Programme

 

 

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011

Time Event
  Check in at Homerton College after 14:00 (Directions)
16:30 Welcome mixer and Registration-Dept. of Chemistry

 




Thursday, June 30th, 2011


Time Event
8:30 - 9:15 Registration and poster set up at the Dept. of Chemistry
9:15 - 9:30 Welcome by Oren Scherman and Werner Nau
  High-Affinity Binding (chaired by Yoshihisa Inoue)
9:30 - 10:00 Plenary - Kimoon Kim - Cucurbituril-based nanomaterials and their applications
10:00 - 10:15 Wei Li - Inclusion complexation of cucurbit[7]uril and cyclic ferrocene derivatives
10:15 - 10:30 Andreas Hennig - Quantification of surface functional groups by supramolecular host-guest interactions
10:30 - 10:50 Coffee Break
  Rotaxanes and Functional Architectures (chaired by Anthony Day)
10:50 - 11:20 Plenary - Yu Liu - Molecular selective binding and nanosupramolecule construction by cucurbiturils
11:20 - 11:35 Eric A. Appel - Aqueous supramolecular materials via host-guest complexation with cucurbit[8]uril
11:35 - 11:55 Invited - Dönüs Tuncel - Cucurbituril-based functional materials
11:55 - 13:30 Poster Session and Lunch
  From Molecules to Assemblies (chaired by Adam Urbach)
13:30 - 14:00 Plenary - Hans-Jürgen Buschmann - From small cucurbituril complexes to large ordered networks
14:00 - 14:15 Zhu Tao - Self-assemblies of Q[n]-based poly-dimensional and poly-layers supramolecular entities induced by organic molecules
14:15 - 14:30 Tung-Chun Lee - Cucurbituril - metal nanoparticle composites: Towards nanoreactor systems
14:30 - 14:45 José P. Da Silva - Cucurbituril complexes and aggregates in the gas phase
14:45 - 15:10 Coffee Break
  Homologues and Derivatives (chaired by Dönüs Tuncel)
15:10 - 15:40 Plenary - Lyle D. Isaacs - Nor-seco-cucurbituril molecular containers
15:40 - 16:00 Invited - Valdimir Sindelar - Bambusurils - New relatives of cucurbiturils
16:00 - 16:15 Feng Wu - CylopentanoQ[n] family
16:15 - 16:30 Jing-Xin Liu - Anion concentration control in the self-assembly of symmetrical Me4Cucurbi[6]uril-based supramolecular architectures
16:30 - 16:50 Short Session Break
Intermolecular Interactions (chaired by Donal Macartney)
16:50 - 17:10 Invited - David Dearden -Intermolecular Interaction
17:10 - 17:25 Indrajit Ghosh - Cucurbituril-induced pKa shifts - How to make cations happy
17:25 - 17:40 Frank Biederman - Binding forces in cucurbit[8]uril ternary complexes
17:40 - 17:55 Young Ho Ko - Conformations of alkyl chains in cucurbiturils
  Poster Session
17:55 - 20:00 Poster session and drinks

 




Friday, July 1st, 2011


Time Event
  Drug Binding and Delivery (chaired by Ehud Keinan)
9:00 - 9:30 Plenary - Anthony Day - Cucurbituril drug delivery a question of sustained release
9:30 - 9:50 Invited - Donal Macartney - Encapsulating drug molecules by cucurbiturils: Effects on the chemical properties of drugs in aqueous solution
9:50 - 10:10 Invited - Nial J. Wheate - Cucurbiturils in drug delivery: Benefits, drawbacks and why we haven't seen any clinical trials yet
10:10 - 10:25 Uwe Pischel - pH-Controlled switching of cucurbituril complexes for advanced applications
10:25 - 11:00 Coffee Break
  Fluorescent Dye Binding (chaired by Uwe Pischel)
11:00 - 11:20 Invited - Jyotirmayee Mohanty - Supramolecular assemblies of Thioflavin T with cucurbiturils: Prospects of cooperative and competitive metal ion binding
11:20 - 11:40 Invited - László Biczók - Photoinduced processes of biologically important and photochromic compounds in cucurbituril cavity
11:40 - 11:55 Cornelia Bohne - Binding dynamics of fluorescent guests with cucurbit[7]uril
11:55 - 13:30 Poster Session and Lunch
  Biological Applications (chaired by Lyle D. Isaacs)
13:30 - 13:50 Invited - Adam Urbach - Amino acids, peptides, proteins and more
13:50 - 14:10 Invited – Lucia Mutihac – Cucurbit[n]urils in the molecular recognition of small
biomolecules
14:10 - 14:25 Feng Tian – Supramolecular handcuff on surfaces: A versatile platform for
smart materials
14:25 - 14:40 Garima Ghale – Enzyme assays based on cucurbiturils: The tandem and
domino game
14:40 - 14:55 Oksana Danylyuk – Exploring cucurbit[6]uril-peptide interactions in the solid
state: crystal structure of cucurbit6]uril complexes with glycyl-containing dipeptides
14:55 - 15:30 Coffee Break
  Supramolecular Catalysis (chaired by David Dearden)
15:30 - 15:40 Invited – Luis García-Río – Interaction of cucurbit[7]uril with cationic surfactants. Analogies and differences between cucurbiturils and cyclodextrins
15:40 - 16:00 Invited – Yoshihisa Inoue – Dual supramolecular photochirogenesis with cyclodextrin scaffold and cucurbituril host
16:00 - 16:20 Invited – Eric Masson – Recognition properties of cucurbiturils applied to
supramolecular catalysis
16:20 - 16:35 J. Sivaguru – From cavity to catalyst: supramolecular photocatalysis within
cucurbiturils
16:35 - 16:50 Short Session Break
  Photochemistry and Electrochemistry (chaired by Cornelia Bohne)
16:50 - 17:10 Invited – Licheng Sun - CB7 promoted water oxidation in a supramolecular
catalysis systsem
17:10 - 17:30 Invited – Angel Kaifer - Cucurbituril effects on electron transfer and spin
exchange processes
17:30 - 17:50 Invited – Tetsuro Majima – Photoinduced electron transfer in a quantum dot-
cucurbituril complex
19:00 Pre-dinner Drinks followed by Dinner - Homerton College

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday, July 2nd, 2011

Time Event
  Fluorescent Sensors and Switches (chaired by László Biczók)
9:00 - 9:20 Invited - Ehud Keinan – Cururbituril-based rotaxanes, sensors, and rotary motors
9:20 - 9:40 Invited – Hermenegildo García – CB complexes for the development of sensor
arrays
9:40 - 9:55 Na'il Saleh – Fluorescence-sensing methods using cucurbiturils
9:55 - 10:10 Shiguo Sun – Supramolecular interaction of a hemicyanine with CB[6] and its
applications as a resettable logic gate
10:10 - 10:35 Coffee Break
  Solid State and Materials (chaired by Kimoon Kim)
10:35 - 11:05 Plenary – Sir Fraser J. Stoddart - Mechanised silica nanoparticles a new frontier in theranostic nanomedicine
11:05 - 11:25 Invited – Vladimir Fedin – Inclusion of nitroxyl radicals into the cavity of
cucurbit[n]urils
11:25 - 11:40 Kira Vostrikova – Inclusion of nitronyl nitroxides into cucurbit[n]urils – an
efficient way for the tuning of its physical properties
11:40 - 12:00 Closing Remarks
12:00 - 17:00 Picnic Lunch and Excursion

 

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