Chemistry Journal Club – This Friday 1-2 pm (H400/1)

Dear all,

The semester two Chemistry Journal Club kicks off with a presentation from PhD student Blaise Geoghegan entitled “Spin crossover and switchable behaviour in iron(II)-based surfactants”.

The Chemistry Journal Club will be meeting on Friday at 1-2pm in Huxley Building H400/1.

Hope you can join us. Everybody is welcome to attend.

Kind regards,

Dr Steve Meikle

Chemistry Journal Club 13th December 1-2pm H400/1

Dear all,

The Chemistry Journal Club will be holding its last meeting of 2016 next Tuesday, where one our MRes students Viktoriia Prus will be giving a presentation entitled “Frontiers in Glass Science: New Demands, Old Glasses”

Please come along to join us on the 13th at 1-2pm in H400/1, all welcome.

Look forward to seeing you there.

Kind regards,

Dr Steve Meikle

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Chemistry Journal Club 29th November 1-2 pm H400/1

Dear all,

The Chemistry Journal Club will be meeting on the 29th November, where Dr Ian Gass (Senior Lecturer in Inorganic Chemistry) will give a presentation entitled Functional Magnetic Materials: A Radical Approach”.

We will be meeting at 1-2 pm in H400/1 everybody is welcome to attend.

Look forward to seeing you there.

Kind regards,

Dr Steve Meikle

 

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Chemistry Journal Club 22nd November 1-2pm H400/1

Dear All,

The Chemistry Journal Club will be meeting tomorrow where I will present a seminar entitled “Hyperbranched Polymers – Still Branching Out

We will be meeting at 1-2 pm in Huxley Building H400/1. All welcome.

Look forward to seeing you there.

Kind regards,

Dr Steve Meikle

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Chemistry Journal Club 15th November 1-2pm H400/1

Dear all,

The Chemistry Journal Club will be meeting next week on Tuesday 15th November 1-2 pm, where Dr Nathan Brown (The Institute of Cancer Research, London) will deliver a seminar on his research entitled In Silico Medicinal Chemistry: Computational Methods to Support Drug Design”.

We will be meeting in Huxley H400/1.

Look forward to seeing you there.

Kind regards,

Dr Steve Meikle

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Chemistry Journal Club 8th November H400/1 1-2pm

Dear all,

This weeks Chemistry Journal Club will be on Tuesday 8th November where we have Professor Mark C Bagley (University of Sussex) discussing his research in a presentation entitled “Making Heterocyclic Drugs: New Technology, New Solutions, Old Problems

We will be meeting in H400/1 from 1-2 pm. All Welcome.

Kind regards,

Dr Steve Meikle

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Chemistry Journal Club 25th October 1-2pm Huxley H400/1

Dear all,

The next Chemistry Journal Club will be tomorrow where we will have Dr Seung S  Lee Lecturer in Chemical Biology from the University of Southampton discussing his work on treatment of drug resistant bacteria in a presentation entitled “Chemistry against MRSA“.

We will be meeting at 1-2pm tomorrow in Huxley Building H400/1.

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Look forward to seeing you there.

Kind regards

Dr Steve Meikle

Chemistry Journal Club – Tomorrow 18th October 1-2pm H400/1

Dear all,

The second session of the Chemistry Journal Club will be held in the Huxley Building (H400/1) tomorrow as 1-2pm. This week Dr Ian Gass, Senior Lecturer in Inorganic Chemistry, will be discussing the following paper:-

Ambient-Temperature Spin-State Switching Achieved by Protonation of the Amino Group in [Fe(H2Bpz2)2(bipy-NH2)]

Yang-HuiLuoMasayuki NiheiGao-Ju WenBai-Wang Sun, and Hiroki Oshio

Inorg. Chem., 2016, 55 (16), pp 8147–8152

DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.6b01193

Hope to see you there.

Kind regards,

Dr Steve Meikle

Chemistry Journal Club – Starts Tomorrow

Dear all,

Welcome to the start of the new academic year and also to the next series of the Chemistry Journal Club.

Each week we will have researchers presenting their work with plenty of time for discussion. A list of semester 1 speakers can be found below. The list will be updated as more speakers are confirmed.

We will be meeting tomorrow at 1 pm in the Creativity Centre (E30 Leonardo room), which can be reached by following the 2nd floor of the Cockcroft Building heading towards the Huxley Building, up the stairs to the right of the gents toilets, with E30 on the right hand side.

I will be giving a presentation on the  Applications of differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) in chemistry and biology

If you would like to know what DSC is and how it could be applied to your research please come along.

Hope to you see there.

Kind regards,

Dr Steve Meikle

 

Week No. Day and Date of session Time Topic Room
12 Tue 11th Oct 2016 1-2 pm

Dr Steve Meikle

Applications of differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) in chemistry and biology

University of Brighton

https://about.brighton.ac.uk/staff/details.php?uid=sm7

Creativity Centre

E30

Leonard

13 Tue 18nd Oct 2016 1-2 pm tbc H400/1
14 Tue 25th Oct 2016 1-2 pm

Dr Seung S Lee

Chemistry against MRSA

University of Southampton

http://www.southampton.ac.uk/chemistry/about/staff/ssl1e12.page

H400/1
15 Tue 1st Nov 2016 1-2 pm

Dr Sarah Barry

Mining natural product biosynthetic pathways for biocatalysts

Kings College London

https://kclpure.kcl.ac.uk/portal/en/persons/sarah-m-barry(a77592a9-2ed0-4c3f-a281-6bab84d69b3e)/biography.html

H400/1
16 Tue 8th Nov 2016 1-2 pm

Professor Mark Bagley

“tbc”

University of Sussex

http://www.sussex.ac.uk/lifesci/bagleylab/

H400/1
17 Tue 15h Nov 2016 1-2 pm

Dr Nathan Brown

“tbc”

Institute of Cancer Research

http://www.icr.ac.uk/our-research/researchers-and-teams/dr-nathan-brown

H400/1
18 Tue 22th Nov 2016 1-2 pm

Dr Ian Gass

“tbc”

University of Brighton

http://blogs.brighton.ac.uk/iag13/

H400/1
19 Tue 29th Nov 2016 1-2 pm tbc H400/1
20 Tue 6th Dec 2016 1-2 pm MRes Student Presentation H400/1
21 Tue 13th Dec 2016 1-2 pm MRes Student Presentation H400/1