1. Polytech


EMNS - Engineering of Molecular NanoSystems


The EMNS Lab is part of the Chemistry and Materials Science Department of the Brussels School of Engineering and is active in various research topics with applications mainly in the field of Health and Environment.

Raphaël won a prize at the EDT-MAIN PhD Scientific Day

February 1, 2023

The EDT-MAIN2023 prize for the best oral communication went to Raphaël Dutour for his great talk on "the Development of an ovarian selective miRNA delivery system based on gold nanoparticles to overcome side effects of chemotherapy".

Job Offers: 1 PhD & 1 Post-doctoral position are open

January 20, 2023

A 4-year PhD fellowship and a 3-year postdoctoral fellowship are available in the EMNS lab to work on the synthesis and development of transmembrane transporters for ions.

New Publication

December 19, 2022

A Fluoride-Induced Aggregation Test to Quickly Assess the Efficiency of Ligand Exchange Procedures from Citrate Capped AuNPs. Maurice Retout, Bryan Gosselin, Jesse V. Jokerst, Ivan Jabin and Gilles Bruylants, Colloids and Surfaces A (2022). First published: 17 December 2022

SF Nano Annual meeting 2022: Victor won the Best Poster Award

December 8, 2022

Gilles and his team: Alessia, Bryan, Raphaël and Victor, attended the SF Nano 2022 conference in Strasbourg, December 5-7, presenting their works on the functionalization of gold and silver nanoparticles.

New Publication : Review on bicarbonate transporters

November 25, 2022

Transmembrane Transport of Bicarbonate by Anion Receptors. Luis Martínez-Crespo & Hennie Valkenier, ChemPlusChem (2022). First published: 13 October 2022