Research Training Group 2154 - Materials for Brain

Archive News 2018

  • 07. - 09.11.2018: 5th Kiel Days in Poznań, Poland
    Around 75 scientists and students from the Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel were guests at Poznań, Poland. Together with their hosts from the Adam Mickiewicz University Poznań (UAM), they organised the Kiel Days taking place in Poznań. Students, doctoral students and scientists from both universities met at scientific workshops, seminars and symposia, and exchanged information on various topics, including materials science. As part of this event, Prof. Franz Faupel gave a talk on "Functional Nanocomposites - From Fabrication to Function", in which he introduced, amongst others, his RTG 2154 research project.
    Photo: Andreas Ritter, Uni Kiel
  • 07.10.2018: Best Poster Award for Mariya Pravdivtseva
    Mariya Pravdivtseva won a poster prize, awarded with 500€, at the 53. annual meeting of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Neuroradiologie (DGNR), with the poster: "Patient specific models for flow investigations of aneurysms".
  • 28.09.2018: Researchers’ Night (Nacht der Wissenschaft) at the Faculty of Engineering in Kiel
    At the third Researchers' Night, more than 40 scientific institutions from Kiel opened their doors to interested visitors. At the Faculty of Engineering, the RTG 2154 presented 3D-printed aneurysm models, flow diverter stents used to treat aneurysms in the brain, a microscope where visitors could observe glioblastoma cells by themselve, and a multi-media touchscreen with images and videos to learn about the aims and goals of the different projects within the RTG 2154.
  • 20. - 21.09.2018: 4th Retreat of the RTG 2154 „Materials for Brain“ taking place in SankelmarkRetreat Sankelmark
  • 29.08.2018: Best Poster Award for Prasanth Velvaluri
    Prasanth Velvaluri won a poster prize at the 11th European Symposium on Martensitic Transformations, Metz, France, with the poster:" "Design characterization of thin film flow diverter stents based on SMA: FEM, CFD and MRI study".
  • 25. - 30.08.2019: Best Poster Award for Reneé Unbehau
    At the 10th Biometal, Symposium on Biodegradable Metals, Oxford, UK, Reneé Unbehau won a prize for her poster "Influence of glioblastoma multiforme cell lines on magnesium degradation". The Best Poster Awarded included 200€!
  • 13.07.2018: Joined summer party of the CRC 1261 & RTG 2154
    The first joined summer party of the CRC 1261 & RTG 2154 took place at the Faculty of Engineering. The members of both projects enjoyed a BBQ offering a wide range of steaks, sausages and grilled vegetables as well as home made salads and desserts. The beautiful summer weather invited to sit outside till late in the evening and the people enjoyed a nice chat with members of the different project groups.
    RTG CRC Summer Party
  • 20.06.2018: RTG 2154 at the Kieler Uni Live
    Every year at the Kieler Woche the world of science comes alive in an exhibition of the CAU. The RTG 2154 introduced itself with an interactive touchscreen. The projects of the RTG groups were presented with images, videos and descriptions of the lab-work of the PhD-students.
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  • 06. - 09.06.2018: 1st Symposium on Polydopamine, NanoTech, Poznan, Poland
    Our Principal Investigator, Janka Held-Feindt, three of our doctoral researchers, Vivian Adamski, Christina Schmitt, Florian Rasch, and our Medical Stipend student Moiken Mehner, attended the NanoTech conference in Poland. The RTG 2154 was represented at this event with various talks and posters!
  • 22.05.2018: Schleswig-Holsteinische Universitäts-Gesellschaft (SHUG), project "Uni kommt zur Schule" (University comes to school)
    This project has the aim  to build bridges between schools and universities. Descriptive lectures in topics from the STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics), German and History provide pupils in grades 10-12/13 with incentives and decision-making aids regarding studying at the University. At this event, Prof. Christine Selhuber-Unkel gave a talk ("Zellen als Mikro-Kraftprotze") and introduced the reserach of the RTG 2154.
  • 26.04.2018: Girls' Day 2018, Faculty of Engineering, CAU
    At the RTG 2154, 5th to 7th grade students learned how materials for implants in the brain feel like, how they are produced, and how to put them in a specific shape.
    Girls Day 1Girls Day 2
    Copyright Nils Fischer, CAU.
  • 24./25.04.2018: 1st Spring School of the RTG 2154
    The students of the RTG 2154 organized their first Spring School, taking place in Koppelsberg. The program included a workshop on scientific writing, a seminar on technology transfer and start-up companies at universities, topics on ethical issues in science, team building measures, and a guest lecture on translational nanomedicine and imaging.
    Spring School 2018
  • 01./02.03.2018: 3rd Retreat of the RTG 2154 „Materials for Brain“ taking place in Travemünde
    Retreat Travemünde