Symposium 2020 ‘Exploring the Unknown’ the chemistry they didn't tell you about

Date, time and location: 20th November 2020, 9:00 – 17:30, online via Google meet and youtube livestream.

Theme: Exploring the Unknown, the chemistry they didn’t tell you about

Chair of the Day: Dr. Johannes E. M. N. Klein

The schedule for the day is as follows:

09:00 - 09:15: Walk in/Intro                                                     

09:15 - 10:15: Lecture Prof. Stefanie Dehnen                    

"Multinary Clusters: From Uncommon Structures and Bonding to Potential Use"

10:15 - 10:30: Coffee / Chat with Prof. Dehnen                      

10:30 - 11:30: Lecture Dr. Kasia Tych                

"Using optical tweezers to learn about how biological molecules function"        

11:30 - 11:45: Coffee / Chat with Dr. Tych                       

11:45 - 12:45: Lecture Prof. Gert Jan Gruter   

"The Future of Plastics. Materials from biomass and CO2"                     

12:45 - 13:00: Coffee / Chat with Prof. Gruter                      

13:00 - 13:30: Lunch                                                                

13:30 - 14:30: Lecture Prof. Stephen Liddle                             

"Adventures in Early Actinide Chemistry"

14:30 - 14:45: Coffee / Chat with Prof. Liddle                         

14:45 - 15:45: Lecture Dr. Bas Rosier                                 

"DNA nanotechnology meets chemical biology: precision assembly of biomolecules at the nanoscale"

15:45 - 16:00: Coffee / Chat with Dr. Rosier                        

16:15 - 16:30: Closing                                                                           

For more information about our speakers and their abstracts, click here!

We hope you are looking forward to this as much as we are. This should be a great opportunity for you to learn some chemistry and chemical engineering that isn’t covered in the syllabus or research in Groningen.

Programme Booklet

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