Program

Here's the latest list of speakers and topics:

Dr. Fran Adar - (HORIBA Scientific)
Raman Spectroscopy Developments and Applications - Past, Present and Future

Other Raman leaders contributing to this exciting event include:

  • Prof. Sanford A. Asher - (University of Pittsburgh)
    «UV Raman Studies of Protein and Peptide Structure and Folding Studies»
  • Prof. Paul Champion - (Northeastern University)
    «Coherent Low-frequency Vibrational Motion in Proteins and Biomolecules»
  • Prof. Ji-Xin Cheng - (Purdue University)
    «Microsecond time scale spectroscopic imaging for in vivo molecular analysis»
  • Prof. Igor Chourpa - (University of Tours, France)
    «SERS and Fluorescence as Analytical Tools to Study Theranostic Nanosystems»
  • Dr. Neil Everall - (Intertek-MSG)
    «Industrial Problem Solving with Raman Spectroscopy»
  • Prof. Michael W. George - (University of Nottingham, United Kingdom)
    «Raman Spectroscopy and Supercritical Fluids: From Trying to help the Planet to Trying to Develop New Microelectronics»
  • Prof. Igor K Lednev - (Department of Chemistry, University at Albany, SUNY)
    «Supremacy and Variety of Vibrational Spectroscopy for Probing Amyloid Fibrils: From UV Raman to VCD and TERS»
  • Prof. Wei Min - (Columbia University)
    «Bioorthogonal Nonlinear Vibrational Imaging»
  • Prof. Lukas Novotny - (ETH Zürich, Switzerland)
    «Near-field Raman Microscopy and Spectroscopy of Carbon Nanotubes»
  • Dr. The-Quyen Nguyen - (Northwestern University)
    «Raman spectroscopy goes out helping patients in operating room»
  • Prof. Christian Pellerin - (University of Montreal, Canada)
    «Raman Spectroscopy of Individual Electrospun Fibers»
  • Dr. Michael J. Pelletier - (Pfizer Global Research & Development)
    «Pharmaceutical Polymorph Discrimination using Low-Wavenumber Raman Spectroscopy»
  • Prof. Ping-Heng Tan - (Chinese Academy of Sciences, P.R.China)
    «Ultra-low-frequency Raman modes in two-dimensional layered materials »
  • Prof. Sunney Xie - (Harvard University)
  • Prof. Lawrence D. Ziegler - (Boston University)
    «In Vitro Cellular Activity Probed by SERS: Applications for Diagnostics and Forensics»

Program - Schedule

Thursday, June 12, 2014
9:15 Continental Breakfast and Coffee
Note: Posters will be available all day
Chair: Sunney Xie and Dan Fu
10:00 Welcome by Sunney and Andrew
10:15 Plenary Speaker: Dr. Fran Adar (HORIBA Scientific, Edison, NJ) - Raman spectroscopy developments and applications - Past, Present and Future
11:15 Coffee and first poster session
11:45 Prof. Ping-Heng Tan (Institute of Semiconductors, Chinese Academy of Sciences, P. R. CHINA) - Ultra-low-frequency Raman modes in two-dimensional layered materials
12:15 Dr. Michael J. Pelletier (Pfizer Global Research & Development) - Pharmaceutical Polymorph Discrimination using Low-Wavenumber Raman Spectroscopy
12:45 Lunch and first poster session
14:00 Prof. Michael W. George (University of Nottingham) - Raman Spectroscopy and Supercritical Fluids: From Trying to help the Planet to Trying to Develop New Microelectronics
14:30 Prof. Christian Pellerin (University of Montreal, Canada) - Raman Spectroscopy of Individual Electrospun Fibers
15:00 Prof. Igor K Lednev (University at Albany, SUNY ) - T00 Supremacy and variety of vibrational spectroscopy for probing amyloid fibrils: from UV Raman to VCD and TERS
15:30 Coffee and first poster session
16:00 Prof. Lukas Novotny (ETH Zürich) - Near-field Raman Microscopy and Spectroscopy of Carbon Nanotube
Evening Gala Evening Dinner
Friday June 13, 2014
9:00 Continental Breakfast and Coffee
Note: Posters will be available all day
Chair: Dr. Fran Adar or Dr. Andrew Whitley, HORIBA Scientific
9:45 Prof. Sanford A. Asher (University of Pittsburgh) - UV Raman Studies of Protein and Peptide Structure and Folding Studies
10:15 Prof. Igor Chourpa (University of Tours) - SERS and Fluorescence as Analytical Tools to Study Theranostic Nanosystems
10:45 Prof. Ji-Xin Cheng (Purdue University) - Microsecond time scale spectroscopic imaging for in vivo molecular analysis
11:15 Coffee and second poster session
11:45 Dr. The-Quyen Nguyen (Northwestern University) - Raman spectroscopy goes out helping patients in operating room.
12:15 Prof. Paul Champion (Northeastern University) - Coherent Low-frequency Vibrational Motion in Proteins and Biomolecules
12:45 Lunch and second poster session
14:00 Prof. Lawrence D. Ziegler (Boston University) - In Vitro Cellular Activity Probed by SERS: Applications for Diagnostics and Forensics
14:30 Dr Neil Everall (Intertek-MSG) - Industrial Problem Solving with Raman Spectroscopy
15:00 Prof. Wei Min (Columbia University) - Bioorthogonal Nonlinear Vibrational Imaging
15:30 Prof. Sunney Xie (Harvard University) - Title TBD
16:00 Concluding remarks and discussion
16:30 End of the Symposium
Visit to Harvard - Sunney Xie laboratories