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CHARLA: Designing polymers that break down: concepts and applications

Título de la charla: Designing polymers that break down: concepts and applications

Expositora: Dra. Elizabeth Gillies, Profesora de Western University, Canadá.
Idioma de la charla: Inglés
Fecha: lunes 9 abril de 2018.
Hora: de 10h00 a 11h30,
Lugar: Sala de Postgrado A de la FIMCP

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Contactos de inscripción:

Dr. Rómulo Salazar González
rvsalaza@espol.edu.ec
Tel. +593-4-2269294

Información resumida de la Dra Elizabeth Gillies

Education

  • University of California, Berkeley  (2000-2004)
    • Doctorate in Chemistry
  • Queen’s University, Kingston  (1996-2000)
    • Bachelor of Science, Honours in Chemistry

Employment History

  • Professor (2017 - ).
    • Departments of Chemistry, Chemical and Biochemical Engineering The University of Western Ontario, London, Canada.
  • Associate Professor (2012-2017).
    • Departments of Chemistry, Chemical and Biochemical Engineering The University of Western Ontario, London, Canada.
  • Assistant Professor (2006-2012).
    • Departments of Chemistry, Chemical and Biochemical Engineering The University of Western Ontario, London, Canada.
  • Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellow (2004-2006).
    • European Institute of Chemistry and Biology, Bordeaux, France.

Teaching Awards

  • University Student’s Council Teaching Honour Roll 2012 -­ 2013, 2007 -­ 2008.
  • Maurice Bourgougnou Teaching Award, Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, 2010 -­ 2011.

Selected Scholarly and Professional Activities

  • Senior Editor, Journal of Interdisciplinary Nano medicine (2015 -­ ).
  • Associate Editor, RSC Advances (Royal Society of Chemistry Publishing, (2015 -­ 2017).
  • Member, NSERC -­ CIHR Collaborative Health Research Projects Panel (2015 -­ 2017).
  • Member, Canadian Cancer Society Innovation Awards Review Panel (2014 -­ 2015).
  • Member, Editorial Advisory Board: Polymer International (Wiley) ( 2013 -­ ).
  • Member, Early Research Award panel for Advanced Materials and Manufacturing (2012, 2014 -­ ).
  • Treasurer, Macromolecular Science and Engineering Division of the Chemical Institute of Canada (2014 -­ ).
  • National Science Foundation (USA) review panel (Nov. 2011).
  • National Institute of Health/National Cancer Institute (USA) review panel (March 2011).

Last papers in refereed journals

  • Fan, B.; Trant, J. F.; Hemery, G.; Sandre, O.; Gillies, E. R.* “Thermo-­responsive self-­immolative nanoassemblies: Direct and indirect triggering.” Chem. Commun. 2017, 53, 12068-­12071. (featured on the cover)
  • Hisey, B.; Buddingh, J.; Gillies, E. R.; Ragogna, P. J.* “Effect of counter ions of the self-­ assembly of polystyrene-­b-­polyphosphonium block copolymers.” Langmuir, 2017, 33, 14738-­14747.
  • Nguon, O.; Lagugné-­Labarthet, F.; Brandys, F.; Li, J.*; Gillies E. R.* "Microencapsulation by in situ polymerization of amino resins” Polym. Rev. in press, DOI: 10.1080/15583724.2017.1364765
  • Cuthbert, T. J.; Jadischke, J. J.; de Bruyn, J. R.; Ragogna, P. J.*; Gillies, E. R.* Self-­healing polyphosphonium ionic networks.” Macromolecules, 2017, 50, 5253-­5260.
  • Cuthbert, T. J.; Evoy, E.; Bow, J. P. J.; Guterman, R.; Stubbs, J. M.; Gillies, E. R.; Ragogna, P. J.; Blacquiere, J. M. “CapturePhos – A phosphorus-­rich polymer as a homogeneous catalystscavenger.” Catal. Sci. Technol., 2017, 7, 2685-­2688.
  • Fan, B.; Gillies, E. R.* “Poly(ethyl glyoxylate)-­poly(ethylene oxide) nanoparticles: Stimuli-­responsive drug release via end-­to-­end polyglyoxylate depolymerization.” Mol. Pharm. 2017, 14, 2548-­2559.
  • Shridhar, A.; Gillies, E; Amsden, B. G.; Flynn, L. E.* “Composite bioscaffolds incorporating decellularized ECM as a cell-­instructive component within hydrogels as in vitro models and cell delivery systems.” Methods Mol. Biol. In press, DOI: 10.1007/7651_2017_36.
  • Guterman, R.; Harrison, T. D.; Gillies, E. R.; Ragogna, P. J.* “Synthesis and functionalization of polymer networks via germane-­ene chemistry.” Polym. Chem. 2017, 8, 3425-­3430.
  • Hisey, B.; Ragogna, P. J.; Gillies, E. R.* “Phosphonium-­functionalized polymer micelles with intrinsic antibacterial activity.” Biomacromolecules, 2017, 18, 914-­923.
  • Raycraft, B. M.; MacDonald, J. P.; McIntosh, J. T.; Shaver, M. P.; Gillies, E. R.* “Post-­ polymerization functionalization of poly (ethylene oxide)–poly (β-­6-­heptenolactone) diblock copolymers to tune properties and self-­assembly.” Polym. Chem., 2017, 8, 557-­567.
  • Turowec, B. A.; Gillies, E. R.* “Synthesis, properties, and degradation of polyisobutylene-­polyester graft copolymers." Polym. Int. 2017, 66, 42-­51.