North Jersey Section
American Chemical Society

Oct 21, 2015 – NMR Symposium

4th Annual NMR Symposium

The North Jersey ACS NMR Topical Group and Princeton ACS Section present the 4th Annual NMR Symposium.

Date:. Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Place: Princeton University

Note: Registration for the free admission events is encouraged to help with planning. Registration for dinner is required and closes on October 16th. Register online or by emailing

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Mei Hong

Mei Hong

Robert Powers

Robert Powers

Hashim Al-Hashimi

Hashim Al-Hashimi

Mark McCoy

Mark McCoy

Kevin Gardner

Kevin Gardner

Peter Caravan

Peter Caravan


Afternoon session – McDonnell Hall A01 – free admission

1:00 - 1:45 pm – Mei Hong

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

“Solid-State NMR Investigations of the Structure, Dynamics and Mechanisms of Viral Membrane Proteins”

1:45 - 2:30 pm – Robert Powers

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

“Metabolomics and Drug Discovery”

2:30 - 3:15 pm – Hashim Al-Hashimi

Duke University

“Hoogsteen Base Pairs in Duplex DNA: More Sleepless Nights for Watson”

3:15 - 3:45 pm – Coffee break

3:45 - 4:30 pm – Mark McCoy

Merck Research Labs

“BioNMR Applications in Cancer Drug Discovery and Development”

4:30 - 5:15 pm – Kevin Gardner

City University of New York

“Environmentally-Controlled Protein/Protein Interactions:  Nature’s Switches, Scientists’ Tools”

5:30 - 6:30 pm – Social mixer – Frick Chemistry Atrium, free admission

Evening session – Frick Taylor Auditorium – free admission – Sponsored by Princeton ACS

6:30 - 7:30 pm – Peter Caravan

MGH/Harvard, Boston

“Molecular Magnetic Resonance Imaging”

7:30 - 8:30 pm – Dinner – Frick Chemistry Atrium - $20 per person – pay at the door - register


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 are very grateful to our sponsors
Luciano Mueller BMS Bruker Biospin JEOL Cambridge Isotope Laboratories Sigma-Aldrich Wilmad-LabGlass New Era Nexomics Biosciences Suraj Manrao Science Fund MestreLab Research Magritek ACD Labs Icon Isotopes / Berry & Associates