UniCat News: Oct. / Nov. 2017

Super adhesive from intestinal bacteria

Mon 13 November 2017

Manufacturing mussel-based underwater adhesives for healing bone fractures with the help of reprogramed intestinal bacteria / spin-off planned .

Ceria nanoparticles: the surface matters

Mon 06 November 2017

Dioxygen activation on ceria catalysts: the importance of substrate crystallographic orientation / new publication in the journal Angewandte Chemie by Joachim Sauer and coworkers.

A highly reactive oxoiron(IV) complex

Thu 02 November 2017

New Research Highlight by UniCat Professor Kallol Ray and former BIG-NSE fellow Ines Monte Perez in the international edition of the journal Angewandte Chemie.

Reduction of O2 by a cobalt complex

Fri 13 October 2017

The synthesis and characterization of a hexanuclear cobalt complex involving a nonheme ligand system, supported on a Sn6O6 stannoxane core are reported by the UniCat groups of Holger Dau, Peter Hildebrandt, and Kallol Ray.

Sustainability Needs Catalysis Research

Fri 29 September 2017

"Unifying Systems in Catalysis" (UniSysCat), the succession project of UniCat, is qualified for submitting a full proposal.

Mendel medal for Peter Hegemann

Fri 22 September 2017

The National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina awarded bio-physicist and UniCat professor Peter Hegemann the Mendel medal.

Award for Nediljko Budisa

Thu 14 September 2017

The section fluorine chemistry of the GDCh has awarded the Publication Award Fluorine Chemistry on 13th September 2017. The awardees are UniCat professor Dr. Nediljko Budisa from TU Berlin and professor Dr. Beate Koksch from FU Berlin.

Upcoming Events

Gerhard Ertl Lecture 2017

Fri 08 December 2017, 16:00
Harnack House - Hahn Lecture Hall
Ihnestr. 16-20
14195 Berlin

Special Lecture of nobel laureate

Tue 12 December 2017, 17:15
Prof. Dr. Fraser Stoddart, Northwestern University
"The rise and promise of molecular machines based on the mechanical bond"

UniCat New Year Reception and
11th BIG-NSE workshop

Fri 12 January 2018
Technische Universität Berlin
Chemistry Building, room C 130
Straße des 17. Juni 115
10623 Berlin

Clara Immerwahr Award 2018

Fri 09 February 2018
Technische Universität Berlin
Atrium (Lichthof)
Straße des 17. Juni 115
10623 Berlin


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