UniCat colloquia, 2009

(Chronological Order)

2009-12-16 Prof. Heinz Berke,ACI-University of Zürich, Switzerland: Metal-Induced and Metal Free Hydrogenations announcement (PDF)

2009-12-02 Prof. Miquel Costas Salgueiro,Department of Inorganic Chemistry, University of Girona, Spain: Bioinspired Catalysts for Selective C-H and C=C Oxidations announcement (PDF)

2009-11-25 Prof. Jieping Zhu,CNRS, Gif-sur-Yvette, France: Enantioseletive Multicomponent Reactions announcement (PDF)

2009-11-18 Prof. Carl Cristoph Tzschucke,Freie Universität Berlin: Presentation of Project Proposal: Artificial Photosystems: Towards Applications in Transition Metal-Catalyzed Stereoselective Redox Reactions announcement (PDF)

2009-11-18 Prof. Tim Graening,Technische Universität Berlin: Presentation of Project Proposal: Dimeric Rhodium(II)-catalysts announcement (PDF)

2009-11-16 Prof. Charles P. Casey,University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA: An Efficient and Chemoselective Iron Catalyst for the Hydrogenation of Ketones announcement (PDF)

2009-11-11 Dr. Michael Walter,Albert-Ludwigs-Universität, Freiburg: Delocalized Electrons in Gold and Gold Alloy Clusters: STM Flowers and Protected Superatoms announcement (PDF)

2009-11-04 Prof. M. Claude Henry,CINAM-CNRS, Université Aix-Marseille, France: Arrays of Metal Nanaoparticles on Alumina: Toward Ideal Model Catalysts announcement (PDF)

2009-10-28 Prof. David Milstein,The Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel: Design of New Catalytic Reactions Based on Metal-Ligand Cooperation announcement (PDF)

2009-10-14 Prof. Paul J. Chirik,Baker Laboratory, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA: Catalysis with Iron: Consequences of Electronic Structure announcement (PDF)

2009-10-12 Dr. J. Henrique Teles,Basic Chemicals Research, BASF SE, Ludwigshafen: Oxidation from an Industrial Point of View announcement (PDF)

2009-09-10 Prof. Mu Hyun Baik,Indiana University, Bloomington, USA: Redox Non-Innocent Ligand in Action: A Novel Mechanism for Protecting Reactive Intermediates and Storing Energy for the Activation of CH4 and O2 announcement (PDF)

2009-07-31 Prof. Wayne Goodman,Department of Chemistry, Texas A & M University, Tamu, USA: Catalysis by Gold-Palladium Alloys: The Role of Isolated Palladium Sites announcement (PDF)

2009-07-22 Prof. John H. Golbeck,Penn State University, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, USA: Wiring Photosystem I for Light-Induced Hydrogen Generation announcement (PDF)

2009-07-15 Prof. Horia Metiu,Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA: Catalyst activation by molecular sized centers announcement (PDF)

2009-07-08 Prof. Robert Huber,Max-Planck-Institut Martinsried, München: Catalysis and regulation in biology, proteolytic enzymes as an example announcement (PDF)

2009-07-03 Prof. Takeshi Nishino,Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan: Structure, function and inhibitors of mammalian xanthine oxidoreductase, a target of drug design announcement (PDF)

2009-07-01 Prof. Geert-Jan Kroes,Leiden Institute of Chemistry, Theoretical Chemistry, Universiteit Leiden, Holland: First principles theory for a prototype chemical reaction in Surface Science announcement (PDF)

2009-06-30 Prof. Petra Lucht,Fakulty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, TU Berlin: Invitation to 'A room with a view' on unifying concepts in catalysis: Reflections on how to bridge scientific, societal and gender issues announcement (PDF)

2009-06-24 Prof. Ludger Wöste,and his Research Group, Institute of Experimental Physics, FU Berlin: Electronic Coupling of Deposited Clusters and Support Structures: Modelling Charge Transfer Phenomena via Multi-Component Cluster Aggregates announcement (PDF)

2009-06-17 Prof. Hans-Dieter Wiemhöfer,Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität, Institut für Anorganische und Analytische Chemie, Münster: Ceria and zirconia based functional materials announcement (PDF)

2009-06-10 Prof. Ally Aukauloo,Institut de Chimie Moléculaire et des Matériaux d'Orsay, Université Paris Sud XI, France: Towards the light driven synthesis of a fuel announcement (PDF)

