Confirmed lecturers

Plenary lecturers:

Miguel Bañares

Determining which is the active oxygen site in supported vanadium oxide catalysts

Spanish National Research Council (CSIC-Instituto de Catálisis), Madrid,, Spain. 

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Alison Butler

“Biochemical and biological impacts of vanadium haloperoxidases.” 

University of California, Santa Barbara, USA

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Debbie Crans

“Immunotherapy – a new application of vanadium combating cancer.”

Dept. of Chemistry, Colorado State University, USA.

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Peter Lay

“Speciation and biodistribution of vanadium: vanadium essentiality, drug efficacy and microfossils & astrobiology”

School of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, The University of Sydney, Australia

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Armando Pombeiro

“Synthesis and catalytic applications of vanadium complexes with N- or O-Ligands.”

Centro de Química Estructural, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal

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Lecturers:

Manuel Aureliano Alves

“Thirty years of dancing with decavanadate: From chemistry to “in vivo” studies!” 

Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia (FCT), University of Algarve, Portugal 

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Amie K. Boal

“Crystallographic applications of vanadyl as a mimic of high-valent iron intermediates in metalloenzymes.”

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Department of Chemistry, The Pennsylvania State University, USA

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Isabel Correia

Characterization and biological activity screening of new oxidovanadium(IV)-3-hydroxyl-2-naphthoylhydrazones” 

Centro de Química Estrutural, Complexo Interdisciplinar

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Joao Costa Pessoa

“Pitfalls when measuring in-vitro biological activities of phenanthroline-containing vanadium complexes.”

Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal

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Ana Maria da Costa Ferreira

“Oxindolimine-vanadium complexes as potential anticancer agents: DNA binding, cytotoxicity and main targets.”

Universidade de São Paulo, Instituto de Química, Laboratório de Bioinorgânica, Catálise e Farmacologia, São Paulo, Brasil

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Pierluca Galloni

“V-catalysed bromination of tetrapyrrolyc rings.”

Organic and Organometallic Chemistry, University of Roma Tor Vergata, Italy

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Eugenio Garribba

“Integrative spectroscopic-docking methods for the study of the interaction between vanadium complexes and proteins”

Department of Chemistry and Pharmacy, Università degli Studi di Sassari, Italy

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Enrique González Vergara

“Synthesis, characterization, biological and theoretical studies of metforminium and citosinium decavanadates”

Centro de Química, Instituto de Ciencias, Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla, México

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Guillermo González Moraga

“Vanadium oxide hybrid nanostructures. Morphology, vanadium oxidation state and properties.” 

Departamento de Química, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de Chile, Chile

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M. Olga Guerrero-Pérez

“Role of vanadium oxides in chemical conversion and pollution abatement” 

Departamento de Ingeniería Química, Universidad de Málaga, Spain

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Jens Hartung

“Mechanism of bromide oxidation in bromoperoxidase-catalyzed reactions”

Technische Universitaet Kaiserslautern, Germany

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Yoshihito Hayashi

Coordination-mode dependent catalytic activity on undeca- and dodeca-vanadates” 

Department of Chemistry, Kanazawa University, Japan

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Anastasios Keramidas

Metal-ligand reversible electron transfer reactions triggered by pH, temperature and/or light in Vanadium – quinones/semiquinones/hydroquinones systems, and reactivity towards O2 activation.”

Department of Chemistry, University of Cyprus, Cyprus

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Ignacio León

“Decoding the antitumor activity of VO-compounds in a human osteosarcoma model: the role of FAK and caspases on cell death pathways”

CEQUINOR, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, La Plata, Argentina

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Giulia Licini

V-Based Aminotriphenolate Complexes as Catalysis for Oxidation”

Dipartimento di Scienze Chimiche, Università degli Studi di Padova, Italy

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Craig C. McLauchlan

“Interactions of oxovanadates with proteins”

Department of Chemistry, Illinois State University

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Mannar Maurya

“Dinuclear vanadium(IV&V) complexes”

Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee Roorkee, India

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Toshiyuki Moriuchi

“Oxovanadium(V)-catalyzed urea formation by using carbon dioxide”

Department of Applied Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University Suita, Japan

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Hiroaki Sasai

“Recent progress in chiral vanadium catalysis.”

The Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research (ISIR), Osaka University, Osaka, Japan

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Tatsuya Ueki

“Genetic mechanism and function of Vanadium in Ascidians”

Mukaishima Marine Laboratory, Graduate School of Science, Hiroshoma University, Japan

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Diego Venegas-Yazigi

“Polyalkoxovanadates, a powerful family for mixed-valence studies”

Dept. Chemistry of Materials, Facultad de Química y Biología, Universidad de Santiago de Chile (USACH), Chile

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Patricia Williams

“Flavonoid-Oxidovanadium(IV) complexes: anti- or pro-oxidant compounds? Mechanisms of their anticancer action.”

CEQUINOR, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, La Plata, Argentina

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Cristiano Zonta

“Supramolecular stereodynamic metal complexes for fast and reliable enantiomeric excess determination”

Dept. Chemical Sciences, University of Padova, Italy

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