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Ampere, Ismar and Andrew Prizes 
Preconference Lecture
Plenary Lectures 
Highlights of the Conference                                          
Session Lectures
Short Oral Presentations
MRC Award for Young Scientists Prize Winners
ISMAR Young Investigator Award Finalists


 

 Ampere, Ismar and Andrew Prizes 

AMPERE PRIZE: Clare P. Grey, Stony Brook University, New York (NY), USA
  Energy Storage and Conversion: Using Local Structural Probes to Understand and Optimise the Functioning of Battery and Fuel Cell Materials
ISMAR PRIZE: Robert G. Griffin, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge (MA), USA
  High Frequency Dynamic Nuclear Polarization in Rotating Solids and Liquids
  ANDREW PRIZE: Benjamin J. Wylie, Columbia University, New York (NY), USA
  Solid-state Magic-angle Spinning NMR Methods for Tensor Measurements and Protein Structure Refinement  Using Chemical Shift Tensors

Preconference Lecture 

Ray Freeman, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
  "Speed"


Plenary Lectures   

Lyndon Emsley, Université de Lyon, Villeurbanne, France
  NMR on Surface
Richard R. Ernst, ETH Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
  Why NMR and MRI, as useful as they are for analyzing art, are sometimes outperformed by other techniques, such as RAMAN
Christian Griesinger, Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen, Germany
  Molecular Dynamics and Neurodegeneration as seen by NMR spectroscopy
Charalampos G. (Babis) Kalodimos, Rutgers State University, Piscataway (NJ), USA
  Structural and Dynamic Basis for the Assembly of Protein Machineries by NMR
Sarah J. Nelson, University of California, San Francisco (CA), USA
  In vivo applications of MR physiological and metabolic imaging
Hitoshi Ohta, Kobe University, Kobe, Japan
  Developments and Applications of Multi-Extreme THz ESR System
Daniel Rugar, IBM Almaden Research Center, San Jose (CA), USA
  Force-detected nanoscale MRI:  recent progress and challenges ahead
Frances Separovic, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  Resolving antimicrobial and amyloid peptides in membranes

Highlights of the Conference

Silvio Aime, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
  Advances in Bioimaging
Malcolm H. Levitt, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom
  Advances in Methods and Spectroscopy
Brian D. Sykes, University of Alberta, Canada
  Advances in bioNMR

Session Lectures

Hideo Akutsu, Institute for Protein Research, Osaka, Japan
  Solid-state NMR analysis of H+-ATP synthase subunit c-ring in membranes
Stephan Appelt, Research Center Jülich, Jülich, Germany
  New developments in low field NMR
Jan Henrik Ardenkjaer-Larsen, GE Healthcare,  Frederiksberg, Denmark
  New developments in dissolution-DNP for in vivo imaging
Fabio Arnesano, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
  Interaction of cisplatin with transport proteins: solution and in-cell NMR studies
Cheryl Arrowsmith, Structural Genomics Consortium, Toronto (ON) , Canada
  Structural genomics of chromatin interacting proteins
Alexander S. Arseniev, Shemyakin & Ovchinnikov Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, Moscow, Russia
  Structures and dynamics of bitopic and politopic membrane helical proteins
Sharon E. Ashbrook, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, United Kingdom
  Investigating disorder in ceramics: Multinuclear solid-state NMR and first-principles calculations 
Vikram  Bajaj, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley (CA ), USA
  Remotely Detected Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Velocimetry
Marc Baldus, University of Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
  Selective membrane transport systems investigated by solid-state NMR spectroscopy
Pavel G. Baranov, AF Ioffe Physical-Technical Institute, St Petersburg, Russia
  Magnetic resonance in semiconductor nanostructures: EPR, ESE, ENDOR and ODMR studies
Anne-Laure Barra, CNRS, Grenoble, France
  HF-EPR study of Magnetic anisotropy in Single-Molecule Magnets
Adriaan Bax, NIDDKD, Bethesda (MD), USA
  The sticky fingers of influenza visualized by modern solution NMR 
Marina Bennati, Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Gottingen, Germany
  Studies of Dynamic Nuclear Polarization (DNP) in Liquids: Understanding the Overhauser Mechanism for New Experimental Designs
Martin Billeter, Göteborg University, Göteborg, Sweden 
  Principles and practice of projection-decomposition tools for resonance assignments and protein structure
Robert Bittl, Free University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany
  EPR/ENDOR on complex metal centers in enzymes - from single crystals to whole cells
