Indo-Japan Joint Workshop
"Frontiers of Molecular Science Developed by Advanced Spectroscopy"

Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Kolkata,
3-4 December, 2004

Technical Programmes

December 03, 2004

Session I   Chair: D. Mukherjee
09:30  Inauguration
09:40 T. Kitagawa, Okazaki  Resonance Raman Investigation on Gas Sensory Proteins
10:10 B. Bagchi,  Bangalore Chemical Dynamics in Complex Systems
10:40 N. Sathyamurthy, Kanpur Atoms and Molecules in Confined Environments

Session II   Chair: I. Ohmine
11:30 J.-Y. Hasegawa, Kyoto Theoretical Bio-molecular Spectroscopy Studied by SAC-CI Method
12:00 A. Chattopadhyay, Hyderabad Wavelength Selective Fluorescence
12:30 R. Varadarajan, Bangalore Accurate Detection of Cavities in Protein Structures

Session III   Chair: N. Sathyamurthy
01:40 I. Ohmine, Nagoya Water Dynamics: 2-D Raman and Beyond?
02:10 A. Chandra, Kanpur Molecular Organization of Liquid-Vapor interfaces

Session IV   Chair: T. Kitagawa
03:00 M. Matsushita, Tokyo Spectroscopy on Individual Light-Harvesting Complexes of Photosynthetic Bacteria 
03:30 G. Krishnamoorthy, Mumbai Dynamics of Biomolecular Complexes
04:00 S. K. Ghosh, Mumbai Role of Density in the Investigation of Structure and Dynamics of Complex Fluids

December 04, 2004

Session V   Chair: S. Roy
09:30 K. Tominaga, Kobe Vibrational Fluctuation of Ions in Hydrogen-Bonding Solvents
10:00 K. Bhattacharyya, Kolkata Dynamics of Water in Biological Systems
10:30 B. L. Tembe, Mumbai Ion-pair Dissociation Dynamics in Water-DMSO Mixtures

Session VI   Chair: K. Fuke
11:30 Y. Tanimura, Kyoto Third- and Fifth-order Multi-dimensional Infrared Spectroscopy of Proton Transfer System
12:00 S. Bandyopadhyay, Kharagpur Correlation between Dynamics of Amino Acid Residues and Water Molecules

Session VII   Chair: M. Chowdhury
01:10 K. Watanabe, Okazaki Femtosecond Vibrational Dynamics of Alkali Adsorbates on Metal Surfaces
01:40 D. K. Palit, Mumbai Ultrafast Dynamics of Intermolecular Electron Transfer and Hydrogen-Bond
02:10 C. Mukhopadhyay, Kolkata Molecular Dynamic Simulations of Thermal Denaturation of Ubiquitin

Session VIII   Chair: K. Tominaga
03:00 K. Fuke, Kobe Spectroscopy and Dynamics of Hypervalent Radicals in Clusters; Why NH4 is so anomalous?
03:30 V. Subramanian, Chennai DNA and DNA-Ligand Interactions: Molecular Modeling and Simulations
04:00 Concluding session

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