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Adah Almutairi

University of California, San Diego

Adah Almutairi leads the Laboratory for Bioresponsive Materials, a highly interdisciplinary research group that combines materials chemistry with nanotechnology, and the Center of Excellence in Nanomedicine, a cross-campus collaborative that develops tools for the future of biology and medicine. She came to UC San Diego from UC Berkeley, where she worked with Professor Jean Fréchet to develop several nanoprobes for in vivo imaging. Prior to that, she completed her PhD in materials chemistry at UC Riverside on electron delocalization and molecular structure, which led her to develop a novel polymer for electromechanical actuation. Prof. Almutairi has won several awards and competitive funding throughout her career, including an NIH New Innovator Award. She has been invited to speak at universities and conferences around the world, from Harvard to Stockholm, Sweden, to Doha, Qatar, to Changchun, China. At Falling Walls, Adah Almutairi presents an overview of her fascinating research and an outlook on its groundbreaking possibilities in health care.

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Up to 20 scientists and leading experts from all over the world and a wide range of disciplines are invited to share insights into their future-changing work at the Falling Walls Conference on 9 November, in front of 700 international guests. In an inspiring, information-packed 15 minutes each, speakers present the core of their breakthroughs – which walls are they helping to tear down and how will it transform our lives?

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