Dr. Sanda Boca-Farcău

Scientific Researcher I


Department: Molecular and Biomolecular Physics
Research Team: Molecular and Biomolecular Technologies

Phone: (+40)264-584037, int. 180
Office: Building B, Room B2.03
E-mail: sanda.boca@itim-cj.ro

Research Interests and Expertise

  • Nanoparticles and theranostic nanocompounds, Optical and vibrational (micro)spectroscopy, Nanomedicine, Nanotoxicology
  • Synthesis of noble metal nanoparticles
  • Conjugation of nanoparticles with bio(macro)molecules (imaging agents, drugs, bioactive compounds)
  • Physicochemical characterization of nanoparticles and nanocompounds
  • Cellular imaging by Raman/ surface-enhanced Raman (SERS) spectroscopy and dark field microscopy
  • Nano-chemotherapy, Plasmonic hyperthermia.


PhD Physics – 2011 – Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
MSc Biophysics and Medical Physics – 2008 – Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
BSc Medical Physics – 2006 – Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania