Robin Hochstrasser Symposium this Friday!

Date: Friday, March 18, 2011
Coffee: 8:00 AM
Symposium: 8:30 AM
Location: Rainey Auditorium, University of Pennsylvania Museum of
Archaeology of Anthropology, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Prospectives in Multi-Dimensional Spectroscopy: A Symposium Honoring the Career of Robin Hochstrasser


Frontiers of the new infrared and optical multidimensional methods for structural-dynamics: Applications in chemistry, biophysics and medicine. 

8.30 AM: Gary A. Molander, Chair, Chemistry Department, University of Pennsylvania

8.35 AM: Steven J. Fluharty, Vice Provost for Research, University of Pennsylvania

8.40 AM: Scientific Introduction to the program: Charles V. Shank 

08.50 AM: Session I: Discussion leader William A. Eaton 
09.00 AM: Robin M. Hochstrasser: Ultrafast structural dynamics and hydration of transmembrane channels seen through backbone spectral densities
09.30 AM: Peter Hamm: Multidimensional IR Spectroscopy of Water and Ice

10.10 AM: Coffee break 

10.40 AM: Session II: Discussion leader Klaas Wynne 
10.50 AM: Minhaeng Cho: Multidimensional Optical Spectroscopy of Molecular and Electronic Interactions
11.30 AM: Charles B. Harris: An Area of Science Robin Hasn't Worked In, At Least That I Know Of…

12.10 PM: Lunch Break

1.30 PM: Session III: Discussion leader: Amos B. Smith 
1.40 PM: Graham R. Fleming: Two-Dimensional Electronic Spectroscopy
2.20 PM: Martin T. Zanni: Bigger is Better: Methods for Quantitatively Studying Proteins with 2D IR

3.00 PM: Coffee break 

3.30 PM: Session IV: Discussion leader: Mostafa El Sayed 
3.40 PM: Michael D. Fayer: The Influence of Protein Unfolding and Substrate Binding on Protein Dynamics
4.20 PM: Shaul Mukamel: Coherent Two Dimensional Spectroscopy of Biomolecules; From NMR To X Rays

5:00 PM: Comment: Paul H. Axelsen: The Translation into Biology and Medicine

5:10 PM: Closing remarks: Robin M. Hochstrasser

5.15 PM: All are welcome to a reception in the Upper Egypt Room 

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