North Jersey Section
American Chemical Society

Oct 19, 2016 – NMR Symposium

5th Annual NMR Symposium

The North Jersey ACS NMR Topical Group and Princeton ACS Section present the 5th Annual NMR Symposium.

Date:. Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Place: Princeton University, (McDonnell A01)

Afternoon Session (1 - 5:45 pm):

Angela Gronenborn, Univ. of Pittsburgh
Tatyana Polenova, Univ. of Delaware

Ann McDermott, Columbia University

Kebede Beshah, Dow Chemical Co.
Thomas Williamson, Merck and Co

Dinner to Follow in Frick Laboratory Atrium (café area), catered by Olives in Princeton (6:00 – 8:30 pm)

[ register | sponsors | directions | NMR homepage ]


Angela Gronenborn



Tatyana PolenovaTatyana


Ann McDermott



Kebede Beshah



Thomas Williamson




Afternoon session – McDonnell Hall A01 – free admission

1:00 – 1:45 pm – Angela Gronenborn

University of Pittsburgh

“Fluorine NMR – ligand binding, PREs and other applications”

1:45 – 2:30 pm – Tatyana Polenova

University of Delaware

“Structure and Dynamics of HIV-1 Capsid Assemblies: Insights from an Integrated MAS NMR, MD Simulations, and Density Functional Theory Approach”

2:30 – 3:15 pm – Ann McDermott

Columbia University

“The Mechanism of Transmembrane Allosteric Coupling: SSNMR of an Ion Channel”

3:15 – 3:45 pm – Coffee break

3:45 – 4:30 pm – Thomas Williamson

Merck and Co. Research Labs

“Recent Developments in NMR Methodology at Merck”

4:30 – 5:15 pm – Kebede Beshah

Dow Chemical Co.

“NMR study of morphology and interactions of nanoparticles”

6:00 – 8:30 pmDinner – Frick Chemistry Atrium – $10 per person – pay at the door – for dinner you must register in advance [ click here ].


The opening session of the Symposium is at

McDonnell Hall A01,
Princeton NJ 08540

on the campus of Princeton University. Parts of the event will be held in the adjacent Frick Chemistry Hall. [ Campus Map | Google Map ]

Parking: Public parking is available in Lot 21. (See Campus Map — Lot 21 is east of Frick and McDonnell Halls).

McDonnell Hall: Take the Jadwin entrance on Stadium Drive (see campus map). We will post signs to the location of the seminar room.

Public transportation: It is possible to take NJ Transit all the way to Princeton campus (the symposium location is ~ 10 min walk from the train station). Take the Northeast Corridor NJ transit train to Princeton Junction, then transfer to the small “dinky” train that ends on campus (5 min train ride). For assistance, email


We acknowledge the generous support of our sponsors:

BMS ACD Labs Cambridge Isotope Labs
JEOL         Oxford Instruments         MestreLab Research
Bruker Biospin New Era Magritek
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Suraj Manrao Science Fund         Sigma-Aldrich