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Artificial Molecular Switches & Motors (GRS)
Gordon Research Seminar

Engineering at the Molecular Level: Preparation and Application of Molecular Devices Across Multiple Facets of Chemical Science

Dates

June 10-11, 2017

Location

Holderness School
Holderness, NH

Organizers

Chairs:
Fred C. Parks & James T. Brewster

Meeting Description

This first inaugural Gordon Research Seminar (GRS) on "Artificial Molecular Switches and Motors" strives to bring together early career scientists to discuss recent advances in the field of molecules machines. This program will place particular focus on the preparation and application of molecular switches and machines across multiple facets of chemical science.

Related Meeting

This GRS was held in conjunction with the "Artificial Molecular Switches & Motors" Gordon Research Conference (GRC). Refer to the associated GRC program page for more information.

Contributors

Meeting Program

Saturday
2:00 pm - 5:00 pmArrival and Check-in
3:30 pm - 3:45 pmIntroductory Comments by GRC Site Staff / Welcome by the GRS Conference Chair
3:45 pm - 4:30 pmMaterials, Surfaces, and Devices
Discussion Leader: Travis Mitchell (State University of New York at Buffalo, USA)
3:45 pm - 4:00 pmSteffen Bähring (University of Southern Denmark, Denmark)
"TetraTTF-Calix[4]pyrrole: A Biomimetic Receptor for Anions, Fullerenes and Electron-Deficient Planar Aromatics"
4:00 pm - 4:05 pmDiscussion
4:05 pm - 4:25 pmValentin Diez (University of Mons, Belgium)
"Tuning the Electronic Properties of Donor-Acceptor Ferrocene-Polychlorotriphenyl-Based Switchable SAMs on Au(111): A Joint Experimental and Theoretical Study"
4:25 pm - 4:30 pmDiscussion
4:30 pm - 6:00 pmPoster Session
6:00 pmDinner
7:30 pm - 9:30 pmBiological Applications and Inspiration
Discussion Leader: Yaoyao Xiong (University of Oxford, United Kingdom)
7:30 pm - 7:55 pmAndreas Vargas Jentzsch (University of Oxford, United Kingdom)
"Using Molecular Switching to Achieve Super-Resolution Microscopy"
7:55 pm - 8:00 pmDiscussion
8:00 pm - 8:25 pmLisa Leben (University of Kiel, Germany)
"A Molecular Assembler for Phosphate Condensation"
8:25 pm - 8:30 pmDiscussion
8:30 pm - 8:55 pmAnouk Lubbe (University of Groningen, The Netherlands)
"Photoregulation of DNA Hybridization Using a Molecular Motor"
8:55 pm - 9:00 pmDiscussion
9:00 pm - 9:25 pmNadja Simeth (University of Regensburg, Germany)
"Photochromic Small Molecular Probes: Modulating Enzyme Behavior"
9:25 pm - 9:30 pmDiscussion
Sunday
7:30 am - 8:30 amBreakfast
9:00 am - 11:00 amStimuli-Induced Molecular Switches
Discussion Leader: Florian Gutzeit (Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Germany)
9:00 am - 9:25 amHai Qian (Dartmouth College, USA)
"Photochromic Hydrazone Switches with Extremely Long Thermal Half-Lives"
9:25 am - 9:30 amDiscussion
9:30 am - 9:55 amJames Reuther (University of Texas at Austin, USA)
"Helical Polycarbodiimide Switches: Versatile Solvo- and Thermo-Driven Bistability for Sensitive Detection of VOCs"
9:55 am - 10:00 amDiscussion
10:00 am - 10:25 amAmbra Dreos (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden)
"Design, Synthesis, Characterization and Testing in Devices of Norbornadiene Derivatives for Molecular Solar Thermal Energy Storage Applications"
10:25 am - 10:30 amDiscussion
10:30 am - 10:55 amFabian Eisenreich (Humboldt-Universitaet zu Berlin, Germany)
"Controlling Catalysis and Reactivity by Light-Induced Keto-Enol-Tautomerism"
10:55 am - 11:00 amDiscussion
11:00 am - 12:30 pmPoster Session

Coffee will be served in the poster area from 11:00 am - 11:30 am
12:30 pmLunch
1:30 pm - 2:30 pmMolecular Machines
Discussion Leader: Chuyang Cheng (Northwestern University, USA)
1:30 pm - 1:45 pmWojciech Danowski (University of Groningen, The Netherlands)
"Unidirectional Rotary Motion of Molecular Motor in the Solid State"
1:45 pm - 1:50 pmDiscussion
1:50 pm - 2:05 pmCristian Pezzato (Northwestern University, USA)
"A Polyrotaxane Synthesizer"
2:05 pm - 2:10 pmDiscussion
2:10 pm - 2:25 pmRikke Kristensen (University of Southern Denmark, Denmark)
"Towards Unidirectional Motion in Interlocked Compounds"
2:25 pm - 2:30 pmDiscussion
2:30 pm - 3:00 pmEvaluation Period
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3:00 pmSeminar Concludes
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