Programme



1st International Conference
Chemical processes in Solar-type star forming regions 

13-17 September 2021
UniTO, Dept. of Chemistry
Turin, Italy

 

CONFERENCE PROGRAM

 

MONDAY 13-09-2021


11:00 ARRIVAL & REGISTRATION


13:15 Welcome


13:30 LOC Opening talk

 

INTERSTELLAR ICES

Time Speaker Title

14:00 M. McCoustra      -Experimental and Computational Laboratory Astrochemistry - A Personal View

14:30 A. Germain                -Application of the Tight Binding GFN-xTB2 Method to Model Large Interstellar Amorphous Icy Grains

14:45 L. Tinacci                   -A New Approach to Compute Accurate Binding Energy Distribution of Complex Organic Molecules at Ice Interstellar Grain Models: the Case of NH3

15:00 S. Vogt-Geisse         -A New Platform for Generating, Storing and Accessing High Quality Quantum Chemical Data of Molecular Binding Energies on Interstellar Icy Grain Surfaces

15:15 S. Ferrero                  -The Energy Dissipation Process of Hydrogenation Reactions of Atomic Nitrogen on Water Ice Surfaces

 

15:30 COFFEE BREAK

 

16:30 G. Perotti                   -Ice and gas: linking infrared and millimeter observations towards solar-type protostars

16:45 F. Kruczkiewicz        -Ammonia Snow Lines and Ammonium Salts Desorption

17:00 M. A. Corazzi            -Thermal Desorption of Astrophysical Relevant Ice Mixtures of Acetaldehyde and Acetonitrile from Olivine Dust

17:15 L. Chu                        -Observations of Interstellar Ices in Pre-Solar Environments

 

TUESDAY 14-09-2021


INTERSTEL LAR ICES

Time Speaker Title

09:00 A. Boogert          -Ices in Solar-type Star Forming Regions

09:30 F. Duvernay              -iCOM Formation from Radical Chemistry: a Mechanistic Study from Cryogenic Matrix Coupled with IR and EPR Spectroscopies

09:45 J. Enrique-Romero -Radical-Radical chemistry on amorphous icy surfaces

10:00 G. Molpeceres          -Neural-Network Assisted Study of H2 adsorption on solid CO

10:15 S. Pantaleone           -H2 and HCO· formation on interstellar grains and the fate of reaction energy


10:30 COFFEE BREAK

 

11:30 A. Dehghanfar-Witzel -Interstellar icy mantle formation in molecular clouds

11:45 M. De Simone           -Tracking Ice Mantle History in Solar-type Protostars

 

MOLECULAR COMPLEXITY

12:00 J. Cernicharo       -QUIJOTE: Q-band Ultrasensitive Inspection Journey to the Obscure TMC-1 Environment

 

12:30 LUNCH

 

14:30 C. Zhou                      -Molecular complexity in the cold ISM: Influence of the environment

14:45 I. Jimenez-Serra       -Formation, Abundance Distribution and Evolution of Complex Organic Molecules in Starless/Pre-stellar Cores

15:00 G.Sabatini                 -The first survey of ortho-H2D+ in high-mass star-forming regions

15:15 X. He                          -Destruction routes of interstellar molecules: collisions of He+ with CH3OH

 

15:30 COFFEE BREAK

 

16:30 S. Demes                  -Collisional excitation of H3O+ by H2: towards better understanding of interstellar water chemistry

16:45 V. Richardson           -Gas-Phase Reactivity of [CNH3]+ Ions of Relevance to the Ionosphere of Titan

17:00 L. Tychoniec             -Which molecule traces what? Chemical diagnostics of protostellar sources revealed with ALMA.

