Self Assembly and Molecular Electronics

August 27 & 28, 2014, Aalborg, Denmark

Venue: Aalborg University, Niels Jernes Vej 10, 9220 AAlborg, Auditorium


Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Timing Programme Speakers Affiliation
09:00 Registration and Coffee    
09:55 Opening    
10:00 -- 10:45 Formation and transport mechanisms in individual and self-assembled networks of molecular junctions Michel Calame Physics Department and Swiss Nanoscience Institute, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
10:45 -- 11:30 First-principles modelling of charge transport in molecular junctions: Redox chemistry and quantum interference Kristian Sommer Thygesen1 1)Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark
11:30 -- 12:15 Gas-phase spectroscopy of donor-acceptor chromophore ions Steen Brøndsted Nielsen1,* 1)Department of Physics and Astronomy, Aarhus University, DK-8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
12:15 -- 13:15 Lunch    
13:15 -- 14:00 Hybrid Materials Engineered from Bacteriorhodopsin and Semiconductor Quantum Dots or Metal Nanoparticles: What Nano Does with Bio? Igor Nabiev1,2,* 1)Laboratoire de Recherche en Nanosciences, LRN-EA4682, Université de Reims Champagne-Ardenne, 51100 Reims, France

2)Laboratory of Nano-Bioengineering, National Research Nuclear University MEPhI (Moscow Engineering Physics Institute), 115409 Moscow, Russian Federation
14:00 -- 14:45 Resonant and non-resonant plasmonic nanostructures Thomas Søndergaard Department of Physics and Nanotechnology, Aalborg University, Skjernvej 4A, DK-9220 Aalborg øst, Denmark
14:45 -- 15:20 Supported silver clusters as nanoplasmonic transducers for protein sensing V. N. Popok1,*, P. Fojan1, M. Hanif1, S. Bartling2, I. Barke2 and K. -H. Meiwes-Broer2 1)Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark

2)Rostock University, Rostock, Germany
15:20 -- 15:45 Electrical and Optical Properties of Self-Assembled Porous Alumina Structures Filled with Iodine Nanoparticles Vladimir Solovyev, Natalia Alekseeva, Grigory Cema and Victor Veisman Department of Physics, Faculty of Physics and Mathematics, Pskov University, Lenin Square 2, 180000 Pskov, Russia
15:45 -- 16:10 Three Dimensional Plasmonic nanostructures for Few Molecule Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering Manohar Chirumamilla1,2,*, Anisha Gopalakrishnan2, Andrea Toma2, Remo Proietti Zaccaria2, Roman Krahne2 1)Physics and Nanotechnology Department, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark

2)Department of Nanostructures, Italian Institute of Technology, Genoa, Italy
16:10 -- 16:45 Coffee break    
16:45 -- 17:30 Bacterial Micro-cables and Nanowires Andreas Bøggild1, Manuela Gorgel1, Jakob Jensen Ulstrup1, Jesper Tartaru Bjerg2, Karen Elena Thomsen3, Lars Peter Nielsen2, Poul Nissen1, and Thomas Boesen1,*. 1)Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus University, Gustav Wieds Vej 10c, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark.

2)Department of Bioscience, Aarhus University, Ny Munkegade 114-116, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark.

3)iNANO, Aarhus University, Gustav Wieds Vej 14, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark.
17:30 -- 18:05 In situ obtaining water condensation by thermally controlled atomic force microscopy Mingdong Dong Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center (iNANO), Centre for DNA Nanotechnology (CDNA), Aarhus University, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark.
18:05 -- 18:30 Surface Charge Mapping with a Nano-pipette Lasse Hyldgaard Klausen1,*, Flemming Besenbacher1, and Mingdong Dong1 1)Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center (iNANO), Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
18:30 -- 18:55 Quantitative nanomechanical mapping of tissues by dynamic atomic force microscopy Shuai Zhang*, Flemming Besenbacher, Mingdong Dong The Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center, Aarhus University

The iNANO House, Gustav Wieds Vej 14, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
18:55 -- 19:00 End of session and transport to dinner    
19:00 Dinner    

Thursday , August 28, 2014
Timing Programme Speakers Affiliation
09:00 -- 09:45 Long range excitation transfer in DNA nanowire Janina Wirth, Frank Garwe, Jussi Toppari#, Ondra Stranik, Andre Csaki Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology Jena, Germany

