Research and Dissemination

New HyPhOE publication in Scientific Reports

The HyPhOE UniBa team has published a new article “Incorporating a molecular antenna in diatom microalgae cells enhances photosynthesis” in Scientific Reports Journal.  A new route for improving photosynthesis is described in this article. Diatom microalgae photosynthetic activity was increased by enlarging its light absorption capacity  in vivo incorporating a soluble, non-toxic, organic emitter. The chosen dye is Cy5,…
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Article published by the HyPhOE LiU team: Enzyme-assisted in vivo polymerisation of conjugated oligomer based conductors

Gwennael Dufil, Daniela Parker, Jennifer Y. Gerasimov, Thuc-Quyen Nguyen, Magnus Berggren and Eleni Stavrinidou have published a new article in Journal of Materials Chemistry B. The findings are summarized below: Conjugated polymers conduct both electronic and ionic carriers and thus can stimulate and translate biological signals when used as active materials in bioelectronic devices. Self-…
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Research workshop and experimental work in focus when LiU team visits UPSC team

PhD students within HyPhOE; Gwennael Dufil, Cyril Routier and Daniela Parker along with their advisor Eleni Stavrinidou visited Umeå Plant Science Center, https://www.upsc.se/ in order to enhance the collaboration between LiU and UPSC within HyPhOE. The visit included a workshop with the team at UPSC: Totte Niittylä, Loic Talide, Yohann Daguerre and Torgny Näsholm, after…
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LiU and Bordeaux teams published a new article in ACS Applied Electronic Materials

A new article “Thiophene-Based Trimers for In Vivo Electronic Functionalization of Tissues” has been published as a result of the collaboration between the HyPhOE teams at Linköping University and Bordeaux INP. https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acsaelm.0c00861 Electronic materials that can self-organize in vivo and form functional components along the tissue of interest can result in a seamless integration of…
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LiU team participated in LiU Library Exhibition “Wood is good”

The exhibition aims to highlight the importance of the forest and demonstrate research activities of Linköping University that are related to the wood. An interview of Eleni Stavrinidou that talks about the research of the Electronic Plants group was shown in a poster. In addition, Iwona Bernacka –Wojick, Abdul Manan Dar, Chiara Diacci and Vasileios…
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LiU and UPSC teams publish a new article in iScience

The research group at Linköping University led by Eleni Stavrinidou, together with Totte Niittylä and his group from Umeå Plant Science Centre, has developed sugar sensors based on organic electrochemical transistors that can be implanted in plants. The results are now published in the article Diurnal in Vivo Xylem Sap Glucose and Sucrose Monitoring Using…
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HyPhOE online outreach activities by Professor Gianluca Farinola, UNIBA

Professor Gianluca Farinola, University of Bari Aldo Moro (UNIBA) has given two online presentations on the topics within HyPhOE.  In November 2020, he gave a plenary talk for the Italian Chemical Society online, and the presentation is available on YouTube via the link below. The presentation is in Italian, but the slides are in English.…
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New publication in ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces

The Bordeaux team has published a new paper in ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces: Thiophene-based aldehyde derivatives for functionalizable & adhesive semiconducting polymers. By Emin Istif, Daniele Mantione, Lorenzo Vallan, Georges Hadziioannou, Cyril Brochon, Eric Cloutet and Eleni Pavlopoulou. “The pursuit for novelty in the field of (bio)electronics demands for new and better performing (semi)conductive…
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HyPhOE at 2019 MRS Fall meeting in Boston

The HyPhOE project was very well represented at the 2019 MRS Fall meeting in Boston, with 7 members participating: Gabriella Buscemi, Massimo Trotta, Giorgio Mattana, Eleni Stavrinidou, Gwennael Dufil, Samia Zrig and Gianluca Farinola. Eleni Stavrinidou and Massimo Trotta organized the SB03 symposium: Smart Materials, Devices and Systems for Interface with Plants and Microorganisms. The…
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