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Congratulations to prizewinners at the 1st National Meeting of the Swedish Chemical Society

The 1st National Meeting of the Swedish Chemical Society took place in Lund on the 17th to 20th June. Roughly 500 participants attended to discuss a broad range of topics within chemistry and to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the Chemical Association in Lund.

Dalton Transactions, Molecular Systems Design & Engineering and Soft Matter were all delighted to award poster prizes at this event.

The winners were

Levgen Pylypchuk (Swe. Univ. of Agricultural Sciences) won a Dalton Transactions poster prize for their talk on ‘Enhanced performance and stability of enzymes immobilized on magnetic SiO2-DTPA nanocomposites’

Shaoqi Zhan (KTH Royal Institute of Technology) won a Dalton Transactions poster prize for their talk on ‘Artificial photosynthesis catalysts dancing on carbon nanotubes’

Masoumeh Dowlatshahi Pour (Chalmers University of Technology) won a MSDE poster prize for their talk on ‘Altered lipid composition of secretory cells following exposure to zinc can be correlated to changes in exocytosis’

Shira Joudan (University of Toronto) won a MSDE poster prize for their talk on ‘Biological cleavage of the C-P bond in perfluoroalkyl phosphinic acids in male Sprague Dawley rats and the formation of persistent and reactive metabolites’

Kristina Thomsson Hulthe (University of Gothenburg) won a Soft Matter poster prize for their talk on ‘Recombinant O-linked glycosylation mimic of an osteoarthritic biolubricating proteines’

Martin Ratsch (University of Gothenburg) won a Soft Matter poster prize for their talk on ‘Covalent organic framework films on surfaces’

Award winners receiving their certificates at the 1st National Meeting of the Swedish Chemical Society

Award winners receiving their certificates at the 1st National Meeting of the Swedish Chemical Society

Congratulations to all award winners!

 

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International Symposia on Advancing the Chemical Sciences (ISACS) 2011

After a successful introduction in 2010, the International Symposia on Advancing the Chemical Sciences (ISACS) is set to return in 2011. Continuing its support of the RSC flagship journal Chemical Science, this significant new global symposia series is ambitious in its scale and coverage.

The second three symposia, like ISACS 1-3, will be held on three continents, over three separate weeks and have already attracted support from some of the leading names in the chemical sciences.

– ISACS4: Challenges in Renewable Energy
– ISACS5: Challenges in Chemical Biology
– ISACS6: Challenges in Organic Materials & Supramolecular Chemistry

Professor Tianquan Lian, from Emory University, Atlanta, said about the ISACS2 meeting: “The scientific content of the conference was of the highest quality and the hospitality was just superb. I have already told my colleagues about this wonderful conference and the new journal”.

Each ISACS event will feature a single stream of plenary lectures complemented by oral presentations and extensive poster sessions with plenty of time dedicated to networking. The chance for young researchers to present their work alongside some of the leading and emerging names in the field is an opportunity not to be missed.

Sign up for news updates and find out more at www.rsc.org/isacs.

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