Wednesday, 7 October 2015
Thursday, 1 October 2015
The Browne Group welcomes PhD Student David J. Cutress who joins the Browne, and Brophy (Aberystwyth) groups. Davids PhD is sponsored by the NRN Life Science Research Network Wales . David has the exciting/daunting (delete as appropriate) task of designing, synthesising and testing compounds that may inhibit liver fluke (a liver parasite). Davids project is entitled 'Towards validation of an immune suppressor protein from liver fluke as a drug target'. David studied genetics and biochemistry at Aberystwyth University IBERS receiving a first class degree along with the 'Society of Biology Top Student Award' after finishing his degree he was granted the 'Walter Idris Jones' bursary for a joint lab based project with the Geology and Microbiology departments studying novel glacial microbe species, in particular exosome vesicle activities.
Monday, 28 September 2015
The Browne Group welcomes MChem Student Toby Sydenham who joins the Browne, Fallis and Amaroso groups for his final year project.....3 supervisors, I didn't think anyone would pick that project. Toby does an excellent James Blunt impression!
Wednesday, 23 September 2015
The Browne Group welcomes Stefan Burger an ERASMUS student coming from Technische Universität München (TUM) and Louis Frentzel-Beyme an ERASMUS student coming from Ruhr-Universität Bochum. Stefan and Louis join both the Browne and Melen groups for joint collaborative projects.
Monday, 6 July 2015
The Browne lab welcomes Summer student Alex Bukvic who will work on an industrially funded summer studentship. Aside from chemistry Alex enjoys white-water rafting in the south of France, although wouldn't recommend driving in a car that is at the end of its life!
Tuesday, 16 June 2015
The Browne Group welcomes Hubert Meissel who joins both the Browne and Hammond groups for his Catalysis CDT sabbatical II placement with the Catalysis CDT.
Monday, 15 June 2015
June 2015 Congratulations to Stephen (MChem), Gareth (B.Sc.) and Krystie (B.Sc.) who finish up their projects, thanks for all of the hard work.
The Browne Research Group welcomes Laura Repusseau who joins as an ERASMUS summer student from INSA Rouen.
Monday, 1 June 2015
Welcome to Quentin Bernard who joins DLB and Harris groups for 8 weeks from Pierre-Gilles de Gennes École nationale de chimie physique et biologie de Paris!
Tuesday, 26 May 2015
Our collaborative work with Ley, Lapkin and Nolan Groups is published – Congratulations Christiane!
C. Schotten, D. Plaza, S. Manzini, S. P. Nolan, S. V. Ley, D. L. Browne*, A. Lapkin* ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 2015, 3, 1453-1459.
Tuesday, 12 May 2015
Saturday, 9 May 2015
Wednesday, 6 May 2015
Tuesday, 5 May 2015
Our collaborative work with the Harris group employing mechanochemistry is published
035 Discovery of New Metastable Polymorphs in a Family of Urea Co-Crystals by Solid-State Mechanochemistry
Y. Zhou, F. Guo, C. E. Hughes, D. L. Browne, T. Peskett, K. D. M. Harris* Cryst. Growth Des. 2015, 15, 2901-2907.
Thursday, 16 April 2015
DLB was awarded a travel bursary to gives a presentation and poster at dial-a-molecule meeting on Closed Loop Optimisation, GSK, Stevenage.
Monday, 13 April 2015
Wednesday, 8 April 2015
Wednesday, 18 February 2015
DLB Gives a Lecture at the RSC South-West Regional Meeting in Reading. Cardiff Attendees were Joey, Christiane and members of the Elliott and Wirth Groups. Thanks to Mark Elliott for stepping up to the bus-driving plate and getting everyone to the gig on time! Congratulations to Rich (Wirth Group) for 1st prize poster.
Wednesday, 11 February 2015
DLB delivers his *New Lecture Course* on Retrosynthesis to 3rd year students as part of the module CH3303 Advanced Organic Chemistry. The next generation of “Master Builders” are in training.
Thursday, 5 February 2015
Tuesday, 3 February 2015
Thursday, 22 January 2015
The Browne lab welcomes B.Sc. students Gareth Freeman & Krystie Anacoura who joins the group for their final year projects.
Monday, 5 January 2015
The Browne Research Group welcomes Christiane Schotten who joins as the first PhD student! Congratulations and good luck to her on her chemical adventures, no pressure! Christiane joins from RWTH Aachen where during her B.Sc. she conducted a final year research project with Prof. Palkovits. For her M.Sc. degree she carried our projects with Prof. Wessling, Prof. Liauw, Prof. Bolm, Prof. Leitner and Prof. Lapkin (University of Cambridge). Christiane enjoys swimming, singing and board games and has promised to supply biscuits from her home town!
Thursday, 1 January 2015
DLB Guest Editorial and Cluster on Progress in Organo-Fluroine Chemistry appears in print in Synlett. Thanks to all of the contributors and Thieme for making this happen!
D. L. Browne* Synlett 2015, 26, 33-35.