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Scientists Designed Nanocontainers for Bacterial Metabolism Control
Researchers from ITMO University developed special nanocontainers that can translate the light signal into metabolic changes in bacteria. The research was published in Bioconjugate Chemistry.stry.

26.11.2018

SCAMT Scientists Developed Enzymes with Remote Control
Researchers from ITMO University developed a method to enhance the activity of enzymes by using radio frequency radiation. The results are published in ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering.

20.11.2018

BIOCAD VP Roman Ivanov: “Biotechnologies are the Cornerstone of Medicine of Tomorrow”
During an open lecture at ITMO University’s Biochemistry Cluster, he discussed Russian science, prospects of world-class R&D at the nation’s companies and what students need to know about starting a career in hi-tech.

16.11.2018

New Magnetically Controlled Thrombolytic Successfully Passed Preclinical Testing
Preclinical studies conducted as part of the project "PHARMA 2020" showed the drug’s high efficacy and no side effects, with the clot dissolution rate being twenty times shorter than that of traditional medications.

09.11.2018

24 students were awarded with SCAMT SCHOLARSHIP
SCAMT scholarship is a unique grant which is given to the 1st year master’s students who already showed scientific results and aiming to achieve more with their projects.

15.10.2018

SCAMT laboratory, with the support of Russian Science Foundation, will take part in the SCIENCE 0+ festival
"Day without turnstiles” is an opportunity to look behind the scenes of the leading laboratories of Russia, learn about advanced technologies, see with your eyes how you create medicines, gadgets and other important things that we will use tomorrow.

09.10.2018

SCAMT team took part at the Fifth International Conference of the CIS Countries SOl-GEL 2018
The conference was held at the Institute of Silicate Chemistry of RAS, St. Petersburg (ISChem RAS) on August 27-31, 2018.

27.09.2018

SCAMT Scientists Create New Magnetic Nanosphere For Efficient Drug Delivery
Researchers from SCAMT LAb ITMO University created a new kind of magnetic nanospheres for drug delivery. Due to the unique combination of synthesis methods, the size of these magnetite-based nanospheres can be easily regulated. At the same time, the nanospheres are not damaging to cells. The scientists proved the new material’s effectiveness in a range of experiments on dissolving model plasma clots. The results were published in Applied Materials & Interfaces.

10.09.2018

Building A New Generation of Drugs: SCAMT Laboratory Scientists On Rational Chemical Design Using Metal-Organic Frameworks
SCAMT scientists presented their research on framework materials that was published in Russian Chemical Reviews.

07.08.2018

ITMO.Live 2018: Graduates Celebrate at Peter and Paul Fortress
This year, was the third time that ITMO University graduates celebrated their graduation in the very heart of St. Petersburg, near the walls of Peter and Paul Fortress. SCAMT graduate students also took part in the ITMO`s party.

12.07.2018

Scientists Describe Oxidants' Effect on Metal-Organic Frameworks for Drug Delivery
A team of chemists-theoreticians modelled the interaction of a metal-organic framework (MOF) for drug delivery with oxidants.

29.06.2018

Kirill Keller and Vladislav Slabov, SCAMT master’s students, spent the last three months at the University of Aveiro as part of the Erasmus+ program
Students are talking about their recent experience of studying in Portugal, research projects and tips on Erasmus+ Program.

27.06.2018

4th International Conference on the Periodic Table: Mendeleev 150
Leading specialists in the field of chemistry from Russia, the USA, Italy and other countries will come to St. Petersburg to take part in the Conference. The UN has recently declared 2019 the Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements. In this regard, scientific conferences, symposiums, competitions and congresses will be held all around the world. ITMO University will host one of the key events, the 4th International Conference on the Periodic Table.

22.06.2018

New Blockchain-Based System Will Control Quality of Medical and Chemical Products
SCAMT lab presents new product called “Nanodoctor”. SCAMT and ITMO scientists have developed a biocide system of prolonged effect, which can eliminate bacteria and viruses of nearly all kinds, mitigating all effects on a human’s biological condition.

25.05.2018

New Research Allows Jet-Printing of Piezostructures and Holograms on Any Surface
SCAMT Master's students Vladislav Slabov and Kirill Keller talk about the role of inkjet printing methods in their new research.

16.04.2018