La UAB dissenyarà un biosensor per estratificar el risc de la febre en nens

Investigadors del grup de Biosensors i Bioanàlisi de l’IBB, que dirigeix Maria Isabel Pividori, treballaran en el desenvolupament i validació d’una eina per mesurar amb rapidesa i fàcilment biomarcadors de gravetat de la febre en la infància, amb la finalitat d’augmentar la supervivència dels nens a nivell global. La recerca es durà a terme en Read More

Campanya de micromecenatge d’alumnat de ciències de la salut

Un equip d’estudiants de diversos centres, entre els quals la UAB, participarà en la propera edició de la prestigiosa competició internacional sobre biologia sintètica iGEM amb un projecte per investigar una nova possible teràpia per al limfoma de Burkitt. Ara han posat en marxa una campanya de microdonacions per poder arribar a la fase de Read More

New article in Biosensors

A Sensitive Aptasensor Using Biotin-Streptavidin System for Patulin Detection in Apple Juice Tang, X.; Zhang, Q.; Pividori, M.I.; Zhang, Z.; Marty, J.-L.; Catanante, G. A Sensitive Aptasensor Using Biotin-Streptavidin System for Patulin Detection in Apple Juice. Biosensors 2022, 12, 59. https://doi.org/10.3390/bios12020059 Patulin contamination in fruits, vegetables, and their products is considered a serious health risk Read More

New article in Biosensors and Bioelectronics

The activity of alkaline phosphatase in breast cancer exosomes simplifies the biosensing design. Silio Lima de Moura, Arnau Pallarès Rusiñol, Luciano Sappia, Mercè Martí and MI Pividori. Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 2021, available online 23 November 2021, 113826. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bios.2021.113826 This work addresses a biosensor combining the immunomagnetic separation and the electrochemical biosensing based on the intrinsic ALP Read More

50 aniversari IBB. Institut de Biotecnologia i de Biomedicina

L’Institut de Biotecnologia i Biomedicina (IBB) es va crear fa 50 anys i va ser el pioner dels instituts d’investigació espanyols que pertanyen a una Universitat. L’IBB està ubicat al campus de la Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) i anteriorment es coneixia com Institut de Biologia Fonamental. L’any 2000 l’enfocament de l’Institut va evolucionar cap Read More

Cover of Sensors Journal

Our article “Immunomagnetic Separation Improves the Detection of Mycobacteria by Paper-Based Lateral and Vertical Flow Immunochromatographic Assays” , by Alejandra Ben Aissa, Barbara Araújo,  Esther Julián, Maria Valnice Boldrin Zanoni and María Isabel Pividori , has been selected, among 305 articles, by the editors as the cover of the forthcoming issue. https://www.mdpi.com/1424-8220/21/18. Immunomagnetic separation improves the detection of mycobacteria by Read More

PhD special prize award in Chemistry/Premis Extraordinaris de Doctorat for two of our PhD students

In this edition, two of our phD students, Soledad Carinelli (2018/2019) and Silio Lima de Moura (2019/2020) were awarded with the PhD special prize award. The ceremony will be held on November 2021. Congratulations! Silio Lima Moura (Becario Ciencias sin Fronteras, Brasil). From preconcentration to rapid detection of exosomes as biomarkers in clinical diagnosis. 27/07/2020.  Soledad Read More

New patent

Device for assay system, system and method Inventor: María Isabel Pividori. EP21382709.0. Country of priority: Spain. Date of priority:  28/07/2021.

Congreso Virtual Sensores y Biosensores Ópticos

We have participated in the I Congreso Virtual Sensores y Biosensores Ópticos, with the following presentations Vertical flow assay for exosomes characterization based on their intrinsic enzyme activity. A. Pallarès-Rusiñol, Z. Gholami, M. Martí, M.I. Pividori Interferon gamma detection in nucleic acid lateral flow of activated lymphocytes. M. Bernuz, M. Martí, M.I. Pividori Comparative Study Read More

Awarded two of our PhD students in the Jornades Doctorals 2021 to the best presentations and posters

The X Jornades Doctorals 2021 AWARD TO THE BEST PRESENTATION AND POSTER has been granted to our PhD students: Arnau Pallarès Rusiñol for the work entitled “Novel methods for the detection of exosomes as biomarkers of non-communicable diseases” Mireia Bernuz Jimeno for the work entitled “Rapid tests for the detection of early diagnosis biomarkers”. Congratulations!

Guest Editor of the Special Issue Nanomaterials

“Application of Carbon Nanomaterials in Biological Detection” Print Special Issue Flyer Special Issue Editors Special Issue Information Keywords Published Papers A special issue of Nanomaterials (ISSN 2079-4991).  Deadline for manuscript submissions: 20 May 2020.      Special Issue Editors Prof. Luís Moreira Gonçalves E-Mail WebsiteGuest EditorUniversidade de São Paulo, São Paulo – SP, BrazilInterests: Analytical Chemistry Biosensors Food Quality; Medicine Read More

Invited Conference. 42 Reunião Anual da Sociedade Brasileira De Química.

We have participated in the 42 A Reunião anual da Sociedade Brasileira De Química in Joinville, Brazil. 30th May 2019. http://www.sbq.org.br/42ra/pagina/conferencias.php