Aharon Blank, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
  Measurement of complex diffusion in the micro-sec time scale and 10 nm length scale by electron spin resonance
Bernhard Blümich, Rhein Westfal TH Aachen, Aachen, Germany
  Mobile NMR and Cultural Heritage
Anja Böckmann, CNRS, Lyon, France
  Structural studies of prion fibrils by solid-state NMR spectroscopy 
Rolf Boelens, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
  Dynamics of ubiquitination complexes
Enrica Bordignon, ETH Zurich,  Zurich, Switzerland
  Maltose and vitamin B12 importers: modeling the conformational changes during transport with interspin distance restraints
Mauro Botta, University of Piemonte Orientale "Amedeo Avogadro", Alessandria, Italy
  Optimizing the relaxivity of macromolecular MRI contrast agents 
Michael K. Bowman, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa (AL), USA
  High-Resolution Pulsed EPR: Separating and Connecting Peaks
Rosa Tamara Branca, Duke University, Durham (NC), USA
  Detection of Brown Adipose Tissue Using Intermolecular Zero Quantum Coherences
Kevin M. Brindle, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
  Detecting tumour responses to treatment using hyperpolarized 13C magnetic resonance spectroscopic imaging
Steven P. Brown, University of Warwick, Coventry, United Kingdom
  High-resolution solid-state NMR methods for the structural characterisation of organic solids
Rafael Bruschweiler, Florida State University, Tallahassee (FL), USA
  Protein dynamics, NMR, and force fields
Marina Rosa Brustolon, University of Padua,  Padua, Italy
  Electron Paramagnetic Resonance and the graphite world 
Bernhard Brutscher, IBS/LRMN, Grenoble, France 
  Novel NMR tools for the study of folded and unfolded proteins
Robert G. Bryant, University of Virginia, Charlottesville (VA), USA
  Biological Interface Dynamics from Magnetic Relaxation Dispersion
Dmitry Budker, University of California, Berkeley (CA), USA
  Detection of nuclear magnetization with optical magnetometers: from remote-detection imaging to measuring J-couplings at zero field
R. Andrew Byrd, National Cancer Institute at Frederick, Frederick (MD), USA
  Multi-component Protein:Protein Complexes: The Impact of Long-range Restraints Derived from PRE, PCS, RDCs, Intermolecular NOE, and SAXS Data
David S. Cafiso, University of Virginia,  Charlottesville (VA), USA
  Conformational Exchange and Dynamics in Membrane Transporters Determined by Site-Directed Spin Labeling
Iain D. Campbell, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
  Intracellular activation of integrin membrane receptors
Donatella Capitani, CNR, Rome, Italy
  Nuclear Magnetic Resonance in Cultural Heritage
Teresa Carlomagno, European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg, Germany
  Mechanisms of Intermolecular Recognition and Drug Design by INPHARMA: Theory and Applications
Andrea M. Cavalli, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
  Protein structure determination from NMR chemical shifts
Jerry C.C. Chan, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
  Solid-State NMR Study of the Formation of Steric Zipper in Amyloid Fibrils
Kandala Venkata Ramana Chary, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Colaba,  Mumbai,  India
  Structure, Dynamics and Ca2+-Binding Properties of Intrinsically Unfolded And Folded ??-Crystallins
Bradley F. Chmelka, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara (CA), USA
  29Si-29Si Scalar and Dipolar Couplings as Constraints for Determining Complicated Silicate Structures
Alessio Ciulli, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
  Biophysical and structural approaches in fragment-based screening: probing molecular recognition for chemical biology and drug discovery
G. Marius Clore, NIDDK, Bethesda (MD), USA
  Hybrid structure determination methods, paramagnetic relaxation and differential relaxation
David Cowburn, New York Structural Biology Center, New York (NY), USA
  NMR studies of protein-protein interactions
David J. Craik, University of Queensland, Brisbane,  Australia
  Structure-activity studies of cyclotides: ultrastable plant proteins with applications in drug design
Timothy A. Cross, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, Tallahassee (FL), USA
  Sorting Structural Reality from Among the Artifacts: The M2 Proton Channel
Nicholas Curro, University of California, Davis (CA), USA
  Probing Novel Electronic States in Strongly Correlated Electron Materials Using NMR and NQR
Claudio Dalvit, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Genova, Italy
  Fluorophilic protein environments probed with 19F NMR-based fragment screening
Eduardo Ribeiro de Azevedo, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil 
