Autumn Semester 2016

All seminars take place at the Adolphe Merkle Institute auditorium (building C, 3rd floor) at 16:00 unless otherwise stated.

13 September 2016
Prof. Hendrik Heinz (University of Colorado-Boulder, Boulder, CO , USA)
Simulation of Biological and Nanostructured Interfaces to Discover New Materials

20 September 2016
Prof. Steve Howdle (University of Nottingham, UK)
New Polymeric Materials; a clean and supercritical approach

27 September 2016
Prof. Molly M. Stevens (Imperial College London, UK)
Designing materials for regenerative medicine and ultrasensitive biosensing
NCCR Seminar

04 October 2016
Prof. Hernan Miguez (Spanish National Research Council, Sevilla, Spain)
Solution processed optical materials for optoelectronic devices

11 October 2016
Prof. Tobias Cramer (University of Bologna, Italy)
Organic electronics: From the physics of charge transport to life science applications

18 October 2016
Savvina Chortarea (Adolphe Merkle Institute, Fribourg, Switzerland)
Biological impact of chronic multi-walled carbon nanotube exposure in human lung cells

18 October 2016
Jonas Pollard (Adolphe Merkle Institute, Fribourg, Switzerland)
Biocatalytic radical polymerizations: From enzyme-mediated ATRP to the detection of biomolecules by polymerization reactions

25 October 2016
Prof. Thomas Junkers (Universiteit Hasselt, Belgium)
Precision Polymer Synthesis in Continuous Flow: From Controlled Polymerization to Sequence Control

10 November 2016
Prof. David Mecerreyes (University of the Basque Country, Spain)
Poly(ionic liquid)s: Broadening the properties and applications of polyelectrolytes

15 November 2016
Bart Roose (Adolphe Merkle Institute, Fribourg, Switzerland)
Engineering metal oxides for perovskite solar cells

29 November 2016
Prof. Curzio Rüegg (University of Fribourg, Switzerland)
Tumor-host interaction in cancer progression and therapy

06 December 2016
Prof. Roseline Nussbaumer & Prof. Fritz Bircher (College of Engineering and Architecture of Fribourg, Switzerland)
Digital printing processes for fabrication - applied research at iPrint

13 December 2016
Prof. Erika Eiser (University of Cambridge, UK)
DNA Driven Colloidal Aggregation at a Liquid-Liquid Interface

20 December 2016
Prof. Dr. Volker Mailänder (Center for Translational Nanomedicine, Universitätsmedizin der Johannes-Gutenberg Universität Mainz, Germany )
Interaction of Nanoparticles with Proteins: the Miracle of the Stealth Effect

17 January 2017
Prof. Hauke Clausen-Schaumann (Munich University of Applied Sciences, Germany)
Covalent mechanochemistry: The mechanical activation of chemical reactions

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