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Teen Science Cafe | Real-world Applications of Polymers

Real-world applications of polymers: Designing polymeric scaffolds for tissue engineering

Dive into the world of polymer chemistry and learn about the day-to-day life of a polymer chemist. This learning experience will take you through the basics of polymers and highlight some of the research occurring right in the Durham Community.

About our speaker: Briana Simms, a synthetic polymer chemist,  is currently a post-doctoral associate at Duke University in the Department of Biomedical Engineering. Her research expertise lies in the design of novel biomaterials for applications in drug delivery and tissue regeneration.

Morehead Planetarium and Science Center Science Stage

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