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Seminar: Analysis of nanoparticles in plants

NANOPLANT seminar hosted by the Department of Plant Nanotechnology in the conference room at the IPG PAS led by Dr Adam Sajnóg (photo courtesy of M.G., IPG PAS).

On 13th July 2022 a seminar entitled: “Analysis of nanoparticles in plants” was held at the Department of Plant Nanotechnology. The attendants other than the departmental staff included members of the IPG PAS and students on internship who were informed of the techniques and state-of-the art equipment essential for nanoparticles analysis.

Presentation: Application of spectrometer in nanotechnology

Memebers of the Department of Plant Nanotechnology follow up a talk on the application of spectometer in the conference room at the IPG PAS led by a representative of LABSOFT company, Poland (photo courtesy of M.G., IPG PAS).

On 8th July 2022 a representative of LABSOFT Company gave a talk and demonstrated the use of spectrometer in nanotechnology and especially in plant science. The event was attended by all who were interested in elemental analysis and especially scientists at the IPG PAS.

Workshop: Introduction to NANOPLANT

Members of the Department of Plant Nanotechnology and students during the workshop on introduction to NANOPLANT (photo courtesy of M.G., IPG PAS).

On 7th July 2022 the Department of Plant Nanotechnology hosted a workshop as a way of introduction to NANOPLANT in the Seminar room of the IPG PAS. All who participated had a chance to learn more about the structure of the department, ongoing research projects, and laboratory and greenhouse facilities accessible for enabling research accomplishments.

Research trip to the Baltic Sea for seaweed collection

Members of the NANOPLANT Team pose for a photo after two days of collecting seaweed pushed at the coastline by the water tides (photo courtesy of M.G., IPG PAS).

Seaweed algae species collected at the Baltic sea coast (photo courtesy of M.G., IPG PAS).

On 30th June 2022 the members of the Department of Plant Nanotechnology NANOPLANT conducted fieldwork at the Baltic Sea to collect seaweed samples for extraction of nanoparticles. Different species of algae were collected which are now subject of research at the department.

Research project: "NanoBioCat"

NanoBioCat scheme (picture courtesy of D.M., IPG PAS).

On 23rd May 2022 Dr Dibyendu Mondal was awarded a research project by the National Science Centre (NCN): “NanoBioCat: Developing biopolymer-based and protein friendly ionic liquids assisted enzyme nano-constructs with improved efficacy for tandem biocatalysis under multiple stresses”.

 

Lecture at the Adam Mickiewicz University

Dr Dibyendu Mondal giving a lecture at the Adam Mickiewicz Univeristy (photo courtesy of M.G., IPG PAS).

On 13th May 2022, the Era Chair Dr Dibyendu Mondal representing the Department of Plant Nanotechnology, IPG PAS visited the Adam Mickiewicz University where he gave a talk entitled: “Designing protein nano-construct: An alternative strategy to improve stability and activity against environmental stress”. The meeting was attended by different members of the department, technical and students.

Research visit to Aveiro, Portugal

Members of the University of Aveiro in Portugal participate in a talk by Dr. Dibyendu of the Department of Plant Nanotechnology of the IPG PAS Poland (photo courtesy of D.M., IPG PAS).

On 3rd May 2022 the Era Chair Dr Dibyendu Mondal representing the Department of Plant Nanotechnology, IPG PAS visited the University of Aveiro in Portugal where he gave a talk entitled: “A Journey from Chemical Science to NANOPLANT: The Learning Curve”. 
The meeting was attended by different members of the department, technical and students.

4th Edition of World Nanotechnology Conference

The ERA Chair of NANOPLANT Project Dr Dibyendu Mondal gave a talk during World Nanotechnology Conference held on 25th – 27th April 2022 – a forum where scientists from all over the world can discuss and exchange their latest research effects in the field of nanotechnology.

Seminar: Electron microscopy

(photo courtesy of M.G., IPG PAS).

(photo courtesy of M.G., IPG PAS).

On 13th April 2022 a seminar was conducted in the conference room of the IPG PAS led by Mr Lukasz Remez that highlighted sample preparation for an electron microscopy analysis. Knowledge on different instruments as demonstrated from the PIK company will present modern solutions in the field of preparation of microscopic samples.

Seminar by Dr Kyeong-Hwan Lee

Dr Kyeong-Hwan Lee (photo courtesy of IPG PAS).

On 21st  March 2022 an online seminar led by Dr Kyeong-Hwan Lee was conducted which covered the topic on The New Agriculture  Paradigm in Korea, Digital Agriculture. Memebers of the IPG PAS participated remotely via ZOOM platform.