30/05/2017

Defense of the PhD Thesis of Sameer Joshi

1st June at 11:30, Sameer Joshi will defend his PhD Thesis entitled "Novel strategies for the preparation of 13N-labelled compounds: Synthesis of 13N-labelled aromatic azides, triazoles and tetrazoles" at Facultad de Ciencia y Tecnología (UPV-EHU)    

25/05/2017

Katarzyna Brzezicka best doctoral thesis Award of the Carbohydrate Group of the RSEQ

Katarzyna Brzezicka, former CIC biomaGUNE PhD student, awarded with the 2016 prize for the best doctoral thesis of the Carbohydrate Group of the Spanish Royal Society of Chemistry for the thesis entitled "Chemoenzymatic synthesis and immunological studies of xylosylated N-glycans" conducted under the direction of Niels Christian Reichardt  (Glycotechnology Laboratory). The prize is endowed with 1000 e

17/05/2017

OLATUTALKA – URBAN ZIENTZIA

For the second consecutive year CIC biomaGUNE participates at the Urban Science event organized at San Sebastián by organizing a photo exhibition of food at the micro scale “Food & Science” and an experimental workshop entitled “GuessFood”. Olatu Talka is a cultural festival or

17/05/2017

1st meeting of the research groups in Euskadi working in glycosciences

The first workshop of different research groups from Euskadi working in Glycosciences, at the border between Biology and Chemistry, has taken place at CIC bioGUNE on May 15th. A number of researchers with complementary perspective

16/05/2017

GLOBAL INNOVATION DAY

Aitziber L. Cortajarena Ikerbasque Research Professor at CIC biomaGUNE, participates at the Global Innovation Day and as representative of the Basque Science, Technology and Innovation Network (RVCTI) collects the recognition to all partner entities from Innobasque on the occasion of its 10th An

11/05/2017

CIC biomaGUNE researchers participate at Pint of Science

For the third consecutive year CIC biomaGUNE researchers take active part in the organization of the Pint of Science event in San Sebastián. This initiative brings Science to local bars, thereby breaking down the barriers that separate science from society. During the edition of this year, within the session entitled “Versatile Proteins”,

03/05/2017

Call for abstracts for the Molecular Imaging Workshop 2017

The second edition of the Molecular Imaging Workshop 2017 (MIW2017) will be held from 20th to 23rd November 2017 in San Sebastian, Spain. Abstract submission is open until the 31st August 2017. Academic and industri

03/05/2017

Mónica Carril and Fernando López-Gallego Emerging Investigators in Materials Chemistry

Mónica Carril and Fernando López-Gallego, Ikerbasque Fellows at CIC biomaGUNE, named Emerging Investigators in Materials Chemistry by the Royal Society of Chemistry and featured in the 2017 Themed Issue of Journal of Materials Chemistry B. This issue gathers the very best work from materials chemists in the early stages of their independent career. Each contri

02/05/2017

Bringing Science to Rural Media

Fernando López-Gallego, Ikerbasque fellow at CIC biomaGUNE has visited the Public School Santo Domingo de Silos en Villaminaya, Toledo (Spain) in order to bring chemistry closer to the students. Students between 3 and 6 years have played with some scientific guessing games and enjoyed

27/04/2017

Luis Liz-Marzan at "Los Viernes Científicos", 28th April, Universidad de Almería

Luis Liz Marzán, Scientific Director of CIC biomaGUNE, will deliver the conference entitled "Diseño Químico de Nanomateriales para Detección Ultrasensible" at Universidad de Almeria next 28th April during the "Viernes Científi

10/04/2017

Luis Liz-Marzán Advanced Materials Laureate

Luis Liz-Marzán awarded the 2017 Advanced Materials Laureate by the International Association of Advanced Materials (IAAM). This distinction

10/04/2017

Aitziber L. Cortajarena at local Press

09/04/2017

Marek Grzelczak Young Researcher Award

Marek Grzelczak has been awarded with the 2017 Young Researchers Award from the Spanish Royal Society of Chemistry (RSEQ)

07/04/2017

IUPAC-Solvay Award for Leonardo Scarabelli

Leonardo Scarabelli, former CIC biomaGUNE PhD student (Bionanoplasmonics Laboratory), has been awarded with the 2017 IUPAC-Solvay International Award for Young Chemists

03/04/2017

CIC biomaGUNE participated at the Nanopiccola school online

Patrizia Andreozzi, Postdoctoral Fellow and Fernando López-Gallego, Ikerbasque Research Fellow at CIC biomaGUNE participated at the Nanopiccola school online by giving a master talk on Nanoscience to children between 4 and 18 years. The online school connect

