Ljubljana - June 14th, 2017

Invitation for contributions to the Special Issue “Environmental Impact of Nanomaterials” of the journal Materials

Anita Jemec Kokalj became a Guest Editor for the Special Issue "Environmental Impact of Nanomaterials” in the journal Materials. Submissions are very welcome! Deadline for manuscript submissions is December 15th, 2017.     See more information at the Special Issue webpage.
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Ljubljana - May 16th, 2017

SETAC Europe 27th Annual Meeting

Bionanoteam attended the SETAC Europe 27th Annual Meeting held in Brussels, Belgium, from 7th to 11th May 2017. Three posters were presented: Behavioral tests with terrestrial crustacean Porcellio scaber as fast screening tool for agricultural application - an example of carbonized materials by Madžarić et al., Polyethylene microbeads evidently affect the Lemna minor root growth and root cell viability by Kalčikova et al., and ...
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Ljubljana - March 17th, 2017

Bionanoteam joined an international team of experts working within the DaNa project

DaNa is an umbrella project aiming at collecting and evaluating scientific results in an interdisciplinary approach with scientists from different research areas, such as human and environmental toxicology, biology, physics, chemistry, and sociology. You can find relevant information about the project at: http://www.nanopartikel.info/en/projects/completed-projects/dana
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Ljubljana - March 17th, 2017

Prof. Drobne received Jesenko Prize for lifetime achievements

Biotechnical Faculty honoured Prof. Dr. Damjana Drobne by awarding her Jesenko Prize in order to recognise her lifetime achievements. In particularly, her implementation of a new line of research; e.g. nanobiology and nanotoxicology, was honoured. Also, her contribution to doctoral studies at the Biotechnical Faculty is highly appreciated. Prof. Dr. Damjana Drobne is by no doubt a renowed researcher, both ...
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Ljubljana - January 11th, 2017

Visit to Iran Nanotechnology Initiative Council

Prof. dr. Damjana Drobne participated in the official visit of the President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor to Iran for the opening of the Slovenian embassy in Teheran. During the visit, the Memorandum of Understanding on Scientific Cooperation between Iran Nanotechnology Initiative Council (INIC), Tehran, the Islamic Republic of Iran, and the Slovenian Research Agency (ARRS), Ljubljana, the ...
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Ljubljana - January 11th, 2017

Visit to the Iowa State University

In October 2016, prof. dr. Damjana Drobne visited the College of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University, USA. On October 25th, 2016, she gave a lecture entitled “Nanoparticle neurotoxicity and neurotoxicity assessment: examples form EU projects.”
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Ljubljana - January 11th, 2017

Visit to Chinese Academy of Sciences

Prof. dr. Damjana Drobne visited the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Xiamen: On August 31st 2016 she gave a lecture entitled "Nanoparticle internalistion, bioaccumulation and food chain transfer." The visit was within the bilateral agreement of Inter-governmental Science & Technology Cooperation between China and Slovenia (BI-CN/14-15-006). On September 1st 2016 she gave a lecture entitled "Update on nanoparticle safety: ...
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Ljubljana - December 22nd, 2016

Happy 2017!

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Ljubljana - November 21st, 2016

2nd Nanosafety Forum for Young Scientists

Sara Novak and Neža Repar attended the 2nd Nanosafety Forum for Young Scientists held in Visby (Gotland, Sweden) from 15th to 16th September 2016. Sara had an oral presentation entitled “The effect of Ag NPs on crustacean digestive gland is interplay of shape, size and dissolution of particles: a FTIR study” and Neža presented a poster “Highly reactive oxygen plasma ...
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Ljubljana - November 21st, 2016

Exchange visit at the Western University of Health Sciences

Neža Repar received an Ad Futura scholarship for studying abroad and visited the Western University of Health Sciences in California, USA. She worked in the research group of Professor Yiling Hong for three months. Her research group is mainly focused on human pluripotent stem cell neuronal differentiation and on the use of neuronal cells as a model for nanotoxicity testing.
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Damjana Drobne

Prof. Dr. Damjana Drobne

Biotechnical Faculty
University of Ljubljana
Večna pot 111
1000 Ljubljana
Slovenia
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Bionanoteam is a research group at the Biotechnical Faculty, University of Ljubljana.

Founded in 2008 by Prof. Damjana Drobne, Bionanoteam currently consists of 4 experienced researchers, 3 PhD candidates, and a number of graduate and undergraduate students. Damjana is a Professor of Zoology and Professor of Toxicology from University of Ljubljana. With over twenty years of research experience, she is the founder and principal investigator of Bionanoteam.