Virtual Symposium: Systems Chemistry; Life-like emergent behavior in complex molecules and ensembles. May 18-20, 2020.

Poster Session Winners

Due to the volume of submissions in the #dynamic category, two poster winners were selected.

#origins Winner

Claudia Bonfio
MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, United Kingdom

#dynamic Winner

Jie Deng
University of Freiburg, Germany

#bionet Winner

Alex Mason
Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands

#emergent Winner

Kanchana Samarakoon
Kansas State University, USA

#active Winner

Ambika Somasundar
Pennsylvania State University, USA

#dynamic Winner

Mona Tayarani Najjaran
Advanced Science Research Center, USA

Honorable Mention: Most “Liked”

Rachel Fisher
Advanced Science Research Center, USA

Honorable Mention: Most “Liked”

Simon Krause
University of Groningen, Netherlands

Poster Presenters

Accelerated catalysis in self-assembled states for accessing functional non-equilibrium gels
Subhajit Bai, IISER Kolkata
Tunable DNA origami motors
Alisina Bazrafshan, Emory University
(Self)-Sort the Fibers from the Foldamers: two unique supramolecular structures emerge and co-exist from a complex mixture
Meagan Beatty, University of Groningen
Aryl Boronate Ester Mediated Dynamic Stimuli Responsive G-quadruplex Hydrogels as Drug Delivery Systems
Ankan Biswas, Indian Institute of Technology Indore
Control of intrinsically disordered phase transitions
Robert Devin BogEmory University
Supramolecular assembly of carbohydrate amphiphiles for biomedical applications
Alexandra Brito, University of Minho
The Effect of Hydration on the Structure and Dynamics of Phase Separated Biomimetic Cell Membranes
Madhurima Chattopadhyay, Poznan University of Technology
Molecular Dynamics Force Field Investigations for Monounsaturated Triacylglycerides
Robert Cordina, University of Strathclyde
Regulating chemically fueled peptide assemblies by molecular design
Kun Dai, Technical University of Munich
Temporal control of DNA-based nanodevices and  DNA-based nanostructure assembly
Erica Del Grosso, University of Rome
ATP-Driven Non-Equilibrium DNA systems with Multiple Transient Dynamic Steady States
Jie Deng, University of Freiburg
Dissipative catalysis with a molecular machine
Stephen Fielden, University of Manchester
Dynamic Covalent Metathesis in the C=C/C=N Exchange between Knoevenagel Compounds and Imines
Ruirui Gu, Supramolecular Science and Engineering Institute
Tweaking the self-assembly of amyloid-like peptide fibers to hierarchical functional materials
Deepika Gupta, Institute of Nano Science and Technology (INST), Mohali
Time-Dependent Switching of Constitutional Dynamic Libraries and Networks from Kinetic to Thermodynamic Distributions
Meixia He, Supramolecular Science and Engineering Institute
Pathway Selection in Charge-complementary Peptide Co-assembly
Greg Hudalla, University of Florida
one- and two-component organogels containing cyanostilbene without any auxiliary substituents
Jagadish Kumar Katla, Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar
2D Self-Assembly and Reactions in Surfaces
Henning Klaasen, Westfälische Wilhelms – University of Münster
Unravelling topology-induced shape transformations in dendrimersomes
Nina Kostina, DWI Leibniz Institute for Interactive Materials
Self-cleaving N-aryl amides: Solvent and temperature dependent equilibrium
Vitaly Kovalenko, Belarusian State Pedagogical University
Gas release via cooperative self-induced contraction of responsive framework materials
Simon Krause, University of Groningen
Enzyme-mediated dynamic system allows light-controlled selective formation of cyclodextrins
Dennis Larsen, Technical University of Denmark
Iodination-promoted strategy for the in-situ generation of selfassembled chiroptically-active gold-peptide superstructures
Alessandro Marchetti, Polytechnic University of Milan 
Automated stirring device for continuous stirring while sampling inside ultra pressure liquid chromatography system
Omer Markovitch, University of Groningen
Cross-linkable Peptide-based Hydrogels
Libby MarshallUniversity of Glasgow
Rotaxane dynamics: quantification of macrocycle shuttling rate
Vicente Marti-CentellesUniversity of Bordeaux
Templated Synthesis of alpha-glucans
Giorgia MasciottaTechnical University of Denmark
Three products selective through time dependance oxidative self sorting of imine libraries
Thamon PuangsamleeUniversity of Houston
Dissipative self-assembling fibers: from molecular design to properties
Jennifer Rodon Fores, Technical University of Munich
Development of a new family of fluorinated amphiphiles
Marta Rosati, Polytechnic University of Milan
Self-Assembly of Nucleic Acid-Peptide Conjugates
Hava SadihovBen Gurion University of the Negev
Deconvolution of competitive transient species in multivalent chemical fuel-driven assembly
Ekta Shandilya, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Mohali
