Scientific Program

All presentations will be held in the Monte Verità auditorium, poster sessions in the Balint hall. Meals and welcome apero take place in the Monte Verità restaurant the. For presentation abstracts, see the final program and abstract book (pdf).

Monday, July 10

until 08:30 Breakfast
08:30 - 08:50 Monte Verità welcome address by Chiara Cometta, aministrative manager of the Congressi Stefano Francini, and Lorenzo Sonognini, director of the Monte Verità Foundation
08:50 - 09:30
Morning session 1 - Topic 1: Advances in Analytical Instrumentation
Keynote by Joachim Mohn (Empa): Frontiers in quantum cascade laser based analysis of greenhouse gas stable isotopes
09:30 - 09:50 Julian Renpenning (UFZ Leipzig) : Advances in online hydrogen isotope analysis of halogen- and sulfur-bearing organics using chromium-based high-temperature conversion techniques
09:50 - 10:10 Marco Lehmann (PSI/WSL): Compound-specific δ18O analysis by GC/Pyrolysis-IRMS – an underestimated tool
10:10 - 10:40 Coffee break
10:40 - 11:00 Erkan Ibraim (Empa): Simultaneous field-scale in-situ measurements of the four most abundant N2O isotopocules

11:00 - 11:40
Morning session 2 - Topic 2/3: Chemistry, Computations, and Theory of Isotope Effects / Biology & Enzymology
Keynote by Vicent Moliner (University Jaume I): Computational Studies of Enzyme Reactions based on Primary, Secondary and Enzyme Kinetic Isotope Effects
11:40 - 12:00 Ian Williams (University of Bath): Environmental Influences on Isotope Effects for Alkyl and Glycosyl Transfer
12:00 - 12:20 Dan Major (Bar Ilan University): Isotope Effects Along the Catalytic Cycle of Dihydrofolate Reductase
12:20 - 14:00
15:00 - 17:30
Poster session

17:30 - 17:50
Afternoon session - Topics 1/2: Advances in Analytics / Chemistry & Theory
Valentin Joubert (University of Nantes): Increased sensitivity for position-specific isotope analysis by irm-13C NMR using INEPT
17:50 - 18:10
Naohiro Yoshida (Tokyo Institute of Technology): Preparation of standard materials for position specific isotope distributions of light bio-elements in molecules of biogeochemical interests
18:10 - 18:30
Harald Hertle (Thermofisher): Pushing research boundaries: Benefits of temperature ramped gas in EA-IRMS
19:00 - 20:30
20:45 - 21:30
Evening session - Topic 1: Advances in Analytical Instrumentation
Keynote by Hans-Arno Synal (ETH Zürich): New trends in accelerator mass spectrometry: What can we expect from future AMS systems?