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53rd meeting of the Dutch NMR-DG, Nijmegen

Event Date: 
Friday, October 5, 2018 - 09:30 to 17:45

Hosts: Arno Kentgens and Ernst van Eck (Radboud University, Nijmegen)

Location: Radboud University / FNWI, Huygensgebouw, Heyendaalseweg 135, 6525 AJ Nijmegen, Lecture hall: Hg00.307 (ground floor)

Route description: as printable pdf;    Public transport: train Nijmegen CS,  bus 10 to stop Huygensgebouw,  or station Heyendaal;     Car: payed parking under Huygensgebouw.



In 2018, on Friday 5 October, the Dutch NMR Discussion Group will organize its 53rd annual meeting in Nijmegen. The meeting will be hosted by Arno Kentgens and Ernst van Eck of Radboud University Nijmegen. As always we will compose a very attractive program with distinguished speakers. The meeting will end with a reception. 

To make the necessary preparations for lunch and poster sesssion, the deadline for registration has been set at Sunday, 30 September


09.30   Reception with coffee (in front of lecture hall)

10.15   Introduction host: Prof. dr. Arno Kentgens / Dr. Ernst van Eck (RadboudUniversity Nijmegen)

10.30   Matthias Ernst, ETH Zurich, Pulse Transients in Solid-State NMR - Do they degrade the performance?

11.00   Bas van Meerten, Radboud University Nijmegen, Dynamic Nuclear Polarization developments in a microfluidic context

11.20   Tatiana Nikolaeva, Laboratory of Biophysics, Wageningen University, High-field micro-MRI velocimetry to obtain quantitative local flow curves of food dispersions with transient-yield stress behaviour

11.40   Yannick Klein, Mesoscale Chemical Systems, University of Twente, Design rules and numerical homogeneity comparison of magnet configurations for mobile NMR applications 

12.00   Poster pitches  

12.15-13.30     Poster session and lunch buffet (in front of lecture hall)

13.30   Patrick van der Wel, University of Groningen, Solid-State NMR studies of oligomeric chaperones and the amyloidogenic nucleation process that they target

13.55   Ulric le Paige, Utrecht University, Site-specific studies of nucleosome interactions by Solid-State NMR

14.15   Soumya Deep Chatterjee, Leiden Institute of Chemistry, Probing sub-second protein dynamics of two homologous enzymes using biomolecular NMR spectroscopy

14.35   Edwin R. Kellenbach, Aspen Oss BV, The Use of NMR to assure the Quality of Heparin

14.55   Coffee break

15.15   Camilla Terenzi, Wageningen University,Water-Polymer Interactions in Cellulose Nanocomposites. A Multinuclear NMR Approach

15.40   Miranda Jekhmane, Utrecht University, Magic bullets to fight antimicrobial resistance

16.00   Gorter Prize lecture: Chantal Tax, UMC Utrecht, Less Confusion in Diffusion MRI

16.25-16.30     Closure

16.30-17.45     Drinks


The lecture hall, lunches, coffee, tea and refreshments will be offered by Radboud University Nijmegen in collaboration with the NMR-DG. Hence there will be no registration fees for the meeting. 


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 Sunday September 30, 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.