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52nd meeting of the Dutch NMR-DG, Geleen

Event Date: 
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 09:30 to 17:45

Hosts: Ard Kolkman and Monique Ensinck (DSM, Geleen)

Location: DSM, Chemelot Gate 2 (Campus), Urmonderbaan 22, 6167 RD Geleen

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Upon arrival please obtain your visitor badge at reception of Chemelot Gate 2. At gate 2, you will be directed to the new building "Center Court". There are parking places available in the basement. The NMR-DG will be hosted in conference room 'Artur', 2nd floor.

All participants NEED TO SHOW their ID-card (passport, driving license or ID-card) for entering the DSM Chemelot campus!


On Friday 20 October, 2017, the Dutch NMR Discussion Group will organize its 52nd annual meeting with DSM in Geleen. The meeting will be hosted by Ard Kolkman and Monique Ensinck of DSM. As always we will compose a very attractive program with distinguished speakers. The meeting will end with a reception at Chemelot. Hotel van der Valk Urmond is located in close proximity to the DSM site. We recommend this hotel for your hotel and/or dinner arrangements. Please make your reservations directly with the hotel.

To make the necessary preparations for lunch and poster sesssion, the deadline for registration has been set at Thursday, 12 OctoberThe registration for the meeting has been closed.



09.30             Reception with coffee

10.00             Opening and Welcome: Genevieve Klok, Department Manager DMSC (DSM Material Science Center)

10.05             Introduction host: Ard Kolkman (DSM & Enabling Technologies)

10.15             Ard Kolkman (DSM & Enabling Technologies) Liquid and solid stat NMR at DSM to chemically and morphologically characterize materials

10.45             Dimitris Sakellariou (KU Leuven) Compact Magnetic Resonance: Frontiers and Challenges

11.15             Wouter Fransen (RU) Distinguishing satellite and central transitions in solid state quadrupolar spectra

11.35             Geerten Vuister (University of Leicester) Advanced and integrated data analysis using the CcpNmr Analysis program suite

11.55             Poster pitches

12.10-13.30  Poster session and lunch buffet, CCPN demonstration

13.30             Manuel Etzkorn (Julich Forschungzentrum) Protein-membrane interactions as modulators in hormone signaling and protein aggregation

14.00             Alina Adams (RWTH Aachen) New Insights into the Aging of Technical Polymers from Low- and High-Field NMR

14.30             Julia Krug (WUR) (Sub)cellular resolution at 22T? - Potential of microcoils at ultra-high field strength

14.50             Coffee break

15.20             Fatemeh Azadi-Chegeni (LU) Structure and dynamics an instrinsic multi-pigment protein complex in thylakoid lipid membranes investigated by solid-state NMR

15.40             Gorter Prize lecture: Nan Eshuis (RU)

16.10-16.20  Poster prize distribution and Closure

16.20-17.30  Drinks

The lecture hall, lunches, coffee, tea and refreshments will be offered by DSM and Enabling Technologies in collaboration with the NMR-DG. Hence there will be no registration fees for the meeting. The registration for the meeting has been closed.


Poster session

Please send us full details on the posters to be presented on behalf of your institute or company (Title, Authors, Name of the presenter and Affiliation - no abstract, and please as plain text in the email) not later than Thursday October 12, to

This year there will be the possibility to give a pitch presentation of your poster before the actual poster session. To make use of this opportunity you should submit one(!) PowerPoint slide along with your poster submission. Depending on the number of contributions, you will be allowed 30-60 seconds for your pitch.

The NMRDG will award the best poster presentation with a prize.