31/03/2017

Fourth call for applications for access to the Singular Scientific and Technological Infrastructure (ICTS) ReDIB / Cuarta convocatoria para acceder a la Infraestructura Científico Técnica Singular (ICTS) ReDIB

April 1 marks the opening of applications for access to the Singular Scientific and Technical Infrastructure (ICTS), ReDIB. The equipment at this ICTS is not commonly available in Europe and constitutes a powerful diagnostic tool unique in molecular and functional imaging, as well as in the field of advanced imaging and high performance. The deadline for receiving applications is 30 June.   --

27/03/2017

Luis Liz-Marzán has been awarded the 2017 Blaise Pascal Medal in Materials Science

Luis Liz-Marzán has been awarded the 2017 Blaise Pascal Medal in Materials Science from the European Academy of Sciences (EURASC)

27/03/2017

CIC biomaGUNE researchers participate at the 1st Euskadi Workshop on Exosomes organized by CIC bioGUNE.

The event gathered more than seventy researchers from CIC bioGUNE, CIC biomaGUNE, CIC nanoGUNE, BioDonostia, BioCruces, GAIKER, BIOEF, UPV / EHU and CIMA. The objective of this workshop is to provide an update of t

27/03/2017

2nd Young Researchers Workshop on Biomaterials and Applications (bioMAPP17)

CIC biomaGUNE co-organizes the bioMAPP17, which will take place the 27-28 of April 2017 in CIQUS, Santiago de Compostela. The 2nd Young Researchers Workshop on Biomaterials and Applications (bioMAPP17) focuses on biomaterials and thei

24/03/2017

Luis Liz-Marzán interviewed at innovaspain

Luis Liz Marzán, Scientific Director of CIC biomaGUNE, interviewed at innovaspain.com  

15/03/2017

ERC "BEYOND THE FIRST 10 YEARS" AT CIC biomaGUNE

In 2017 the European Research Council will mark its 10th anniversary, an important milestone in making Europe a global centre of excellence in research. Since 2012 CIC biomaGUNE has received €4.9 million from the European Research Coun

14/03/2017

10th anniversary of the Centre for Cooperative Research in Biomaterials - CIC biomaGUNE

The work done by the Centre has made it a knowledge generator in the field of biomaterials. 261 researchers from 31 different countries have developed their work in the Centre over the last 10 years and have seen over 700 articles

13/03/2017

10th Anniversary of CIC biomaGUNE will be held on Monday, 13th March, at 6.00pm in the Seminar Room

10th Anniversary of CIC biomaGUNE will be held on Monday, 13th March, at 6.00pm in the Seminar Room

13/03/2017

Aitziber L. Cortajarena leader of the Biomolecular Nanotechnology group interviewed

Aitziber L. Cortajarena leader of the Biomolecular Nanotechnology group explains the applications of protein engineering at Radio Euskadi in the frame of the program “La mecánica del caracol”.   Aitziber L. Cortaj

06/03/2017

CIC biomaGUNE at the local press

Gipuzkoa Apuntala el sector de la salud como eje estratégico y rescata la Fundación Biociencias

23/02/2017

CIC biomaGUNE participates at the EUSKADI-NOUVELLE-AQUITAINE MAGNETIC RESONANCE WORKSHOP

Magnetic Resonance scientists and platform managers from Euskadi and Nouvelle-Aquitaine have met to present and exchange their competences and set the basis of a future Euroregional network to join both the excellence in science

16/02/2017

Los investigadores de Ikerbasque logran atraer a Euskadi fondos por valor de 24,7 millones en 2016

Los investigadores de Ikerbasque han logrado atraer a Euskadi fondos por valor de 24,7 millones de euros en 2016, el año que más fondos se han conseguido desde 2007. Durante el pasado ejercicio esta iniciativa del Gobie

15/02/2017

Luis Liz-Marzán awarded with the 2017 "JCIS - Darsh Wasan Award” for outstanding contributions within surface and colloid chemistry

Professor Luis Liz-Marzan (Bionanoplasmonics Laboratory, CIC biomaGUNE, Donostia-San Sebastian, Sp

08/02/2017

Jon Darpón visits CIC biomaGUNE

Jon Darpón, Health Counselor together with Iñaki Berraondo, Health Vice-Counselor and María Aguirre, Director of health research and innovation from the Basque Government visit CIC biomaGUNE.

