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.
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.
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.
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.
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”.
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.
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.
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.