  NMR approaches for studying intermediate dynamics in organic solids and their applications in the study of electroluminescent polymers
Huub J.M. De Groot, University of Leiden, Leiden, The Netherlands
  Self-assembling natural and artificial light-harvesters
Eleonora del Federico, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn (NY), USA
  Unilateral NMR as a tool to characterize deterioration processes and follow up conservation treatments in works of art
Muriel Delepierre, Institut Pasteur, Paris, FRANCE
  Molecular basis of viral pathogenicity
Feng  Deng, The Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan, PR China
  Spatial proximity of acid sites in microporous zeolites as studied by 1H and 27Al DQ MAS solid-state NMR spectroscopy
Herve Desvaux, CEA IRAMIS, Gif Sur Yvette, France
  Non-linear spin dynamics of dissolved hyperpolarized xenon
Bastiaan Driehuys, Duke University, Durham (NC), USA
  Recent Progress in Clinical Hyperpolarized  129Xe MRI 
Simon B. Duckett, University of  York, York, United Kingdom
  Transfer of parahydrogen derived spin order sensitizes MRI and NMR measurements by three orders of magnitude
H. Jane Dyson, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla (CA), USA
  Folded-globule states of proteins detected by NMR
Mattias Eden, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
  New Methods for Solid-State NMR Simulations and Studies of Bio-mimetic Apatite-Formation from Mesoporous Bioactive Glasses
Arthur S. Edison, University of Florida, Gainesville (FL), USA
  The Merging of Metabolomics and Natural Products:Applications in Chemical Communication of Nematodes
Paola Fantazzini, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
  Advantages and Pitfalls of Magnetic Resonance for fluids in Porous Media applied to Cultural Heritage
Roberto  Fattorusso, Seconda Università di Napoli, Caserta, Italy
  From eukaryotes to prokaryotes (or vice versa?): single classical zinc fingers as DNA binding domains
Juli Feigon, University of California, Los Angeles (CA), USA
  Structure and dynamics of riboswitch and telomerase RNA
Isabella C. Felli, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
  To be announced
Jens Frahm, Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Gottingen, Germany
  Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Real Time
Jack H. Freed, Cornell University, Ithaca (NY), USA
  Pulse Dipolar ESR and Protein Superstructures:  Signaling  Apparatus in Bacterial Chemotaxis and Varying Structures of alpha-Synuclein
Lucio Frydman, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
  Payback Time: Spatially Encoded NMR as a Novel MR Imaging Modality - Principles and Prospects
Istvan Furo, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden
  Wood NMR and MRI: molecules, interactions, and motion
David Fushman, University of Maryland, College Park (MD), USA
  Insights into structure, dynamics, and interactions in multidomain systems
Betty J. Gaffney, Florida State University, Tallahassee (FL), USA
  Mapping inhibitor binding sites on a large enzyme by electron spin-spin derived distances
Serge Gambarelli, CEA  INAC  SCIB  LRM UMR  CEA UJF 3, Grenoble, France
  Pulsed EPR studies of decoherence in rare earth ions and magnetically coupled systems
Michael Garwood, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis (MN), USA
  Frequency-Swept MRI:  No Sound or Echoes
Dante Gatteschi, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
  EMR of iron molecular nanomagnets
Gary J. Gerfen, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx (NY), USA
  Structure/Function of Radical Enzymes
Lila M. Gierasch, University of Massachusetts, Amherst (MA), USA
  Insights into Allostery: The Hsp70 Molecular Chaperone 
Steffen J. Glaser, Technical University of  Munich,  Garching, Germany
  Optimal Control of Spins Systems: Robust Pulses, Coherence Transfer and Decoupling
Daniella Goldfarb, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
  Nanometer scale  distance measurements in proteins using Gd3+ spin labeling
Klaes Golman, Imagnia AB, Malmo, Sweden
  Hyperpolarization: Possibilities and Impossibilities
Philip J. Grandinetti, Ohio State University, Columbus (OH), USA
  Pathway Symmetries in Magnetic Resonance
Josef Granwehr, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom
  Comparing longitudinal and transverse detection of EPR
Astrid Gräslund, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
  The amyloid   peptide involved in Alzheimer´s disease: molecular interactions, secondary structure conversions and aggregation
Stephane Grimaldi, Aix Marseille University, Marseille 20, France
  Probing semiquinone binding to nitrate reductase A by pulsed EPR spectroscopy
Angela M. Gronenborn, University of Pittsburgh,  Pittsburgh (PA) USA
