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Monday, June 3rd, 6 pm

***Union Station, Northampton***

The Future of Polymers: from single-use plastics to life-saving medicine

functional materials

Why does the world depend on single-use plastics?

If all plastics are polymers, then why aren’t all polymers plastic?

Is it true that the same polymers used in shaving cream are revolutionizing medicine?


Todd Emrick earned a Ph.D. Chemistry, University of Chicago and his research interests include: Synthetic organic/polymer chemistry, functionalization of nanoscale and 2-D materials, aqueous polymer assembly and the preparation of polymer-based therapeutics.
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