Group Members

Group Leader

Professor
llizmarzan@cicbiomagune.es

Ph. D. from the University of Santiago de Compostela in 1992. Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Van't Hoff Laboratory (Utrech University, The Netherlands, 1993-1995). Professor at the University of Vigo from 1995 until 2012. Currently Ikerbasque Research Professor at CIC biomaGUNE, where he served as the Scientific Director from 2013 to 2021. He is also the PI of the CIBER-BBN node at CIC biomaGUNE and holds a part-time chair at the University of Vigo.

'Nanoparticles synthesis and assembly. Nanocomposite colloids and materials. Nanophotonics. Nanoparticle based biosensors. Medical applications of nanoparticles'.

Brief CV


 
Research Associates


CIBER-BBN Research Associate
Ph.D. from Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain
igarcia.ciber-bbn@cicbiomagune.es

'Biocompatible and targeted metal nanoparticles to study biological interactions'


CIC biomaGUNE Research Associate
Ph.D. from Aston University, Birmingham, UK.
mhenriksen@cicbiomagune.es

'Study of the interactions of nanomaterials with cells and tissues'

 
Research Assistants


CIC biomaGUNE Platform Manager
Ph.D. from the Free University of Berlin, Germany
jlanger@cicbiomagune.es

'Spectroscopic methods of biodetection'
Postdoctoral Researchers


Postdoctoral Research Associate
Ph. D. from the University of California, Los Angeles, USA
gvinnacombe@cicbiomagune.es

'SERS bioimaging'


Postdoctoral Research Associate
Ph. D. from the University of Melbourne, Australia
btadgell@cicbiomagune.es

'chiral nanomaterials in biology'


Postdoctoral Research Associate
Ph. D. from the University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
mnunez@cicbiomagune.es

'nanomaterials for information storage'


Postdoctoral Research Associate (MSCA Fellow)
Ph. D. from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
thchow@cicbiomagune.es

'chiral nanomaterials for biosensing'


Postdoctoral Research Associate
Ph. D. from the University of the Basque Country, Spain
mazparren@cicbiomagune.es

'3D cell models'


Postdoctoral Research Associate

Ph. D. from the University of the Basque Country, Spain
pvazquez@cicbiomagune.es

'High throughput drug testing'


Postdoctoral Research Associate

Ph. D. from the University of Hamburg, Germany
scbittinger@cicbiomagune.es

'Hybrid nanocomposites'


Postdoctoral Research Associate

Ph. D. from Soochow University, China
JinyiDong@cicbiomagune.es

'Chiral assemblies'
PhD Students


PhD Student
Master from Universitat Polytécnica de Catalunya
uaizarna@cicbiomagune.es

'Artificial blood vessels'


PhD Student
Master from Universidad de Navarra
pvalera@cicbiomagune.es

'SERS biodetection'


PhD Student
FPI Fellow
Master from Universitat de Barcelona
ppineiro@cicbiomagune.es

'SERS bioimaging'


PhD Student (CIC biomaGUNE/CIC nanoGUNE)
Master from Utrecht University, The Netherlands
mwagner@cicbiomagune.es

'SERS and SEIRA'


PhD Student
Master from Universidad Complutense de Madrid
larmero@cicbiomagune.es

'Nanoparticles for biorecognition'


PhD Student
Master from University of Victoria, Canada
kvangordon@cicbiomagune.es

'Biomolecular nanoparticle assembly'


PhD Student
Master from University of Bordeaux, France
fbevilacqua@cicbiomagune.es

'Nanoparticle synthesis for optical trapping'


PhD Student
Master from University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
ltroncoso@cicbiomagune.es

'Intracellular SERS studies'


PhD Student
Master from University of Trieste, Italy mlonza@cicbiomagune.es

'SERS and microfluidics'


PhD Student
Master from University of Barcelona, Spain lborrallo@cicbiomagune.es

'chiral nanostructures'

 
Alumni

Postdoctoral Research Associate
Juan de la Cierva Fellow
Ph.D. from University of the Basque Country

'Polymer nanocomposites'

Postdoctoral Research Associate
Ph.D. from Vall d'Hebron Research Institute and Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona

'3D cell and tissue models'

PhD Student

Graduated at Universidad de Barcelona

'Development of bioinks'

