Dr. Janarthanan Jayawickramarajah will be the next Chemforum speaker

Dr. Janarthanan Jayawickramarajah, an associate Professor from the Department of Chemistry and the Tulane Cancer Center & Tulane Vector Borne Infectious Diseases Research Center, from Tulane University will be the next Chemforum speaker, which will be held Friday, the 7th of July in Anfiteatro Abreu Faro.Read more

Members of CQE recently distinguished with prizes

Prof. Luísa M. Martins has been awarded the  Scientific Excellence Prize IPL-CGD for the Areas of Technology and Engineering (see the picture taken at the awarding ceremony, held at IPL on June 5th, 2017, with the awardee, the President of IPL and the representative of CGD) and Dr. Elisabete Alegria was then awarded a “Diploma de Mérito”. This Prize was awarded for the first time by the Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa (IPL), with sponsorship from the Caixa Geral de Depósitos (CGD), to recognize the scientific productivity and impact of its members along the last three years.Read more

Dr. Gang Zheng will be the next Chemforum speaker

Dr. Gang Zheng from the University of Toronto will be the next Chemforum speaker. Dr. Gang Zheng is a Professor of Medical Biophysics, Biomedical Engineering and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Toronto, a Senior Scientist and the Joey and Toby Tanenbaum/Brazilian Ball Chair in Prostate Cancer Research at the Princess Margaret Cancer Center. He received his PhD in 1999 from SUNY Buffalo in Medicinal Chemistry. Following postdoctoral training in photodynamic therapy at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute, he joined the University of Pennsylvania in 2001 as an Assistant Professor of Radiology. Since moving…Read more

Dr. José Luis Capelo will be the next Chemforum speaker

On the 7th of June we’ll have a talk by Dr. José Luis Capelo from FCT-UNL. Mr. J. L. Capelo gets his bachelor degree in Chemistry by the University of Santiago de Compostela (Spain), his doctorate in Analytical Chemistry by the Chemistry Department of the University of Vigo, CD- UVIGO (Spain, award to the best doctoral thesis defended in the CD-UVIGO in 2002) and his Post-Doc from the Instituto Superior Técnico de Lisboa (Portugal, 2002-2005). His academic career comprises assistant to staff and lecturer at the CD-UVIGO; research fellow at the Chemistry Department of the…Read more

Dr. Anthony Burke will be the next Chemforum speaker

On the 1st of June we’ll have a talk by Dr. Anthony Burke from Universidade de Évora. Anthony J. Burke obtained a BSc (joint honours in Chemistry & Biology, 1988) from NUI-Maynooth and a PhD from University College Dublin, Ireland (1993, supervisors –W. Ivo. O’Sullivan and DMX Donnelly). After post-doctoral studies with Steve Davies (Oxford, 1993-96) and Chris Maycock (ITQB –Portugal, 1996-1999) he accepted a positon as assistant professor in organic chemistry, at the University of Évora. He obtained the title of agregation in organic chemistry from the University of Évora in 2012. He has…Read more

Prof. Teresa Duarte was awarded a Senior Visiting Fellowship at IAS, Bologna

Prof. Teresa Duarte was last year awarded a Senior Visiting Fellowship at the Institute of Advanced Studies of the Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna. During her stay she will have the opportunity to meet other colleagues in the College of Excellence, as well as the selected PhD students enrolled by the Institute. She will also give a talk, on May 30th, entitled: “The chemistry behind the crystals – from chemical synthesis to the enhancement of drug properties".   http://www.isa.unibo.it/en/lectures/the-chemistry-behind-the-crystals-2013-from-chemical-synthesis-to-the-enhancement-of-drug-properties-lecture-by-maria-teresa-duarte-university-of-lisbon-portugal-date-to-be-confirmed    Read more