2009-06-03 Prof. Ronny Neumann,Department of Organic Chemistry, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel: Concepts for the Activation of Molecular Oxygen and Catalytic Homogeneous Oxidation announcement (PDF)

2009-05-27 Prof. Lutz H. Gade,Anorganisch-Chemisches Institut, Universität Heidelberg: New Strategies in Catalyst Design Based on Modular Chiral Bis(pyridylimino)isoindolato (BPI) ligands announcement (PDF)

2009-05-20 Dr. Frank Uwe Renner,Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung, Düsseldorf: Electrochemical interface structures studied by in-situ X-ray diffraction announcement (PDF)

2009-05-13 Dr. Ted Oyama,Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University -Department of Chemical Engineering, Blacksburg, VA: A General Method for Determining the Role of Spectroscopically Observed Species in Reaction Mechanisms: Analysis of Coverage Transients (ACT) announcement (PDF)

2009-05-07 Prof. Peter Neubauer,TU Berlin, Department of Biotechnology, Bioprocess Technology: EnBaseTM - Scalable high-cell-density fermentation platform for high-throughput and high-content screening of biocatalysts announcement (PDF)

2009-05-06 Dr. Marc Rousset,Laboratoire de Bioénergétique et Ingénierie des Protéines, CRNS Marseille: Enzyme Engineering of Hydrogenase: A Key for BioHydrogen announcement (PDF)

2009-04-29 Dr. Kallol Ray,Institute for Chemistry, Humboldt University, Berlin: Exploring the Chemistry of Nature: A Combined Experimental and Theoretical Approach announcement (PDF)

2009-04-22 Prof. Michael Giersig,FU Berlin, Institute for experimental physics: Two dimensional nanostructures created by nanosphere Lithography for various application announcement (PDF)

2009-03-06 Prof. Alexis Bell,Department of Chemical Engineering, University of California: Controlling the Activity and Selectivity of Catalytically Active Sites - Insights Gained from Experiments and Theory announcement (PDF)

2009-02-25 Prof. Tom Baker,Centre for Catalysis Research and Innovation Canada Research, Chair in Catalysis Science for Energy Applications, Department of Chemistry University of Ottawa, Canada: Mechanistic Studies of Metal Complex-Catalyzed Ammonia-Borane Dehydrogenation: A Promising Material for Chemical Hydrogen Storage announcement (PDF)

2009-02-18 Prof. Joachim Heberle,Bielefeld University, Biophysical Chemistry: Vectorial catalysis of membrane proteins on solid surfaces announcement (PDF)

2009-02-11 Prof. Peter Leadlay,Department of Biochemistry, University of Cambridge, UK: Molecular Assembly Lines for Drug Biosynthesis - Adventures in Synthetic Biology announcement (PDF)

2009-02-04 Prof. Andrés R. Alcántara León,Biotransformations Group, Department of Organic and Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Complutense University of Madrid, Spain: Chemoenzymatic synthesis of homochiral alpha-hydroxyketones announcement (PDF)

2009-01-28 Prof. Wolfgang Peukert,Inst. für Feststoff- und Grenz-flächenverfahrenstechnik, Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg: Engineering of Advanced Materials - From Particles to Properties announcement (PDF)

2009-01-26 Prof. Istvan Molnar,Natural Products Center, University of Arizona, USA: A serial killer, arrested movement, and CODs - Molecular genetics of anti-haptotactic and insecticidal secondary metabolites from Beauveria bassiana announcement (PDF)

2009-01-21 Prof. Thomas Hirth,Fraunhofer-Institut für Grenzflächen- und Bioverfahrenstechnik IGB, Institut für Grenzflächenver-fahrenstechnik: Catalytic conversion of renewable raw materials by combination of chemical and biotechnological routes announcement (PDF)

2009-01-16 Prof. Antoni Llobet,Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia, Tarragona, Spain: Water oxidation catalyzed by ruthenium complexes announcement (PDF)

2009-01-14 Prof. Gunter S. Fischer,Max-Planck-Forschungsstelle für Enzymologie der Proteinfaltung, Halle: Unscrambling the Puzzle of the Protein Backbone: the Peptide Bond as the Hot Spot announcement (PDF)

2009-01-08 Prof. Achim Hartschuh,LMU Munich: Exciton dynamics and localization in single carbon nanotubes announcement (PDF)