31 October 2014: The Adelaide Review
CNBP Chief Investigator Prof Tanya Monro was profiled in the Adelaide Review “The measure of Monro” in a frank discussion about: her upcoming role as DVCR of UniSA, teh ongoing challenge to capture the minds of young scientists and the importance of amazing teachers.
31 October 2014: Welcome Dr Leiterer.
Dr Christian Leiterer from the Institute for Photonic Technology in Jena Germany (IPHT) has been funded to undertake a 12 month German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) research fellowship in 2014.
His research will focus on the development of a microfluidic device for the separation of non-polar biomarkers.
October 2014: Other research by CNBP researchers
CNBP Researcher Dr Georgios Tsiminis and Chief Investigator A/Prof Dayong Jin (pictured in this blog) are profiled on pages 24 and 25 of the ARC annual report.
Find out more about their non-CNBP research here
20 October 2014: FIGJAM award
Professor Hutchinson was awarded the coveted University of Adelaide “Fig Jam Award” from first year science coordinator Dr Velta Vingelis for a recent lecture to undergraduate students. In the words of Dr Vingelis: I also know for a fact that kids were all amazed and that many will be emailing you, stalking you, in general harrassing you for the opprtunity to work/volunteer in your laboratory. You left an indelible impression on the students and myself.
17 October 2014: Robinson Institute Seminar
CNBP Chief Investigator Prof Andrew Abell delivered a seminar to the Robinson’s Institute at the University of Adelaide entitled ‘A chemists approach to solving problems in biology’
October 16 – Invited Talk
Dr Brant Gibson presented on the topic Nanodiamond for BioPhotonic and Hybrid-Photonic applications SISRF Workshop – Bio21 Institution at the University of Melbourne
15 October 2014: Information showcase for 3rd year students
CNBP researchers Dr Georgios Tsiminis and AI Sharaam Afshar joined other University of Adelaide physicists to talk to third year Physics students about postgraduate opportunities.
13 October 2014: Time Gated Luminescence
Practical Implementation, Characterization and Applications of a Multi-Colour Time-Gated Luminescence Microscope
Authors: Lixin Zhang, Xianlin Zheng, Wei Deng, Yiqing Lu, Severine Lechevallier, Zhiqiang Ye, Ewa M. Goldys, Judith M. Dawes, James A. Piper, Jingli Yuan, Marc Verelst & Dayong Jin
For the article see: Scientific Reports 4,: 6597
October 2014: 1- year fellowship
Dr Kai Zhang from Jilin University has been funded by the CSC to undertake a 1 year Fellowship with Goldys. Dr Zhang has been working with Professor Bai Yang (U. Jilin), a leading expert at the interface of nanotechnology and chemistry.
3 October 2014: Invited Talk at RACI Division of Interfaces, Colloids and Nanomaterials symposium
“Nanochemistry for Life” is a series of one day symposia. They are an opportunity to network with researchers in this field and for chemistry students to learn about current challenges and meet potential supervisors and colleagues. Our speakers will include leading early career researchers.