January 2018

Romano Orru receives ECHO grant for one-pot syntheses of medicines

By |January 19th, 2018|

Romano Orru receives ECHO grant for one-pot syntheses of medicines
Professor Romano Orru of the Synthetic & Bio-Organic Chemistry research group (CPS, AIMMS, Faculty of Sciences) has been awarded a ECHO grant of €260.000 by […]

First joint PhD degree Organic Chemistry VU Amsterdam and University of Antwerp

By |January 19th, 2018|

First joint PhD degree Organic Chemistry VU Amsterdam and University of Antwerp
On December 12th 2017 joint PhD student Pieter Mampuys successfully defended his thesis “Multicomponent Chemistry with Thiosulfonate and Isocyanide Building Blocks: Challenges and […]

October 2017

Barry Oppelaar runner-up at poster competition HRSMC Summer School 2017!

By |October 26th, 2017|

The second prize of the poster competition at the HRSMC Summer School 2017 went to our master student Barry Oppelaar! Barry impressed the jury during the presentation of his poster entitled “Synthesis of Polycyclic Spiroindolines by Highly Diastereoselective […]

March 2017

Eelco Ruijter Chairman of HRSMC Summer School Organic Chemistry 2017

By |March 23rd, 2017|

Every four years the Holland Research School of Molecular Chemistry (HRSMC), organizes a tutorial meeting where PhD students are informed and trained by top scientists in the ever important area of Organic Synthesis.
During this […]

Romano is lecturer at ISOS 2017 in Gargnano, Italy

By |March 21st, 2017|

Already since 1976 the International Summer School on Organic Chemistry (ISOS 2017) is held in Gargnano. It is sponsored by the Division of Organic Chemistry of the Italian Chemical Society (SCI) and organized under the […]

Romano will present our work at RICT 2017, France.

By |March 21st, 2017|

Romano will present our work in Toulouse (Midi-Pyrénées) at the 53rd edition of the International Conference on Medicinal Chemistry (RICT 2017).

The congress will be devoted to “Drug Discovery & Selection” with main topics such as:

– Immunotherapy-Oncology
– […]

Eelco Ruijter receives NWO ECHO grant!

By |March 10th, 2017|

Eelco Ruijter received an NWO ECHO grant (€ 260,000) to study reactions to efficiently make complex cyclic molecules with precise control over their stereochemistry.
Nature produces a myriad of complex polycyclic molecules with remarkable biological […]

November 2016

Jordy and Veronica present their work on Chains 2016

By |November 30th, 2016|

CHAINS, the largest scientific chemistry congress in the Netherlands and organized by NWO, will be on 6, 7 and 8 December this year. Again we will have two of our people presenting their latest […]

June 2016

Romano presents our work at BOSS XV

By |June 9th, 2016|

Romano will present our work at the 15th Belgian Organic Synthesis Symposium (BOSS) in Antwerp. The lecture titled: One-pot Cascade Syntheses using Multicomponent Reactions and Biocatalysis, will be presented on Tuesday July 12 at 14:30.
The […]

February 2016

We moved to O|2!!!

By |February 23rd, 2016|

As of today, all our compounds and equipment have been moved to the new Human & Life Sciences building O|2! We look forward to work in this brand new and modern building as it has […]