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BioHack-2018: 48 Hours to Make a Difference
The 48-hour hackathon BioHack-2018 has taken place in St. Petersburg. Teams of biologists and programmers from all around Russia worked on bioinformatics cases. The event brought together both university students and young scientists. Software and IT developer EPAM and the Institute of Bioinformatics sponsored the project.

07.03.2018

ITMO-Developed Nanoparticle Technology Helps Stop Internal Bleeding
Scientists from ITMO University have developed magnetically-driven nanoparticles containing thrombin. Andrey Drozdov - member of SCAMT - telling the full story

27.02.2018

ITMO University Will Host 20th International Sol-Gel Conference
Universities from Switzerland, Greece, and Russia competed for the right to host the 20th International Sol-Gel Conference in 2019; ITMO University, whose scientists have recently received the prestigious Ulrich Award in the field of sol-gel technologies, has become the winner. In two years, the university will welcome over 800 young scientists from all over the world as part of the conference.

26.02.2018

SCAMT Lab's Anna Fakhardo Talks Nanobots and Cancer Research
Anna Fakhardo, a second-year PhD student at ITMO’s International Laboratory SCAMT, is one of the first to initiate biological research at the lab.

16.02.2018

Internships in Belgium: How to Apply and What to Expect
Elena Eremeeva and Daniil Ilatovskiy are Master's students at ITMO's SCAMT laboratory who have recently completed internships at universities in Belgium are telling their story about Ghent University and University of Liège.

02.02.2018

Cheap, Eco-Friendly, Biocompatible: Bright Prospects For Nanocellulose
Nanocrystalline cellulose is said to be the material of the future. Elena Eremeeva - Master’s student is working on this topic at SCAMT.

02.02.2018

ITMO’s Master's Students Share Experiences from Ireland Internship
Yulia Andreeva and Elizaveta Anastasova, Master’s students from ITMO’s Department of Food Microingredients Processing and researchers at the SCAMT International Laboratory telling us about their aboroad trip.

08.12.2017

New U.S. Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman Visits ITMO
The visit took place on 29th November 2017; the Ambassador met the University’s administration and students to consult about future collaborations.

06.12.2017

Biocompatible Magnetic Photonic Crystals can be used both for Optics and Medicine
Andrey Drozdov - researcher at the SCAMT in ITMO University – explains the full method and it`s advantages.

25.10.2017

New English-taught Master Programs at ITMO’s Biochemistry Cluster
Nanoengineering for Green Chemistry and Advanced Materials and Molecular Biosensing and Biorobotics - were launched this year at the Department of Chemistry and Molecular Biology of ITMO's Biochemistry cluster. Students share their thoughts and plans.

07.09.2017

ITMO University Scientists from SCAMT received prestigious Ulrich Award
The award for achievements in the field of sol-gel technology was granted to Vladimir Vinogradov, Head of ITMO University’s International Laboratory "Solution Сhemistry of Advanced Materials and Technologies" (SCAMT) and to Alexander Vinogradov, head of ITMO’s Biochemistry cluster.

07.06.2017

Alumina nanoparticle-assisted enzyme refolding: A versatile methodology for proteins renaturation
Katerina V. Volodina, David Avnir & Vladimir V. Vinogradov created new method of proteins renaturation. The full article printed in Scientific Reports.

26.05.2017

SCAMT chemists Brought Folded Proteins to Life
The method is based on electrostatic interaction between folded, or denatured, proteins and alumina, which unwrap them.

16.05.2017

SCAMT chemists and scientists form Switzerland created biosafe luminescent nanoparticles for imaging tumors and blood vessels damaged by heart attacks or strokes
SCAMT scientists: Anna Fakhardo and Aleksandra Furasova are telling about the main purpose of the invention: the article was published in Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces

21.03.2017

ITMO Opens its Chemistry and Biotechnology Research and Educational Center
Students will now be able to use the center's laboratories to conduct practice-oriented research, as well as work on orders from different industrial partners.

02.02.2017