Functional Nanoscience

Venue: Bozen/Bolzano

Location: Bozen/Bolzano, Italy

Event Date/Time: May 17, 2010 End Date/Time: May 21, 2010
Report as Spam


This symposium brings together experts in the field to present and discuss new results and approaches including the following aspects of nanoscience and technology:

* Self-organization and self-assembly
* Molecular motors and transport
* Self-replicating biomimetic systems
* Quantum effects
* Molecular magnets
* Imaging
* Manipulation of molecules at the atomic scale / single molecule reactions

Speakers include:

Timothy Clark (University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany)
Structurally Persistent Micelles – Theory Leads Experiment

Athel Cornish-Bowden (CNRS-BIP, Marseille, France)
Problems of Energy Conversion in Biological Systems

Peter Dimroth (ETH Zurich, Switzerland)
Energy Transductions in ATP Synthase

Keith Firman (University of Portsmouth, UK)
A Single Molecule Nanoactuator: Toward a Device for Drug Discovery at the Limits of Sensitivity

Christoph Gerber (University of Basel, Switzerland)
Nanoanalytics Based on Nanomechanics - Towards Personalized Medical Diagnostic and Preventive Medicine

Michael Huth (University of Frankfurt, Germany)
Focused Particle Beam Induced Deposition – Principles and Applications

Jørgen Kjems (University of Åarhus, Denmark)

Kerstin Koch (University of Rhein-Waal, Kleve, Germany)
Hierarchically Sculptured, Artificial Lotus Leaf Structures with Superhydrophobic and Self-cleaning Properties

Petr Kràl (University of Illinois, Chicago, IL, USA)
Rotary Molecular Motion at the Nanoscale: Motors, Propellers, Wheels, Self-assembly

Hans Mulders (PEI Europe, Eindhoven, The Netherlands)
The EBID Roadmap Towards Functional Nano-structures

Jonathan Posner (Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA)
Locomotion Physics and Collective Dynamics of Synthetic Nanomotors

Thomas Schimmel (University of Karlsruhe, Germany)
Atomic-Scale Transistors – Perspectives for Quantum Electronics at Room Temperature

Petra Schwille (Technical University of Dresden, Germany)
Minimal Systems for Cellular Self-organization

Peter Seeberger (Max Planck Institute for Colloids and Interfaces, Berlin, Germany)
Carbohydrate-Based Nanoscience

Nadrian C. Seeman (New York University, NY, USA)
DNA: Not Merely the Secret of Life

William Shih (Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA)
Self-assembly of DNA into Nanoscale Three-dimensional Shapes

Sylvia Speller (Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands)
Magnetite Nanoparticles in Fish and Their Role in Bionavigation

Fraser Stoddart (Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA)

Paul S. Weiss (University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA)
Designing, Measuring and Controlling Molecular- and Supramolecular-Scale Properties for Molecular Devices