PhD Student
FPI Fellow
Graduated at Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona

'Plasmonic chirality'

Postdoctoral Research Associate
Ph.D. from IIT Madras, India

'DNA-metal nanoparticle hybrids'

CIC biomaGUNE platform manager
Graduated from Universidad de Vigo, Spain

'Colloidal Nanofabrication'

PhD student and Postdoctoral Researcher
Ph. D. from the University of the Basque Country, Spain

'SERS analysis of cancer metabolism'

PhD Student
Graduated at University of Zaragoza, Master Degree from University of Sevilla

'Multifunctional contrast agents'

Ikerbasque Fellow
Ph.D. UPV/EHU- Philipps University Marburg

'Synthesis, functionalization and characterization of plasmonic structures'

Postdoctoral Research Associate
Ph.D. from Universidad de Cantabria

'Spectroscopy and Nanothermometry'

Postdoctoral Research Associate
Ph.D. from IISER Pune, India

'Nanoparticle assemblies'

Postdoctoral Research Associate
Ph.D. from Universidade de Vigo, Spain

'Environmental SERS detection'

Postdoctoral Research Associate
Fellow Gipuzkoa
Ph.D. from Cardiff University

'Bioimaging'

Postdoctoral Research Associate
Fellow Gipuzkoa
Ph.D. from University of Campinas, Brazil

'Complex data analysis'

Postdoctoral Research Associate
Juan de la Cierva Fellow
Ph.D. from the Chinese University of Hong Kong

'Synthesis and spectroscopy'

PhD Student
Graduated at Tor Vergata University, Rome

'Cell imaging'

PhD Student
Graduated at University of Barcelona

'Hybrid nanomaterials'

Postdoctoral Research Associate
Ph.D. from Utrecht University, The Netherlands

'Environmental SERS detection'

Postdoctoral Research Associate
Ph.D. from Eberhard Karls Universitšt TŁbingen, Germany

'3D cell models'

Postdoctoral Research Associate
Ph.D. from Instituto Venezolano de Investigaciones Cientificas

'Protein modeling'

PhD Student (2018-2021)
Graduated at Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune, India

'Nanoparticle synthesis'

PhD Student (2017-2021)
Graduated at Grenoble INP, France

'Integration of plasmonic sensing devices'

Postdoctoral Research Associate (2019-2020)
Ph.D. from University of Sao Paulo

'Nanozymes'

Postdoctoral Research Associate
Ph.D. from Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India

'3D printing'

Postdoctoral Research Associate (2019-2020)
Ph.D. from State University of Campinas, Brazil

'Sandwich immunosensing'

Postdoctoral Research Associate (2018-2020)
Ph.D. from University of Bayreuth, Germany

'Plasmonic sensing of bacterial infections'

PhD Student (2016-2020)
Graduated at Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain

'Synthesis of plasmonic nanoparticles for optoacoustic imaging'

Postdoctoral Research Associate (2019)
Ph.D. from University of the Basque Country

'Liquid biopsy devices'

Ikerbasque Research Fellow (2014-2019)
Ph.D. from the University of Valladolid, Spain

'Colloidal nanofabrication'

Postdoctoral Research Associate (2017-2018)

'Biofunctionalization'

Postdoctoral Research Associate (2016-2018)

'Plasmonic Heaters Linked to Lanthanide-Based Nanothermometers for Photodynamic Therapy in the Near-Infrared'

Postdoctoral Research Associate (2016-2018)

'Chiral plasmonic sensing'

PhD Student (2014-2017); Postdoctoral Research Associate (2017-2018)

'Synthesis and laser effects of plasmonic nanoparticles'

Postdoctoral Research Associate (2016-2018)

'Synthesis of plasmonic nanostructures'

PhD Student (2014-2017)

'Plasmonic sensors'

PhD Student (2014-2017)

'Plasmonic hybrid systems for biodetection'

Postdoctoral Research Associate (2016-2017)

'Plasmonic control of cell adhesion'

Postdoctoral Research Associate (2015-2017)

'Study of the interactions of plasmonic substrates with bacteria and eukaryotic cells'

'Ikerbasque Research Fellow (2012-2017)'

'Synthesis and assembly of nanoparticles'

'Postdoc (2016)'

'Nanoplasmonic technologies'

'Postdoc (2014-2016)'

