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    Programme French American Workshop 2015


    French-American Workshop 2015 – Grenoble, June 15-16

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    Monday, June 15h

    8:45 am Welcome coffee – Maison MINATEC, Grand Salon
    9:00 am


    Opening adresses

    Supporting institutions

    9:30 am


    1st Plenary session

    Dr. Jacques Prost
    Emeritus CNRS research director at the Curie Institute and Distinguished professor at the MechanoBiology Institute of the National University Singapore
    Member of the French Academy of Sciences

    10:15 am Coffee break in Grand Salon

    10:45 am


    One minute for one researcher

    Clip or one-slide presentation presenting participants

    10:45 am

    Grand Salon 

    Poster session

    12:15 pm

    French Buffet in Grand Salon

    2 pm


    Research opportunities in France for international students

    1. Presentations by experts/heads of programs

    Fulbright Franco-American Commission
    Fondation nanosciences/LANEF
    Fulbright Franco-American Commission Fondation nanosciences/LANEFChateaubriand scholarships

    2. Interactive session: testimonials from current Chateaubriand fellows
    3. Testimonials: former MSP participants currently working in Grenoble
    4. GIIP Presentation

    4 pm

    Grand Salon

    Coffee break

    4.30 – 5.15 pm


    2nd plenary session

    Dr Amy Wagoner Johnson
    University of Illinois, Chair of Excellence of the Fondation Nanosciences at the LMGP, specialized in biomaterials.

    Dinner at Château du Mollard
     11 pm Back to Maison-MINATEC


    Tuesday, June 16th

    8:45 am


    Scientific talks – session 1

    Dr Dominique Vicard – Primo 1D
    Dr Zahra Fakhraai – Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Pennsylvania
    Dr Bayle-Guillemaud – Plate-forme de Nano Caractérisation

    10:30 am

    Grand Salon 

    Coffee break around posters

    10:45 – 12:20 pm


    Scientific talks – session 2                                                                                             

    Dr Olaseni Sode – Postdoctoral scholar at the University of Chicago. Summer undergraduate researcher in 2005 at the Laboratoire de Chimie de Coordination (Toulouse).
    Dr Geanncarlo Lugo – Senior Research Associate at the Institute of Pharmacology and Structural Biology (IPBS, Toulouse). Mentor of 2015 iREU from the California State LSAMP.

    Dr Antoine Depaulis – Grenoble Institut des Neurosciences

    12:30 – 2 pm



    2 – 4 pm

    Visits of GIANT (upon registration)
    MINATEC showroom, ESRF,  CIME Nanotech, Canopéa (to be confirmed)


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