The conference will be organized to cover diverse topics divided in 7 categories:

1 • Advances in Analytical Instrumentation
2 • Computations and Theory
3 • Chemistry
4 • Biology and Enzymology
5 • Isotopologues
6 • Earth/Planetary Sciences, Biogeochemistry and Ecology
7 • Environmental, Water Chemistry and Microbiology

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Final program

Invited Speakers

Advances in Analytical Instrumentation
Simultaneous Detection by Isotope Ratio and Quadrupole Mass Spectrometry Coupled to Multidimensional Gas Chromatography for the Analysis of Complex Samples
Danilo Sciarrone • University of Messina, Italy

Methodical advances in multi-element compound-specific stable isotope analysis using Elemental Analyzer- and Gas Chromatography-techniques
Matthias Gehre • Helmholtz Center for Environmental Research, Germany

Isotope ratio mass spectrometry in sports drug testing
Thomas Piper • German Sport University Cologne, Germany

Isotope Effects in Chemistry
Kinetic Isotope Effects in Organocatalysis and Transition-Metal Catalysis
Mathew VetticattBinghamton University, USA

Computations and Theory
Hessian-based QM and QM/MM Calculations of Isotope Effects
Ian Williams • University of Bath, UK

What Are the Signatures of Tunnelling in Enzyme-Catalysed Reactions?
Sam Hay • University of Manchester, UK

Isotope Effects in Biology and Enzymology
Temperature Dependent Kinetic Isotope Effects Resolve the Origins of Proficient Enzymatic C-H Activation
Adam Offenbacher • East Carolina University, USA

The Use of Stable Isotopes in Ultafast Spectroscopy of Enzymes and Photoreceptors
Samantha Hardman • University of Manchester, UK

Heavy, Artificial, and Natural Enzymes and What They Both Teach Us About Enzyme Design
Steven D. Schwartz • University of Arizona, USA

Environmental and Water Chemistry / Microbiology
Effect of Metabolic Constraints on the Observable Isotope Fractionation during Aerobic Biodegradation of Hexachlorocyclohexanes
Thomas B. Hofstetter • Eawag/ETHZ, Switzerland

Applying stable isotope analysis on increasing scales –microcosm, field, and multi-field-sites studies
Anat Bernstein • Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel

Measurements of Doubly Substituted Methane Isotopologues (13CH3D and 12CH2D2) using Mid-Infrared Spectroscopy
Shuhei Ono • MIT, USA  

2H, 13C and 15N isotopomers titration and profiling: the use of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance spectrometry (NMR) for Position-Specific Isotope Analysis (PSIA)
Gerald Remaud • University of Nantes, France

Earth/Planetary Sciences, Biogeochemistry and Ecology
Tracking life’s fingerprints with molecules and isotopes
Katherine Freeman • Pennsylvania State University, USA

Linking Phosphate Oxygen Isotope Effects to Phosphorus Cycling, from Molecular to Ecosystem Scales
Deb Jaisi • University of Delaware, USA

Mercury stable isotopes as an eye-opener on the role of vegetation in global mercury cycling
Martin Jiskra • University of Basel, CH