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New group member – Paulina

Welcome to the newest member of the group, Paulina Jeleń. Paulina studied nanostructure engineering at University of Warsaw. This is a interdisciplinary field divided between the physics and the chemistry departments. She wrote her master thesis at the chemistry department, but graduated as a physicist. She has joined the group […]

Mentioned in INTREPID newsletter

Alex, who visited us in July, wrote about his visit in the INTREPID Forensics newsletter. He seems to have had a good time here, I just hope he wasn’t too disappointed with the Maria Skłodowska-Curie museum, which is a bit underwhelming. We are looking forwards to Alex’s next visit some […]

The best of the best – Springer Theses

Emilia’s Ph.D. thesis entitled “Analysis of Samples of Clinical and Alimentary Interest with Paperbased Devices“ was just awarded with the Springer thesis prize and will be published in their book series Springer Theses – the “best of the best”, recognizing outstanding Ph.D. research that “must represent a significant scientific advance”. Normally, editors […]

Best paper from 2014

Every year our institute awards the “best paper” published during the previous year. Six papers are awarded: A winner, a runner-up, a third place and three mentions. This year the paper “Antibody modified gold nanoparticles for fast and selective, colorimetric T7 bacteriophage detection” (Bioconjugate Chem. 25, 644-648 (2014)) was one […]

Alex visits from Leicester

Alex Smyth from University of Leicester has been visiting Warsaw for a few days to discuss what he will be doing during his further secondment to our group. Alex is a PhD student in the Intrepid Forensics project and his original research plans involved fingerprints and electrowetting, but now only […]

ETIUDA – stipend

Congratulations to Dawid who was awarded one of Etiuda stipends from the National Science Centre with a project with the very general title “Badanie procesu transferu jonów na granicy ciecz|ciecz w warunkach mikroprzepływowych” (“Investigation of ion transfer at the liquid|liquid interface under microfluidic conditions”). The stipend will allow Dawid to […]

ECHEMS 2015

Martin just came home after visiting the 15th ECHEMS meeting organised by Prof. Gunther Wittstock and Prof. Mehtap Özaslan from the University of Oldenburg. The conference took place in the old spa-resort Bad Zwischenahn just outside Oldenburg. The conference was very well organised and the general scientific standard of the […]