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New CNBP student at Macquarie

Sameera2web1 September 2015:

We welcome CNBP’s newest PhD candidate to Macquarie University, Sameera Iqbal.

Sameera, supervised by CNBP Chief Investigator Nicolle Packer, is working on finding a selective bioactive-peptide that will bind to Polysialic Acid, for use in imaging in the brain. Her PhD is titled, “Imaging Polysialic Acid Using Selective Bioactive-Peptides.”

She completed a Bachelor of Biochemistry and Biotechnology from North South University in Dhaka Bangladesh in the year 2012. Then undertook a Master of Research degree in Chemistry and Biomolecular Science at Macquarie University. Here she gained expertise in the field of stem cell research, specifically trying to evaluate the effect of labeling stem cells with nanoparticles.

Welcome to the CNBP team Sameera!

 

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Invited Talk at International Nanomedicine Conference

Andrew Care Low Res Edit 01726-8 July 2015:

Dr Andrew Care has been invited to give a talk at the 6th International Nanomedicine Conference, to be held in Sydney July 6 -8 2015.

He will give an oral presentation titled: ‘Building a platform technology for the self-assembly of functional upconversion nanoparticles.’A. Care, A. Sunna and N. Packer

Organised by the Australian Centre for NanoMedicine and the ARC Centre of Excellence in Convergent Bio-Nano Science and Technology.

Additional conference information available here – http://www.oznanomed.org/