Program - Lyon Meeting 2004

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Thursday June 24th 2004 ISTIL amphitheatre
8:30 - 9:30 Registration
9:30 - 9:45 Conference opening: Pr. Nigel Mason, Chair of the P9 Action, Open University, UK
9:45 - 10:30 Opening lecture: Pr. Léon Sanche, University of Sherbrooke, Canada
10:30 Coffee break
  WG1 Session "Electron and biomolecular interactions" -1
Chair : Melvyn Folkard, Gray Cancer Institute, UK
11:00-11:45 Paul Scheier, Institut für Ionenphysik, Austria Inelastic
Interaction of Low Energy Electrons with Biologically Relevant Molecules
11:45-12:15 Bratislav Marinkovic, Physics Centre Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro
12:15-12:45 Frank Wien, Birkbeck College, University of London, UK
VUV Irradiation Effects on Proteins in Synchrotron Radiation Circular Dichroism (SRCD) Spectroscopy
13:15 Lunch
  WG1 Session "Electron and biomolecular interactions" -2
Chair: David Field, University of Aarhus, Denmark
14:40-15:10 Melvyn Folkard, Gray Cancer Institute, Northwood, UK
Investigating mechanisms of DNA damage by low-energy electrons and photons
15:10-15:40 Nigel Mason, the Open University, Milton Keynes, UK
Electron transfer and interactions in DNA
15:40-16:00 Chantal Houée-Lévin, LCP, Université Paris-Sud Orsay, France
Structure and sequence modulation of electron transfer in proteins
16:00-16:20 Yao-Zhong Xu, the Open University, Milton Keynes , UK
Uva Radiation for Cancer Therapy: 4-thiothymidine analogues as UVA-assisted anti-cancer drugs
16:30 Coffee break
17:00 Honoris Causa award ceremony:
Pr. Tilmann Märk, University of Innsbruck, Austria 
19:00 Cocktails
20:00 Poster session – short announcements

Friday June 25th 2004 ISTIL amphitheatre
  WG2 Session "Ions and biomolecular interactions" -1
Chair: Thomas Schlathölter, KVI Atomic Physics Gröningen, The Netherlands
8:30-8:45 Introduction, Thomas Schlathölter
8:45-9:15 Nikolaus Stolterfoht, Hahn-Meiner Institut Berlin, Germany
State selective electron capture into He2+ ions colliding with H2O Molecules
9:15-9:45 Adam Hunniford, Queen’s University, Belfast, UK
Interaction of Biomolecules with Low Energy Ions
9:45-10:10 Fresia Alvarado, KVI Atomic Physics Gröningen, The Netherlands
Ionization, excitation and fragmentation of the isolated nucleobases uracil and thymine by multiply charged ions
10:10 Coffee break
  WG2 Session "Ions and biomolecular interactions" -2
Chair : Bernd Huber, GANIL, Caen, France
10:40-11:10 Steen Brønsted Nielsen, University of Aahrus, Denmark
Dehydrogenation of nucleobases upon electron attachment to isolated nucleotides
10:10-11:40 Lamri Adoui, GANIL, Caen, France
High Linear Energy Transfer Highly Charged Ion – Induced Ionization and Dissociation of Water Molecules and Clusters: Contribution to the Physical Stage of the Water Radiolysis
11:40-12:05 Patrick Moretto-Capelle, Université Paul Sabatier Toulouse, France
Secondary electron emission in proton-uracil collision: preliminary result
12:05-12:30 Samuel Eden, Institut de Physique Nucléaire, Lyon, France
Ionisation of water by Proton and Atomic Hydrogen Impact at velocities ~ the Bragg peak
13:15 Lunch
  WG3 Session "Radiation in physiological environments" -1
Chair: Kevin McGuigan, Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin, Ireland
14:30-15:15 Jean Cadet, CEN Grenoble, France
Radiation-Induced Damage to DNA : from Nucleosides to the cell
15:15-15:45 Peter O’Neill, MRC Radiation and Genome Stability Unit, Didcot, UK
Radiation-induced clustered DNA damage: biological consequences
15:45-16:15 Chryssostomos Chatgilialoglu, ISOF, Bologna, Italy
Interaction of Electrons with 8-Bromoadenine and 8-Bromoguanine Derivatives
16:15-16:30 Bytauté Remeikyté, Institute of Physics Vilnius, Lithuania
The Effect of UV and Gamma Irradiation on the Viability of Yeast Saccharomyces Cerevisiae
16:30 Coffee break
  WG3 Session"Radiation in physiological environments" -2
Chair: Jean Cadet, CEN Grenoble, France
17:00-17:30 Kevin Prise, Gray Cancer Institute, Northwood, UK
Studies of DNA damage and repair after targeted irradiation
17:30-17:50 Lidia Gebicka, Institute of Applied Radiation Chemistry, Lodz, Poland
Radiation-induced damage of hemoproteins and/or modification of their catalytic properties
17:50-18:10 Maria Begusova, Nuclear Physics Institute, Prague, Czech Republic
Radiation damage to DNA - protein complexes
18:10-18:30 Felipe Gomez, Centro de Astrobiología (INTA-CSIC), Torrejón de Ardoz, Spain
UV radiation effects over microbial life
19:30 Conference dinner

