Main Speakers

 

Jas Pal Badyal

FUNCTIONAL NANOCOATINGS FOR SURFACE BIOMIMETICS

Chemistry Department, Durham University, UK

Georges Belfort

TRANSPORT THOUGH THE NUCLEAR PORE COMPLEX: MECHANISTIC IDEAS AND DEVELOPMENT OF AN ARTIFICIAL NANO-SELECTIVE FILTER

Howard P. Isermann Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA

Francesco CIARDELLI

VNEW FUNCTIONAL AND SMART MATERIALS THROUGH MOLECULAR MODIFICATION AND BLENDING OF BIORELATED POLYMERS

University of Pisa, Department of Chemistry and Industrial Chemistry, Italy

Henri Cramail

VEGETABLE-BASED BUILDING BLOCKS FOR THE SYNTHESIS OF RENEWABLE POLYMERS

Laboratoire de Chimie des Polymères Organiques (LCPO), University of Bordeaux, France

Bas De Bruin

BIO-INSPIRED CATALYTIC RADICAL-TYPE TRANSFORMATIONS

Homogeneous and Supramolecular Catalysis Group, van’t Hoff Institute for Molecular Chemistry (HIMS), University of Amsterdam, Netherland

Tao Deng

BIOINSPIRED SYSTEM FOR THERMAL ENERGY MANAGEMENT

GE Global Research Center, Niskayuna, USA

Sam De Visser

REACTIVITY AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES OF METAL-OXO CORROLES: HOW DO THEY COMPARE TO PORPHYRINS?

Manchester Interdisciplinary Biocenter and School of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science, University of Manchester, United Kingdom

Jim De Yoreo

PATHWAYS OF MATRIX PROTEIN SELF-ASSEMBLY AND SUBSEQUENT MINERAL NUCLEATION

Molecular Foundry, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA

Tongxiang Fan

BIOINSPIRED MATERIALS DERIVED FROM NATURAL SPECIES

School of Materials Science and Engineering, Shanghai Jiaotong University, China

 

Mustafa Guler

SURFACE-ADHESIVE AND BIOACTIVE SELF-ASSEMBLED PEPTIDE NANOFIBERS FOR BIOINSPIRED FUNCTIONALIZATION OF METAL SURFACES

Bilkent University, Institute of Materials Science and Nanotechnology, National Nanotechnology Research Center (UNAM), TURKEY

Karsten Haupt

MOLECULARLY IMPRINTED POLYMERS : BIOMIMETIC SYNTHETIC ANTIBODIES

Université de Technologie de Compiègne, France

Wais Hosseini

MOLECULAR TECTONICS: FROM ATOMS TO PERIODIC ARCHITECTURES

Université de Strasbourg, Institut Le Bel, France

Olli Ikkala

BIOMIMETIC NANOCOMPOSITES BY SELF-ASSEMBLY

Molecular Materials, Aalto University (formerly Helsinki Univ. of Tech.), Finland

Raz Jelinek

POLYDIACETYLENE – A UNIQUE CHROMATIC BIOMIMETIC POLYMER FOR MEMBRANE, BACTERIAL, AND CELLULAR SENSING

Department of Chemistry and Ilse Katz Institute for Nanotechnology, Ben Gurion University, Israel

Vadim Kessler

NANOPARTICULATE METAL OXIDE MATRICES FOR BIO- AND DRUG DELIVERY: SYNTHESIS, FUNCTION AND BIO-DIGESTION

Department of Chemistry, BioCenter, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Sweden

Rüdiger Kniep

BIOMIMETIC MORPHOGENESIS AND STRUCTURE OF CALCITE STATOLITHS (OTOCONIA): AN APPROACH TOWARDS DEEPER UNDERSTANDING OF A BIO-SENSOR AND ITS FUNCTION

Max-Planck-Institut für Chemische Physik fester Stoffe, Germany

Kock-Yee Law

DESIGN, SURFACE PROPERTIES AND APPLICATIONS OF “ROBUST” SUPEROLEOPHOBIC SURFACES

Xerox Corporation, USA

Jiang Lei

BIO-INSPIRED, SMART, MULTISCALE INTERFACIAL MATERIALS

Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Xuehong Lu

A BIOMIMETIC APPROACH TO ENHANCING INTERFACIAL INTERACTIONS IN POLYMER NANOCOMPOSITES

School of Materials Science and Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Pierre Lutz

