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Prof. Laura M. Lechuga seminar in Vall d’Hebrón research institute (VHIR)

Prof. Laura M. Lechuga is giving a seminar in the Vall d’Hebrón research institute, next 13th of September at 15:30h. For more information please check: http://en.vhir.org/portal1/seminari.asp?t=nanophotonic-point-of-care-biosensors-for-early-sepsis-diagnosis-and-treatment-follow-up&contentid=198997&s=activitats  

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Prof. Laura M. Lechuga new Associate Editor of the Analyst Editorial Board

Prof. Laura M. Lechuga will join the Analyst Editorial Board as Associate Editor on the 1st July 2018. Please find more information in the following link: http://blogs.rsc.org/an/2018/06/22/professor-laura-lechuga-new-analyst-associate-editor/ http://blogs.rsc.org/an/  

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Members of the group awarded with Best Poster Presentation

Last year, the work of different members of the group was recognized with posters awards. The doctoral student Patricia Ramirez participated to the VIII International Congress on Analytical Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (NyNA 2017), in Barcelona last july (03/07/2017-05/07/2017). She was  the winner of a Poster Prize awarded for excellent presentation of particularly significant innovative analytical […]

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Prof. Laura M. Lechuga new member of the Scientific Advisory Council of Fundación Gadea por la ciencia

Prof. Laura M. Lechuga is a new member of the Scientific Advisory Council of Fundación Gadea por la ciencia. Fundación GADEA por la Ciencia was created last May 2017, and will pay special attention to the role of researchers, universities and companies aiming to improve and promote progress of science, technology and innovation in Spain. […]

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Two of our PhD students win the first and second prize at 10th Advanced Study Course on Optical Chemical Sensors (ASCOS 2017) in Trest (Czech Republic)

We are happy to announce that two of our current PhD students, Nuria Fabri Faja and Cristina Peláez, have won respectively, the first and the second prize at the 10th Advanced Study Course on Optical Chemical Sensors (ASCOS 2017). Cristina and Nuria were grouped together with other students at the school in order to design an optical […]

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The Photonics cluster SEPCPhO dedicates an article to the NanoB2a group

The nanobiosensors and bioanalytical application group appears in an article by the cluster SEPCPhO in their last report.

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Prof. Laura M. Lechuga in Cinco Días

Last 27th of April an article title “Los rostros detrás de las futuras armas con las que combatir el cáncer” appeared in the electronic and paper version of the journal Cinco Días from the national EL PAÍS ECONOMIA. Read the full article here: http://cincodias.elpais.com/cincodias/2017/04/24/companias/1493052930_260385.html

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TED Talk by Prof. Laura Lechuga

Last 17th of February took place in Valencia the event “Imagine That” organized by TEDx UP Valencia, where professor Laura Lechugas was one of the speakers with the talk “Biosensors and e-health”. Check the video in the following link:  

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Prof. Laura Lechuga in Photonics Spectra

Photonics Spectra celebrated the 50 years of the journal with a special issue, last january 2017. This edition dedicated an article to the research of Prof. Laura Lechuga title “Medicine and life sciences”, where it was highlited “While it’s early days for integrated photonics in medicine and the life sciences, its impact promises a health […]

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RSEF-FBBVA prizes award ceremony

The Real Sociedad Española de Física (RSEF) and Fundación BBVA celebrate a ceremony to present the prizes of  the RSEF-FBBVA Physics Awards. Research Professor Laura M. Lechuga, Group Leader of the ICN2 Nanobiosensors and Bioanalytical Applications Group, received the Physics, Innovation and Technology RSEF-FBBVA Award on December 14 in Madrid. As a consequence, many media […]

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Prof. Laura M. Lechuga in La Vanguardia

The research profesor Laura M. Lechuga was interviewed in La vanguardia last 24th of December. The publication appear in the section “people”. Find below the link of the news: http://www.lavanguardia.com/gente/20161223/412854031875/la-fisica-mas-grande-en-nanotecnologia.html

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Final work of Bojos per la Fisica

Aproximació Interferométrica als dispositius de biosensing basats en tecnologies de guies d’ones bimodals O, ¿Que hi fa un alumne de primer de batxillerat en un centre de recerca de nanotecnologia? or, What does a first year high school student do in a nanotechnology research center? ABSTRACT: This research project was mainly done at the ICN2, […]

