"Building and Probing Small"

Symposium on the Synthesis and Characterization of Functional Molecules and Molecular Machines
in Supramolecular Chemistry and Biology

 Brussels, Belgium    March 25-27, 2019

Programme


09:00

Registration

10:30

Welcome Address

Session Chair

Prof. Anne-Sophie DUWEZ
ULIÈGE, Liege, Belgium

10:35

PL01 - Building Small: Making the Tiniest Machines

Prof. David LEIGH
UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER, Manchester, United Kingdom

11:30

KL01 - Artificial Molecular Machines that Work at all Scales

Prof. Nicolas GIUSEPPONE
UNIVERSITY OF STRASBOURG, Strasbourg, France

12:00

OC01 - Multicomponent Catalytic Machinery: How the Machine Speed Impacts Catalytic Activity

Prof. Michael SCHMITTEL
UNIVERSITY OF SIEGEN, Siegen, Germany

12:20

OC02 - Self-Assembly of Palladium(Ii)-Templated Covalent Macrocycles, Cages and Larger Structures

Dr Roy LAVENDOMME
UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE, Cambridge, United Kingdom

12:40

Lunch

Session Chair

Dr Guillaume DE BO
UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER, Manchester, United Kingdom

14:00

KL02 - The Challenges and Opportunities of Polymer Mechanochemistry

Prof. Roman BOULATOV
UNIVERSITY OF LIVERPOOL, Liverpool, United Kingdom

14:30

OC03 - Dynamics of Individual Molecular Shuttles Under Mechanical Force

Dr Borja IBARRA
IMDEA NANOCIENCIA, Madrid, Spain

14:50

OC04 - Probing the Implications of Knot Tightness on Molecular Level

Dr Liang ZHANG
UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER, Manchester, United Kingdom

15:10

KL03 - Molecular Motors Steering Macroscopic Motion

Prof. Nathalie KATSONIS
UNIVERSITY OF TWENTE, Enschede, The Netherlands

15:40

Coffee break

Session Chair

Prof. Nicolas GIUSEPPONE
UNIVERSITY OF STRASBOURG, Strasbourg, France

16:10

PL02 - Radical Chemistry

Prof. J. Fraser STODDART
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY, Evanston, United States

17:05

OC05 - Prototypes of Molecular Motors Based on Ruthenium(II) and Europium(III) Complexes

Prof. Gwenaël RAPENNE
NANOSCIENCES GROUP CEMES, TOULOUSE CEDEX 4, France

17:25

OC06 - Design and Synthesis of Rotary Molecular Machines for On-Surface Mechanical Studies

Dr Claire KAMMERER
CEMES-CNRS, UNIVERSITÉ DE TOULOUSE, TOULOUSE cedex 4, France

Session Chair

Prof. David ALSTEENS
UCLOUVAIN, Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium

09:00

PL03 - Single Molecule Mechanics of Proteins

Prof. Matthias RIEF
TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITÄT MÜNCHEN, Münich, Germany

09:55

KL04 - Deconstructing the Molecular Mechanism of Extreme Mechanostability in Pathogen Adhesins

Mr Lukas MILLES
LUDWIG-MAXIMILIANS-UNIVERSITÄT, München, Germany

10:25

Presentation of the NanoWizard ULTRA Speed 2 by Bruker

10:35

Coffee break

Session Chair

Prof. Nathalie KATSONIS
UNIVERSITY OF TWENTE, Enschede, The Netherlands

11:05

KL05 - Light-Driven Nanomachinery

Prof. Stefan HECHT
HUMBOLDT-UNIVERSITÄT ZU BERLIN, Berlin, Germany

11:35

OC07 - Photoswitching DNA-Templated Supramolecular Assemblies

Prof. Mathieu SURIN
UNIVERSITY OF MONS - UMONS, Mons, Belgium

11:55

OC08 - Probing PH-Switchable Enzymatic Nanoreactors by Light-Driven Proton Transfer

Dr Dietmar APPELHANS
LEIBNIZ-INSTITUT FÜR POLYMERFORSCHUNG DRESDEN E.V., Dresden, Germany

12:15

KL06 - Manipulation of Single Molecules: Wires, Switches and Motors

Prof. Leonhard GRILL
UNIVERSITY OF GRAZ, Graz, Austria

12:45

Lunch

Session Chair

Prof. Charles-André FUSTIN
UCLOUVAIN, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium

14:00

PL04 - Quantitative Studies of Single Molecule Mechanochemistry

Prof. Stephen CRAIG
DUKE UNIVERSITY, Durham, United States

14:55

KL07 - Mechanochemistry of the Mechanical Bond

Dr Guillaume DE BO
UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER, Manchester, United Kingdom

15:25

OC09 - Oscillating Emission of [2]Rotaxane Driven by Chemical Fuel

Mr Amit GHOSH
UNIVERSITY OF SIEGEN, Siegen, Germany

15:45

Coffee break

16:15

Poster session

Session Chair

Prof. Stefan HECHT
HUMBOLDT-UNIVERSITÄT ZU BERLIN, Berlin, Germany

17:15

KL08 - Chemistry Inside the Cavities of Flexible Metal-Organic Cages

Prof. Rafal KLAJN
WEIZMANN INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE, Rehovot, Israel

17:45

KL09 - Functionalization of 2D Materials: A Molecular Approach

Prof. Steven DE FEYTER
KU LEUVEN, Leuven, Belgium

Session Chair

Dr Xavier BOUJU
CEMES-CNRS, Toulouse, France

09:00

PL05 - Mechanical Engineering of Protein-Based Biomaterials: from Single Molecule to Biomaterials

Prof. Hongbin LI
UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA, Vancouver, Canada

09:55

KL10 - Force Spectroscopy and High-Speed Bio-AFM Reveal Dynamic and Nano-Mechanical Properties of Antibodies

Prof. Peter HINTERDORFER
JOHANNES KEPLER UNIVERSITY LINZ, Linz, Austria

10:25

OC10 - Versatile Tools Towards Real-Time, Single-Molecule Biology

Dr Aida LLAURO PORTELL
LUMICKS, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

10:45

Coffee break

Session Chair

Dr Damien SLUYSMANS
ULIÈGE, Liege, Belgium

11:15

KL11 - Nanomechanical Mapping of Virus Binding Sites to Animal Cells

Prof. David ALSTEENS
UCLOUVAIN, Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium

11:45

OC11 - Probing the Viscoelastic Properties of Polymeric Materials at the Nanoscale

Prof. Philippe LECLERE
UMONS, Mons, Belgium

12:05

OC12 - Self-Assembly and Reactivity in Nanoscale Corrals on Graphite

Mr Lander VERSTRAETE
KU LEUVEN, Leuven, Belgium

12:25

Closing address