Kelly Kilpin

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RSC Emerging Technologies Competition

The Final of the 2013 RSC Emerging Technologies Competition will take place on 5th June 2013 at the Chemistry Centre, Piccadilly, London. The finalists will pitch to a judging panel and the winners will be announced during the award ceremony.

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Next Generation Reaction Platforms: Technology Showcase

April 2013, Brunel University London
A showcase of the latestĀ technology. Take part in the sandpit afternoon session – CMAC and Dial-a-Molecule are making available PROOF OF CONCEPT FUNDING to invite proposals addressing five NGRP CHALLENGES.

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Using Synthetic Biology to Dial-a-Molecule II: Defining the path to success

February 2013, GSK Stevenage
A debate organised to discuss how synthetic biology may transform the way we make molecules in the future, including discussionsĀ around enzyme optimisation, biosynthesis and pathways, and future applications of synthetic biology

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Drug Discovery: Leveraging Academic Impact Through Novel Fragments

February 2013, University of HuddersfieldĀ 
A theme event held in collaboration with SMSdrug.net and the 3D Fragment Consortium

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Diversity in natural product families is governed by more than enzyme promiscuity alone: establishing control of the pacidamycin portfolio

“Diversity in natural product families is governed by more than enzyme promiscuity alone: establishing control of the pacidamycin portfolio” by Rebecca Goos et al. was published in Chemical Science end of last year. The article describes the researchers’ success in directing the production of some specific antibiotics in bacteria. By manipulating the genes responsible for …

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First Annual Meeting of Dial-a-Molecule Grand Challenge Network

July 2012, University of Warwick
The first meeting held after the funding renewal, discussing the progress the Network had made in the initial phase and the opportunities available in the second phase. Ā The Roadmap was formally published on this day.

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Rapid Reaction Analysis Workshop

September 2011, University of Strathclyde
Held under the Rapid Reaction Analysis theme, the workshop tackled one of the challenges crucial to Dial-a-Molecule: how can we analyse reactions faster, ideally in real time?

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Reactor Platforms for the 21st Century Lab

August 2011, GSK Stevenage
A two-day meeting containing plenary talks and breakout discussion sessions aimed at defining future research agenda and to produce ideas and directions for the Roadmap

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A Step Change in Synthesis Meeting

August 2011, AstraZeneca
Held under the “A step-change in molecular synthesis theme”, this two day meeting included presentations from the champions of the theme and small group discussions on the emerging themes in synthesis

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The Smart Laboratory: Towards a national ELN meeting

July 2011, Southampton
A two day meeting held under the Lab of the Future theme to tackle the important matters regarding the need to capture information on all reactions carried out, not just the most successful, and how ELNs in academia can play a part in this

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