Events

Invited talk by Dr. Pushpito K. Ghosh

We encourage you to take part in the invited talk organized in the framework of the EU funded NANOPLANT project (GA 856961), which will be delivered by Dr. Pushpito K. Ghosh (former Distinguished Professor, Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai and Director, CSIR-Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, Bhavnagar, India), entitled “Studies of Innovations in Chemical Technology Centred around Sustainability and Value Creation”.

The event will be held on 27th January 2023 (Friday) 10.30-12.00 (Warsaw time) via ZOOM platform.

Please get acquainted with the abstract of the talk and short biography of our speaker.

ZOOM link to this event:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89235385592?pwd=ZjNvQ2ZvUjRUT3hLOWNKN2NubXAxZz09
Meeting ID: 892 3538 5592
Passcode: 749970

Lecture: Improving the activity and stability of proteins/enzymes in presence of neoteric solvents for facile biocatalysis

We would like to invite you to the lecture entitled “Improving the activity and stability of proteins/enzymes in presence of neoteric solvents for facile biocatalysis”, organized as part of the Institute of Plant Genetics PAS scientific seminars. It will take place on 16th December 2022 at 9.00 a.m. (Warsaw). 
The lecture  will be given by Dr. Meena Bisht.

Join us via the following zoom link:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87224340115?pwd=OThraVV4Vld6VmlDL25VY0RkcnI5UT09

 

Lecture: Nanotechnology scope and application in plants (2)

As part of the EU funded NANOPLANT project (GA 856961) lecture series for PhD students, the third part under the title “Nanotechnology scope and application in plants” will take place on 8th December 2022 at 9.00 a.m. (Warsaw). The lecture will be given by Dr. Leonard Kiirika (Senior Researcher, NANOPLANT) and it will briefly cover: (i) mechanisms during plant-nanomaterials-microbe interactions; (ii) methods in nano-biotechnology (iii) practical session in plant nanotechnology laboratory.
Join us via the following zoom link:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81502943680?pwd=b1dnaXB2aHBOUVptanE1Qmc2RU01Zz09
 

Training: operation and use of spectrophotometer

We invite you to take part in a training program in the field of operation and use of circular dichroism (CD) spectrophotometer, which will be conducted on 7th December 2022, 9.00-11.30 a.m. A representative of ABL&E-Jasco Polska Company will demonstrate the device at NANOPLANT lab, IPG PAS..

Lecture: Nanotechnology scope and application in plants

As part of the NANOPLANT lecture series for PhD students, the second talk under the title “Nanotechnology scope and application in plants” is slated for 29th November 2022, 9.0 a.m. The lecture will be given by Dr. Leonard Kiirika (Senior Researcher, NANOPLANT). It will briefly cover (i) application of nanotechnology for improvement of horticultural crops; (ii) uptake and translocation of nanomaterials during plant growth; (iii) mechanisms underlying the plant-nanomaterials interactions and (iv) utilization of nano-based probes for plant monitoring.
Join us via the following zoom link:
“Improving the activity and stability of proteins/enzymes in presence of neoteric solvents for facile biocatalysis.”

Nanomaterials: synthesis and task-specific applications

On 17th November 2022 the first lecture for PhD students will be given by Dr. Dibyendu Mondal, ERA Chair holder, NANOPLANT. Presentations on plant nanotechnology will be also made by other team memebers in the near future.

Second project review meeting

On 15th November 2022 the second project review meeting will be held via ZOOM. We hope it will be successful for NANOPLANT.

International Advisory Board meeting

On September 22-23, 2022 the meeting will be held at the IPG PAS in a hybrid mode. All NANOPLANT team members will attend (in person or virtually). Prof. Eva Cellarova (Pavol Jozef Safarik University in Kosice) will also visit our laboratories and facilities.

Seminar: Analysis of nanoparticles in plants

On 13th July 2022 in the conference room of IPG PAS a seminar entitled “Analysis of nanoparticles in plants” will be led by Dr Adam Sajnóg from the Adam Mickieiwcz University.
We cordially encourage you to participate in this event.

Presentation: Application of spectrometer in nanotechnology

On 8th July 2022 a representative of LABSOFT Company will give a talk and demonstrate the use of spectrometer in nanotechnology, especially in plant science. All of you interested in an elemental analysis are welcomed in the conference room of the IPG PAS at 10.30 a.m.

Workshop: Introduction to Nanoplant

On 7th July 2022 the Department of Plant Nanotechnology will host a workshop as a way of introduction to NANOPLANT in the conference room of the IPG PAS. All who wish to participate will learn more about the structure of the department, ongoing research projects. There will also be a chance to visit our laboratory and greenhouse facilities.

For those of you that are interested, please let us know by filling in the form:
 
Additionally, we would like to inform that Nanoplant is available to host short term research training for interested students. We will explain more during the introduction session, or you can contact us through nanoplant@igr.poznan.pl.
 

Research trip to the Baltic Sea for seaweed collection

On 30th June 2022 the members of NANOPLANT team will go to the Baltic Sea to collect algae samples. 

Lecture at the Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan (Poland)

On 13th May 2022 the Era Chair Dr Dibyendu Mondal will give a talk at the Adam Mickiewicz Univeristy entitled: “Designing protein nano-construct: An alternative strategy to improve stability and activity against environmental stress”. 

Research visit to Aveiro, Portugal

On 3rd May 2022 the Era Chair Dr Dibyendu Mondal will represent the Department of Plant Nanotechnology, IPG PAS during his visit to the University of Aveiro in Portugal. Dr Mondal was invited to give a talk entitled: “A Journey from Chemical Science to NANOPLANT: The Learning Curve”

4th Edition of World Nanotechnology Conference

The ERA Chair of NANOPLANT Project Dr Dibyendu Mondal will give a talk during World Nanotechnology Conference to be held on 25th – 27th April 2022. This will be a great opportunity to take part in a forum where scientists from all over the world discuss and exchange their latest research effects in the field of nanotechnology.

Seminar: Electron microscopy

On 13th April 2022 we invite you to participate in a seminar which will be held in the conference room of the IPG PAS. The meeting will be led by Mr Lukasz Remez from the PIK Instruments company. You could get acquainted with modern solutions in the field of preparation of microscopic samples.

Lecture by Dr. Kyeong-Hwan Lee

On 21st of March 2022  at 10.00 a.m. Dr. Kyeong-Hwan Lee will give a lecture entitled: “The New Agriculture Paradigm in Korea, Digital Agriculture”. Please join us via ZOOM.

Particle size analyzer workshop

On 21st January 2022 we invite you to take part in a demonstration of a particle size analyzer. The event will be held in the laboratory no 11 at 10.00 a.m.
Please remember to wear your mask!