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Diskussionsforum FS 2014

Freitag, 16. Mai 16-18.30h

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Richard R. Ernst Lecture 2014

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Tag der offenen Laboratorien 2014

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On behalf of all faculty members, students, and staff, I warmly welcome you to the homepage of the Department of Chemistry and Applied Biosciences (D-CHAB) at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zürich. On these pages you find detailed information on research and education at our Department in the fields of chemistry, chemical and bio-engineering and pharmaceutical sciences.

Education - Faculty - Research

I hope you enjoy browsing through the web pages of the Department. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have further questions.

Prof. Dr. Massimo Morbidelli
Head of D-CHAB

ETH Life 2014: Reports from the research groups

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24.03.2014 Hot nanoparticles for cancer treatments

Research project of Prof. Dr. Jean-Christophe Leroux, Prof. Dr. Sortiris Pratsinis

Nanoparticles have a great deal of potential in medicine: for diagnostics, as a vehicle for active substances or a tool to kill off tumours using heat. ETH Zurich researchers have now developed particles that are relatively easy to produce and have a wide range of applications. More

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18.03.2014 Antimony nanocrystals for batteries

Prof. Dr. Maksym Kovalenko

Researchers from ETH Zurich and Empa have succeeded for the first time to produce uniform antimony nanocrystals. Tested as components of laboratory batteries, these are able to store a large number of both lithium and sodium ions. These nanomaterials operate with high rate and may eventually be used as alternative anode materials in future high-energy-density batteries. More

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17.03.2014 Follow the ant trail for drug design

Prof. Dr. Gisbert Schneider

New drugs often fail because they cause undesirable side-effects. ETH researchers have developed simulation software that predicts the properties of active agents and virtually builds new ones. The software’s search process is modelled after the behaviour of ants. More

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02.03. 2014 Homing in on cancer

Prof. Dr. Detlef Günther, Prof. Dr. Bernd Bodenmiller, University Hospital Zurich

Whether a tumour develops from individual cancer cells and whether metastases are formed depends on many factors in the affected tissue. Researchers at the University of Zurich and at ETH Zurich have come up with an imaging method that is able to simultaneously visualize a previously unachieved number of factors involved in cancer. More

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11.02.2014 Marine bacterium raises hopes

Research consortium headed by Prof. Dr. François Diederich

Chemists demonstrate how a newly discovered class of substance from a marine bacterium interferes with the metabolism of plants of pathogens. The substances offer a glimmer of hope in the fight against weeds and pathogens, which keep growing increasingly resistant to current treatment methods. More

   

>> ETH Life Reports 2013

Awards

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26. March 2014 Prof. Dr. Frédéric Merkt

Otto-Bayer-Prize 2014

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04. December 2013 Prof. Dr. Maksym Kovalenko

Ruzicka prize awardee 2013

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On 01. Oktober 2013 Prof. Dr. Michael Detmar

Member of the National Research Council, Division III

of the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF)

   
  >> more Awards 2013
 

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