Featured speakers: Advanced precision synthesis

Within each session featured speakers will each give invited lectures of 20 minutes supplemented by contributed oral presentations. Abstracts for the large poster sessions are invited. Submit poster abstracts here.

Featured speakers

Edmondo Benetti

ETH, Switzerland

Presentation title: Chemical and topological evolution of polymer biointerfaces

Dr. Edmondo M. Benetti graduated in chemistry at the University of Padova (Italy) in 2004 and carried out his PhD at the University of Twente (The Netherlands), working in the Department of Materials Science and Technology of Polymers (2009).

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Richard Hoogenboom

Ghent University, Belgium

Presentation title: Poly(cyclic imino ethers)s based on six- and seven-membered cyclic monomers

Prof. Richard Hoogenboom
is heading the Supramolecular Chemistry (SC) group that was founded based on his BOF-ZAP appointment as associate professor in 2010 (full professor since 2014).

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Rachel O’Reilly

University of Birmingham, UK

Presentation title: Expanding the scope of aqueous polymerization-induced self-assembly

Rachel O’Reilly
is currently a Chair of Chemistry at the University of Birmingham. She got her first degree from the University of Cambridge and went on to complete her PhD at Imperial College, London in 2003.

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Sébastien Perrier

University of Warwick, UK and Monash University, Australia

Presentation title: Cyclic peptide / polymer conjugates for therapeutic applications

Professor Sébastien Perrier graduated from the Ecole National Supèrieure de Chimie de Montpellier, France, in 1998. He undertook his PhD at the University of Warwick, England, in polymer chemistry, and spent one year as a postdoctoral fellow at the Centre for Advances Macromolecular Design (University of New South Wales), Australia.

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Brent Sumerlin

University of Florida, USA

Brent Sumerlin graduated with a B.S. from North Carolina State University in 1998 and received his Ph.D. in 2003 at the University of Southern Mississippi under the direction of Dr. Charles McCormick.

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Eiji Yashima

Nagoya University, Japan

Presentation title: Macromolecular helicity control for the development of unique chiral materials

Eiji Yashima
received his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. (1988) from Osaka University. In 1986, he joined Kagoshima University.

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