A communication entitle “1D Self‐Assembly and Ice Recrystallization Inhibition Activity of Antifreeze Glycopeptide‐Functionalized Perylene Bisimides” just appeared online at Chemistry – A European Journal, with contributions from Charlie and Liam!
The study, lead by collaborator Brendan Wilkinson (from UNE, Australia), highlights the ice recrystallization inhibition (IRI) activity of 1D self-assembled structures of glycopeptide-functionalized perylene bisimides! Well done to all involved!
We had the pleasure of hosting our annual Timms Symposium, with a line-up of outstanding speakers! Prof Takuzo Aida spent some time with the Faul Research Group on Tuesday, before giving an outstanding lecture as the named Timms Lecturer on Wednesday afternoon!
In addition, Maha from the FRG joined the line-up of speakers and gave a great talk! Well done Maha!
Liam had his viva yesterday – and passed with flying colours! His external, Dr Hugo Bronstein from Cambridge, also gave an excellent talk in the afternoon!
Well done to Dr Liam, and thank you to Hugo!
Charl and Xiaoyu (former BCFN MSc student who worked in the FRG) met up in Beijing at the recent Alumni meeting. This was the second time they met up (Xiaoyu also came to visit Charl at Tsinghua).
Xiaoyu is doing well, working for a battery R&D company, whilst also exploring further opportunities. In addition to these more formal meeting, Charl, Xiaoyu, Jennifer and other friends from BISC met up for dinner! Great to catch up!
Yuanlei and Charl met up at the UoB’s China graduation ceremony, held, for the first time, in Shanghai! It was great to catch up with Yuanlei, who helped at the ceremony as volunteer. Yuanlei was also responsible for a for a great video of the event, which will be made public very soon!
It was a fantastic afternoon and a great privilege to share in the day with many UoB graduates and their families!
Well done and congratulations to those we graduated!