11-th International Symposium
on Polyelectrolytes - ISP 2016
JUNE 27 - 30, 2016, MOSCOW, RUSSIA

Scientific Program

The ISP 2016 will start on June 27 and will close on June 30, 2016.

The following Scientific Topics will be the main subjects of the ISP in 2016:

1) Polyelectrolytes of complex architecture
2) Polyelectrolyte gels and networks
3) Polyelectrolyte complexes and multilayers
4) Polyelectrolyte theory and simulations
5) Natural polyelectrolytes, polyelectrolytes for medicine and pharmaceutics
6) Functional polyelectrolyte systems: membranes, sensors and adsorbents





Monday, June 27

8:00 - 10:00 REGISTRATION (Shuvalovsky bld.)

10:00 – 10:20 Opening of the Symposium (Auditorium B2)
Auditorium B2 Chair: Alexei Khokhlov
Opening Lecture
10:20 – 10:50 Alexander Yaroslavov “Interpolyelectrolyte Complexes as Universal Binders of Dispersed Systems: Chernobyl's Experience” (Russia)
Invited Lectures
10:50 – 11:20 Yoshihito Osada “Nano Gel - Machines of the Next Era” (Japan)
11:20 – 11:50 Tatiana Birshtein “The Complex Structure of Polyelectrolyte Nanoscale Objects” (Russia)
11:50 – 12:20 Elena Kramarenko “Ion Association in Polyelectrolyte Systems” (Russia)
12:30 – 14:00 LUNCH
Auditorium B2 Chairs: Alexander Yaroslavov, Tatiana Birshtein
Invited Lectures
14:00 –14:30 Dmitri Pergushov “Interpolyelectrolyte Complexes of Star-Shaped Polyions: From Micelle-Like Morphology to Polymersomes” (Russia)
14:30 – 15:00 Walter Richtering “Stimuli-Responsive Uptake and Release of Polyelectrolytes by Amphoteric Microgels” (Germany)
15:00 – 15:30 Kurt Kremer “The Puzzle of Macromolecules in Mixed Solvents” (Germany)
15:30 – 16:00 Murugappan Muthukumar “The Ordinary-Extraordinary Transition in Dynamics of Solutions of Charged Macromolecules” (USA)
16:00 – 16:30 COFFEE BREAK (Upper Floor of Auditorium Hall)
16:30 – 18:45

Contributed papers
Section 1 (Auditorium B2). Polyelectrolyte Complexes and Multilayers; Polyelectrolytes of Complex Architecture (Chairs: Walter Richtering, Anatoly Zinchenko)
Section 2 (Auditorium B3). Polyelectrolyte Theory and Simulations (Chairs: Murugappan Muthukumar, Kurt Kremer)


Tuesday, June 28

Auditorium B2 Chair: Matthias Ballauff
Invited Lectures
9:00 – 9:30 Anatoly Zinchenko “Application of DNA-Based Hydrogels and Multilayered Films for Templating of Inorganic Nanomaterials” (Japan)
9:30 – 10:00 Lennart Piculell “Controlled Surface Deposition Of Charged Particles Onto A Similarly Charged Surface by Polyelectrolyte Depletion” (Sweden)
10:00 – 10:30 Heikki Tenhu “Cationic Responsive Polymers” (Finland)
10:30 – 11:00 COFFEE BREAK (Upper Floor of Auditorium Hall)
Auditorium B2 Chair: Mikhail Rubinstein
Invited Lectures
11:00 –11:30 Monica Olvera de la Cruz “Multiple Phase Coexistence in Polymer Electrolytes” (USA)
11:30 – 12:00 Ekaterina Zhulina “Brushes of Dendritically Branched Polyelectrolytes” (Russia)
12:00 – 12:30 Roland Netz “Dielectric Effects at Ions and Charged Surfaces” (Germany)
12:30 – 14:30 LUNCH
Auditorium B2 Chair: Franҫoise Winnik
Invited Lectures
14:30 –15:00 Alexander Kabanov “Block Ionomer Complexes for Delivery of Therapeutic Peptides and More…” (USA)
15:00 – 15:30 Yeshayahu Talmon “Effect of Polyelectrolyte Stiffness and Solution pH on The Nanostructure of Complexes Formed by Cationic Amphiphyles and Anionic Polyelectrolytes” (Israel)
15:30 – 16:00 Jian Ping Gong “Polyampholyte Hydrogels: Tough, Self-Healing, and Self-Adjustable Adhesion” (Japan)
16:00 – 17:30 POSTERS and COFFEE BREAK (Upper Floor of Auditorium Hall)
17:30 – 19:30

