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Young Macromolecular Researcher Webinar

The Young Macromolecular Researcher Webinar is a series of talks beginning on Tuesday 14th July 2020, with the aim of highlighting the work of PhD and early PostDoc researchers in the field of macromolecular chemistry. The webinar will be held weekly at 4-5 pm (BST) on Tuesdays over Zoom, with an initial capacity of 100 attendees and is free to attend upon registration.

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Confirmed Schedule

July 14, 2020

Dr Evelina Liarou, University of Warwick
Oxygen tolerant Cu-RDRP

Dr Pratik Gurnani, University of Nottingham
The in vitro, ex vivo and in vivo effect of polymer hydrophobicity on charge reversible vectors for self-amplifying RNA

July 21, 2020

Mr Marcus Reis, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Continuous-flow chemistry for the high-throughput synthesis of copolymer libraries

Dr Fabian Pooch, University of Helsinki
Poly(2-propyl-2-oxazoline)s in solution, bulk and dispersion

July 28, 2020

Ms Julia Early, University of Minnesota
Observing block copolymer micelle fragmentation with liquid-phase transmission electron microscopy

Ms Friederike Richter, Friedrich Schiller University Jena
A structure-activity relationship study with polyacrylamide homopolymers for non-viral gene delivery

August 4, 2020

Dr Michael Sims, University of Minnesota
Pushing the limits of photomediated RAFT polymerization to a million molecular weight and beyond

Dr Brooke Longbottom, University of Cambridge
Probing single molecule dynamics in supramolecular host-guest hydrogels to unravel structure-property relationships

August 11, 2020

Dr Spyridon Varlas, University College London
Out-of-equilibrium block copolymer nano-objects via aqueous Ring-Opening Metathesis Polymerization-Induced Self-Assembly (ROMPISA)

Mr Jason Rowley, University of Leeds
Adding value to polyesters by covalently dyeing or cross-linking for applications ranging from antimicrobial organogels to advanced laundry formulations