OUMS '09



Chemistry, Physics, and Biology in

Macromolecular Science

DECEMBER 12-13, 2009

Venue ; Graduate School of Science, Osaka University

(Toyonaka Campus)




History of the OUMS

OUMS'07   OUMS'04    OUMS'01    OUMS'98    OUMS'95    OUMS'93

OUMS' 07
Chemistry, Physics, and Biology in Macromolecular Science
(February 19-21, 2007)

Osaka University)
Structural Analysis of Biological Supramolecular Systems by Solid-State NMR

Jordi Bella (University of Manchester)
The Collagen Triple Helix at High Resolution: Findings from Model Peptide Structures

Rengaswami Chandrasekaran (Purdue University)
Polysaccharide Architecture and Functionality

Taihyun Chang (Pohang University of Science and Technology)
HPLC Characterization of Polymers

Haiqing Guo (Peking University)
Preparation of Luminescent Polymeric Materials with Supramolecular Assemblies as Constructional Units

Tadashi Inoue (Osaka University)
Molecular Rheology of Amorphous Polymers: Significance of Viscoelastic Segments

Tony David James (University of Bath)
Molecular Recognition Using Boronic Acids

Eric W. Kaler (University of Delaware)
Polymer Synthesis in Complex Fluids

Shokyoku Kanaoka (Osaka University)
Recent Advances in Base-Stabilized Living Cationic Polymerization: New Catalysts and Selective Synthesis of Stimuli-Responsive Polymers

Seigou Kawaguchi (Yamagata University)
Conformational Properties of Cylindrical Brushes Consisting of Rod-like Polymers

Takaki Koide (Niigata University of Pharmacy and Applied Life Sciences)
Chemical Biology of Collagen and Collagen-binding Proteins

Masaru Matsuo (Nara Women's University)
Polarized Small Angle Light Scattering from Polymer Gels Prepared by Quenching the Solutions

Atsushi Nakagawa (Osaka University)
Structure Determination of Biological Macromolecular Assemblies

Taco Nicolai (Universite de Maine)
Aggregation and Gelation of Globular Proteins

Hyun-jong Paik (Pusan National University)
Controlled Bio-conjugation between Polymers and Proteins

Shinichi Sakurai (Kyoto Institute of Technology)
Perpendicular Orientation of Cylindrical Microdomains in a Block Copolymer Thick Film

Steven O. Smith (Stony Brook University & Osaka University)
Structural Biology of Membrane Proteins: From Molecular Machines to Disease

Gert R. Strobl (University of Freiburg)
Laws Controlling Crystallization and Melting in Bulk Polymers

Wei-Yin Sun (Nanjing University)
Coordination Polymers with Multidentate Organic Ligands

Satoshi Takamizawa (Yokohama City University)
Transformable single-crystal gas adsorbent based on 1D coordination polymer skeletons: structural study of gas inclusion state through dynamic adsorbing action

Yoshinori Takashima (Osaka University)
Preparation and Properties of Rotaxanes Formed by Cyclodextrins and Oligo(thiophene)s with Cyclodextrin Stoppers consideratio

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OUMS' 04
Structure and Dynamics in Macromolecular Systems with Specific Interactions
(July 12 - 14, 2004)

Redouane Borsali (Ecole Nationale Superieure de Chimie et Physique de Bordeaux)
Scattering by Brush-like Polymer Solutions

Suat H. Goh (National University of Singapore)
Pseudo-semi-interpenetrating polymer networks based on double-C60-end-capped polymers

Yuji Goto(Osaka University)
Folding and amyloid fibril formation of beta2-microglobulin

Gaetano Guerra(Universita di Salerno)
Host-guest interactions, guest dynamics and morphology and in syndiotactic polystyrene nanoporous and clathrate crystalline phases

Akihito Hashizume(Osaka University)
Self-Organization Behavior of Poly(methacrylamides) Bearing Amino Acid Residues

Masayuki Imai(Ochanomizu University)
Inter-Membrane Interaction Modified by Addition of Polymer and Colloidal Particles

Toshiji Kanaya(Kyoto University)
Polymer crystallization under shear flow

Tatsuya Kawaguchi(Osaka University)
Structure and melting behavior of dialkyleicosanedioate

