NanoBioMedicine: Current technology, challenges and future guidelines
Sala Eduard Fontsere, Facultat de Fisica, UB 2018-01-11 15:00:00
CODIRECTOR OF THE INSTITUTE OF NANOTECHNOLOGY, UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
Nanotechnology is a new and exciting field that has the potential to transform the way medical and health solutions are being developed. In the Department of Physics, my group investigates new techniques and materials at a nanometric scale. In the Department of Zoology, my group applies this knowledge directly to know the most relevant biology on a single molecule scale and then use science and technology to solve the most urgent medical problems of the 21st century. During the talk, I will focus on describing the field of nanotechnology, current applications and the potential of future applications. I will also explain the latest basic research projects and medical applications that we are developing.
Bio: The group of Sonia Trigueros focuses on the design of the new system of distribution of genes and drugs to specific cells. It is also developing new nanomedicines to address the problem of resistance to bacterial antibiotics. She is a doctor in molecular biology for the IBMB-CSIC and the University of Barcelona. After his postdoctoral research scholarships at Harvard and Oxford Universities, Trigueros was visiting research at various academic institutions, including NIH-Washington and the University of Havana. He is currently an associate researcher at the Department of Zoology and the Department of Physics and co-director of the Oxford Institute of Martin NanoMedicina at the University of Oxford.