'Microcapsule synthesis through layer-by-layer assembly'

'Postdoc (2013-2015) and Project Management (2016)'

'Composite plasmonic nanostructures'

PhD Student (2012-2016)

'Biosensing using metal nanoparticles'

PhD student (2012-2016)

'Rational synthesis and self-assembly of anisotropic plasmonic nanoparticles'

Postdoctoral Research Associate (2013-2016)

'Plasmonic substrates for cell recognition'

PhD Student (2012-2016)

'Gold nanostars: synthesis, stabilization and applications as surface enhanced Raman scattering tags'

PhD Student (2012-2016)

'Engineering the morphology and organization of gold nanostructures for SERS detection'

Postdoctoral Research Associate (2014-2015)

'Nanoparticle self-assembly'

Research Technician (2015-2016)

PhD Student (2012-2015)

'Directed self-assembly of Janus nanoparticles for SERS applications'

Visiting Postdoctoral Researcher (2014-2015)
Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brasil,

Postdoctoral Research Associate (2013-2014)

'Synthesis of plasmonic substrates'

Postdoctoral Research Associate (2012-2014)

'Nanoplasmonics'

Postdoctoral Research Associate (2013-2014)

'Synthesis of plasmonic structures'

Postdoctoral Research Associate (2012-2014)

'Synthesis of plasmonic nanoparticles for biodetection'

Postdoctoral Research Associate (2012-2014)

'Design and fabrication of plasmonic substrates for SERS detection'
Visitors

Visiting undergraduate student from Université Paris Est Créteil - Val de Marne (01/06/2024 - 31/07/2024)

Visiting undergraduate student from Université Paris Est Créteil - Val de Marne (01/06/2024 - 31/07/2024)

Visiting undergraduate student from University of the Basque Country (UPV-EHU) (01/02/2024 - 30/06/2024)

Visiting undergraduate student from Université Paris Est Créteil - Val de Marne (01/06/2023 - 31/07/2023)

Visiting Master's student from Universidad Autonoma de Madrid (22/05/2023 - 31/07/2023)

Visiting PhD student from Universidade Nova, Lisbon, Portugal (01/05/2023 - 31/07/2023)

Visiting Masters student from University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain (15/04/2023 - 30/06/2023)

Visiting PhD student from Tianjin University, China (13/02/2023 - 12/03/2024)

Visiting undergraduate student from University of Oxford, UK (23/06/2022 - 13/08/2022)

Visiting Masters student from University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain (04/04/2022 - 15/07/2022)

Visiting PhD student from University of Padua, Italy (15/03/2022 - 15/06/2022)

Visiting Professor from Bilkent University, Turkey (28/02/2022 - 07/03/2022)

Visiting Professor from Cornell University, USA (10/01/2022 - 31/08/2022)

Visiting PhD student from Universidad Nacional de Gral. San Martín, Argentina (03/01/2022 - 30/03/2022)

Visiting postdoc from the University of Konstanz, Germany (22/11/2021 - 30/11/2021)

Visiting PhD Student from KU Leuven, Belgium (02/11/2021 - 30/11/2021)

Visiting Undergraduate Student from University of Granada, Spain (15/07/2021 - 31/08/2021)

Visiting Undergraduate Student from University of the Basque Country, Spain (01/06/2021 - 30/06/2021)

Visiting Undergraduate Student from University of the Basque Country, Spain (08/03/2021 - 31/07/2021)

Visiting Masters Student from University of the Basque Country, Spain (01/12/2020 - 30/06/2021)

Visiting Undergraduate Student from University of Padua, Italy (07/01/2020 - 30/06/2020)

Visiting PhD Student from University of Warsaw, Poland (01/11/2019 - 20/12/2019)

Visiting PhD Student from University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany (15/10/2019 - 15/11/2019)

Visiting Undergraduate Student from Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, Spain (08/07/2019 - 31/08/2019)

Visiting PhD Student from University of Freiburg, Germany (01/06/2019 - 15/08/2019)

Visiting Undergraduate Student from ENS Cachan, France (01/06/2019 - 31/07/2019)

Visiting PhD Student from SouthEast University, China (03/01/2019 - 31/07/2020)

Visiting PhD Student from Universidad de Cantabria, Spain (07/01/2019 - 28/02/2019)

