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Faraday Discussions paper accepted

on Fri, 21/04/2017 - 15:53

The upcoming Faraday Discussions meeting entitled "Halogen Bonding in Supramolecular and Solid State Chemistry" will be held from July 10-12, 2017 in Ottawa. Our conference paper for this meeting has now been accepted.

Congrats Chantal on your CBDG talk!

on Fri, 31/03/2017 - 09:29

Chantal gave her Chemical Biology Discussion Group (CBDG) talk last night on her work focusing on understanding the factors that allow certain halogenated fluorescein derivatives to prevent aggregation of amyloid-beta, the precursor peptide that results in the

More beamtime coming up in March

on Wed, 01/03/2017 - 18:44

We're off to California again at the end of the month for a week at SSRL. Yet again, we'll be doing three different types of experiments simultaneously: scattering experiments on S015, X-ray imaging on S023, and some good old fashion X-ray absorption

Congrats Chantal for receiving a Killam Graduate Teaching Assistant Award

on Wed, 06/04/2016 - 11:38
Chantal was awarded a 2016 UBC Killlam Graduate Teaching Award only a few weeks after receiving a similar award from our Department of Chemistry.

Welcome Darren and Zaida

on Fri, 15/01/2016 - 12:15

Zaida Romero and Darren Yu have joined the group for the term as part of their CHEM 445 Research Laboratory Experience (RLE). Zaida will be working on developing a protocol for the accurate measurement of lithium concentrations in solid mineral samples and Darren will be working on preparing and

Perspectives on Wood Preservation Chemistry

on Thu, 14/01/2016 - 10:31

A new Dalton Perspectives article focusing on Wei's pioneering work exploring the chemistry of micronized copper preservatives has just been published in Dalton Transactions.

Exploring the electronics of metal olefin complexes

on Sat, 19/12/2015 - 18:47
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Check out Shirin's latest paper focusing on the electronics of an important rhodium olefin intermediate.