On September 19-20, 2023, 8.00-16.00 Warsaw time at the laboratory no 15, we will have the opportunity to take part in the training on operation of the S2 PICOFOX transportable TXRF spectrometer for ultra-trace element analysis.
September 11, 2023 was the first day of the International Advisory Board (IAB) Meeting. Part of our team presented their performances, scientific excellence and other activities of the project. In the second part of the day the members of IAB visited the laboratories of the IPG PAS.
We would like to invite you to join the invited talk titled “A New Family of Nanoporous Nitride Materials for Energy and Environmental Applications,” to be presented by Prof. Ajayan Vinu who is currently working as a Global Innovation Chair Professor and Director of Global Innovative Center for Advanced Nanomaterials at the University of Newcastle.
The seminar will take place on September 8, 2023 (Friday) from 12:00 to 13:00 Warsaw time in the conference room of the Institute of Plant Genetics.
Please see the fourth edition of our newsletter issued on August 31, 2023.
On August 27-30, 2023 you can meet our team at the International Conference on Functional Nanomaterials and Nanodevices (NANOMAT). We invite you to visit our exhibition in Hotel Mercure Warszawa Grand.
NEW TEAM MEMBERS
We are excited to welcome the two new postdocs – Dr. Megha Saxena – postdoc in the NANOPLANT project and Dr. Sagar Biswas – postdoc in the SONATA 17 project. Wishing them all the success!
On August 16, 2023, we had a guest – Dr. Abirami Ramu Ganesh from nbio Norway. We had the opportunity to discuss potential collaboration in the blue-green sector for the development of nanofertilisers.
Another article entitled “Nano-structured hydrotrope-caged cytochrome c with boosted stability in harsh environments: a molecular insight” from the NANOPLANT Team just published in Green Chemistry. Congratulations to all the authors!
On Friday, August 11, 2023, 9.00-10.00 am Warsaw time, Dr. Dibyendu Mondal, the ERA Chair Holder in the Nanoplant Project will give an online seminar entitled, “Nanostructured Neoteric Solvents Assisted Sustainable Strategies for Improved Protein Packaging”. It is organized as part of the AFRICA-ai-JAPAN Project, an initiative between Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) Kenya and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). The Zoom link for joining is given below and the webinar will also be broadcasted via the YouTube channel.
To read more about the AFRICA-ai-JAPAN Project, please visit:
NEW TEAM MEMBER
We are pleased to welcome a new member of our team, Dr. Lakshmipathy Muthukrishnan. Wishing you successful career as Postdoc in the Nanoplant project.
MEETING WITH UFRACTION8
On July 19, 2023, the ERA Chair Holder, Innovation Broker, Project Coordinator and the Director of the IPG PAS had a brainstorming session with the representatives of the uFraction8 company, an SME working on microfluidics technology. Many areas of cooperation between NANOPLANT and this SME have been discussed.
On July 14, 2023, at 15.00 Warsaw time, the the NANOPLANT Team will organize a brainstorming session on the premisses of the Institute of Plant Genetics PAS. The aim of the meeting is scientific interaction.
NANOPLANT team will be participating in the International Conference on Functional Nanomaterials and Nanodevices (NANOMAT) 2023 scheduled for August 27-30, 2023 in Hotel Mercure Warszawa Grand.
NANOPLANT team will be hosting Prof. Qingshan Wei from the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, North Carolina State University USA, to deliver a talk entitled “Field Sensors for Plant Disease and Stress Monitoring,” on July 6, 2023, 14:30-15:30 Warsaw time, via ZOOM platform.
You can read the abstract and biography of the speaker.
Meeting ID: 979 2954 4666
NANOTECH POLAND 2023
The Department of Plant Nanotechnology will be participating in the “NanoTech Poland 2023”, an international conference which will be held from June, 14-16 2023, at the NanoBioMedical Centre (NBMC), an organizational unit of Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan (AMU), Poland.
NEW TEAM MEMBER
We are excited to welcome Joanna Dutkiewicz to the Nanoplant team. She will be the Innovation Specialist/Broker of the project.
WORKSHOP FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
On May 12, 2023, at 12.00 am Warsaw time, the department will conduct a workshop for high school students as part of NANOPLANT knowledge dissemination programme.
WORKSHOP FOR PRIMARY SCHOOL PUPILS
On April 28, 2023 (Friday) at 09:00 Warsaw time, a team of primary school pupils from a local primary school in Poznań Poland will visit the IPG PAS with an aim to particularly learn about nanotechnology and institute’s activities.
On April 24-28, 2023, the 9th Congress On Ionic Liquids (COIL9) will be held in Lyon, France. On April 27, Dr. Mónia Martins will deliver her presentation entitled: “Studies on the
controlled release of metal ions from nanomaterials using ionic liquids for agricultural applications”.
We are pleased to present our new results on protein packaging published in “Chemical Communications” journal. Congratulations to all the authors!
Please see the latest edition of our newsletter issued on February 28, 2023.
