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Djallal won the GFP thesis prize 2022

Djallal received the thesis prize 2022 form the french group of polymers ‘GFP- Groupe Français d’études et d’applications des Polymères’. His thesis entitled ‘Formulation of glyco-nanostructures via photo-RAFT polymerization induced…
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Group Retreat 2022

For this years group retreat, the Palivan group traveled to Laax and spend 3 days in the Canton of Grisons, sandwiched in between beautiful mountains.

/ Research, People

Welcome to our new group member, Djallal!

Djallal Ikkene started a postdoc position in our group and will be working on the synthesis, characterization and self-assembly of protein-based amphiphilic copolymers. Welcome!
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Alessandro won a poster prize at Frontiers of Polymer Colloids Conference in Prague

With his excellent poster about "Polystyrene-block-poly(vinyl alcohol) nanostructured self-assemblies for preparation of pervaporation membranes", Alessandro Angelini won a prize for one of the best poster presentations at the international…

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Congrats, Dr. Angelini!

Alessandro successfully defended his PhD thesis. He gave an excellent presentation about his work, entitled “Nanostructured pervaporation membranes for bioethanol dehydration”. We are happy to keep Alessandro in our group for another year…

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Congrats, Dr. Chimisso!

Vittoria successfully defended her PhD Thesis. She gave an excellent presentation about her work with the title "Anionic microgels for colorful smart materials". We wish her all the best for her future and hope to see her back in Basel,…

Anamarija Nikoletic joined the Palivan group for her Master Thesis

Anamarija will work on the synthesis and Complex Self-Assembly of pH responsive Quadrablock Copolymers.

Zoë Schölly, a high school student, joined the Palivan group for a maturity project.

Zoë investigated different ways to form giant unilamellar vesicles as well as their membrane fluidity using fluorescence recovery after photobleaching (FRAP), under Luka's supervision. We wish her a good time in our group for this…

Aurélie Beuret, a high school student, joined the Palivan group for a maturity project.

Aurélie worked on the fabrication and characterization of thin polymer films under the supervision of Maryame. We wish her a good time in our group for this exploratory internship!

Welcome to our new group member, Fei!

Fei Pan started a postdoc position in our group and will be working on bio-functional surfaces and interaction mechanism. Welcome!

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Moritz won the NCCR MSE 2022 retreat poster prize. Congrats!

Welcome to our new group member, Flavien!

Flavien Sciortino started a postdoc position in our group and will be working on the fabrication of multi-functional vesicles and surfaces. Welcome!
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/ Research, Studies

Clustered catalytic nanocompartments article highlighted in CHIMIA as interesting publication of swiss origin!

Our Chemical Science article on clustered catalytic nanocompartments with an extracellular non-native cascade reaction was highlighted in CHIMIA as being an interesting publication of Swiss origin.

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New PostDoc position available!

New PostDoc position available ("Development of Active Surfaces for Biosensing Applications"). Find the job description here:

Welcome to our new group member, Rémy!

Rémy Cochereau started a postdoc position in our group and will be working on "Development of molecular factories based on microfluidics technology". Welcome!

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‘Nanotechnology is the medicine of the future’ - Read the interview with Prof. Cornelia Palivan on Swissinfo

Prof. Cornelia Palivan was interviewed by swissinfo to talk about future perspectives of nanotechnology in medicine and other areas. Read the interesting interview here.

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Welcome to our new group member, Olivia!

Olivia Eggenberger started a postdoc position in our group and will be working on "Microfluidic devices for GUV generation and membrane protein insertion". Welcome!

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Lukas won a poster prize at SCS Fall meeting for the best poster in the physical chemistry session. Congratulations!

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Group Retreat 2021

The Palivan/Meier Group enjoyed this year's group retreat in Brienz. We are sad that the three days passed by so quickly.

Viviane Leopold, a Master Student in Chemistry, joined the Palivan group under the supervision of Viviana Maffeis for a Wahlpraktikum

We wish her a good time in our group with useful experiences for her further studies!