Alexei R. Khokhlov (Moscow State University)
Water Solutions of Amphiphilic Polymers: Nanostructure Formation and Possibilities for Catalysis

Kazue Kurihara(Tohoku University)
Direct Demonstration of Specific Interactions in Biological Systems: DNA-Protein Interactions and Enzyme Reactions

Bernald Lotz(Institut Charles Sadron)
Chiral polyolefins: crystallization, melting and structural consequences of a macromolecular amplification of chirality

Yo Nakamura(Osaka University)
Three-Segment Interactions in Polymer Solutions

Kenji Okuyama(Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology)
Axial stagger induced by surface interaction between triple-helices of Collagen model peptides

James P. Runt(Pennsylvania State University)
Dynamics of Complex Polymer Systems Exhibiting Strong Intermolecular Associations

Mitsuhiro Shibayama (University of Tokyo)
Heat-Induced vs Solvent-Induced Microphase Separations of Block Copolymer Solutions

Tobin Sosnick (University of Chicago)
Chain Collapse and Hydrogen Bond Formation in Protein Folding

Zeng Tong(South China University of Technology)
Traces of Polyelectrolyte Association in Dilute Polar Solvents Observed with Fluorescence Methods.

Osamu Urakawa (Osaka University)
Effect of intermolecular interaction on the dynamic heterogeneity in miscible polymer blends

Chi Wu (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
Viscoelastic effect on the formation of mesoglobular phase of amphiphilic copolymers in dilute solution

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OUMS' 01
Nano-Structured Macromolecular Materials
(November 5 - 7, 2001)

Sadahito Aoshima (Osaka University)
Syntheses of Stimuli-Responsive Block Copolymers by Living Cationic Polymerization and Their Self-Association

Yoshiki Chujo (Kyoto University)
New Preparative Methods for Organic-Inorganic Polymer Hybrids

Jurgen-Hinrich Fuhrhop (Freie Universitat Berlin)
Non-Covalent Polymers

Makoto Fujita (Nagoya University&CREST)
Cavity-Directed Synthesis within Self-Assembled Coordination Cages

Kenji Hanabusa (Shinshu University)
Development of Organogelators Based on Supramolecular Chemistry

Akira Harada (Osaka University)
Supramolecular Polymers Containing Cyclodextrin

Toshikazu Hirao (Osaka University)
Macromolecular Conjugated Complexes

Der-Jang Liaw (National Taiwan University of Science and Technology)
Synthesis and Characterization of New Highly Organic-Soluble Poly(ether imide)s Bearing Noncoplanar 2,2'-Dimethyl-4,4-Biphenyl Unit and Kink Diphenylmethylene Linkage

Hiroyuki Nishide (Waseda University)
A Nanometer-Sized High-Spin Macromolecule and its Magnetic Force Microscopic Images

Hiroshi Nishihara (University of Tokyo)
Protonation-Induced Intramolecular Electron Transfer in the Ferrocene-Quinone Conjugated System

Taka-aki Okamura (Osaka University)
Non-Natural Peptide Containing Metal Complexes in the Main Chain

Jan Reedijk (Leiden University)
Macromolecular Metal Complexes

Mitsuo Sawamoto (Kyoto University)
Transition Metal Complexes as Catalysts for Precision Radical Polymerization

Seiji Shinkai (Kyushu University)
”Inorganic” Combinatorial Chemistry Utilizing Sol-Gel Transcription of Gelatinous Organic Superstructures

Joachim H.G.Steinke (Imperial Collage of Science,Technology,and Medicine)
Cucurbituril:A Versatile “Bead” for Polyrotaxane Synthesis

J. Fraser Stoddart (University of California, Los Angeles)
An Integrated Systems-Oriented Approach to Molecular Electronics

Naoki Toshima (Science University of Tokyo in Yamaguchi)
Polymer-Capped Bimetallic Nanoclusters as Active and Selective Catalysts

Hiroyasu Yamaguchi (Osaka University)
Direct Observation of Supramolecular Structures of Biorelated Materials by Atomic Force Microscopy

Hitoshi Yamamoto (Osaka University)
Analyses of Nano-Structure of Calcium Carbonate Composite in Biominerals of Pinctada fucata

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OUMS' 98
Molecular Interactions and Time-Space Organization in Macromolecular Systems
(June 3 - 6, 1998)

