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GBF Retreat © 2024 EPFL/François Noverraz

GBF Retreat in Zermatt!

— On 6-7 June 2024, the whole team participated in the GBF Retreat in Zermatt.

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Perrine is at the 8th Int. Conf. on Bio-Sensing Technology in Sevilla

— We are pleased to share that Perrine Robin is presenting her PhD research project at the 8th International Conference on Bio-Sensing Technology in Sevilla (Spain) – 12-15 May 2024. She presents a poster entitled "DNA-Conjugated Nanoparticles for Zika Virus Detection and Lineages Identification".

New lab member at GBF © 2024 EPFL

Welcome Sterenn!

— We are very pleased to welcome Sterenn Ioos at the GBF for her Master Internship. She is joining the Gene Delivery team in the group to develop polymeric-based nanocarriers as non-viral vectors for siRNA therapeutics. 

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Congratulations Simon!

— We are pleased to share that Simon Dumolard passed his PhD candidacy exam today.

Alginate-Based Hydrogels © 2024 EPFL

Congratulations to Ali and François for their Review in Pharmaceutics

— We are pleased to share that the review article of Alireza Kavand and François Noverraz entitled "Recent Advances in Alginate-Based Hydrogels for Cell Transplantation Applications" has just been published in Pharmaceutics.

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Welcome to Anna and Arthur!

— We are very pleased to welcome new GBF team members. Anna Piceni joined our group for an internship in the frame of her training as Chemistry Laboratory Assistant. She will stay with us until August 2025. In the frame of the preparation of his double degree from ENS-Lyon (France) and EPFL, Arthur Roudaut joined our group for a 40 days research internship. He will work on the development of DNA biosensors based on functionalized borosilicate slides.

Adrian's PhD thesis public defense © 2024 EPFL

Congratulations Dr Adrian Gheata!

— We are very pleased to share that Adrian Gheata received the PhD degree on Friday, February 23rd 2024.

Study Week © 2024 EPFL/Dario Mivelaz

Study Week at the GBF!

— Last week, the GBF participated in the 2024 edition of the Study Week in Chemistry and Materials Science jointly organized by EPFL and the Schweizer Jugend Forscht.

Funding agencies © 2024 EPFL

The video on our project is online!

— We are pleased to share that our project related to SARS-CoV-2 detection is featured in a video produced by the NRP78 Media center.

P. Skigin_PhD at GBF © 2024 EPFL

Welcome Pauline as PhD student in the GBF!

— We are very pleased to share that Pauline Skigin has joined our group on 01.01.2024 for her PhD studies.

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September 2014

  • François and Solène were the winners of the best contribution at the XXII International Conference on Bioencapsulation, Bratislava, Slovakia, September 17-19, for their poster entitled “Modification of alginate-based hydrogel microspheres for cell microencapsulation: comparison of one- and two-component hydrogel microspheres”. Congratulations!
  • Solène received the runner up Award for the Best Poster at the Swiss Chemical Society Fall Meeting 2014, Zürich, September 11, for her contribution entitled “Functionalization of second harmonic nanoparticles with inhibitors of prolyl-endopeptidases for cancer cells labelling and imaging”. Congratulations!
  • Lionel Schouwey and Julien Sautaux joined our group for their master projects. Welcome!

August 2014

  • Solène is Dr ès Sciences since August 29th, congratulations!

July 2014

  • At the European School of Medicinal Chemistry at Urbino Campus (Italy), Solène was selected to give an oral communication based on her poster presentation, congratulations!
  • Davide is Dr ès Sciences since July 1st, congratulations!
  • Julien Sautaux, Master student at the SCGC, joined our lab for an internship. Welcome!

June 2014

  • After a Master in Molecular and Biological Chemistry at EPFL, François Noverraz started a PhD in our group. Welcome!