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Date Time Speaker Institution Title
2018 March 05 17:30 Professor Petr Klán Department of Chemistry and RECETOX, Masaryk University, Kamenice, Czech Republic Transition-Metal-Free Releasing Compounds Activatable by Visible to NIR Light
2018 February 06 16:00 Dr. Haibo Jiang Centre for Microscopy, Characterisation and Analysis, The University of Western Australia, Perth, WA, Australia Insights to Biological Systems from NanoSIMS Imaging
2018 February 02 17:30 Professor Yong Huang Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School Proton-shuttling Strategies in Catalysis
2018 February 01 17:30 Professor Zhuofeng Ke School of Materials Science & Engineering, Sun Yat-sen University, China Bio-inspired Metal Ligand Cooperation Catalysts for (De)hydrogenation: Catalyst Design from the Viewpoint of Mechanism
2018 February 01 16:30 Professor Tao Tu Department of Chemistry, Fudan University NHC-Based Coordination Assemblies as Solid Molecular Catalysts toward Biomass Transformations
2018 January 30 18:00 Professor Luping Yu Department of Chemistry, University of Chicago, USA Manipulation of charge transport through molecules based on cyclophane and ladder oligomers
2018 January 26 11:30 Professor Sungwoo Hong Department of Chemistry, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology Investigation of Innovative Synthetic Approach for Successful Implementation of  Fragment-Based Design
2018 January 25 17:30 Professor James Mayer Charlotte Fitch Roberts Professor of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Yale University, USA A Proton-Coupled Electron Transfer Viewpoint on X–H Bond Activation, O2 Electrocatalysis, and Reactivity of Oxide Nanocrystals
2018 January 24 17:30 Professor Tobin J. Marks Department of Chemistry and the Materials Research Center Northwestern University, Evanston, USA How do we Create and Process Materials for Flexible, Transparent Electronic Circuitry?
2018 January 23 17:30 Professor Maili Liu Laboratory of Magnetic Resonance and Atomic and Molecular Physics,Wuhan Center for Magnetic Resonance,Wuhan Institute of Physics and Mathematics,China Molecular Interaction via NMR Spectroscopy from Blood Plasma to In-Cell
2018 January 18 17:30 Professor Kenneth N. Raymond Chancellor’s Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, USA 50 Years of Metal Ion Complexing Agents : From Basics to Business
2018 January 16 17:00 Professor Zhenjun Yang State Key Laboratory of Natural and Biomimetic Drugs, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Peking University, China Modification and Encapsulation of Functional Oligonucleotides with Improved Biological Properties
2018 January 12 17:30 Dr. Qian ZHAO Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Chemical proteomics approaches to identify drug targets and monitor de novo protein synthesis
2018 January 11 17:30 Professor Bengang XING Division of Chemistry and Biological Chemistry;School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences;Nanyang Technological University, Singapore Cutting Edge Fluorescent Imaging Strategies for Specific Regulation of Cellular Functions and Localized Theranostics
2018 January 9 17:30 Professor Dr. Ekkehardt Hahn Institut für Anorganische und Analytische Chemie, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Germany Substrate activation with complexes bearing protic N-heterocyclic or mesoionic carbenes
2018 January 4 17:30 Professor Lei Jiang Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China & School of Chemistry and Environment, Beihang University, China Smart Interfacial Materials from Super-Wettability to Binary Cooperative Complementary Systems
2017 December 13 17:30 Professor James Cowan Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The Ohio State University, USA Catalytic Metallodrugs.  An Inorganic Approach to New Therapeutics
2017 December 12 17:00 Professor Fei SUN Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, HKUST Synthetic Biology Approaches toward Diverse Protein-Based Materials
