[Neutron] QENS2006 Final announcement

Wright, Moya moywrigh at indiana.edu
Fri May 12 16:32:04 EDT 2006



Bloomington, IN, USA

June 14-17, 2006





Submit to iucfconf at indiana.edu 










The Eighth International Quasi-Elastic Neutron Scattering Conference (QENS2006) <http://www.iucf.indiana.edu/events/qens2006>  will be held at the Bloomington Convention Center, Bloomington, Indiana, June 14-17, 2006. 

The 2006 Conference is organized by the Low Energy Neutron Source (LENS) group at Indiana University Cyclotron Facility.



Abstracts for posters are still being considered for the Poster Session on Thursday June 15.



The Organizing Committee has received additional funding in support of travel grants.  Preference will be given to undergraduate and graduate students, post-docs, and junior faculty in the US. Contact Conference Coordinator at iucfconf at indiana.edu <mailto:iucfconf at indiana.edu>  for details.



On-line registration is available through the QENS2006 website.

Late registration (after May 1, 2006)                                  US$450



Visit the QENS2006 website at http://www.iucf.indiana.edu/events/qens2006 <http://www.iucf.indiana.edu/events/qens2006>  or contact the Conference Coordinator at iucfconf at indiana.edu <mailto:iucfconf at indiana.edu>  or phone 812-855-5466.





Wednesday, June 14, 2006


2:00-4:30 pm             Registration (Convention Center)

4:30 pm                      Buses from all hotels to IUCF

5:00 pm                      Welcome Reception and Tour of Indiana University Cyclotron Facility


Thursday, June 15, 2006


8:00-8:45 am             Registration (Convention Center)

8:45-9:00 am             Welcome Remarks


Session 1

9:00-9.50 am             Plenary lecture - Dan Neumann (National Institute of Standards and Technology)

                                    "QENS: Recent Trends and future opportunities"


9:50-10:30 am           Keynote Speaker -  Jörg Pieper (Technische Universität Berlin)

                             "Time-Resolved QENS Studies of Light-Induced Protein Dynamics"


10:30-11:00 am        Coffee break


Session 2

11:00-11:30 am        Janna K. Maranas (The Pennsylvania State University)

"The influence of trehalose on melting and dynamics in dehydrated phospholipid bilayers"


11:30-11:50 am        Alexandra Buchsteiner (Hahn-Meitner-Institut, Berlin)

                                    "Dynamics in a Biological Membrane from QENS and DS Experiment"


11:50 am-12:10 pm  Ruep E. Lechner (Internatl.Graduate College, The Free University, Berlin)

"Biological-Function Related Dynamics in Bacteriorhodopsin: Method of QENS Analysis"


12:10-12:30 pm        Daniela Russo (CNR-INFM & CRS-SOFT, Institut Laue-Langevin)

"The role of protein-solvent interactions in protein folding/unfolding:

 from a dynamics point of view"


12:30-2:00 pm                      Lunch


Session 3 

2:00-2:30 pm             Joseph Curtis (National Institute of Standards and Technology)

"Temperature and Hydration Dependence of the Dynamics of Proteins 
and Nucleic Acids: Microscopic Insight from Molecular Dynamics Simulations"


2:30-2:50 pm             Vandana Kurkal-Siebert (University of Heidelberg)

"Investigation of protein/enzyme dynamics using molecular dynamics simulations and neutron scattering spectroscopy"


2:50-3:10 pm             Sebastian Busch (Technische Universität Munich)

                                    "Protein Diffusion in Crowded Environments"


3:10-3:40 pm             Coffee break


Session 4

3:40-4:10 pm             Alexei P. Sokolov (The University of Akron)

                                    "Influence of Solvents on Protein Dynamics"


4:10-4:40 pm             Helen Thompson (ISIS, Rutherford Laboratory)

"Proton dynamics in metal ammonia solutions and expanded metals: experiments and simulations"


4:40-5:00 pm             Ramaprosad Mukhopadhyay (Bhabha Atomic Research Centre)

"Dynamics of Alkyl Chains in Monolayer Protected Metal Nano-Clusters and Silver Thiolates: Neutron Scattering Study"


5:00-5:20 pm             Ireneusz Natkankiec (Frank Laboratory of Neutron Physics)

