SUCS 2020 Postgraduate Symposium – School of Chemistry SUCS 2020 Postgraduate Symposium – School of Chemistry

SUCS 2020 Postgraduate Symposium

Wednesday, 25 November 2020. 9:30am – 4:30pm.

This seminar will be delivered via Zoom – Please email for zoom link and password.

Host: SUCS executive team, Professor Chiara Neto & Dr Jonathan Danon


Chair Time Speaker Title
Genevieve Sergeant 09:30-09:45 Bryce Mullens Unexpected structural properties in 4d and 5d metal oxides
09:45-10:00 Lachlan Adamson Pore structure controls stability and molecular flux of engineered protein cages
10:00-10:15 Joy Ghrayche Fluorescent methods to study peptides and proteins in vitro
10:15-10:30 Reginald Young Targeting the DBHS family of proteins to treat telomerase-active cancers
10:30-10:45 Jianping Zhu Studies of cellular lead uptake using a rhodamine-based fluorescent probe
Bryce Mullens 11:00-11:15 Eleanor Kearns Investigating the structure-activity relationship in an isoreticular series of TTF based metal-organic frameworks.
11:15-11:30 Zixi Xie Investigation of Spin Crossover Behaviours via Encapsulation of Xylene Isomers
11:30-11:45 Jyah Strachan Nano-chevrel phase electrocatalysts for hydrogen evolution
11:45-12:00 Xiaochen Fu Triazine-based 2D hydrogen bonded framework for non-enzymatic electrochemical glucose sensing
12:00-12:15 Harrison Moore Developing conductive and redox-active ruthenium metalloligands for the synthesis of 2- and 3- dimensional porous materials
Shurui Miao 13:00-13:30 Prof. Louise Sharpe COVID-19 Responses: current and post-pandemic HDRs
13:30-13:45 Karen Hakobyan Controlled polymer photosynthesis
13:45-14:00 Mutian Cui Synthesis of Altenusin analogues as tau aggregation inhibitors
14:00-14:15 Jason Johansen-Leete RaPID discovery of novel therapeutics for COVID-19
14:15-14:30 Alicia Cheng Polymerisation-induced self-assembly (PISA) as a template system for TiO2 nanostructures
14:30-14:45 James Lloyd Development of selective p38 gamma activators for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease
Alison Campbell 15:00-15:15 Diaz Effects of metal ions on the conformational equilibria of the Na+/K+– and H+/K+– ATPases
15:15-15:30 Amy Bowyer Fluorescent sensing arrays for metal ions and how we can simplify them
15:30-15:45 Alex Brown Stabilisation of an unusual “γ-phase”: Selective site doping, crystal structures and hydration of the γ-Ba4VxTa2-xO9 and γ- Ba4VxNb2-xO9 (x = 0-2/3) solid solutions
15:45-16:00 Chris Vega Drag reduction and boundary slip at silicone oil-water interfaces
16:00-16:15 Paris Jeffcoat Regulation in the face of uncertainty: how nanoparticles in the food chain challenge the status quo of risk assessment, risk management and regulatory frameworks
16:15-16:30 Closing and Awards



Nov 25 2020


9:30 am - 4:30 pm

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