Gold and graphene based platform

30 December 2015: Guozhen Liu, CNBP Research Fellow, is first author on the paper “Nanocomposites of gold nanoparticles and graphene oxide towards an stable label-free electrochemical immunosensor for detection of cardiac marker troponin-I.” Co-author of the paper is CNBP Deputy Director Ewa Goldys. The paper, published in the journal ‘Analytica Chimica Acta’ has been awarded […]

New sensor to aid IVF

17 December 2015: CNBP researcher Malcolm Purdey is lead author on a new paper published in the Journal Sensors. The paper reports the first single optical fibre tip probe for concurrent detection of both hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) concentration and pH of a solution. The paper is titled “A Dual Sensor for pH and Hydrogen Peroxide […]

Future Fellowship awarded

16 December 2015: Congratulations to CNBP Research Fellow Dr Alfonso Garcia-Bennett, who today was awarded $674,352.00 under the ARC Future Fellowships scheme for 2016. The Fellowship which provides funding for four years, will allow Alfonso to develop his research in determining how the intrinsic physico-chemical properties of nanoparticles translate into extrinsic biological properties through their interaction with physiological […]

Recognition for CNBP Advisory Board Member

15 December 2015: Prof Calum Drummond, RMIT Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research and Innovation and Vice-President and CNBP Advisory Board Member, has been awarded the HG Smith Memorial Medal from the Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI) for his ability to fundamentally advance a field of research in chemical science, as evidenced by 10 years of publications. The annual […]

Drawing tubular fibres

15 December 2015: CNBP researchers A/Prof Heike Ebendorff-Heidepriem and Dr Herbert Foo feature in this latest paper published in Optical Materials Express – ‘Drawing tubular fibres: experiments versus mathematical modelling.’ Abstract –  A series of six experiments drawing tubular fibres are compared to some recent mathematical modelling of this fabrication process. The importance of fibre […]

CNBP welcomes politicians

11 December 2015: CNBP was pleased to welcome The Hon Christopher Pyne MP (Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science), The Hon Karen Andrews MP (Assistant Minister for Science) and Senator The Hon Simon Birmingham (Minister for Education and Training) at the University of Adelaide today, discussing the Federal Government’s new National and Innovation Science Agenda. […]

Electronic transport in Si:P δ-doped wires

11 December 2015: ‘Electronic transport in Si:P δ-doped wires’ is the latest paper by CNBP Research Fellow Dr Daniel Drumm, published in the journal Physical Review B. Abstract – Despite the importance of Si:P δ-doped wires for modern nanoelectronics, there are currently no computational models of electron transport in these devices. In this paper we present a […]

Coverage: Barbara Kidman Fellowships

10 December 2015: University of Adelaide and CNBP researchers Dr Sabrina Heng and Dr Melanie McDowall are recipients of the Barbara Kidman Women’s Fellowship for 2016. The Fellowship supports  female academics in enhancing and promoting their career, following time out of the workplace due to carer’s or family leave. The Fellowship is for 12 months and can […]

Life membership of AOS

8 December 2015: Prof Jim Piper, CNBP Macquarie University Node Leader has been awarded Honorary Life Membership of the Australian Optical Society (AOS) following the organisation’s annual general meeting, held in 2015. The award recognizes Jim’s contribution to the society over many years. His signature was on the Memorandum of Association that established the AOS as […]

Order of merit!

4 December 2015: CNBP’s Sabrina Heng has been awarded the Dean’s Order of Merit for the Edith Dornwell Medal for 2015. The award recognises research excellence by a female Early Career Researcher (ECR) within the Science Faculty of the University of Adelaide. Sabrina’s work on developing optical fiber-based, regenerable sensors for metal ions in biology, […]

MCP award from the Society for Glycobiology

2 December 2015: Nicki Packer, CNBP Chief Investigator, has been awarded the 2015 Molecular and Cellular Proteomics award by the Society for Glycobiology. The award, sponsored at the annual SfG conference by the American Society for Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (ASBMB) since 2013, is given to an individual whose accomplishments best represent the ideals of the research […]

Piotr Wargocki back at Macquarie University

25 November 2015: CNBP welcomes back Piotr Wargocki who will be undertaking his PhD study as a Centre student at Macquarie University research node. Piotr previously graduated from the Politechnika Wrocławska (Technical University of Wroclaw), Department of Electronics, Faculty of Signal Processing. Following that he took on a second Masters course in the field of Biomedical Engineering […]

Coverage: MQ and Regeneus agreement

24 November 2015: Professor Ewa Goldys, Deputy Director from the Centre for Nanoscale BioPhotonics was interviewed by The Australian and CH 10 News regarding a new collaboration agreement between Macquarie University and regenerative medicine company Regeneus. The agreement is based on further developing and commercialising CNBP cell selection technology. http://tenplay.com.au/news/national/2015/11/24/new-futuristic-treatment

New agreement to open the door to next generation cell therapies

24 November 2015: A new collaboration agreement has been announced today by Macquarie University and clinical-stage regenerative medicine company Regeneus Ltd, to commercialise a breakthrough cell selection technology that for the first time allows high potency secreting stem cells to be identified and selected for the manufacture of next generation cell therapies. The technology was […]

A new chelate for sensitive time-gated immunodetection

23 November 2015: CNBP researcher Nima Sayyadi is first author on a recently published paper titled, ‘A novel biocompatible europium chelate for sensitive time-gated immunodetection.’ The paper was published in the journal Chemical Communications. Abstract: We describe the synthesis of a novel hydrophilic derivative of a tetradentate β-diketone europium chelate that was used to prepare an […]

Tanya Monro at TEDx Adelaide 2015

21 November 2015: CNBP Advocate and Chief Investigator, Prof Tanya Monro, was one of a select group of speakers presenting at the Adelaide TEDx event for 2015. Tanya’s talk – on the intriguing topics of beauty and science – captured the imagination of a packed Adelaide Town Hall with discussion points including, “Physics is really about […]

New PhD student at Macquarie

18 November 2015: CNBP’s Macquarie University research node welcomes its latest PhD student Yan (Victoria) Wang. Victoria arrives from China with support from the China Scholarship Council (CSC) and Macquarie University. She gained her Masters degree  from the China Agricultural University. Professor James Piper (CNBP MQ Node Director) and Doctor Yiqing Lu (CNBP Research Fellow) will supervise […]

CNBP visits Belmont High School

13 November 2015: CNBP researchers Andy Greentree, Denitza Denkova and Lindsay Parker took their science to the students on Friday Nov 13th, visiting Belmont High School for a fun filled day of outreach, incorporating science demonstrations, talks, informal discussion and chat. First up was a 75 minute stage show in front of approximately 80 students […]

Partner launch with Bioplatforms Australia

9 November 2015: CNBP successfully launched its partnership with Bioplatforms Australia at a larger Node event at Macquarie University, Sydney, Nov 9th, 2015. The partner launch, added to the official proceedings of the CNBP Macquarie University research node launch, featured CNBP Director Prof Mark Hutchinson and General Manager for Bioplatforms Australia, Mr Andrew Gilbert. Mark […]
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The Centre for Nanoscale BioPhotonics links Australia's key nanophotonics groups and builds on Global Collaborations with a focus on doing the science required to advance biology.