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Chair: James Harden (Univ. of Ottawa, Canada)
09:00-09:30 KEYNOTE Cadherin adhesion in assemblies of lipid droplets Jasna Brujic, Univ. of New York, USA Abstract
09:30-09:55 INVITED Nanobioptics: Engineering Optical Biosensors Based on Single-walled Carbon Nanotube (SWCNT) Fluorescence Ardemis Boghossian, EPFL Lausanne, Switzerland Abstract
09:55-10:10 Ultraporous interweaving nanofibers for tissue engineering Menglin Chen,
Aarhus University/Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Centre, Denmark
10:10-10:25 Mechanically-Controlled Rewiring of Neuronal Circuits Peter Grutter,
McGill Univ., Canada
10:25-11:10 Coffee Break & Poster session
Chair: Jasna Brujic (Univ. of New York, USA)
11:10-11:40 KEYNOTE Lock-in thermography: Using heat as an indicator for stability and distribution of magnetic nanoparticles in biological systems Alke Fink, Adolphe Merkle Institute, Univ. of Fribourg ,Switzerland Abstract
11:40-12:05 INVITED Structure and dynamics of epithelial cell monolayers Roberto Cerbino, Univ. degli Studi di Milano, Italy Abstract
12:05-12:30 INVITED Assembling biomimetic surfaces with modular amphiphilic proteins James Harden, Univ. of Ottawa, Canada Abstract
12:30-13:00 KEYNOTE The force-full fight of immune cells with bacteria Viola Vogel, ETHZ, Switzerland Abstract
13:00-14:30 Lunch
Parallel sessions (Students)
Session 1 ( Track A) (14:30 – 16:30) - Room G140
Chair: Fabio Donati (EPFL, Switzerland)
14:30-14:45 Positions-controlled growth of rutile TiO2 nanorods and their optical and electronic properties Julian Kalb,
Univ. Konstanz, Germany
14:45-15:00 Low temperature PECVD growth of vertically oriented graphene nanowalls for supercapacitor applications Arevik Musheghyan-Avetisyan,
Univ. of Barcelona, applied physics faculty, Spain
15:00-15:15 Hybrids of Reduced Graphene Oxide and Metal Oxides as Catalyst Support in Fuel Cells Dana Schonvogel ,
NEXT ENERGY • EWE Research Centre for Energy Technology at the Univ. of Oldenburg, Germany
15:15-15:30 Graphene-based Plasmonic Composite Nanostructures for Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering-based Biosensing Ahmed Ali,
Hanyang Univ., South Korea
15:30-15:45 Study of covalent grafting of Fluorescein Isothiocyanate on double-walled carbon nanotubes Thomas Lorne,
Institut Laue Langevin, France
15:45-16:00 Highly stretchable electronic devices using non-standard geometries Giuseppe Cantarella,
ETH, Electronics Laboratory, Switzerland
16:00-16:15 Probing Nanometer-Ranged Attraction between Similar and Dissimilar Surfaces in Presence of Polyamine Cations Mohsen Moazzami Gudarzi,
University of Geneva, Switzerland
16:15-16:30 Supramolecular association in transiently branched polymer systems Mariapaola Staropoli,
Forschungszentrum Juelich, Germany
Session 2: Women in Science Symposium - Main Conference Room Joseph Deiss
Chair: Barbara Rothen-Rutishauser (Adolphe Merkle Institute - University of Fribourg, Switzerland)
14:30-14:55 Nano/Micro-materials for immunomodulation: A promising approach for vaccine development and cancer immunotherapy Anushree Seth,
Korea Basic Science Institute, South Korea
14:55-15:20 Bio-inspired the natural amorphous silica source: the potential use of diatom particles for bone regeneration Thi Duy Hanh Le,
Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, Vietnam
15:20-15:45 Stimulating changes in complex nanostructures – lasers, acids and enzymes Wye Kay Fong,
Monash University, Australia & ETH Zurich, Switzerland
15:45-16:10 Molecular dynamics simulations of the spherical electrical double layer of a soft nanoparticle Miroslava Nedyalkova,
Sofia University, Bulgaria
16:10-16:35 Carbon and platinum nanostructured electrodes on miniaturized devices for biomedical diagnostics Irene Taurino,
École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
16:35-17:00 Coffee Break & Poster session
Parallel sessions (Students)
Session 3 (Track B) (17:00 – 18:10) - Room G140
Chair: Luis Salvador Froufe Pérez (University of Fribourg, Switzerland)
17:00-17:15 Sol-gel synthesis, micro-Raman studies and magnetic characterization of epsilon-Fe2O3 micro- and nanoparticles embedded in a SiO2 matrix Jesús López-Sánchez,
Univ. Complutense de Madrid, Spain
17:15-17:30 Negative photoconductivity of n-doped Si nanowire field-effect transistors Eunhye Baek,
Dresden Univ. of Technology, Germany
17:30-17:45 Magneto-plasmonic dynamics in gold nanoparticles Oleksandr Kovalenko,
Université de Strasbourg, France
17:45-18:00 Wireless thin film transistor with nanostructured magnetic core structure based on ZnO nanowires Jun Byoung Ok,
Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science & Technology (DGIST), Korea
Parallel sessions (Students)
Session 4 (Track C) (17:00 – 18:10) - Room G120
Chair: Ardemis Boghossian (EPFL Lausanne, Switzerland)
17:00-17:15 Hedgehog (Hh) pathway inhibitor loaded polymeric nanoparticles for anti-cancer therapy Ankita Borah,
Toyo Univ., Japan
17:15-17:30 Sensoresponsive nanomaterials to detect individual circulating tumor cells Sarah D. Rafiee,
Adolphe Merkle Institute, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
17:30-17:45 Multi-nanostructured auto-regenerative sensor for H2O2 quantification with enhanced sensitivity at zero potential Ricardo M. Trujillo,
Lab. de Medios e Interfases (LAMEIN), DBI, FACET-UNT / INSIBIO-CONICET, Argentina
17:45-18:00 Linear Shear Elasticity and Osmotic Pressure of Concentrated Disordered Ionic Emulsions Ha Seong Kim,
Univ. of California, Los Angeles, USA
19:30 Conference Dinner
Restaurant Punkt / Salle Grenette
Place de Notre Dame 4
CH-1700 Fribourg /
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