The Gordon Research Seminar on Scientific Methods in Cultural Heritage Research is a unique forum for graduate students, post-docs, and other scientists with comparable levels of experience and education to present and exchange new data and cutting edge ideas.
The focus of this meeting is to explore innovative analytical methods and materials relevant to cultural heritage research. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to: non-destructive spectroscopy and imaging, non-traditional conservation materials and methodologies, and pertinent surface and materials science research.
This GRS was held in conjunction with the "Scientific Methods in Cultural Heritage Research" Gordon Research Conference (GRC)
. Refer to the associated GRC program page
for more information.
|1:00 pm - 5:00 pm||Arrival and Check-in|
|3:30 pm - 3:45 pm||Introductory Comments by GRC Site Staff / Welcome by the GRS Conference Chair|
|3:45 pm - 4:30 pm||Trends and Future Directions in Cultural Heritage Research|
|Discussion Leader: Jaap Boon (Jaap Enterprises, Amsterdam)|
|3:45 pm - 4:15 pm||Marco Leona (Metropolitan Museum of Art)
"The Laboratory of the Future: A New Model for Scientific Research on Cultural Heritage"
|4:15 pm - 4:30 pm||Discussion|
|4:30 pm - 6:00 pm||Poster Session I|
|7:30 pm - 9:30 pm||Innovations in Analytical Methods, Preventive Conservation and Treatment of Works of Art |
|Discussion Leaders: Lauren Sturdy (Northwestern University)|
|7:30 pm - 7:50 pm||Clara Granzotto (Université de Lille - MSAP)
"Plant Gums in Artworks: Highlight of Their Complex Nature by Adapted Strategies from Metabolomics"
|7:50 pm - 8:00 pm||Discussion|
|8:00 pm - 8:20 pm||Zachary Voras (University of Delaware)
"A New Approach Towards Egg-Oil Binding Media Using Time-of-Flight Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry"
|8:20 pm - 8:30 pm||Discussion|
|8:30 pm - 8:50 pm||Josep Grau-Bove (University College London)
"Using Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) to Understand and Mitigate Particulate Matter Deposition in Heritage Surfaces"
|8:50 pm - 9:00 pm||Discussion|
|9:00 pm - 9:20 pm||Patricia Sanmartin (Harvard University)
"Growing Microorganisms that Clean Graffiti: Preliminary Results of a Bioremediation Project in Cultural Heritage"
|9:20 pm - 9:30 pm||Discussion|
|7:30 am - 8:30 am||Breakfast|
|9:00 am - 11:00 am||Advances in Spectroscopy for Cultural Heritage Research|
|Discussion Leader: Jaclyn Catalano (Metropolitan Museum of Art)|
|9:00 am - 9:20 am||Alessa Gambardella (Getty Conservation Institute)
"Sulfur X-Ray Absorption Spectroscopy in Lapis Lazuli: Implications for Provenance"
|9:20 am - 9:30 am||Discussion|
|9:30 am - 9:50 am||Federica Pozzi (The Art Institute of Chicago)
"Resolving Binary Mixtures of Dyes with Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (SERS): Evaluation of Detection Limits"
|9:50 am - 10:00 am||Discussion|
|10:00 am - 10:20 am||Tana Villafana (Duke University)
"Ultrafast Microscopy in Cultural Heritage Research"
|10:20 am - 10:30 am||Discussion|
|10:30 am - 10:50 am||Sara Bellei (CNR - Institute for Photonics)
"Multi-Analytical Study of Historical Semiconductor Pigments for the Detection of Impurities and Trace Metal Ions"
|10:50 am - 11:00 am||Discussion|
|11:00 am - 12:30 pm||Poster Session II|
|Coffee will be served in the poster area from 11:00 am - 11:30 am|
|1:30 pm - 2:30 pm||Bringing Your Science to the Next Level: Advice for Establishing Collaborations and Successful Grant Writing (Mentorship Panel)
|Discussion Leader: Zeev Rosenzweig (National Science Foundation)|
- Eric Breitung (Library of Congress)
- Jennifer Mass (Winterthur Museum)
- Catherine Patterson (Getty Conservation Institute)
|2:30 pm - 3:00 pm||Evaluation Period|
|Fill in GRS Evaluation Forms|
|3:00 pm||Seminar Concludes|