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International multidisciplinary team working in soft matter, drug delivery, bio-nanotechnology fields. We aim to understand the interactions of membranes with nano-obiects including nanoparticles, nanotubes, polymers, polymeric micelles and polymer therapeutic complexes conjugates.

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Antibacterial Action of Nanoparticles by Lethal Stretching of Bacterial Cell Membranes

Adv. Mat. 32 (52), 2005679 (2020) Denver P. Linklater, Vladimir A. Baulin, Xavier Le Guével, Jean‐Baptiste Fleury, Eric Hanssen, The Hong Phong Nguyen, Saulius ...

Unexpected Cholesterol-Induced Destabilization of Lipid Membranes near Transmembrane Carbon Nanotubes

Phys. Rev. Lett. 124(3), 038001 (2020) Yachong Guo, Marco Werner, Jean Baptiste Fleury and Vladimir A. Baulin Cholesterol is a crucial component of mammalian c...

Simulations of Protein Adsorption on Nanostructured Surfaces

Scientific Reports, 9, 4694 (2019) Berardo M. Manzi, Marco Werner, Elena P. Ivanova, Russell J. Crawford and Vladimir A. Baulin Recent technological advances ha...

The Interaction of Giant Unilamellar Vesicles (GUVs) with the Surface Nanostructures on Dragonfly Wings

Langmuir, January (2019) S. Cheeseman, Vi Khanh Truong, V. Walter, F. Thalmann, C. M. Marques, Eric Hanssen, J. Vongsvivut, M. Tobin, V. A. Baulin, S. Juodkazis...

High-Throughput 3D Visualization of Nanoparticles attached to the Surface of Red Blood Cells

Nanoscale, December (2018) André Dias, Marco Werner, Kevin Ward, Jean-Baptiste Fleury, Vladimir A. Baulin Blood circulation is the main distribution route for s...

Tension-Induced Translocation of Ultra-Short Carbon Nanotube through a Phospholipid Bilayer

ACS Nano, November (2018) Yachong Guo, Marco Werner, Ralf Seemann, Vladimir A Baulin, and Jean-Baptiste Fleury Increasing awareness of bioeffects and toxicity o...

Kinetic evolution of DOPC lipid bilayers exposed to α-cyclodextrins

Soft Matter, , (2018) Monika Kluzek, Marc Schmutz, Carlos M. Marques and Fabrice Thalmann Cyclodextrins are cyclic oligosaccharides capable of forming inclusion...

Bridging molecular simulation models and elastic theories for amphiphilic membranes

J. Chem. Phys., 149, 014902 (2018) Adrien Berthault, Marco Werner, Vladimir A. Baulin The Single Chain Mean Field theory is used to link coarse-grained models o...

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Soft Matter field evolution analyzed by LLM

The Soft Matter field has seen significant developments over the past decade, with various topics emerging and gaining popularity. Here’s an analysis of ...

SoftComp 2023 Conference: Networking Website

To complement the exiting SoftComp 2023 Conference programme, this website enable participants to network on a digital space. By registering to softmap as m...

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Human cell culture models

The REPAIR-lab will use human in vitro systems to study the cellular effects of the nano-objects developed by the other partner laboratories.  The use of comple...

Computer simulations of protein-bilayer interactions

Mutual adaptation of the structure in molecular motors and impact of structural changes in the thermodynamic efficiency of the molecular motor. Open PhD positi...

Anti-bacterial surfaces inspired by cicada and dragonfly wings

This is the first reported example of a naturally existing surface with a physical structure that exhibits such effective bactericidal properties. Cicada wing n...

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