Ben Feringa wins KIVI Academic Society Award

The Royal Netherlands Society of Engineers (KIVI) has awarded the Academic Society Award to Nobel Prize laureate Ben Feringa, Professor of Organic Chemistry at the University of Groningen. He receives the award in appreciation of the great importance of his research and the appealing manner in which he links science with society. The award ceremony […]

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Bert Meijer awarded prestigious Nagoya Gold Medal

Japan’s highest award for chemistry scientists, the Nagoya Gold Medal of Organic Chemistry, will this year be presented to Bert Meijer, TU/e professor of Organic Chemistry. Meijer thus joins an illustrious group of 22 predecessors, including several winners of Nobel Prizes, Franklin Medals and Wolf Prizes. The award will be presented on 22 December this […]

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Nature Communications for Tom de Greef and Maarten Merkx

FMS member Dr. Tom de Greef in collaboration with prof. Maarten Merkx and coworkers from the Eindhoven University of Technology published their research on DNA-based molecular circuits in Nature Communications. For more information check the Cursor article on this topic: A computer made of DNA Publication details: Wouter Engelen, Lenny H. H. Meijer, Bram Somers, Tom F. A. de Greef & Maarten Merkx, […]

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Publication in Angewandte Chemie Int. Ed. by Ben Feringa and co-workers

Prof. B.L. Feringa and colleagues at the University of Groningen have recently published there results in Angewandte Chemie Int. Ed. in an article with the title: Oxygen activated, palladium nanoparticle catalyzed, ultrafast crosscoupling of organolithium reagents Publication details: Dorus Heijnen, Filippo Tosi, Carlos Vila, Marc C.A. Stuart, Philip H. Elsinga, Wiktor Szymanski, and Ben L. Feringa, Oxygen […]

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Angewandte Chemie Int. Ed. publication by Syuzanna Harutyunyan (RUG) and co-workers

FMS member Prof.dr. S.R. Harutyunyan and her colleagues at the University of Groningen have recently published there results in Angewandte Chemie Int. Ed. in an article with the title: Copper-catalyzed enantioselective alkylation of enolizable ketimines with organomagnesium reagents Publication details: Pablo Ortiz, Juan F. Collados, Ravindra P. Jumde, Edwin Otten, and Syuzanna R. Harutyunyan, Copper-catalyzed enantioselective […]

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Innovation prize in medicinal/pharmaceutical chemistry to Anna Hirsch (RUG)

FMS associate professor at the University of Groningen Anna Hirsch has been awarded the “innovation prize in medicinal/pharmaceutical chemistry” of the German Chemical and the German Pharmaceutical Society. This prize honours excellent independent scientific work and publications in the fields of medicinal/pharmaceutical chemistry of scientists who obtained their PhD no longer than ten years ago. […]

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Publication in Angewandte Chemie Int. Ed. by Wilhelm Huck and co-workers (RU)

  The research on pre-programming complex hydrogels responses performed in Wilhelm Huck’s group in the Radboud University has been published in Angewandte Chemie International Edition begin January 2017. Publication details: Sjoerd G. J. Postma, Ilia N. Vialshin, Casper Y. Gerritsen, Min Bao, and Wilhelm T. S. Huck. Preprogramming Complex Hydrogel Responses using Enzymatic Reaction Networks. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201610875 (2017). […]

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Tom de Greef (TU/e): winner of the Cram Lehn Pedersen Prize 2017 in Supramolecular Chemistry

Dr.ir. Tom de Greef, associate professor at the Eindhoven University of Technology and FMS member, has been awarded by the ISMSC international committee with the Cram Lehn Pedersen Prize 2017 in Supramolecular Chemistry. Tom will receive the award during the 2017 International Symposium on Macrocyclic and Supramolecular Chemistry (ISMSC) which will take place in Cambridge (U.K.) in conjunction with […]

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Syuzanna Harutyunyan wins KNCV Gold Medal

On December 7, 2016 the KNCV Gold Medal was awarded to FMS associate professor Syuzanna R. Harutyunyan (University of Groningen). The KNCV Gold Medal is the most prestigious Dutch recognition for chemical talent, and the award ceremony took place during the 3-days chemical conference CHAINS.         Check the links below for more information: KNCV press […]

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