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How EXACTly can we measure our data?

Iyke’s latest publication has just come out online – “EXtended ACquisition Time (EXACT) NMR—A Case for ′Burst′ Non-Uniform Sampling” describes a novel approach to Non-uniform sampling in the direct dimension of NMR spectra which allows us to extend the acquisition times … Continue reading

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It’s getting hot in here!

Catharine and Jess’s paper on NOE measurements being used to elucidate tiny changes in conformer populations with temperature has been accepted for publication in Chem Comm. They quantified changes of ~98:2 to ~96:4 in conformer populations with increasing temperature for … Continue reading

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Iyke’s First Paper

Iyke has published his work on increasing sensitivity and resolution in EXSIDE measurements: Pure-shift IMPRESS EXSIDE – Easy measurement of 1 H- 13C scalar coupling constants with increased sensitivity and resolution Sensitivity is increased up to 1000% in some of … Continue reading

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Siying joins the group!

Siying Zhong, fresh out of her Chemical Synthesis Centre for Doctoral Training bootcamp has joined the group. She is co-supervised for her PhD by Professor Varinder Aggarwal, and splits her time between synthesis with his group and NMR/computation with ours.

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Comings and Goings

So it’s been a hectic couple of months, and this is a little late, but the group has stepped forward another year, and there have been a few changes recently: Godi passed her PhD viva back in September and left us … Continue reading

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Jess and Steph surpassed themselves with some amazing NMR analysis on exquisite compounds prepared by Matt Burns (supervised by Prof. Varinder Aggarwal), and building on calculations by Dr Stephanie Essafi (Prof. Jeremy Harvey). The end result formed the basis of … Continue reading

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Iyke Wins!

Ikenna Ndukwe has won the 2014 prize for best oral presentation at the Royal Society of Chemistry NMR Discussion Group postgraduate meeting held in Nottingham earlier this week! Iyke’s talk on “Sensitivity and Resolution Enhancement in EXSIDE and band-selective EXSIDE” … Continue reading

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Industrially-sponsored PhD Studentship available

The following post has now been filled. Thanks to all those who expressed interest. We have a PhD studentship available, in collaboration with C4X Discovery investigating “Spectrum to Structure – Improving NMR methods to solve 3D molecular structure in solution”. … Continue reading

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Welcome to new group members!

We have had five new members join the group in October. Jess Bame, our US-attache begins her PhD examining NOE-Distance relationships and their applications to molecular conformational and structure determination in solution. Steph Bull, Nicky Kilburn, Thomas Floyd and Thomas Leman all start their … Continue reading

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Catharine passes her viva!

Catharine screamed (not literally) through her PhD viva with Prof. Gareth Morris and Dr Matt Crump – with minor corrections to come before Doctor-hood becomes hers. Well done Catharine, now just a short post-doc, house-moving and a wedding to get … Continue reading

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