POLY(ETHYLENE OXIDE) BASED MATERIALS: FROM SYNTHESIS TO BIOMEDICAL APPLICATIONS

Institut Charles Sadron, France

Dominique Mandon

BIOMIMETIC ACTIVATION OF MOLECULAR OXYGEN BY NON-HEME FE(II) COMPLEXES WITH TRIPODAL NITROGEN LIGANDS: A FUNDAMENTAL APPROACH

Laboratoire de Chimie Biomimétique des Métaux de Transition, Institut de Chimie de Strasbourg, France

Abraham Marmur

SUPER-HYDROPHOBICITY AND SUPER-HYGROPHOBICITY: IN AIR, UNDER A LIQUID, ON A LIQUID

Chemical engineering department Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Israel

Rachel Meallet-Renault

SELF-ASSEMBLED MICELLAR FLUORESCENT NANOOBJECTS FOR BIOIMAGING APPLICATIONS

ENS Cachan, France

Christopher K. Ober

POLYMER BRUSHES: TUNING THE BIOLOGY-MATERIALS INTERFACE

Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Department of Materials Science & Engineering, Cornell University, USA

Yves Queneau

A BIOMIMETIC APPROACH TOWARDS NEW PSEUDO GLYCOCONJUGATES FOR SUPRAMOLECULAR APPLICATIONS

Institut de Chimie et Biochimie Moléculaires et Supramoléculaires, Université Lyon 1, INSA Lyon, CPE Lyon, France

Thomas Scheibel

STRUCTURAL PROTEINS: BIO-INSPIRED POLYMERS FOR FIBERS, PARTICLES, FILMS, AND MORE

Lehrstuhl Biomaterialien, Universität Bayreuth, Germany

Anupama Sharma

BIO-NANOCOMPOSITES BASED ON CELLULOSE NANOFIBERS (FROM AGRICULTURAL BIOMASS) REINFORCED IN THERMOPLASTIC STARCH POLYMER

University Institute of Chemical Engineering and Technology, Panjab University, India

Yanlin Song

FABRICATION AND APPLICATIONS OF POLYMER PHOTONIC CRYSTALS

Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Richard Spontak

ON THE VERSATILITY OF SILK FIBROIN AS A DESIGNER POLYMER

Departments of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering and Materials Science & Engineering, North Carolina State University, USA

Russel Stewart

SANDCASTLE WORMS AND CADDISFLY LARVA: INSPIRING NEW BIOMATERIALS THROUGH CO-POLYELECTROLYTE CONDENSATION

Department of Bioengineering, University of Utah, USA

Anna Tampieri

INTELLIGENT BIO-MATERIALS FOR TISSUE ENGINEERING AND NANOMEDICINE

National Research Council, Institute of Science and Technology for Ceramics: ISTEC-CNR, Italy

Vladimir Tsukruk

CELL SURFACE ENGINEERING WITH SYNTHETIC AND NATURAL LBL NANOSHELLS

School of Materials Science and Engineering and BIONIC Center, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

Silvia Vignolini

STRUCTURAL COLOR IN PLANTS

Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics, University of Cambridge, UK

Nicolas H. Voelcker

NANOMATERIALS ENGINEERING WITH DIATOMS

Mawson Institute, University of South Australia, Australia

Valentine Vullev

THE BROAD IMPACT OF BIOLOGICAL INSPIRATION: FROM SUSTAINABLE ENERGY TO HEALTHCARE

Department of Bioengineering, Department of Biochemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of California, USA

Hu Yan

SUPER WATER-REPELLENT SOLID SURFACES: POTENTIAL APPLICATION IN CELL CULTURES

College of Chemistry and Molecular Engineering, Zhengzhou University, China

Bai Yang

RESPONSIVE POLYMER HYBRID MATERIALS BASED ON BIO-INSPIRED MICRO- AND NANO- ORDERED STRUCTURES

State Key Lab of Supermolecular Structure and Materials, College of Chemistry Jilin University, China

Jackie Yi-Ru Ying

NANOCOMPOSITE DESIGN OF ADVANCED MULTIFUNCTIONAL BIOMATERIALS

Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, Singapore

Cordt Zollfrank

BIOTEMPLATING OF OPTICAL AND PHOTONIC MATERIALS

Biogene Polymere, Technische Universität München, Straubing, Germany

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Deadlines

End of Oral Abstract Submission
May 15th, 2012

Oral Acceptance Notification
June 6th, 2012

Early Registration
July 20th, 2012

End of Poster Abstract Submission
August 31st, 2012