ISPM 2018


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Tuesday, May 8 


5:00 pm           Registration & Reception

7:00 pm           Robert Ros, Arizona State University (Opening Remarks)

7:10 pm           Paul Hansma, University of California Santa Barbara (Opening Lecture)
Scanning Probe Microscopy: Beginnings and Beyond




Wednesday, May 9

 8:30 am           Registration


Session I - Session Chair: Peter Hinterdorfer (Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria)

 9:00 am           Takeshi Fukuma, Kanazawa University (invited)

Recent Progress in Liquid-Environment Frequency Modulation AFM and Its Related Techniques


9:30 am           Luca Piantanida, Durham University

Directional nanoscale mapping of liquid flow at interfaces


9:45 am           Antoine Hinaut, University of Basel

Electrospray deposition of structurally complex molecules revealed by atomic force microscopy


10:00 am         Marcos Penedo, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology

Halbach effect from chiral spin textures on thin film multilayers with interfacial Dzyaloshinskii-Moriya interaction



10:15 – 10:45 am                                Coffee Break


Session II - Session Chair:  Laurene Tetard (University of Central Florida, USA)

 10:45 am         Jennifer Dionne, Stanford University (invited)

Towards all-optical chiral resolution with achiral plasmonic and dielectric nanostructures


11:15 am         Birgit Plochberger, Upper Austria University of Applied Sciences (invited)

Single-molecule-sensitive methods used for biomedical research – “Balance between temporal and spatial resolution”



 11:45 pm- 12:45 pm                           Lunch Break



 Session III -  Session Chair:  Takeshi Fukuma (Kanazawa University, Japan)

 12:45 pm         Hongbin Li,  University of British Columbia (invited)

Folding and Unfolding Mechanisms of Iron Sulfur Proteins Revealed by Single Molecule Force Spectroscopy


1:15 pm           John Elie Sader, The University of Melbourne

A virtual instrument to standardize the calibration of AFM cantilevers


1:30 pm           Damien Sluysmans, Northwestern University

Investigations into the mechanochemical properties of single artificial molecular switches


1:45 pm           Floriane Devaux, University of Liege

Single-Molecule Force Spectroscopy of helical foldamers


 2:00 pm           Yoo Jin Oh, Johannes Kepler University

Label-free determination of chemical dissociation constant using topography and recognition imaging


2:15 pm           Anny Fis, Johannes Kepler University

Investigating the Bacterial Translocon at the Single Molecule Level


2:30 pm           Bintian Zhang, Arizona State University
Observation of large conductance fluctuations in proteins



2:45 pm – 3:15 pm                              Coffee Break



Session IV - Session Chair:  Ulrich Stimming (Newcastle University, UK)

 3:15 pm           Steven Eppell, Case Western Reserve University (invited)

Comparison of Theoretical Transient Cantilever Shape Against Direct Experimental Measurement


3:45 pm           Omur E.  Dagdeviren, Yale University
Quantifying Tip-Sample Interactions in Vacuum Using Cantileverbased Sensors: An Analysis


4:00 pm           Wonho Jhe, Seoul National University

Bifurcation-enhanced ultrahigh force sensitivity of a buckled cantilever


4:15 pm           Ryan Tung, University of Nevada

Contact Resonance AFM using Cantilevered Plates


4:30 pm           Sayan Ghosal, Seagate Technology

Dynamic mode atomic force microscopy toward characterizing material properties at nano-scale




 Poster Session (5 pm – 7 pm)


P1        Omur E Dagdeviren, Yale University

Surface Structure and Electronic Properties of Epitaxial Topological Crystalline Insulator Films with Scanning Probe Microscopy


P2        JaeHoon Lee,  Andong National University

Design of modular Scanning Ion Conductance Microscopy Head


P3        Gilberto Weissmuller, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro

Nano-Mechanical Characterization of Colorimetric M13 Phage Sensor


P4        Thi Huong Nguyen, University Medicine Greifswald
Insights into Uptake Pathway of Protein Coated Magnetic Nanoparticles in Platelets


P5        Marta  Kocun, Asylum Research
Quantitative Bimodal AM-FM Imaging Mode for Measurement of Elastic Modulus


P6        Yusuke Mizutani, Niigata University
Simultaneous observation of the cell surface structure and cytoskeleton by scanning ion conductance microscopy and fluorescence


P7        David   Allison, University of Tennessee

Mechanical Characteristics of the Arabidopsis Root Apical Meristem


P8        Mitchel Doktycz, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Investigating the role of carotenoids in bacterial membrane organization


P9        Lanping Yue, University of Nebraska
Room-temperature magnetic skyrmions in thin films by MFM imaging


P10      Morgan Robinson, University of Waterloo

Contact-mode high-speed AFM of complex lipid membrane models


P11      Sivaraman Rajaganapathy, University of Minnesota

Robust Force Control for Single Molecule Force Spectroscopy


P12      Nate Kirchhofer, Asylum Research
Nanoscale surface characterization by correlated multimodal scanning probe microscopy


P13      Nataly Podolnikova, Arizona State University
Quantifying adhesion of platelets to fibrin(ogen) substrates using single cell force spectroscopy


P14      Ilaria Pulsoni ,  University of Genova

An in vitro system for the mechano-electrical characterization of excitable cells


P15      Jiawei  Liu, Arizona State University

Morphology and Surface Potential of Salmonella Typhimurium


P16      Kiarash Rhamani Eliato,  Arizona State University

Quantification of ECM Remodeling by Cancer-Stromal Interactions using AFM Nanoindentation


