Free Online Workshop for Nanotechnology for Biomedical Applications on 28th May 2010

Date: 28 May 2010, 11.00-13.00 GMT

Invitation to register for this unique interactive webinar!

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 to ICPC Nanonet free of charge at http://www.icpc-nanonet.org).

How to register for workshop: Workshop participants must be activated users of ICPC-Nanonet. Registration is free. Please fill in this form: Register here >>

Numbers are limited to the first 25 registrations. For more information contact the organiser:
Rachel Newton Email: rachelnewton@spi.pt

Programme

11.00 – 11.30
System Check, Welcome, About ICPC-NanoNet
– Ms Lesley Tobin
11.30 – 11.55
Nanobiosensors based on gold nanoparticles
– Prof 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 close

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

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