Spring 2016 Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Institute Symposium

Friday, February 12 at 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Iowa Advanced Technology Laboratories, 104
205 North Madison Street, Iowa City, Iowa

SAVE THE DATE! Keynote Speaker: Professor Karen Wooley, Texas A&M University Professor Karen Wooley, W. T. Doherty-Welch Professor Chair and Distinguished Professor of Chemistry at Texas A&M University will be the plenary speaker at the NNI Winter Symposium on Feb. 12, 2016. Wooley has served as the director of a Program of Excellence in Nanotechnology, which is financed by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute; was the recipient of the 2014 Centenary Prize of Royal Society of Chemistry; and serves as an associate editor for the Journal of the American Chemical Society. In 2015, Wooley was recognized by and named as a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences for her expertise in the novel development of degradable polymers. Her group focuses on both fundamental and applied studies of these materials for the diagnosis and treatment of disease, use as non-toxic anti-biofouling coatings, and applications such as ultra-high–resolution photoresists for microelectronics patterning.  1–1:30 p.m.    Jennifer Fiegel, Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, The University of Iowa 1:30–2 p.m.     Ned Bowden, Department of Chemistry, The University of Iowa 2–2:30 p.m.    Aliasger Salem, Division of Pharmaceutics and Translational Therapeutics, The University of Iowa 2:30–3:30 p.m.     KEYNOTE SPEAKER:  Karen Wooley, Texas A&M University, Translation of Fundamental Chemistry to Functional Nanoscopic Macromolecules Designed for Advanced Applications 3:30–5 p.m.     Poster Session and Refreshments

Contact Info: Genette Campbell, nni@uiowa.edu, 319-353-0974