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The University of Southampton

MChem Symposium Event

09:00 - 17:00
2 - 3 June 2014
Room 2001, Building 27 Chemistry University of Southampton Southampton SO17 1BJ

For more information regarding this event, please email Eugen Stulz at .

Event details

A range of subjects will be covered by our MChem students.

Monday 2md June

9.00 Introduction to MChem Symposium

9.05 Michael Layland A Study into the Physical and Electrochemical Properties of the Ionic Liquid BMPTFSI

9.25 Eleonore Mason DMP-543, 17 Disappearing Polymorphs

9.45 Lauren Sargisson The conjugation of proteins onto DNA origami surfaces

10.05 Matthew Fitt Detection of steryl glucosides using supercritical fluid chromatography - mass spectrometry for applications within the biodiesel industry

10.25 Coffee/tea break

11.00 Dawid Czech Thio-Squaramides and their pH - dependent transmembrane chloride transport

11.20 Priscilla Quainoo A Computational Study of the Interaction between an Antimicrobial Peptide Melittin, with the Biological Membrane

11.40 Felix Wilson A comparison of the synthesis and adsorption of molybdenum nitride onto silicon-based catalyst supports

12.00 Lunch

13.25 Afternoon Session

13.30 Sean Hines Synthesis of open-cage C60

13.50 Daniel O’Reilly The synthesis of PNA monomers towards the synthesis of PNA-DNA chimeras

14.10 Jack Brewer A Sol-gel Method for the Synthesis of Solid and Porous Bi2Ti2O7 Thin Films

14.30 Emma Trimbee A computational investigation into the reaction mechanism of the organocatalytic synthesis of spiro compounds via a cascade Michael-Michael-aldol reaction

14.50 Coffee/tea break

15.20 Alice Haddleton Fabrication of Well Defined Copper Nanowires Using an Anodized Aluminium Oxide Template

15.40 Emma Barley Oxygen Evolution Electrocatalysts for Water Electrolysis: End of project overview

16.00 Ian Shepherd

16.20 Michael Moazami Carbohydrate Cores and Dendrimers for Enhanced Delivery of Oligonucleotides

Tuesday 3rd June

9.05 Sida Mao The properties and encapsulation applications of polyelectrolyte multilayered Microfluidic Gel Shell Beads (GSBs)

9.25 James Burrell The effects of polyunsaturated aldehydes on phospholipid membranes

9.45 Charlie Saunders Studies of Bacterial Polyphosphatases as Antibacterial Targets

10.05 William Grantham The synthesis and characterisation of: lead nitrate phosphines and lead dimines with weakly coordinating anions

10.25 Coffee/tea break

11.00 Luke Davis Investigating protein-protein interactions of targets relevant to cancer progression

11.20 Maria-Eleni Kyriazi Imaging of DNA origami using Atomic Force Microscopy

11.40 Louise Sanders Investigation into the Photohysical Properties of 4-Substituted 1,8-naphthalimide Derivatives and their Potential Applications as DNA binding agents

12.00 Hannah Martin Ruthenium Modified NiCo2O4 Spinel as an Oxygen Reduction Catalyst

12.20 Lunch

13.25 Afternoon Session

13.30 Michelle Huggon Synthesis and Properties of Thio-, Seleno- and Telluroether Complexes of Ta(III) and Ta(V)

13.50 Jack Pryce

14.10 Claire Couves Electrocatalytic oxygen evolution of thin film perovskites

14.30 Declan Walmsley The Synthesis of a Double Complexing Ligand to Exhibit Single Molecule Magnet Behaviour

14.50 Coffee/tea break

15.20 Kane Hands Synthesis of Luminacins: Aromatic fragments

15.40 Harry Bentley Air Pollution in the University of Southampton Chemistry Department

16.00 Daniel Sims Hollow Macroporous MOF Capsules for the Encapsulation of Biomolecules

16.20 Abhiram Nandhakumar Synthesis of Magnetic Molecules based upon Nitronyl-Nitroxide Ligands

16.40 Closing remarks / Wine reception

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