Smart Nano-objects for Alteration of Lipid bilayers (SNAL) Initial Training Network is a multidisciplinary EU-funded 7th Framework Programme specially designed to provide scientific and transferable skill training and career development for early stage researchers and experienced researchers in the field of lipid research.

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Participate 6th Workshop on biomaterials, cell membranes and lipid bilayers 2017 Altafulla Spain See details

EUREKA Prize for SNAL partner Elena Ivanova

Known as the Oscars of Australian Science, this year Eureka Prize was given to SNAL associated partner in Swinburne University of Technology Profs. Elena Ivanova and Saulius Juodkazis for invention of mechano-bactericidal surfaces inspired by insect wings. See full story at Swinburne University web site.

A line of SNAL research Membrane-active nanostructured surfaces has won the prestigious 2017 UNSW Eureka Prize for Scientific Research presented annually by the Australian Museum. Inspired by discovery of anti-bacterial properties of insect wings such as cicada and dragonfly, a new class of nanostructured materials that mimic Nature nanopattern and kill bacteria by physical rupture of bacterial cells in contact with the surface. The discovery has resulted in a partnership with Global Orthopaedic Technology, an Australian-owned implant designer and manufacturer developing biomedical implants.

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Vladimir Baulin

Universitat Rovira i Virgili (URV), Tarragona, Spain


Coordinator of SNAL network. Expertise is computer simulations and theory of soft matter systems. Research is focused on the topics in the theory of Soft matter, polymer physics. more...

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