Oral Defense

2014

Concluded Oral Defense

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Name
Title
Date / Venue
Supervisor
1 Tan Boon Hong COBALT-CATALYZED ARYLZINCATION OF ALKYNES AND ALKENES INVOLVING 1,4-COBALT MIGRATION 22 Dec 2014 (Mon)
Conference Room, Level 2
Assoc Professor Naohiko Yoshikai
2 Le Mai Hoang Kim STRATEGIC CONSTRUCTION OF HIGHLY STEREOSELECTIVE GLYCOSIDIC BONDS: NEW CONCEPTS AND APPROACHES 09 Dec 2014(Tue)
Conference Room, Level 2
Assoc Professor Liu Xuewei
3 Xiang Shaohua Palladium-catalyzed Stereoselective Glycosylation with Glycal Donors: Novel Strategies for the Construction of Diverse Glycosidic Linkages 08 Dec 2014 (Mon)
Conference Room, Level 2
Assoc Professor Liu Xuewei
4 Feny NEW ASPECTS OF PHOSPHIRANE CHEMISTRY 08 Dec 2014 (Mon)
Conference Room, Level 2
Professor Francois Mathey
5 Bai Yaguang Palladium catalyzed reactions on glycal scaffolds – syntheses of glycal derivatives and C-glycosides 08 Dec 2014 (Mon)
Conference Room, Level 2
Assoc Professor Liu Xuewei
6 Wu Xiaojin Part I Selective Heck-type Reaction of Cyclic Olefins Part II Palladium-Catalyzed Alkylation of Heteroarenes 08 Dec 2014 (Mon)
Conference Room, Level 2
Asst Professor Steve Zhou
7 Toh Kah Kah Copper-Mediated Oxidative Molecular Transformations of N-Alkenyl/Alkynyl Enamine Carboxylates for Synthesis of Azaheterocycles 07 Nov 2014 (Fri)
Conference Room, Level 2
Professor Shunsuke Chiba
8 Ng Shuyi Pearly Synthesis of polyhydroxylated alkaloids via allene cyclisation 20 Oct 2014 (Mon)
Conference Room, Level 2
Assoc Professor Roderick Bates
9 Zhu Di Development of new methodologies towards the synthesis of functionalized heterocyclic isoxazolidines, isoxazoles and [1,2,4]triazoles 20 Oct 2014 (Mon)
Conference Room, Level 2
Asst Professor Dragoslav Vidovic
10 Cheng Ming Soon Development of Electroanalytical Methods for Studying Microbes 08 Oct 2014 (Wed)
Conference Room, Level 2
Assoc Professor Richard Webster
11 Dewi Susanti Gold catalyzed Cycloisomerization of Propargylic Alcohols and Acetates as Synthetic Strategies to N-Heterocycles 02 Oct 2014 (Thur)
Conference Room, Level 2
Assoc Professor Philip Chan
12 Parijat Borah Synthesis and Characterization of Novel Periodic Mesoporous Organosilicas (PMOs): Versatile Platforms for Catalysis 19 Sep 2014 (Fri)
Conference Room, Level 2
Assoc Professor Zhao Yanli
13 Yang Ruojie Functionalization of Aldehydes via N-Heterocyclic Carbene and Base Organic Catalysts 12 Sep 2014 (Fri)
Conference Room, Level 2
Assoc Professor Robin Chi
14 Liu Yu The [M(NHC)] (M= Pd, Pt) fragment in the synthesis of heteronuclear clusters 8 Sep 2014 (Mon)
Conference Room, Level 2
Assoc Professor Leong Weng Kee
15 Li Dan Gold-Catalyzed Cycloisomerization Strategies for the Stereoselective Synthesis of Carbocycles from Alkynes 03 Sep 2014 (Thur)
Conference Room, Level 2
Assoc Professor Philip Chan
16 Liu Fang Part I: Peptide Functionalized Materials for Gram-negative Bacteria Targeted PDT and LPS Sensing
Part II: Small Peptide and Membrane Lipid Based Self-assembled Nanostructures for Controlled Drug/Gene Delivery
03 Jul 2014 (Thur)
Conference Room, Level 2
Assoc Prof Li Tianhu
17 Jefri Sanusi Teguh Study of Photophysical Processes Using Raman And Fluorescence Spectroscopy at the Ensemble and Single Molecule Level 01 Jul 2014 (Tue)
Conference Room, Level 2
Assoc Prof Edwin Yeow
18 Zou Yinjun Heck Reaction of Alkyl Halides and a-Selective Heck Reaction of Styrenes 22 May 2014 (Thur)
Conference Room, Level 2
Asst Prof Steve Zhou
19 Li Lu Total Synthesis of Bistramide D 14 May 2014 (Wed)
Conference Room, Level 2
Assoc Prof Roderick Bates
20 He Xinyao OXIDATIVE OR METAL–MEDIATED CYCLIZATION APPROACHES TO CARBOCYCLES AND HETEROCYCLES 12 May 2014 (Mon)
Conference Room, Level 2
Lecturer Motoki Yamane
21 Tong Meng Kiat Benny Studies on Carbo- and Amino-Functionalization of Alkenes by Conjugate Addition and Hydroamindation 09 May 2014 (Fri)
Conference Room, Level 2
Professor Shunsuke Chiba
22 He Jiating Colloidal Synthesis and Applications of Surface-Bound Metal Nanowires 07 May 2014 (Wed)
Conference Room, Level 2
Assoc Prof Chen Hongyu
23 Wong Kee Shien Gwendeline The Analysis and Monitoring of Atmospheric Volatile Organic Compounds via Thermal Desorption Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometry 21 Apr 2014 (Mon)
