Programme

Symposium 2021 ‘Chemistry of Success’ In and Out of Control

Date, time and location: 19th November 2021, 9:30 – 16:30, 'Het Paleis' (Boterdiep 111, 9718 RL Groningen).

Theme: Chemistry of Success, In and Out of Control

Chair of the Day: Prof. dr. Marthe T.C. Walvoort

The schedule for the day is as follows:

09:00 - 09:30: Walk in                                                   

09:30 - 9:45: Introduction by Marthe Walvoort and the committee

9:45 - 10:45 Lecture Prof. Wiktor Szymanski                    

Success and failure in biocatalysis, photopharmacology, medical imaging and Shakespeare’s Hamlet

10:45 - 11:05: Coffee / Chat with Prof. Szymanski                      

11:05 - 12:05: Lecture dr. Jörg Stierstorfer    

​Development of new Energetic Materials: In and Out of Control

12:05 - 13:00: Lunch / Chat with dr. Stierstorfer                      

13:00 - 14:00: Lecture Prof. Anat Milo                 

The key role outliers play in unlocking catalytic reaction mechanisms in scientific discovery

14:00 - 14:20: Cofee / Chat with Prof. Milo

14:20 - 15:20: Lecture dr. Ben Schumann

Chemical Precision Tools: fun to use and sheer necessity in glycobiology                                                          

15:20 - 15:40: Coffee / Chat with dr. Schumann                             

15:40 - 16:40: Lecture prof. Evgeny Pidko

Pushing the limits of homogeneous carbonyl reduction catalysis through understanding failures and mediocre performances                        

16:40 - 18:30: Drinks                                                                        

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.