K. Adachi (Osaka University )
Dielectric Studies of Order-Disorder Transition in Solutions of Styrene-Isoprene Block Copolymers

K. Akiyoshi (Kyoto University )
Controlled Association of Macromolecules in Water:Hydrophobized Polymers and Protein

R. G. Alamo (Florida State University)
Crystallization Behavior and Properties of Polyolefins

B. Chu (State University of New York)
Static and Time-Resolved Synchrotron SAXS and WAXD Study of Polymer Crystallization in Confined Microphases

P. L. Dubin (Indiana University)
Interactions between Polyelectrolytes and Proteins,Micelles,and Dendrimers

B. L. Farmer (University of Virginia)
Molecular Modeling of Side-Chain Liquid Crystal Polysiloxanes

G. Fytas (FORTH )
Dynamic Structure Factor of Diblock Copolymers

J. M. Guenet (University of Louis Pasteur)
Polymer-Solvent Organization in Relation to Chain Microstructure

T. A. Hatton (Massachusetts Institute of Technology )
Dynamics of Block Copolymer Self-Assembly

M. Hikosaka (Hiroshima University)
What Controls the Molecular Weight Dependence of Crystal Growth Rates of Polymers?

K. Horie (University of Tokyo )
Fluorescence Studies on Molecular Interaction and Dynamics of Liquid Crystals and Liquid Crystalline Polymers

F. Kaneko (Osaka University)
Polymorphic and Polytypic Transformations During Crystallization of Long-Chain Compounds

C. L. McCormick (University of Southern Mississippi)
Ordering of Synthetic and Biosynthetic Macromolecules in Aqueous Media

T. Norisuye (Osaka University )
Solution Properties of Polymacromonomers Consisting of Polystyrene”

T. Nose (Tokyo Institute of Technology )
Structure and Ordering Processes of Diblock Copolymer Associates in Solution

K. Osaki (Kyoto University)
Molecular Rheology of Glassy Polymers

K. S. Schweizer (University of Illinois)
Structure,Thermodynamics and Phase Transitions in Polymer-Particle Mixtures

T. Shikata (Osaka University)
Macro to Microdynamics of Threadlike Micelles

F. Tanaka (Kyoto University)
Polymer-Surfactant Interaction in Thermoreversible Gels

H. Tanaka (University of Tokyo )
Viscoelastic Phase Separation: Is It a Universal Model of Phase Separation?

E. L. Thomas (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Influence of a Liquid Crystalline Block on Block Copolymer Morphology

M. Tirrell (University of Minnesota)
Manipulating Interactions at Interfaces with Polymeric Amphiphiles

F. M. Winnik (McMaster University)
The Interactions of Hydrophobically-Modifined Poly(N-isopropylacrylamides) with Liposomes

K. Yoshikawa (Kyoto University )
Self-Organized Nanostructures with a Single Polymer Chain

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OUMS' 95
New Macromolecular Architecture and Functions
(June 2 - 5, 1995)

T. Aida (University of Tokyo )
Controlled Polymerization by Metal Complexes

S. Aimoto (Osaka University )
A Rapid and Facile Synthetic Method of Protein Using Partially Protected Peptide Thioesters as Building Blocks

J. M. DeSimone (University of North Carolina )
Polymer Synthesis and Processing in Supercritical Carbon Dioxide

A. Harada (Osaka University)
New Macromolecular Architectures and Functions through Macromolecular Recognition by Cyclodextrins

J. D. Hartgerink (Scripps Research Institute)
Self-Assembling Molecular Systems

Y. Inaki (Osaka University )
Structure of Synthetic Nucleic Acid Analogs and Interaction with DNA

S. Ito (Kyoto University )
Optical Characterization of Ultra-thin Polymer Films Prepared by the Langmuir-Blodgett Technique

M. Kakimoto (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
Precursor Method for Polymeric LB Films

T. Kitayama (Osaka University)
Stereospecific Living Polymerization of Methacrylate

S. Kobayashi (Tohoku University )
Enzymatic Synthesis of Polysaccharides: New Concept in Polymerization Chemistry

T. Masuda (Kyoto University)
Design and Synthesis of New Substituted Polyacetylenes

K. Matyjaszewski (Carnegie Mellon University )
Controlled Radical Polymerization

E. W. Meijer (Eindhoven University of Technology )
Dendrimers and Supramolecular Polymer Chemistry

M. Miyata
Osaka University
Molecular Information and Its Expression by Oligomeric Carbon-Chain Compounds; What Steroidal Molecules Tell Us

