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Sytze Buwalda



### Chargé de Recherche / Assistant research professor in the group 'Biobased Polymers and Composites' ### Center for Materials Forming (CEMEF) ### MINES Paris - PSL University Location: Sophia Antipolis Email: Téléphone: **[LinkedIn profile](** **[Google Scholar profile](** **Current research:** \- Bio-based polymers, hydrogels and aerogels for biomedical applications \- Bio-based composites (e.g. fiber- and particle-containing hydrogels) \- 3D bioprinting **Areas of expertise:** \- Polymer chemistry \- Materials science \- Biomaterials \- Hydrogels \- Controlled drug delivery systems **Education:** \- Doctorate (2011, Department of Polymer Chemistry and Biomaterials, University of Twente, The Netherlands) \- Master of Science (2007, Chemical Engineering, University of Twente, The Netherlands) **Distinctions and grants:** ANR Young Researcher (JCJC) personal grant (2021) Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship (2015) **Selected publications:** D. Aguilera-Bulla, L. Legay, S.J. Buwalda, T. Budtova, Crosslinker-Free Hyaluronic Acid Aerogels, Biomacromolecules 2022, 23, 2838–2845 L. Druel, A. Kenkel, V. Baudron, S. Buwalda, T. Budtova, Cellulose aerogel microparticles via emulsion-coagulation technique, Biomacromolecules 2020, 21, 1824-1831 S.J. Buwalda, A. Bethry, R.J. Kok, N.J. Sijbrandi, B. Nottelet, J. Coudane, Reversibly core-crosslinked PEG-P(HPMA) micelles: platinum coordination chemistry for competitive-ligand-regulated drug delivery, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 2019, 535, 505-515 S.J. Buwalda, A. Amgoune, D. Bourissou, PEG-PLGA copolymers bearing carboxylated side chains: novel hydrogels with enhanced crosslinking via ionic interactions, Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry 2016, 54, 1222-1227 S.J. Buwalda, K.W.M. Boere, P.J. Dijkstra, J. Feijen, T. Vermonden, W.E. Hennink, Hydrogels in a historical perspective: from simple networks to smart materials, Journal of Controlled Release 2014, 190, 254-273 A. Petit, M. Sandker, B. Müller, R. Meyboom, P. van Midwoud, E.M. Redout, C.H. van der Lest, S.J. Buwalda, L. de Leede, T. Vermonden, R.J. Kok, H.H. Weinans, W.E. Hennink, Celecoxib-loaded acetyl-capped PCLA-PEG-PCLA thermogels: in vitro and in vivo release behavior and intra-articular biocompatibility, Biomaterials 2014, 35, 7919-7928 S.J. Buwalda, P.J. Dijkstra, L. Calucci, C. Forte, J. Feijen, Influence of amide versus ester linkages on the properties of eight-armed PEG-PLA star block copolymer hydrogels, Biomacromolecules 2010, 11, 224-232


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Tuning the properties of porous chitosan: Aerogels and cryogels

Coraline Chartier , Sytze Buwalda , Hélène van den Berghe , Benjamin Nottelet , Tatiana Budtova
International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 2022, 202, pp.215-223. ⟨10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2022.01.042⟩
Journal articles hal-03576736v1
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Pectin hydrogels, aerogels, cryogels and xerogels: Influence of drying on structural and release properties

Sophie Groult , Sytze Buwalda , Tatiana Budtova
European Polymer Journal, 2021, 149 (5), pp.110386. ⟨10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2021.110386⟩
Journal articles hal-03188789v1
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Double hydrophilic block copolymers self-assemblies in biomedical applications

Ayman El Jundi , Sytze Buwalda , Y. Bakkour , Xavier Garric , Benjamin Nottelet
Advances in Colloid and Interface Science, 2020, 283, pp.102213. ⟨10.1016/j.cis.2020.102213⟩
Journal articles hal-03097549v1
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Synergistic anti-fouling and bactericidal poly(ether ether ketone) surfaces via a one-step photomodification

Sytze Buwalda , Stijn Rotman , David Eglin , Fintan Moriarty , Audrey Bethry
Materials Science and Engineering: C, 2020, 111, pp.110811. ⟨10.1016/j.msec.2020.110811⟩
Journal articles hal-03095870v1
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Cellulose Aerogel Microparticles via Emulsion-Coagulation Technique

Lucile Druel , Amelie Kenkel , Victor Baudron , Sytze Buwalda , Tatiana Budtova
Biomacromolecules, 2020, 21 (5), pp.1824-1831. ⟨10.1021/acs.biomac.9b01725⟩
Journal articles hal-02882076v1
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Biorefinery Approach for Aerogels

Tatiana Budtova , Daniel Antonio Aguilera , Sergejs Beluns , Linn Berglund , Coraline Chartier
Polymers, 2020, 12, pp.2779. ⟨10.3390/polym12122779⟩
Journal articles hal-03100471v2
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Bio-based composite hydrogels for biomedical applications

Sytze Buwalda
Multifunctional Materials, 2020, 3 (2), pp.022001. ⟨10.1088/2399-7532/ab80d6⟩
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Double-Hydrophilic Block Copolymers Based on Functional Poly(ε-caprolactone)s for pH-Dependent Controlled Drug Delivery

Ayman El Jundi , Sytze Buwalda , Audrey Bethry , Sylvie Hunger , Jean Coudane
Biomacromolecules, 2019, ⟨10.1021/acs.biomac.9b01006⟩
Journal articles hal-02385425v1
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Ultrafast in situ forming poly(ethylene glycol)-poly(amido amine) hydrogels with tunable drug release properties via controllable degradation rates

Sytze Buwalda , Audrey Bethry , Sylvie Hunger , Sofian Kandoussi , Jean Coudane
European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics, 2019, 139, pp.232-239. ⟨10.1016/j.ejpb.2019.04.006⟩
Journal articles hal-02385248v1
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Reversibly core-crosslinked PEG-P(HPMA) micelles: Platinum coordination chemistry for competitive-ligand-regulated drug delivery

Sytze Buwalda , Benjamin Nottelet , Audrey Bethry , Robbert Jan Kok , Niels Sijbrandi
Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 2019, 535, pp.505-515. ⟨10.1016/j.jcis.2018.10.001⟩
Journal articles hal-02385350v1
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Stabilization of poly(ethylene glycol)-poly(ε-caprolactone) star block copolymer micelles via aromatic groups for improved drug delivery properties

Sytze Buwalda , Assala Al Samad , Ayman El Jundi , Audrey Bethry , Youssef Bakkour
Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 2018, 514, pp.468-478. ⟨10.1016/j.jcis.2017.12.057⟩
Journal articles hal-03559670v1
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Robust & thermosensitive poly(ethylene glycol)-poly(ε-caprolactone) star block copolymer hydrogels

Sytze Buwalda , Benjamin Nottelet , Jean Coudane
Polymer Degradation and Stability, 2017, 137, pp.173-183. ⟨10.1016/j.polymdegradstab.2017.01.015⟩
Journal articles hal-02387396v1
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Redox Reducible and Hydrolytically Degradable PEG–PLA Elastomers as Biomaterial for Temporary Drug-Eluting Medical Devices

Simona Rupnik , Sytze Buwalda , Stéphane Dejean , Audrey Bethry , Xavier Garric
Macromolecular Bioscience, 2016, ⟨10.1002/mabi.201600132⟩
Journal articles hal-01369303v1