Conference Room, Level 2
Assoc Prof Richard Webster
24 Meng Xiangjian Part I: Tungsten-Catalyzed Cyclization of Alkyne Derivatives
Part II: Palladium-Catalyzed C-H Bond Functionalization of Benzylic Phosphonic Monoesters
14 Apr 2014 (Thurs)
Conference Room, Level 2
Prof Sunggak Kim
25 Yao Lin The Synthesis of Hollow Silica Nanostructures by Co-Assembly of Silica and Surfactants 14 Apr 2014 (Mon)
Conference Room, Level 2
Assoc Prof Chen Hongyu
26 Xing Chong Activation and synthetic transformation of aldehydes and aldehyde equivalents enabled by organic catalysts 10 Apr 2014 (Thurs)
Conference Room, Level 2
Assoc Prof Robin Chi
27 Chan Li Yan Part I: Iron(III)-Catalyzed Reactions of Benzylic Analogs with Organosilanes & Conia-Ene Cyclization
Part II: Palladium(II)-Catalyzed C-H Functionalizations Using Mono-Phosphoric Acid Directing Group
27 Mar 2014 (Thur)
Conference Room, Level 2
Prof Sunggak Kim
28 Sivarajan S/O Kasinathan Application of Hydroformylation for the Stereoselective Synthesis of Piperidine Alkaloids 17 Mar 2014 (Mon)
Conference Room, Level 2
Assoc Prof Roderick Bates
29 Kumaran Elumalai The Activation of Alkynes with [Cp*MCl2]2 (M=Ir or Rh) Towards Hydroamination Reactions 12 Mar 2014 (Wed)
Meeting Room, Level 2
Assoc Prof Leong Weng Kee
30 Cai Shuting Synthetic Methodology of Carbohydrates: Access to Carbohydrate-Linked Heterocycles and Dimycolyl Diarabinoglycerol 03 Mar 2014 (Mon)
Conference Room, Level 2
Assoc Prof Liu Xuewei
31 Leow Min Li SYNTHESIS AND BIOLOGICAL STUDIES OF BENZOFURAN-BASED ESTROGEN RECEPTOR α MODULATORS, PYRIDONE ALKALOIDS AND ZANAMIVIR 12 Feb 2014 (Wed)
Meeting Room, Level 2
Assoc Prof Liu Xuewei
32 Zhou Yuan Part I: Targeting RNA Duplexes with Modified Triplex-Forming Oligonucleotides
Part II: Allosteric Modulation of RNA Local Structural Dynamics Induced by RIG-I Binding
04 Feb 2014 (Tue)
Conference Room, Level 2
Assoc Prof Li Tianhu
33 Xu Fengxia Part I: Functionalizations of Silicon-Based Compounds
Part II: Displacement of Halogen Atom in Aqueous Media
23 Jan 2014 (Thurs)
Conference Room, Level 2
Prof Loh Teck Peng
34 Liu Sijia Part I: Desymmetrization of Cyclic Olefins via Asymmetric Heck Reaction and Hydroarylation
Part II: Fast Suzuki Coupling of Heteroaryl Tosylates
22 Jan 2014 (Wed)
Conference Room, Level 2
Asst Prof Steve Zhou
35 Yang Junfeng Part I: Catalytic Asymmetric Arylation of Esters for Profen Synthesis
Part II: Fast Suzuki Coupling of Heteroaryl Chlorides
20 Jan 2014 (Mon)
Conference Room, Level 2
Asst Prof Steve Zhou
36 Yap See Leng Jeanette Design and Synthesis of Chiral Organopalladium-Amine Complexes 16 Jan 2014 (Thurs)
Conference Room, Level 2
Prof Leung Pak Hing
37 Xu Baochang DNA I-Motif: Application to Epigenetics and Biosensing 16 Jan 2014 (Thurs)
Conference Room, Level 2
Asst Prof Shao Fangwei
38 Ding Zhenhua Cobalt-Catalyzed Alkenylation and Alkylation of Heteroarenes 15 Jan 2014 (Wed)
Conference Room, Level 2
Assoc Prof Naohiko Yoshikai
39 Qin Liena Regioselective Heck Reactions of Aliphatic Olefins 15 Jan 2014 (Wed)
Conference Room, Level 2
Asst Prof Steve Zhou
40 Li Cheng Design, synthesis and characterization of fatty acid esters in food flavors and nutritional supplements 13 Jan 2014 (Mon)
Conference Room, Level 2
Assoc Prof Li Tianhu
41 Shao Qing Construction of Novel Optical Imaging Probes and Their Applications in Bioassays 09 Jan 2014 (Thurs)
Conference Room, Level 2
Assoc Prof Xing Bengang
42 Chia Siew Peng Synthesis of Base-Stabilized Heavier Low Valent Group 14 Complexes 08 Jan 2014 (Wed)
Conference Room, Level 2
Asst Prof So Chueuk Wai
43 Zhang Shuhua Amidinate-Stabilized Silicon and Germanium 08 Jan 2014 (Wed)
Conference Room, Level 2
Asst Prof So Chueuk Wai
44 Too Pei Chui Studies on Transition Metal–Mediated Functionalization of Alkynes for Synthesis of Azaheterocycles 07 Jan 2014 (Tue)
Conference Room, Level 2
Lecturer Motoki Yamane
45 Tan Ying Shan Electrochemical Studies of Vitamin A and Vitamin E in Organic Solvents 06 Jan 2014 (Mon)
Conference Room, Level 2
Assoc Prof Richard Webster
46 Stephen Sanjaya Studies on Aminofunctionalization of Carbon-Carbon Double Bonds Towards Synthesis of Azaheterocycles 02 Jan 2014 (Thurs)
Conference Room, Level 2
Professor Shunsuke Chiba