The conference will start on Tuesday evening (June 27th) with a welcome mixer with talks starting on Wednesday morning (June 28th) and will end after the morning session and afternoon excursion on Friday (June 30th). For details about the excursion please click here.

ICCB 2017 Program:

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

16:00 – 20:00Registration
19:00 – 21:00Welcome mixer

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

9:00 – 9:10Welcoming Remarks by Vladimir Sindelar

Morning section 1Chairman: Angel Kaifer

9:10 – 9:45Werner Nau, Jacobs University in Bremen, Germany
The Openings of Cucurbiturils

9:45 – 10:10Zhu Tao, Guizhou University, China
Cucurbit[n]uril-based Host-guest-coordination Chemistry

10:10 –10:35David Dearden, Brigham University, USA
Gas Phase Studies of “Container” Complexes Based on Cucurbit[5]uril and Related Hosts

10:35 – 10:55Coffee Break

Morning section 2Chairman: Oren Scherman

10:55 – 11:20Adam Urbach, Trinity University, USA
Predictive Recognition of Polypeptides by Cucurbit[n]urils

11:20 – 11:45Ruibing Wang, University of Macau, China
Supramolecular Medicine based on Cucurbiturils

11:45 – 12:00Hyun Hee Lee, Korea University, Korea
Investigating Host-guest Chemistry of Neutral Hydrophilic Guests With Cucurbit[7]uril in the Gas Phase

12:00 – 13:35Group photo followed by Lunch

Afternoon section 1Chairman: Kimoon Kim

13:35 – 14:10Lyle Isaacs, University of Maryland, USA
Cucurbit[n]uril Molecular Containers: From Basic Science to Drug Delivery

14:10 – 14:35Riina Aav, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia
Asymmetric and Symmetric Cycloheaxano-substituted Hemicucurbiturils

14:35 – 15:00Pascal Jonkheijm, University of Twente, Netherlands
Cell Adhesion on Dynamic Supramolecular Surfaces

15:00 – 15:20Coffee Break

Afternoon section 2Chairman: Uwe Pischel

15:20 – 15:55Yu Liu, Nankai University, China
Nanosupramolecular Assemblies Mediated by Cucurbiturils

15:55 – 16:10Denis Fuentealba, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Chile
Towards the Use of Cucurbit[n]uril-Protein Assemblies in Photodynamic Therapy

16:10 – 16:30Coffee Break

Afternoon section 3Chairman: Eric Masson

16:30 – 16:55Laszlo Biczok, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary
Kinetics of Alkaloid Inclusion in Cucurbit[7]uril

16:55 – 17:20Amnon Bar-Shir, Weizmann Institution of Science, Israel
From binding kinetics to molecular imaging: Studying dynamics in host-guest systems and applying to MR imaging

17:20 – 19:20Poster Session

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Morning section 1Chairman: Adam Urbach

9:00 – 9:35Kimoon Kim, Pohang University of Science and Technology, Korea
Ultrastable Synthetic Binding Pairs as a New Tool for Biology

9:35 – 9:50Jade McCune, University of Cambridge, UK
Functionalisation and Solubilisation of Cucurbit[n]urils

9:50 – 10:05Andreas Hennig, Jacobs University Bremen, Germany
Cucurbituril-Functionalized Polymer Microspheres for Traceable Bead-Based Assays

10:05 – 10:30Eric Masson, Ohio University, USA
Nanocars, Dynamic Oligomers and Cycloalkane-Selective Fluorinated probes

10:30 – 10:50Coffee Break

Morning section 2Chairman: Laszlo Biczok

10:50 – 11:15Rafal Klajn, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Reversible Photochromism Inside the Cavities of Flexible Metal-Organic Cages

11:15 – 11:40Michael Pittelkow, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Discovery and Exploration of Biotin[6]uril

11:40 – 11:55Nuno Basílio, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, Portugal
Photo and pH Switchable Host-Guest Complexes Based on Flavylium Compounds

11:55 – 13:35Lunch

Afternoon section 1Chairman: Werner Nau

13:35 – 14:10Oren Scherman, University of Cambridge, UK
Biomimetic Supramolecular Hydrogel Networks Mediated by Cucurbit[8]uril

14:10 – 14:35David Bardelang, Aix-Marseille Université, France
Spin probing of CB[n] assemblies

14:35 – 15:00Zhan-Ting Li, Fudan University, China
Supramolecular Organic Frameworks (SOFs) in Water: Periodic Nanoporous Materials Assembled through CB[8] Host-Guest Chemistry

15:00 – 15:20Coffee Break

Afternoon section 2Chairman: Anthony Day

15:20 – 15:55Angel Kaifer, University of Miami, USA
Unusual Cucurbut[7]uril Complexes

15:55 – 16:10Pim de Vink, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands
Controlling Protein-Protein Interactions by Cucurbit[8]uril Mediated Host-Guest Chemistry

16:10 – 16:30Coffee Break

Afternoon section 3Chairman: Riina Aav

16:30 – 16:55Uwe Pischel, University of Huelva, Spain
Photofunctional Aspects of Cucurbituril Chemistry

16:55 – 17:20Ofer Reany, The Open University of Israel, Israel
Identification of a new binding mechanism accessible to cucurbiturils: Attractive interactions between heteroallenes and the CB portal

17:20 – 17:35Guanglu Wu, University of Cambridge, UK
Mining 2:2 Quaternary Complexes from 1:1 Stoichiometry

17:35Excursion to Mendel Museum followed by Dinner

Friday, June 30, 2017

Morning section 1Chairman: Lyle Isaacs

9:00 – 9:35Anthony Day, University of New South Wales, Australia
The inheritance angle – how it determines the number of family members for substituted cucurbit[n]uril

9:35 – 9:50Liat Avram, Weizmann Institution of Science, Israel
Amplifying undetectable NMR signals to study host-guest interactions and exchange

9:50 – 10:05Nikolai Petrov, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Russia
Ultrafast Stage of the [2 + 2] Photocycloaddition of Styryl Dyes in 1: 2 Host- Guest Complexes with Cucurbit[8]urils

10:05 – 10:30Ehud Keinan, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
Hetero-Bambusurils: Novel Anion Transporters

10:30 – 10:50Coffee Break

Morning section 2Chairman: David Dearden

10:50 – 11:15Junqiu Liu, Jilin University, China
Protein self-assembly system induced by reengineered supramolecular tool

11:15 – 11:40Yoram Cohen, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Diffusion NMR in Supramolecular Systems: From Molecular Capsules and Cages to Supramolecular Polymers and Beyond

11:40 – 11:55Ilha Hwang, Institute for Basic Science, Korea
Cucurbit[n]uril Derivatives Functionalized OFET Sensors

11:55 – 12:10Closing remarks
12:10 – 18:30Lunch followed by Excursion