06/02/2017

Luka Rejc awarded for the Best Oral Presentation

The work entitled "Multidisciplinary approach towards the utilization of diphenylacetylene-based molecular probe for the detection of tau protein aggregates", carried out by Luka Rejc, a postdoctoral researcher at the Radiochemistry and Nuclear Imaging Group, has been

18/01/2017

Luis Liz Marzán, elected as a member of the European Academy of Sciences (EURASC)

Luis Liz Marzán, Scientific Director of CIC biomaGUNE and Ikerbasque programme researcher, has been elected a member of the European Academy of Sciences (EURASC), an independent international association that aims to recognise and elect

02/01/2017

Maurizio Prato and Aitziber L. Cortajarena received the accreditation as Ikerbasque Professors

During the official welcome for the new Ikerbasque members, Maurizio Prato and Aitziber L. Cortajarena received the accreditation as Ikerbasque Professors by Basque Prime Minister Iñigo Urkullu and the Basque Counselor of E

22/12/2016

Second call for proposals to access the ReDIB Scientific and Technical Singular Infrastructures (STSI)

The deadline for applications under the second call to access the ReDIB Scientific and Technical Singular Infrastructures (STSI) is December 31. The equipment available in the ReDIB SSTI, one of few such facilities in Europe, constitutes a uniquely powerful diagnosis tool in molecular and functional imaging, as well as in advanced and high-throughput imaging. The period for applications under the second call is Oc

21/12/2016

CIC biomaGUNE sets up Asparia Glycomics to market its glycan analysis technology for clinical diagnosis

CIC biomaGUNE and private investors have come together to set up Asparia Glycomics, a company specialised in the production and marketing of reagents, reference standards, kits and software for glycan analysis in c

07/12/2016

Luis M. Liz Marzán and Maurizio Prato appear in the list of the most cited scientists of the world

Ikerbasque Research Professors Luis M. Liz Marzán and Maurizio Prato, both group leaders at CIC biomaGUNE, appear in the highly cited researchers list published by Clarivate Analytics (former branch of the Thomson Reuters agency dedicated to intellectual property and science) The list includes the 3,000 most cited researchers in the world of 21 fields of science and social sciences. The da

07/12/2016

Defense of the PhD Thesis of Eleftheria Diamanti

Eleftheria Diamanti will defend her PhD Thesis entitled" Engineered Interfaces with Polyelectrolyte Multilayers, Lipid Bilayer Membranes and Virosomes for Biomedical Applications" on Monday 19th December at "Facultad de Química UPV/EHU". The defense will sta

02/12/2016

CIC biomaGUNE celebrated its 10th anniversary with a 1-day scientific seminar

The Centre for Cooperative Research in Biomaterials (CIC biomaGUNE) has today celebrated its 10th anniversary with a 1-day scientific seminar. All 130 people working at the Centre’s offices and laboratories in the Science and Technology Par

02/11/2016

Neuroscience applied to spinal cord injuries, new chair from the AXA Research Fund for BiomaGUNE

AXA Research Fund has awarded the Center for Cooperative Research in Biomaterials, Biomagune, in San Sebastian, a permanent chair to the team led by Professor Maurizio Prato. The funding amounts to 800,000 euros and will

02/11/2016

Students from Politécnico EASO visited the Center

The Pathological Anatomy class of Instituto Politécnico Easo visited CIC biomaGUNE on October 28, in the framework of the Third Innovation Week, WeekINN, promoted by Fomento de San Sebastián.

25/10/2016

The International Conference on Self-Assembly in Confined Spaces (SACS 2016) starting today will address the subject of molecular self-assembly and its biomedical applications

The International Conference on Self-Assembly in Confined Spaces (SACS 2016), to be held from 25 to 27 October in the Palacio de Miramar in Do

24/10/2016

Interview with Luis Liz Marzán, Onda Vasca radio

(In Spanish)

24/10/2016

Defense of the PhD Thesis of Larraitz Gil Izeta

Larraitz Gil Izeta will defed her PhD Thesis entitled" Targeted Polymeric Nanoparticles: Radiolabelling with Ga-67 and in vivo Evaluation in a Mouse Model of Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma using Single Photon Emission Computerized Tomography" on Tuesday 8th November at Facultad de Farmacia y Nutrición, University of Navarra. The defense will start at 12.00pm

20/10/2016

The scientific elite in the field of nanotechnology come together in Donostia-San Sebastián at the International Conference on Self-Assembly in Confined Spaces (SACS 2016)

International experts in self-assembly as a tool to endow nanomaterials with new properties will discuss the latest developments in this field

06/10/2016

10th Anniversary of CIC biomaGUNE

On Friday, 2nd of December, CIC biomaGUNE will celebrate its 10thAnniversary with a 1-day Scientific Program.  The event will take place in our centre and will comprise three talks in the morning by Soledad Penadés, Helmuth Möhwald and Juan Mareque-Rivas and one more talk in the afternoon by Jesús Ruiz-Cabello.  There will be also a Poster Session in the Atrio during the day.

