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Department of Chemistry

Department of Chemistry

2015 Oesper Symposium Schedule Friday, November 13, 2015, 400-B TUC

9:00-9:10 a.m. Anna Gudmundsdottir, Head, Dept. of Chemistry
Welcome and Introductory Remarks

Session Chair: Neil Ayres

9:15-10:00 a.m. Anne J. McNeil, University of Michigan
"Catalyst Transfer Polycondensation: Challenges and Opportunities"

Break (10:00-10:15 a.m.)


Session Chair:
Dave Smithrud


10:15-11:00 a.m.

E. W. “Bert” Meijer, Eindhoven University of Technology
"From Supramolecular Polymers to Functional Systems"
11:00-11:45 a.m. Stuart J. Rowan, Case Western Reserve University
"Using Dynamic Chemistry to Access Stimuli-Responsive Materials"

Break for lunch (11:50-1:00 p.m.)

850 Lindner - Faculty Club
Registration is Required (Space is limited)

Session Chair: James Mack

1:15-2:00 p.m. Kazunori Kataoka, University of Tokyo
"Supramolecular Nanosystems from Functionalized Block Copolymers for Smart Targeted Therapy of Intractable Diseases"

2:00-2:45 p.m. Samuel I. Stupp, Northwestern University
"Bio-Inspired Supramolecular Materials"


Break (2:45-3:00 p.m)

Session Chair: Neil Ayres

3:00 - 3:45 p.m. Craig J. Hawker, University of California, Santa Barbara
"Novel Chemical Building Blocks for Functional Material Platforms"

3:55 - 4:00
Introduction of Oesper Awardee: Neil Ayres
4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Karen L. Wooley, Texas A&M University"
Natural Product-Based Engineering Polymers: A Special Emphasis Toward (Degradable) Materials for Orthopedic, Drug Delivery, and Other Applications"
5:30-7 p.m. Poster Session & Reception (see Call for Submissions)
TUC Great Hall
7-8 p.m. ACS Banquet (Reservations are required)
TUC Great Hall
8 p.m. Award Presentation, Announcements & After-dinner Speaker
Jean Fréchet, King Abdullah University,
"From Corvallis to College Station"