P17      JongOne Im, Arizona State University

Atomic Force Microscopy(AFM) as a Surface Printing Tool Used in Fabrication of a Nanomachine For Sequencing of Glycosaminoglycan     


P18     Rafiul Shibab, University of Nevada

Numerical Verification of the Hydrodynamic Reconstruction Method for Atomic Force Microscopy


P19     Nikolaus Frischauf, Upper Austria University of Applied Sciences
Atomic-force-microscopy based analysis of shockwaves used for treatment and their biological response         




Thursday, May 10

 8:30 am           Registration


Session V - Session Chair: Georg Fantner (Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland)

 9:00 am           Takayuki Uchihashi, Nagoya University (invited)

High-Speed Atomic Force Microscopy for Visualization of Dynamic Processes in Biological and Artificial Supramolecules


9:30 am           Mervin Miles, University of Bristol
Non-tapping Mode High-speed AFM and the Role of Water


9:45 am           Marta Kocun, Asylum Research
Video-Rate Atomic Force Microscopy



10:00 am – 10:45 am              Coffee Break



Session VI - Session Chair: Steven Eppell (Case Western Reserve University, USA)

 10:45 am          Laurene Tetard,  University of Central Florida (invited)

Multifrequency Atomic Force Microscopy for Nanoscale Functional Analysis


11:15 am          Jason Killgore, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Innovations in Viscoelastic Contact Resonance for Spatially and Temporally Varying Nanomechanical Measurements


11:30 am         Morgan Robinson, University of Waterloo
AFM and KPFM to study domains in model lipid membranes


11:45 pm         Malithi Fonseka, University of Arizona
Investigation of morphology and nanomechanical properties of lipid bilayers composed of fluid and polymerizable lipids for biosensor applications



 12:00 pm – 1:00pm               Lunch Break



Session VII - Session Chair: Jin He (Florida International Univesity, USA)

 1:00 pm           Georg Fanter, École polytechnique fédéral de Lausanne

Open Hardware - Academic instrument development in the age of open science


1:15 pm           Sang Heon Lee, Andong National University
Low cost platform for scanning probe microscopes


1:30 pm           Simon Yeowon Yoon, Sogang University

Polymeric atomic force microscope cantilevers fabricated via replica molding and ultraviolet curing


1:45 pm          Ivan Yermolenko, Bruker Nano Surfaces

Improving the Accuracy of Elastic Property Mapping via AFM



 2:00 pm –  10:00 pm               Excursion and Conference Dinner



Friday, May 11

 8:30 am           Registration


Session VIII - Session Chair: Takuji Takahashi, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

 9:00 am           Ulrich Stimming, Newcastle University (invited)

Li- and Na- Intercalation into Graphite studied by in-situ EC-STM


9:30 am           Yasuo Cho, Tohoku University
Scanning nonlinear dielectric microscopy in peak-force tapping mode and its application to transition metal dichalcogenides


9:45 am           Takeshi Uruma, Shizuoka University
Imaging of an n- layer of an Si fast recovery diode using Kelvin probe force microscopy


10:00 am         Takuji Takahashi, University of Tokyo

Photo-assisted Kelvin Probe Force Microscopy on Cu(In,Ga)Se2 Solar Cells under Light with Various Photon Energies


10:15 am         Gajendra Shekhawat, Northwestern University

SThM Temperature Mapping of Magnetic Nanoparticles for Technological Application


10:30 am         Armen Kocharian, California State University Los Angeles
Structural and Magnetic Properties of Copper Nanoparticles Coated with Graphite-like Carbon Shell


10:45 am         Jhinhwan Lee, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
Spin-polarized STM study toward high temperature spintronic device controlling superconductivity



11:00 am – 11:30 am                          Coffee Break


Session IX - Session Chair: Takayuki Uchihashi (Nagoya University, Japan)

 11:30 am         Peter Hinterdorfer, Johannes Kepler University (invited)

Nanopharmacological force sensing on monoamine transporters


12:00 pm         Ioannis Sgouralis, Arizona State University

Modeling and Analysis of Single Molecule Events with Bayesian Nonparametrics


12:15 pm         Peiming Zhang, Arizona State University

Development of Multi-Arm Linkage Chemistry for AFM to Study Multivalent Interactions and Perform Multiplexed Detection


12:30 pm         Arpita Roychoudhury, University of Liege

Studying the mechanical reversibility of click-chemistry linkages by AFM-based single-molecule force spectroscopy


12:45 pm         Thi Huong Nguyen, University Medicine Greifswald

The Role of Atomic Force Spectroscopy in Identifying a New Mechanism of Autoimmune Thrombocytopenia Caused by a Subset of Antibodies



1:00 pm – 2:00 pm                              Lunch Break



Session X - Session Chair:  Hongbin Li (University of British Columbia, Canada)

 2:00 pm           Jin He, Florida International University (invited)

Extracellular Potential mapping of Living Cell Membrane by Scanning Ion Conductance Microscopy


2:30 pm           Pablo David Garcia, CSIC
True determination of the elastic and viscoelastic properties of a single cell by force microscopy


2:45 pm           Marco  Lazzarino, CNR-IOM
AFM Investigation of the Mechanical Properties of Human Oocytes


3:00 pm           Patrick Frederix, Nanosurf AG

Cell mass monitoring with AFM cantilevers


3:15 pm           Pedro de Pablo, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid

Atomic Force Microscopy of viruses reveals the interplay between mechanics, structure and function



3:30 pm           Stuart Lindsay, Arizona State University (Closing Remarks)