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Recruitment & Selection of ESRs

1.2 Recruitment & Selection of ESRs (Month 6)

5.8 Bioclean Final Conference (40)

5.8 Bioclean Final Conference (40)

Dissemination of results in publications (Month 40-48)

Dissemination of results in publications (Month 40-48)

ESR Attendance and/or Presenting at pre-identified external conferences/events. (Month 18)

5.6 ESR Attendance and/or Presenting at pre-identified external conferences/events. (Month 18, 36)

ESR Attendance and/or Presenting at pre-identified external conferences/events. (Month 36)

5.6 ESR Attendance and/or Presenting at pre-identified external conferences/events. (Month 18, 36)

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Confocal Raman microscopy to identify bacteria in oral subgingival biofilm models

Author(s): Lukas Simon Kriem, Kevin Wright, Renzo Alberto Ccahuana-Vasquez, Steffen Rupp
Published in: PLOS ONE, Issue 15/5, 2020, Page(s) e0232912, ISSN 1932-6203
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0232912

Non-Destructive Monitoring of P. fluorescens and S. epidermidis Biofilm under Different Media by Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy and Other Corroborative Techniques

Author(s): Marco Consumi, Kamila Jankowska, Gemma Leone, Claudio Rossi, Alessio Pardini, Eric Robles, Kevin Wright, Anju Brooker, Agnese Magnani
Published in: Coatings, Issue 10/10, 2020, Page(s) 930, ISSN 2079-6412
DOI: 10.3390/coatings10100930

Measurement of the zeta-potential of solid surfaces through Laser Doppler Electrophoresis of colloid tracer in a dip-cell: Survey of the effect of ionic strength, pH, tracer chemical nature and size

Author(s): Helena Mateos, Alessandra Valentini, Eric Robles, Anju Brooker, Nicola Cioffi, Gerardo Palazzo
Published in: Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, Issue 576, 2019, Page(s) 82-90, ISSN 0927-7757
DOI: 10.1016/j.colsurfa.2019.05.006

A Reproducible Method for Growing Biofilms on Polystyrene Surfaces: Biomass and Bacterial Viability Evolution of Pseudomonas fluorescens and Staphylococcus epidermidis

Author(s): Valeria Angarano, Cindy Smet, Simen Akkermans, Theodora Akritidou, Bart Huyck, Andre Chieffi, Jan F. M. Van Impe
Published in: Applied Sciences, Issue 10/13, 2020, Page(s) 4544, ISSN 2076-3417
DOI: 10.3390/app10134544

Orthogonal wave superposition of wrinkled, plasma-oxidised, polydimethylsiloxane surfaces

Author(s): Luca Pellegrino, Sepideh Khodaparast, João T. Cabral
Published in: Soft Matter, Issue 16/3, 2020, Page(s) 595-603, ISSN 1744-683X
DOI: 10.1039/c9sm02124h

In-Situ High Resolution Dynamic X-ray Microtomographic Imaging of Olive Oil Removal in Kitchen Sponges by Squeezing and Rinsing

Author(s): Abhishek Shastry, Paolo Palacio-Mancheno, Karl Braeckman, Sander Vanheule, Ivan Josipovic, Frederic Van Assche, Eric Robles, Veerle Cnudde, Luc Van Hoorebeke, Matthieu Boone
Published in: Materials, Issue 11/8, 2018, Page(s) 1482, ISSN 1996-1944
DOI: 10.3390/ma11081482

Surfactant Interactions with Protein-Coated Surfaces: Comparison between Colloidal and Macroscopically Flat Surfaces

Author(s): Helena Mateos, Alessandra Valentini, Francesco Lopez, Gerardo Palazzo
Published in: Biomimetics, Issue 5/3, 2020, Page(s) 31, ISSN 2313-7673
DOI: 10.3390/biomimetics5030031

The potential of violet, blue, green and red light for the inactivation of P. fluorescens as planktonic cells, individual cells on a surface and biofilms

Author(s): Valeria Angarano, Simen Akkermans, Cindy Smet, Andre Chieffi, Jan F.M. Van Impe
Published in: Food and Bioproducts Processing, Issue 124, 2020, Page(s) 184-195, ISSN 0960-3085
DOI: 10.1016/j.fbp.2020.07.019

Study on the Effect of Contrast Agent on Biofilms and Their Visualization in Porous Substrate Using X-ray μCT

Author(s): Abhishek Shastry, Xabier Villanueva, Hans Steenackers, Veerle Cnudde, Eric Robles, Matthieu N. Boone
Published in: Applied Sciences, Issue 10/16, 2020, Page(s) 5435, ISSN 2076-3417
DOI: 10.3390/app10165435

Combined Use of Streaming Potential and UV/Vis To Assess Surface Modification of Fabrics via Soil Release Polymers

Author(s): Alessandra Valentini, Serafim Bakalis, Kostantinos Gkatzionis, Gerardo Palazzo, Nicola Cioffi, Cinzia Di Franco, Eric Robles, Anju Brooker, Melanie M. Britton
Published in: Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, Issue 58/32, 2019, Page(s) 14839-14847, ISSN 0888-5885
DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.9b02604