Stimuli-responsive polymers

November 10 and 11, 2010
IPF, Dresden


Invitation/Program for download

List of speakers:
Martien Cohen Stuart, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands:
Protein polymers which self-assemble upon suitable triggers

Kostas Daoulas, Universität Göttingen:
Using copolymers with stimuli-responsive architecture for manufacturing device-oriented nanostructures some insights from simulations

Holger Frauenrath, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland:
Materials and nanowires from oligopeptide-polymer conjugates

Wilhelm Huck, University of Cambridge, UK:
To stick or not stick, polymer brushes to control adhesion of water droplets
and cells
Rainer Jordan, Technische Universität Dresden:
From the bottom-up: New developments in the preparation of functional polymer brushes
Torsten Kreer, CNRS Strasbourg, France:
Response of polymer brushes to shear

Dirk Kuckling, Universität Paderborn, Germany:
Controlled synthesis of functional smart materials

Holger Merlitz, Xiamen University, Xiamen, China and IPF Dresden:
Simulation of stimuli responsive polymer brushes

Roland Netz, Technische Universität München, Garching:
Equilibrium and nonequilibrium polymer dynamics
Rein V Ulijn, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK:
Biocatalytic self-assembly

Yixin Zhang, Technische Universität Dresden, Innovation Centre for Molecular Bioengineering B CUBE:
To tune the immune system with light-responsive compounds

Prof. Dr. Jens-Uwe Sommer
Prof. Dr. Carsten Werner

Fees are (incl. VAT)
for participants from universities and institutes: EUR 75
for participants from industry: EUR 150

The fee includes conference materials, coffee breaks and participation in the get-together on Wednesday evening.

For registration, please fill in and fax the <media 5572>form</media> or just send us an e-mail.

Kerstin Wustrack
Julia Dorok 

Leibniz-Institut für Polymerforschung Dresden e. V.
Hohe Str. 6, 01069 Dresden
Conference office open from Nov. 10, 12:00
... how to get there

The meeting will start on Wednesday, Nov. 10, 13:00 and will be finished on Thursday, Nov. 11, 13:15.

Tour of the IPF:
A lab tour is schedules for Wednesday late afternoon between sessions and get-together. Please register if you wish to join.

Get together:
A get together is planned for Wednesday evening. It will probably be in the rooms of the institute and start at about 18:30. 

Accomodation has to be booked by the participants themselves. Middle class hotels near the IPF (i.e. within walking distance of about 8 minutes) are, e.g.

Pullman Dresden Newa  -
Intercity Hotel Dresden -
IBIS hotels (Prager Straße) -