Y. Morishima
Osaka University
Novel Unimolecular Micelles of Hydrophobically Modified Polyelectrolytes: Synthesis, Characterization and Functions

S. Nakahama (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
Synthesis of Amphiphilic Block Copolymers and Characterization of Their Architectures

B. M. Novak (University of Massachusetts)
Architectural Design in Polymer Synthesis Using Living Transition Metal Complexes

Y. Okamoto (Nagoya University )
Helical Polymers: Synthesis,Conformation and Function

E. T. Samulski (University of North Carolina)
Supramolecular Architectures Using Polypeptides

M. Sawamoto (Kyoto University )
Living Radical Polymerization via Reversible Homolytic Activation of Carbon-Halogen Bonds with Metal Complexes

D. A. Tirrell (University of Massachusetts)
Artificial Proteins from Natural and Artificial Amino Acids

N. Ueyama (Osaka University )
Chemical Functions of Chelating Peptide Fragments in Electron Transfer Iron-Sulfur Protein Model Complexes

H. Yasuda (Hiroshima University)
High Molecular Weight Polymers with Extremely Low Polydispersity Initiated by Rare Earth Metal Complexes

S. E. Webber (University of Texas )
Excited State Electron-Transfer from Polyelectrolyte-Bound Chromophores

K. B. Wegener (University of Florida )
Advances in Acyclic Diene Metathesis(ADMET) Polymerization

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OUMS' 93

Ordering in Macromolecular Systems

(June 3 - 6, 1993)

A. Abe (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
Molecular Ordering of Flexible Chains Incorporated in Liquid Crystals

Y. Chatani (Tokyo University of Agriculture & Technology)
Polymorphism and Structures of Polymers and Their Molecular Compounds with Organic and Inorganic Compounds

M. Doi (Nagoya University)
Rheology of Polymeric Materials with Mesoscopic Domain Structures

T. Hashimoto (Kyoto University )
Self-assembly in Polymer Blends

A. Keller (University of Bristol)
A Combined Thermodynamics and Kinetics Based Unifying Scheme for Polymer Crystallisation Based on Recent Experiments with Wider Implications for Phase Transformations

H. Kimura (Nagoya University )
Statistical Theory of Liquid Crystalline Orderings in Hard Rod Fluids -Nematic, Cholesteric, Smectic, and Coolumnar Phase-

J. Klein (Weizmann Institute of Science)
Critical Point Wetting from Binary Polymer Mixtures

F. Kremer (Max-Planck Institute )
Collective and Molecular Relaxation in Ferroelectric Liquid Crystals: From Low Molecular Weight to Polymeric and Elastomeric Systems

R. G. Larson (AT&T Bell Laboratories)
The Rheology of PBLG Liquid Crystalline Polymers at High Concentrations

L. Leibler (E.S.P.C.I.)
Spreading of Homopolymers on Copolymer Modified Surfaces

R. B. Meyer (Brandeis University )
X-Ray and Optical Studies of Polymer Nematic Liquid Crystals

I. Noda (Nagoya University)
Microdomain Structures of Triblock Copolymers of the ABC Type

T. P. Russell (IBM)
Block Copolymers at Surfaces and Interfaces

T. Sato (Osaka University )
Phase Equilibria in Liquid Crystalline Polymer Solutions: Theory and Experiment

K. Tashiro (Osaka University )
Order-Disorder Phase Transitions in Crystalline Polymers with Characteristic Mechanical and Electric Properties

H. Yu (University of Wisconsin)
Polymer Monolayer Dynamics

H. Watanabe (Osaka University )
Rheology, Dielectric Relaxation, and Adhesion of Thermodynamically Confined Diblock Copolymer Chains

J. Watanabe (Tokyo Institute of Technology )
Thermotropic Liquid Crystals in α-Helical Polypeptides

B. Wunderlich (University of Tennessee )
Computer Simulation of Macromolecular Crystals and Their Defects

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