This Project has received funding from the European Union Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Sklodowska-Curie grant agrrement  N° 642793


Network Activities

2016 January 31 – February 5
First network meeting, Bressanone, Italy
(in concomitance with the European Winterschool on Phyisical Organic Chemistry)


Monday, February 1

13.00 – 13.20    Prof. Leonard Prins, University of Padova, network                      coordinator Introduction ITN-network MULTI-APP

13.20 – 13.45    Petr Motloch, University of Cambridge (PI: Hunter)
        Supramolecular System Inside Porphyrin Nanoring Based on                     H-bonding Interactions

13.45 – 14.10    Kumari Shalini, Free University of Berlin (PI: Haag)
        Synthesis of Multivalent Polymer Architecture Targeting Inflammation

14.10 - 14.35    Isabell Grübner, University of Oxford  (PI: Anderson)
        Cooperativity effects of pyridine templates binding to oligo-porphyrins

14.35 - 14.50    Coffee break

14.50 – 15.15    Maria Cardona, University of Padova  (PI: Prins)
        Transient self-assembly of chemical nanoreactors

15.15 – 15.40    Daniele Di Orio, University of Twente (PI: Huskens)
        Multivalency in Biological Systems: understanding the multivalent                 interaction of Influenza

15.40 – 16.05    Kiran Pallavi, Free University of Berlin (PI: Haag)
        Multivalent Macromolecules as Inhibitors of Influenza Virus

16.05 – 17.00    Supervisory Board Meeting (all PIs)

Tuesday, February 2

13.00 – 13.25    Chu Chih-Wei, University of Münster (PI: Ravoo)
        An Injectable Polysaccharide Hydrogel with Cyclodextrin Vesicles as         Non-Covalent Cross-Linker

13.25 – 13.50    Eva Estirado, University of Eindhoven (PI: Brunsveld)
        Self-assembled multivalent nanoparticles for biosensing

13:50 - 14.15    Carlos Leόn Prieto, University of Padova (PI: Prins)
        Carbohydrate recognition by monolayer protected gold nanoparticles

14.15 – 14.20    Concluding remarks

Expert lectures

Chris Hunter (University of Cambridge, UK) ‘ The Molecular Recognition Toolbox’
Bart Jan Ravoo (University of Münster, DE) ‘ Functional Surfaces made by soft litography’
Alessandro Casnati (University of Parma, IT) ‘Multivalent calixarenes for targeting biomacromolecules’
Rainer Haag (Freie Universität Berlin, DE) ‘Multivalency at interfaces in biological systemsì
Maria Ramos (University of Porto, PT) ‘Challenges in Computational Enzymology’
Zoltan Takats (Imperial College London, UK) ‘ Ambient mass spectrometry’
Francesco Zerbetto (University of Bologna, IT) ‘ All that binds: a primer to single, multiple and cooperative binding events’
Maria Minnuni (University of Firenze, IT) ‘Surface Plasmon Resonance: principle, advances and applications’

Soft skill training

Stuart Cantrill (chief editor Nature Chemistry) ‘ The nature of chemistry publishing’
Annemieke Madder (ERC StG Panel chair) ‘Funding opportunities ERC StG 2015’
Fabrizio Bertolini (Site manager, Vinavil Spa Ravenna) ‘Young, chemist, intelligent looking for a European company financially secure, funny, attractive’

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