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Chemical Society Seminar: Roger Linington - Integrated Methods for Bioactive Natural Product Discovery

30Oct201813:00
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Although natural products have traditionally played an important role in therapeutic discovery and development, rediscovery of known compound classes is increasingly hampering novel compound...

The 2018/2019 Clifford B. Purves Lecture: Jeff Dahn - How to make a career out of floating, melting, counting and black tape

25Sep201813:00
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Many believe that "rocket science", complex mathematics, massive computers and "hot topics" like "nano" and "machine learning" are required for scientific breakthroughs.

Chemical Society Seminar: Andrew Cooper - Designing function in molecular crystals ‘from scratch’ using energy–structure–function maps

9Oct201813:00
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Porous molecular crystals are an alternative to porous extended frameworks such as zeolites, metal-organic frameworks (MOFs), covalent organic frameworks (COFs), and polymer networks.1 Interest in...

Two McGill Women Chemists Awarded!

Published: 6Sep2018

Aurélie Lacroix (currently PhD student in Dr Hanadi Sleiman lab) and Dr Maryam Habibian (former student from Dr Masad Damha lab and currently postdoc fellow at Stanford in Dr Eric Kool laboratory)...

Chemical Society Seminar: Tadhg Begley - Thiamin Biosynthesis and catabolism

11Sep201813:00
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Thiamin is an essential cofactor in all forms of life. While structurally simple, its biosynthesis is remarkably...

CCVC/Chemical Society Seminar: Armido Studer - Electron Catalysis

4Sep201813:00
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Radical reactions are routinely considered in synthetic planning, and highly active research continues on new ways to make and use radicals.

Grinding enzymes to break down cellulose

Published: 13Jun2018

Cellulose, one of the three major components of plants, is showing great promise as a renewable source for many convenience products. It is made of glucose, a molecule which can be fermented by...

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