16th JUNE
SESSION 3: Advanced Materials for nanobiotechnology

Session chair: Luca Ottaviano (University of L’Aquila)

9.00 - 9.10

9.10 - 9.35

9.35 - 9.55

9.55 - 10.15

10.15 - 10.35

10.35 - 11.00


Giuseppe Gigli (University of Salento, CNR-NANOTEC)
Title: Novel technologies for clinical theraphy and diagnosis : the Precision Medicine Technopole initiative

Francesca Santoro (IIT-CABHC, Napoli)
Title: Designing in vitro biohybrid synapses

Jing Wang (ETH Zürich, Switzerland)
Title: Combing Plasmonic Transduction and Photothermal Heating for Direct and Amplified Self-​Validating Detection of SARS-​CoV-2

Gianni Ciofani  (IIT-CMI, Pontedera)
Title: A new generation of nanovectors tackling brain cancer 

Luisa De Cola (University of Milano)
Title: Hybrid nanoparticles and hydrogels for biomedical applications

Coffe Break 11.00 - 11.30

11.30 - 11.55

11.55 - 12.15

12.15 - 12.35

12.35 - 12.50

Giuseppe Strangi (Case Western University, USA)
Title: Layered Metamaterials: From Hyperbolic Dispersion Metasurfaces to Fano Resonance Optical Coatings

Gianni Profeta (University of L’Aquila)
Title: Spin-lattice relaxation time in water- graphene oxide solution

Ilaria Tonazzini (CNR-Nano and Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa)
Title: Directional and asymmetric micro-structured substrates for applications in neuro-pathological models

Talk 1
Mariangela di Donato (CNR-ICCOM, Sesto Fiorentino)
Title: Addressing the photoinduced mechanism of visible operated molecular photoswitches

Lunch 13.00 - 14.00

14.00 - 14.15

14.15 - 14.30

14.30 - 14.45

14.45 - 15.00

15.00 - 15.15

15.15 - 15.35

Talk 2
Giulia Fioravanti (University of L’Aquila)
Title: Reduced graphene oxide for triazine herbicides adsorption: experimental design and response surface methodology

Talk 3
Martina Lenzuni (IIT Genova, University of Genova)
Title: Biocompatible, plant-based bilayer coatings for medical devices

Talk 4
Elena Piacenza (University of Palermo)
Title: Innovative and green hydroxyapatite- and selenium-based nanoformulations as antimicrobial agents for orthopedic implants

Talk 5
Alessandra Barbanente (University of Bari)
Title: Development of Platinum-loaded, Selenium-doped Hydroxyapatite Nanoparticles for Potential Application in Bone Tumor Therapy

Talk 6
Elena Pulidori (University of Pisa)
Title: Keratin extraction from poultry feathers and production of keratin- based biomaterials to packaging and filtration membranes

Maria Teresa Caccamo  (University of Messina)
Title: Neutron scattering technique for the experimental characterization of molecular mechanisms involved in glass-forming systems on a nanoscopic scale

Coffe Break 15.40 - 16.00

16.00 - 16.20

16.20 - 16.40

16.40 - 17.00

17.00 - 17.15

17.15 - 17.30

Alessandro Sannino (University of Salento)
Title: Superabsorbent hydrogels for GI tract therapies

Annamaria Cimini (University of L’Aquila)
Title: Reduced graphene oxide triggers neuronal growth and differentiation by modulating mechano-transduction 

Luca Valentini (University of Perugia)
Title: Formulation of graphene and carbon nanotubes 3D printable inks for smart
bio-architectures: from the bench to the clinical application

Talk 7
Laura Matino (IIT-CABHC, Napoli)
Title: Pseudo 3D graphene for enhancing cell-chip coupling

Talk 8
Giacomo Giorgi (University of Perugia)
Title: Engineering graphene oxide and carbon nanotubes interfaces in bio-systems from first principles to experiments