“Cardiorespiratory toxicity of environmentally relevant zinc oxide nanoparticles…” is now available online

Following the recent acceptance of our manuscript by the journal Nanotoxicology, our publication has been formatted and is now available online at the journal's website. The article can be reached here: http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/17435390.2014.982737. A personal or institutional subscription is required to view the article in its entirety. The full title, authors, and abstract for the publication are as follows: … Continue reading “Cardiorespiratory toxicity of environmentally relevant zinc oxide nanoparticles…” is now available online

Manuscript receives final acceptance for publication in Nanotoxicology

A new manuscript entitled "Cardiorespiratory toxicity of environmentally relevant zinc oxide nanoparticles in the freshwater fish Catostomus commersonii" has received final acceptance for publication in the journal Nanotoxicology. The study included contributions by Chris and Dieni Research Group alumnus Neal Callaghan. The work was spearheaded by honours students of Dr. Tyson MacCormack- Robin Bessember, Kathryn Butler, … Continue reading Manuscript receives final acceptance for publication in Nanotoxicology

“Physiological hepatic response to zinc oxide nanoparticle exposure…” is now online

Our recently-accepted publication, "Physiological hepatic response to zinc oxide nanoparticle exposure in the white sucker, Catostomus commersonii" is now available on the ScienceDirect site for Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - Part C: Toxicology and Pharmacology. As of April 5th - the paper is available in its unformatted, uncorrected version http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cbpc.2014.03.009 As of April 18th - the paper … Continue reading “Physiological hepatic response to zinc oxide nanoparticle exposure…” is now online

Chris delivers Biology seminar at the University of New Brunswick

Chris has just delivered a seminar entitled: "Trail of breadcrumbs: Discovering the molecular mechanisms of nanotoxicity in fish" at the University of New Brunswick (UNB). The seminar was part of the UNB Biology Seminar Series, a weekly event organized by UNB Biology graduate students. The seminar focused mainly on some of the purported mechanisms of … Continue reading Chris delivers Biology seminar at the University of New Brunswick

Manuscript receives final acceptance by Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology – Part C: Toxicology and Pharmacology

It's official! Our provisionally-accepted manuscript, "Physiological hepatic response to zinc oxide nanoparticle exposure in the white sucker, Catostomus commersonii," was revised and has now received final acceptance in the journal Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - Part C: Toxicology and Pharmacology. We're proud to say that the editors informed us of the good news a little over … Continue reading Manuscript receives final acceptance by Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology – Part C: Toxicology and Pharmacology

Neal is featured in the latest “Honours Profile” of The Argosy

Neal Callaghan has been featured in the latest "Honours Profile" instalment of The Argosy, Mount Allison University's student publication. Congratulations on this recognition! The article is currently available online here: http://www.argosy.ca/article/honours-profile-neal-callaghan Alternatively, a PDF version can be viewed here. Note: regrettably, while Neal certainly deserves every bit of the attention (and more), the article itself has some … Continue reading Neal is featured in the latest “Honours Profile” of The Argosy

Chris receives mention in Concordia University Magazine

Chris has earned a small feature in the "Class Acts" section of the Winter 2014 issue of Concordia University Magazine (one of his alma mater), describing his inaugural Carleton University Alumni Association Young Alumni Achievement Award (from his other alma mater). Featured in the picture are: (left) Dr. Christopher Dieni, B.Sc. (Biochemistry, 2004, Concordia),  Ph.D. … Continue reading Chris receives mention in Concordia University Magazine

“Spherical Gold Nanoparticles Impede the Function of Bovine Serum Albumin In vitro” is now online

Update (December 19, 2013): the article is now Open Access and has a functional DOI. Update (December 1, 2013): we have submitted payment for Open Access publishing, and hope to have this processed as soon as possible. In the meantime, please find a free courtesy corrected proof available, hosted by chrisdieni.com. The DOI is still not yet … Continue reading “Spherical Gold Nanoparticles Impede the Function of Bovine Serum Albumin In vitro” is now online

Neal and Pat present at ARCP 2013

Neal Callaghan and Pat Gormley have both delivered research presentations at the 6th Annual Atlantic Regional Comparative Physiology Workshop this past weekend, October 18th-20th, held at the Huntsman Marine Science Centre in beautiful St. Andrews, New Brunswick. On Saturday, Pat delivered an oral presentation entitled "In vitro effect of cerium oxide and zinc oxide nanoparticles … Continue reading Neal and Pat present at ARCP 2013

Manuscript accepted at Journal of Nanomaterials & Molecular Nanotechnology

Update (December 19, 2013): the article is now Open Access and has a functional DOI. Update (December 1, 2013): we have submitted payment for Open Access publishing, and hope to have this processed as soon as possible. In the meantime, please find a free courtesy corrected proof available, hosted by chrisdieni.com. The DOI is still … Continue reading Manuscript accepted at Journal of Nanomaterials & Molecular Nanotechnology