Scientific Program

Talks

There will be a welcome reception on Sunday evening, 16 September, at 19:00
followed by dinner at 20:00.

 

MONday, 17 SEPTEMBER

9:00
Welcome and Introduction

9:20
Brain-targeting nanoparticles
Joerg Lahann / University of Michigan, USA

10:00
Nanoparticles for cell tracking applications: some basic considerations
Neus Feliu / University of Hamburg, Germany

10:40
Coffee break

11:10
Degradation of nanoparticles effects their colloidal properties and interaction with cells
Wolfgang Parak /University of Hamburg, Germany

11:50
Imaging with plasmonic nanoparticles
Luis Liz-Marzán /CIC biomaGUNE, Spain

12:30
Lunch

13:50
Use of composite nanoparticles for the inhibition of viral infections
Ronit Sarid / Bar-Ilan University, Israel

14:30
Multivalent nanosystems as potent influenza virus inhibitors
Daniel Lauster / Free University of Berlin, Germany

15:10
Coffee break

15:40
Nanotechnology to develop novel antivirals
Francesco Stellacci / EPFL, Switzerland

16:20
POSTER INTRODUCTION
Short presentation of all posters

 

POSTER SESSION

18:00
Presentation and discussion of all posters

20:00
Dinner

 

TUESDAY, 18 SEPTEMBER

9:00
Bio-responsive hybrid materials for regenerative medicine and biosensing
Molly M. Stevens / Imperial College London, UK

9:40
Nanomedicine based on DNA hybrid materials and supercharged polypeptides
Andreas Herrmann / DWI - Leibniz Institute for Interactive Materials, Germany

10:20
Coffee break

10:50
Crystallization pathways for protein crystals and colloidal assemblies
Sharon C. Glotzer / University of Michigan, USA

11:30
Targeting drug carriers in the vasculature
Vladimir Muzykantov / University of Pennsylvania, USA

12:10
Lunch

 

13:50
EXCURSION

17:30
End of excursion

19:00
Dinner

 

WEDNESday, 19 SEPTEMBER

9:00
Emerging concepts in clinical nanomedicine: hemodynamics and modulation of innate immunity
Joy Wolfram / Mayo Clinic, USA

9:40
Supramolecular engineering strategies to bridge nanoscale design and macroscopic applications
Alvaro Mata / Queen Mary University of London, UK

10:20
Coffee break

10:50
Nanophotonic metasurfaces for next generation biosensors

Hatice Altug / EPFL, Switzerland

11:30
Nanostraw mediated non-perturbative cell access and transfection
Nicholas Melosh / Stanford University, USA

12:10
Lunch

13:30
Biomimetic nanostructures as functional biomaterials
Nicholas A. Kotov / University of Michigan, USA

14:10
Non-invasive elastic property measurement of soft matter
John Kieffer / University of Michigan, USA

14:50
Coffee break

15:20
Peptide-triggered gene transfer in musculoskeletal regeneration
Millicent O. Sullivan / University of Delaware, USA

16:00
Integrated nanosafety considerations in developing nanomedicine applications
Tian Xia / University of California, USA

16:40
Final words, farewell

16:50
End of program

19:00
Dinner

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