Spring SEMESTER 2016

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

19 January 2016
Prof. Dieter Stoll (Natural and Medical Sciences Institute (NMI), University of Tübingen, Germany)
New Methods for Focused Proteomics - From TXP-IP-MS to DigiWest

09 February 2016
Prof. Olli Ikkala (Aalto University, Espoo, Finland)
Halogen Bonds, Hydrogen Bonds and Multivalent Interactions for Self-Assemblies at Different Length Scales

23 February 2016
Prof. Aleksandra Radenovic (EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland)
2D Nanopores from Engineering to Physics
NCCR seminar

29 February 2016
Prof. Axel H. E. Müller (Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany)
Multicompartment Nanostructures of ABC Triblock Terpolymers Inspired by the Cell

03 March 2016
Dr. Alessandro Angelini (D. H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA)
Filling the Gaps by Engineering Smart Therapeutics

10 March 2016
Dr. Christof Fattinger (Roche Innovation Center, F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd., Basel, Switzerland)
Focal Molography: The Coherent Detection of Biomolecular Interations
NCCR seminar

22 March 2016
Dr. Robert Landsidel (BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany)
Safety of Nanomaterials in the Chemical Industry: Methods for Testing and Grouping

12 April 2016
Prof. Laura Hartmann (Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, Germany)
Making Sequence-Controlled Glycopolymers for Biomedical Applications
NCCR seminar

18 April 2016
Prof. Lars Wågberg (KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm)
Wet stabilized aerogels from nanofibrillated cellulose and their functionalization

19 April 2016
Prof. Michael Mayer (Adolphe Merkle Institute, University of Fribourg, Switzerland)
Overwiew of Research Activities in the Mayer Biophysics Group

22 April 2016
Dr. Walter Fischli (Co-founder, Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd., Allschwil, Switzerland)
From Scientist to Entrepreneur

03 May 2016
Prof. Katja Loos (University of Groningen, The Netherlands)
From Metallic Gyroid Stuctures to Piezolectric Nanoporous Networks

10 May 2016
Prof. Andreas Kilbinger (Dept. of Chemistry, University of Fribourg, Switzerland)
Catalytic Living ROMP - New Tricks for an Old Polymersation Reaction

24 May 2016
Dr. Costantino Creton (ESPCI Paris Tech, France)
Fracture of Soft Elastic Materials: a Molecular Picture

07 June 2016
Prof. Meni Wanunu (Northeastern University, Boston, USA)
Solid-State Nanopores for Probing Individual Biomolecules

21 June 2016
Prof. Chiara Neto (University of Sydney, Australia)
‘The Good, the Bad and the Slippery’: A Tale of Three Solvents in Polymer Film Dewetting, and a Happy Ending for Atmospheric Water Capture

28 June 2016
Prof. Günter Reiter (University of Freiburg, Germany)
Non-Equilibrium Properties of Polymers in Thin Films
NCCR seminar

01 July 2016
Prof. Zhibin Guan (University of California, Irvine, USA)
Bioinspired Design of Dynamic and Self-Healing Polymers

16 August 2016
Prof. Ivan Huc (Institut Européen de Chimie et Biologie, Bordeaux University, France)
Designing foldamers with predictable structures and dynamics
NCCR seminar

Adolphe Merkle Institute - Chemin des Verdiers 4 - CH-1700 Fribourg - Phone +41 26 300 9254