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  • TPCI

    International distinction 2021 Alfred R. Cooper Award

    Dr. E.I. Kamitsos, Research Director of TPCI/NHRF, was awarded with the 2021 Alfred R. Cooper Award of the American Ceramic Society (ACerS) for his significant record of accomplishments in both spectroscopy of glass and experimental studies of glass structure and ion dynamics.

     

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    ICB

    Nuclear receptor NR5A2 negatively regulates cell proliferation and tumor growth in nervous system malignancies

    D. Stellas (Associate Researcher, ICB/NHRF) is co-author of the aforementioned publication. In this study, the researchers highlighted the role of the nuclear receptor NR5A2 / LRH1 as a negative regulator of cell proliferation of cancer cells derived from tumors of the nervous system.

     

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    IHR

    Two programs of IHR/NHRF were funded by HFRI amounting to 145,500 euros each.

    The Researchers who received the sponsorships were Hariclia Brecoulaki (Section of Greek and Roman Antiquity, IHR/NHRF) for the ReVis program, and Kostas Tampakis (Associate Researcher, Section of Modern Greek Research, IHR/NHRF) for the Atheism, Hellenic Orthodoxy, Science (At.H.O.S.).

  • TPCI

    TPCI/NHRF presented two significant studies at this year's TIF

    Selective electrochemical sensor for biological fluids [Video]
    (Research Team: Dr. N. Tagmatarchis, Dr. Ch. Stangel, Dr. A. Stergiou)

     

    Heavy metal ions removal from water with "smart" temperature-responsive block copolymer nanoparticles [Video]
    (Research Team: Dr. S. Pispas, M. Kafetzi - PhD Candidate)

    ICB

    The 35th International Conference of European Colloid and Interface Society (ECIS) in collaboration with ICB/NHRF and TPCI/NHRF

    European Colloid & Interface Society in Greece, in collaboration with the Biomimetics and Nanobiotechnology Team of ICB/NHRF (Dr. A. Xenakis, Dr. V. Papadimitriou, Dr. M. Zoumpanioti, Dr. M. Chatzidaki), the Materials Synthesis and Physical Chemistry Team of TPCI/NHRF (Dr. S. Pispas, Dr. N. Tagmatarchis) as well as other teams from educational and research institutions in Greece, organized the 35th International Conference of the European Colloid and Interface Society (ECIS) that was successfully held in Athens from 5 through 10 September 2021.

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    TPCI

    The funded project of the TPCI/NHRF entitled "Chemically modified MoS2 with organic recognition motifs as electrochemical sensors for the selective detection of ions and (bio)molecules” was successfully completed on June 30th by the post-doctoral researchers Dr. Anastasios Stergiou and Dr. Christina Stangel, in collaboration with the Research Director, Dr. Nikos Tagmatarchis..

     

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  • ICB

    An Open Virtual International Symposium "Drug Discovery Symposium on Targeted therapeutic approaches against cancer and ageing" was held on June 14th, 2021. The Symposium was organized by the ICB/NHRF and supported by GSRI, the funded project "STHENOS-b'.

     

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    TPCI

    The Theoretical and Physical Chemistry Institute (TPCI/NHRF) participates in Innovation-el, the Gateway to the Greek Infrastructure Network for Nanotechnology, Advanced Materials and Micro/Nanoelectronics (INNOVATION-EL)

    Innovation-el is a national research infrastructure network comprised of leading Research Institutions and Universities in Greece. Its mission is to promote scientific excellence and the development of knowledge intensive products providing open-access to top-notch research facilities to academic and industrial users.

     

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  • ICB

    Pfizer Fellowship awardees Dr Maria Goulielmaki (Post Doctoral Researcher) and Andriana Schiza (PhD candidate), discuss their work on health research, at the Institute of Chemical Biology (ICB/NHRF), supervised by Dr Christos Chochos. Both research projects are funded Pfizer Fellowships for Health Research, in the framework of the «Αdvancing Science» programme.

     

    IHR

    Two awards of the Academy of Athens for the Institute of Historical Research

    In 2020 the Institute of Historical Research received two awards of the Section of Letters and Fine Arts of the Academy of Athens for two of its publications: «‘Autonomous’ Coinages under the Late Antigonids», Meletemata 79, (Athens 2018) and «Rigged from the little we had... The frigade ship Timoleon during the Greek Revolution 1821», Historical Library of the 1821 Revolution no. 4, (Athens 2020).

     

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    ICB

    The role of exciton lifetime for charge generation in organic solar cells at negligible energy-level offsets

    An exceptionally important work on highly efficient organic solar cells was published in the leading international journal Nature Energy (IF: 46), with the contribution of researchers of the National Hellenic Research Foundation (NHRF).

     

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  • ICB

    The National Hellenic Research Foundation (NHRF) and the Institute of Chemical Biology (ICB/NHRF) congratulate the first successful graduates of the Interinstitutional Postgraduate Program "Oncology: from Oncogenesis to Therapy" implemented in collaboration of the ICB/NHRF and the School of Medicine, University of Crete. E. Kapeni, P. Bafiti, G. Drylli, and S. Timotheou, congratulations and we wish you well in your future career!

     

    IHR

    People in Motion: Entangled Histories of Displacement across the Mediterranean (1492-1923)

    Antigoni Zournatzi, Director of Research at the Institute of Historical Research/SGRA, participates in the international research network “People in Motion: Entangled Histories of Displacement across the Mediterranean (1492-1923)” – COST Action 18140. This four year project addresses entangled histories of displacement of people, as well as accompanying objects, writings and ideas, within and from the Mediterranean from the fifteenth to the twentieth century.

     

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