Time (BST)

Speakers and Chairs


Clara Santato
Polytechnique Montréal


Alessandro Pezzella
Università di Napoli Federico II
Welcome and Introduction

14:00 - 14:15

Eric Głowacki
Brno University of Technology

Photochemical and Electrochemical Oxygen Reduction Reactions on Melanins

14:15 - 14:30

Micaela Matta
University of Liverpool

A Computational Bottom-up Model of DHICA Melanin

14:30 - 14:45

Paola Manini
Università di Napoli Federico II

Eumelanins and Related Pigments: from Chemical Features to Functional Properties

14:45 - 15:00

Christopher Grieco
The Ohio State University

Towards Deciphering Structure and Photochemistry of Eumelanin Using Ultrafast Spectroscopy


Gregory Payne
University of Maryland

15:00 - 15:15

Bernard Mostert
Swansea University

Water Morphology in Hydrated Melanin Studied Using Inelastic Neutron Scattering

15:15 - 15:30

Gianluca Farinola
Università di Bari

Polydopamines to Interface Photosynthetic Microorganisms with Electrodes

15:30 - 15:45

Toby Nelson
Oklahoma State University

Eumelanin-Inspired Organic Semiconductors for Sensors and OLEDs

15:45 - 16:00

Clara Santato
Polytechnique Montréal

Towards Organic Sustainable Electronics

16:00- 16:15

Christopher Bettinger
Carnegie Mellon University

Melanin-Inspired Materials for Applications in Medical Devices


Bern Kohler
The Ohio State University

16:20 - 17:00

Panel Discussion


Closing Remarks