Dr. Jamal Moussa will be the first Chemforum speaker of the Autumn Edition

On September 27 the 2017 Autumn Chemforum Edition will start with a talk from Dr. Jamal Moussa from Université Pierre et Marie Curie (UPMC), in Paris, France. Dr. Moussa studied chemistry at Université Pierre et Marie Curie (UPMC), in Paris, France and obtained a PhD under the supervision of Dr. Hani Amouri at UPMC  in 2007 working on the synthesis of organometallic ligands for the preparation of luminescent transition metal complexes. He then moved to ETHZ for a two year postdoctoral stay in the group of Antonio Togni working on the use of ferrocenyl based NHC…Read more

Nuno Martins was awarded a best poster prize in ISy SY Cat 2017

Nuno Martins, a CQE PhD student, was awarded a poster prize in the International Symposium on Synthesis and Catalysis 2017 (ISySyCat2017), which was held in September 5-8 2017,  in Évora (http://isysycat2017.eventos.chemistry.pt/). Six participants were awarded from a total of  168 poster communications. Nuno's poster was from the Catalysis category and was entitled "First-row-transition-metal EDTA functionalized magnetic nanocatalysts for oxidative mild reactions".  Read more

Dr. Janarthanan Jayawickramarajah will be the next Chemforum speaker

Dr. Janarthanan Jayawickramarajah, an associate Professor from the Department of Chemistry and the Tulane Cancer Center & Tulane Vector Borne Infectious Diseases Research Center, from Tulane University will be the next Chemforum speaker, which will be held Friday, the 7th of July in Anfiteatro Abreu Faro.Read more

Members of CQE recently distinguished with prizes

Prof. Luísa M. Martins has been awarded the  Scientific Excellence Prize IPL-CGD for the Areas of Technology and Engineering (see the picture taken at the awarding ceremony, held at IPL on June 5th, 2017, with the awardee, the President of IPL and the representative of CGD) and Dr. Elisabete Alegria was then awarded a “Diploma de Mérito”. This Prize was awarded for the first time by the Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa (IPL), with sponsorship from the Caixa Geral de Depósitos (CGD), to recognize the scientific productivity and impact of its members along the last three years.Read more

Dr. Gang Zheng will be the next Chemforum speaker

Dr. Gang Zheng from the University of Toronto will be the next Chemforum speaker. Dr. Gang Zheng is a Professor of Medical Biophysics, Biomedical Engineering and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Toronto, a Senior Scientist and the Joey and Toby Tanenbaum/Brazilian Ball Chair in Prostate Cancer Research at the Princess Margaret Cancer Center. He received his PhD in 1999 from SUNY Buffalo in Medicinal Chemistry. Following postdoctoral training in photodynamic therapy at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute, he joined the University of Pennsylvania in 2001 as an Assistant Professor of Radiology. Since moving…Read more