HPRG 57th Meeting: The Role of Molecular Architecture in the Chemistry, Physics and Engineering of Macromolecules

Sunday April 23rd – April 27th 2017
Shrigley Hall Hotel, Pott Shrigley, Cheshire

Conference Chairs: Prof. Nigel Clarke and Prof. Darrin Pochan


Todd Yeates (UCLA, USA)
"Design of nanomaterials with proteins"

Jan van Hest (Radboud University, Netherlands)
"Shaping polymersomes with biomimetic features"

Justin Cooper-White (University of Queensland, Australia)
"Polymer networks in biomaterials"

Theresa Reineke (University of Minnesota, USA)
"Sugar-coated polymer synthesis: from sustainable plastics to selective gene delivery"

Thomas Epps (University of Delaware, USA)
"Tapered Block Copolymers: Manipulating Monomer Segment Distributions to Control Structure and Enhance Performance"

Karen Winey (University of Pennsylvania, USA)
"Precise Functional Polymers: New Morphologies and New Insights to Properties"

Rachel Segalman (University of California Santa Barbara, USA)
"Polypeptoids: Using bioinsipired polymers to understand the role of sequence and chain conformation on self-assembly"

Jeff Meth (DuPont, USA)
"Properties of Polymer Nanocomposites and Development of Potential Products"

Joao Cabral (Imperial College, UK)
"Light-driven 3D polymerisation waves, networks and materials"

Steve Eichhorn (Exeter University, UK)
"Assembling and Disassembling Cellulose into Functional Materials"

John Dutcher (University of Guelph, Canada)
"Structure and Hydration of Monodisperse Phytoglycogen Nanoparticles: Nature's Dendrimer"

Laura Hartmann (University of Dusseldorf, Germany)
"Sequence-controlled glycopolymers for biomedical applications"

Julia Kornfield (Caltech, USA)

Stephen Cheng (University of Akron/Peking University)
"Precisely Functionalized Molecular Nanoparticles Are Unique Elements for Macromolecular Science: From “Nanoatoms” to Giant Molecules"


The High Polymer Research Group is grateful to the following companies and organisations for their support of The Role of Molecular Architecture in the Chemistry, Physics and Engineering of Macromolecules, our 57th annual conference:

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