"Neutron scattering studies of molecular dynamics in solid phases of neohexane and diisopropyl"


5:20 pm                      Poster session and Career Session


7:00 pm                     Dinner on your own



Friday, June 16, 2006

Session 5 

9:00-9:40 am             Keynote Speaker - Eugene Stanley (Boston University)

"Relation between the Widom Line and the Fragility Transition in Bulk Water and in Protein Hydration Water"


9:40-10:10 am           Toshio Yamaguchi (Fukuoka University)

                                    "Dynamics of water in confined media"


10:10-10:30 am        Eugene Mamontov (SNS, Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

                                    "Mobility of water on oxide surfaces studied by QENS"


10:30-11:00 am        Coffee break


Session 6 

11:00-11:20 am        Felix Fernandez-Alonso (ISIS, Rutherford Laboratory)

"Water Dynamics on a Nanocapsule Surface: from Librational Trapping to Coverage-dependent Translational Diffusion"


11:20-11:40 am        Nancy J. Hess (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory)

"Proton dynamics of bulk ammonia borane and ammonia borane confined
in mesoporous silica by Quasielastic Neutron Scattering"


11:40 am-12:00 pm  Niina Jalarvo (Hahn-Meitner-Institut, Berlin)

                                    "Water dynamics in superconducting NaxCoO2yH2O"


12:00-12:20 pm        Subhankur Mitra (Bhabha Atomic Research Centre)

"Diffusion of 1,3-butadiene Adsorbed in Na-Y Zeolite: QENS and 

MD Simulation Studies"


12:20-2:00 pm          Lunch


Session 7 

2:00-2:20 pm             Nikolay P. Malomuzh (Odessa National University)

"Nature of the thermal motion in water and water-electrolyte solutions 
according to quasi-elastic incoherent neutron scattering data"


2:20-2:40 pm             Kenneth W. Herwig (SNS, Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

"A quasielastic neutron scattering study of the dynamics of alkane and ether molecules tethered to the surface of MCM-41"


2:40-3:00 pm             André Kusmin (Internatl.Graduate College, The Free University, Berlin)

"Negative Solubility Coefficient and Dynamics of Hydrophobic Interactions 
in Aqueous Solutions of Native and Methylated Cyclodextrins"


3:00-3:30 pm             Coffee break


Session 8

3:30-4:00 pm             Jean-Marc Zanotti (Laboratoire Léon Brillouin, C.E.A. Saclay)

                                    "A unified approach to the dynamics of a bulk polymer melt.

Extension to the regime of nano-confinement"


4:00-4:30 pm             Toshiji Kanaya (Kyoto University)

                                    "Inelastic and quasielastic neutron scattering from polymer thin films"


7:00 pm                      Conference Dinner (IU Auditorium)



Saturday, June 17, 2006

Session 9 

9:00-9:30 am             Mitsutaka Nakamura (Japan Atomic Energy Agency)

"Low-energy dynamics of superionic glass: Evidence for a direct relation with ionic conductivity"


9:30-10:00 am           Dobrin Bossev (Indiana University Cyclotron Facility)

                                    "Dynamics of self-assembled membranes"


10:00-10:30 am        Georg Ehlers (SNS, Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

"The Cold Neutron Chopper Spectrometer at the SNS - Scientific Opportunities and Project Status"


10:30-11:00 am        Coffee break


Session 10 

11:00-11:30 am        Tobias Unruh (Technische Universität Munich)

                                    "The new time-of-flight spectrometer TOFTOF at FRM-II"


11:30 am-12:30 pm Summary and concluding remarks


12:30 pm                   End of Conference


Optional Saturday Afternoon Excursions

*	Taste of Bloomington and Art Fair on the Square
*	Indianapolis Speedway
*	Columbus Architectural Tour
*	Wyandotte Caves





Moya Wright

QENS2006 Coordinator

IU Cyclotron Facility

2401 Milo B.Sampson Lane

Bloomington, IN 47408

Tel: 812-855-5466 Fax: 812-855-6645

E-mail: iucfconf at indiana.edu


-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: http://www.neutron.anl.gov/pipermail/neutron/attachments/20060512/2f050fcc/attachment.htm

More information about the Neutron mailing list