11th Annual Triangle Soft Matter Workshop
Monday May 13, 2019
Duke University, Fitzpatrick Center - Schiciano A&B

 

7:15-8:00       Registration, coffee, light breakfast, set-up posters

8:00-8:05       Welcoming remarks by organizers

8:05-8:55       Soundbites - Session 1

8:55-9:40       Coffee break & Posters - Session 1

9:40-10:30     Soundbites - Session 2

10:30-11:15   Coffee break & Posters - Session 2

11:15-12:05   Soundbites - Session 3

12:15-2:00     Lunch & Posters - Session 3

2:00-2:30       Invited talk: Ronit Freeman, Associate Professor
, Department of Applied Physical Sciences, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill: Title: Engineering Cell Fate and Function with Dynamic Biomaterials

2:30-3:00       Invited talk: Kevin Welsher, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Duke University: Title: "Locking on" to single molecules in solution

3:00-3:30       Invited talk: Ashley Brown, Assistant Professor, Departments of Biomedical Engineering & Materials Science & Engineering, North Carolina State University: Title: Microgel-based materials for investigating cellular mechanisms of wound healing


3:30-4:00       Coffee break (including a sweet surprise) & Posters

4:00-5:00       Plenary lecture: Timothy Lodge, Regents Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Minnesota: Title: Equilibration and Dynamics in Block Copolymer Micelles

5:00                Closing remarks by organizers