05/10/2016

Students from University of Navarra visited The Molecular Imaging Facility

On October 4th 2016, more than 30 students from The Biomedicine Engineering School (Tecnun-Escuela de Ingenieros) of the University of Navarra visited The Molecular Imaging Facility of CIC biomaGUNE. Hosted by Vanessa Gómez-Vallejo, these future engineers had the opportunity to visit the Molecular Imaging Facility, including the cyclotron, the radiochemistry laboratory and the different imaging areas.

05/10/2016

Students and teachers from Colegio Inmakulada visited The Radioactive Facility

On October 3rd 2016, more than 30 students and teachers from Colegio Inmakulada (Tolosa, Guipúzcoa) visited The Radioactive Facility of CIC biomaGUNE. Hosted by Vanessa Gómez-Vallejo, the future Diagnostic Imaging Technicians were introduc

28/09/2016

A new system which allows the detection of cocaine at very low concentration levels has been developed

Researchers from the Universitat Politècnica de València, CIC biomaGUNE and CIBER Bioengineering Biomaterials and Nanomedicine (CIBER-BBN) under the Carlos III Health Institute, have devised a new method to detect cocaine and Mycoplasma in very low concentration levels. An alternative design for its use in laboratories which is potentially more competitive than other analysis methods currently used. The ma

29/08/2016

The activities of the Radiochemistry Laboratory highlighted at the local press

La salud al alcance de la mano

08/08/2016

Materials have been designed which enable bacterial communication processes to be observed at very early stages

The application of substrates composed of microporous materials and gold nanoparticles enables bacterial communication processes to be observed at very early stages, at which the number of bacteria is still very low to cause infections, according to research conducted by groups led by Luis Liz-Marzán at both CIC biomaGUNE (Donostia-San Sebastián) and the University of Vigo. The work, published in the prest

26/07/2016

Defense of the PhD Thesis of Joseba Irigoyen

Joseba Irigoyen will defend his PhD thesis entitled "fabrication and characterization of multilayered assemblies based on polyelectrolytes and hybrid systems with carbon nanomaterials for applications in nanofiltration and smart materials" on Tuesdays 26th July, at UPV-EHU (Donostia - San Sebastian) The defense will start at 11:00am.

18/07/2016

Research on carbon nanotube sponges advances towards spinal reconnection

A carbon nanotube sponge is biocompatible with cerebral cortex tissue and, furthermore, capable of connecting two spinal segments, according to the findings of research conducted by groups led by Professor Maurizio Prato in CIC biomaGUNE and in the University of Trieste, Professor Laura Ballerini and Professor Maurizio De Crescenzi. The work, published in the prestigious scientific journal Science Advances

29/06/2016

Maurizio Prato received an "Honoris Causa" doctoral degree from the University of Castilla-La Mancha

Maurizio Prato, group leader at CIC biomaGUNE and Ikerbasque Professor, received on June 28th an "Honoris Causa" doctoral degree from the University of Castilla-La Mancha. Prof. Prato has been regognized worldwide for his contributions to the science and applications of carbon nanostructures and mentored several researchers who are currently professors at UCLM.   La Universidad de Castilla-La

26/05/2016

Defense of the PhD Thesis of Katarzyna Brzezicka

Katarzyna Brzezicka will defend her PhD thesis entitled "Chemoenzymatic synthesis and immunological studies of xylosylated n-glycans" on Tuesdays 7th June, at CFM - Material Physics Center (Donostia - San Sebastian) The defense will start at 11:00am.

13/05/2016

Defense of the PhD Thesis of Emmanuel Ruggiero

The PhD Thesis of Emmanuel Ruggiero entitled "Towards Near-Infrared Photoactivation of Anticancer Metal Complexes" will be defended on friday, 20th May at Facultad de Química (UPV-EHU)

05/05/2016

Entrevista a Aitziber López Cortajarena en Innovaspain.com

http://www.innovaspain.com/aitziber-lopez-cortajarena-investigadora-del-programa-ikerbasque-cic-biomagune/

04/04/2016

CIC biomaGUNE se incorpora al Graphene Flagship para investigar la aplicación del grafeno en implantes biomédicos de nueva generación

El macroproyecto Graphene Flagship es uno de los mayores esfuerzos jamás realizado en Europa en el ámbito de la ciencia. La investigación profundizará en la introducción de moléculas con propiedades terapéuticas para aumentar la biocompatibilidad de implantes en tejidos nerviosos

22/03/2016

Luis Liz-Marzán ha sido designado por la American Chemical Society (ACS) como editor jefe de su nueva revista científica online ACS Omega.