Visiting Undergraduate Student from Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain (01/07/2018 - 31/08/2018)

Visiting Researcher from RMIT, Australia (01/06/2018 - 31/10/2018)

Visiting Masters Student from University of Padua, Italy (01/05/2018 - 31/07/2018)

Visiting PhD Student from University of Warsaw, Poland (01/03/2018 - 31/08/2018)

Visiting PhD Student from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain (01/03/2018 - 30/04/2018)

Visiting Professor (Fulbright Fellow) from Indiana University, USA (10/01/2018 - 30/04/2018)

Visiting Masters Student from TU Vienna and University of Vienna, Austria (01/10/2017 - 31/03/2018)

Visiting Undergraduate Student from Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain (03/07/2017 - 31/08/2017)

Visiting Masters Student from University of Graz, Austria (03/07/2017 - 15/09/2017)

Visiting Masters Student from University of Graz, Austria (03/07/2017 - 15/09/2017)

Visiting Masters Student from University of Munich, Germany (10/05/2017 - 10/07/2017)

Visiting Postdoctoral Researcher from University of Antwerp, Belgium (02/05/2017 - 28/05/2017)

Visiting Masters Student from University of Hamburg, Germany (01/03/2017 - 31/05/2017)

Visiting Masters Student from University of Padua, Italy (01/03/2017 - 31/08/2017)

Visiting Postdoctoral Researcher from University of Padua, Italy (01/04/2017 - 30/09/2017)

Visiting Professor from University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain (01/03/2017 - 31/04/2017)

Visiting PhD Student from University of Warsaw, Poland (01/11/2016 - 31/04/2017)

Visiting PhD Student from University of Jena, Germany (01/10/2016 - 30/11/2016)

Visiting Student from KU Leuven, Belgium (01/10/2016 - 31/10/2016)

Visiting Professor from Tohoku University, Japan (19/09/2016 - 23/09/2016)

Visiting Professor from KU Leuven, Belgium (30/08/2016 - 23/09/2016)

Visiting Professor from ICFO, Barcelona, Spain (08/08/2016 - 20/08/2016)

Visiting PhD Student from University of Calabria, Italy (01/05/2016 - 31/10/2016)

Visiting Professor from Georgia Institue of Technology, USA (23/05/2016 - 11/07/2016)

Visiting Researcher from Imperial College London, UK (15/04/2016 - 17/05/2016)

Visiting PhD Student from Sharif University of Technology, Iran (06/01/2016 - 05/04/2016)

Visiting PhD Student from CNEA, Argentina (15/10/2015 - 15/12/2015)

Visiting Researcher from University of Hamburg, Germany (01/09/2015 - 30/11/2015)

Visiting Researcher from Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland (03/08/2015 - 31/08/2015)

Visiting Researcher from KU Leuven, Belgium (17/04/2015 - 31/08/2015)

Visiting PhD Student from Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain (01/05/2015 - 31/07/2015)

Visiting PhD Student from University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy (09/03/2015 - 10/09/2015)

Visiting PhD Student from University of Bielefeld, Germany (05/03/2015 - 02/05/2015)

Visiting PhD Student from University of Valencia, Spain (01/03/2015 - 30/04/2015)

Visiting PhD Student from Universit√  Milano Bicocca, Italy (06/10/2014 - 02/11/2014)

Visiting Professor from Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Spain (01/10/2014 - 31/12/2014)

Visiting PhD Student from Universit√  degli Studi di Palermo, Italy (15/09/2014 - 15/12/2014)

Visiting PhD Student from Victoria University Wellington, New Zeland (25/08/2014 to 12/09/2014)

Visiting undergraduate student under the Programme "Joves i Ciencia" from Fundació La Pedrera (25/08/2014 - 12/09/2014)

Visiting PhD Student from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany (28/04/2014 - 30/05/2014)

Visiting PhD Student from EPFL, Switzerland (28/04/2014 - 30/05/2014)

Visiting Masters Student from University Bayreuth, Germany (07/01/2014 - 28/03/2014)

Visiting PhD Student from the Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland (20/01/2014 - 14/02/2014)

Visiting Researcher from University of Strasbourg, France (05/05/2013 - 18/05/2013)

Visiting PhD Student from IIT, Pisa (11/2012 - 02/2013)