Chemistry

Chemistry

 

Visiting International Scholar (VIS) Participants in the Department of Chemistry

 

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Dr. Rolf Karlsson (VIS)
University of Tromsoe , Norway

Brock Academic Host: Dr. Tomas Hudlicky, Organic Chemistry
Academic term at Brock: January 24, 2011 - April 30, 2012

While at Brock, Dr. Alatorre will be pursuing research in the area of Synthetic Chemistry. Dr. Hudlicky, with related research interests will be assisting Dr. Karlsson in facillitating connections with other researchers in the Department of Chemistry.

 

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Sergio Alatorre-Santamaria (VIS)
Canadian Bureau of International Education, Mexico

Brock Academic Host: Dr. Tomas Hudlicky, Organic Chemistry
Academic term at Brock: August 2, 2011 - July 31, 2012

While at Brock, Dr. Alatorre will be completing a Post-doctoral Research Fellowship in Dr. Hudlicky's laboratory within the Department of Chemistry. Dr. Alatorre is a recipient of this award offered by Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAIT) and is completing research on Organic Chemistry/Biocatalysis.

 

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Dr. Mukund Ghavre (VIS)
Charles University, Czech Republic

Brock Academic Contact: Dr. Tomas Hudlicky, Chemistry
Academic term at Brock: March to July 2014

Dr. Mukund Ghavre is a postdoctoral researcher in the faculty of pharmacy at his home institution Charles University in Prague. Dr. Ghavre will be joining Dr. Hudlicky in the department of chemistry. He will be focusing his research in the area of synthesis of alkaloids and their derivatives.

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Carlos B. Albinana (VIS)
Charles University, Prague

Brock Academic Contact: Dr. Thomas Hudlicky
Academic term at Brock: March 1, 2015 to May 31, 2015

During his time at Brock, Carlos will will be working in the Department and Chemistry and the Centre for Biotechnology with Dr. Hudlicky on the following projects: 1) the pursuit of the 2nd generation synthesis of hydromorphone by cyloaddition methodology based on Vimal Varghese's 1st generation effort; 2) Optimization of O-demethylation of thebaine to oripavine.