2008 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show - Nanotech 2008 - 11th Annual
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Merck Corporate Needs
NanoInk Symposium
Nano Electronics & Photonics
Nano Fabrication
Sensors & Systems
Micro & Nano Fluidics
MSM - Modeling Microsystems
WCM - Compact Modeling
Nanostructured Materials & Devices
Soft Nanotechnologies & Applications
Nanoparticles in Soft Materials - Colloidal Systems
Polymer Nanotechnology
Carbon Nano Structures & Devices
Nano Particles & Applications
Nanostructured Surfaces and Interfaces
Nanoscale Characterization
Energy Technologies & Applications
Nanotech in Health, Environment & Society
ICCN - Nanoscale Modeling
Bio Nano Materials & Tissues
Bio Sensors & Diagnostics
Biomarkers & Nanoparticles
Cancer Diagnostics, Imaging & Treatment
Drug Delivery & Therapeutics
Nano Medicine
Nanotech to Neurology
Phage Nanobiotechnology
Clean Technology 2008
Industrial Impact Workshop
Confirmed Speakers
Program Committee

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Clean Technology 2008

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Alexander M. Klibanov

Alexander M. Klibanov

Novartis Endowed Chair Professor of Chemistry & Bioengineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Alexander Klibanov received his M.S. in Chemistry in 1971 and Ph.D. in Chemical Enzymology in 1974 from Moscow University in Russia. Following his emigration to the United States in 1977, he spent two years as a postdoctoral associate at the Chemistry Department of the University of California at San Diego. In 1979, Dr. Klibanov joined the faculty at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he is currently a Novartis Endowed Chair Professor of Chemistry and Bioengineering. His current research interests include bioorganic chemistry and biocatalysis; drug delivery, stabilization, and formulation; and new microbicidal materials. Professor Klibanov has authored over 270 scientific papers and 16 issued U.S. patents, has given over 350 invited presentations, including many named lectures, all over the world, and is a member of eight journal editorial boards. He has received numerous prestigious professional awards including the Leo Friend Award, the Ipatieff Prize, the Marvin J. Johnson Award, and the Arthur C. Cope Scholar Award, all from the American Chemical Society, as well as the International Enzyme Engineering Award. He was elected to the National Academy of Sciences and to the National Academy of Engineering of the United States. In addition, Dr. Klibanov has started five biotechnology companies and has been a scientific advisor/consultant for numerous pharmaceutical and chemical companies.

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