Molecular Photoscience Research Center International Workshop
"Novel Magnetic Resonance Techniques in Millimeter and Terahertz Waves and their Applications to Bioscience"

November 8-9, 2016,
Rokkodai 2nd campus,Kobe University

What's New !  "Final program and abstract booklet are available (see below)" 


Organization for Advanced and Integrated Research, Kobe University
Molecular Photoscience Research Center, Kobe University


Eiji Ohmichi (Kobe Univ.) and Hitoshi Ohta (Kobe Univ.)

Local Committee

Susumu Okubo (Kobe Univ.)
Takahiro Sakurai (Kobe Univ.)
Hideyuki Takahashi (Kobe Univ.)
Keisuke Tominaga (Kobe Univ.)


  In this Workshop, novel magnetic resonance techniques in millimeter and terahertz waves and their applications to bioscience will be discussed. The aim of the Workshop is to focus on novel techniques and bioscience in magnetic resonance, and to combine them for better understanding of spin-related phenomena in biological systems.

Bio Imaging
Distance Measurement
Dynamic Nuclear Polarization
Mechanically Detected Magnetic Resonance


Rooms Z201&Z02, Graduate School of Science, Rokkodai 2nd campus, Kobe University 
Campus map (Building No. 82)
Access (Rokkodai 2nd campus)

Invited speakers (overseas)

Gunnar Jeschke  (ETH Zurich, Switzerland)
"What can EPR contribute to integrative structural biology?"
Valery Khramtsov (West Virginia University, USA)
"Multifunctional EPR-based spectroscopy and imaging of local chemical microenvironment"
Christopher Kay (University College London, UK)
"Combining EPR distance measurements with X-ray crystallography and molecular modeling: a robust toolbox?"
Konstantin Ivanov (International Tomography Center, Russia)
"Nuclear spin hyperpolarization and level anti-crossings"
Masaki Horitani (Northwestern Universtiy, USA)
"ENDOR reveals how radical SAM enzymes tame highly reactive radical"
Raivo  Stern (National Institute of Chemical Physics and Biophysics, Estonia)
"Novel possibilities in solid state NMR: cryoMAS down to 10 K and NMR in pulsed magnetic fields up to 70 T"


Invited speakers (domestic)

Hiroshi Hirata  (Hokkaido Univ.)
"Development of CW-EPR-based oxygen mapping using dicarboxy-PROXYLs and single-point imaging modality"
Toshiaki Arata (Osaka Univ.)
"Application of distance determination using spin labeling dipolar EPR spectroscopy  to complex protein system: 3-dimensional organization and regulatory action of troponin-tropomyosin in muscle thin filament"
Hiroyuki Mino  (Nagoya Univ.)
"Local structure of photosystem II revealed by pulsed ELDOR"
Kazuhiro Ichikawa  (Kyushu Univ.)
"Development of DNP-MRI scanners at wide frequency range for biomedical application -from skin to large animal-"
Toshikazu Nakamura (IMS)
"Pulsed and muti-frequency ESR study for material and biological sciences"
Yasuhiro Kobori (Kobe Univ.)
"Geometry and electron tunneling route of photoinduced primary charge-separated state in the photosynthetic reaction center"
Toshimichi Fujiwara (Osaka Univ.)
"Dynamic nuclear polarization with double 460 GHz gyrotrons for the sensitivity enhancement of magic-angle-spinning NMR at 30 K"
Hideyuki Takahashi (Kobe Univ.)
"Development and application of force-detected THz-ESR measurement system"
Masaya Toda (Tohoku Univ.)
"Magnetic resonance force measurement by high sensitive Si cantilever with a magnet particle"
Kazuyuki Takeda (Kyoto Univ.)
"Converting NMR signals into light via a membrane capacitor"



Please make a contact to the email address shown below (E. Ohmichi) for registraton. 
Registration fee is free of charge.


8th Nov., 18:30~  at Restaurant "Sakura" in Rokkodai 1st campus
Participants will move there with a guide after lab. tour. It takes about 10 minutes' walk from the workshop venue. We ask you to pay the banquet fee at the registration desk in advance. 

Poster session

Poster session will be held at Z201&Z202 during 13:00-14:00 on 9th Nov.
Poster board size: 1500 mm height x 1200 mm width.
Presentators are kindly requested to finish putting up a poster by lunch time on 9th Nov. 

Abstract deadline

All oral and poster presenters are kindly requested to submit a one-page abstract
by Oct. 21, 2016 to the contact email address.

Abstract format

Template File (MS-Word, 144KB)

Program (final version, uploaded on 31st Oct.)   New!

Program File (pdf format, 38 KB)

Abstract booklet (uploaded on 1st Nov.)    New!

Abstract booklet (pdf format, 8250 KB)



Prof. Eiji Ohmichi
Graduate School of Science, Kobe University
1-1 Rokkodai-cho, Nada, Kobe 657-8501, Japan
E-mail: EMRSCS-address

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