INVITED SPEAKERS



1. DEVELOPMENT











1.1. Plasmonics


Katrin Domke, MPI-Mainz (Germany)


Geometric and electronic redox properties of single-molecule junctions probed with EC-TERS and plasmon-supported

break-junction experiments







Young Mee Jung, Kangwon National University (Korea)


Charge Transfer Effect for SERS











Francois Lagugné-Labarthet, Western University (Canada)


Fractal Metastructures for Infrared Plasmonics











Bin Ren, Xiamen University (China)


Tip-enhanced Raman spectroscopy for studying 2D materials






1.2. Non-linear Vibrational Spectroscopy


Zhiwei Huang, National University of Singapore (Singapore)


TBA






Yasuyuki Ozeki, University of Tokyo (Japan)


Multicolor imaging with stimulated Raman scattering

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1.3. Near-field Vibrational Spectroscopy

 

Ewelina Lipiec, Jagiellonian University (Poland)

 

Tip-enhanced Raman studies of abnormal protein aggregation – advantages of measurements in liquid

 

 

 

 

Markus Raschke, Univ. Colorado Boulder (USA)

 

TBA

 

 

 

1.4. Time-resolved Spectroscopy

 

Martina Havenith, Ruhr-Universität Bochum (Germany)

 

An Isolated Water Droplet in the Aqueous Solution of a  Supramolecular Tetrahedral Cage as observed by THz spectroscopy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tullio Scopigno, Sapienza University of Rome (Italy)

 

TBA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.5. Emerging Techniques

 

Katsumasa Fujita, Osaka University (Japan)

 

Raman imaging of intracellular structures with improved image contrast

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wei Min, Columbia University (USA)

 

Stimulated Raman Scattering Imaging: the Next Frontier of Light Microscopy



















1.6. Multimodal spectroscopic imaging


Jürgen Popp, Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology (Germany)


Spectroscopic multi-contrast imaging for an in-vivo or near in-vivo diagnosis, monitoring and therapy of diseases




Nicholas Smith, Osaka University (Japan)


Classifying single cell type and behavior by multimodal quantitative phase and Raman analysis




1.7. Instrumental Development


Paul Dumas, SOLEIL Synchrotron (France)


Very high pressure studies with infrared sources: for static to dynamic approaches







Maria Paula Marques (Portugal)


Normal-to-Cancer Transition in Human Cells - Insights from Quasi-elastic Neutron Scattering









1.8. Sensing


Hatice Altug, EPFL Lausanne (Switzerland)


Empowering Surface-Enhanced IR Spectroscopy with Broadband Metasurfaces and Artificial Intelligence









Angela Lopez-Lorente, University of Cordoba (Spain)


Metal nanostructures for surface enhanced vibrational spectroscopy: from spheres to anisotropic nanoparticles











Boris Mizaikoff, Ulm University (Germany)


Mid-Infrared Arthroscopy: The Road to Real-Time In Vivo Cartilage Condition Assessment










Claudete Fernandes Pereira, Federal University of Pernambuco (Brazil)


Quantum dots for surface-enhanced infrared spectroscopy: an multivariate approach




















 

 

 

1.9. Computational Spectroscopy/ Quantum Approach

 

Malgorzata Biczysko, Shanghai University (China)

 

Vibrational signatures of biomolecules from anharmonic computations

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yukihiro Ozaki, Kwansei-Gankui University (Japan)

 

Quantum Chemical Approaches in Molecular Spectroscopy of the Condensed Phase - Advances, Challenges, and Prespectives

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.10. Chemometrics, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

 

Claudia Beleites, Chemometrix GmbH (Germany)


Experimental Designs for Spectroscopic Calibration: Measuring Uncertainty from Various Sources

 

 

 

 

Thomas Bocklitz, Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology (Germany)

 

Comparability of Raman Spectroscopic Configurations: A Large Scale Cross-Laboratory Study

 

 

 

 

 

Alex Henderson, Manchester University (UK)

 

TBA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mika Ishigaki, Shimane University (Japan)

 

Assessment of Oocyte Maturation using resonance Raman Spectroscopy based on the mitochondrial respiratory activity

and lipid metabolism

 

 

 

 

 

 

Achim Kohler, Norvegian University of Life Sciences (Norway)

 

TBA

 

 

 

1.11. Photothermal imaging

 

Oxana Klementieva, Lund University (Sweden)

 

Combining infrared microspectroscopy and neurobiology for understanding Alzheimer's disease.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.12. Brillouin spectroscopy

 

Kristie Koski, University of California Davis (USA)

 

Brillouin spectroscopy of chemically tunable 2D layered oxides

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Francesca Palombo, University of Exeter (UK)

 

Brillouin spectroscopy for the evaluation of viscoelasticity in biological systems

 


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1.13. Chiroptical spectroscopy


Masashi Unno, Saga University (Japan)


