Final Program

AMPHIPHILIC POLYMERS AND GELS

7-12 January 2001
Hotel Tivoli Sintra Praca de Republica

Sintra, Portugal
T: +351-21-923-3505 -- F: +351-21-923-1572

Conference Co-Chairs:
Prof. Lennart Piculell
Lund University, SWEDEN
Prof. Björn Lindman
Lund University, SWEDEN
Prof. D. Fennell Evans
University of Minnesota, USA

United Engineering Foundation, Inc.
Three Park Avenue, 27th Floor
New York, NY 10016-5902
Phone: 1-212-591-7836 Fax: 1-212-591-7441
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Sunday, January 7, 2001

17:00 - 18:30 Conference Registration

18:30 - 20:30 Dinner and Social

Monday, January 8, 2001

07:00 - 08:00 Breakfast Buffet

08:15 - 08:30 Welcome and introductions
Lennart Piculell, Conference Co-Chair
Herman Bieber, United Engineering Foundation, Inc.

SESSION I:
SELF-ASSOCIATION AND ORGANIZATION IN AQUEOUS AND NON-AQUEOUS SOLUTIONS
Session Chair: Björn Lindman

08:30 - 09:30
1. Françoise Candau Institut Charles Sadron, France
Viscoelastic behavior of semidilute solutions of multisticker association polymers

09:30 - 10:30
2. Jeanne François Pau University, France
Experimental and theoretical overview of micellization and phase separation of hydrophobically end-capped poly(ethylene oxide)

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break

11:00 - 12:00
3. Ulf Olsson Lund University, Sweden
Self-assembly of PEO-PPO-PEO tri-block copolymers in water-oil mixtures

12:00 - 14:00 Lunch

14:00 - 18:00 Poster Session, ad hoc Sessions

SESSION II: NEW AMPHIPHILIC POLYMERS
Session Chair:
Françoise Candau

18:00 - 19:00
4. Ilias Iliopoulos ESPCI-CNRS-UPMC, France
New Amphiphilic Polymers

19:00 - 20:00
5. Mathieu Joanicot Rhodia-CNRS-Princeton Joint Lab, USA
New Paradigm with Amphiphilic Diblock Polymers

20:00 - 21:30 Dinner

21:00 - 22:00 Social Hour

Tuesday, January 9, 2001

07:00 - 08:30 Breakfast Buffet

SESSION III: INTERACTIONS WITH SURFACTANTS
Session Chair: Ilias Iliopulos

08:30 - 09:30
1. Paul Reeve Rohm and Haas, France
The Influence of the structure of hydrophobically modified alkali soluble (HASE) emulsion thickeners on their rheological characteristics, and the changes brought about therein by surfactants

09:30 - 10:30
2. Lennart Piculell Lund University, Sweden
Hooks on HEC

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break

11:00 - 12:00
3. M.G. Miguel University of Coimbra, Portugal
Polyion-Surfactant Interactions: From Stable Vesicles to DNA Compaction

12:00 - 14:00 Lunch

14:00 - 18:00 Poster Session, ad hoc Sessions

SESSION IV: GUEST-HOST INTERACTIONS
Session Chair: Kaoru Tsujii

18:00 - 19:00
4. Catherine Amiel CNRS UMR, France
Guest-host interactions as a tool to reversibly crosslink hydrophobically modified polymers

19:00 - 20:00
5. Kazunari Akiyoshi
Kyoto University, Japan
Controlled association of amphiphilic polymers by cyclodextrin

20:00 - 21:30 Dinner

21:30 - 22:30 Social Hour

Wednesday, January 10, 2001

07:00 - 08:00 Breakfast Buffet

SESSION V: ASSOCIATING POLYELECTROLYTES
Session Chair: Maria Miguel

08:30 - 09:30
1. Alexei Khokhlov Moscow State University, Russia
Aggregation and Physical Gel Formation in the Solutions of Associating Polyelectrolytes

09:30 - 10:30
2. Martien Cohen Stuart Wageningen University, Netherlands
Micelles With Polyelectrolyte Complex Cores

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break

11:00 - 12:00
3. Alexander V. Kabanov University of Nebraska, USA
Self-Assembly or Block Ionomers and Surfactants of Opposite Charge

