Scientific Program

2017 Scientific Program

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Jack Aviv Biothermodynamics Symposium

Symposia Chairs

Conceição A. Minetti - Rutgers University

David P. Remeta - Rutgers University

Keynote Lecture

Prof. Kenneth J. Breslauer - Rutgers University, USA

Invited Speakers

Prof. Matthew T. Auton - Mayo Clinic, USA

Prof. Barbara Brodsky - Tufts University, USA

Prof. Jonathan B. Chaires - University of Louisville, USA

Prof. Richard M. Epand - McMaster University, Canada

Dr. Verna Frasca - Malvern Instruments, USA

Prof. Bertrand Garcia-Moreno - The Johns Hopkins University, USA

Prof. Norma Greenfield - Rutgers University, USA

Prof. Robert W. Janes - Queen Mary University of London, UK

Prof. Susan Pedigo - University of Mississippi, USA

Dr. Glen D. Ramsay - Aviv Biomedical, Inc., USA

Dr. Peter W. Schuck - National Institutes of Health, USA

Prof. Bonnie Ann Wallace - Birkbeck College, University of London, UK

Prof. Steve Whitten - Texas State University, USA

Prof. Shuguang Zhang - Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA


Macromolecular Association and Recognition

Symposia Chairs

Richard D. Sheardy - Texas Woman's University

David P. Remeta - Rutgers University

Plenary Lecture

Prof. Michael K. Gilson - University of California San Diego, USA

Invited Speakers

Prof. Dorothy Beckett - University of Maryland, USA


Biopharmaceutical Applications and Drug Discovery

Symposia Chairs

Conceição A. Minetti - Rutgers University

Carlos A. Montanari - University of São Paulo

Plenary Lecture

Prof. Gerhard Klebe - Philipps-Universität Marburg, Germany

Invited Speakers

Prof. Chad Brautigam - UT Southwestern Medical Center, USA

Dr. Verna Frasca - Malvern Instruments, USA

Dr. Jia Ma - Purdue University, USA


Thermal Physics in Correlated Electron Systems: From Atoms to Solids

Symposia Chairs

Marcelo Jaime - Los Alamos National Laboratory

Krzysztof Gofryk - Idaho National Laboratory

Plenary Lecture

Prof. M. Brian Maple - University of California San Diego, USA

Invited Speakers

Prof. Dai Aoki - Tohoku University, Japan

Dr. Ryan Baumbach - National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, USA

Dr.. Paul Goddard - University of Warwick, UK

Prof. Hiroshi Haga - Japan

Dr. Zahirul Islam - Argonne National Laboratory, USA

Prof. Yoshimitsu Kohama - The University of Tokyo, Japan

Dr. Michael Nicklas - Max Planck Institute for Chemical Physics of Solids, Germany

Dr. Adam Pikul - Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland

Dr. Laurel Winter Stritzinger - Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA

Dr. Alexey Suslov - Florida State University, USA

Dr. Dagmar Franziska Weickert - Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA

Dr. Shingo Yonezawa - Kyoto University, Japan


Colloids and Surfactants

Symposia Chairs

Sandro Keller - University of Kaiserslautern

Carolyn Vargas - University of Kaiserslautern

Invited Speakers

Prof. Chad Brautigam - UT Southwestern Medical Center, USA

Prof. Jose Manuel del Rio - Mexican Institute of Petroleum, Mexico


Liquid Solutions over Extended Temperature and Pressure Ranges

Symposia Chairs

Joseph A. Rard - Livermore, California

Earle Waghorne - University College Dublin

Invited Speakers

Prof. Jean-Pierre Grolier - Université Blaise Pascal, France

Dr. Peiming Wang - OLI Systems Inc., USA

Prof. Emmerich Wilhelm - Universität Wien, Austria


Thermodynamic Properties of Ionic Liquids

Symposia Chairs

Magdalena Bendova - Academy of Sciences - Czech Republic

Johan Jacquemin - Queen's University Belfast

Plenary Lecture

Prof. Urszula Domanska - Warsaw University of Technology, Poland

Invited Speakers

Prof. Ramesh L. Gardas - Indian Institute of Technology, India

Dr. Takashi Makino - Natl. Instit. of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan


Databases, Global Analysis, Modeling, and Simulations

Symposia Chairs

Kenneth Kroenlein - National Institute of Standards and Technology