Precision-Engineered Polymer Nanomaterials (2014–2016)

Abstract:
Designing polymer nanoparticles that interact with or mimic biological systems represents a challenge in the field of polymer science. The project will address this challenge to deliver a quantitative and qualitative understanding linking synthetic materials and biological systems. Structurally perfect polymeric dendrimers, prepared using break through synthetic approaches and kinetic and computer modelling, are the ideal structure to introduce this function with predictable behaviour. The project will achieve tangible impacts for global communities and industries including the development of biomimetic nanodevices for smart drug delivery devices and peptide mimics.
Grant type:
ARC Discovery Projects
Researchers:
  • VC's Research and Teach Fellow
    Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology
    Vice-Chancellor's Res & Tech Fellow
    School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences
    Faculty of Science
Funded by:
Australian Research Council