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NC State University / Scandinavian Medicon Valley NanoMedicine Partnering Symposium

Tuesday, January 24, 2012 • 8:15 am–12:00 pm

Monteith Engineering Research Center (MRC) - Room 246, Centennial Campus

The NC State Nanotechnology Initiative is hosting the "NC State University/Scandinavian Medicon Valley NanoMedicine Partnering Symposium" on Tuesday, January 24, 2012.  This half-day meeting will feature representative speakers from NC State as well as from a distinguished Danish and Swedish delegation of more than 20 academic and industry experts visiting the U.S.

Event Information


8:15 am            Coffee & Continental Breakfastt

8:30 am            Welcome - Dr. Gregory Parsons, Director, NC State Nanotechnology Initiative; Alcoa Professor, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering

8:35 am            Introduction (NC State) - Dr. James Bonner, Associate Professor, Environmental & Molecular Toxicology

8:40 am            Introduction (Medicon Valley) - Dr. Lars Montelius, Professor, Solid State Physics, Lund University, Sweden

8:50 am            Overview of NC State Biomedical Engineering - Dr. David Lalush, Associate Professor, UNC/NC State Biomedical Engineering

9:00 am            Medicon Valley Speaker - Dr. Moein Moghimi, Professor of Biopharmacy & Nanomedicine, Pharmaceutics & Analytical Chemistry Department; Director, Centre for Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology & Nanotoxicology, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

9:15 am            NC State Speaker - Dr. Ruben Carbonell, Frank Hawkins Kenan Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering; Director, Golden LEAF Biomanufacturing Training & Education Center; Director, William R. Kenan, Jr. Institute for Engineering, Technology & Science              

9:30 am            Medicon Valley Speaker - Dr. Camilla Foged, Associate Professor, Pharmaceutics & Analytical Chemistry, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

9:45 am            NC State Speaker - Dr. Orlin Velev, INVISTA Professor, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering

10:00 am          Break

10:30 am          Medicon Valley Speaker - Dr. Maria Kempe, Associate Professor, Experimental Medical Science, Lund University, Sweden

10:45 am          NC State Speaker - Dr. Julie Willoughby, Assistant Professor, Textile Engineering, Chemistry & Science

11:00 am          Medicon Valley Speaker - Dr. Thomas Andresen, Senior Researcher, Micro- and Nanotechnology, Technical University of Denmark

11:15 am          NC State Speaker - Dr. Thomas LaBean, Associate Professor, Materials Science & Engineering

11:30 am          Lunch and Discussion

12:00 pm          Adjourn


This event is coordinated by the NC State Nanotechnology Initiative and sponsored by the NC State Vice Chancellor for Research, Innovation & Economic Development and the William R. Kenan, Jr. Institute for Engineering, Technology & Science.


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