Dr. Stijn Gremmen

Fragment-Based Drug Development: Finding Starting Points for Today’s Drug Targets Dr. Stijn Gremmen ZoBio The development of new drugs is both challenging and highly exciting. Despite the positive impact of the available small-molecule therapies on the lives of patients, drug

Niels Hauwert MSc

Photopharmacology: shedding light on the future of photoswitchable GPCR ligands Niels Hauwert MSc Division of Medicinal Chemistry University of Amsterdam Photopharmacology is a discipline that uses photoswitchable ligands as pharmacological tool compounds to yield spatiotemporal control of protein activity with

Dr. Frank Hollmann

Multiple proton-coupled electron transfer for electrochemical generation of fuels. Dr. Frank Hollmann Department of Biotechnology Delft University of Technology Nature is simply the best chemist. Over billions of years, life has developed myriads of synthetic strategies and catalysts to meet

Gert Wilgenhof

From labcoat to tie Gert Wilgenhof PerkinElmer A lecture to broaden your perspective of the world of science. What are the possibilities in the commercial side of the laboratory branch? What is expected from you when you are a ‘salesman’

Prof. dr. Marc Robert

Running the clock: catalytic reduction of CO2 with 2, 6 and 8 electrons Prof. dr. Marc Robert Laboratoire d’Electrochimie Moléculaire Paris Diderot University Attention aroused by the reduction of carbon dioxide has as main objective the production of useful organic

Prof. dr. Beatriz Noheda

Oxide nanostructures: from non-volatile memories to brain-inspired materials Prof. dr. Beatriz Noheda Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials University of Groningen The field of functional thin films has transformed in the past decade due to the development of methods to synthesize

Prof. Gerard Roelfes

Designing enzyme ancestors to create the biocatalysts of the future Prof. dr. Gerard Roelfes Biomolecular Chemistry & Catalysis University of Groningen Biocatalysis is recognized as a key component in the transition towards a more sustainable and “greener” chemistry. Yet, compared

Dr. ir. Annemieke Petrignani

Chemistry in space; predicting the past Dr. ir. Annemieke Petrignani Laboratory astrochemistry University of Amsterdam In the cold and empty space, amazing chemistry is taking place leading to the formation of stars, planets and eventually life. Organic (photo)chemistry is occurring

Dr. Francesco Buda

From silicon to photocatalytic water splitting: A personal perspective on ab initio molecular dynamics Dr. Francesco Buda Leiden Institute of Chemistry Leiden University Due to the relentless progress in computing power and the concomitant development of accurate computational methodologies, computational

Prof. dr. Lucy Carpenter

Halogens impacting atmospheric chemistry: An old story with a new twist Prof. dr. Lucy Carpenter Wolfson Atmospheric Chemistry Laboratories University of York In addition to their role in stratospheric chemistry, it emerged several decades ago that halogens also play a