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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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