Social distancing in supramolecular assemblies by fueled reaction cycle
Nishant SinghUniversity of Strasbourg
Modifying the surfaces of peptide nano fibers utilizing a thiol-thioester exchange
Jillian Smith-CarpenterFairfield University
Directing peptide liquid-liquid phase transitions with dynamic chemical networks
Junjun TanEmory University
Supramolecular peptide with sequence tunable emission
Mona TayaraniNajjaranAdvanced Science Research Center
Information-based autonomous reconfiguration  in systems of interacting DNA nanostructures
Grigory TikhomirovCalifornia Institute of Technology
Understanding the assembly mechanism of a phase-separating bacterial ribonuclease
Dylan TomaresUniversity of Pittsburgh
Beyond tripeptides – using active learning to search datasets
Alexander van TeijlingenUniversity of Strathclyde
Allosteric regulation of anion exchange in an Fe4L6 tetrahedron
Larissa von KrbekUniversity of Cambridge
Sugar-driven formation of artificial raft-domains with hierarchical periodic nanoarrays on dendrimersome protocells
Anna Maria WagnerDWI Leibniz Institute
Dynamic Soft Materials from Tunable Supramolecular Recognition
Matthew WebberUniversity of Notre Dame
Design of Non-Classical Frank Kasper Phases from Sugar-Polyolefin Hybrid Conjugates
Charlotte Wentz, University of Maryland
Manipulation of coupled equilibria for chain-length control and dilution induced self-assembly in porphyrin supramolecular polymers
Elisabeth WeyndtEindhoven University of Technology
Easy-To-Make Multi-Function Supramolecular Polymers Enabled by A Naturally Tailored Small Molecule
Qi ZhangUniversity of Groningen
Dynamic Spatial Formation and Distribution of Intrinsically Disordered Protein Droplets in Macromolecularly Crowded Protocells
Hang ZhaoUniversity of Bordeaux
From living organisms to photosynthetic artificial protocells
Paola AlbaneseUniversity of Bari Aldo Moro
Darwinian properties and their trade-offs in autocatalytic RNA reaction networks
Sandeep AmetaNational Centre for Biological Sciences
Towards the emergence of modern cells
Claudia BonfioMRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Geochemical constraints facilitating nonenzymatic oligomerization of cyclic nucleotides
Shikha DagarIndian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Pune
Chemistry and Catalysis join forces in RNA Ligation
Saurja DasguptaMassachusetts General Hospital
Bistable and Oscillating Behavior in Peptide Networks
Dharm DevBen Gurion University of the Negev
Oily ocean surface films as a cradle for the emergence of life
Franky DjutantaArizona State University
Active Coacervate Droplets as a Platform towards Synthetic Life
Carsten DonauTechnical University Munich
Liquid crystal coacervates: biopolymers co-evolution and responsive complex cellular structuring
Tommaso FracciaESPCI Paris
Bontenite phenol formaldehyde nanocomposites
Ranjana GoswamiITM University Gwalior
DNA liquid crystal coacervates and other membraneless liquid-liquid phase separation processes as model systems in origins of life research
Tony JiaTokyo Institute of Technology
Utilizing Systems Analysis to Define The Chemical Language of the Rhizosphere
Ayanna JonesEmory University
‘Minimal Metabolism’: a key concept to search for the roots and nature of biological systems –
Nino Lauber, University of the Basque Country
Towards Darwinian Evolution of Synthetic Replicators
Kai LiuUniversity of Groningen
Enzyme-free synthesis of natural phospholipids in water
Luping Liu, University of California San Diego
Compositional heterogeneity confers selective advantage to model protocellular membranes during the origins of cellular life
Susovan SarkarIISER Pune
Periodic systems and the selection of bioelements, compounds and gene code
Yrij Sednev
Building membrane machines to endocytize living bacteria: the battle between adhesion and flexibility
Mariia VorobilDWI Leibniz Institute for Interactive Materials
Microfluidic Production of Pyrophosphate Catalyzed by Mineral Membranes as Simulated Hydrothermal Vent Precipitates
Qingpu WangFlorida State University
Negative Feedback Driven Dissipation: Key Towards Autonomous Systems
Syed Pavel Afrose, IISER Kolkata
A Diastereodynamic Probe Transducing Achiral Input into Chiroptical Readout
Federico BegatoUniversity of Padua
Photocatalysis in Water by Functional Supramolecular Materials
Sankarsan BiswasAdvanced Science Research Center
Compete or coexist: understanding the formation of multi-phase biomolecular condensates
Rachel FisherAdvanced Science Research Center
Nanocomposites for Photocatalytic applications
Yogesh GoswamiITM University Gwalior
Rhodium(II)-based MOPs as Molecular Nanoparticles for Cargo Transport and Separation
Thais GranchaCatalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 
The design of bio-inspired scaffolds for the hydrolysis and condensation of nucleic acids
Nicolas IngleEmory University
Molecular Assemblies Upregulate their Fuel Consumption