2017 December 11 17:00 Professor Yimon Aye Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology, Cornell University, USA Translating the Precision Electrophile Signaling Code
2017 December 7 17:30 Professor Han Sen Soo Nanyang Technological University, Singapore Artificial Photosynthesis by Light Absorption, Charge Separation, and Photoredox Catalysis
2017 December 7 15:30 Dr. Franco KC Leung Stratingh Institute for Chemistry, Faculty of Science and Engineering,University of Groningen,Netherlands Artificial Macroscopic Motions from Hierarchical Supramolecular Assembly of Photoresponsive Molecular Motors
2017 December 1 15:00 Dr. Yuying Meng Department of Chemistry, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou Design and Synthesis of Carbon-based Nanomaterials and Their Applications as electrocatalysts
2017 November 30 17:00 Dr. Boon-Eng Teh Field Applications Specialist - APAC High Parameter Protein Detection with Mass Cytometry Single-Cell Proteomics
2017 November 30 11:30 Dr. Anthony Keefe X-chem, Inc. Vice President Discovery Technology Drug Discovery using DNA-Encoded Chemistry
2017 November 29 17:30 Professor Liu-Zhu Gong Department of Chemistry, University of Science and Technology of China Asymmetric Catalytic Allylic C-H Functionalization Reactions
2017 November 27 11:00 Professor Shuanhu GAO School of Chemistry and Molecular Engineering, East China Normal University, China Natural Products Total Synthesis Using Photo-reactions
2017 November 24 17:00 Professor Nicolas Winssinger Department of Chemistry, University of Geneva, Switzerland PNA-programmed Self Assemblies in Chemical Biology
2017 November 23 17:30 Professor Oliver S. Wenger Department of Chemistry, University of Basel, Switzerland From Photoinduced Electron Transfer to Charge Accumulation and New Photosensitizers
2017 November 15 16:30 Professor Amir H. Hoveyda Joseph T. and Patricia Vanderslice Millennium Professor of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Merkert Chemistry Center, Boston College A Uniquely Effective Class of N - Heterocyclic Carbene Ligands for Cu ‐ Catalyzed Enantioselective Synthesis
2017 November 14 17:30 Professor Debashis Mukherjee SERB Distinguished Fellow,Raman Center for Atomic, Molecular and Optical Sciences and Ex-Director,Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science Unitary Group Adapted MRCC and MRPT Theories: State-Universal vs State-Specific Approaches
2017 October 23 17:30 Professor Ken Leung Department of Chemistry, The Hong Kong Baptist University, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong Controlling the Molecular Motion for Organocatalysis and Drug Delivery
2017 October 20 16:00 Professor Alma L. Burlingame Professor of Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Chemistry, University of California, San Francisco The diverse roles of mass spectrometry in discovery and other aspects of protein biology
2017 October 18 17:30 Professor Yi Lu Department of Chemistry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, USA Design and Selection of Metalloenzymes and their Applications as Biocatalysts in Alternative Energies and as Biosensors in Environmental Monitoring, M
2017 October 17 18:00 Professor David A. Tirrell Provost, California Institute of Technology, USA Ross McCollum-William H. Corcoran Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, California Institu Reinterpreting the Genetic Code: Some New Ways of Thinking about Biomedical Materials and Protein Therapeutics
2017 October 16 17:30 Professor David A. Tirrell Provost, California Institute of Technology, USA Ross McCollum-William H. Corcoran Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, California Institu Non-Canonical Amino Acids as Probes of Protein Synthesis in Complex Biological Systems
2017 October 9 17:30 Prof. Ram Mohan Department of Chemistry, Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, Illinois, USA Better Living Through Green Chemistry
2017 October 3 17:00 Prof. Dennis Wolan The Scripps Research Institute Interrogation of gut microbiomes with chemical probes and MS proteomics