12:00 - 14:00 Lunch

14:00 Free Afternoon

Thursday, January 11, 2001

07:00 - 08:00 Breakfast Buffet

SESSION VI: AMPHIPHILIC CHEMICAL GELS
Session Chair: Alexei Khokhlov

08:30 - 09:30
1. Yoshihito Osada
Hokkaido University, Japan
Amphiphilic Intelligent Gels

09:30 - 10:30
2. Kaoru Tsujii Japan Marine Science and Technology Center, Japan
Interactions of Polymer Gels with Surfactants

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break

SESSION VII: AMPHIPHILIC POLYMERS AT SURFACES AND INTERFACES
Session Chair:
Martien Cohen Stuart

11:00 - 12:00
3. Françoise Lafuma CNRS, ESPCI, France
The role of amphiphilic polymers in the control of the properties of disperse media

12:00 - 14:00 Lunch

14:00 - 18:00 Poster Sessions, Ad hoc Sessions

18:00 - 19:00
4. Dominique Langevin Université Paris Sud, France
Polyelectrolyte/Surfactant Complexes at the Air/Water Interface; Influence of the Polymer Backbone Rigidity

19:00 - 20:00
5. Maria Santore Lehigh University, USA
Polymer layer relaxation versus interfacial protein denaturing: The roles of solvent, surface and adsorbing molecules

20:00 - 21:00 Dinner

21:00 - 22:00 Social Hour

Friday, January 12, 2001

07:00 - 08:00 Breakfast Buffet

SESSION VIII: PROTEINS AS AMPHIPHILIC POLYMERS
Session Chair:
Maria Santore

08:30 - 09:30
1. Stephanie Dungan University of California-Davis, USA
Effects of protein on the self-assembly of AOT in Winsor II systems

09:30 - 10:30
2. Ronald Visschers NIZO Food Research, Netherlands
Aggregation and Gelation of Globular Proteins

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break

11:00 - 11:30 Conference Wrap-Up and Future Directions

12:00 - 14:00 Lunch and Departure

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POSTER PRESENTATIONS

As of December 22. 2000

Mechanism of Electrophoretic Migration of DNA in Amphiphilic Gels
Bjorn Akerman and Roine Svingen
Chalmer University of Technology, Department of Physical Chemistry, SWEDEN
Paschalis Alexandridis
State University of New York at Buffalo, USA

Structural Transformation Upon Mixing DNA With Cationic Vesicles
Paula C.A. Barreleiro and Björn Lindman
Physical Chemistry 1, University of Lund, SWEDEN
Roland May
Institut Laue-Langevin

Interactions Between Hydrophobically End-Capped Poly(Ethylene Oxide) and Latex Particles in Aqueous Solutions
E. Beaudoin and J. François
Laboratory of Research for Polymer Materials, FRANCE

Aggregation of EO-PO-EO Triblock Copolymer in Pure Water and Dilute Aqueous Amphiphile Solutions. A DSC and Titration Calorimetric Studies
Rodrigo Cardoso da Silva
Lund University / Universidade Estadual de Campinas, BRAZIL
Watson Loh
Universidade Estadual de Campinas, BRAZIL
Gerd Olofsson and Karin Schillèn
Lund University, SWEDEN

DNA Phase Behavior in the Presence of Catanionic Mixtures
Rita Dias, Eduardo Marques, Björn Lindman and Maria Miguel
Department of Chemistry, Coimbra University, PORTUGAL
Sergey Mel'nikov
Physical Chemistry 1, Lund University, SWEDEN

Influence of Tryathanolamine Oleat - Carboxy Methyl Cellulose Interaction on Rheological Behaviour of Emulsions Ljubica Dokic-Baucal and Petar Dokic
University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Technology, YUGOSLAVIA

Structures of Nonaqueous Gel Phases in Binary Systems K-Soap/Glycerol
H. -D. Dörfler
Department of Chemistry, TU Dresden, GERMANY

Stability of the Amphiphilic Polymer Wetting Film on the Solid Surface
N. Esipova and S. Itskov
Institute of Physical Chemistry, RUSSIA

Associating Behaviour of Polyacrylamide Modified With New
Hydrophobic Zwitterionic Pendant Group

Jeanne François, Bruno Grassl and Laurent Billon
Laboratory of Research for Polymer Materials, FRANCE

