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 (, Lecce, Italy in collaboration with the Center of Biomolecular Nanotechnologies of Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (CBN-IIT@UNILE; ) 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.


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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.

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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.

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The 4th International Workshop on Technologies for Optogenetics and Neurophotonics OPTOGEN2017 will take place in Lecce, Italy, on December 12-13, 2017.

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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.

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