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-2nd NanoWorcester Symposium

2nd Annual NanoWorcester Symposium


Took place on Saturday March 17, 2012


@ Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI)


The second NanoWorcester Symposium in 2012, held at WPI attracted 102 participants from central New England. It was a friendly and enjoyable event, focused on nanoscience, nanotechnology, and nanomedicine.


It featured a student "elevator-speech" and poster competition in the afternoon, after a morning of talks by invited speakers from central New England and farther afield.


The speakers, their affiliations, and their topic areas were:


Christopher Lambert, WPI Bioengineering Institute, Molecular Sensors.

Evelyn Kurt-Jones, UMass Medical Center, Immunology and Nanoparticles.

Gerard D'Souza, MCPHS Boston, Organelle-Targeted Intracellular Delivery.

Julie Chen, UMass Lowell, Nanoscale Composites.

Thomas Vogt, USC Chemistry and Biochemistry, Imaging at the Nanoscale.

Heinrich Hoerber, UBristol, Molecular Motors and Photonic Force Microscopy.



The NanoWorcester 2012 Committee:


Nancy Burnham (WPI-PH), Jianyu Liang (WPI-ME) Arshad Kudrolli (Clark-PH), Sergio Granados-Focil (Clark-CH) Reema Zeineldin (MCPHS-Pharm), Alice Gardner (MCPHS-Pharm) Robert Bellin (Holy Cross-BIO) Ananta Adhikari (Assumption-Natural Science) Eihab Jaber (WSU-CH)
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2nd Annual NanoWorcester Symposium