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Student Jan Haša in the news

Jan Hasa NewsJan Haša who will shortly be defending his bachelor thesis represented CHOBOTIX and talked about our project in the main news relation of the Czech television in a spot covering the new government support for young scientists and women in research.

The relation is in czech language and you can view it at the website of Czech TV. To directly watch the spot, scroll to 15:24 in the video.


Chobotix members at autumn conferences

Our group members are attending quite a few conferences in Europe and The United States this autumn. Here’s the list of all of them including the names of all contributions. We will gladly answer any of your questions during the presentations if you happen to be there.

ECIS 2014 – 7.-12.9., Limassol, Cyprus

the 28th Conference of the European Colloid and Interface Society

  • Jitka Čejková – Mimicking of Cell Chemotaxis by Oil Droplets
  • Matěj Novák – Chemotactic Movement of Oil Droplets in Salt Gradients
  • Marek Šoltys – Composite Lipid/Fe3O4/SiO2 Mesoparticles for Controlled Release of Active Substances
  • Martin Ullrich – Control of Release and Enzymatic Reaction Progress Inside Magnetic Liposome Microgels

Skin Forum 14th Annual Meeting – 4.-5.9., Prague, Czech republic

  • Lucie Vidlářová – Lipid-based Nanoparticles for Delivery of Lipophilic Actives for Dermal Application

Particulate Processes in the Pharmaceutical Industry IV – 14.-18.9., Potsdam, Germany

  • František ŠtěpánekKeynote lecture – Remote control of in-situ drug production and release using chemical robots
  • David Smrčka – Scale-up of pharmaceutical granulation with respect to structure-dissolution

ISIC19 – 16.-19.9. – Toulouse, France

  • Jan Holaň – Design and Control of Co-crystallization Processes with Regard to Particle Size Distribution

Bioencapsulation 2014 – 17.19.9., Bratislava, Slovakia

– XXII International Conference on Bioencapsulation, 21st Bratislava International Conference on Macromolecules

  • Jitka Čejková – Mimicking of spore behaviour by encapsulation of cells into gel microparticles
  • Martin Jakubec – Spray Drying Particles Preparation for In Situ Production of Unstable Substances
  • Anna Pittermannová – Synthesis of alginate microparticles using microfluidics device

CESPT 2014 – 18.-20.9., Porotorž, Slovenia

– 10th Central European Symposium on Pharmaceutical Technology

  • Kateřina Punčochová – Investigation of Dissolution Mechanisms by Imaging Methods – LECTURE

Preclinical Imaging Users’ Meeting 2014, 14.-15.10., Ettlingen, Germany

  • Michaela Gajdošová
  • Nina Sarvašová

AAPS 2014 – 2.-6.11., San Diego, USA

– Annual Meeting and Exposition

  • Martin Jakubec – Spray Drying Particles Preparation for In Situ Production of Unstable Substances
  • Kateřina Punčochová – Investigation of Dissolution Mechanisms by Imaging Methods
  • Lucie Vidlářová – Lipid Nanoparticles for Topical Delivery of Lipophilic Actives

2014 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit – 30.11-5.12., Boston, USA

  • Michaela Gajdošová – The Use of MRI as a Characterization Technique for Polymer Swelling Quantification
  • Anna Pittermannová – Comparison of Microfluidics Strategies in the Preparation of the Alginate Microparticles
  • Nina Sarvašová – The Use of MRI Technology for Studying the Adhesion of Microparticles

Jakub, Petra and Jan are BSc

Many congratulations to Jakub Dvořák, Petra Janská and Jan Sopoušek who successfully defended their bachelor theses and passed their state examinations. Enjoy your new bachelor titles, keep up the good work and lots of luck in the next years.


Chobotix at ICPE 2014 in Graz and a workshop in Lille

After a very successful presentation at SSCHE 2014 our team is also going to make a presence at the International Congress of Pharmaceutical Engineering 2014 held from 16th to 17th June 2014 at Graz University of Technology in Austria and the Poorly Soluble Drugs Workshop on 2nd July in Lille, France.

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Anna won a competition with her diploma thesis

Anna Pittermannová presenting her work

Many congratulations to our team member, Anna Pittermannová, for winning a Stand up Diploma Theses (Diplomky na stojáka) competition. She excelled in the natural science category with her thesis named Specific Bioadhesion of Nanoparticles, which could make for example cancer treatment without any side effects possible.

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