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UK solid-state NMR facility annual symposium

THE SYMPOSIUM ON 22nd April 2021 will be held on-line

Thursday April 22nd 2021
10:00 to 17:00 (UK time);  

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THE SYMPOSIUM ON 22nd April 2021

Programme (times are UK time) 

Morning Session

10:00 – 10:05  Welcome

10:05 – 10:30  Andrea Pugliese, University of Liverpool - Drug-polymer interactions in paracetamol-hydroxypropylmethylcellulose acetyl succinate amorphous pharmaceutical solid dispersions revealed by multidimensional multinuclear solid-state NMR spectroscopy

10:30 – 10:55  Dr Valerie Seymour, Lancaster University - A solid-state NMR perspective of silicon aluminum oxynitrides

10:55 – 11:20  Prof. Yaroslav Khimyak, University of East Anglia - Probing organisation of soft matter using NMR spectroscopy: from supramolecular hydrogels to biomaterials

11:20 – 11:35  Break 15 mins

11:35 – 12:00  Dr Sandy Kilpatrick, University of Leicester - Cage, Nanotube or Black Box? The Role of Solid MAO Activators in Slurry-Phase Ethylene Polymerisation

12:00 – 12:25  Cameron Rice, University of St Andrews - Bond Lability in Zeolite Frameworks Revealed through 17O Solid-state NMR

12:25 – 12:50  Introduction to the 1 GHz Spectrometer at the National High-Field Solid-State NMR Facility with Prof. Steven Brown, Zainab Rehman, Jacqueline Tognetti, University of Warwick & Dr Pieter Magusin, University of Cambridge

 12:50 – 13:50  Break

 Afternoon Session 

13:50 – 14:30  Prof. Mei Hong, Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Keynote Speaker  - Viral & Bacterial Membrane Protein Structure & Dynamics from solid-state NMR

14:30 – 14:55  Prof. Alfonso De Simone, Imperial College London - Membrane interactions by α-synuclein probed using ssNMR

14:55 – 15:20  Dr Rosalie Thompson, University of Warwick - Studying the molecular architecture of plant cell walls using high-field solid-state NMR

15:20 – 15:35  Break 15 mins

15:35 – 16:00  Dr Marina Carravetta, University of Southampton - Probe-based MAS-NMR Characterization of Brønsted and Lewis acid sites in zeotype heterogeneous catalysts 

16:00 – 16:40  Prof. David Bryce, University of Ottawa - Keynote Speaker

Ultrahigh-Field Solid-State NMR Across the Periodic Table: Achievements to Date and Opportunities for the Future



There is no charge for attending the symposium, but you are asked to register using the below online form by April 9th 2021.

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