Speakers &
9th International Symposium On Photochromism
Paris, September 23rd-27th, 2019

Opening Keynote Lecture


Pr. Chiara Bertarelli
Politecnico di Milano, Italy

Rule material properties through photochromism: towards optical elements and concept devices


Pr. Masahiro Irie
Rikkyo University, Japan

Diarylethene molecular photoswitches: recent progress and future prospects


Pr. He Tian
East China University of Science and Technology (ECUST Shanghai), China

Photoswitching along with dynamic molecular assembling


Pr. Ehud Isacoff
University of California Berkeley, USA

To be confirmed


Invited Speakers


Pr. Tsuyoshi Asahi
Ehime University, Japan

Photochromism of dialyethene nanoparticles under cw-light and nanosecond pulse laser excitation


Dr. David Bléger
Evonik Creavis GmbH, Germany

Visible-light-activated polymer networks


Dr. Martial Boggio-Pasqua
Paul Sabatier University, France

Towards rationalization and design of improved dihydropyrene photochromism: interplay between theory and experiment


Pr. Olga Fedorova
Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia

A multi-state molecular switch based on hetarylphenylethene derivatives


Pr. Cristina Flors
IMDEA Nanoscience Madrid, Spain

Switchable and selective photodynamic damage of amyloid aggregates: a nanoscale view


Pr. Silvia Giordani
Dublin City University, Ireland

Switchable carbon nanomaterials


Pr. Gerrit Groenhof
University of Jyväskylä, Finland

Multi-scale molecular dynamics simulations of photo-active materials


Dr. Thomas Grutter
Strasbourg University, France

Optical control of ATP-gated P2X receptors


Pr. Hiroshi Miyasaka
Osaka University, Japan

Photosynergetic responses of cycloreversion reaction in 6 π electron systems


Dr. Takuya Nakashima
Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST), Japan

Photochromic oligo(heteroarylene)s


Dr. Pierre Paoletti
École Normale Supérieure Paris, France

Illuminating glutamate receptor structure and function using optogenetic pharmacology


Pr. Guy Royal
Grenoble Alpes University, France

Responsive molecular materials and O2 activation using the dimethyldihydropyrene photochromic unit


Pr. Karola Rück-Braun
Technische Universität Berlin, Germany

Light-controlled interactions of BODIPY-DAE conjugates in solution and linked to the surface of titanium dioxide


Dr. Wiktor Szymanski
University of Groningen, The Netherlands

Photopharmacology and imaging: towards a theranostic approach


Pr. Yanlei Yu
Fudan University, China

Photodeformable liquid crystal polymers and bioinspired soft actuators



International Advisory Board

Sergey Aldoshin (Russian Academy of Science)
Olga Fedorova (A. N. Nesmeyanov Institute of Organoelement compounds)
Stefan Hecht (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)
Denis Jacquemin (University of Nantes)
Tsuyoshi Kawai (Nara Institute of Science and Technology)
Anil KUMAR (PPG Indistries)
Keitaro NAKATANI (ENS Paris-Saclay)
Fausto Ortica (University of Perugia/INFN Perugia)
Jean-Luc Pozzo (Université Bordeaux)
He Tian (ECUST)
Kingo Uchida (Ryukoku University)
Yasushi Yokoyama (Yokohama National University)

National Scientific Committee

Nicolas Bogliotti (ENS Paris-Saclay, CNRS, Université Paris-Saclay)
Pierre-Jean Corringer (Institut Pasteur)
Christophe Coudret (Université Paul Sabatier)
Eléna Ishow (Université de Nantes)
Guillaume Laurent (ENS Paris-Saclay)
Stéphane Maisonneuve (ENS Paris-Saclay)
François Maurel (Université Paris Diderot)
Rémi Metivier (ENS Paris-Saclay)
Keitaro NAKATANI (ENS Paris-Saclay)
Stéphane Rigaut (Université de Rennes 1)
Michel Sliwa (Université de Lille)
Joanne Xie (ENS Paris-Saclay)
Pei Yu (Université Paris-Sud)

Local committee

Nicolas Bogliotti (ENS Paris-Saclay, CNRS, Université Paris-Saclay)
Pierre-Jean Corringer (Institut Pasteur)
Guillaume Laurent (ENS Paris-Saclay)
Stéphane Maisonneuve (ENS Paris-Saclay)
Rémi Metivier (ENS Paris-Saclay)
Keitaro NAKATANI (ENS Paris-Saclay)
Joanne Xie (ENS Paris-Saclay)


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