Lorentz Center - Screening, charge inversion and condensation of macroions from 5 Sep 2005 through 8 Sep 2005
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    Screening, charge inversion and condensation of macroions
    from 5 Sep 2005 through 8 Sep 2005

 
Monday

Monday September 5

 

09.00 – 09:30              Registration

09:30 – 09:45              Welcome

                                                Chairperson: Yitzhak Rabin

09:45 – 10:45              Uri Sivan (Technion - Israel Institute of Technology): "Experimental Manifestations of Charge Discreteness"

                                      Break

11:15 – 12:15              Koen Besteman (Delft University of Technology): "Directly probing charge inversion and DNA condensation by multivalent ions"

                                      Lunch

14:00 – 15:00              Henri Orland (Service de Physique Thιorique): "From weak to strong coupling theory in electrolyte solutions"

15:00 – 16:00              Philip Pincus (University of California): "Discrete Surface Charge Effects"

                                      Break

16:30 – 17:30              Lois Pollack (Cornell University): "Spatial distribution of ions, alone and in competition, around DNA"

17:30 – 19:00              Wine & cheese

 

 

Tuesday September 6

 

                                                Chairperson: Sebastian Doniach

09:00 – 10:00              Ιric Raspaud (CNRS): "DNA condensation induced by polyamines and basic proteins"

                                      Break

10:30 – 11:30              Masaki Sano (The University of Tokyo): "Elastic Response Measurements and Visualizations of Single DNA Molecules during Collapsing Transition"

                                      Lunch

13:00 – 14:00              Christian Holm (Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies): "Tail induced attractions in nucleosome core particles", or "DNA bundling studied via computer simulations"

14:00 – 15:00              Michael Rubinstein (University of North Carolina): "Counterion Condensation in Hydrophobic Polyelectrolytes"

                                      Break

15:30 – 16:30              Sergey Leikin (National Institutes of Health): "Electrostatics of sequence-specific interactions and aggregation of DNA"

16:30 – 19:00              Poster session

 

 

Wednesday September 7

 

                                                Chairperson: Hans Lyklema

09:00 – 10:00              Jιrome Mathι (Rowland Institute at Harvard): "Translocation, Unzipping of DNA and ion current in a alpha-Hemolysin channel"

                                      Break

10:30 – 11:30              Boris Shklovskii (University of Minnesota): "Insulator-metal transition for ion transport in ion channels and nanopores"

                                      Lunch

13:30 – 14:30              Roland Netz (Technical University Munich): "Driven Charged Matter"

14:30 – 15:30              Peter Prinsen (TU Delft): "Electrostatics versus adhesion in protein suspensions"

                                      Break

16:00 – 17:00              Renko de Vries (Lab. Wageningen University): "Globular proteins in electrostatic complexes"

18.30                            Boat trip with Conference dinner

 

 

Thursday September 8

 

                                                Chairperson: Christiane Helm

09:00 – 10:00              Charles Knobler (Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry, UCLA): "Using ejection of the genome from lambda phage to probe DNA-DNA interactions"

                                      Break

10:30 – 11:30              Gerard Wong (University of Illinois): "Counterion liquids on highly charged biological polyelectrolytes"

                                      Lunch

13:00 – 14:00              Michal Borkovec (University of Geneva): "Binding of Simple Ions to Dissolved and Adsorbed Polyelectrolytes"

14:00 – 15:00              Avinoam Ben-Shaul (Hebrew University): "Interactions between rigid and flexible macroions and mixed fluid membrane"

                                      Break

15:30 – 16:30              Ralf Everaers (MPI fuer Physik komplexer Systeme): "Polyelectrolyte Networks"

16:30 – 16:35              Closing

 

 

 



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