Biomimetic compartmentalization approach in designing nanoreactor with organelle-like function

Vimalkumar Balasubramanian

University of Helsinki

Vimalkumar Balasubramanian obtained his PhD in Chemistry and Nanoscience from University of Basel, Switzerland in 2011. After that he joined as a project leader in the Division of Pharmaceutical Technology, University of Basel, Switzerland. Currently, he is a senior postdoctoral researcher in Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Helsinki, Finland. His research interests are nanoparticle engineering for drug delivery and targeting and nanoreactor applications.


Introduction In nature, biological cell is regarded as an intricated microenvironment, in which myriad of enzymes work together to catalyze concurrently multiple chemical reactions concurrently that are crucial for metabolism... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Vimalkumar Balasubramanian (University of Helsinki)
  2. Alexandra Correia (University of Helsinki)
  3. Hongbo Zhang (University of Helsinki)
  4. Flavia Fontana (University of Helsinki)
  5. Ermei Mäkilä (University of Turku)
  6. Jarno Salonen (University of Turku)
  7. Jouni Hirvonen (University of Helsinki)
  8. Helder A. Santos (University of Helsinki)

Topic Areas

Biological & medical nanodevices and biosensors , Bionanocatalysis and nanobiosystems


OS2-105 » Biological & medical nanodevices and biosensors - Bionanocatalysis and nanobiosystems (16:00 - Thursday, 29th September, Tower 24 - Room 105)

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