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EU code
13.3 - Chemistry
Mobility
4 - Post-Doc
Location
University of Leuven, Belgium
Subject
Chemistry
Course/Program
Post doc exchange project in Synthesis and application of novel heteracalixarenes
Language
English
Language requirements
Good knowledge of English.
Academic requirements
Applicants must hold a PhD in Chemistry - Molecular Design and Synthesis
Max available positions
1
Information
In this project, we aim to use this array of novel calixarene structures as a platform for the attachment of groups that can function as binders for molecules or ions of interest. This can be done making use of methodology earlier elaborated in the group. After the synthesis and characterization, the receptors will be evaluated for their binding properties by different spectral techniques. Techniques learned: Use of transition-metal catalysis, optimalisation of reaction conditions, organic synthesis and characterisation (NMR, MS, IR, UV, etc..). HPLC chiral separations.
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Duration
6 months between Sep 15 2014 and Mar 14 2017
Contact person
Prof. Wim Dehaen (wim.dehaen@chem.kuleuven.be)