A new paradigm in material synthesis is emerging, in which living cells are incorporated into non-living matter to augment it with programmable, life-like capabilities. This results from the integration of synthetic biology tools in materials research and promises to deliver a whole new generation of high-performance material systems. Engineered Living Materials open new avenues for more sustainable material production and advanced property combinations like integrated multifunctionality, adaptability, resilience, or evolvability.
Leibniz ScienceCampus "Living Therapeutic Materials"
- Aránzazu del Campo, INM - Leibniz Institute for New Materials, Saarbrücken, DE
- Wilfried Weber, BIOSS, University of Freiburg, DE
- Shrikrishnan Sankaran, INM - Leibniz Institute for New Materials, Saarbrücken, DE
- Alptekin Aksan, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
- Hal Alper, The University of Texas at Austin, TX, USA
- Katja Bühler, Helmholtz Center for Environmental Research, Leipzig, Germany
- Knut Drescher, Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, Marburg, Germany
- Tom Ellis, Imperial College London, UK
- Tobias Erb, Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, Marburg, Germany
- Barbara Gerratana, European Innovation Council and SME Executive Agency (EISMEA), Brussels, Belgium
- Oskar Hallatschek, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
- Elvin Karana, Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands
- Mustafa Khammash, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
- Jinyao Liu, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
- Timothy K. Lu, MIT Biological Engineering, Cambridge, MA, USA
- Berenike Maier, University of Cologne, Germany
- João Mano, University of Aveiro, Portugal
Alshakim Nelson, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
- Henrike Niederholtmeyer, Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, Marburg, Germany
- Uwe Schröder, Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany
- Avi Schroeder, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
- Jens Timmer, BIOSS, University of Freiburg, Germany
- Taylor H. Ware, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA
- Seraphine Wegner, Univerity of Muenster, Germany
- Linchong You, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
- Cordt Zollfrank, Technical University Munich, German
Information on participating / attending:
Participation is free of charge.
Registration via the conference website; the number of participants is limited to 250.
05/04/2021 12:45 - 05/07/2021 16:00
Scientists and scholars
Biology, Chemistry, Materials sciences, Medicine
Types of events:
Conference / symposium / (annual) conference
Presse- und Öffentlichkeitsarbeit
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URL of this event: http://idw-online.de/en/event68397
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