Month: June 2014

Professor Aldo R. Boccaccini has been listed in the prestigious Highly Cited Researchers 2014 list, published by Thomson Reuters This list contains the world's most influential researchers across 21 scientific disciplines. Prof. Boccaccini is listed in the Materials Science category. The 2014 list i...

The 11th Scientific Seminar of the Emerging Fields Initiative (EFI) funded project: "Bioactive materials, cell and tissue printing: New therapeutic approaches for organ level tissue engineering and regenerative medicine" (TOPbiomat) was held on 12th June at the Department of Materials Science and En...

Prof. Boccaccini was the Program Chair of the 10th International Conference on Medical Applications of Novel Biomaterials and Nano-biotechnology organized as part of the 6th Forum on New Materials and CIMTEC 2014 which was held on June 16-19, 2014, in Montecatini Terme, Italy. The final program of t...

Professor Boccaccini is one of the invited speakers at the Workshop "Materials for Health" to be held at Polytechnic of Turin, Italy, on 16-17 July 2014. The workshop will focus on clinical, research and industrial issues related to biomaterials for regeneration and therapy. It is organized with the...

On 10th June 2014, Prof. Boccaccini was invited speaker at the seminar series of the Department of Nanobiosystems Technology, directed by Prof. Andreas Schober, at the Technical University of Ilmenau. Prof. Boccaccini presented the talk: "Bioactive scaffolds for tissue engineering: progress and chal...

Prof. Viviana Mouriño of the Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, visited our Institute on 12th June. She was invited speaker at the 11th Scientific Seminar "TOPBiomat". We collaborate with Prof. Mouriño's research group in the field of novel matrices for t...

We are currently hosting numerous international visitors, including undergraduate students, PhD students and academic visitors, pictured below. Visiting undergraduate students from Brazil are: Camila Schroeder (Federal University of Santa Catarina), Geovane Rodrigues (Instituto Politécnico - PUC Min...

The 1st Joint Meeting of DGG - ACerS GOMD took place in Aachen,Germany, on May 25 - 30, 2014. Our group participated with two oral presentations and one poster in the Symposium III: Health, Medical, Biological Aspects - Fundamentals and Applications, which was co-chaired by Prof. A. R. Boccaccini an...

Professor Dr. Sevi Murugavel of the Department of Physics and Astrophysics, University of Delhi, Delhi, India, a Fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, is visiting the Institute of Biomaterials. He is collaborating with our institute in the field of mesoporous bioactive glasses with enhanc...

Prof. Humberto Palza, Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile and Mr Julian Bejarano Narvaez, PhD student at University of Chile, visited the Institute of Biomaterials on 2nd June 2014. Prof. Palza and Prof. Boccaccini are collaborating in a researc...