Mini-Symposium; Bristol-Waterloo Research Presentations

Thursday, June 1, 2017 8:30 am - 5:30 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

Location: QNC 1501 Date: Thursday, June 1



8:30 – 8:45am


8:45 – 9:05am

UoB: Annela Seddon (faculty) New X-ray Methods for Soft Matter Scattering

9:05 – 9:20am

UoB: Christian Romero Nanoantennas for enhancing the sensitivity of chemical sensors

9:20 – 9:35am

UW: Jianying Sheng (M Gingras) – Energy Level Spectrum of Molecular H2 Confined in C60 Fullerene: Extreme Sensitivity on Cage Geometry

9:35 – 9:50am

UoB: Gary Wan Fabrication and Evaluation of Thermionic Diamond Energy Converters

9:50 – 10:05am

UW: Andrew Wenger (S Tang) – Development of a Hybrid Hydrogel Bio-ink for 3D Printing of Colorectal Cancer Cells

10:05 – 10:20am

UoB: Alicja Szczepanska Electroactive Amphiphiles for Conductive Nanowires

10:20 – 10:35am

UoB: Lauren Matthews Self-Assembly in Glycerol

10:35 – 10:50am

UW: Brenda Lee (Z Leonenko) – Lipopeptide Antibiotic Daptomycin and its Novel Mechanism of Inhibition by Lung Surfactant

10:50 – 11:00am


11:00 – 11:20am

UW: Joe Sanderson (faculty) Nanoparticle Generation using Femtosecond Laser Liquid Interaction; Femtosecond Laser Induced Break-down Spectroscopy (FS-LIBS) for Nanostructuring Diagnostics

11:20 – 11:35am

UoB: Esther Townsend Electroactive Amphiphiles for Functional Templated Gels

11:35 – 11:50am

UW: Nishil Mohammed (M Tam) – Cellulose Nanocrystals: Promising Sustainable Nanomaterials for Use in Water Treatment Processes

11:50am – 12:05pm

UoB: Siân Fussell Nanoparticle Charging in Non-polar Solvents: Implications for Self-assembly

12:05 – 12:20pm

UW: Stuart Linley (F Gu) – Targeted Delivery of Nanoparticles to Petroleum Hydrocarbon-Impacted Sites

12:20 – 12:40pm

UoB: Charl Faul (faculty) From CO2 Capture to Tuneable Optics and Surfactant Self-assembly: Teaching Anilines New Tricks

12:35 – 1:30 pm


1:30 – 1:50pm

UoB: Mervyn Miles (faculty) A Novel and Rapid Method for Detecting Anti(microbial fungus) Resistance

1:50 – 2:05pm

UW: Morgan Robinson (Z Leonenko) – High-speed AFM ‘Videos’ of Complex Lipid Membrane-Protein Interactions

2:05 – 2:20pm

UoB: Beatriz Flores Gomez The Self-assembly of Nanoscale Peptide-based Vesicle

2:20 – 2:35pm

UoB: Marco Mendoza Design of Protein Nanoparticles for Membrane Interaction and Disruption

2:35 – 2:50pm

UW: Sandy Liu (F Gu) – Mucoadehsive Nanoparticle Eye-drop Delivery Platform

2:50 – 3:05pm

UoB: Ben Pichai The Role of Cardiolipin in the Membrane of Bacteria

3:05 – 3:20pm

UoB: Corrigan Hicks Nanoscale homing vectors for regenerative engineering

3:20 – 3:30pm


3:30 – 3:45pm

UW: Shruti Nambiar (S Wettig) – Clinical Translation of Au-Nanoparticle-based Radiotherapy for Canine Prostate Cancer Treatment

3:45 – 4:00pm

UoB: Victoria Levario Diaz Ultrasonic Trap for Tissue Engineering

4:00 – 4:15pm

UoB: Angela Suriyakumaran Tamper indicating materials for nuclear decommissioning security

4:15 – 4:30pm

UW: Stephen Turnbull (Z Leonenko) – An SPR Lipid Biosensor to Study Binding of Amyloid-β to Lipid Membrane

4:30 – 4:45pm

UoB: Victoria Hamilton Determining the structure of polymorphic crystals with super high resolution TEM

4:45 – 5:00pm

UoB: Diego Garcia Characterising the Endocytosis and Intracellular Trafficking of Cylindrical Micelles

5:00 – 5:20pm

UoB: Tom Oliver (faculty) – Following Nuclear Motion in Hybrid Lead-halide Perovskite Films using Ultrafast Spectroscopy


End of Symposium