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Participate 5th Workshop on biomaterials, cell membranes and lipid bilayers 2016 See details

Rome: SNAL workshop within 3rd World Congress on New Technologies (NewTech’17)

 

7 June 2017 from 12:10 to 17:30. The general topic of the meeting is the interactions of lipid membranes with nano-objects including functional biomimetic polymers, polymeric micelles, carbon nanotubes and polymer therapeutic complexes/conjugates to enable the intelligent design of novel materials with improved bilayer modifying properties.

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3rd World Congress on New Technologies (NewTech’17)

Given the large differences in background between experimental and theoretical/computational ESRs, training courses will aim to highlight these two areas at different levels.

Workshop topics

  • Phospholipid bilayer theory and computer modelling
  • Synthetic polymers for cross-membrane delivery
  • Supported lipid bilayers and Langmuir monolayers
  • Bioinspired Polymers, Bioengineering and Biotechnology
  • Lipid vesicles
  • Phase separated bilayer domains
  • Drug delivery systems
  • Nanotoxicology
  • Biostabilisation and cell preservation
  • Regenerative medicine

Program

12.10 – 13.10 Lunch
13.10 – 13.20 Opening
13.20 – 13.35 Martin Stefanic – Jožef Stefan Institute, Lublijana, Slovenia

Nanocrystalline apatites as promising system for solvent-free cryopreservation of Red Blood Cells

13.35 – 13.50 André Dias – Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, Spain

Red Blood Cells’ shape transitions induced by nanoparticles

13.50 – 14.05 Berardo Mario Manzi – Global Orthopedics, Australia

Molecular dynamics simulations of continuum scale model membranes interacting with antimicrobial surfaces and nanoparticles

14.05 -14.20 Daniela Ciumac – University of Manchester, UK

Structural insight into the mechanistic process of permeabilization into model membranes by an antimicrobial peptide

14.20 – 14.35 Marco Werner – Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, Spain

Nanostructure self-assembly on lipid monolayers

14.35 – 14.50 Mattia Morandi – Institut Charles Sadron, Strasbourg, France

Incorporation of polystyrene within lipid membrane disrupts bilayer’s main phase transition

14.50 – 15.05 Adrien Berthault – Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, Spain

Interaction between lipid membrane and polymer structures

15.05 – 15.20 Monika Kluzek – Institut Charles Sadron, Strasbourg, France

Lytic properties of a pH-sensitive polymer in several lipid structures

15.30 -15.50 Coffee
15.50 – 16.05 Ankush Checkervarty – Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research, Dresden

Pore formation induced by amphiphilic polymers

16.05 – 16.20 Shiqi Wang – Imperial College London, UK

Synthesis and Characterisation of Smart Biomimetic Polymeric Materials for Drug Delivery

16.20 – 16.35 Andre Shroeder – Institut Charles Sadron, Strasbourg, France

Structural and physical properties of hydroperoxidized membranes

16.35 – 16.50 Anna Sofia Tascini – Imperial College London, UK

How wettable is the skin surface?

16.50 – 17.05 Domenico Lombardo – Istituto per i Processi Chimico Fisici, Messina, Italy

TBA

17.05 – 17.20 Chanfei Su – Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research, Dresden

Nanoparticles of various degrees of hydrophobicity interacting with lipid membranes

17.20 – 17.35 Alexander Chen – Cambridge University, UK

The Engineering and Applications of Biocompatible Polymers for Intracellular Delivery

17:35 Closing

Registration

For registration, check http://newtechcongress.com/workshop/

 

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Vladimir Baulin

Universitat Rovira i Virgili (URV), Tarragona, Spain


Coordinator of SNAL network. Expertise is computer simulations and theory of soft matter systems. Research is focused on the topics in the theory of Soft matter, polymer physics. more...

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