Giuseppe BellettiGiuseppe BELLETTI

ESR5: Viedma Ripening-enabled Chiral Synthesis

Host institution: Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands (RUN)
Supervisor:  Prof Elias VLIEG
Industrial toolbox research group: WP4 Hybrid Resolution
Individual project research objective: 
Committee membership: Dissemination Committee
Visits/Secondments: USTRATH, FAU, TC

Background

Giuseppe holds a Master’s Degree in Chemical Sciences from the University of Ferrara, Italy. After an experience of 6 months working as a chemical engineer in a multinational company, he decided to apply as a PhD student in this network, in order to improve his skills and learn from people with high scientific backgrounds, collaborating together with the other researchers. His passion for chemistry and his curiosity brought him to choose this important step for his career. 

Research Interests

During his Master’s Thesis work, Giuseppe and the team he was working with mainly focused on the synthesis of optically active compounds and their deracemization, through the use of specific kind of enzymes as a catalysts. Those chiral compounds could be used then, in a further step, for the synthesis of some strategic pharmaceuticals. 

Contact details

G.Belletti@science.ru.nl
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Dissemination

2019

Blog

Belletti, Giuseppe , Mbjodi, Aliou and Devogelaer,Jan-Joris (2019)
Solvay workshop on “Chiral symmetry breaking at molecular level” – Brussels, 28-30 November 2018
CORE Blog

Journal

Belletti, Giuseppe , C. Tortora, I. Mellema, P. Tinnemans, H. Meekes, F. Rutjes, S. Tsogoeva, E. Vlieg (2019)
Photoracemization‐based Viedma ripening of a BINOL derivative
Chemistry: A European Journal
https://doi.org/10.1002/chem.201904382 Publication Date (Web): 30 October 2019

Belletti, Giuseppe , Christos Xiouras, Raghunath Venkatramanan, Alison Nordon, Hugo Meekes, Elias Vlieg, Georgios D. Stefanidis, Joop H. Ter Horst (2019)
Towards Continuous Deracemization via Racemic Crystal Transformation monitored by in-situ Raman Spectroscopy
Crystal Growth & Design
https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.cgd.9b00867 Publication Date (Web): 23 August 2019

Poster

Belletti, Giuseppe (2019)
Photoracemization-based Viedma ripening of a BINOL derivative
sIMMposium 2019, Radboud University, Nijmegen, 21-22 October 2019

2018

Journal

Belletti, Giuseppe , Hugo Meekes, Floris P. J. T. Rutjes and Elias Vlieg (2018)
Role of Additives during Deracemization Using Temperature Cycling
Crystal Growth and Design
DOI: 10.1021/acs.cgd.8b00856 Publication Date (Web): October 2, 2018

Poster

Belletti, Giuseppe , H. Meekes, F. P. J. T. Rutjes and E. Vlieg (2018)
The role of additives during deracemization using temperature cycling
25th International Workshop on Industrial Crystallization (BIWIC), 6-7 September 2018, University of Rouen, France

Public engagement

Belletti, Giuseppe , Shashank Bhandari, Francesca Cascella, Lina Harfouche, Aliou Mbodji, Ghufran ur Rehman, Carola Tortora, Giulio Valenti, Raghunath Venkatramanan (2018)
CORE Crystal Growth Competition with Local High Schools
CORE Crystal Growth competition with local high schools (2018) France, Germany, The Netherlands, UK

2017

Blog

Belletti, Giuseppe , Mbodji, Aliou (2017)
Summer School, Nijmegen ’17 – Teamwork is the key
CORE Blog
CORE Blog post - 22 August 2017

Poster

Belletti, Giuseppe , Hugo Meekes, Floris P. J. T. Rutjes, Elias Vlieg (2017)
The role of additives in the deracemization of conglomerate-forming compounds using temperature cycling
Summer School on Chiral Crystallization, Resolution & Deracemization, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, July 3-6, 2017