DLZ visits Laval University

On December 3rd DLZ had the privilege of giving a seminar on phosphonate and organofluorine biochemistry to the Dept. of Chemistry at Laval.  DLZ thanks Prof. Jean-François Paquin, a leader in the field of organofluorine synthetic methodology, for the invitation and the warm hospitality during his visit. Advertisements

NSERC Strategic Grant for RoundUp Degradation

An NSERC Strategic Grant worth $851,400 over 3 years was awarded to the Zechel lab and a consortium of researchers to develop methods to remediate soils contaminated with RoundUp (glyphosate), the most widely used herbicide on Earth. Led by Trevor Charles (U. Waterloo), this proposal will combine the expertise of the Zechel lab with Geoff … More NSERC Strategic Grant for RoundUp Degradation

DLZ visits U of T Chemistry

On March 10th DLZ was thrilled to give a seminar to his alma mater in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Toronto. His fascination with enzyme mechanisms began during his undergraduate studies at U of T. A big thank you goes to Prof. Andrew Woolley for the invitation!