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Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics

Molecular Pathology

Molecular Toxicology

Molecular Diagnostics

Molecular Recognition

Material Sciences and Nanotechnology

Physical Chemistry, Theoretical and Computational Chemistry

Bioactives and Nutraceuticals

Green Chemistry

Bioinorganic Chemistry

Section Board for 'Material Sciences and Nanotechnology'

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Section Editor-in-Chief
Prof. Dr. Andreas Taubert
Institute of Chemistry, University of Potsdam, Building 26, Rm. 2.64, Karl-Liebknecht-Str. 24-25, D-14476 Golm, Germany
Fax: +49 331 977 5055
Interests: inorganic materials synthesis in ionic liquids; functional ionic liquids-hybrid materials; self-assembling polymers, peptides & nanoparticles; calcium phosphate materials; silica hybrid materials; iron oxide materials; metal-peptide frameworks; materials for metallic implants
Contribution: Special Issue: Energy Technology for the 21st Century - Materials and Devices
Special Issue: Functional Materials- From Functional Hybrid Materials to Functional Polymers
Special Issue: Metal Containing Ionic Liquids
Special Issue: Ionic Liquids 2014 & Selected Papers from ILMAT 2013
Special Issue: Ionic Liquids 2016 and Selected Papers from ILMAT III
In other journals:
Special Issue: Energy Technology for the 21st Century - Materials and Devices
Special Issue: Advances in Materials Science
Special Issue: Polymer Controlled and Bio-inspired Mineralization of Inorganic Compounds
Prof. Dr. Kevin D. Belfield
College of Science and Liberal Arts, New Jersey Institute of Technology, 504 Cullimore Hall, 323 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd Newark, NJ 07102
Tel. +1 973-596-3676; Fax: +1 973-596-6063
Interests: multiphoton absorbing materials; two-photon photochemistry; in vivo and ex vivo two-photon fluorescence bioimaging; magnetic polymeric and sol-gel nanocomposites; site-specific fluorophore labeling; fluorescent-based sensors and bioimaging probes; photodynamic therapy agents; nanostructured functional organic and polymeric materials; two-photon based 3D high density optical data storage
Contribution: Special Issue: Liquid Crystals
In other journals:
Special Issue: Liquid Crystals
Special Issue: Polymers for Bioimaging
Special Issue: Fluorescent Probes
Prof. Dr. Gianaurelio Cuniberti
Institute for Materials Science and Max Bergmann Center of Biomaterials Dresden Center for Computational Materials Science (DCCMS) TU Dresden 01062 Dresden Germany
Interests: molecular electronics; quantum transport from mesoscopic to molecular systems; bottom-up assembly and biological physics
Dr. Gregor Drummen
Cellular Stress and Ageing Program, Bionanoscience and Bioimaging Program, BNS, 33647 Bielefeld, Germany
Interests: quantum dots; bionanotechnology; two-photon fluorescence imaging; cellular imaging; fluorescence microscopy; cancer; cell signaling; oxidative stress; lipids and biomembranes; lipid peroxidation; antioxidants; renal pathobiology
Contribution: Special Issue: Quantum Dots: From Synthesis to Applications in Biomedicine and Life Sciences
Special Issue: Redox Signaling in Biology and Patho-Biology
Special Issue: Oxidative Stress and Ageing
Special Issue: Focus on Extracellular Vesicles
In other journals:
Special Issue: Fluorophores - The Fluorescent Toolbox in Biological and Biomedical Research
Dr. Iolanda Francolini
Department of Chemistry, University “La Sapienza”, Piazzale Aldo Moro 5, 00185, Rome, Italy
Interests: antimicrobial polymers; polyurethanes; drug delivery systems; functionalization of polymers; microbial biofilms; nanocomposites
Contribution: Special Issue: Antimicrobial Polymers 2015
Prof. Dr. Jurriaan Huskens
Molecular Nanofabrication Group, MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnology, University of Twente, TNW/MNF, PO Box 217, 7500AE Enschede, The Netherlands
Fax: +31 53 4894645
Interests: host-guest chemistry; cyclodextrins; multivalency; supramolecular surface chemistry; supramolecular materials; nanolithography; soft lithography
Contribution: Special Issue: Molecular Self-Assembly 2011
Special Issue: Molecular Self-Assembly 2012
Special Issue: Synthesis, Characterization and Application of Supramolecular Systems
In other journals:
Special Issue: Macrocyclic Chemistry
Dr. Antonella Piozzi