  Synergy between NMR and cryo-EM-Novel Findings for HIV Capsid Function
Rolf Gruetter, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
  Ultra-high field imaging and spectroscopy at 14Tesla
Stephan Grzesiek, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
  Characterization of unfolded and folded protein states by novel NMR methods
Peter Güntert, University of Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany
  Blind-test evaluation of automated protein structure determination by NMR and new developments in CYANA
Ulrich Günther, The University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom
  Cancer Metabolomics: From Diagnostics to Drug Discovery
Frank Haarmann, Rhein Westfal TH Aachen Klinikum, Aachen, Germany 
  Shielding and quadrupole coupling parameter of intermetallic compounds: NMR experiment and quantum mechanical calculations 
Graeme R. Hanson, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Australia
  Insights into Metal Ion Mutagenesis and Catalysis of Dinuclear Mn Metallohydrolases Utilising EPR Spectroscopy
Arend Heerschap, University of Nijmegen, Nijmegen, Netherlands
  In vivo multi-nuclear Magnetic Resonance
Torsten Herrmann, University of Lyon, Villeurbanne, France
  CASD-NMR and liquid- and solid-state NMR experiment-driven modeling of macromolecular systems with UNIO
Elaine Holmes, Imperial College of London, London, United Kingdom
  Statistical Spectroscopy: tools for metabolic profiling
Mei Hong, Iowa State University, Ames (IA), USA
  Structure and Dynamics of the Influenza M2 Proton Channel by Solid-State NMR
Peter Hore, University of Oxford, Oxford , United Kingdom
  Animal-detected EPR: cryptochromes as magnetic sensors
Mladen Horvati?, CNRS GHMFL, Grenoble, France
  High-field NMR as a powerful tool to study "exotic" phases in quantum spin systems
Tai-Huang Huang, Academia Sinica, Taipei (Taiwan), The Republic of China
  Molecular Interaction between SUMO and the Death-Associated Protein-6 (Daxx)
B. Jagadeesh, Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad, INDIA
  RDC-enhanced NMR structural determination  of  unnatural peptidic scaffolds with periodic hydrogen bonded patterns
Michal Jaszunski, Polish Academy of Science, Warsaw, Poland
  NMR shielding constants and nuclear magnetic moments - ab initio methods of quantum chemistry and experiment
Gunnar Jeschke, ETH Zurich,  Zurich, Switzerland
  Modelling of protein structures from EPR restraints- scope and caveats
Beatriz Jiménez Garrido, Centro de Investigación Príncipe Felipe, Valencia, Spain
  1H NMR metabolomics for early disease diagnosis
Jukka Jokisaari, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
  NMR of atomic and small molecular probes in anisotropic liquids
Masatsune Kainosho, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Tokyo, Japan
  Exploring the Missing NMR Information by Selective Isotope Labeling Methods
Martin Kaupp, University of Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
  Quantum-chemical computation of magnetic resonance parameters: from EPR of metalloenzymes to NMR of paramagnetic systems
Christopher W.M. Kay, London Centre for Nanotechnology, London, United Kingdom
  From Biology to Business: combining EPR with thin films to create a sensor?
Arno P.M. Kentgens, Radboud University Nijmegen, Nijmegen, Netherlands
  Developing NMR Tools to Study Nanoliter Solids and Liquids Samples
Dorothee Kern, Brandeis University, Waltham (MA), USA
  Choreographing an enzyme's dance -surprises exposed by NMR, crystallography and computation
C.L. Khetrapal, Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences Campus, Lucknow, India 
  NMR in Neurological, Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases, Infection and Open Heart Surgery
Klaus R. Koch, University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch, South Africa 
  Isotope effects in 195Pt high-resolution NMR:  Unambiguous assignment method of all [PtX6-n(H2O)n]n-2 (X = 35/37Cl/ 79/81Br, n = 0-5) complexes in aqueous  
Walter Köckenberger, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom
  Dissolution DNP NMR spectroscopy with a dedicated spectrometer
Igor V. Koptyug, International Tomography Center SB RAS, Novosibirsk, Russia
  A closer look at heterogeneous catalysis: applications of and novel hypersensitive tools for the NMR/MRI toolkit
Jozef Kowalewski, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
  Joint analysis of NMRD and EPR data by slow-motion theory: two medium-sized Gd(III) complexes as an example
Wiktor Kozminski, Warsaw University, Warsaw, Poland
  Multidimensional NMR beyond resolution limitations
Alessandro Lascialfari, S3 CNR INFM, Modena, Italy
  NMR and Muon Spin Relaxation in molecular nanomagnets 
Robert E. Lenkinski, Harvard University, Boston (MA), USA