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Prof. Laura Lechuga receives the Physics, Innovation and Technology RSEF-FBBVA Award

The Real Sociedad Española de Física (RSEF) and Fundación BBVA celebrate a yearly ceremony to announce the winners of the RSEF-FBBVA Physics Awards. It is a high recognition awarded only to relevant contributions in the field of physics. The awardees, who will receive the prize in a ceremony to be held next December, were announced […]

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La Revista Quo Elige a los Mejores Investigadores del País

  Selección Española de Ciencia “La élite de la investigación en España será homenajeada en una gala que se celebrará el próximo 4 de octubre en la sede del CSIC en Madrid y en la que se darán cita los mejores científicos y deportistas del país”… La revista Quo realizó una entrevista a la Prof. […]

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On the Spot Diagnosis

On “The Patologist” scientific magazine (April 2016, vol. 18, pag 19-20), Prof. Lechuga talks about the potential of point-of-care smarthphone testing: “Mobile devices pormise a new future of point-of-care diganostics for all“

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Our BRAAVOO project features in euronews

Link to Euronews website.

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Prof Lechuga CO-CHAIR of the symposium “Silicon compatible materials and integrated devices for photonics and optical sensing”

The 2016 E-MRS Spring Meeting and Exhibit will be held in Lille (France) from May 2 to 6. – See more at: symposium information

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Invited talk at Lab On A Chip Europe 2016 (LAOC)

15-16 March 2016, Madrid (Spain). Oral invited: “Nanophotonic lab-on-chip platforms for ultrasensitive analysis at the point-of-care”, talk given by Prof. Lechuga

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Oral invited at PITTCON CONFERENCE AND EXPO 2016

PITTCON 2016. Session of Frontiers of Plasmonics. March 6-10, Atlanta, Georgia (USA). Prof. Lechuga will deliver the oral invited presentation: “Trends and challenges of Nanoplasmonic biosensors for clinical use in Diagnostics”.

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Invited presentation at 8th Chemical and Biological Micro Laboratory Technology Workshop

8th CBM Workshop February 23th-25th, 2016. Ilmenau/Elgersburg (Thuringia/Germany). Prof Lechuga will deliver the talk title:  “Photonic lab-on-chip nanobiosensors as the next diagnostics generation”

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Maria Soler, Doctoral Thesis Award: Pioner 2015

The Institution CERCA presented the award Doctoral Thesis Pioner 2015: Maria Aznar Soler, from nanoB2A group of Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICN2), for the thesis: “Nanoplasmic Biosensors for Clinical Diagnosis at the Point of Care” directed by Laura M. Lechuga and Mª Carmen Estévez The jury praised the project for its high impact […]

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Women in photonics – IEEE Photonics Society

Laura makes optical biosensor devices! ‪#‎iLookLikeAnEngineer‬ ‪#‎WomenInPhotonics‬ Send them your photos    

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Invited presentation at “Segundas Jornadas de Actualización sobre Tuberculosis en España”

October 17. Consejo General de Colegios Oficiales de Médicos en España (CGCOM), Madrid. Conference focused on the advances in the prevention and control of Tuberculosis, sponsored by the “Red contra la Tuberculosis y por la Solidaridad, Red TBS”.Dr. Ana Belén González will deliver the presentation titled: “Nuevas tecnologías de diagnóstico: Proyecto Pocket”.

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Plenary Lecture at ” 9th Ibero-American Congress on Sensors-IBERSENSOR”

15-18 October. Bogotá DC, Colombia. Prof Laura Lechuga will deliver a plenary lecture titled: Point-of-care nanobiosensors for global health diagnostics: challenges and opportunities”

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Plenary Lecture at ” 19th Transfrontier Meeting of Sensors and Biosensors”

Next  September 25 – 26, 2014. Bellaterra (Barcelona). Prof. Laura Lechuga will deliver the lecture titled:  “Nanophotonic lab-on-chip biosensors for advanced nanodiagnostics”

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Invited presentation at “Workshop on “Optical nano-fibers in Applications 2014”