Effect of Temperature and Salinity on Associating Behaviour of Hydrophobically Modified Polyacrylamide and Hydrolysed Polyacrylamide
Jeanne François, Yujun Feng, Bruno Grassl and Laurent Billon
Laboratory of Research for Polymer Materials, FRANCE

Telechelic Poly(Ethylene Oxide) With Aromatic Groups Jeanne François and Laurent Billon
Laboratory of Research for Polymer Materials, FRANCE
Wain Reed
Department of Physics, Tulane University, USA

New Polymers with Both Shear Thinning and Shear Thickening Properties
Jeanne François, Guillaume Bastiat and Bruno Grassl
Laboratory of Research and Polymer Materials, FRANCE

Novel, Hydrophobically Modified Polyamino Acids-Conformation and Interaction with Non-Ionic Sugar Based Surfactants
H. Gillgren and A.M.J. Bengtsson
Physical Chemistry 1, Lund University, SWEDEN
A.C. Ericsson
Food Technology, Lund University, SWEDEN
S. Ulvenlund
AstraZeneca R&D Lund

Covalent Vs. Ionic Immobilisation of Hydrophobic Alkyl Chains onto Pectin. Similitudes and Differences of the Rheological Behaviour
Patrick Hubert, Marie-Christine Miralles-Houzelle, and Edith Dellacherie
UMR CNRS-INPL, France
Lionel Choplin
GEMICO-ENSIC

Cyclodextrins in HM-PEG Solutions. Inhibitor of Rheologically Active Polymer-Polymer Associations Leif Karlson
Akzo Nobel Surface Chemistry AB, SWEDEN
Krister Thuresson
Physical Chemistry 1, Center for Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Lund University, SWEDEN

Interactions of PVP with Short-Chain Surfactants
Camilo La Mesa, Antonio Capalbi and Paolo Gasbarrone
Dipartimento di Chimica, Università di Roma "La Sapienza", ITALY

Micro-Encapsulation by Complex Coacervation of Gelatin-Arabic Gum System in Presence of Surfactants
K.S. Mayya and J.-F. Argillier
Institut Francais du Petrole, FRANCE

Novel Amphiphilic Hydrogels Based on Vinyl Ethers and Their Interactions With Low and High Molecular Weight Compounds I.K. Nam
Ajou University, Department of Molecular Science and Technology, KOREA
G.A. Mun, S.Z. Nurkeeva and P.I. Urkimbaeva
Al-Faraby Kazakh State National University, KAZAKHSTAN

Catalytic Activity of Subtilisin in Reverse Micelles in Supercritical Fluids
Eugénia Nogueiro, Sívia Garcia, M. Conceição Almeida and Susana Almeida
Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologie, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, PORTUGAL

Association of Naphthalene-Labeled Poly(Acrylic Acid) and Interaction with Cationic Surfactants. Fluorescence Studies
Karin Schillén and Björn Lindman
Physical Chemistry 1, Lund University, SWEDEN
Dan F. Anghel
Institute of Physical Chemistry, Department of Colloids, ROMANIA
Maria da Graça Miguel
Departamento de Quimica, Universidade de Coimbra, PORTUGAL

Oppositely Charged Polyelectrolytes Grafted onto Planar Surface
Nadezhda P. Shusharina and Per Linse
Physical Chemistry 1, Lund University, SWEDEN

The Ternary Phase Diagram of a Polymer-Surfactant Complex Salt Mixed With a Simple Ionic Surfactant in Water: A New Approach to the Phase Behavior or Oppositely Charged Polymers and Surfactants
Anna Svensson and Lennart Piculell
Physical Chemistry 1, Center for Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Lund University, SWEDEN

Light-Responsive Thickeners: Cross-Links Formation by Recognition of Chromophore Side-Groups
C. Tribet and G. Pouliquen
Laboratoire Physico-Chimie Macromoleculaire, CNRS UMR, FRANCE
C. Amiel
Laboratoire de Recherche sur les Polymeres, CNRS UMR, FRANCE

Amphiphilic Polymer Inducing Slow Reorganisations and Domain Formations at the Surface of Unilamellar Vesicles
C. Tribet and C. Ladavière
Physico-Chimie Macromoleculaire, FRANCE

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