Recent publications co-authored with the Ukrainian partners

First publication :

Title: "A comparative multi-level toxicity assessment of carbon-based Gd-free dots and Gd-doped nanohybrids from coffee waste: hematology, biochemistry, histopathology and neurobiology study"
Authors: Halyna Kuznietsova, Natalia Dziubenko, Konstantin Paliienko, Natalia Pozdnyakova, Natalia Krisanova, Artem Pastukhov, Tetiana Lysenko, Marina Dudarenko, Valeriy Skryshevsky, Vladimir Lysenko & Tatiana Borisova

DOI: 10.1038/s41598-023-36496-4 - Open access link on HAL


Second publication :

Title: "In vitro and in vivo toxicity of carbon dots with different chemical compositions"
Authors: Halyna Kuznietsova, Alain Géloën, Nataliia Dziubenko, Alexander Zaderko, Sergei Alekseev, Vladimir Lysenko & Valeriy Skryshevsky

DOI: 10.1186/s11671-023-03891-9 - Open access link on HAL


Third publication :

Title: "Green Synthesis of biocompatible Gd3+-doped Ultrasmall Carbon-based Nanohybrids from Coffee Wastes"
Authors: Konstantin Paliienko, Anna Topchylo, Sergei Alekseev, Alain Géloën, Yurii Milovanov, Tetiana Lysenko, Valeriy Skryshevsky, Tatiana Borisova, Vladimir Lysenko

DOI: 10.1016/j.crcon.2023.09.001 - Open access link on Science Direct

Publication from CNR in Journal of Functional Biomaterials

Title: Fluorescent Carbon Dots from Food Industry By-Products for Cell Imaging
Authors: Federica Mancini, Arianna Menichetti, Lorenzo Degli Esposti, Monica Montesi, Silvia Panseri, Giada Bassi, Marco Montalti, Laura Lazzarini, Alessio Adamiano and Michele Iafisco

DOI: 10.3390/jfb14020090 - Open access link on Zenodo


UNAT promoted in the European Research Executive Agency's Christmas article:

Screenshot 2022 12 14 At 15 34 54 Make The Most Out Of The Holiday Season With EU Funded Research Projects

V. Lysenko Guest Editor of a Special issue "Photoacoustic and Photothermal Phenomena" in Nanomaterials


Special issue: https://www.mdpi.com/si/66002#mdpinanomaterials

Photoacoustic and Photothermal Phenomena Special issue flyer

UNAT workshop held on 31st May 2022 in the frame of the NanoHybrids conference



09.00 Iafisco Michele On the Use of Calcium Phosphate Nanoparticles as Agent for Magnetic and Nuclear in Vivo Imaging

09.30 Skliris Antonis Radiolabeling and imaging approaches for carbon-based nanohybrids

10.00 Geloen Alain The secret life of cells. What has to be known to efficiently test nanoparticles

11.00 Kuznietsova Halyna Antitumor activity of carbon dots with different chemical compositions.

11.30 Lysenko Vladimir Photo- and RF-induced heating of colloidal carbon dots with temperature dependent fluorescence

12.00 Mussabek Gauhar Preparation and characterization of the carbon-silicon hybrid nanostructures


Article in general media (extended version)

DW Video

Ukraine war: Researchers on the run | Tomorrow Today - The Science Magazine | DW | 27.05.2022

The war in Ukraine is also affecting the country's science community. Several educational institutions have been destroyed and scientists have been forced to flee. We met two biologists from Kyiv who are now pursuing their cancer research in France.


UNAT Project first newsletter - October 2021

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UNAT Project flyer 

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