Helmholtz Graduate School for Macromolecular Bioscience

MacroBio Colloquien

MacroBio Colloquium – Prof. Kinam Park

MacroBio Colloquium Prof. Kinam Park

Foto: HZG/ Fraeya Whiffin

14 May 2019
Institute of Biomaterial Science, Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht

We are delighted to welcome Prof. Kinam Park from Purdue University, Departments of Pharmaceutics and Biomedical Engineering, and Editor in Chief of the Journal of Controlled Release to the Institute for Biomaterial Science on the 14.05.2019. He gave a great lectured on the importance of characterising polymers to the members of the MacroBio Graduate School. Besides scientific topics, doctoral researchers from the Graduate School MacroBio had the opportunity to discuss with Prof. Park about academic networking, entrepreneurship, and career planning.


MacroBio New Year´s Lecture 2019 – Prof. María José Alonso

MacroBio New Year´s Lecture 2019

Foto: HZG/ Fraeya Whiffin

21 January 2019
Institute of Biomaterial Science, Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht

The Helmholtz Graduate School for Macromolecular Bioscience was honoured to welcome Prof. María José Alonso to present the fourth edition of the New Year´s Lecture. Prof. Alonso has been professor for pharmacy and pharmaceutical technology at the University of Santiago de Compostela since 1998. She is an active member of several acclaimed international organisations: the ‘American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering’ and ‘US National Academy of Medicine’, as well as recently being elected the president of the ‘Controlled Release Society’. Besides scientific topics, Prof. Alonso discussed entrepreneurship, career planning, and academic networking with PhD students from the Graduate School MacroBio.


MacroBio New Year´s Lecture 2018 – Prof. Stoyan Smoukov

12 January 2018
Institute of Biomaterial Science, Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht

For the third edition of the New Year´s Lecture, the Helmholtz Graduate School for Macromolecular Bioscience was honoured to welcome Prof. Stoyan Smoukov to present. Prof. Smoukov is the head of the department of Materials Science & Metallurgy at the University of Cambridge and since 2017 Senior Lecturer at the School of Engineering and Materials Science of the Queen Mary University of London. During the lecture, Prof. Smoukov presented approaches creating autonomous material robotics and polymers inspired by the multi-functionality and dynamics of living organisms. A round-table discussion with Prof. Smoukov enabled the PhD students from the Graduate School MacroBio an extensive discussion about the newest findings in science as well as career development and academic networking.


MacroBio New Year´s Lecture 2017 – Prof. József Karger-Kocsis

13 January 2017
Institute of Biomaterial Science, Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht

It was a pleasure to welcome Prof. József Karger-Kocsis for the second edition for the New Year´s Lecture of the Helmholtz Graduate School for Macromolecular Bioscience. Prof. Karger-Kocsis is the head of the department of Polymer Engineering at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics. Prof. Karger-Kocsis presented during the lecture his work related to multifunctional polymers and composites synthesised via Diels-Alder Reactions and had an intensive discussion with the PhD students from the Graduate School MacroBio.