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Jocelyne Vreede is new programme director of BSc in Chemical Sciences


Growing appreciation and interest in UvA/VU joint degree 1 February 2022 Since the beginning of this year, Dr Jocelyne Vreede is the new programme director of the Chemical Sciences Bachelor, which is taught as a joint degree with the Vrije Universiteit. Vreede succeeds Dr Sape Kinderman who held the position for over eight years. With […]

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Structure prediction of a bacterial spore membrane protein


Dr Jocelyne Vreede of the research group Computational Chemistry at the Van ‘t Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) worked together with researchers at the UvA’s Swammerdam Institute for Life Sciences (SILS) to elucidate the structure and dynamics of the spore membrane protein GerAB from the bacterium Bacillus subtilis. The study contributes to a better […]

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Calibrating a computational microscope


A team of computational chemists at the Van ‘t Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences of the University of Amsterdam and the Department of Chemistry of the University of Cambridge has developed a new method of seeing molecular motions by incorporating experimental kinetic rate constants into molecular simulations. The results were recently published in the Proceedings […]

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UvA researchers collaborate on new Handbook of Porous Materials


State-of-the-art reference work on synthesis, characterisation, and industrial application A group of authors including researchers and alumni from the Van ‘t Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) have just completed a four-volume reference work covering the fundamentals and key applications of porous materials. This “Handbook of Porous Materials” will be published in November by World […]

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