• Job offer: CINBIO 27. Predoctoral. Colloidal Chemistry

    The Biomedical Research Center (CINBIO) offers one full-time interim predoctoral position to a highly motivated and qualified candidate on “Colloidal Chemistry”, related to the area of Innovation: new methods in prevention, diagnostics and therapy, in the Colloid Chemistry Group, based in Vigo.
  • Degree finished?

    Are you planning to do a research career after finishing your degree? Explore here the different paths you can follow as well as all the funding opportunities available!
  • Excellent Shotgun Communication Award

    Our Ph. D. student Alba Vázquez Arias  has received the Excellent Shotgun Communication Award at the 3er International Symposium on Nanoparticles/Nanomaterials and Applications held in Capuchos, Caparica-Portugal, the 22nd to the 25th of January 2018. The oral communication was entitled "Closed hollow SERRS tags for bioimaging".
  • Merry Christmas

    Colloid Chemistry Group wishes you a Merry Christmas!! Follow us on twitter!!
  • Verónica Montes García defended her Ph.D.

    Verónica Montes García defended her Ph.D. thesis, entitled "Synthesis and characterization of new hybrid materials based on metal nanoparticles for SERS detection" on December 12, 2017 under supervision of Prof. Isabel Pastoriza Santos and Prof. Jorge Pérez Juste . CONGRATULATIONS!
  • New cover in Nanoscale

    Our new cover in Nanoscale journal from the paper entitled "Shape control in ZIF-8 nanocrystals and metal nanoparticles@ZIF-8 heterostructures". "The cover depicts Mr Sun Wu'kong, also known as the Monkey King, a mythological figure who each of his hairs possesses magical properties, capable of being transformed into different objects".
  • PhD Opportunity

    Colloid Chemistry Group offers one position to develop a PhD thesis at CINBIO (University of Vigo) within the Pre-doctoral fellowships program of the Spanish MINECO (Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad).
  • 2nd Best Poster Award

    Our Ph. D. student Verónica Montes García has received the 2nd best poster award at the International Conference on Enhanced Spectroscopies. The poster communication was entitled "Au@Ag SERRS tags coupled to a lateral flow immunoassay for the sensitive detection of Pneumolysin".
  • SoftComp Newsletter July 2017

    Our publication entitled "Detection and imaging of quorum sensing in Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilm communities by surface-enhanced resonance Raman scattering" published in Nature Materials has been cited by the Newsletter of Soft Matter Composites this July 2017
  • Best presentation award

    Our Ph. D. student Verónica Montes García has received the award for the best oral communication presented at the 2nd Young Researchers Workshop on Biomaterials and Bioapplications. The oral communication was entitled "A SERRS-based lateral flow inmunoassay for ultrasensitive detection of biomolecules".
  • New cover in Small

    The cover image from the most recent issue of Small illustrates part of our communication "Encapsulation of Single Plasmonic Nanoparticles within ZIF-8 and SERS Analysis of the MOF Flexibility". View the article
  • Ana Cláudia Lobão defended Ph.D.

    Ana Cláudia Lobão defended her Ph.D. thesis, entitled "Noble metal-TiO2 Nanocomposites: Synthesis, Characterization and Catalytic Activity" on January 22, 2016 under supervision of Prof. Isabel Pastoriza Santos . CONGRATULATIONS!