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  Last Updated: July 23, 2015 
Nanotechnology Activities Survey in Spain

Name of the Laboratory Toxicology Area of Seville
Department Nutrition and Bromatology, Toxicology and Legal Medicine
Institution

Faculty of Pharmacy

Institution (Acronym)
Contact Person (e-mail) JOS, Angeles
Address Profesor Garcia Gonzalez 2
Postal code 41012
Province Sevilla
Autonomous Region Andalucia
Country Spain
Phone +34954556762
Fax +34954556422
Website http://area.us.es/toxicologia/web/index.htm
Main Research Areas

* toxicity
* in vivo
* safety
* in vitro


Participating Projects

* Toxicological evaluation of carbon nanotubes using cell lines as a preliminary study for its potential medical use
Coordinator: Jos A: Consejeria de Salud. Junta de Andalucia (24.000 €)

* DEVELOPMENT AND TOXICOLOGICAL EVALUATION OF NANOCLAYS USED IN FOOD PACKAGING
Coordinator: Jos A: Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación (121.000 €)

* Development and toxicological evaluation of nanomaterials used in food preservation
Coordinator: Jos A: Junta de Andalucía (203.000 €)


Three more relevant publications within 2012-2015

*   A Jos, S Pichardo, M Puerto, E Sanchez, A Grilo, AM Camean - Toxicology in vitro 23, 1491-1496, 2009

*   S Maisanaba, S Pichardo, M Jordá, S Aucejo, A Cameán, A Jos - Food and Chemical Toxicology 66, 366-372, 2014

*   S Maisanaba, D Gutierrez-Praena, M Puerto, M Llana Ruiz-Cabello, S Pichardo, R Moyano, A Blanco, M Jorda, A Jos - Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health, Part A 77, 731-746


Instruments and equipment available

* Cell cuture lab
* Spectrophotometer
* Fluorometer
* PCR thermocycler


Number of researchers (9)
Permanent positions (Prof, Dr) 5
PhD(contracted) 0
PhD Students 2
Technicians 1
Others 0
PhD 2012-2015 1
PhD Ramon y Cajal (currently) 0

Nanotechnology for structural applications
Nano powered ceramics
Composite materials containing nanocrystals or powders
Materials based on carbon nanotubes or fullerenes
Nanoparticulate coatings
Other - specify:
NanoTechnology for information processing storage and transmission
Nanoelectronics, materials and devices
Optoelectronics/optical materials and devices
Magnetic materials and devices
Organic (opto) electronics
Other - specify:
Nano(bio)technology for medical applications
Drug encapsulation
Targeted drug delivery, molecular recognition
Other - specify: nanotoxicity
Nanotechnology for sensor applications
Nanostructured sensors
Sensors based on biological molecules
Other - specify:
Nanotechnology for (electro)chemical processing technologies
Filtration
Catalysts or electrodes with nano-structured surface
Other - specify:
Long-term research with generic applications
Self- assembly
Quantum physics, mesoscopic systems, chemical
Interfacing to organic / biological molecules
Other - specify:
Instruments and equipment, supporting sciences and technologies
Analytical equipment and techniques
Powder production and processing
Deposition equipment and techniques
Patterning equipment and techniques
Other - specify:


 
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