Luis Liz-Marzán, director científico de CIC biomaGUNE e investigador del programa Ikerbasque, ha sido designado por la American Chemical Society (ACS) como editor jefe de su nueva

16/03/2016

El alcalde de Donostia-San Sebastián visita las instalaciones de CIC biomaGUNE

El centro de investigación en biomateriales CIC biomaGUNE ha recibido este miércoles la visita de Eneko Goia, alcalde de Donostia-San Sebastián. Durante su visita, José María Mato, director general de CIC biomaGUNE, y Luis Liz Marz

14/03/2016

Defense of the PhD Thesis of Danijela Gregurec

Danijela Gregurec has successfully defended her PhD Thesis entitled "Design, Physico- Chemical Characterization and Bioactivity Studies of Hybrid Nanostructured Titanium Surfaces for Enhanced Osseointegration" at UPV-EHU.

10/03/2016

CIC biomaGUNE researchers succeed in efficiently harvesting cells and tissues using infrared light

A study conducted by CIC biomaGUNE has managed to efficiently harvest laboratory-grown cells, using infrared light in combination with plasmonic nanoparticles, for application in regenerative medicine and tissue enginee

18/02/2016

Defense of the PhD Thesis of Andrea La Porta

Andrea La Porta will defend on friday 26th February at 10:00am, the PhD Thesis entitled "Engineering the Morphology and Organization of Gold Nanostructures for SERS Detection". The defense will take place at Universidad de Vigo.

18/02/2016

Defense of the PhD Thesis of Marc Coronado Puchau

Marc Coronado Puchau will defend his PhD thesis entitled "Biosensing using metal nanoparticles" on Friday 26th February, at Salon de Graos do Edificio de Ciencias Experimentais, Universidad de Vigo. The defense will start at 12:00pm.

17/02/2016

Defense of the PhD Thesis of Leonardo Scarabelli

The PhD Thesis of Leonardo Scarabelli entitled "Synthesis and Self-Assembly of Anisotropic Plasmonic Nanoparticles" will be defended on Thursday, 25th February at Universidad de Vigo. The defense will start at 12:00pm.

17/02/2016

Defense of the PhD Thesis of Ana Belén Serrano

Ana Belén Serrano will defend her PhD thesis entitled "Gold Nanostars: Synthesis, Stabilization and Applications as Surface-enhanced Raman Scattering Tags" on Thursday 25th February, at Universidad de Vigo. The defense will start at 10:00am.

10/02/2016

Luis Liz-Marzán, Wolfang Parak and Maurizio Prato were recently named to Thomson Reuters' Highly Cited Researchers (HCR) 2015 list.

Luis Liz-Marzán, Wolfang Parak and Maurizio Prato were recently named to Thomson Reuters' Highly Cited Researchers (HCR) 2015 list.

01/02/2016

ERC Proof-of-Concept (ERC-PoC) grant for Prof. Luis Liz Marzan

Prof. Luis Liz Marzan (Scientific director, CIC biomaGUNE) was awarded a Proof of Concept grant from the EU. The Proof of Concept funding helps ERC grant holders bridge the gap between their research and the earliest stage of a marketable innovation

12/01/2016

04/02/2016 INFO-DAY on "Future and Emerging Technologies (FET), " in Horizon 2020

The Info-Day (04/02/2016) on Future and Emerging Technologies organized by CIC biomaGUNE and Ikerbasque will count with the participation of the FET National Contact Point. Participation is free of charge subject to registration to fet@ikerbasque.net before the 21st of January 2016.    

