong. Her work will focus on establishing blood-brain-barrier...

Welcome Lauren

Lauren has just completed the 2nd year of her bachelor of biomedical science degree at Monash university. For the next 6 weeks she will be working with the team to develop silicon nanowire architectures as...

New paper in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces

Anna and colleagues have recently published in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces their work on novel Gd-Loaded silicon nanohybrid: A potential EGFR expressing cancer cell targeting  MRI contrast agent. Continuing our research efforts in...

Welcome Santiago

Santiago has just finished his 3rd year of his bachelor of biomedical science and engineering double degree at Monash university. He will be working with the team for the next 6 weeks as part...

New paper in Biomaterials

Prof. Nico and colleagues have recently published in Biomaterials their work on manipulating human dendritic cell phenotype and function with targeted porous silicon nanoparticles. Dendritic cells (DC) are the most potent antigen-presenting cells and...

Welcome Thibaut

Dr. Thibaut Thai is visiting the group for 6 months as a postdoctoral fellow from the Leibniz Institute for New Materials (INM) in Saarbrücken, Germany. Thibaut synthesised small gold nanorods and will functionalize them...

New paper in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces

Anna and colleagues have recently published in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces their work on gold nanocluster-mediated cellular death under electromagnetic radiation. Gold nanoclusters (Au NCs) have become a promising nanomaterial for cancer therapy...