  The development of MR contrast Agents for Imaging Malignant Microcalcifications in Human Breast Cancer
Malcolm H. Levitt, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom
  Singlets, Triplets and Multipoles: Spin Rotational Symmetries in Solids and Liquids
Daniel Loss, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
  Spin electric effects in molecular antiferromagnets
Ricardo O. Louro, ITQB-UNL, Oeiras, Portugal
  Mind the gap: paramagnetic NMR studies of the trans-periplasmic bioenergetic chains linked to extracellular metallic ores
Wolfgang Lubitz, Max Planck Institute of Bioinorganic Chemistry, Mulheim an der Ruhr, Germany
  Intermediates in Hydrogenase Catalysis Studied by Advanced EPR Techniques
P.K. Madhu, Department of Chemical Sciences, Mumbai, India
  Recoupling and Sensitivity Enhancement in Half-Integer Spin Quadrupolar Nuclei
Hideaki Maeda, RIKEN Yokohama Institute, Yokohama, Japan 
  Towards an NMR spectrometer operating beyond 1 GHz: Operation of a 500 MHz high temperature superconducting NMR
Stefano Mammi, Università di Padova, Padova, Italy
  Possible role of structural modifications of DJ-1 under oxidative stress in Parkinson disease
Luisa Mannina, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy 
  NMR methodology in food analysis
Francesca M. Marassi, Burnham Institute for Medical Research, La Jolla (CA), USA
  NMR structural studies of bacterial virulence factor membrane proteins
Dominique Massiot, CNRS, Orleans 2, France
  Sorting out chemical and geometrical contributions in disordered materials
Eric J. L. McInnes, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
  Probing the physics of antiferromagnetic rings by EPR spectroscopy
Thomas J. Meade, Northwestern University, Evanston (IL), USA
  The Coordination Chemistry of Signal Amplification and Targeting for MR Probe Development
Thomas Meersmann, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom
  Hyperpolarized Krypton-83 Magnetic Resonance
Beat H. Meier, ETH Zurich, Zürich, Switzerland
  Protein structures by solid-state NMR: Recent progress
Henriette Molinari, University of Verona , Verona, Italy 
  Structural bile-ology 
Gareth A. Morris, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
  New DOSY and pure shift NMR tools for the chemist 
José J. G.  Moura, University  Nova of Lisboa, Caparica, Portugal
  NMR and DOCKING Studies on Electron Tranfer Complexes
Norbert Müller, Johannes Kepler University of Linz, Linz, Austria
  Nuclear Spin Noise - Fundamental Insights and Applications
Michal Neeman, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
  Imaging Angiogenesis: Microenvironmental control of vascular remodeling
Klaas Nicolay, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, Netherlands
  The challenges and opportunities of molecular imaging with MRI
Niels Christian Nielsen, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
  New twists to dipolar recoupling in biological solid-state NMR: Optimal control, multiple-field oscillation, recoupling without decoupling, and resolution enhancement
Daniel Nietlispach, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
  Solution NMR structure determination of the seven-helical membrane protein sensory rhodopsin 
Michael Nilges, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
  ARIA, Bayesian structure calculation and CASD
Raymond S. Norton, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Parkville, Australia
  Structure and interactions of malaria surface proteins
Stanley J. Opella, University of California San Diego, La Jolla (CA)USA
  Development of NMR Methods for Studying Membrane Proteins
Hartmut Oschkinat, Leibniz Institute for Molecular Pharmacology, Berlin, Germany 
  The Structure of Human  ?-Crystallin by Solid-State NMR and Small-Angle X-ray-Scattering, and some exciting Adventures with DNP
Gottfried Otting, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
  Lanthanide tagging for protein structure determination
Arthur G. Palmer III, Columbia University, New York (NY), USA
  Joint Analysis of Conformational Dynamics in Ribonuclease H using NMR Spectroscopy and Molecular Dynamics Simulations
Maurizio Pellecchia, Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, La Jolla (CA), USA
  NMR based drug discovery: screening and design of novel chemical probes
Chris J. Pickard, University College London, London, UK
  Exploring stucture space – theory and experiment combined
Janez Plavec, National Institute of Chemistry, Ljubljana, Slovenia
  DNA G-quadruplex structures and cation interactions
Miquel Pons, IRB Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
  Multiple Signal Integration by the Intrinsically Disordered Unique Domain of human c-Src: An NMR view
