Seminar on Biomimetics: “Innovations Inspired by Nature”

Date: Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Time: 13.00-17.00
Place: Lecture Hall L2, University of Oulu, Linnanmaa Campus (Pentti Kaiteran katu 1, Oulu)
Organizer: Genes and Society -Argumenta Project, Biocenter Oulu, University of Oulu
Registration: https://www.webropolsurveys.com/S/7B3ADC5CCD4BBBF4.par
Contact: Coordinator Meri Rova, meri.rova(at)oulu.fi

 

Seminar programme (PDF).

Chairperson: Marko Huttula (University of Oulu, Finland)

13.00-13.15

   Opening words: Introduction to biomimetics
   Seppo Vainio (University of Oulu, Finland)

13.15-13.45

   Biomimetic materials by self-assemblies through the length scales
   Olli Ikkala (Aalto University, Finland)

13.45-14.15

   Bio-inspired leaf replica for lightwave guidance
   Wei Cao (University of Oulu, Finland)

14.15-14.45

   3D assemblies of nanostructured carbon materials
   Krisztian Kordas (University of Oulu, Finland)

14.45-15.15

   Coffee/tea and refreshments

15.15-15.45

   Splitting water with light using artificial photosynthesis
   Anders Thapper (Uppsala University, Sweden)

15.45-16.15

   Plant-microbe interactions as a toolkit for biomimetic druggable compounds
   Anna-Maria Pirttilä (University of Oulu, Finland)

16.15-16.45

   Extracellular vesicles based biomimetic carrier for targeted drug and virus delivery
   Marjo Yliperttula (University of Helsinki, Finland)

16.45-17.00

   Closing remarks
   Seppo Vainio (University of Oulu, Finland)

 

Last updated: 30/3/2017