CBN published “Tailoring light delivery for optogenetics by modal demultiplexing in tapered optical fibers”
Researchers from the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia and Harvard Medical School recently published their new results on Scientific Reports, demonstrating the performance of devices able to illuminate from 0.4mm up to 3.0mm of brain tissue.
CBN in diretta su RAI 3 nella trasmissione "Tutta Salute"
Il nuovo programma di salute di Rai3, che riserva la massima attenzione alla prevenzione e agli aspetti della vita quotidiana che possono contribuire a migliorare la nostra salute, ha fatto visita al Centro CBN di IIT per conoscere le novità legate allo sviluppo di dispositivi "Wearable" per l'analisi dello stato della salute.
CBN published “a new technique to assess sperm quality through confocal microscopy”
A CBN research about male infertility conducted by Natalina Moscatelli et al. have allowed to carry out a functional coloring of sperm with active mitochondria as a mean to study sperm damages.
Fluctomation, un'idea imprenditoriale di CBN vince la Start Cup Puglia 2017
I ricercatori di CBN si sono aggiudicati il primo premio di categoria e il primo premio assoluto con il progetto Fluctomation
Notte dei Ricercatori 2017
This year the “Notte dei Ricercatori 2017” event, also known in Europe as “European Researchers’ Night 2017”, will be next September, 29th Friday at Ex Monastero degli Olivetani in Lecce (Viale S. Nicola, 73100 Lecce LE). La “Notte dei Ricercatori” (#ERN17) is a public event devoted to “popular science and fun learning”. As in our tradition, Centre for Biomolecular Nanotechnologies (cbn.iit.it) will have its tables, sharing our researches activities.
CBN best paper award 2016
CBN best paper award is an internal CBN competition among CBN junior researchers publishing as first author. The award will be granted to the highest impact factor in the solar year. For 2016 the winner is...
New PhD positions available at CBN-IIT@UNILE
We encourage highly motivated and research-oriented students to apply for admission to the PhD Program at Università del Salento (http://www.unisalento.it/web/guest/concorsi/-/bandi/view/64000725), Lecce, Italy in collaboration with the Center of Biomolecular Nanotechnologies of Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (CBN-IIT@UNILE; http://cbn.iit.it ) in the following areas of specializations for different disciplines. Candidates are advised to visit the profiles of the CBN-IIT@UNILE research and members before applying for the PhD Program.
DEADLINE 31 JULY 2017
CBN published "a new adjustable optical microprobe for Optogenics" on Nature Nanoscience Journal
Researchers from the IIT- Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (Italian Institute of Technology) in Lecce, Italy, and the Harvard Medical School in Boston, USA, have developed a new optical microprobe able to control brain electrical activity by projecting light on wide volumes or selected portions of the central nervous system in an very controlled fashion.
The study is the result of a collaboration between CBN and the Harvard Medical School in Usa. Published on Nature Neuroscience, it opens new scenarios for the understanding and treatment of neurological disorders.
CBN Open Day 2017
CBN - Center for Biomolecular Nanotechnologies - opens the doors to students and researchers wishing to visit the exellence of italian research in the Lecce's area.
CBN offers great opportunities for students and researchers who wants to develop their scientific studies and skills in applied science and technology at the micro and nanoscale. State of the art scientific facilities and a multi-disciplinary environment to reach your challenging goals.
The 4th International Workshop on Technologies for Optogenetics and Neurophotonics OPTOGEN2017 will take place in Lecce, Italy, on December 12-13, 2017.
PLASMONICA 2017 to be held in Lecce this summer
PLASMONICA 2017 brings together a thriving community of people that hold plasmonics as their major field of research. In particular, the conference aims at attracting the interest of young researchers, PhD students and post-doctoral fellows from Italy and abroad in order to promote discussions and collaborations on challenging problems arising in the community. The conference will cover both fundamental aspects and applications, featuring several internationally renowned invited speakers, as well as oral and poster contributions.