Federica Presciutti, CNR ISTM, Perugia, Italy 
  Characterization of binders in ancient and modern paintings by NMR-MOUSE
James H. Prestegard, University of Georgia, Athens (GA), USA
  Long-Range and Orientational Constraints for Membrane Associated Protein Complexes
Thomas F. Prisner, University of Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany
  High field Dynamic Nuclear Polarization in Aqueous Solutions
Laura Ragona, CNR, Milano, Italy 
  Structural and dynamic determinants of the multistep bile salt binding to lipid binding proteins
Christina Redfield, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
  Control of periplasmic interdomain thiol:disulfide exchange in the transmembrane oxidoreductase DsbD
Jeffrey A. Reimer, University of California, Berkeley (CA), USA
  Optical Nuclear Hyperpolarization in Semiconductors
Roland Riek, ETH Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland 
  The Relationship between the 3D Structures and Properties of Amyloids
Rahim R. Rizi, University of Penn, Philadelphia (PA), USA
  Assessment of Lung Function with Polarized MRI
Markus Rudin, University of Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
  Adaptative changes in brain function in response to pathological and physiological challenges: fMRI studies in rodents to assess plasticity in the CNS
A. William Rutherford, CEA Saclay, Gif Sur Yvette, France 
  EPR studies of the Quinone-Iron Complex Photosystem II
Brian K. Rutt, Stanford University, Palo Alto (CA), USA
  Controlled Self-Assembly of Nanoparticles: A General Template for Developing "Smart" MRI Contrast Agents
Dimitris Sakellariou, CEA Saclay,  Gif Sur Yvette, France
  Rotating Micro-coils for High-Resolution Spectroscopy and MRI Microscopy
Ago Samoson, National Institute of Chemical Physics and Biophysics, Tallin, Estonia
  Introducing new variables to MAS NMR
Olav Schiemann, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, United Kingdom
  PELDOR on DNA: Orientations, Dynamics, Bending, Non-Covalent Labelling and Protein Binding
Leif Schröder, Leibniz Institut für Molekulare Pharmakologie, Berlin, Germany
  Encapsulated Xenon as an NMR Sensor for Biomedical Applications
Harald Schwalbe, University of Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany
  RNA regulation at work
Andrew J. Sederman, University of Cambridge, Cambridge , United Kingdom
  Sparse and Bayesian Magnetic Resonance Techniques: Application to Transient and Flowing Systems
Philipp Selenko, Leibniz Institut für Molekulare Pharmakologie, Berlin, Germany
  Cells, Drugs and NMR
Antonio Sgamellotti, CNR ISTM, Perugia, Italy 
  Portable NMR in cultural heritage: the contribution of Annalaura Segre
Mark S. Sherwin, University of California, Santa Barbara (CA), USA
  Free-electron laser-based pulsed EPR at 240 GHz and beyond
Yunyu Shi, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, Anhui, PR China
  A Large Intrinsically Disordered Region in SKIP and its Disorder-Order Transition Induced by PPIL1 Binding Revealed by NMR
Ichio Shimada, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
  Structural basis of the interaction between chemokines and their G-protein-coupled receptors
Masahiro Shirakawa, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
  Structures, functions and stability of proteins in mammalian cells investigated by in-cell NMR spectroscopy
 Vladimír Sklenár, Masaryk University, Brno, Chech Republic
  High-dimensionality experiments and assignment strategies for partially disordered proteins with highly repetitive sequences
Graham M. Smith, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, United Kingdom
  Very high sensitivity, orientation dependent, long-range distance measurements in biomolecules using PELDOR at 94 GHz
Piero Sozzani, University  of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
  Nanoporous Solids: Gas storage, Host-Guest Interactions and Dynamics 
Manfred Spraul, Bruker BioSpin GmbH, Rheinstetten, Germany 
  Integration of Nontargeted and targeted Screening by NMR - Possibilities and Applications
Dieter Suter, Technische Universität Dortmunt, Dortmund, Germany
  Spin-qubits for quantum information processing
Masashi Takigawa, University of Tokyo, Chiba, Japan
  Probing novel order and dynamics in strongly correlated electron systems by NMR
Takeji Takui, Osaka City University, Osaka, Japan
  A Few Steps towards the Implementation of Molecular Spin Quantum Computers: Pulse-Based Electron Magnetic Resonance Spin Technology
Christina M. Thiele, Technical University of Darmstadt, Darmstadt, Germany
  Residual Dipolar Couplings (RDCs) as restraints in Organic Structure
Determination
Nicholas J. Turro, Columbia University, New York (NY), USA
  Trapping and Magnetic Manipulation of the Spin Isomers of  H2@C60.
