[Neutron] International Summer School on " The Power of Neutron Techniques in Nano and Biosciences" - Registration Now Open!

Emma Lythgoe lythgoe at unizar.es
Wed Apr 21 12:08:58 CEST 2010

Dear Colleagues,


We are pleased to inform you that you can now register for the International
Summer School on "The Power of Neutron Techniques in Nano and Biosciences"



The school will take place from Monday the 12th to Friday the 16th of July
2010, at Jaca (Huesca), Spain.


The school aims to present the enormous potential that neutron techniques
provide for the resolution of scientific problems within Nano and
Biosciences covering a subject not normally included in PhD courses. The
University of Zaragoza officially recognizes the course.


The school will be organized in the form of successive sessions, addressing
the following topics:


·      Basic concepts in neutron scattering 

·      State of the art in nano-science, trends and challenges

·      New areas of interest; bionano-science 

·      Surface functionalization; basic concepts 

·      Low angle neutron scattering techniques applied to nano and bio
sciences; ferrofluids, magnetic nanoparticles, 

·      Neutron reflectivity in nano and bio sciences; magnetic multi-layers,
copolymers, liquid crystals, biological membranes

·      Structure and dynamic processes in proteins, diffraction and
spin-echo techniques Structure and dynamics of polymers, gels and colloids 

·      Complementarity of neutrons and X-Ray


There will also be practical sessions where students will learn to model
data using existing software available. Students will also have the
opportunity to present their work during Flash presentations.


Jaca is situated 160 km North of Zaragoza at the core of central Pyrenees
where it is considered to be an important tourist destination. The meeting
provides the opportunity to visit the region of Huesca[1] which among many
other attractions includes the highest mountains of the Pyrenees. 


For further information about the school and registration details please
see: http://spins.unizar.es/eventos/JACA2010/index.php


We look forward to hearing from you, and will be delighted to answer any
questions you may have.

Yours sincerely,


The Organizing Committee

Javier Campo, Fernando Palacio and Emma Lythgoe




Emma Lythgoe

Facultad de Ciencias - Plaza San Francisco, s/n

Pedro Cerbuna 12, 50009 Zaragoza (España)

Tel: +34 976 76 1227

Fax: +34 976 76 1229


(1)            <http://www.jaca.com/> http://www.jaca.com,

 <http://www.huescaturismo.com/> http://www.huescaturismo.com


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