CNSN-8 - Key Information

‌The 8th Chemical Nanoscience Symposium in Newcastle will be held on:

Friday 23rd March 2018

Lecture Theatre 1.46, First Floor, Bedson Building, Chemistry, Newcastle University

  • Registration is free and requires the completion of a simple form found here

  • The programme for the day will begin at 9.30 am with coffee and a range of freshly baked pastries.

  • A buffet lunch and afternoon tea and coffee is also provided, do let us know of any dietary requirements when you register. 
  • We will end the symposium with a wine reception and the announcement of the winners of the poster prizes.

Confirmed speakers include:

Dr Toni Carruthers, Newcastle University, UK

Professor Karen Faulds, University of Strathclyde, UK

Dr Ross Forgan, University of Glasgow, UK

Professor Stefan Howorka, University College London, UK

Professor Richard Winpenny, University of Manchester, UK 

Dr Lorna Dougan, Leeds University, UK

Dr. Félix Zamora, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain

CNSN-8 2018 Programme 

 

From 9:30         Coffee & Pastries / Symposium Registration / Posters put on display

Session 1

Session Chair:   Dr Eimer Tuite

10:30–11:10    Professor Stefan Howorka, University College London, UK 

                       Synthetic Nanopores to Control Transport across Biological Membranes

11:10–11:40    Dr. Félix Zamora, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain 

                       Challenges for Covalent Organic Frameworks based on Schiff-base                                   Chemistry               

11:40–12:20    Professor Karen Faulds, University of Strathclyde, UK 

                       Sensitive and Selective Bioanalysis using Surface Enhanced Raman                                   Scattering (SERS)

 

12:20–1:50     Lunch and Poster Session 

Session 2

Session Chair:   Dr David Fulton

1:50–2:20        Dr Lorna Dougan, Leeds University, UK    

                        Mechanical Hierarchy in Proteins from Extremophiles     

2:20–2:35        Dr James Arthur Cooper, Northwestern University, USA

                        Expanding the Range of Radical-Radical Interactions in Mechanically                                  Interlocked Molecules

2:35-3.05         Dr Ross Forgan, University of Glasgow, UK 

                        Drug Delivery from Surface-Functionalised Metal-Organic Framework                                Nanoparticles

3:05-3:35        Coffee Break

Session 3

Session Chair:   Dr Ben Horrocks

3:35–4:05        Dr Toni Carruthers, Newcastle University, UK

                       Quantifying Aerosol Dynamics of Cyclodextrin Derivatives used for Drug                             Delivery to the Lungs

4:05–4:45        Professor Richard Winpenny, University of Manchester, UK

                       From Rings to Nanostructures

4:45-5:00        Poster prizes

5:00-Close       Wine Reception