Asher Symposium: Adventures in Enhanced Spectroscopies: Resonance Raman, Surface Enhanced Raman, and Twisted Chiro-Optical Spectroscopies

Who: Multiple speakers
Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 9:00am to 6:00pm
Chevron 150

Schedule for Asher Symposium, May 11, 2017

9:00 a.m. - 9:10 a.m. Welcome by Professor Kay Brummond, Department of Chemistry, University of Pittsburgh, Professor and Chair

9:10 a.m. - 9:50 a.m. Dr. Richard Van Duyne, Northwestern University “Surface and Tip-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy: from Single Molecule Spectroscopy to Angstrom-Scale Spatial Resolution and Femtosecond Time Resolution”.

9:50 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Dr. Igor K. Lednev, University at Albany, SUNY “Amazing Fibrils: What Raman Spectroscopy Can Tell About Their Structure and Formation Mechanism”.

10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Coffee Break – 1 st Floor Ashe Lobby

10:45 a.m. – 11:25 a.m. Dr. Lawrence D. Ziegler, Boston University “Biomedical Applications of Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy: Diagnostics, Metabolomics and Forensics”.

11:25 a.m. – 12:05 p.m. Dr. Bhavya Sharma, University of Tennessee-Knoxville “Exciting Adventures with Excitation Profiles: from Resonance Raman Spectroscopy to Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy and Beyond”.

12:05 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch Break

1:30 p.m. – 2:10 p.m. Dr. Laurence A. Nafie, Syracuse University and BioTools, Inc. “Enhanced Vibrational Optical Activity: Twists and Turns with Help from Sandy”.

2:10 p.m. – 2:50 p.m. Dr. Rina K. Dukor, BioTools, Inc. “Twenty Plus Year Adventure with Sandy – Along the Way of Commercialization of Disruptive Products for Structure Elucidation”.

2:50 p.m. – 3:05 p.m. Coffee Break – 1 st Floor Ashe Lobby

3:05 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Dr. Paul Champion, Northeastern University “Raman Vibrational Coherence Spectroscopy and Kinetic Studies of Biomolecules”.

3:45 p.m. – 4:25 p.m. Dr. David H. Waldeck, University of Pittsburgh “Directing Charge Transfer in Nanoparticle Assemblies”.

4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Poster Session, Ashe Lobby, 1 st and 2nd Floor