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Nanotechnology Activities Survey in Spain

Name of the Laboratory Fernando Ponz Ascaso
Department Centro de Biotecnología y Genómica de Plantas

Centro de Biotecnología y Genómica de Plantas

Institution (Acronym) CBGP (UPM-INIA)
Contact Person (e-mail) PONZ ASCASO Fernando
Address Autopista M40, km 38. Campus de Montegancedo. Pozuelo de Alarcón
Postal code 28223
Province Madrid
Autonomous Region Madrid
Country Spain
Phone +34 913364574
Fax +34 917157721
Main Research Areas

* Viral nanoparticles
* Elongated flexuous nanoparticles
* Multifunctionalization
* VLPs

Participating Projects

* Theranostics of VNPs for food allergies - ------
Coordinator: Araceli Díaz Perales/Fernando Ponz: Comunidad Autónoma de Madrid (890.000 €)

* Plant disease biocontrol by means of non-infectious biodegradable proteinaceous nanoparticles - ------
Coordinator: Elodie Vandelle / Fernando Ponz: EraNet (290.000 €)

* A new approach to plant pest and pathogen biocontrol through synthetic biology of non-infectious VNPs derived from TuMV - -----
Coordinator: Fernando Ponz: INIA (90.000 €)

Three more relevant publications within 2016-2019

*   C. Yuste-Calvo, I. González-Gamboa, L.F. Pacios, F. Sánchez, F. Ponz - ACS Omega, DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.8b02760. 2019.

*   I. González-Gamboa, P. Manrique, F. Sánchez, F. Ponz - Journal of Biotechnology 254:17-24. 2017. DOI: 10.1016/j.jbiotec.2017.06.014

*   S. Cuenca, C. Mansilla, M. Aguado, C. Yuste-Calvo, F. Sánchez, J.M. Sánchez-Montero, F. Ponz - Frontiers in Plant Science. 2016. DOI: 10.3389/fpls.2016.00464

Instruments and equipment available

* Microscopio confocal
* Citómetro de flujo
* Plataforma de metabolómica
* Cámara digital de muy alta sensibilidad de ganancia en chip

Number of researchers (10)
Permanent positions (Prof, Dr) 2
PhD(contracted) 0
PhD Students 2
Technicians 1
Others 1
PhD 2016-2019 4
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: Antimicrobianos. antitumorales, nanocatálisis
Nanotechnology for sensor applications
Nanostructured sensors
Sensors based on biological molecules
Other - specify: Biosensores
Nanotechnology for (electro)chemical processing technologies
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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