January 2018

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 Opportunities for Green Chemistry”. The promotion took place in the framework of a Joint PhD [...]

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 Interrupted Ugi Cascade Reactions of 3-(2-Isocyanoethyl)indoles". Under the supervision of Jordy Saya he worked on a highly [...]

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 meeting (10-13 July) participants will receive high-level education in contemporary synthetic organic chemistry. The course [...]

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 direction of the Department of Chemistry of the Università di Milano every year in June in [...]

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 - Emerging & Neglected Diseases - Breakthrough in Technologies for Drug Discovery - Tackling [...]

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 activities. However, the availability of these compounds from their natural sources is often limited. In [...]

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 work. Jordy and Veronica will present their latest results on Wednesday December 8th at 19:25 and [...]

September 2016

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