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Doctoral researcher Kandeel Shafique will represent URV in the internal phase organised by Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions for the world-class pitch competition Falling Walls

The Falling Walls competition is an opportunity for researchers to present their innovative ideas and projects to the international scientific community Falling Walls Lab is a world-class pitch competition, networking forum, and stepping stone that brings together a diverse and interdisciplinary pool of students and early-career professionals by providing a stage for breakthrough ideas both […]

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The project’s second publication has been published in an international, peer-reviewed, open-access journal “Pathogens”!

This study demonstrates a comprehensive report on inflammatory and regulatory cytokines in cows affected by naturally occurring subclinical and clinical mastitis. In naturally occurring mastitis, knowledge, at the cellular and molecular level, of the host immune response and during the infection is fundamental to the early and timely diagnosis, and in perspective pathogenesis-based treatment. Immune […]

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Second round of milk samples collection completed

Improved experimental protocols as well as foundations for the preliminary panel of biomarkers for early mastitis detection – those were the major highlights of the second round of 6-day-long field tests in Biosens4PrecisionMastitis that ended on October 18, 2021 in Urbanki (Northern Poland). This was another important experimental step in our project, which brings us closer to […]

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Video of Biosens4PrecisionMastitis project on YouTube!

We are proud to announce that we have just uploaded to our YouTube channel an engaging video that describes the aims of our Biosens4PrecisionMastitis project, providing details of the technology we are developing, and discussing the expected project impact. Hope you enjoy it and find the story inspiring and entertaining!

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Biosens4PrecisionMastitis project presented at URV website

The aims, background and consortium of Biosens4PrecisionMastitis project are presented at URV website. La URV coordina un projecte per millorar la diagnosi precoç de la mastitis bovina a través de biosensors És un projecte de tres anys de durada i hi pren part un equip investigador del Departament d’Enginyeria Electrònica, amb la professora d’investigació ICREA […]

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First round of milk samples collection completed

With a total of 600 milk samples collected from 35 cows, the first round of field tests in Biosens4PrecisionMastitis ended on June 21, 2021 in Urbanki (Northern Poland). This was an important experimental step in our project, which will allow for the identification of miRNAs and key cytokines/antimicrobial peptides with a potential to distinguish between […]

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The project’s first publication has been published

The first publication within this project, the literature review article states a broad overview of the factors and their role in the development of inflammation in bovine mastitis. The paper of author group has been published on March, 17, 2022: Vitenberga-Verza, Zane, Māra Pilmane, Ksenija Šerstņova, Ivars Melderis, Łukasz Gontar, Maksymilian Kochański, Andżelika Drutowska, Gergely […]

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ICRAD initial grant holders’ meeting

On May 27th, the ICRAD initial grant holders’ meeting took place on-line. All ICRAD funded projects were presented by the Project Coordinators. It was a very interesting journey to better understand animal diseases, technology platforms to produce vaccines, and novel detection technologies. Our project closed the seminar presenting new sensing technology to achieve prompt and efficient diagnosis of bovine […]

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