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Chemistry and Biochemistry and Cell and Molecular Biology Seminar Series

Seminars take place Fridays, 12.30pm - 1.30pm in the Fogg Lecture Theatre, apart from the seminar taking place on Wednesday 18 October, which takes place in Arts One Lecture Theatre.  All welcome. 

Seminar coordinator: Dr Christopher Jones


Date Speaker Title
Fri 22 September Tomoki Ogoshi (Kanazawa University) Pillar-Shaped Macrocyclic Compounds “Pillar[n]arenes”: from Simple Molecular Receptors to Bulk Supramolecular Assemblies"
Fri 29 September Amilra De Silva (Queen's University Belfast) Fluorescent sensors and logic systems
Fri 6 October

[Seminar takes place 12.00 - 13.30]

Kate Jolliffe (University of Sydney) and Cally Haynes (University of Cambridge) Cyclic Peptides and Peptidomimetics: Synthesis and Applications in Supramolecular Chemistry
Fri 13 October Andreea Musacchio (Max Planck, Dortmund) The Drummond Lecture

Chromosome segregation: from molecules to function

Wed 18 October

(12.30 in Arts One LT)

Lutz Ackermann (University of Goettingen) Teaching non-noble metals to replace precious catalysts
Fri 20 October Ming Zheng (National Institute of Standards and Technology) Controlling Carbon Nanotubes by DNA
Fri 27 October Michele Vendruscolo (University of Cambridge) Systematic development of small molecules against Aβ aggregation
Fri 3 November Louis Morrill (Cardiff University) A tale of two projects: cyanamides and sequential organo-FLP catalysis
Fri 10 November David Glover (University of Cambridge) The Wills Lecture

Centriole Duplication: from body coordination in fruit flies to skin cell biology and cancer

Fri 17 November Cristophe Hardouin (Servier) The Process Chemistry Odyssey to manufacture an API
Fri 24 November Aurora Cabeza (University of Manchester) Polymorphism in molecular crystals: What have we learnt?
Fri 1 December Mathieu Surin (University of Mons) Exploiting induced chirality in DNA-templated supramolecular assemblies
Fri 8 December Anna Peacock (University of Birmingham) Advancing metalloprotein design - for new functions and applications
Fri 15 December

[Seminar takes place 12.00 - 13.45]

Hal Sosabowski (University of Brighton) and Bruce Gibb (Tulane University)  HS: From gases to flashes to ashes: engaging the public with science

BG: The many faces of hydrophobic pockets

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