University of Hertfordshire

Dr Laura Urbano

Lecturer

Publications

  1. 2021
  2. Theranostic NIR-active Conjugated Polymer Nanoparticles

    Zhao, M., Leggett, E., Bourke, S., Poursanidou, S., Carter-Searjeant, S., Po, S., Palma do Carmo, M., Dailey, L. A., Manning, P., Ryan, S., Urbano, L., Green, M. & Rakovich, A., 12 May 2021, (E-pub ahead of print) In: ACS Nano. 15, 5, p. 8790-8802

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  3. 2020
  4. Conjugated polymer nanoparticles as multi-modal photodynamic therapy probes

    Zhao, M., Leggett, E., Carter-Searjeant, S., Po, S., Carmo, M. P., Urbano, L., Manning, P., Green, M. & Rakovich, A., 15 Dec 2020, 2020 International Conference Laser Optics (ICLO). IEEE, 1 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  5. Nanophotonic approaches to biosensing applications

    Rakovich, A., Po, S., Carmo, M. P. D., Zhao, M., Leggett, E., Carter-Searjeant, S., Walker, H., Lauri, A., Anguiano, S., Guyon, M. L., Reynoso, A., Urbano, L., Cortes, E., Huidobro, P. A., Manning, P., Fainstein, A., Maier, S. A., Pedano, M. L. & Green, M., 15 Dec 2020, 2020 International Conference Laser Optics (ICLO). IEEE, 1 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  6. Decoding the rubric for dissertation writing: a pilot workshop

    Urbano, L., 2020, In: Blended Learning in Practice. Spring 2020, p. 55-66 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  7. 2018
  8. Influence of the Surfactant Structure on Photoluminescent π-Conjugated Polymer Nanoparticles: Interfacial Properties and Protein Binding

    Urbano, L., Clifton, L., Ku, H. K., Kendall-Troughton, H., Vandera, K. K. A., Matarese, B. F. E., Abelha, T., Li, P., Desai, T., Dreiss, C. A., Barker, R. D., Green, M. A., Dailey, L. A. & Harvey, R. D., 29 May 2018, In: Langmuir. 34, 21, p. 6125-6137 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  9. 2017
  10. Post-polymerization C-H Borylation of Donor-Acceptor Materials Gives Highly Efficient Solid State Near-Infrared Emitters for Near-IR-OLEDs and Effective Biological Imaging

    Crossley, D. L., Urbano, L., Neumann, R., Bourke, S., Jones, J., Dailey, L. A., Green, M., Humphries, M. J., King, S. M., Turner, M. L. & Ingleson, M. J., 30 Aug 2017, In: ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. 9, 34, p. 28243-28249 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  11. Bright, near infrared emitting PLGA-PEG dye-doped CN-PPV nanoparticles for imaging applications

    Kemal, E., Abelha, T. F., Urbano, L., Peters, R., Owen, D. M., Howes, P., Green, M. & Dailey, L. A., 7 Mar 2017, (E-pub ahead of print) In: RSC Advances. 7, 25, p. 15255-15264 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  12. Silica passivated conjugated polymer nanoparticles for biological imaging applications

    Bourke, S., Urbano, L., Olona, A., Valderrama, F., Ann Dailey, L. & Green, M. A., 21 Feb 2017, Reporters, Markers, Dyes, Nanoparticles, and Molecular Probes for Biomedical Applications IX. SPIE, Vol. 10079.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  13. Ca2+-in vivo doped biosilica from living Thalassiosira weissflogii diatoms: Investigation on Saos-2 biocompatibility

    Leone, G., Vona, D., Lo Presti, M., Urbano, L., Cicco, S., Gristina, R., Palumbo, F., Ragni, R. & Farinola, G. M., 16 Jan 2017, In: MRS Advances. 2, 19-20, p. 1047-1058 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  14. Bright conjugated polymer nanoparticles containing a biodegradable shell produced at high yields and with tuneable optical properties by a scalable microfluidic device

    Abelha, T. F., Phillips, T. W., Bannock, J. H., Nightingale, A. M., Dreiss, C. A., Kemal, E., Urbano, L., Demello, J. C., Green, M. & Dailey, L. A., 6 Jan 2017, In: Nanoscale. 9, 5, p. 2009-2019 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  15. 2016
  16. Data from two different culture conditions of Thalassiosira weissflogii diatom and from cleaning procedures for obtaining monodisperse nanostructured biosilica

    Vona, D., Urbano, L., Bonifacio, M. A., De Giglio, E., Cometa, S., Mattioli-Belmonte, M., Palumbo, F., Ragni, R., Cicco, S. R. & Farinola, G. M., 1 Sep 2016, In: Data in Brief. 8, p. 312-319 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review