Department of Chemistry

5th International Conference on Molecular Sensors and Molecular Logic Gates (MSMLG 2016)

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Oral and poster presentation

The 5th International Conference on Molecular Sensors and Molecular Logic Gates (MSMLG 2016) will be held at the University of Bath in July 2016.

The conference will start at noon on Sunday 24 July and the Conference will end at noon on Thursday 28 July.

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Award Lecture

Eric Anslyn, University of Texas at Austin

Conceptual Lecture - Sponsored by Chem from Cell Press

J Fraser Stoddart, Northwestern University

Nature Chemistry Lecture

A. P. De Silva, Queen's University Belfast

Chemical Science Lecture

He Tian, East China University of Science and Technology

Chemical Communications Lecture

Jonathan Sessler, University of Texas at Austin

ACS Sensors Lecture

Xuhong Qian, East China University of Science and Technology

ChemPlusChem Lecture

Jong Seung Kim, Korea University

RSC Advances Lecture

Engin Akkaya, Bilkent University

Plenary Flash - sponsored by ACS Central Science

Chris Chang, University of California, Berkeley
Young-Tae Chang, National University of Singapore
Phil Gale, University of Southampton
Bruce Gibb, Tulane University
Kate Jolliffe, University of Sydney
Ben Zhong Tang, The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology

Invited Lectures

Kyo Han Ahn, Postech
Joakim Andréasson, Chalmers University of Technology
Pavel Anzenbacher, Bowling Green State University
Gonen Ashkenasy, Ben Gurion University
Mihai Barboiu, Institut Européen des Membranes
Alberto Credi, University of Bologna
Chris Frost, University of Bath
Hiroyuki Furuta, Kyushu University
Nicolas Giuseppone, Université de Strasbourg
Tim Glass, University of Missouri-Columbia
Thorri Gunnlaugsson, Trinity College Dublin
Itaru Hamachi, Kyoto University
Takashi Hayashita, Sophia University
Gunther Hennrich, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
Jong-In Hong, Seoul National University
Feihe Huang, Zhejiang University
Yun-Bao Jiang, Xiamen University
Kazuya Kikuchi, Osaka University
Hae-Jo Kim, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies
Manoj Kumar, Guru Nanak Dev University
Minghua Liu, Institute of Chemistry, CAS
David C. Magri, University of Malta
David Margulies, Weizmann Institute of Science
Werner Nau, Jacobs University
Jonathan Nitschke, Cambridge University
Xiaojun Peng, Dalian University of Technology
Scott Phillips, Pennsylvania State University
Uwe Pischel, University of Huelva
Oren Scherman, University of Cambridge
Alex Schiller, Friedrich Schiller University Jena
Carsten Schmuck, University of Duisbrug-Essen
Doron Shabat, Tel-Aviv University
Bakthan Singaram, University of California Santa Cruz
David Smith, York University
Jon Steed, Durham University

Weihong Tan, University of Florida and Hunan University
Boosayarat Tomapatanaget, Chulalongkorn University
Tomas Torres, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid
Miko van der Boom, Weizmann Institute of Science
Binghe Wang, Georgia State University
Shu Wang, Institute of Chemistry, CAS
Mike Watkinson, Queen Mary University of London
Shuizhu Wu, South China University of Technology
Juyoung Yoon, Ewha Womans University
Deqing Zhang, Institute of Chemistry, CAS
Weihong Zhu, East China University of Science and Technology

Oral and poster presentation

Please register for the conference (below) before submitting an abstract. Once registered please email the abstract for your poster or oral presentation to using the template below. 

Download the abstract template (Word)

Important: Please include your booking reference number in the subject of the email.


Please click here to register for MSMLG 2016

Registration includes the lectures for five days, all coffee breaks, lunches for 25, 26, 27 and 28 July and the welcome dinner on 24 July.

Academic Standard - £450
Non-Academic Standard - £650
Post-doctoral Fellow Standard - £350
Student Standard - £300
University of Bath Staff or Student - £100
Accompanying Person - £150

The Social Dinner (Curry) on Wednesday 27 July is an additional cost of £25. 

Companies wishing to attend should contact in order to discuss the cost of a table on which to exhibit during the meeting.

Registration will close on Monday 18 July 2016.


On-campus accommodation for five nights from 23 July or four nights from 24 July can be booked during the online registration process.

Five nights accommodation: Arriving 23 July and checking out 28 July, ensuite accommodation in Woodland Court (Cost: £300) or The Quads (Cost: £200).

Four nights accommodation: Arriving 24 July and checking out on 28 July, ensuite accommodation in Woodland Court (Cost: £240) or The Quads (Cost: £160).

If you want to organise your own accommodation then the website may help.


Chancellors' building, University of Bath


Chem by Cell Press

ACS Central Science
BMG Labtech
Chem from Cell Press
Chemistry Central Journal
Nature Chemistry
Royal Society of Chemistry
Taylor & Francis Group
Thermo Fisher Scienctific
University of Bath 50th Anniversary Fund

Local organising committee

Tony James and Dan Pantos