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The University of Southampton

MChem Symposium Seminar

24 January 2014
Room 2001, Building 27 Chemistry University of Southampton Highfield SO17 1BJ

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

Event details

Following their recent placements, this years MChem students give their presentations about their placements.

9.00 Introduction to MChem Symposium (Assessors: Ramon Rios-Torres, Iris Nandhakumar, Nuria Garcia-Araez)

9.05 Harry Atkinson Merck Chemicals Ltd The Development of a Coatable Polariser for use in Banknote Security Applications

9.25 Harriet Clarke Curtin University Photophysical Investigation of Amino Conjugated Re(I) Tetrazolato Complexes

9.45 Hamid Khan University of Southampton Investigating Crystal Nucleation using Laser Microscopy

10.05 Youssef Bakar Nanyang Technological University(Division of CBC) An Approach to the Synthesis of a Chiral Sulfone via Decarboxylative Allylic Substitution

10.25 Toby Moth James Cook University Synthesis and Characterisation of Rare Earth Carboxylates as Green Corrosion Inhibitors

10.45 Coffee/tea break

11.05 Charlotte Bath KalVista Pharmaceuticals Ltd Plasma Kallikrein Inhibitors for the Treatment of Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)

11.25 Robert Laverick Akzo Nobel Chemicals BV Synthesis of a titanium containing half-metallocene

11.45 Robert Howell Nanyang Technological University (Division of CBC) Design of a Supported Nanocatalyst Comprised of Gold Nanowires for Use in a Continuous Flow Reactor

12.05 Thomas Fleming TUM Technische Universität München Reversible Inhibitors of the Proteasome

12.25 Andrew Leach National Physical Laboratory Investigation of Ag/AgCl, Ag/AgBr and Ag/Agl Electrodes to Underpin Measurements of Ocean Salinity

12.45 Lunch

13.55 Afternoon Session (Assessors: Jonathan Kitchen, David Harrowven, Jeremy Frey)

14.00 Daniel Kohn Merck Chemicals Ltd Quantitative Analysis of Dark State Transmittance - Measuring Depolarisation

14.20 Liisa Niitsoo James Cook University Development of a new point-of-care diagnostic for melioidosis

14.40 Samantha Hawken Curtin University Contrasting Glycerol Dialkyl Glycerol Tetraether (GDGT) Distributions of Cave Sediments from Two Caves in NSW, Australia

15.00 David Parker Nanyang Technological University (Division of CBC) A route to prepare spirocyclic compounds via Au(I)-catalysis

15.20 Gary Wall Medical Research Council Technology Diabetes disease state of Afmid Knockout mouse model

15.40 Coffee/tea break

16.00 Sivan van Aswegen National Physical Laboratory Determination of Chromium Fractions in UK Air Samples

16.20 Rosemary Philpott Brain Tumour Research Centre 'Kytosyme' as a novel brain cancer treatment vector

16.40 James Dibden Merck Chemicals Ltd Using RM-Dye ‘Guest-Host' Interactions in the Development of a Coatable Polariser

17.00 Dominic Collis James Cook University The preparation of macrocycles to form binuclear ligands with different coordination environments

17.20 Jonathan Pettinger James Cook University Synthesis and Photocyclisation of Phthaloyl Dipeptides and their Derivatives

17.40 Closing remarks / Wine reception

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