Scientific Program

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Scientific program

Monday October 11, 2021

09:00-09:20
WELCOME
09:20-09:50Lukas Michalek
Photochemical Polymer Brush Design
09:50-10:20Harm-Anton Klok
Engineering macromolecules at interfaces using controlled radical polymerization
10:20-10:50
COFFEE BREAK
10:50-11:20Fabien Montel
Transport through biomimetic nanopores: directionality and selectivity
11:20-11:40Christian Rossner
Surface patterning of brush-grafted nanoparticles
11:40-12:10Jürgen Rühe
Micro and Nanostructured Polymer Brushes
12:10-13:10
LUNCH BREAK
13:10-14:00

Flash presentation Poster (maximum 1 slide per Poster)
13:10-13:15 - H. Robertson
13:15-13:20 - Laura Despot
13:20-13:25 - Marie-Christin Röpert
13:25-13:30 - Rafael Methling
13:30-13:35 - Guido C. Ritsema van Eck
13:35-13:40 - Patricia Flemming
13:40-13:45 - Simon Schubotz
13:45-13:50 - Ron Dockhorn
13:50-13:55 - H. Samet Varol
13:55-14:00 - Thomas Witzmann

14:00-14:30Friederike Schmid
Designing “smart” polymer brushes: Some ideas
14:30-14:50Daniel Wesner
Thermo-responsive polymer brushes as substrate-independent release coatings for cell culture and selective stem cell purification
14:50-15:10Markus Koch
Polymer Brushes Containing End-Adsorbing Chains – Towards Highly Metastable Switchable Surfaces
15:10-15:40
COFFEE BREAK
15:40-16:10Jarosław Paturej
Effect of molecular architecture on the physical properties of polymer brushes
16:10-16:30Sergiy Minko
Functional materials to explore polymer brush architecture
16:30-17:00Andrey V. Dobrynin
Computational Design of Soft Materials Using Brush Architecture
17:00-17:30

Poster Session
H. Robertson

Short chain fatty acids and polymers: specific ion effects on the behaviour of responsive polymer brushes
Laura Despot
(Visible) light induced RAFT and photoiniferter-mediated polymerization for the functionalization of silica mesopores
Marie-Christin Röpert
Model Comb Polystyrenes: Synthesis, Rheology and Correlated Foam Properties
Rafael Methling
Synthesis of antimicrobial and adsorbable block copolymers with phosphonate anchor groups
Guido C. Ritsema van Eck
Vapour sorption in polymer brushes
Patricia Flemming
Multi-responsive transitions of PDMAEMA brushes for switchable surfaces
Simon Schubotz
Memory effects of PNiPAAm brushes in different atmospheres
Ron Dockhorn
Polymer Architectures by Chain Walking Catalysis - One-pot Synthesis Route for Dendronized Bottle-brushes
H. Samet Varol
Gradual, selective, and partially reversible ionic transport at nanopores by ligand-binding
Thomas Witzmann
Mechanics of eco-corona covered microplastic particles can be described by Alexander-de Gennes

Tuesday October 12, 2021

09:00-09:30Edmondo M. Benetti
Topology and Dispersity: Additional Parameters Regulating the Properties of Bioinert and Functional Polymer Interfaces
09:30-10:00Oleg V. Borisov
Molecular (bottle)brushes: solutions, gels and self-assembly
10:00-10:20Annette Andrieu-Brunsen
Nanolocal Placement and Polymer Chain Composition Control in Silica Nanopores
10:20-10:50
COFFEE BREAK
10:50-11:20Sissi de Beer
Polymer Brushes in Humid Air
11:20-11:40Quinn A. Besford
FRET-Integrated Polymer Brushes for Spatially Resolved Sensing of Changes in Polymer Conformation
11:40-12:10Regine von Klitzing
Polymer brushes doped with gold-nanoparticles: Correlation between structure and colorimetric sensor properties
12:10-13:10LUNCH BREAK
13:10-14:10

Poster Session & Meet the speakers
H. Robertson

Short chain fatty acids and polymers: specific ion effects on the behaviour of responsive polymer brushes
Laura Despot

(Visible) light induced RAFT and photoiniferter-mediated polymerization for the functionalization of silica mesopores
Marie-Christin Röpert

Model Comb Polystyrenes: Synthesis, Rheology and Correlated Foam Properties
Rafael Methling

Synthesis of antimicrobial and adsorbable block copolymers with phosphonate anchor groups
Guido C. Ritsema van Eck

Vapour sorption in polymer brushes
Patricia Flemming

Multi-responsive transitions of PDMAEMA brushes for switchable surfaces
Simon Schubotz

Memory effects of PNiPAAm brushes in different atmospheres
Ron Dockhorn

Polymer Architectures by Chain Walking Catalysis - One-pot Synthesis Route for Dendronized Bottle-brushes
H. Samet Varol

Gradual, selective, and partially reversible ionic transport at nanopores by ligand-binding
Thomas Witzmann

Mechanics of eco-corona covered microplastic particles can be described by Alexander-de Gennes

14:10-14:30Tao Zhang
Zero-Valent Metal Mediated Surface-Initiated Controlled Radical Polymerization for Functional Polymer Brushes Engineering
14:30-14:50Marie-Christin Röpert
Rheological Studies of defined PS POM-POM Architectures
14:50-15:10Marcus Hildebrandt
Analysis of Mushroom-to-Brush Transition with X-ray Scattering
15:10-15:40
COFFEE BREAK
15:40-16:00Dongjiu Xie
Spherical Polyelectrolyte Brushes Templated Hollow C@MnO Spheres as Sulfur Host Materials for Li-S Batteries
16:00-16:20Alexander S. Münch
Functional polymer coatings for real applications – the concept of “polymer brushes” thought further
16:20-16:50Jan Genzer
Counter-propagating gradients of polymer brushes for antibacterial and antifouling surfaces
16:50-17:20Sergei Sheiko
Molecularly engineered materials for reconstructive surgery

Wednesday October 13, 2021

09:00-09:30Marcus Müller
Distance and flow-dependent structure formation between brush-coated surfaces
09:30-10:00Holger Merlitz
Brush-decorated nanochannels
10:00-10:20Simon Hartmann
Gradient dynamics model for wetting of polymer brushes
10:20-10:50
COFFEE BREAK
10:50-11:20Matthias Ballauff
Interaction of polyelectrolytes tethered to colloidal particles with proteins: Do we understand the driving forces?
11:20-11:40Andreas Dahlin
Capture and Release of Proteins by Poly(methacrylic acid) Brushes
11:40-12:10Anna Bratek-Skicki
Mixed polymer brushes for reversible adsorption and desorption of proteins
12:10-12:30Lena Witzdam
Towards hemocompatible surfaces: Interactive coating directs blood to fight against thrombi
12:30-13:00Philipp Vana
Polymer-Grafted Gold Nanorods in Simulated Blood Fluid
13:00-13:20

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