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April 2011 Archives

Apr 14, 11

Profile: IPrime's Professor Marc Hillmyer


IPrime's Microstructured Polymers program leader and Distinguished McKnight University Professor, Marc Hillmyer, is featured in the University's Office of the Vice President for Research March 9, 2011 Research News Online for his polymer science contributions and accomplishments.

His research focuses on three main areas: sustainable plastics, nanoporous materials (potential applications include water purification and solar energy conversion), and new water-compatible polymers for applications that include drug delivery.


Apr 13, 11

Synthetic Ecology Symposium April 2011

The University of Minnesota Biocatalysis Initiative will sponsor a Synthetic Ecology Symposium on Wednesday, April 20 at the McNamara Alumni Center on the Minneapolis Campus.

IPrime's Biocatalysis and Biosynthesis program faculty members, Michael Sadowsky, Claudia Schmidt Dannert and Larry Wackett, will participate.


Apr 12, 11

Design of Medical Devices Conf. April 2011

The University of Minnesota's Institute for Engineering in Medicine's Medical Devices Center (MDC) will hold its 10th annual Design of Medical Devices Conference on April 12-14.

IPrime faculty member Bob Tranquillo is serving on the Conference's Technical Session Organizing Committee, and the event sponsors include numerous IPrime member companies.


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