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June 7-8, 2016

Tuesday - Wednesday

120 Physical Sciences Building
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

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Tuesday, June 7th  -   Physical Sciences Building, Room 120
07:45 Registration PSB West Pavillion
SESSION 1 Chair, Kyle Lancaster (Cornell University), UEC Vice-Chair
08:30 Welcome PSB 120
08:35 Welcome from the Director - Joel Brock (Director, CHESS) PSB 120
08:50 Status of CESR - Jim Shanks (CESR) PSB 120
09:10 New Capabilities at CHESS - Ernie Fontes (Associate Director, CHESS) PSB 120
09:30 Status of MacCHESS - Marian Szebenyi (Director, MacCHESS) PSB 120
09:45 InSitμ update - Matt Miller (Associate Director, CHESS) PSB 120
10:00 Break; Voting (computer stations at the registration desk) PSB South Passageway
SESSION 2 Chair, Ernie Fontes (Associate Director, CHESS)
10:20 Student paper prize announcement and photos PSB 120
10:25 Student paper prize winner - Geoffrey Purdum (Princeton University) "Understanding Polymorph Transformations in Core-Chlorinated Naphthalene Diimides and their Impact on Thin-Film Transistor Performance" PSB 120
10:50 Science workshops and CHESS future - Joel Brock (Director, CHESS) PSB 120
11:20 NSF’s view and discussion - Linda Sapochak (Division Director (Acting)) PSB 120
11:50 Lunch and user discussion
Clark Atrium
11:50 Users Executive Committee Lunch with NSF
Clark Atrium
SESSION 3 Chair, John Smedley (Brookhaven National Laboratory)
13:00 Neil Banerjee (University of Western Ontario) "Illuminating Life on the Rocks: Synchrotron studies of Martians, Mines, and Mints" PSB 120
13:30 Sin Urban (Johns Hopkins) "For cellular to atomic resolution of how enzymes cut inside membranes" PSB 120
14:00 Erik Muller (SUNY Stony Brook) "The future of x-ray beam imaging: diamond x-ray detectors for high flux synchrotron applications" PSB 120
14:30 Break
PSB South Passageway
SESSION 4 Chair, Patrick Clancy (University of Toronto)
14:50 Moutse Ranaivoson (University of Medicine & Dentistry of NJ)"A structural view of the neuronal cell adhesion proteins" PSB 120
15:20 Randall Headrick (University of Vermont) "In-situ x-ray scattering studies of organic semiconductor thin film deposition" PSB 120
15:50 Discussion and UEC election results PSB 120
16:00 Poster Session PSB South Passageway
16:00 Refreshments PSB West Pavillion
16:00 Tour of CHESS stations (1 hour) Wilson Lab
18:00 Reception Clark Atrium
19:00 Dinner Clark Atrium
19:55 Poster prize announcement, photos Clark Atrium
20:00 After-dinner talk: Juan P Hinestroza (Cornell University) "Fashionable Nanotechnology: Molecular strategies for Creating Smart Natural Fibers via Manipulation of Nanoscale Phenomena" Clark Atrium
Wednesday, June 8th