We invite you all to a talk on February 21, 2023 at 11.00 am Warsaw time to be delivered by Prof. Arup Ghosh from CSIR-Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, Bhavnagar, India, entitled “Sustainability in agriculture attained through seaweed based biostimulants” via ZOOM.
To learn about the talk, refer the abstract and a short biography of our speaker.
Meeting ID: 889 4316 5478
We are all invited to a talk on January 27, 2023 at 10.30 am Warsaw time to be delivered by Prof. Pushpito K. Ghosh entitled “Studies of Innovations in Chemical Technology Centred around Sustainability and Value Creation” via ZOOM.
Please read the abstract and a short biography of our speaker.
Link: to this event:
Meeting ID: 892 3538 5592
2023 starts with new publication for NANOPLANT. Congratulations to all the authors!
You are all invited to a lecture on December 16, 2022 at 9.00 am Warsaw time by Dr. Meena Bisht entitled “Improving the activity and stability of proteins/enzymes in presence of neoteric solvents for facile biocatalysis” via ZOOM.
Please join the seminar via the following link:
Meeting ID: 872 2434 0115
You are all invited to a lecture on December 8, 2022 at 9.00 am Warsaw time by Dr. Leonard Kiirika, entitled “Nanotechnology scope and application in plants – Part II” via ZOOM.
Join us via the following zoom link:
We are pleased that within the scope of NANOPLANT project, a memorandum of understanding has been signed in between the Centre for Nano & Material Sciences, JAIN Deemed-to-be University and the Institute of Plant Genetics PAS. This will offer collaborative research in the field of Plant Nanotechnology and an exchange of scientific expertise.
We all invited to a training on December 7, 2022, 9.00-11.30 am Warsaw time on operation and use of circular dichroism (CD) spectrophotometer by a representative from ABL&E-Jasco Polska Company.
You are all invited to a lecture on November 29, 2022, 9.0 am Warsaw time by Dr. Leonard Kiirika, a Senior Researcher within the department. The title of the lecture is “Nanotechnology scope and application in plants – Part I” via ZOOM. It is organized as part of the Institute of Plant Genetics PAS scientific seminars.
You are all invited to a lecture on November 17, 2022 by Dr. Dibyendu Mondal, the ERA Chair holder with the department. The title of the lecture is “Nanomaterials: synthesis and task-specific applications” via ZOOM. It is organized as part of the Institute of Plant Genetics PAS scientific seminars.
2ND IAB MEETING
The NANOPLANT project second review meeting is scheduled for November 15, 2022 via ZOOM.
On September 26-30, 2022, the 3rd Conference of Advances in Green Chemistry – AGChem 2022 will take place in Poznan Science and Technology Park.
On September 22-23, 2022 the first IAB 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.
Three postdoctoral positions in plant science are available at the Institute of Plant Genetics PAS. If you like to join an excellent international team, please feel free to send your application.
Newsletter No 2 is published. Stay tuned for our future updates.
On July 13, 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 Mickiewicz University.
We cordially encourage you to participate in this event.
On July 8, 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.
On July 7, 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.
On June 30, 2022 the members of NANOPLANT team will go to the Baltic Sea to collect algae samples.
A three year Post Doc position is available at the department of plant nanotechnology at the Institute of Plant Genetics of the Polish Academy of Sciences.
We encourage you to get acquainted with our research and training offer for students.
On May 13, 2022 the ERA Chair of NANOPLANT Project 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”.
NEW TEAM MEMBERS
We are pleased to welcome 2 new members of our team, Leonard Kiirika – Senior Researcher and Natalia Krówczyńska – Lab Manager. Wishing you successful career in the Nanoplant project.
On May 3, 2022 the ERA Chair of NANOPLANT Project 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”.
The ERA Chair of NANOPLANT Project Dr Dibyendu Mondal will give a talk entitled, “Strategies for enhanced protein nano-engineering with improved stability and activity”, during 4th edition of the World Nanotechnology Conference to be held on April, 25-27, 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.
Don’t miss our seminar on April 13, 2022, which will be held in the conference room. Join us and see how to prepare samples for an electron microscopy analysis.
On March 21, 2022 an online seminar will be led by Dr Kyeong-Hwan Lee which covered the topic on “The New Agriculture Paradigm in Korea, Digital Agriculture”. Members of the IPG PAS will participate remotely via ZOOM platform.
Newsletter No 1 is published!
If you’re looking for a good piece of scientific knowledge, we have something you may like.
We are waiting for you tomorrow, January 21, 2022 at 11.00 am at the laboratory no 11. We will have the opportunity to see how the particle size analyzer works.
Please remember to wear your mask!
We have just published in ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. Congratulations to the authors!
The Institute of Plant Genetics of the Polish Academy of Sciences (IPG PAS) is looking to hire an ERA Chair Holder to establish and lead an interdisciplinary and international research team at the IPG PAS in the area of nanotechnology in the framework of Horizon 2020 ERA Chair project GA 856961) funded by the EU.
ERA Chair holder – Head of the Department of Plant Nanotechnology job with Institute of Plant Genetics, Polish Academy of Sciences | 513244 (sciencecareers.org)
3 Postdocs and 1 Senior Researcher positions available!