International Scientific Seminars, sponsored by the Royal Society (UK), 1-2 October 2014, Chicheley Hall, London, UK. Prof. Laura lechuga will deliver the following lecture: ”Lab-on-chip nanophotonic biosensors for ultrasensitive diagnostics”

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Prof. Laura Lechuga: Chair of the Latin America Optics and Photonics (LAOP) Conference

The Latin America Optics & Photonics Conference (LAOP) is the major conference sponsored by the Optical Society (OSA) in Latin America. In its third time the conference will be hosted in Cancún, Mexico from November 17-21

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Invited presentation at ” The Latin America Optics and Photonics (LAOP) Conference”

17-21 November 2014, Cancún (México). Prof Laura Lechuga will deliver a lecture titled: “Point-of-care diagnostics using nanophotonic biosensors”

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Invited presentation at: “III Congreso Nacional de la Sociedad Española de Cabeza y Cuello”

Next 27-28 November. Las Caldas, Oviedo (Spain). Prof. Laura Lechuga will delivery a lecture titled: “Nanomedicina y salud: últimos avances en nanodiagnostico y nanoterapia”

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Invited presentation at “VIII Congreso de la Federación Española de Biotecnólogos”

Next July 9th-11th  in Barcelona, Prof. Laura Lechuga will deliver a lecture title: “Nanobiotechnology for advanced nanodiagnostics and nanotherapy”

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Prof. Laura Lechuga: Chair of the Biophotonics and Biomedical Applications Symphosium at LAOP 2014

The Latin America Optics & Photonics Conference (LAOP) is the major conference sponsored by the Optical Society (OSA) in Latin America. In its third time the conference will be hosted in Cancun, Mexico from November 16-21

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Interview Prof. Laura Lechuga in “La Vanguardia.com”: “La ciencia en España está a punto de entrar en la UCI”

Prof Laura Lechuga is confident that in the near future, a portable device for early diagnosis of diseases such as malaria or cancer will be launched in the market.

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Prof. Laura M. Lechuga GUEST Editor of the special issue: “Silicon Photonics for Sensing”

The scope of this special issue is to collect original papers on various aspects of photonic sensing in silicon, including theory, experiments, integration, and applications. Lead Guest Editor: Vittorio M. N. Passaro, Photonics Research Group, Department of Electrical and Information Engineering, Politecnico di Bari, 70125 Bari, Italy Guest Editors: Laura M. Lechuga, Nanobiosensors and Bioanalytical […]

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Prof. Laura M. Lechuga elected as OSA Fellow

Elected as Fellow of the Optical Society (OSA) in 2014 due to her significant research leadership and pioneering development of novel and compact biomedical sensors based on advanced integrated photonic techniques and plasmonic devices, combining science with real-life applications and technology transfer.

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Prof. Laura M. Lechuga GUEST Editor of the special issue : “Plasmonics and Nanoplasmonics Biosensors” in SENSORS Journal

The aim of this special issue is to bring together innovative developments at the transducer schemes, nanostructures, miniaturization, biofunctionalization and applications of plasmonics and nanoplasmonics biosensors.

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Newspaper Article: Diagnosis with a chip

Newspaper Article in the “Diario de Leon” , titled “Diagnosis with a chip”, about our work in nanobiosensors devices.

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Nanotechnology and Nanomedicine Course

Nanotechnology and Nanomedicine Course. Organised by the International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory (INL) Braga (Portugal), 17 – 21 October 2011.   Oral Invited: “Novel diagnostic platforms: point of care lab on chip biosensors II” L.M. Lechuga

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Advanced Nanobiosensor platforms for point-of-care

Advanced Nanobiosensor platforms for point-of-care diagnostics. Seminar at Barcelona Centre for International Health Research (CRESIB), Hospital Clinic/IDIBAPS, Universitat de Barcelona Centre Esther Koplowitz, Barcelona, 9 Noviembre 2011.

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Asamblea General de la Plataforma FO

Asamblea General de la Plataforma FOTÓNICA21. Jornada: De la I+D al mercado: Creación de spin-offs y empresas de base tecnológica en el sector de la fotónica. Barcelona, 10 y 11 de Noviembre. Oral invited: “Creación de spin-offs en el sector de la fotónica desde los centros públicos de investigación” L.M. Lechuga

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