The Schedule

Day 3

Tuesday - June 13, 2023

9:00am - 5:15pm

New Polymers & Functions
Morning Moderators: Art Coury; Changyou Gao
Afternoon Moderators: Mark Grinstaff; Antonella Motta

Breakfast Buffet (Ballroom Lobby)
7:30am - 9:00am

9:00am - 12:00pm
Morning Session


9:00am - 9:30am
Chad Mirkin (Northwestern University)
The Convergence of Nanoscience with Nanomedicine

9:30am - 10:00am
Christopher Chen (Boston University, USA)
Engineering Materials to Build Tissue Structures

10:00am - 10:20am
Silvia Acosta Gutierrez (Institute for Bioengineering of Catalunya, Spain)
The Role of the Cell Glycocalyx on Nanoparticle's Binding; Toward Rational Design of Nanomedicines

10:20am - 10:40am
Lara Aiassas (Institute for Bioengineering of Catalunya, Spain)
Nanomedicines for the Phenotypic Targeting of the Macrophage Polarisation States

10:40am - 11:00am
Beatriz Bernardez (Catholic University of Portugal, Portugal)
Revolutionizing Silk Production, A Cutting-Edge, Eco-friendly Approach to Sericin Synthesis and Sterilization 

11:00am - 11:30am
Leonid Ionov (University of Bayreuth, Germany)
4D Biofabrication Using Shape-changing Polymers

11:00am - 11:30am
Sanjukta Deb (King's College London, UK)
Turnable Polymeric Adhesives for Enhanced Adhesion & Longevity of Dental Resin Composite Restorations

 Lunch & Poster Session (Harbor's Edge Room)

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Afternoon Session


1:45pm - 2:15pm
Changyou Gao (Zhejiang University, China)
Microenvironment-modulating ROS-responsive Polymers Promote Tissue Repair & Regeneration 

2:15pm - 2:45pm
Mark Grinstaff (Boston University, USA)
Poly-amido-saccharides; New Carbohydrate Polymers, Biomaterials, & Therapeutics Inspired by Nature

2:45pm - 3:05pm
Ton Loontjens (BIOPREX, Netherlands)
Contract-Killing by Covalently Immobilized Cationic Hydrophilic Antibacterial Coatings on Titanium due to Electrostatic Stress

3:05pm - 3:25pm
Quinten Thijssen (Ghent University, Belgium)
Volumetric 3D-Printing of Thiol-Ene Cross Linkable Poly (ɛ-Caprolactone)

3:25pm - 3:45pm
Maritza Rovers (Eindohoven University of Technology, Netherlands )
Cellular Micro Niches with Engineered Composition as Screening Platform to Rapidly Study Cell-Material Interactions

3:45pm - 4:05pm
Jose Munoz-Lopez (University of Barcelona, Spain)
Design & Characterization of Bifunctional Hydrophilic Janus Micelles

4:05pm - 4:35pm
Lorenzo Moroni (Maastricht University, Netherlands)
Taming Multi-material Biofabrication to Influence Stell Cell Activity

4:35pm - 5:05pm
Bing Xu (Brandeis University, USA)
Intracellular Supramolecular Polymers and Biomedical Applications

5:05pm - 5:15pm
Art Coury (Northeastern University, USA)
In memorandum - Ray Ottenbrite 

 Conference Dinner (Ballroom)