ARC Nanotechnology Network
Macromolecular Characterisation - University of Western Sydney

Macromolecular Characterisation - University of Western Sydney

Name of Group Leader:

Dr Marianne Gaborieau  

Physical Address:

University of Western Sydney,
School of Science and Health,
Parramatta Campus,
Locked Bag 1797, Penrith NSW 2751, Australia  


+61 2 9685 9905  


+61 2 9685 9915  


Nanotechnology Research Programs/Activities:

Separation and characterisation of polymers using solid-state NMR spectroscopy, solution-state NMR spectroscopy, Size-Exclusion Chromatography (SEc or GPC) and capillary electrophoresis for:
- peptide-grafted chitosan films for stem cells culture
- hyperbranched polyelectrolytes for anticancer drug delivery
- nanostructure in polymethacrylates, polyacrylates and chitosan films
- distribution of composition / microsotructure of copolymers including polysaccharides chitosan, glucomannans and galactomannans but also smart copolymers.  

Scale of Nanotechnology Research Effort:

Two academics:
- Dr Marion Gaborieau
- Dr Patrice Castignolles (Australian Centre for Research on Separation Science)
Three PhD students:
- James Oliver
- Alison Maniego
- Joel Thevarajah
Seven B Honours students  

Nanotechnology research facilities:

Solid-state NMR spectrometer
Solution-state NMR spectrometer
Capillary electrophoresis  



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