Contributed papers
Section 1 (Auditorium B2). Natural Polyelectrolytes; Polyelectrolyte Complexes and Multilayers (Chairs: Heikki Tenhu, Kalle Levon)
Section 2 (Auditorium B3). Polyelectrolyte Theory and Simulations (Chairs: Monica Olvera de la Cruz, Roland Netz)

Wednesday, June 29

Auditorium B2 Chair: Elena Kramarenko
Invited Lectures
9:00 – 9:30 Mikhail Rubinstein “Complexation of Oppositely Charged Polyelectrolytes and Diblock Polyampholytes” (USA)
930 – 10:00 Karel Procházka “Dissipative Particle Dynamics Studies of Polyelectrolyte Co- and Self-Assembly” (Czech Republic)
10:00 – 10:30 Oleg Borisov “Conformational Transitions in Multi-Responsive Branched Polyelectrolytes and Microgels” (France)
10:30 – 11:00 Frans Leermakers “Self-Consistent Field Modeling of Polyelectrolytes at Interfaces” (Netherlands)
11:00 – 11:30 COFFEE BREAK (Upper Floor of Auditorium Hall)
Auditorium B2 Chair: Vladimir Sergeyev
Invited Lectures
11:30 –12:00 Chair: Vladimir Sergeyev
12:00 – 12:30 Svetlana Sukhishvili “Interdiffusion in Planar and Perticulate Polyelectrolyte Assemblies” (USA)
12:30 – 13:00 Tatiana Bronich “Polyelectrolyte Nanogels as Platform for Drug Delivery in Cancer” (USA)
13:00 – 14:00 LUNCH
Auditorium B2 Chair: Lennart Piculell
Invited Lectures
14:00 –14:30 Anthony Guieseppi-Elie “Electroconductive Hydrogels: Polyelectrolytes with Electronic Properties” (USA)
14:30 – 15:00 Johan van der Maarel “DNA Confined in a Nanospace: From Crowding, Protein Interaction, to Sequencing of Genomic Information” (Singapore)
15:00 – 15:30 Matthias Ballauff “Interaction of Proteins with Polyelectrolytes and Spherical Polyelectrolyte Brushes” (Germany)
15:30 – 17:00 POSTERS and COFFEE BREAK (Upper Floor of Auditorium Hall)
17:00 – 18:15

Contributed papers
Section 1 (Auditorium B2). Natural Polyelectrolytes (Chair: Svetlana Sukhishvili)
Section 2 (Auditorium B3). Natural Polyelectrolytes; Gels and Networks (Chair: Jian Ping Gong)

18:30 - 21:00 GALA DINNER

Thursday, June 30

9:00 – 10:45

Contributed papers
Section 1 (Auditorium B2). Polyelectrolyte Theory and Simulations; Polyelectrolyte Complexes and Multilayers (Chair: Yeshayahu Talmon)
Section 2 (Auditorium B3). Polyelectrolyte Complexes and Multilayers; Natural Polyelectrolytes, Functional Polyelectrolyte Systems (Chair: Johan van der Maarel)

10:45 – 11:20 COFFEE BREAK (Upper Floor of Auditorium Hall)
Auditorium B2 Chairs: Alexei Khokhlov and Alexander Yaroslavov
Invited Lectures
11:20 –11:50 Kalle Levon “A Functional Polyelectrolyte - Polyaniline” (USA)
11:50 – 12:20 Ulrich Scheler “Charge, Molecular Dynamics and Weak Binding –  A Magnetic Resonance Study” (Germany)
12:20 – 12:50 Paul Dubin “Complex Coacervation of Proteins: From Oparin to Antibodies” (USA)
12:50 – 13:10 Closing of the Symposium
13:20 – 14:30 LUNCH

A special issue of Polymer Science, Series C will be published basing on the materials of invited lectures and oral presentations. Guest Editors of special issue: Tatiana Birshtein and Elena Chernikova.

Scientific program
Book of abstracts