07/01/2016

Dr. Aitziber L. Cortajarena, Ikerbasque Research Professor, joins CIC biomaGUNE as group leader of the Biomolecular Nanotechnology Group

Dr. Aitziber L. Cortajarena earned her Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the Universidad del País Vasco in 2002 working with Dr. Helena Ostolaza and Dr. Félix M. Goñi. Then, she joined the group of Dr. Lynne Regan at Yale University, USA, as a Postdoctoral Fellow. She worked on protein design, structure, and function. In 2006, she was Visiting Scientist at the Weizmann Institute, Israel, with Dr. Gilad Haran working on s

10/12/2015

Fernando López Gallego, investigador Ikerbasque Fellow en CIC biomaGUNE, habla de su investigación en CIC Network

https://youtu.be/Dg34PIUq8cg

01/12/2015

CIC biomaGUNE incorpora a Maurizio Prato, uno de los mayores expertos del mundo en grafeno y nanotubos de carbono

27/11/2015

Markel Olano, Head of the Gipuzkoa Government and Ainhoa Aizpurua, Deputy of Economic Development, Rural and Territorial Balance, visit CIC biomaGUNE

During the visit, CIC biomaGUNE's general director, José M Mato, and the Centre's Scientific Director, Luis Liz Marzán, led a tour of the Centre and Molecular Imaging F

09/11/2015

CIC biomaGUNE organizes the first International Workshop in Molecular Imaging in San Sebastian (November 10-12).

The three day event covers fundamentals, state-of-the-art technological aspects and the most recent advances in the broad field of preclinical and clinical molecular imaging.

23/10/2015

CIC biomaGUNE y CNIC unen sus fuerzas para convertirse en una referencia internacional en imagen biomédica

22/10/2015

Defense of the PhD Thesis of Kiran Babu Gona

Kiran Babu Gona will defend his PhD thesis entitled "Exploring new labelling strategies for boronated compounds: towards fast development and efficient assessment of BNCT drug candidates" on Wednesday 28th October of 2015, at "Auditorio Edificio Carlos Santa Maria" (UPV-EHU, Donostia). The defense will start at 11:00am

19/10/2015

Biomagune organiza el primer taller sobre biomateriales para jóvenes investigadores

El 1st Young Researchers Workshop on Biomaterials and Bioaplications (bioMAPP 15), que se celebrará los días de 19 y 20 en la sede del centro en el Parque Tecnológico de Donostia, nace con la misión de facilitar a doctorandos y jóvenes investigadores la posibilidad de defender sus proyectos a través de charlas e intervenciones orales.

09/10/2015

Abraham Martín and Mónica Carril co-founded the young Spanish Molecular Imaging Network

Abraham Martín and Mónica Carril, researchers of CIC biomaGUNE together with five Spanish researchers in the field of molecular imaging have co-founded the young Spanish Molecular Imaging Network (ySMIN) as young group of the European Society for Molecular Imaging (ESMI). ySMIN is a pioneering molecular imaging community in Spain that aims to create the formation of a network of young scientists working in the fie

02/10/2015

Luis Liz Marzán, premio Jaime I de Investigación Básica 2015

El investigador Ikerbasque y director científico del centro de investigación cooperativa en biomateriales Biomagune, Luis Liz Marzán, ha recibido hoy de manos del rey Felipe VI el

02/10/2015

Entrevista a Luis Liz Marzan en Onda Vasca

29/09/2015

Defense of the PhD Thesis of Beatriz Macarena Cobaleda

Beatriz Macarena Cobaleda will defend her PhD thesis entitled "Modular Multimodal Iron Oxide-Based Nanocarriers for Image-Guided dsRNA Immunostimulation and Platinum Anticancer Drug Design" on Tuesday 20th October of 2015, at "Facultad de Químicas" (UPV-EHU). The defense will start at 11:00am

17/09/2015

CIC biomaGUNE’s International Scientific Advisory Board (ISAB) will visit CIC biomaGUNE between the 17th and 18th of September 2015 to review and evaluate the progress of the conducted research

The ISAB is composed of internationally distinguished scientists active in CIC biomaGUNE’s research fields. The Board is com

11/09/2015

Malou Henriksen-Lacey and Juan J. Giner-Casares tell us about their working relationship in the latest issue of Science.

"Working closely with scientists from different backgrounds and listening to their scientific views can deepen your understanding of other fields—and improve your own research".   Two postdoctoral researchers from CIC biomaGUNE, Malou Henriksen-Lacey a biologist with a background in immunology and Juan J. Giner-Casares a physical chemist with a background in nanomaterials, tell us about their

08/09/2015

Fabrizio Chiodo receives the Extraordinary Doctoral Award from the University of the Basque Country for theses presented during 2013.

Fabrizio carried out his thesis under the supervision of Dr. Marco Marradi and Prof. Soledad Penadés, with the title "GOLD GLYCONANOPARTICLES AS MULTIVALENT NANOCARRIERS FOR CARBOHYDRATE-ANTIGENS"

30/07/2015

Ana Sánchez Iglesias awarded for outstanding poster

The work entitled " A General Approach Toward Polymer-Coated Plasmonic Nanostructures", carried out by the BioNanoPlasmonics Laboratory and presented by Ana Sánchez Iglesias in the " XXXV Biannual Congress from the Spanish Royal Society of Chemistry, RSEQ 2015", has been awarded for outstanding poster by the specialized group Nanomatmol.