Department of Chemistry, University "La Sapienza", Piazzale A. Moro 5, 00185, Rome, Italy
Interests: antimicrobial polymers; polyurethanes; drug delivery systems; functionalization of ppolymers; microbial biofilms; nanocomposites
Contribution: Special Issue: Antimicrobial Polymers
Special Issue: Antimicrobial Polymers 2015
Prof. Dr. Nicola Pugno
Dipartimento di Ingegneria Civile, Ambientale e Meccanica Università di Trento, via Mesiano, 77 I-38123 Trento, Italy
Fax: +39 0461 282599
Interests: bio-inspired hierarchical super nanomaterials; super-strong graphene, nanotubes and related bundles and composites; smart adhesion of insects, spiders and geckos and related gecko-inspired nanostructured surfaces; self-cleaning & anti-adhesive super-hydrophobic leaves and related lotus-inspired nanostructured surfaces; spider-silk and web and related spider-inspired super-tough materials and structures; design and fabrication of Nano Electro Mechanical Systems; hierarchical fibre bundle models, ropes, tissues and cellular solids; graphene nanoscrolls and related systems; nanomedicine: tumor cellular growth, nanovector therapeutics and scaffolds for the regenerative medicine; nanoindentation and related size- and shape-effects; Quantized Fracture Mechanics, in quasi-static, dynamic and fatigue regimes; Nanoscale Weibull & Fractal Statistics and related size-effects on material strength; multiscale fragmentation under impact and explosions and structural dynamics
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Advances in Bio-inspired Materials
Prof. Dr. Martin Schoen
Stranski Lab for Physical and Theoretical Chemistry, Berlin Institute of Technology, 17. Juni 135, Berlin 10623, Germany
Interests: statistical physics; computer simulation; classical density functional theory; soft matter; phase behavior and transport; self-assembly; fluids at interfaces
Contribution: Special Issue: Self-Assembled Soft Matter Nanostructures at Interfaces
Special Issue: Experimental and Theoretical Studies of Liquid Crystalline Materials: Where Do We Stand after 120 Years?
Prof. Dr. Bing Yan
School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Shandong University, Jinan 250100, China
Fax: 86-0531-88380029
Interests: nanomedicine; nanotoxicity; cancer therapy; drug discovery; drug resistance; combinatorial chemistry; analytical sciences
Contribution: Special Issue: Bioactive Nanoparticles (special issue)
Special Issue: Bioactive Nanoparticles 2012
Special Issue: Bioactive Nanoparticles 2013
Special Issue: Bioactive Nanoparticles 2014
Topical Collection: Bioactive Nanoparticles
Special Issue: Cellular Toxicity of Nanoparticles
Prof. Dr. Graeme Cooke
Glasgow Centre for Physical Organic Chemistry, WestCHEM, School of Chemistry, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK
Fax: +441413304888
Interests: Design; synthesis and characterization of functional Molecules; macromolecules and nanoparticles and their assemblies
Contribution: Special Issue: Supramolecular Polymers and Their Assemblies
Dr. Mihriban O. Pekguleryuz
Department of Mining and Materials Engineering, McGill University Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Interests: light metals; aluminum, magnesium; alloy development; biodegradable magnesium implants
Contribution: Special Issue: Biodegradable Magnesium Alloys and Implants
Prof. Dr. Qinghua Qin
Research School of Engineering, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
Interests: Boundary Element Method; functional Materials and Structures; Fracture and Damage Mechanics; Biomechanics and Biomaterials; Composite Materials; Nanomaterials; Cell Biomechanics
Contribution: Special Issue: Advances in Anisotropic and Smart Materials
Dr. Hitoshi Sashiwa
Kaneka Co., Ltd, 5-1-1 Torikai-Nishi, Settsu, Osaka 566-0072 Japan
Tel. +81-72-653-8333
Interests: chemical modification of chitin and chitosan and their biomedical applications
Contribution: Special Issue: Chitins
Special Issue: Chitins 2015
In other journals:
Special Issue: Chitins
Special Issue: Advances in Marine Chitin and Chitosan
Special Issue: Advances in Marine Chitin and Chitosan II, 2017
Dr. John G. Hardy
Department of Chemistry, Faraday Building, Lancaster University, Lancaster, LA1 4YB, United Kingdom
Interests: supramolecular chemistry; polymers; stimuli-responsive materials; biomaterials; drug delivery; tissue engineering
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