Brigitte KriebischTechnical University of Munich
Emergent Properties in Chemical Fueled Systems Chemistry
Christine KriebischTechnical University of Munich
Protein aggregation in phase separating systems
Wojciech LipinskiRadboud University
Chemically active coacervate protocells
Karina Nakashima, Radboud University
Synapse Modulators Through Dynamic Combinatorial Chesmistry
Ruth PerezSpanish National Research Council
Organocatalyzed aldol reaction as a tool to control soft material formation
Irene PiergentiliDelft University of Technology
Modular design of small enzymatic reaction networks based on reversible and cleavable inhibitors
Aleksandr PogodaevRadboud University
Simple building blocks for complex chemical transformations: mimicking early metabolism
Antara Reja, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata
Computing with Molecules: Storage and Machine Learning Using Mixtures of Small Organic Molecules
Brenda RubensteinBrown University
Uniform Multifunctionalization of Metal-Organic Frameworks Materials
Kanchana SamarakoonKansas State University 
Parasitic Behaviour in Chemically Fueled Libraries
Patrick SchwarzTechnical University Munich
Formic Acid-powered Ferrobots For Clean Energy Technology
Amit Kumar SinghUniversity of Strasbourg
Short Peptides Self-Assemble and Bind Hemin to Promote Catalysis
Oleksii ZozuliaSyracuse University
Iridium immobilized cross-linked polymer gel with pumping recyclability properties
Alex AbramovUniversity of Regensburg
Acceleration of an enzymatic reaction in open compartments based on intrinsically disordered proteins associated with membraneless organelles
Paolo ArosioETH Zurich
Supramolecular materials fueled by chemical reactions
Job BoekhovenTechnical University of Munich
Adaptive chemo-enzymatic microreactors composed of inorganic nanoparticles and bio-inspired intrinsically disordered proteins
Umberto Capasso PalmieroETH Zurich
Biohybrid Materials and Systems Chemistry
Andres de la EscosuraAutonomous University of Madrid
Redox-Mediated, Transient Supramolecular Charge-Transfer Gel and Ink
Shikha DhimanJawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research 
Studying the effect of 3D printing on the mechanical properties of supramolecular gels
Ana Maria FuentasUniversity of Glasgow
Pathway dependent diverse peptide hydrogels for healthcare applications
Harsimran Kaur, Institute of Nano Science and Technology
Catalytic Activities with Redox of Simple Peptide Assembly for Template-directed Polymerizations
Youngsun KimEmory University
Unconventional Crystallization Leads to Hierarchical Ordering of Polycrystalline Biomorphs
Pamela KnollFlorida State University
Tuning the Polymer Degradation Rate Using Fluorinated Side Chains
Jeong Hoon KoCalifornia Institute of Technology
Nanodiamonds are the doctors’ best friends!
Emilia KrokPoznan University of Technology
Adaptive self-sorted supramolecular double-network hydrogels
Ryou KubotaKyoto University
Super-resolution imaging of dynamic peptide nanostructures using STED
Mohit KumarAdvanced Science Research Center
Nucleophile mediated coacervation in complex coacervate core micelles
Reece LewisDelft University of Technology
Thermoresponsive Shape-Memory Hydrogel Actuators
Binoy MaitiUniversity of Regensburg
Actin Mimetic Supramolecular Polymerization
Ananya MishraUniversity of Bristol
Knotting a Molecular Strand Can Invert Macroscopic Effects of Chirality
Fredrik SchaufelbergerUniversity of Manchester
Positive and Negative Chemotaxis of Enzyme-coated Liposomes
Ambika SomasundarPennsylvania State University
Halogenation to Tune the Physical-chemical Properties of Short Resilin-like Polypeptides (RLPS)
Lorenzo SoriPolytechnic University of Milan
Organocatalytic control over a fuel-driven transient esterification network
Michelle van der HelmDelft University of Technology
Understanding the Mechanism in Kinetically Controlled Rapid Supramolecular Co-Assembly Engineering with Twisted Aromatic Hydrocarbon
Debasish BarmanIndian Institute of Technology Guwahati
Plant-derived peptide nanoparticles for potential Covid 19 treatment
Philippe Belle Ebanda KediUniversity of Douala
An easy access to topical gels of an anti-cancer prodrug (5-fluorouracil acetic acid) for self-drug-delivery applications
Poulami ChakrabortyIndian Association for the Cultivation of Science (IACS)
Multicolor 19F-MRI for in vivo visualizzation of inflammation
Cristina ChirizziPolytechnic University of Milan
Fuel-Driven Transient Structural Switch of a Hydrogel Network
Bowen FanDelft University of Technology
Emergence of Chirality Across Levels of Chemistry
John MalloyArizona State University
3D Printing Terpolymer-Stabilised Coacervate Protocells
Alex MasonEindhoven University of Technology
The most important aminoacids and elements in our life
Vladislav Skorobogatov
Modeling the Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal (HPA) axis dynamics in mice and men
Vladana VukojevicKarolinska Institute