Events 2013


June-August        Glenn A. Burley (Humboldt fellowship),
                             Senior Lecturer, Department of Pure & Applied Chemistry,

                             University of Strathclyde, Glasgow

July-September   Hovik Panosyan (DAAD award),

                             PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology, 

                             Microbe and Plant Biotechnology,

                              Yerevan State University, Yerevan , Armenia


September           Francois Terrier

                             Versailles, France

September           Guoliang Xu

                             (CIPSM Scientific Oktoberfest 19./20. September)
                             Ph.D., Professor, Institute of Biochemistry and Cell Biology,

                             Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Shanghai


October-December   Spiridoula Matsika (Humboldt fellwship)

                                   Associate Professor

                                   Temple University, Philadelphia, USA


November           Lillian Chong (Guest at the TUM, Prof. Kiefhaber)

                            Department of Chemistry, University of Pittsburgh, USA




11.-13.03.    SFB-Symposium at Hanns-Seidel-Stiftung, Wildbad Kreuth




10.12.     Dr. Ingmar Hartl

                (Guest of the BMO at the Physics Department, LMU)

                 DESY-FS-LA, Hamburg

                 "Fiber Lasers for Frequency Comb Spectroscopy: Measuring

                  Nature's Fingerprint from mid-IR to XUV"


03.12.     Prof. Hans-Achim Wagenknecht

                (Guest of the BMO at the Physics Department, LMU)

                Karlsruher Institut für Technologie, KIT, Karlsruhe

                "Functional DNA-Architectures: Photoinduced electron transfer

                and more..."


19.11.     Dr. Thorben Cordes

               (Guest of the BMO at the Physics Department, LMU)

                University of Groningen, Netherlands

                "Towards ultrastable self-healing organic fluorophores"


05.11.     Dr. Robert Seidel

                (Guest of the BMO at the Physics Department, LMU)

                University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA

                "Photoelectron spectroscopy on transition metal complexes

                 in solution"


05.11.     Theorie-Fest (in collaboration with MChG and physikal. Chemie)

                Prof. Peter Gill

                 Australian National University Canberra, Australia

                "Generalizing the Local Density Approximation"


                Prof. Massimo Olivucci

                University of Bologna, Italy

                "Insight into the Molecular Mechanism of the Dark Activation

                of Visual Pigments from Computational Photobiology"


18.10.     Prof. Giovanni Dietler (Guest at the TUM)

                École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland

                "Knots: from the sailing boat down to the cell's nucleus explained

                 by means of simple experiments"


13.09.     Prof. Qi Hu

                RWTH Aachen

               "Imaging the dynamics of controlled gas-phase indoles"


12.08.     Prof. Gregory Beran

                University of California, Riverside, USA

                "Accurately modeling molecular crystals and solvation chemistry

                using fragment-based electronic structure theory"


19.07.      Prof. Heinz Decker

                 Johannes-Gutenberg-Universität Mainz

                 "On the Activation and Catalysis of Tyrosinase and Hemocyanin"


03.07.      Prof. Samuel Leutwyler

                 (Guest of the BMO at the Physics Department, LMU)

                 Universität Bern, Schweiz

                 "Switching Cytosine from Nonfluorescent to Fluorescent:

                  How to Manipulate Excited States"


20.06.      Prof. Martina Havenith

                 (Guest of the BMO at the Physics Department, LMU)

                 Ruhr-Universität Bochum

                 "The role of water in biological processes"


17.06.      Prof. Karin Hauser (Gast an der TUM)

                 Universität Konstanz

                 "Protein folding mechanisms studied with time-resolved

                 IR-spectroscopy and residue-specific resolution"


06.06.      Stefan Wicht (Gast an der TUM)

                 Georg-Augustus-Universität Göttingen

                 "Sterical strain and conformational flexibility as a prerequisite

                  for driving catalysis in ThDP-dependent enzymes"


05. 06.    10 Uhr c.t., Room 53 301, Chemistydepartment, TU München

                Prof. Catherine Royer

                Centre de Biochimie Structurale, Montpellier, France

                "Pressure unfolding of proteins: Why does it happen and

                what can we learn?"


02.05.    Dr. Vincent De Waele

                (Guest of the BMO at the Physics Department, LMU)

                Laboratoire de Spectrochimie Infrarouge et Raman,

                Université Lille, France

                "Design of plasmonic nanostructures for enhanced photoinduced

                reactivity: what can we learn from ultrafast time-resolved



25.04.     Prof. Michael Schmitt

                (Guest of the BMO at the Physics Department, LMU)

                 Institut für Physikalische Chemie, Universität Düsseldorf

                 "Indole(s): From Ultrafast to High Resolution"


25.04.    Prof. Jochen Küpper

               (Guest of the BMO at the Physics Department, LMU)

                DESY, Department Physik, Universität Hamburg

                "Imaging the dynamics of controlled gas-phase indoles"


16. 04.    17.15 Uhr, Baeyer-Hörsaal, Chemistry Department, LMU

                Prof. Jaques Maddaluno

                IRCOF, Université Rouen, France

                "Mixed Aggregates of Chiral Lithium Amides:

                 Enantioselective Catalysis with Alkyllithiums"

                 (sponsored by GdCh und SFB749)


14.03.    Guest of the BMO at the Physics Department, LMU

               Prof. Stephen Bradforth

               University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA

               "Valence photo electron spectroscopy in water"


28.01.    11.15 s.t., Willstätter-Hörsaal, Chemistry Department, LMU

               Prof. Götz Bucher

               University of Glasgow, Scottland

               "Naphthoxanthenyl - a stable phenalenyl-type radical - and

                Excursions into triplet state chemistry"



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