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ISGS eSeminar, December 2021

The Influence of Microwaves on Sol-Gel Chemistry by professor Maria Zaharescu

Bioinspired In Vitro Brain Vasculature Model for Nanomedicine Testing Based on Decellularized Spinach Leaves

Animal testing is often criticized due to ethical issues and complicated translation of the results obtained to the clinical stage of drug development. Existing alternative models for nanopharmaceutical testing still have many limitations and do not significantly decrease the number...

ISGS NewsLetter – October 2021

Welcome to the October 2021 ISGS Newsletter

e-Seminars

Dear ISGS Members, the ISGS will launch an eSeminar series, to build closer and more regular contacts within our solgel community between the biennial International Sol-Gel Conferences. The eSeminars will be open to any ISGS member who wished to be a part of the audience, priority will be given to our PhD students and emerging scientists, to provide opportunities for the future leaders of our community to interact with our current senior practitioners.

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ISGS eSeminar, December 2021

The Influence of Microwaves on Sol-Gel Chemistry by professor Maria Zaharescu

ISGS eSeminar, November 2021

En route from Metal Alkoxides to Metal Oxides: Metal Oxo/Alkoxo Clusters by professor Ulrich Schubert

6th International Conference of CIS Countries: Sol-Gel Synthesis and Research of Inorganic Compounds, Hybrid Functional Materials and Disperse Systems

The 6th International Conference of CIS Countries – “Sol-Gel Synthesis and Research of Inorganic Compounds, Hybrid Functional Materials and Disperse Systems” (Sol-Gel 2020) will be held on 11-15 October 2021 in Samarkand, Uzbekistan. The conference, which will be held at...

Sol-Gel 2022 in Lyon

The international Sol-Gel Conference SOLGEL 2021 will be held in Lyon, a 2000 years old Dear colleagues, We would like to thank you for the numerous abstracts already submitted for SOLGEL 2021. After discussion with the ISGS board and evaluation of the International Covid situation and travel limitations, we have decided to postpone the event to July 2022 (The final date will come soon). In the meantime, abstract submission remains open. If you have already submitted an abstract and you want to cancel the submission, or change the abstract, you will have the opportunity to do it. We apologize for this situation, and wish to meet all of you in safe conditions in our beautiful city of Lyon for a fantastic event in 2022. Sincerely The organizing committee

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2021 ISGS Call for ISGS Renata Reisfeld PhD Student Fellowship for Women in Sol-Gel Science and Technology

The ISGS Renata Reisfeld PhD Student Fellowship for Women (hereafter referred to as the Fellowship) is dedicated to women who are currently undertaking their PhD in the field of Sol-Gel Science and Technology.

ISGS PhD Thesis Award 2020 – a message from Professor Verónica de Zea Bermudez

Each year, the International Sol-Gel Society (ISGS) Board awards a prize to the student who has produced the best PhD thesis and made the most outstanding contribution to scientific and/or technological knowledge in the field of sol-gel chemistry and related...

2020 ISGS Call for ISGS Renata Reisfeld PhD Student Fellowship for Women in Sol-Gel Science and Technology

The ISGS Renata Reisfeld PhD Student Fellowship for Women (hereafter referred to as the Fellowship) is dedicated to women who are currently undertaking their PhD in the field of Sol-Gel Science and Technology.

The ISGS International Sol-Gel Conference Series Call for Applications to Host the 22nd Conference

The ISGS is now seeking applications from groups interesting in hosting the 22nd International Sol-Gel Conference. Full details regarding the application process and the Criteria against which applications will be assessed will soon be available on the ISGS website.

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ISGS NewsLetter – October 2021

Welcome to the October 2021 ISGS Newsletter

The Launch of Fundraising Campaigns for The United Nations International Year of Glass 2022: An Update from Professor Alicia Duran, Chair of IYOG2022

We are now focusing our campaign on companies, associations and institutions able to support IYOG with larger gifts. Such donations will be invaluable and will determine whether we can proceed.  

Bioinspired In Vitro Brain Vasculature Model for Nanomedicine Testing Based on Decellularized Spinach Leaves

Animal testing is often criticized due to ethical issues and complicated translation of the results obtained to the clinical stage of drug development. Existing alternative models for nanopharmaceutical testing still have many limitations and do not significantly decrease the number...

The Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology – Celebrating the 2020 Impact Factor and the Most Highly Cited JSST Papers

The recent release of journal impact factors (IF) for 2020 has highlighted a consistent improvement for JSST over the past few years, with the 2020 IF of 2.326 building significantly on the 2019 value (2.008).

Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology – An Update on recent initiatives

Throughout its nearly-30 -year history, one of the sustained features of JSST has been its role in publishing Special Issues containing collections of papers from key conferences within our community - in particular, the biennial International Sol-Gel conferences

2021 ISGS Call for ISGS Renata Reisfeld PhD Student Fellowship for Women in Sol-Gel Science and Technology

The ISGS Renata Reisfeld PhD Student Fellowship for Women (hereafter referred to as the Fellowship) is dedicated to women who are currently undertaking their PhD in the field of Sol-Gel Science and Technology.

ISGS PhD Thesis Award 2020 – a message from Professor Verónica de Zea Bermudez

Each year, the International Sol-Gel Society (ISGS) Board awards a prize to the student who has produced the best PhD thesis and made the most outstanding contribution to scientific and/or technological knowledge in the field of sol-gel chemistry and related...

2020 ISGS Call for ISGS Renata Reisfeld PhD Student Fellowship for Women in Sol-Gel Science and Technology

The ISGS Renata Reisfeld PhD Student Fellowship for Women (hereafter referred to as the Fellowship) is dedicated to women who are currently undertaking their PhD in the field of Sol-Gel Science and Technology.