Fourth Annual Biomaterials Discovery Workshop
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Fourth Annual Biomaterials Discovery Workshop



15th - 16th January 2020


09:00 - 17:00


Jubilee Conference Centre


£70 for full workshop
including refreshments and lunch

Free to members of the EPSRC Next Generation Biomaterials Discovery Grant


Online registration


Key Note Speaker

Prof. Jennifer Elisseeff
(Johns Hopkins)

"The immunology system in tissue repair and biomaterial response"

Dr. Elisseeff is a Morton Goldberg Professor of Ophthalmology and directs the recently established Translational Tissue Engineering Center at Johns Hopkins in collaboration with Biomedical Engineering. She serves on the Scientific Advisory Boards of Bausch and Lomb, Kythera Biopharmaceutical, and Cellular Bioengineering Inc. Dr. Elisseeff has received awards including the Carnegie Mellon Young Alumni Award, Arthritis Investigator Award from the Arthritis Foundation, Yasuda Award from the Society of Physical Regulation in Medicine and Biology, and was named by Technology Review magazine as a top innovator under 35 in 2002 and top 10 technologies to change the future.

Invited Speakers

  • Prof. Alvaro Mata (University of Nottingham)
    "Turning molecules into functional biomaterials through supramolecular engineering"

  • Prof. Patricia Dankers (Eindhoven University of Technology)
    "Supramolecular polymeric materials as synthetic extracellular matrices: from design to high throughput screening"

  • Prof. Omid Veiseh (Rice University Texas)
    "Immune Modulatory Biomaterials for Cell-Based Therapies"

  • Prof. Tim Tolker-Nielsen (University of Copenhagen)
    "Mechanisms of Biofilm-Associated Antimicrobial Tolerance"

  •  Ms. Ann Kramer (Electrospinning Co.)
    "The next step: Translating electrospinning biomaterials research into a medical device"

Full programme can now be downloaded via the link below.

Programme pdf download Conference Pack pdf download


The University of Nottingham
University Park

telephone: 0115 84 66246