17:15 L. Mancini                  -Probing the Chemistry of P-Bearing Molecules in Interstellar and other Extraterrestrial Environments

17:30 E. Piacentino            -Modeling of the chemical evolution of POx and HPOx (x=2,3) on icy Grains

 

WEDNESDAY 15-09-2021


MOLECULAR FR ACTIONATION

Time Speaker Title

09:00 N. Balucani         -Gas-phase chemistry in the interstellar medium: there is still much to learn

09:30 P. Caselli            -Molecular fractionation in star- and planet-forming regions

10:00 L. Evans                    -Nitrogen Fractionation Towards the Protocluster OMC-2 FIR4

10:15 L. Colzi                       -Carbon Isotopic Fractionation in Molecular Clouds

 

10:30 COFFEE BREAK

 

11:30 A. Lopez-Sepulcre   -Protostellar shocks as factories of formamide (NH2CHO), a key prebiotic precursor

11:45 P. Nazari                    -Complex Organic Molecules from Low- To High-Mass Protostars

12:00 A. Schutzer               -Molecules in Protostellar Jets: Lessons from CepE-mm

12:15 P. R. Rivera-Ortiz     -A numerical study of CO kinematics in the CepE-mm Molecular Outflow

 

12:30 LUNCH

 

THURSDAY 16-09-2021


COMETARY ICES

Time Speaker Title

09:00 S. Tachibana       -What do pristine Solar System materials tell us about the origin and early evolution of the Solar System?

09:30 D. Bockelee-Morvan -The composition of cometary ices

10:00 E. Bianchi                  -The astrochemical link between Sun-like protostars and Solar System comets

10:15 L. Podio                     -The Chemistry of Planet-Forming Disks with ALMA-DOT: towards a comparison with comets to unveil the origin of the Solar System

 

10:30 COFFEE BREAK

 

MOLECULAR COMPLEXITY

11:30 R. Martin-Domenech -Experimental simulations of Complex Organic Molecule formation in the ISM (with a little help from theory)

12:00 R. Santalucia            -Reactivity of Gaseous HCN at Amorphous and Crystalline Mg2SiO4 Surfaces as Laboratory Models of Interstellar Dust Grains

12:15 O. El Samrout           -Role of specific silica surface sites in the promotion of peptides formation

 

12:30 LUNCH

 

14:30 B. Maté                      -Urea in Astrophysical Environments: IR Spectra and Destruction Cross Sections for Energetic Processing

14:45 M. Saitta                    -Step by Step Strecker Amino Acid Synthesis from Ab Initio Prebiotic Chemistry

15:00 M. Bouvier                 -The chemical nature of Orion protostars: Are ORANGES different from PEACHES?

15:15 A. Belloche                -Questioning the spatial origin of complex organic molecules in young protostars with the CALYPSO survey

 

15:30 COFFEE BREAK

 

16:30 L. Chahine                 -Organic Chemistry in The Proto-Solar Analogue OMC-2 FIR 4: Environment Matters

16:45 R. Le Gal                   -Impact of C/O on the chemistry of PDRs and protoplanetary disks

17:00 M. van Gelder           -Modeling accretion shocks at the disk-envelope interface: sulfur chemistry

17:15 M. Ali-Dib                   -A correlation between the chemistry and eccentricity of hot TNOs


20:00 SOCIAL DINNER

 

FRIDAY 17-09-2021


MOLECULAR COMPLEXITY

Time Speaker Title

09:30 F. Vazart                    -Gas-phase Formation of Acetaldehyde: Review and New Theoretical Computations

09:45 D. Gonzalez              -Insights On the Gas-Phase OH+CH3NH2 Reaction: Experimental Rate Coefficients at Interstellar Temperatures (21.7-177.5 K)

10:00 E. Valenca Ferreira de Aragao      -Kinetics Studies of The Cyanoacetylene and Atomic Oxygen Reaction

10:15 J. Zamponi                -A Hot Gravitationally Unstable Disk as The Origin of The Class 0 Hot Corino IRAS 16293-2422 B

 

10:30 COFFEE BREAK

 

11:30 N. Tanha                   -The effects of episodic accretion on the chemistry of the protostellar discs and envelopes

11:45 S. Mercimek              -Chemical Inventory of Class I Protostars: A Bridge Between Protostellar Cores and Protoplanetary Disks

12:00 A. Waggoner             -X-ray Flare Driven Chemical Evolution in Planet Forming Regions

12:15 C. Law                        -Chemical Substructures at 10 au Scales in Protoplanetary Disks: Results from the Molecules with ALMA at Planet-forming Scales (MAPS) Large Program

12:30 V. M. Rivilla               -Prebiotic precursors of nucleic acids, proteins, and sugars in Solarlike protostars

 

12:45 LOC Closing remarks

 

 

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