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New feature : round tables !

Poster sessions will be replaced with round-table sessions dedicated to discussions on key themes selected from the abstracts submitted to our Scientific Committee. Each of you will have the opportunity to present your piece of work to a selected audience!

Alpine 10 – On-line registration is opened !

Deadline for registration : 31 May 2017

Alpine 10 – Invited Speakers

We are happy to announce that the following speakers have already accepted to participate: Sharon Ashbrook (St Andrews, UK), Clare Grey (Cambridge, UK), Arno P.M. Kentgens (Nijmegen, NL), Guido Pintacuda (Lyon, F), Tatyana Polenova (Newark, DE), Jeffrey A. Reimer (Berkeley, CA), Chad Rienstra (Urbana, IL), and Robert Tycko (Bethesda, MD).

Instructions for poster presentations

Max. size: 0.90 m (width) x 1.80 m (height)

Alpine 9 – External Lecture

A highlight special lecture will be delivered by Jonathan N. Coleman.

Alpine 9 – Venue to Chamonix

Chamonix Mont-Blanc is about 1 hour from Geneva Airport and 2 hours from Lyon by car.

 
 

 

International Programme Committee


 

Clare Grey (Stony Brook), Chairperson


Marc Baldus (Utrecht)


Paul Callaghan (Wellington)


 
 

Program of the 6th Alpine Conference


 
 
 

Monday 14th September 2009

 

8:30am-12:00 Session I (M.H. Levitt, Chair)

 

Atomic-Resolution NMR Structures of Solids: Possibilites and Challenges

Beat H. Meier

 

Transition Pathways and Symmetry in Magnetic Resonance

Philip Grandinetti

 

Wide Line NMR : Direct and Indirect Detection, Sweeping Frequency and Field

Zhehong Gan

 

Solid-State NMR of Microcrystalline Paramagnetic Cu(II) Protein : Transverse Dephasing-Optimized J-Decoupling Method, and Ultra-Fast MAS

Ségolène Laage

 

The Internal Structure and Composition of Biomineralized Calcite of Coccoliths from E. Huxleyi by Solid-State NMR Study

Asher Schmidt

 

High Resolution Protein Structure Determination Magic-Angle Spinning NMR : Methods and Application to Larger Systems

Chad M. Rienstra

 

 

2:30pm-3:50 Session II (C.P. Grey, chair)

 

A New Model of Optically-Pumped NMR in Direct-Gap Semiconductors

Sophia Hayes

 

New Insights into Radiation Damage and Radiation Effects in Nuclear Materials from NMR

Ian Farnan


 
 

 
 
 

Tuesday 15th September

 

8:30am-12:00 Session III (M. Baldus, chair)

 

The Mitochondrial Outer Membrane Ion Channel VDAC Studied by Solid-State NMR

Adam Lange

 

The Role of Inter-Subunit Hydrophobic Sidechain Contacts in the Structural Phase Transition of the PF1 Filamentous Bacteriophage

Amir Goldbourt

 

Structure and Dynamics in Pharmaceutical Solvates from Solid-State NMR

Paul Hodgkinson

 

NMR J-Coupling in the Solid-State by First Principle Calculation

Jonathan Yates

 

Combining STMAS and CRAMPS NMR Spectroscopy : High-Resolution HETCOR NMR Spectra between Quadrupolar and 1H Nuclei in Solids

Renee Siegel

 

Proton NMR Investigation of Polymer Chain Dynamics in Melts, Brushes and Nanoscopic Confinement

Kay Saalwachter

 

6:00pm-7:30 Session IV (J.W. Emsley, chair)

 

Structure and Symmetry of Soft Matter : NMR in Liquid Crystals and Deformed Polymers

Edward T. Samulski

 

Special External Lecture

A Soft Matter Physicist Looks at Protein Dynamics: Function Beyond Structure

T. McLeish


 
 

 
 
 

Wednesday 16th September

 

8:30am-12:00 Session V (S. Wimperis, chair)

 

Investigating Structure, Order and Dynamics in Silicates UsingMultinuclear NMR and First Principle Calculations

Sharon Ashbrook

 

Probing the Assembly and Dynamics of Graphene-Inspired Molecular Wires by Solid-State NMR Spectroscopy

Michael Ryan Hansen

 

MACADAM : Multiple Anisotropic Constraints and Dynamical Analysis of Membrane Peptides. WALP Peptide as a Case Study

Valérie Réat

 

Probing Molecular Interactions in Biological Membranes by Solid-State NMR

Philip T. Williamson

 

Hydrogen Storage in Magnesium Alloys with Transition Metals. Hydrogen Siting and Dynamics Studied with 1H and 2H NMR

Pieter Magusin

 

Effects of Ionic and Electrical Conductivity on MAS-NMR of Quadrupolar Nuclei in Cuprous Iodide and Lithium Nitride

James Yesinowski

 

 

2:30pm-4:00 Session VI (G. Bodenhausen, chair)

 

Efficient Heteronuclear Dipolar Decoupling Schemes

Perunthiruthy Madhu

 

Impact of Selective Excitation on Carbon Longitudinal Relaxation : Towards Fast Solid-State NMR Techniques

Mathilde Giffard

 

Solid State NMR / GIPAW / Computer Modeling : a Combined Approach in Materials Science

Christian Bonhomme


 
 

 
 
 

Thursday 17th September

 

8:30am-12:00 Session VII (J. Reimer, chair)

 

Ion Dynamics and Transport Phenomena in Materials for Energy Storage and Conversion

Gillian R. Goward

 

Understanding Fundamental Aspect of Direct Alcohol Fuel Cell by NMR Spectroscopy

Oc Hee Han

 

Molecular size and Shape in Surfactant Anisotropic Liquids from Solid-State NMR Experiments

Tiago Ferreira

 

Solid State NMR Studies of defect Structures and Mobility in Doped Perovskites

Frédéric Blanc

 

31P MAS NMR on Functional Mitochondria : In Situ Monitoring of Lipid Response under Apoptotic-Like Stress

Gerhard Gröbner

 

NMR of Spatially Quantized Systems: Hydrogen Molecules Inside Fullerene Cages

Malcolm H. Levitt