Marcellus Ubbink, Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands
  Transient protein-protein interactions studied by NMR
Kamil Ugurbil, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis (MN), USA
  Human Imaging with ever increasing magnetic fields and strange RF behavior  
Sun Un, CEA Saclay -  CNRS, Gif Sur Yvette, France
  High Field EPR Studies of Mn(II) binding in Biological Systems
Ana Paula Valente, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil 
  Portrayal of complex dynamic properties of defensins by NMR: multiple motions associated with membrane interaction
Sabine van Doorslaer, University of Antwerp, Wilrijk, Belgium 
  A combined EPR and DFT approach to tackle chiral catalysis
Maurice van Gastel, Institute for Physical and Theoretical Chemistry, Bonn, Germany 
  Triplet state EPR Spectroscopy of Bioluminescent Proteins
Joris van Slageren, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom
  Frequency Domain Magnetic Resonance in Molecular Magnetism
Gabriele Varani, University of Washington, Seattle (WA), USA
  RNA-binding peptidomimetics repress HIV viral replication by specifically inhibiting transcriptional activation
Paul Romeo Vasos, Swiss Federal Institute for Technology in Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
  In search of line narrowing, extended spin memory, and enhanced polarisation: through the looking glass of NMR 
Gianluigi Veglia, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis (MN), USA
  Characterization Ground and Excited States of Membrane Proteins by Hybrid Solution and Solid-State NMR methods
Michaele Vendruscolo, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
  Advances in the characterization of free energy landscapes of proteins by NMR spectroscopy
Alejandro J. Vila, University of Rosario, Rosario, Argentina
  Invisible states in paramagnetic copper proteins
Geerten W. Vuister, Radboud University Nijmegen, Nijmegen, Netherlands
  New Tools for NMR Structure Validation. Application to the CASD-NMR Structures
F. Ann Walker, University of Arizona, Tucson (AZ), USA
  Protein Structure and Dynamics of the Nitrophorins from a New World Blood-Sucking Insect
Yulan Wang, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan, PR China
  Metabonomics our wormy world
Warren S. Warren, Duke University, Durham (NC), USA
  Extending T1 and T2 relaxation times to improve contrast and sensitivity
Roderick E. Wasylishen, University of Alberta, Edmonton (AB) Canada
  Progress in interrogating quadrupolar nuclei via solid-state NMR spectroscopy
Antony Watts, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
  Differential dynamics of bound ligands in membrane targets
Roland Wiesendanger, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
  Atomic-resolution spin mapping and magnetometry at the atomic level
Jörg Wrachtrup, University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany
  Generating complex spin quantum states from single electrons and nuclear spins
Shoujun Xu, University of Houston, Houston (TX), USA
  Magnetic resonance imaging and magnetic molecular imaging with atomic magnetometers

 
Short Oral Presentations
Jesus Angulo, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas (CSIC), Sevilla, Spain
  Ligand–Receptor Binding Affinities from Saturation Transfer Difference (STD) NMR Spectroscopy: The Binding Isotherm of STD Initial Growth Rates
Burkhard Bechinger, Univeristy of Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France
  Solid-State NMR Spectroscopy of Oriented Membrane Polypeptides at 100 K with Signal Enhancement by Dynamic Nuclear Polarization
Patrick Berthault, CEA, Gif sur Yvette, France
  Toward Molecular Imaging Using 129Xe NMR-based Biosensors
Bela E. Bode, Leiden University, Leiden, Netherlands
  Does Radical Pair Recombination Act as a Quantum Measurement?
Jerome Boisbouvier, CNRS, Grenoble, France
  Towards Real-Time NMR Studies of Biological NanoMachines
Grzegorz L. Chadzynski, University Hospital Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany
  Region Specific Frequency Differences Between Water and Metabolite Resonances within the Human Brain
Nicholas Cox, Max Planck Institute, Muelheim an der Ruhr, Germany
  A Tyrosyl-Dimanganese Coupled Spin System in Ribonucleotide Reductase of C. ammoniagenes: A Multifrequency EPR and X-ray Crystallography Study
Afonso M.S. Duarte, Utrecht University, Utrecht, Germany
  Analysis of the ATPase Cycle of a 200 kDa Molecular Chaperone by NMR
Iola F. Duarte, University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal
  Metabolic Signatures of Lung Cancer in Biofluids: an NMR-Metabonomics Study
Yuval Elias, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
  Heat-Bath Cooling of Spins in Amino Acids
Elke Duchardt-Ferner, Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe University,Frankfurt am Main, Germany
  Anatomy of a Minimalistic Riboswitch: Highly Modular Structure and Ligand Binding by Conformational Capture by the 27nt Neomycin Sensing Regulatory RNA Element
Jonathan Farjon, Leiden University, CNRS - UMR 8182 - ICMMO , Orsay, France