22/06/2015

Dr Pedro Ramos Cabrer has been awarded an Ikerbasque Professorship

Dr. Pedro Ramos Cabrer, who joined the Magnetic Resonance Imaging Laboratory in May 2014, has been awarded an Ikerbasque Research Professorship. His activity will be focused on the development of lipid-based biomimicking nanomaterials and their use in molecular imaging applications, with particular focus in the field of neurosciences. Dr. Ramos Cabrer graduated in 1994 in chemistry by the University of San

18/06/2015

CIC biomaGUNE animal facility receives the AAALAC Full Accreditation.

On the 18th of June 2015 CIC biomaGUNE received full accreditation from the Association for the Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International (AAALAC). The AAALAC full accreditation demonstrates CIC biomaGUNE’s determination and ability to provide and maintain a high quality programme of laboratory animal care and use throughout the R&D activity. CIC biomaGUNE is one of

09/06/2015

Sameer M. Joshi awarded for outstanding poster

The work entitled "Preparation of 13N-labelled polysubstituted triazoles via Huisgen cycloaddition", carried out by the Radiochemistry and Nuclear Imaging group in collaboration with the Radiochemistry Platform at CIC biomaGUNE, and presented by Sameer M. Joshi in the "21st International Symposium on Radiopharmaceutical Sciences, ISRS2015", has been awarded for outstanding poster.

18/05/2015

Luis Liz Marzán, nuevo Jefe de Grupo CIBER-BBN en CIC biomaGUNE

El doctor Luis Manuel Liz Marzán ha sido nombrado recientemente nuevo jefe de grupo del CIBER-BBN en el Laboratorio de Nanomateriales Biofuncionales del CIC-Biomagune - LNB-CICBIO , en sus

15/05/2015

A study of CIC biomaGUNE opens the possibility of designing a new generation of nanomaterials that act as probes able to better distinguish different types of cells

The study directed by Ralf Richter with the participation of Galina Dubacheva (Marie Curie Fellow) has been published in the prestigious Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS). The study opens the door to a better understanding of biological interactions and the development of more effective treatments for cancer and inflammatory processes as well as enhance the immu

07/05/2015

The scientific director of CIC biomaGUNE, Luis Liz-Marzán, elected member of the Royal Academy of Sciences

The Ikerbasque researcher and scientific director of CIC biomaGUNE, Luis M. Liz-Marzán, has been elected correspondent member of the Royal Academy of Exact, Physical and Natural Sciences of Spain. With this appointment, three researchers from the two research centers in biosciences in the Basque Country, CIC bioGUNE and CIC biomaGUNE, are now part of the Academy of Sciences. The General Director o

07/05/2015

CIC biomaGUNE participates at Pint of Science-Donostia 2015, an international science festival that brings science to pubs

Scientists from Donostia - San Sebastián will bring the science from the laboratories where the crowd is: bars, to share their research with the public across Donostia as they offer a "Pint of Science". Marek Grzelczak and Fernando López, two Ikerbasque researchers from CIC biomaGUNE, organize

30/04/2015

Defense of the PhD Thesis of Denis Rodriguez

Denis Rodriguez defended his Ph.D. thesis entitled " Nanoparticle Assembly for Fabrication of SERS Codes" on April 30, 2015 under the co-supervision of Prof. Luis M. Liz Marzán (CIC biomaGUNE) and Prof. Jorge Pérez Juste (UVIGO) . CONGRATULATION!

21/04/2015

Centros de investigación y empresas ‘bio' de Euskadi buscan estrechar lazos de colaboración

- Los centros de investigación CIC biomaGUNE y CIC bioGUNE y el cluster de empresas ‘bio', Basque Biocluster, organizan una jornada para impulsar ámbitos de oportunidad y de cooperación. - El acto tendrá lugar en la sede de CIC bioGUNE el próximo 21 de abril y contará con la presencia de la directora de Tecnología del Gobierno Vasco, Leyre Bilbao.   (Bilbao, ab

18/03/2015

Launch of the European Research, Development & Innovation Projects Unit - CIC biomaGUNE

Thanks to the support received from the State Secretariat for Research, Development and Innovation from the Spanish Ministry of Economy (in particular through the programme "Europa Redes y Gestores") CIC biomaGUNE will be able to strengthen its capabilities in both human and material resources to strengthen its internationalization through the participation in international projects mainly the Horizon 2020 program

