Congratulations to the winners of the poster prizes at the 25th Symposium on Physical Organic Chemistry (Japan), which was held September 7th to September 9th in Sendai.
Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry prize: Mr. Tomoya Nakamura (Supervisor: Professor Eiichi Nakamura), Department of Chemistry, The University of Tokyo
Title: Benzodipyrrole-Based Donor-Acceptor Type Boron Complexes for Near-Infrared Absorption
RSC Advances prize: Mr. Yuta Shiina (Supervisor: Professor Nagao Kobayashi), Department of Chemistry, Tohoku University
Title: Redox-control of Molecular Alignment of TTF-Annulated Silicon Phthalocyanine Oligomers
Chemical Science prize: Mr. Hirotaka Mori (Supervisor: Professor Atsuhiro Osuka), Department of Chemistry, Kyoto University
Title: Synthesis and Properties of 5,20-α-Oligothienyl-substitued Hexaphyrins
The event organised by the Society of Physical Organic Chemistry, Japan, saw 624 participants attend, with 2 keynote lectures from E. Nakamura & C. Nuckolls. In addition there were 328 poster presentations, and 96 oral presentations.