  SERF-filtered Experiments: New Enantio-selective Tools for Deciphering Complex Spectra of Racemic Mixtures Dissolved in Chiral Oriented Media
Meike Fellenberg, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
  Characterization of Picomole Amounts of Oligosaccharides from Glycoproteins by 1H NMR Spectroscopy
Raluca M. Fratila, University of Twente, Enschede, Netherlands
  Multinuclear Nanoliter NMR Spectroscopy in a Microfluidic Chip
David G. Gadian, University College London, London, United Kingdom
  Lanthanide Chelates as Relaxation Switches for Brute Force Polarisation
Sabina Haber-Pohlmeier, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
  Water Flow from Soil to Roots Investigated by MRI
Judith Herzfeld, Brandeis University, Waltham (MA), USA
  Rapid 3D MAS NMR at Critical Sensitivity
Christian Hilty, Texas A&M University, College Station, (TX) USA
  Unraveling Multi-step Reactions by Real-time DNP-NMR
Ilia Kaminker, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
  Simultaneous Acquisition  of  Pulse EPR Orientation Selective Spectra
Dmitry M. Korzhnev, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
  Atomic Resolution NMR Structure of a Transient and Low Populated Protein Folding Intermediate
Kirill V. Kovtunov, International Tomography Center SB RAS, Novosibirsk, Russia
  Parahydrogen-Induced Polarization in Heterogeneous Hydrogenation: an Aqueous Phase, MOF and SILP Catalysts
Ilya Kuprov, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
  Analytical Derivatives of Spin Dynamics Simulations
Anne Lesage, Université de Lyon, Villeurbanne, France
  Surface Enhanced NMR Spectroscopy by Dynamic Nuclear Polarisation
Tobias Madl, Helmholtz Zentrum and TU Munich, Garching, Germany
  (Solvent) PRE-assisted structural analysis of large protein complexes
Evgeny Markhasin, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, (MA) USA
  Balanced Triple Resonance Probe for Cryogenic MAS NMR and Dynamic Nuclear Polarization at 700 MHz
Tyler K. Meldrum, University of California, Berkeley (CA), USA
  A Xenon-based Molecular Sensor Assembled on an MS2 Viral Capsid Scaffold
George Mitrikas, NCSR Demokritos, Aghia Paraskevi, Greece
  Solid-State Quantum Gates based on Hybrid Electron-Nuclear Spin Systems
Fumiyuki Mitsumori, National Institute for Environmental Studies, Tsukuba, Japan
  Towards Understanding Transverse Relaxation Mechanisms of Tissue Water in Human Brain
Veronica Mugnaini, Institute of Materials Science of Barcelona (ICMAB-CSIC), Bellaterra, Spain
  Ex-situ DNP and Water Soluble Perchlorinated Trityl Radicals: A Flourishing Match
Philipp Neudecker, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
  High-Resolution Structure Determination of a Low-Populated Folding Intermediate from NMR Relaxation Dispersion Experiments
Yusuke Nishiyama, JEOL Ltd., Tokyo, Japan
  1H-14N  2D Solid-State NMR under Very Fast MAS: A Few Minutes Observation for a Sample Less Than 1 mg
Olivier Reynaud, CEA, Antony, France
  A Robust Protocol for Diffusion-Weighted Functional MRI on Rodents at 7 Tesla
Héctor H. Segnorile  Universidad Nacional de Córdoba - IFEG (CONICET), Córdoba, Argentina
   Quasi-equilibrium in liquid crystal 1H spins via eigen-selective decoherence
Devon M. Sheppard, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
  Measurements of Quadrupolar Coupling Constants in Deuterium Labelled Ubiquitin
Michael C. D.Tayler, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom
  Relaxometry of Singlet Nuclear Spin States
Jacco van Beek, ETH Zurich,  Zurich, Switzerland
  The Haupt Effect under Static and Magic-Angle Spinning Conditions
Veronika Vitzthum, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland
  Solid-State Nitrogen-14 Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Enhanced by Dynamic Nuclear Polarization Using a Gyrotron
Vladimir V. Zhivonitko, International Tomography Center SB RAS, Novosibirsk, Russia
  Microfluidic Gas-Flow Profiling Using Combined Parahydrogen-Induced Polarization and Remote Detection MRI Techniques

MRC Award for Young Scientists Prize Winners
Mathilde Giffard, CEA Grenoble, Grenoble, France
  Effect of RF phase shift on the Third Spin Assisted Recoupling in Solid-state NMR
Meike Roth, Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Mainz, Germany
  Constant 1H and 13C signal enhancement in NMR using hollow fiber membranes and parahydrogen
Alexej Jerschow, New York University, New York (NY), USA
  Cutoff-free Traveling Wave NMR


ISMAR Young Investigator Award Finalists
Eduard Chekmenev, Vanderbilt University, Nashville(TN), USA
  Automated Parahydrogen-Induced Polarizer (PHIP) Employing Low Field NMR Spectrometer, Tunable RF Circuit and in situ Detection
Daniela Delli Castelli, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
  Magnetically Oriented Nanovesicles as MRI CEST Agents
Christofer Lendel , Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden
  Structure Based Drug Design for Intrinsically Unstructured Proteins
Andi Mainz, Leibniz-Institut fuer molekulare Pharmakologie (FMP), Berlin, Germany
  The Bigger the Better: Large Protein Complexes Investigated in Solution by MAS NMR