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!
Deadline for registration : 31 May 2017
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).
Max. size: 0.90 m (width) x 1.80 m (height)
A highlight special lecture will be delivered by Jonathan N. Coleman.
Chamonix Mont-Blanc is about 1 hour from Geneva Airport and 2 hours from Lyon by car.
International Programme Committee
Sharon Ashbrook (St Andrews, UK),
Adam Lange (Göttingen, D),
Robert Tycko (Bethesda, MD - chairman).
Program of the 9 th Alpine Conference
Monday 14 th September 2015
8:30am-12:00 Session I (Anne Lesage, chair)
Magic-angle spinning: How fast is fast enough?
Robert G. Griffin
High Frequency Dynamic Nuclear Polarization
Dynamic Nuclear Polarization enhanced Solid State NMR of Rhodium Catalysts
Solid-state NMR of molecular endofullerenes
Paramagnetic Metalloproteins With MAS Over 100 kHz: NMR Finally Gets To The Metal Centre
Diving into the unknown: using NMR spectroscopy to understand how the molecular structure of tissues drives cell behaviour
2:30pm-3:50 Session II (Adam Lange, chair)
Quantitative NMR of Carbon Materials and Long-Range Orientational Correlation in Polymers
Direct Observation of Hierarchical Protein Conformational Energy Landscape from Temperature-Dependent Multinuclear Spin Relaxation - Towards a Unifying Description of Protein Dynamics
Tuesday 15 th September 2015
8:30am-6:00pm Session III (Sharon Ashbrook, chair)
Challenging structural studies of a simple sequence: solid-state NMR characterization of polyglutamine and huntingtin exon1 aggregates.
Wing Ying Chow
Observing Rare Residues and Local Heterogeneity in Collagen Proteins in the Extracellular Matrix by DNP-NMR
Józef R. Lewandowski
Protein motions and intermolecular interactions: large protein complex vs. crystal
Structural analysis of the cytoskeletal protein BacA using proton-detection, ultrafast MAS, and 4D NUS ssNMR spectroscopy
Daniel M. Dawson
Insights into the Structure and Chemistry of GaPO-34 from Solid-State NMR Spectroscopy
Triple-resonance 1H-19F-X MAS NMR.
Leonard J. Mueller
Bridging Microscopic Structural Rearrangement and Macroscopic Motion with NMR Crystallography
6:40 Session IV (R. Tycko, chair)
Jonathan N. Coleman
Kitchen Physics: Using the methods of physics to produce state of the art nanomaterials using household implements
Wednesday 16 th September 2015
8:30am-12:00 Session V (Sabine Hediger, chair)
Structural investigations of membrane proteins by MAS triple-resonance spectroscopy - and good news about dynamic nuclear polarisation (DNP)
New Developments in the Studies of Surfaces By DNP-Enhanced Solid-State NMR Methods
Synthetic and biological hydroxyapatite: a DNP MAS approach
Enlightening the photoactive Site of Channelrhodopsin-2 by DNP-enhanced MAS NMR
14N / 14N correlations at ultrafast MAS
Structure and Propagation of Amyloid Fibril for 42-residue Amyloid-β Aβ(1-42) and Nano-mole-scale Protein Solid-state NMR using Ultra-fast MAS
2:30pm-3:35pm Session VI (Lyndon Emsley, chair)
New Developments in Optically-pumped 113Cd NMR of CdTe and 71Ga NMR of AlGaAs/GaAs Quantum Wells
Following (de)lithiation fronts in the paramagnetic electrodes of functioning batteries by operando magnetic resonance spectroscopic imaging
Analysing the Molecular Origin of Ferro-Electric Switching Processes in Poly(Vinylidene-Fluoride) for Organic Storage Devices
Thursday 17 th September 2015
8:30am-12:00 Session VII (Stefano Caldarelli, chair)
Gaël De Paëpe
Dynamic Nuclear Polarization with closed-loop cryogenic helium spinning
Solid state NMR studies of alkaline earth metal ions
Barth Van Rossum
Structural and functional studies of Yad A membrane protein by solid-state MAS NMR
Quaternary Interactions of Streptococcus mutans Adhesin P1
Jean Paul Amoureux
New methods for the detection of 14N nuclei in solid state NMR
Structure and Dynamics of HIV-1 Protein Assemblies by MAS and DNP NMR