In the 20th anniversary of the Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw, on December 9, Prof. dr hab. Stefan Jurga was honored with the "Towards a Man" statuette in thanks for the services to the Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University. The title of the statuette refers to the commemorative book, which the community of the Academy of Catholic Theology gave to Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński on the 25th anniversary of his episcopal ordination.
We cordially invite you to the Scientific Session dedicated to the memory of Prof. Zdzisław Pająk, which will take place on November 7, 2019 in the lecture room of the NanoBioMedical Center, AMU, from 9:00 to 14:00
Multimodal nanoparticles (NPs) that may be used for therapies and diagnostics is the most promising trend for efficient therapy. We demonstrate that nanocomposite based on self-organizing silver and ultrasmall magnetic iron oxide NPs (MAg) produced in one-step synthesis revealed unique combination of fluorescence, bactericidal, fungicidal properties and have a potential as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) contrast agent. Using the green chemistry approach, ginger (Zingiber officinale) rhizome extract was applied as capping agent for MAg synthesis, providing also additional fluorescent properties of NPs and inducing hydrocolloids structuring. The MAg were investigated by X-ray diffraction (XRD), scanning electron microscopy (SEM), transmission electron microscopy (TEM), energy dispersive microanalysis (EDS), fluorescence microscopy, cryo-SEM, dynamic light scattering (DLS) techniques, Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) and ultraviolet–visible (UV–Vis) spectroscopies. MAg dispersions in water and some biological media are very stable which is important for biomedical application. The existence of microstructure in MAg hydrocolloids was proved. The hierarchical character and high ordering of this microstructure were discovered and its level-by-level building blocks were investigated. The microstructure was found to be responsible for fluorescence emittance of MAg hydrocolloids. The properties as well as potential application of the MAg hydrocolloids is yet to be discovered.
The Organizing Committee of the NanoTech Poland 2020 - 11th International Conference, 3rd-6th June 2020, has great pleasure to invite you to Poznań to attend this scientific event and to enjoy the community of professionals in the field of nanoscience and nanotechnology.
This Special Issue is related to the NanoTech Poland 2020, the 11th international conference, organized by the NanoBioMedical Centre, Adam Mickiewicz University Poznan, which will be held on 3–6 June 2020 in Poznań.