12/03/2015

Kick-off meeting of the H2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research and Innovation Staff Exchanges (RISE) HYMADE coordinated by CIC biomaGUNE

The HYMADE consortium will meet the 12th and 13th of March at CIC biomaGUNE to officially launch the project. The project entitled Hybrid Drug Delivery Systems upon Mesoporous Materials, Self Assembled Therapeutics and Virosomes aims at developing controlled release systems based on porous materials, polymers and virus particles, and assess their possible application in the treatment for cancer and chronic

10/03/2015

CIC biomaGUNE participates at Imaginenano 2015, one of the largest European Events in Nanoscience & Nanotechnology

CIC biomaGUNE participates at Imaginenano 2015, one of the largest European Events in Nanoscience & Nanotechnology, which will be held in Bilbao from the 10th to 13th March 2015. http://www.imaginenano.com/GENERAL/index.php The event gathers 6 conferences covering alm

26/02/2015

Niels Reichardt, Principal Investigator of the Glycotechnology group interviewed at "La Mecanica del Caracol" from Eitb Radio (Basque Country’s Radio).

Niels Reichardt, Principal Investigator of the Glycotechnology group interviewed at "La Mecanica del Caracol" from Eitb Radio (Basque Country’s Radio). From minute 37:31 Niels Reichardt talks about the new Marie Skłodowska-Curie projects funded by the European and led by CIC biomaGUNE, which will serve to train new researchers in the fields of glycosciences, immunology and and the development of hybrid materials f

20/02/2015

High School Visit from Portugal (Penacova-Coimbra)

On February 20th 2015, a group of high-school students from Pecanova-Coimbra (Portugal) visited CIC biomaGUNE. This was an excellent opportunity to explain to the future generations the potentiality of radiochemistry and molecular imaging, while disseminating the work performed in the context of the Marie Curie ITN Radiomi project. 42 people, including professors and 16-18 years-old students, visited our f

16/02/2015

Europe entrusts CIC biomaGUNE with the leadership of "Marie Curie" projects to train new scientists

CIC biomaGUNE, is leading two "Marie Curie" projects, which are European training and professional development projects for researchers in highly scientific fields such as glycoscience, which studies carbohydrates, and the development of hybrid materials for controlled drug release. The centre is also taking part actively in another project linked to a molecule called TLR4. These European training and exch

12/02/2015

TV3 telethon funds Alzheimer's disease study by CIC bioGUNE and CIC biomaGUNE

CIC biomaGUNE and CIc bioGUNE are taking part in a scientific project that aims to find more therapies for Alzheimer's disease by studying the interaction of two proteins linked to this disorder. The project is led by Dr Gemma Arsequell, from the Institute of Advanced Chemistry of Catalonia.

09/02/2015

Official launch of the project funded by the 2013 edition of La Marató de TV3 in which the Radiochemistry Laboratory and the Molecular Imaging Plaform of CIC biomaGUNE are participating

The project entitled Rational screening program of stabilizer compounds of the transthyretin Aß-binding site as potential modulators of Alzheimer's' aims to advance the search for therapies for Alzheimer's disease, studying the interaction between protein transthyretin (TTR) and beta-amyloid (Aß) peptide at the computational and structural levels. The project, in which the the Radiochemistry Laboratory and

05/02/2015

First CIC biomaGUNE MSCA-Individual Fellowships in H2020 approved

The Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Individual Fellowships (IF), NANOBIOENER and PHELLINI have been invited to negotiation.

02/01/2015

First CIC biomaGUNE RISE project in H2020 starts

Official start of the first Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Research and Innovation Staff Exchanges (RISE) in Horizon 2020 where the following CIC biomaGUNE researchers participate: - HYMADE "Hybrid Drug Delivery Systems upon Mesoporous Materials, Self Assembled Therapeutics and Virosomes" Project coordinated by Sergio Moya, Laboratory of Soft Matter Nanotechnology, CIC biomaGUNE. The kick-o

01/01/2015

First CIC biomaGUNE ITN projects in H2020 start

Official start of the first Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Innovative Training Networks (ITN) in Horizon 2020 where the following CIC biomaGUNE researchers participate: - IMMUNOSHAPE "Selective Carbohydrate Immunomodulators targeting C-type Lectin Receptors on Antigen Presenting Cells" Project coordinated by Dr. Niels Reichardt, Laboratory of Glycotechnology, CIC biomaGUNE. The kick-off meeting will