Chemistry and Pharmacy News

Chemistry & Pharmacy News is the quarterly newsletter of the Faculty of Chemistry & Pharmacy, edited and written by Dr. Rian Dewhurst of the Institut für Anorganische Chemie. The newsletter aims to bring you all the important news from the department with an emphasis on ground-breaking research highlights, in cooperation with the Faculty Facebook site. (look on the left, also accessible without an account)

We want to hear about any news from the department, e.g. interesting papers, events, awards, prizes, successful grants etc. Any news stories or suggestions will be greatly appreciated, in either German or English. Photos are particularly welcome! Contact us via email: Opens window for sending emailnewsletter-chemie@uni-wuerzburg.de.

Stories in this issue:

  • chemcup 2013
  • Gen für Schizophrenie entdeckt
  • sugar-based weapons against resitant bacteria
  • new humboldt fellows and faculty positions

Stories in this issue:

  • Würzburg Chemistry ambassador in Afghanistan
  • Inorganic Chemists close the yellow gap for led lightning
  • new faculty member
  • poster prize
  • honour for Prof. Holzgrabe

Stories in this issue:

  • modelling dissolved biomolecules with computers
  • anti-malarial compounds from congolese jungle vines
  • Zerstörerische Umarmung
  • Akademische Abschlussfeier der Fakultät

Stories in this issue:

  • Nanodiamonds and carbon monoxide
  • imaging carbon nanotubes
  • social and narcassistic molecules
  • undergraduate research exchange to canada

Stories in this issue:

  • Molecular machines respond to electric stimulus
  • King of the small - Cutting-edge scanning electron microscopy
  • Silane-carbene bond activation: To watch a catalyst die

Stories in this issue:

  • Halogen-Halogen interactions - new glue for stacking dyes
  • metal-organic frameworks
  • low-valent silicon compounds
  • quinolone drug candidates
  • Charge transport by single chlorophyll nanotubes
  • Licht und Materie
  • Neues aus dem Bor-Universum

Stories in this issue:

  • five-electron boroles
  • squaraine chromophores - how a dye stacks up
  • creating the perfect model of imperfection
  • flattening 4-coordinate boron