[Protein-analysis] Workshop on Future Prospects for Macromolecular Dynamics on 4th Generation Light Sources

Clarke, DT (Dave) via proteins%40net.bio.net (by d.t.clarke At dl.ac.uk)
Tue Dec 19 12:52:29 EST 2006

Dear Colleague, 
Workshop on Future Prospects for Macromolecular Dynamics on 4th Generation Light Sources 
26th and 27th January 2007 
I would like to invite you to participate in the above Macromolecular Dynamics workshop. Speakers include: 
Sanford Asher (University of Pittsburgh, USA) 
Francois Haché (École Polytechnique, France) 
David Klug (Imperial College, UK) 
Kevin Kubarych (University of Michigan, USA) 
Martin Volk (University of Liverpool, UK) 
Jon Waltho (University of Sheffield, UK) 
Luuk van Wilderen (Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands) 
The meeting will be held on 26th and 27th January 2007 at The Park Royal Hotel, Stretton, United Kingdom <http://www.qhotels.co.uk/hotels/cheshire/the_park_royal/>. There will be a registration fee of £50 per delegate, which includes one night of accommodation at the Park Royal Hotel, refreshments, and meals.
For further information and online registration see the following link. 
The 4th Generation Light Source (4GLS) will provide extremely bright sources of radiation covering the spectrum from soft X-ray to terahertz. 4GLS will use devices such as free electron lasers to provide laser radiation in regions of the spectrum not accessible to conventional lasers. It will provide very short pulses of radiation at high repetition rates and will allow the combination of sources for pump-probe type experiments.
One of the major applications of 4GLS will be the study of very fast dynamics in macromolecules; the aim of the meeting is to bring together the potential user community to hear presentations from world leaders in this area of science. There will be a series of presentations and also discussion sessions to allow the exchange of ideas and develop proposals for future experiments. The meeting will cover a range of spectroscopic techniques for investigating the dynamics of macromolecules in the sub-picosecond to microsecond time domain, including polarization methods (CD, TRORD), resonance raman, infrared, optical absorption, and 2D spectroscopy methods.

Best regards,
David Clarke

Dr David Clarke               Email: d.t.clarke At dl.ac.uk
Principal Scientist
College of Biology & Medicine
Synchrotron Radiation Department
CCLRC Daresbury Laboratory, Warrington WA4 4AD, UK

Tel: +44 (0) 1925 603712      Fax: +44 (0) 1925 603124

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