Congratulations to Chemical Synthesis CDT student Michael O'Hagan, whose conference review paper entitled "G-quadruplexes in Prague: a Bohemian Rhapsody" is now live.
Mike attended the Sixth International Meeting on Quadruplex Nucleic Acids held in Prague, Czech Republic from 31 May...
Congratulations to Jenny Samphire who won 2nd prize for her poster on 'Bio-Inspired Glycan-NanoProbes as Antimicrobial labels' at the joint Sustainable Chemistry and Chemical Synthesis CDT "Green Chemistry Futures" Symposium held in Nottingham on the 6th of February.
Well done to the GGCatalysis team who have just had their latest results on the use of Au(I) for the direct and alpha-stereoselective synthesis of glycosides accepted in The Journal of the American Chemical Society.
Well done to Sarah who won one of the five poster prizes awarded at the European Colloid and Interface Society (ECIS) meeting where she presented her work on new chitosan-based microgels for internal wound healing therapies.
Sadiyah Sheik has been awarded "best poster" at the RSC Nanoscience: A celebration which was held in Cardiff on the 23rd of May, where she presented her work on "Smart glyco-nanomaterials as novel anti-cancer drug delivery systems". Congratulations!
Dr M. Carmen Galan has been awarded the 2017 Royal Society of Chemistry Carbohydrate Chemistry Award.
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In this new report, Abhijit has shown that Pd(MeCN)2Cl2 enables the α-stereoselective catalytic synthesis of 2,3-unsaturated O-glycosides from O(3)-acylated glycals without the requirement for additives to pre-activate either donor or nucleophile.
Well done Abhijit ......
The annual Organic and Biological Section Syngenta Poster Competition for postgraduate students was held on Wednesday 26 April 2017 and Victorial Levaria Diez impressed the judges with her acustic device to align particles and cells for tissue engineering applications, demonstrating how inter-...
Our results on the use of Imidazolium-labeled (ITag-)glycosides to harness the glycosyltransferase activity directly from human breast milk without having to isolate specfic enzymes has been published in the journal Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry. Using this strategy a series of biologically...
Our review on Fluorescent carbon dots from mono- and polysaccharides; synthesis, properties and applications has been accepted for publication in Beilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry. Well done Stephen!