"Watching” a Molecular Twist in a Protein by Raman Optical Activity






Joanna Rode, Institute of Nuclear Chemistry and Technology (Poland)


Interplay of the ECD and RROA induced chirality: towards understanding the solvent and substituent effects on naphthalene diimide spectra



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2. APPLICATIONS







































2.1. Analytical Techniques in Industry

 

Alison Nordon, University of Strathclyde (UK)

 

TBA

 

Gerwin Puppels RiverD International (Netherlands)

 

TBA

 

 

 

2.2. Biomedical Applications

 

Matthew J. Baker, Clirspec Diagnostics (UK)

 

Highlighting the clinical utility of a novel spectroscopic liquid biopsy for triage of patients with suspected brain cancer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ishan Barman, Johns Hopkins Whiting School of Engineering  (USA)

 

On self-assembling intracellular Raman reporters and their clinical potential

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pascaline Bouzy, University of Exeter (UK)

 

Investigation of the chemical composition of microcalcifications in breast cancer using simultaneously Optical Photothermal Infrared (O-PTIR) and Raman spectroscopy

 

 

 

 

 

Holly Butler, Clirspec Diagnostics (UK)

 

TBA

 

 

 

 

Hugh Byrne, FOCAS (Ireland)

 

Quantitative Analysis of Human Blood Serum using Raman Spectroscopy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Peter Gardner, Manchester University (UK)

 

Breast Cancer Detection Using Infrared Spectral Pathology from H&E Stained Tissue on Glass Slides

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fiona Lyng, Dublin Institute of Technology (Ireland)

 

Analysis of fixed and live single cells using optical photothermal infrared with concomitant Raman spectroscopy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.3. Drug Delivery and Monitoring

 

David Perez-Guita, Valencia University (Spain)

 

Combining Pharmacokinetics and Vibrational Spectroscopy: MCR-ALS Hard soft modelling of drug uptake in vitro using tailored kinetic constraints

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sara J. Miller, University of Otago (New Zealand)

 

Low frequency Raman spectroscopy for monitoring drug solubilization in milk-based formulations during digestion.

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.4. Life Sciences, Environmental Sci. and Geoscience

 

Halina Abramczyk, Lodz Technical University (Poland)

 

TBA

 

 

 

 

 

Giovanni Birarda, Elettra Sincrotrone Trieste (Italy)

 

Anthropogenic effects on the Carbon biogeochemical cycle studied at the SISSI-Bio Beamline @ Elettra

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Adriana S. Franca, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (Brazil)

 

FTIR for quantitative analysis of bioactive substances in food products

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hirotsugu Hiramatsu, National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University (Taiwan)

 

532 nm–excited hyper-Raman spectroscopy of amino acids and bovine serum albumin

 

 

 

 

 

 

Piotr Mak, Saint Louis Univeristy (USA)

 

Resonance Raman studies of a non-canonical heme oxygenase from Mycobacterium tuberculosis

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Belinda Pastrana-Rios, University of Puerto Rico (Porto Rico)

 

Breakthrough Approach of QCL IRM Hyperspectral Imaging and 2D-COS of mAbs in Solution for Developability Assessment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.5. Archeology and Culural Heritage

 

Claudia Conti, CNR - Milan (Italy)

 

Sub-Surface Molecular Investigation of Cultural Heritage materials with advanced Raman spectroscopy methods

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Santiago Sanchez-Cortes, Spanish National Research Council (Spain)

 

Raman and Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering Analysis of Molecular Compounds with interest for the Cultural Heritage

 





















2.6 Forensic and Security Sciences


Agnieszka Banas, Singapore Synchrotron Light Source (Singapore)


Is it possible to detect counterfeited edible birds’ nests (EBN) products by means of FTIR spectroscopy?









Grzegorz Zadora, University of Silesia in Katowice (Poland); Institute of Forensic Research (Poland)


Breaking with trends in bloodstains age determination: A likelihood ratio-based approach







2.7. Material Sciences and Catalysis 


Yukio Furukawa, Waseda University (Japan)


TBA


Joanna Hetmanczyk, Jagiellonian University (Poland)


Water dynamics in [Cu(H2O)4](ReO4)2 studied by vibrational spectroscopy (IR, RS and neutron scattering methods)






Andrzej Kolezynski, University of Science and Technology (Poland)


Vibrational Spectra of Zeolite Y as a Function of Ion Exchange









Elena Solovyeva, Saint Petersburg University (Russia)


Molecularly bridged plasmonic nanoparticles aggregates promising as optical organic-inorganic hybrid materials: comprehensive look on self-organization and SERS response








2.8. Nanomaterials and nanostructures 


Sergey Kharintsev, Kazan Federal University (Russia)


Raman nanothermometry based on a plasmonic refractory metasurface







Stephanie Reich, Freie Universität (Germany)


Plasmonic supercrystals for surface-enhanced infrared absorption and surface-enhanced Raman scattering