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May 2015

Art Kruithof wins poster prize at the AIMMS 2015 annual meeting!

By |May 21st, 2015|

Art Kruithof won the poster prize at the AIMMS 2015 annual meeting. According to the jury he had a very clear, high quality poster accompanied by an excellent presentation. The poster with the title The […]

Corien de Graaff will present her work at Grasmere Heterocyclic Symposium

By |May 4th, 2015|

The flagship meeting of the Heterocyclic and Synthesis Group of The Royal Society is the Lakeland Symposium, held every two years in Grasmere in the Lake District. The 22nd Grasmere meeting will take place […]

April 2015

PhD Conferral Guido Janssen

By |April 22nd, 2015|

On Tuesday April 28 Guido Janssen will defend his thesis named Stereoselective Syntheses of 2-Imidazolines. His research was a joint project between the group of Prof. Orru and Prof. Lammertsma and focused on, as the title […]

February 2015

Romano, Veronica and Corien to give talk at MCR 2015 Conference in Brasil

By |February 23rd, 2015|

Romano will be one of the key speakers at the 6th International Conference on Multicomponent Reactions and related Chemistry in Brasilia, Brasil. Veronica and Corien will also present their work at this conference. As […]

Romano appointed Head of Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences

By |February 20th, 2015|

As of januari 1st 2015, Romano Orru has been appointed Head of the Department of Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the VU University Amsterdam.

October 2014

Sanne Bouwman and Matthijs van Lint to give a talk on Chains2014

By |October 22nd, 2014|

Two of our PhD students will give a presentation about their work on Chains2014. Sanne Bouwman and Matthijs van Lint will give their talks on Tuesday November 18th at 10:55 and 15:00 respectively.
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Tjøstil Vlaar winner of the Stufkens Prijs 2014!

By |October 15th, 2014|

The 2014 Dick Stufkens Prize is awarded to Tjøstil Vlaar for his thesis “Isocyanides’ Latest Trick: Palladium-Catalyzed Imidoylative Cross-Coupling Reactions”. Tjøstil, who received his PhD cum laude earlier this year in our group, developed […]

Romano Orru member of the organizing committee of Chains2014

By |October 15th, 2014|

Organized by NWO Chemical Sciences, Chains2014 will take place on November 17th and 18th this year. Chains2014 is a chemistry conference for chemists in all fields which offers internationally renowned keynote speakers, mono- and multidisciplinary parallel […]

August 2014

Front Cover for Jeroen Rombouts on Chemistry: A European Journal

By |August 6th, 2014|

Our work made it onto the cover of Chemistry: A European Journal! In this paper, we describe the fusion of a naphthalene diimide dye (a family of well-known versatile light absorbing compounds) to a […]

June 2014

Răzvan Cioc’s publication has been highlighted in Green Chemistry’s journal blog as HOT article.

By |June 11th, 2014|

Get it while it’s HOT!
Our recent work describing the suitability of multicomponent reactions for green synthesis has been highlighted in Green Chemistry’s journal blog as HOT article. The blog includes a narrow selection of […]