Molecular Nanotour Symposium 2022
03-05 October 2022
Registration Deadline is:
31st August 2022
4th of October
Upendra K. Sharma
For submitting abstracts for contributions (poster or oral presentations) please download the abstract document. Follow the instructions in this document.
The deadline for abstract submission is the 31st of August 2022.
Group leaders decide who will give an oral presentation. You either give an oral presentation or present a poster, not both. Oral presentations of group members have an overall time slot of 20 minutes. To allow for a discussion (5 minutes) you should plan for a 15-minute presentation.
For any questions regarding abstracts or presentations feel free to contact us (firstname.lastname@example.org).
8.45 Registration at KU Leuven
9.00 Opening of the Symposium (Prof. Steven de Feyter (KUL) and Prof. Ben Feringa (RUG))
9.15 A Story of a Successful Collaboration - Robby Reynaerts (KUL) and Cosima Stähler (RUG)
Imaging the Self-Assembly of Molecular Switches on Surfaces
Session 1 - Chair: Prof. Steven de Feyter
9.45 Daisy Pooler (RUG)
Light-Driven Rotary Molecular Motors Based on Oxindole
10.05 Brent Daelemans (KUL)
Synthesis and characterization of covalently bound N-heterocyclic carbenes on graphite for
10.25 Vanda Dašková (RUG)
Self-Resolving α-Ureidophosphonates and their Organocatalytic Enantioselective Synthesis
10.45 Coffee Break
Session 2 - Chair: Prof. Wim Dehaen
11.00 Tamara Rinkovec (KUL)
Exploring the fundamentals of the formation of self-assembled molecular networks at the
liquid-solid interface: a case study on isophthalic acids
11.20 Albert Schulte (RUG)
A Strategy for Engineering High Photolysis Efficiency of Photocleavable Protecting Groups
Through Cation Stabilization
11.40 Chao Liu (KUL)
Transition metal-free selective C-S bond cleavage of Ugi-adducts for rapid preparation of
Keynote Lecture - Chair: Michael Lerch
13.20 Prof. Anne Staubitz
The Importance of 3D structure in Light Switchable Materials
Session 3 - Chair: Sebastian Beil
14.05 Joachim Demaerel (KUL)
Ex situ generation of fluorinated gases as Sulfur(VI)–Fluoride Exchange (SuFEx) connectors
14.25 Qi Zhang (RUG)
The road to intrinsically dynamic materials: disulfide chemistry as a solution
14.45 Coffee Break
15.00 Poster Session
Session 4 - Chair: Prof. Ben Feringa
16.00 Sebastian Beil (RUG)
Electroorganic Oxidation Reactions for Cyclic Structures
16.25 Michael Lerch (RUG)
Towards a chemical operating system for soft robots
16.50 Upendra Sharma (KUL)
Shedding New Light on Boron-Centered Radical Chemistry
17.30 Merck Poster Prize Announcement and Closing of the Symposium
Transfer to Symposium Dinner
19.00 Reception, Dinner & Drinks at Domus
Team Building Activities
Programme Feringa Trip
5th of October
We offer you several options to choose from.
Glow in the Dark Golf
Compete in several rounds of exciting games of laser tag and declare a winner!
Enjoy your time with a classic game of bowling. Go for that strike!
Explore the magical world that is full of surprises during an 18-hole game.