Preliminary list as of January 22, 2020

Stable Biofilm Catalysts Controlled by Genetically Encoded Logic Gates
Recep Erdem Ahan
Bilkent University, Ankara, TR

Living glue systems that autonomously perform diverse mechanical repair tasks
Bolin An
ShanghaiTech University, Shanghai, CN

Synthesis of SiO2 Reinforced PolyEtherEtherKetone (PEEK) Biomaterial of Improved Mechanical Strength and Thermal Stability for Potential Biomedical Application
Fisseha Bezza
University of Pretoria, Pretoria, ZA

Synthesis of biosurfactant stabilized silver nanoparticles and their potential application for biomedical and therapeutic purposes
Fisseha Bezza
University of Pretoria, Pretoria, ZA

Self-Shaping Smart Structure: Computational Design and 4D-Printing for Surface Shifting Material Systems Inspired by the Butterwort (Pinguicula grandiflora)
Tiffany Cheng
Institute for Computational Design, Stuttgart, DE

Noncanonical amino acids in a cell free TX-TL system
Marc Finkler
Saarland University, Saarbrücken, DE

Biomediated synthesis of materials
Yvonne Gmach
Technical University of Munich, Straubing, DE

Inhibition of Bioadhesion by Subcellular Surface Topography, Dynamic Lipid Layer and Chemical Textures
Ralf Helbig
IPF Dresden, Dresden, DE

Living and Programmable Scaffolds Based on Engineered Corynebacterium glutamicum Pili system
Yuanyuan Huang
ShanghaiTech University, Shanghai, CN

Engineered Viruses for Selective Metal Ion Binding
Nuriye Korkmaz
KIST Europe Forschungsgesellschaft mbH, Saarbrücken, DE

Synthesis of a hybrid material suitable for animal cell encapsulation in cell therapy
Myriam Neumann
University of Namur, Namur, BE

Engineering C. crescentus to secrete a crosslinking enzyme in a Hydrogel-based Living Material
Maria Orozco Hidalgo
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Hybrid microenvironments for the ex-vivo expansion of Hematopoietic Stem Cells
Michaela Petaroudi
Centre for the Cellular Microenvironment, University of Glasgow, UK

Virus disinfection from environmental water sources using living engineered biofilm materials
Jiahua Pu
ShanghaiTech University, Shanghai, CN

L. lactis optogenetic gene expression system for tissue engineering applications
Aleixandre Rodrigo-Navarro
Centre for the Cellular Microenvironment, Glasgow, UK

Bacterial lighthouses – living sensors for fast pathogen detection
Florian Schröper
Fraunhofer-Institut für Molekularbiologie, Aachen, DE

Modeling the phase behavior of stimuli-responsive tissue-mimicking microgels
Baeckkyoung Sung
KIST Europe, Saarbrücken, DE

Living materials with programmable functionalities grown from engineered microbial co-cultures
Tzu-Chieh Tang
MIT Department of Biological Engineering, Cambridge, USA

Synthetic biology-inspired design of biomaterials featuring feedforward and feedback circuits
Hanna Wagner
University of Freiburg, Freiburg, DE

Construction of living bio-abiotic hybrid structures based on e. Coli biofilms
Xinyu Wang
ShanghaiTech University, Shanghai, CN

Living Patterned Composites with Controllable Gradient Density Based on Biomimetic Mineralization of Engineered Biofilms
Yanyi Wang
ShanghaiTech University, Shanghai, CN

Spatio-temporal organization of matter during biofilm morphogenesis: the role of water
Ricardo Ziege
Max-Planck-Institute of Colloids, Potsdam, DE