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Tuesday, 25 October 2016

Michal Shavit, Scientist at Eloxx Pharmaceutical

Michal Shavit

Michal Shavit

Scientist at Eloxx Pharmaceutical


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Eloxx Pharmaceutical
 – Present (2 months)Ness Ziona

Research Scientist

 –  (1 year)Ness Ziona, Israel

Postdoctoral Researcher

Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
 –  (7 months)Haifa

Teaching Assistant

Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
 –  (5 years)Haifa Area, Israel

Research Assistant

Columbia University
 –  (1 year 1 month)


Technion - Israel Institute of Technology

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Chemistry

The Hebrew University

Master of Science (MSc), Chmistry

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Bachelor’s Degree, Chmistry


Preparation and X-Ray Structures of Ti(IV) Complexes of Bis(carboxylato) Ligands; Formation of Mono-, Di-, Tetra- and Hexanuclear Complexes With or Without OR and μ-O Ligands

Eur. J. Inorg. Chem.
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Synthesis, Characterization, Cytotoxicity, and Hydrolytic Behavior of C2 and C1-Symmetrical Ti(IV) Complexes of Tetradentate Diamine Bis(Phenolato) Ligands: A New Class of Antitumor Agents

Chem. Eur. J
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TiIV Complexes of Branched Diamine Bis(phenolato) Ligands: Hydrolysis and Cytotoxicity

Eur. J. Inorg. Chem.
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Increased Selectivity toward Cytoplasmic versus Mitochondrial Ribosome Confers Improved Efficiency of Synthetic Aminoglycosides in Fixing Damaged Genes: A Strategy for Treatment of Genetic Diseases Caused by Nonsense Mutations

Journal of Medicinal Chemistry

Design of Novel Aminoglycoside Derivatives with Enhanced Suppression of Diseases-Causing Nonsense Mutations

ACS Medicinal Chemistry Letters
February 8, 2016
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Tuesday, 18 October 2016

Michele Aresta

Michele Aresta
Michele Aresta
IMM Chair, NUS, Singapore Scientific Coordinator of CIRCC, Consortium on Catalysis, Italy
Doctor Industrial Chemistry, University of Milan-Italy, Research Assistant with Prof. R.S. Nyholm, University College, London
Professional Career:
1971-1975 Assistant Professor, University of Bari, Italy; 1975-1985 Associate Professor, University of Bari and University of Lecce, Italy; 1985-2012 Full Professor, University of Bari; Invited Professor 1982-2010 at the Institute de Catalyse, CNRS-Lyon(FR), Universities of Dijon (FR), Toulouse (FR), Bordeaux (FR), Rennes (FR); Tsukuba Research Centre (J); Sao Carlos (BR); Ekaterinburg (RU); Tianjin (CHINA).
over 250 Research Articles in Chemistry in International Journals until April 2012; Editor of seven books on “CO2 chemistry” with Wiley, Reidel, ACS. Editor of the Book “Biorefinery: from Biomass to Chemicals and Fuels”, De Gruyter; Editor of the Book “Inorganic Micro and Nano-Materials. Synthesis and characterization”, De Gruyter. Author of numerous Chapters of Books upon invitation.
Awards and Honors:
Award of the Italian Chemical Society for the work on “Carbon Dioxide Activation” (1990). “Renoir Prize” for the diffusion of knowledge (1989). Awards from the Rectors of the University of Krakow, Wroclaw, Poznan, Opole for the dissemination of Sustainable Chemical Processes and curricula innovation in Chemistry (1991-1998). Recognition certificates by the Fuel Division of the American Chemical Society for the dissemination of Carbon Dioxide Chemistry. Honorary Professor of the University of Tianjin, 2004. Award of the Societé Francaise de Chimie for Inorganic Chemistry, 2005-06. IMM Chair NUS, Singapore 2013.

Dr. Michele Aresta is a Professor of Inorganic Chemistry at the University of Bari in Bari, Italy. Dr. Aresta serves as a Member of Scientific Advisory Board at Liquid Light Corporation. Dr. Aresta is President of the Inorganic Chemistry Division of the Italian Chemical Society and Director of the Inter-university Consortium of Chemical Reactivity and Catalysis (CIRCC). He is the author or Editor of four books on the subject of carbon dioxide utilization. His awards include the Renoir Prize, Award of the Societe Francaise de Chimie, and the Award of the Italian Chemical Society for his work on Carbon Dioxide Utilization. Dr. Aresta is a Global Leader in carbon dioxide chemistry and the chemistry of small molecules. His research for 25 years has focused on catalytic means of using carbon dioxide as a feedstock for the chemical industry. Dr. Aresta holds a PhD in Industrial Chemistry from the University of Milan, Italy.
University of Bath

Research experience

  • Jan 2015–
    Dec 2016
    David Parkin Professor
    University of Bath · Department of Chemical Engineering
    United Kingdom
    Development of new reactors
  • Jan 2012–
    Aug 2016
    IMM Chair
    National University of Singapore · Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
    Singapore · Singapore
  • Nov 1970–
    Nov 2012
    Università degli Studi di Bari · Department of Chemistry · Aresta-Quaranta-Dibenedetto
    Italy · Bari

