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.


Look forward to seeing you there.

Kind regards

Dr Steve Meikle

PABS Friday Seminar – Chemistry Session

This week’s school research seminar is hosted by Chemistry. We are delighted to welcome Dr Mark Sambrook from Dstl Porton Down. Mark will be giving a talk entitled “Supramolecular chemistry and Chemical Warfare Agents: From molecular recognition to functional supramolecular systems”

The seminar will be in H400/1 on friday 21st October 1-2pm.

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

Creativity Centre



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

15 Tue 1st Nov 2016 1-2 pm

Dr Sarah Barry

Mining natural product biosynthetic pathways for biocatalysts

Kings College London

16 Tue 8th Nov 2016 1-2 pm

Professor Mark Bagley


University of Sussex

17 Tue 15h Nov 2016 1-2 pm

Dr Nathan Brown


Institute of Cancer Research

18 Tue 22th Nov 2016 1-2 pm

Dr Ian Gass


University of Brighton

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