#Jyväskylä University, Finland
09:45 -- 10:30 Enzymatic synthesis of a DNA triblock copolymer composed of natural and unnatural nucleotides for preparation of a nano-gap electrode Kuniharu Ijiro1,*, Hideyuki Mitomo1, Yukie Watanabe2, Yasunobu Suzuki3, Yasutaka Matsuo1, and Kenichi Niikura1 1)Research Institute for Electronic Science, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan

2)Graduate School of Science, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan

3)Graduate School of Chemical Sciences and Engineering, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
10:30 -- 11:00 Coffee break    
11:00 -- 11:35 Controlled Deposition of Biomolecules on Solid Surfaces and Between Electrodes Alexander Kotlyar*,1, Gennady Eidelshtein1, Leonid Gurevich2 and Mohtadin Hashemi3 1)Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, George S. Wise Faculty of Life Sciences and The Center of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv 69978, Israel

2)Institute of Physics and Nanotechnology, Aalborg University, 9220 Aalborg East, Denmark

3)Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy University of Nebraska, Omaha, NE USA
11:35 -- 12:00 Enzymatic Activity on DNA Origami Husnu Aslan‡,1, Anders H. Okholm‡,1, Jørgen Kjems1 and Mingdong Dong1,* 1)The Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center (iNANO), Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark

These authors contributed equally to this work.
12:00 -- 13:00 Lunch    
13:00 -- 13:45 Self-assembling complexes based on protein-protein interactions S. M. Deyev Shemyakin & Ovchinnikov Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry RAS, Moscow, Russia;

Lobachevsky State University of Nizhny Novgorod, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia;

13:45 -- 14:10 Self-Assembly Potential of the Designer Peptide RFFFR Morten Slyngborg, Leonid Gurevich, Peter Fojan Department of Physics and Nanotechnology, Aalborg University, DK 9220 Aalborg
14:10 -- 14:45 Effects of Nanoparticles on Protein Fibrillization Giorgia Brancolini, Stefano Corni CNR-NANO S3, Institute of Nanoscience, via Campi 213/A, 41100 Modena, Italy
14:45 -- 15:10 Self-assembly of TMA on Ag (111); the role of coverage and surface temperature Mahdi S. Baviloliaei*, Michele Gastaldo, Steffen Kiel and Lars Diekhöner Department of Physics & Nanotechnology, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark

15:10 -- 15:35 Visible Influence of Halogen-bonding on Supramolecular Self-assembled Nanostructures Utilizing dibenzo[fg,op]tetracene-5,6,12,13-tetracarbonitrile and 2,9-dibromidibenzo[fg,op]tetracene-5,6,12,13-tetracarbonitrile as building blocks Huiling Zhao1,2, Bo Liu2, and Mingdong Dong1,* 1)Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center (iNANO), Aarhus University, Aarhus C, Denmark

2)School of Physics and Electronics, Henan University, Kaifeng, China
15:35 -- 16:00 Coffee break    
16:00 -- 16:45 Lab-on-chip Systems for Electrochemical Detection of Transmitter Release from Neuronal Cells Rafael Taboryski1,* 1)Technical University of Denmark, Department of Micro- and Nanotechnology
16:45 -- 17:20 Electronically Wired Proteins: Optimization of Structure-Function Relationships Elena Ferapontova1,* 1)Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center (iNANO) Gustav Wieds Vej 14, Aarhus University, DK-8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
17:20 -- 17:55 Redox active proteins on gold surfaces: insights from a QM/MM approach Laura Zanetti-Polzi1,*, Isabella Daidone2, Carlo A. Bortolotti1,3 and Stefano Corni1 1)Center S3, CNR NANO, Institute of Nanoscience, Via Campi 213/A, 41125, Modena, Italy.

2)Department of Physical and Chemical Sciences, University of L'Aquila, via Vetoio (Coppito 1), 67010,L'Aquila, Italy.

3)Department of Life Sciences, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Via Campi 183, 41125, Modena, Italy.
17:55 -- 18:20 Electrochemical Analysis of Sequence-Specific Binding of Methylene Blue to Gold-Tethered DNA Lászlo Kekedy-Nagy1, Rui Campos2, and Elena Ferapontova3,* 1), 2),3)Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center (iNANO) and Center for DNA Nanotechnology (CDNA) Gustav Wieds Vej 14, Aarhus University, DK-8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
18:20 -- 18:45 Nanostructured metal oxide Li ion battery anode materials: from zero dimension to three dimension Lin Gao, Xiangru Li, Hao Hu and Ying Yu* Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, College of Physical Science and Technology, Central China Normal University, Wuhan 430079, China
18:45 -- 18:55 Closing remarks    
18:55 -- 19:00 End of session and transport to dinner