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Mountaineer EPR School

For the first time of the EPR meetings each morning session will be started with the EPR School (8:30 am-9:15 am). The primary goal of the “EPR Mountaineer School” is to spread knowledge on functional EPR- based in vivo imaging and biomedical applications among potential users and will include historical overview, instrumentation, overview of different spectroscopic and imaging modalities; introduction into paramagnetic probes and traps; applications to biomedicine, and future perspectives. Among the confirmed School Lecturers are:

  • Lawrence Berliner, Denver University, USA
  • Harold M Swartz, Dartmouth, USA
  • David Lurie, University of Aberdeen, UK
  • Wayne Hubbell, UCLA, USA

The sessions will include:

  • Instrumentation (including but not limited Rapid Scan EPR/EPRI, DNP/MRI, OMRI/PEDRI, EPRI/MRI coimaging, pulsed EPR and “digital EPR”, EPR microscopy, software/hardware developments);
  • In vivo EPR applications (EPR oximetry, redox, pH, molecular imaging), including EPR/EPRI/OMRI imaging in preclinical applications (animal model of diseases).
  • Tumor microenvironment;
  • Clinical EPR and EPR related studies,
  • EPR spin-trapping (ROS/RNS, oxidative stress, redox status) and related techniques in health and disease;
  • EPR spin labeling and structural EPR (proteins, metalloenzymes, biomembranes, DNA, etc.);
  • Probes and traps developments.

Speakers who confirmed their participation (list to be extended):

  • Elena Bagryanskaya, inst. Organic Chem., Novosibirsk, Russia
  • Aharon Blank, Technion, Haifa, Israel
  • Murali Krishna Cherukuri, NCI, Bethesda, USA
  • Vincent Castranova, WVU, USA
  • Sergey Dikalov, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, USA
  • Sergey Dzuba, Ins. Chem. Kinetics, Novosibirsk, Russia
  • Martyna Elas, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland
  • Sandra and Gareth Eaton, Denver University, USA
  • Yves-Michel Frapart, Université Paris Descartes, France
  • Jack H. Freed, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
  • Robert Gillies, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, USA
  • Howard Halpern, University of Chicago, USA
  • Hiroshi Hirata, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
  • Kazuhiro Ichikawa, Fukuoka, Japan
  • Joseph Kao, University of Maryland, USA
  • Candice Klug, Medical College of Wisconsin, USA
  • Ronald Mason, NIEHS, USA
  • Hitoshi Ohta, Kobe University, Japan
  • Olivier Ouari, Marseille, France
  • Andrzej Rajca, University of Nebraska, USA
  • Alex Smirnov, NC State University, USA
  • Sunil Saxena, University of Pittsburgh, USA
  • Rheal A. Towner, Oklahoma State University, USA
  • Hideo Utsumi, Shizuoka, Japan
  • Anatoly F. Vanin, N.N.Semenov Institute of Chemical Physics, Russia
  • Kurt Warncke, Emory Uni, Atlanta, USA
  • Lev Weiner, Weizmann Institute, Israel