Saturday June 26th 2004 ISTIL amphitheatre
  WG4 Session "Theoretical developments for radiation damage" - 1
Chair: Nathalie Vaeck, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
8:30-8:45 Introduction: Nathalie Vaeck
8:45-9:30 Wolfgang Domcke, Technische Universität München, Germany
Ab-initio investigations on the mechanisms of photodamage and photostability of the buiding blocks of life
9:30-10:00 Chantal Daniel, Université Louis Pasteur Strasbourg, France
Ultrafast photodissociation dynamics of organometallics: quantum theory
10:00 Coffee break
  WG4 Session "Theoretical developments for radiation damage" - 2
Chair: Andrzej Sobolewski, Polish Academy of Sciences Warsaw, Poland
10:30-11:00 Maurizio Persico, Università di Pisa, Italy
Simulations of non-adiabatic dynamics by on-the-fly semi-empirical and QM/MM methods
11:00-11:30 Martial Boggio-Pasqua, Imperial College London, UK
How do conical intersections control photostability and photochemical reactivity?
11:30-12:00 Luis Serrano Andrès, Universitat de València, Spain
Photoinduced damage and repair in biomolecules: quantum-chemical methods and applications for the excited state
12:00-12:30 Michèle Desouter-Lecomte, Université Paris-Sud Orsay, France
Quantum dynamics around critical features of energy landscapes
13:00 Buffet
  WG5 Sesssion "Track structure in cells" - 1
Chair: Nigel Mason, The Open University, UK
14:30-15:00 Herwig G. Paretzke, GSF- Institute of Radiation Protection
The long way from physical energy absorption to the manifestation of somaticlate effects in humans by different types of ionizing radiation
15:00-15:30 Dudley Goodhead, MRC Radiation and Genome Stability Unit, Didcot, UK
On the Track to Radiation Effects
15:30-16:00 Clemens von Sonntag, GSF-Institute of Radiation Protection
The chemistry of radiation-induced DNA lesions
16:00-16:30 Andrea Ottolenghi, Dipartimento di Fisica Nucleare e Teorica, Università degli Studi di Pavia and INFN
Ab initio modelling of radiation damage: from track structure to biological endpoints
16:30 Coffee break
  WG5 Session "Track structure in cells" - 2
Chair: Herwig G. Paretzke, GSF- Institute of Radiation Protection
17:00-17:20 Werner Friedland, GSF - Institute of Radiation Protection
Charged particle track simulation in cells: a tool for testing radiation action working hypotheses
17:20-17:40 Bernd Grosswendt, Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt, Braunschweig, Germany
Tracks of charged particles and their characteristic quantities in gases
18:00 – 19:00 Concluding remarks Pr. Melvyn Folkard, Gray Cancer Institute, UK

Sunday June 27th 2004 Seminar room at IPNL
09:00-12:00 Committee Meeting

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