imageProfessor Michele ARESTA

Professor of Chemistry and
Director of CIRCC- National Consortium on Catalysis
President of the Inorganic Chemistry
Division of the Italian Chemical Society
Michele Aresta Professor of Chemistry at the University of Bari-IT until 2012, since 2013 holds the IMM Chair at the Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Department, Engineering Faculty at NUS-SG and chairs the Scientific Committee of the Interuniversity Consortium on Chemical Reactivity and Catalysis-ICCDU, Italy. His main reserach interests are: chemistry of small molecules, catalysis, carbon recycling, utilization of CO2 in the synthesis of chemicals, conversion of waste biomass into chemicals and fuels, photochemical reactions. He was and stilli is co-ordinator of several international and national projects.
He served as Italy delegate in EU Programmes. He was Director of the Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, and of the Department of Chemistry at the University of Bari. He was Dean of the Environmental Sciences Faculty at the same University for over 10 years. He is author of over 250 peer reviewed papers and author or editor of seven books on "CO2 utilization" and "Biomass utilization implementing the concept of biorefinery". He received several awards, among which the Renoir Prize for the dissemination of scientific culture, the Award of the Italian Chemical Society for the pioneering work on CO2 utilization, the Award of the Societé Française de Chimie for Inorganic Chemistry, several Awards of ACS, the Green Chemistry Award of the Chinese Academy. He is Honorary Professor at the University of Tianjin-Tianjin Chin

Prof. Michele Aresta

Director, Inter-university Consortium of Chemical Reactivity and Catalysis (CIRCC), University of Bari, EuroBioRef

Speeches and presentations:
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R. Tom Baker

R. Tom Baker
R. Tom Baker
Professor of Chemistry and Director, Centre for Catalysis Research and Innovation, University of Ottawa, Canada
B.Sc. (Honours) in Chemistry (1975) from UBC, Canada and Ph.D. in Inorganic Chemistry (1980) from UCLA (with M. Frederick Hawthorne).
Professional Career:
1980-1981 Postdoctoral Fellow with Philip Skell at Penn State University; 1981-1996 Research chemist at DuPont CR&D, Delaware, USA; 1996-2008 Staff scientist and Program Manager, Los Alamos National laboratory, New Mexico, USA; 2008-present Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Catalysis Science for Energy Applications, CCRI Director and Chemistry professor at uOttawa, Canada; 2012 invited professor at ENS Lyon, France.
More than 100 peer-reviewed publications and 18 US patents.
Awards and Honors:
2009 Appointed Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2011 Canadian Institute of Chemistry's Green Chemistry and Engineering award and 2013 Kalev Pugi award from the Canadian chapter of the Society of Chemical Industry.
Research Interests:
Mild catalyzed routes for biomass conversion including tandem catalysis schemes; greener synthesis of small molecule hydrofluorocarbons and fluoropolymers using organometallic catalysis; catalysts for selective hydrogen release from chemical hydrides; new classes of 'tunable' heterogeneous catalysts.

Jitendra K. Bera

Jitendra K. Bera
Professor, IIT Kanpur, India
Bera received his M. Sc. from the University of Kalyani in 1993 and his Ph.D. from the Indian Institute of Science in 1999. After a couple of postdoctoral stints at Purdue University and at Texas A&M University, he joined the faculty at IIT Kanpur in 2003 where he is presently a Professor. He is the recipient of the Ramanna fellowship and the SwarnaJayanti fellowship from DST, India, and has received the CRSI bronze medal for the year 2011. Bera's research interests span synthetic, structural and mechanistic organometallic chemistry. Recent efforts are directed toward bifunctional activation of small and abundant molecules and their catalytic transformations to useful and value-added chemicals.

Jitendra K. Bera

Dr. Jitendra K. Bera

Academic Background
May -June 2014   Visiting Professor, University Paul Sabatier, France
Jan - Feb 2014     Visiting Professor, Osaka University, Japan
2012 - present        Professor of Chemistry, IIT-Kanpur
2008 - 2011           Associate Professor of Chemistry, IIT-Kanpur
2003 - 2007           Assistant Professor of Chemistry, IIT-Kanpur
2000 -2003          Post-doc, Texas A&M University, USA.
1999 - 2000          Post-doc, Purdue University, USA.
1999                       Ph D, Indian Institute of Science Bangalore, India.
1993                       M. Sc. Kalyani University
            1990                       B. Sc. Vidyasagar University
Research Interest
  • Bimetallic Synergism
  • Small Molecule Activation
  • Metal-Ligand Cooperativity
  • N-Heterocyclic Carbene
  • Green Chemistry
Professional Societies Membership and Activities
  • Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs, IIT Kanpur, 2014-2016
  • Member, Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI) Council, 2014-2017
  • Member, National Organizing Committee (NOC) -MTIC, 2014
  • Member of the Editorial Board of  Resonance -Journal of Science Education
  • Member of the International Advisory Board of the XXV ICOMC (Lisbon, 2012)
  • Member of the International Advisory Board of the XXVI ICOMC (Sapporo, Japan, 2014)
  • Life Member, Chemical Research Society of IndiaBangalore (1999 )

 Fellowships and Awards
IIT Kanpur
Satish Chandra Agarwal Chair
National Academy of Sciences
Indian Academy of Sciences.
Chemical Research Society of India
Bronze medal
Department of Science and Technology, India
Swarnajayanti Fellowship
Department of Science and Technology, India
Ramanna Fellowship

Ten Recent Publications
(1) J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015137, 6168. (2) Organometallics 201534, 0000. (3) J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014,136, 13987. (4)  Chem. Eur. J. 201420, 16537. (5)  Chem. Eur. J. 201420, 6542. (6) Tetrahedron Lett. 201455, 1444. (7) Chem. Commun.201349, 9764. (8) Organometallics 201332, 4306. (9) Inorg. Chem. 201352, 1432. (10)  Organometallics 201332, 340.

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