2016: Polymers for Health and Wellbeing
Back Row: Doctor Jeanette Jones, Professor Gareth Price, Professor Dave Weitz, Professor Harm-Anton Klok , Professor Steve Broaching
Middle Row: Doctor Alberto Saiani , Professor Martina Stenzel, Professor Ana Aguiar-Ricardo, Professor Peter Olmsted, Doctor Paola Carbone , Professor Juan de Pablo
Front Row: Professor Aline Miller, Doctor Jason Harcup, Professor Tony Ryan, Professor Kevin Shakesheff, Professor Anna Balasz, Professor Brent Murray.
Inset: Professor Neil Cameron.
HPRG 56th Meeting
Sunday 24th April - Thursday 28th April 2016
Shrigley Hall Hotel, Pott Shrigley, Cheshire
Conference Chairs: Prof. Aline Miller and Dr. Janette Jones
Speakers (in alphabetical order)
|1||Professor Ana Aguiar-Ricardo (University of Lisboa)
"POxylated surfaces: How to design a 'green' soft killer"
|2||Dr Paola Carbone (University of Manchester)
"Multi-scale Modelling of Polymers at the Soft-Bio Interface"
|3||Professor Juan de Pablo (University of Chicago)
"Protein/DNA Based Materials"
|4||Dr Jason Harcup (Unilever)
"Next Generation Personal Care Through the Fast Moving Consumer Goods Industry"
|5||Professor David Kaplan (Tufts)
"Bioengineered Silk Proteins for New Biomaterials"
|6||Professor Harm-Anton Klok (Ecole Polytechnique federale de Lausanne)
"Engineering Biointerfaces Using Controlled Radical Polymerisation"
|7||Professor Brent Murray (University of Leeds)
"Colloids / Biopolymers Complexes for Delivery of Functional Foods"
|8||Dr Peter Olmsted (GeorgeTown University)
"Modelling the Stratum Corneum Barrier in Mammalian Skin"
|9||Dr James Philp (OCED)
|10||Dr Alberto Saiani (University of Manchester)
"β-sheet Forming Peptides; from self-assembly to functional biomaterials"
|11||Professor Kevin Shakesheff (University of Nottingham)
"5 Polymers I Wish Existed"
|12||Professor Martina Stenzel (University of New South Wales)
"Polymer Nanoparticles For Drug Delivery"
|13||Professor Gordon Wallace (University of Wollongong)
"Intelligent Polymer Systems for Medical Bionics"
|14||Professor David Weitz (Harvard University)
"Biomechanics and Motor Control"
During the meeting Professor Anna Balzas was presented with the RSC S F Boys – A Rahman Prize
The High Polymer Research Group is grateful to the following companies and organisations for their support of our 56th annual conference:
GOLD sponsor - High Polymer 56:
INFINEUM Formulating, manufacturing and marketing fuel and lubricant additives.
Sponsors of Polymers for Health and Wellbeing - High Polymer 56:
Agilent technologies - analytical equipment, genomics, reagents and therapeutics.
AkzoNobel is a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals.
ALIAXIS Manufacturing and distributing plastic fluid handling systems for residential and commercial construction, industrial and public infrastructure.
ASHLAND: Specialty chemicals.
Bruker: leading analytical instrumentation.
Elsevier: information solutions.
FUJIFILM Imaging Colorants for aqueous inkjet inks, pigment dispersions and dyes.
UNILEVER: Foods, personal and household care products.