Special Issue "Selected Papers from the XXV National Meeting of the Portuguese Chemical Society (XXV-EN-SPQ)"

A special issue of Catalysts (ISSN 2073-4344).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 15 January 2018

Special Issue Editors

Guest Editor
Prof. Dr. Artur M. S. Silva

QOPNA & Department of Chemistry, University of Aveiro, Portugal
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Interests: organic synthesis; organocatalysis, transition-metal catalysis; oxygen and nitrogen heterocyclic compounds; chemistry of natural products; green chemistry; microwave-assisted organic synthesis; ohmic heating-assisted organic synthesis
Guest Editor
Prof. Dr. Carlos A. M. Afonso

Research Institute for Medicines (iMed.ULisboa), Faculty of Pharmacy, Universidade de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal
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Interests: catalysis; medicinal chemistry and sustainable chemistry
Guest Editor
Dr. Pedro Góis

Research Institute for Medicines (iMed.ULisboa), Faculty of Pharmacy, Universidade de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal
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Interests: catalysis; medicinal chemistry and chemical biology

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

The XXV National Meeting of the Portuguese Chemical Society (XXV-EN-SPQ) will be held in the beautiful city of Lisbon at the Pharmacy Faculty of the Lisbon University, from 16–19 July, 2017.

This will be a unique event that will bring together the Portuguese Chemical Society to celebrate the XXV edition of SPQ National Meetings. This biannual meeting is the major event of SPQ and embraces the activities of all areas and branches of chemistry.

Under the general theme of Chemistry in Action, the XXV-EN-SPQ will have an exciting scientific program lead by renowned international experts, which will focus on the central role of chemistry in solving fundamental problems of modern societies at the interface of biology, material and environmental sciences.

The list of confirmed speakers includes, João Rocha (recipient of the Ferreira da Silva ward), Adrián Silva (recipient of the Vicente Seabra Medal) and the plenary speakers, Ben Davis (University of Oxford), Herbert Waldmann (Max Planck Institute of Molecular Physiology), Rui Moreira, University of Lisbon), Stephen Caddick (University College London), Antonello Mai, Sapienza Università di Roma), Stefan Matile (University of Geneva), João Mano (University of Aveiro), Erwin Reisner (University of Cambridge), David Milstein (The Weizmann Institute of Science), Armando Pombeiro (University of Lisbon), Paul Chirik (Princeton University), Antonio Echavarren, ICIQ, Spain).

The XXV-EN-SPQ welcomes participants from industry, government as well as academia which are cordially invited to contribute with original research papers or reviews to this Special Issue of Catalysts.

For more details, please visit http://xxvenspq.eventos.chemistry.pt/.

Prof. Dr. Artur Silva
Prof. Dr. Carlos Afonso
Dr. Pedro Góis
Guest Editors

Manuscript Submission Information

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