The Biomimetic Dendrimers and Photonic Laboratory is part of the Department of Organic Chemistry in the University of Málaga and part of the new Andalusian Centre for Nanomedicine and Biotechnology, BIONAND. Our group, also, belongs to the Spanish Red de Investigación de Reacciones Adversas a Alérgenos y Fármacos RIRAAF, and has been accepted as a Consolidated Group in the recently created Instituto de Investigación Biomédica de Málaga IBIMA. Our research is focused on the development of new molecular and supramolecular chemical entities, at nano- and micro-scale, and their applications in biological medias of medical interest. Particular attention on the design and engineering at molecular level of nanostructured organic compounds and photonic devices is attained. Our research deals on the frontiers of nano-chemistry and biomedicine. The main interest is to improve existing diagnostic and therapies, by employing novel nanomaterials - dendrimers.
The Members of the Group, June 2015
Pablo Mesa, a 2nd year graduate student in our group, is one of the winner of the NJC Poster Prize at the recent 3rd International Symposium on Biological Applications of Dendrimers, held in Toledo, Spain at the beginning of September. Pablo’s poster on the “Synthesis of New Amine-terminal Dendrimers. The Alternative Henry Approach”, highlights precisely the possibilities given by the Henry approach in the synthesis of dendrimers to obtain different structures and the relatively easy way to obtain the sought-for dendrimer with the azide approach.