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Marta Gordel, MSc Eng.

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Marta Gordel

Marta Gordel, MSc Eng.

PhD student

Institute of Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
Wroclaw University of Technology, 50-370 Wroclaw
Wybrzeze Wyspianskiego 27, Poland

2011-present Ph.D. student at Wrocław University of Technology, Institute of Physical and Theoretical Chemistry;
20011 M.Sc. Eng. in Biotechnology at Wroclaw University of Technology (WUT), Faculty of Chemistry;
20011 M.Sc. in Physics at École Normale Supérieure de Cachan, Laboratoire de Photonique Quantique et Moléculaire (LPQM);
02.2010-06.2010 University of Wroclaw, Faculty of Chemistry, Poland;
09.2009-02.2010 Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan, Quantum and Molecular Photonics Laboratory (LPQM), France;
2009-2011 Erasmus Mundus Master of Excellence, Molecular nano- and bio- photonics for telecommunications and biotechnologies, MONABIPHOT;
2006-2011 Wroclaw University of Technology (WUT), Faculty of Chemistry,Wroclaw, M.Sc. programme in Biotechnology;

Research training:
07.2010 – 10.2010 Academic Intern at Rice University & Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA, project focused on a method of synthesizing a new type of hybrid nanoshell nanoparticles especially suited for biotechnology applications. The new particles are nanoshell-based multilayer nanoparticles with ICG dye molecules and iron oxide nanoparticles incorporated in the layers to create a “theranostic” nanoparticles;
27.06.2010-03.07.2010 Summer School on Molecular Nano- and biophotonics, Carquerannes (Toulon-Hyères), France;

Conference presentations:
04-08.09.2011 Second French-Polish, Workshop on Organic Electronics and Nanophotonics, Angers, France, oral presentation, “ Optical effects due to Interaction of Gold Nanorods with Fluorophores”;
27.06.2011-01.07.2011 Polish Optical Conference, Międzyzdroje, oral presentation, „Synthesis and optical studies of plasmonic nanoparticles- gold nanorods”;
05.2011 PhoBiA Annual Nanophotonics International Conference, Wrocław, Poland, oral presentation, “Synthesis of plasmonic nanoparticles- gold nanorods.“;
12.2011 Invited speaker , The Italian Institute of Technology (IIT) Genova, Italy, "Nanoshells conjugated with NIR chromophores: a breakthrough in in vivo tumor visualization and ablation?”;
04.2010 PhoBiA Annual Nanophotonics International Conference, Wrocław, Poland, oral presentation, “Utilization of luminescent semiconductor quantum dots in biology.”;

Area of interests:
Synthesis, surface functionalization and study of optical properties of metal nanoparticles;

Physical Chemistry laboratory

11.2010-06.2011 Organizing committee member, Annual Nanophotonics International Conference “PANIC” 25-27 May 2011 Wrocław, Poland;
01.2010- present Member of Photonics and Bionanotechnology Association "PhoBiA", student association;