2017 Sep 29 17:30 Prof. Philip Wai Hong Chan Monash University, Australia Devising new synthetic strategies to rapidly increase molecular complexity
2017 Sep 14 18:30 Prof. Jye-Shane Yang Department of Chemistry, National Taiwan University Mechanochromic Luminescent Materials for Multicolor Fluorescence Drawing and Sensing
2017 Sep 05 17:30 Dr. Gregory Chass School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, Queen Mary, University of London, London,UK Neutron Scattering and Quantum Chemistry Track Terahertz-Driven Phenomena in Composites
2017 Sep 04 17:30 Dr. Jinyao Tang Department of Chemistry, The University of Hong Kong Light Propelled Active Colloidal-towards Practical Nanorobot
2017 Aug 24 15:30 Prof. Dawei Ma Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences Exploring new methodologies to enhance synthetic efficiency
2017 Aug 24 9:30 Prof. Katsumi Kaneko Center for Energy and Environmental Science, Shinshu University, Japan New Aspects on Nanostructured Interface Science
2017 Aug 12 11:00 Prof. Qiang Xu National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) and Kobe University, Japan Nanostructured Materials for Energy Storage and Conversion
2017 Jul 20 17:30 Dr. Christine Paul-Roth Institute of Chemical Sciences ,University of Rennes1, CNRS France New Conjugated Fluorenyl-Porphyrin Dendrimers for Optics
2017 Jul 20 16:30 Dr. Frederic Paul Institute of Chemical Sciences ,University of Rennes1, CNRS France Redox-Active "Metalloligands":  Synthesis and Properties of New "Metallo-phosphines"
2017 Jul 14 14:30 Prof. Wenping Hu Tianjin Key Laboratory of Molecular Optoelectronics, Tianjin UniversityTianjin & Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China Small Crystal World of Organic Semiconductors
2017 Jul 13 17:30 Prof. Tetsuro Majima The Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research ,Osaka University,Japan Fluorescence Imaging of Singlet Oxygen during Photodynamic Therapy
2017 Jul 10 17:30 Prof Hartmut Yersin Institut für Physikalische Chemie Universität Regensburg, Germany Design of Organic TADF Molecules. The Role of ΔE(S1–T1): From Fluorescence to TADF and Beyond - Towards the Fourth Generation OLED Mechani
2017 Jul 04 10:30 Mr. Junji Adachi Chief Technology Officer, Kyulux, Japan Materializing the future of OLEDs
2017 Jul 03 17:30 Prof. Shao Qin Yao Department of Chemistry, National University of Singapore Recent Advances in Catalomics
2017 Jul 03 11:00 Prof. Bing-Joe Hwang Nanoelectrochemistry Laboratory, Department of Chemical Engineering, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taipei, Taiwan In situ Spectroscopic and Imaging Studies of Advanced Energy Materials
2017 Jun 29 11:00 Prof. Neeraj Sharma School of Chemistry, UNSW Australia, Sydney, Australia Watching reactions take place at the atomic scale (and learning from them)
2017 Jun 27 17:30 Prof. Younan Xia School of Chemistry & Biochemistry, The Georgia Institute of Technology, USA Towards Deterministic Synthesis of Colloidal Metal Nanocrystals
2017 Jun 23 11:00 Prof. Ruijun Tian Department of Chemistry, SUSTec , China Proteomics toolbox for exploring intercellular signaling in tumor microenvironment
2017 Jun 22 17:00 Prof. Soon Hyeok Hong Department of Chemistry, Seoul National University, South Korea Development of Selective C–C and C–N Bond Formation Reactions via Organometallic Catalysis
2017 Jun 13 17:30 Prof Keith E. Gubbins North Carolina State University, U.S.A. COMPRESSION AND HIGH-PRESSURE EFFECTS IN THIN ADSORBED FILMS
2017 Jun 9 17:30 Prof Naranmandura H​ua Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology, and Biochemical Pharmaceutics, College of Pharmaceutical Sciences ,Zhejiang University, China Mechanism Underlying the Induction of Nucleoplasmic PML toward Nuclear matrix byArsenic trioxide
2017 Jun 8 10:30 Prof Lifeng Chi Institute of Functional Nano- and Soft Materials (FUNSOM) From Molecular Self-Assembly to On-Surface Chemistry
2017 Jun 5 17:30 Prof Zhu Guangyu Department of Biology and Chemistry, City University of Hong Kong Functionalization and targeted delivery of Pt(IV) anticancer prodrugs
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