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EU code
13.3 - Chemistry
Mobility
3 - PhD
Location
University of Leuven, Belgium
Subject
Chemistry
Course/Program
PhD project: Generic project on structure-activity relationship of the bioactivities of natural product analogues
Language
English
Language requirements
Good knowledge of English.
Academic requirements
Applicants must hold a Msc in Chemistry - Molecular Design and Synthesis
Max available positions
1
Information
In the laboratory of Organic synthesis, several abundant natural products including terpenoids and flavanoids with known biological activities are being modified with the aim of improving the biological properties. The student will be asked to prepare such a library of derivatives of such analogies. The biological activities are screened in collaboration with the Department of Pharmacy or other groups at KU Leuven. Techniques learned: organic synthesis and characterisation (NMR, MS, IR, UV, etc..). HPLC separations, advanced NMR characterisation techniques .
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Duration
36 months between Jul 15 2014 and Jul 14 2017
Contact person
Prof. Wim Dehaen (wim.dehaen@chem.kuleuven.be)