From June 1st to 6th, participants from 25 different countries, came to Ajdovščina and Portorož to discuss the latest progress and results regarding Monolith Technology at the 5th Monolith Summer School & Symposium.
Opening of MSS2012 in Ajdovščina:
Lectures in Portorož:
The 3 awarded posters were:
• Ilya Averianov, Institute of Macromolecular Compounds, Russian Academy of Science, Petersburg, Russia: Synthesis of polylactic acid (co)polymers bearing double bonds of different origin for construction of biodegradable monoliths
• Nicole Brument, INSERM UMR 1089, Nantes France and EFS Antlantic Bio GMP, Saint Herblain, France: CIM monolithic matrix as an efficient and polyvalent tool to prepare and analyze a cGMP batch of adenovirus serotype 5 (rAd5)
• Yury Agroskin, ThermoFisher Scientific, CA, USA: Bio-analytical applications of monolith technology
From the Young researchers corner, Matevž Rupar, Department of Biotechnology and Systems Biology, National Institute of Biology, Ljubljana, Slovenia, received an award for his work: Fast purification of potato virus using CIM monoliths.