Ljubljana - April 25th, 2019

Bionanoteam is a member of Impasse project consortium

Bionanoteam joined a project consortium of IMPASSE: Impacts of MicroPlastics in AgroSystems and Stream Environment. This project is the first international research project, funded through the Water Joint Programming initiative (JPI) investigating the loads, fluxes and impacts of microplastics in farmlands. It is coordinated by Norwegian Institute for Water Research (NIVA, Norway). Please read more about this project.
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Ljubljana - April 16th, 2019

prof. Drobne attends Expert workshop PSLT as observer

The recent classifications of titanium dioxide and carbon black (intended in 2021) and the suggestion that PSLTs (Poorly Soluble Low Toxicity Particles) can be considered as a group for safety classification, raises important questions how best to apply the wealth of inhalation toxicology and epidemiology information. This workshop was a forum where experts discussed the state-of-the-art science on PSLT safety ...
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Ljubljana - March 25th, 2019

NanoFASE meeting MALTA

Bionanoteam attends the  42 Month Consortium Meeting NanoFASE, March 18-21. The project is now reaching final stage. Extensive meetings regarding final reporting and clickable framework design were held.
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Ljubljana - February 17th, 2019

NanoRIGO Kick-off meeting

Nanotechnology Risk Governance Framework (NanoRIGO) H2020-NMBP-TO-IND-2018 kick-off meeting took place in Aarhus Denmark. WP members meet to discuss the first step for launch of this innovative project.
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Ljubljana - February 1st, 2019

Bionanoteam minisymposium: 10 years of research

Bionanoteam minisymposium was held on 22.1. 2019 at the Department of Biology, Biotechnical Faculty UL in honor of the 10th anniversary of bionanoteam research group. Introductory words were given by Prof. dr. Emil Erjavec; Dean of Biotechnical Faculty; Prof. dr. Mihael Jožef Toman, Vice-dean and Dr. Alenka Rožaj, Director of Slovenian Innovation hub. Bionanoteam hosted Andreas Falk from Bionanonet (Austria) to present ...
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Ljubljana - December 21st, 2018

2nd General meeting Maristem, Banyuls (France)

Bionanoteam attended the 2nd General meeting on Maristem cost action in Banyuls (France) (November 28-30). Maristem is called: Stem cells of marine/aquatic invertebrates: from basic research to innovative applications. The goal of this action is to foster the study of MISCs by strengthening the European research community, and to integrate it with biomedical disciplines for innovative applications.  
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Ljubljana - November 12th, 2018

Bionanoteam celebrates the 10th Anniversary

Prof. Drobne funded Bionanoteam in 2008. The exact date for registration of the research group was 12.11. 2008. To pay tribute to this event bionanoteam met and discussed past and future events and shared happy memories with colleagues involved in nanoscience research.
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Ljubljana - October 29th, 2018

2nd EU-Asia Dialogue on Nanosafety (29.10.2018)

Damjana Drobne (University of Ljubljana, Slovenia) and Emeric Frejafon (INERIS, France) chaired a 2nd EU-Asia Dialogue on Nanosafety. The 2nd EU-Asia Dialogue on Nanosafety is an event bringing together nanosafety experts, from Asian and European countries. The purpose of this event is to get insights on actual and future human and environmental nanosafety research, to then discuss in the breakout ...
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Ljubljana - October 25th, 2018

Bionanoteam attended Pandora 3 rd annual meeting, Tubingen (22-25.10.2018)

Bionanoteam attended Pandora 3 rd annual meeting and scientific course “the immune system of plants”. The meeting was held at the University of Tübingen. Pandora is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action Innovative Training Network funded by the EU Horizon 2020 Framework Programme. The project is called Probing safety of nano-objects by defining immune responses of environmental organisms. prof. Drobne and Dr Diana Boraschi, ...
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Ljubljana - October 9th, 2018

Bionanoteam attends the 13th Croatian Biological Congress

Bionanoteam attended the 13th Croatian Biological Congress and presented 4 posters and 1 lecture. The presentations were on he effects of nanoparticles on the immune response of isopods, the biokinetics of Ag NPs in terrestrial isopods, cellular neurotoxicity of Ag NPs and the effecst of Magnelli phase TiO2 on cells. Anita Jemec Kokalj gave a lecture on the DaNa2.0. knowledge Base.
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Damjana Drobne

Prof. Dr. Damjana Drobne

Biotechnical Faculty University of Ljubljana Večna pot 111 1000 Ljubljana Slovenia +386 1 320 3375 email | bibliography 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.