Archived news

  • Natercia's manuscript "Combined in vitro and in vivo investigation of barite microcrystals in Spirogyra (Zygnematophyceae, Charophyta)" is submitted and under review! (posted Jan. 19, 2022) 
  • Taki is invited to give a talk at Center for Emergent Functional Matter Science (CEFMS) seminar series: "Protein dynamics", National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University, on Nov. 30. (posted Nov. 29, 2021)
  • Natercia is going to present at 19th Swiss Geoscience Meeting (Nov. 19-20). Her talk is titled "Understanding BaSO4 microcrystal formation in the freshwater algae Spirogyra with laser tweezer Raman microspectroscopy and SEM observations". (posted Nov. 19, 2021) 
  • Taki is invited to give a talk at UniDays 2021, the event organized by young Swiss Chemical Society. The event is from Nov. 15-19, and he will give a talk on Nov. 16 at 17:15. If you are interested, please register from the link above! (posted: Oct. 26, 2021)
  • Ms. Natercia Barbosa joined our group as a PhD student! She has finished her master internship with us and we are very happy that she decided to stay with us for her doctoral study!!! (posted: Oct. 10, 2021)
  • Taki is invited to give a talk at the Japan conference on Crystal Growth (JCCG-50, Oct. 27-29) on Oct. 27. His invited contribution will be a part of the special symposium "Non-invasive measurement of crystallization dynamics" (posted: Sep 29, 2021)
  • Oscar will be presenting at SCS fall meeting 2021 on Sep. 10. His oral presentation is titled "Optical spectroscopy on crystal nucleation one nucleus at a time". (posted: July 8, 2021)
  • Taki and Oscar will be presenting at ICP 2021 Virtual (July 19-23). Oral presentation by Taki on July 19 at 16:10, "Optical spectroscopy on crystal nucleation one nucleus at a time" in the session S12 Emerging techniques. Poster presentation by Oscar on July 20, "

    Single nucleus spectroscopy on crystal nucleation of amino acids with hydrophobic side chains". (posted: June 16, 2021)

  • Our first manuscript is out the door. Preprint is available on ChemRxiv. (posted: March. 29, 2021)
  • Ewa successfully defended her Ph.D. on Dec 10. Congrats Dr. Ewa Drab! Her thesis title is "Cooperative Interaction of Antimicrobial Peptides as an Emerging Nobel Mechanism of Host Defense." (Dec. 10, 2020)
  • Mr. Mawolo Dodji Landoukpo joined our group for his 9-months master internship. (Sep. 1., 2020)
  • Upon departure of Prof. Sugihara, Ms. Ewa Drab joined our group to complete her graduate study. Welcome! (Apr. 1, 2020)