09:15 – 09:20 Welcome- Professor Sir Martyn Poliakoff FRS

09:20 – 09:40 (S09) The 1947 Discovery by Creeth, Gulland and Jordan
Stephen HardingUniversity of Nottingham
09:40 – 10:10 (S01) Modern Methods for Modelling DNA Structure and its Interactions
Sarah HarrisUniversity of Leeds
10:10 – 10:40 (S02) Chemical ligation of nucleic acids, biocompatibility of artificial DNA backbones, and potential applications
Tom BrownOxford University

Session two

11:10 – 11:40 (S03) G-Quadruplexes: The DNA Quadruple Helix
Sir Shankar BalasubramanianUniversity of Cambridge
11:40 – 12:10 (S11) DNA damage by carcinogens
Francis L MartinUCLan
12:10 – 12:40 (S08) Structural and Biochemical analyses of the archaeal HerA ATPase, NurA nuclease and the Mre11–Rad50 DNA repair complexes.
Nick RobinsonLancaster University
(P02) Insulin self-interactions at clinical dosage concentrations
Richard GillisUniversity of Nottingham
(P03) Structural investigation of the rhodopsin (Rho)-guanylyl cyclase (GC) protein from Blastocladiomycota.
Hadeeqa RazaUniversity of Nottingham
(P05) Exoelectrogenic Process Intensification of Aerobic C1 Gas Fermentation
Vera SalgadoUniversity of Nottingham
(P06) Novel applications of hydrodynamic methods for the molecular characterisation of spent hop extracts
Arthur GadonUniversity of Nottingham
(P07) Targeting tRNA-(N1G37) methyltransferase (TrmD) for the discovery of novel antibacterials against intracellular pathogens
Josh PrinceUniversity of Southampton
(P08) Hydrodynamics of the enterococcal VanA-type VanS membrane sensor kinase: first evidence for interactions with vancomycin
Mary Phillips-JonesUniversity of Central Lancashire
(P09) Interactions of DNA with the polycationic glycan chitosan
Stephen HardingUniversity of Nottingham
(P010) Hydrodynamic integrity of mucin and its non-covalent interactions with flavour compounds
Vlad DinuUniversity of Nottingham
(P011) The dimerization of the antibiotic vancomycin is fully reversible – and weak
Mary Phillips-JonesUniversity of Central Lancashire
(P012) Phenyl Saligenin Phosphate Induced Neurodegeneration in Differentiating Mouse N2a cells
Najiah AlyamaniNottingham Trent University
(P013) Towards safe and sustainable farming. Elucidating the role of the Major Outer Membrane Protein (MOMP) of Campylobacter jejuni within gut epithelia
Jennifer OkoyeUniversity of Nottingham
(P014) Hydrodynamic investigation of interactions in polysaccharide-insulin complexes
Shahwar JiwaniUniversity of Nottingham
(P15) Microwave assisted template self-assembly for WO3 nanoparticle synthesis
Sharad AminUniversity of Nottingham

Session three

13:30 – 14:00 (S10) King Richard III: the resolution of a 500 year old cold case
Dr Turi KingUniversity of Leicester
14:00 – 14:30 (S04) DNA diversity in humans
Mark JoblingUniversity of Leicester
14:30 – 14:45 (P04) Do we ‘see’ Hydrogen bonds in ultra-high-resolution scanning probe images of 2D Hydrogen-bonded molecular islands?
Adam SweetmanUniversity of Nottingham
15:15 – 15:45 (S05) Hydrogen bonding and Ionic Liquids
Patricia HuntImperial College London
15:45 – 16:15 (S06) Hydrogen bonds in cellulose and cellulose derivatives – bone and bane
Thomas HeinzeFriedrich Schiller University of Jena
16:15 – 16:45 (S07) DNA and fruit ripening
Graham SeymourProf.

Final Session

16:45 – 17:00 Poster Prize and Closing Remarks Prof Steve Harding (NCMH, UK)
17:00 Plaque unveiling by the Creeth family