PROGRAMME (GMT+2 time zone)


Wednesday, 3rd of November, 2021

09:45 Welcome & Announcements
Prof. Anastasios Keramidas
Chair of V12
  Moderator: Maria Olga Guerrero-Perez, Departamento de Ingeniería Química, Universidad de Málaga, Spain
Plenary Presentation

The V12 bowl as an inorganic host molecule
Yoshihito Hayashi, Kanazawa University, Japan

Keynote Presentation

(Imido)vanadium Complexes as Catalysts for Ring-Opening Metathesis Polymerization and Ethylene Dimerization/Polymerization
Kotohiro Nomura, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan & Kotohiro Nomura Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan

  Title Presenter
11:15 Vanadium catalyzed sustainable and selective toluene oxidation to benzaldehyde: an experimental and DFT investigation  Pierluca Galloni, University of Rome
11:35 Hydrazine Derivatives Controlled Vanadium-Catalyzed Coupling Reactions Toshiyuki Moriuchi, Osaka City University, Japan
11:55 Efficient Synthesis of Heterohelicenes and Dehydroheterohelicenes Hiroaki Sasai, The Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research Osaka University, Japan
12:15 Vanadium Photocatalyzed Carbon-Carbon Bond Cleavage and Functionalization in Small Molecules and Macromolecules Han Sen Soo, Nanyang Technological University Singapore
12:35 Catalytic oxidation with oxidovanadium(V) complexes Manas Sutradhar, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
12:55 Steric and Electronic Factors in the Anti-Cancer Activities of Non-innocent Vanadium Schiff Base Complexes Peter Lay, University of Sydney, Australia
13:15 Biological roles of vanadium-transferrin binding Aviva Levina, Australia
14:00 – 15:50
  Oxidovanadium(V) Complex of Triazole Based Ligand Supported on Chloromethylated Polystyrene and its Catalytic Activity for the Synthesis of Dihydropyrimidinones (DHPMs) Abhilasha Chauhan, India
  VO2 + and UO2 2+ complexes with siderophore multibinding hydroxylamino-triazine ligands: Structural and stability studies Aggelos Amoiridis, Cyprus
  Light induced vanadium catalyzed aerobic oxidation of vicinal diols Angelica Terrin, Italy
  Ultrastructural analysis of the changes induced by sodium metavanadate in Plasmodium yoelii yoelii Brenda Casarrubias-Tabarez, Italy
  Towards a-tocopherol estimation by EPR Spectroscopy through application of VOC18DEA as radical initiator on olive oil Chryssoula Drouza, Cyprus
  Complex Formation in Liquid-Liquid Extraction Systems for Vanadium(V) Based on Azo Derivatives of Resorcinol and Xylometazoline Hydrochloride Danail Hristov, Bulgaria
  Chemistry of dioxidovanadium(V) complexes with dibasic ONO donor ligands: Study of DNA/BSA interactions, and anticancer potential Gurunath Sahu, India
  Arylimido)Vanadium(V)-Alkylidene Complexes for the Efficient Ring Opening Metathesis Polymerization of Cyclic Olefins Jirapa Suthala, Japan
  Exploring the interaction of decavanadate with various cationic dyes Juliana Morais Missina, Brazil
  Solution V K-Edge XANES and EXAFS Analysis of Catalytically Active Species in Vanadium Catalyzed Ethylene Polymerization Kotohiro Nomura, Japan
  Applications of Decavanadate Complexes Lukas Krivosudsky, Slovakia
Vanadium(V) complexes with siderophore vitamin E-hydroxylaminotriazine ligands Maria Loizou, Cyprus
  Synthesis and characterization of heteropolyoxo-fluoro vanadium/copper compound and its application as photoanode Maria Michaelidou, Cyprus
  Experimental and Theoretical Studies on a Ternary Complex Obtained from Vanadium(V), 4-Nitrocatechol, and Xylometazoline Hydrochloride Petya Racheva, Bulgaria
  Ultrafast Dual Responsive Oxovanadium Based Chiroptical Sniffers for Sarin Simulant  Snehasish Debnath, India
  New Mixed Ligand Oxidovanadium(IV) Complexes Incorporating 2–(arylazo) Phenolates: Synthesis, Structure and Biological Evaluation Sudhir Lima, India
  Protein Binding and Cytotoxic Activities of Monomeric and Dimeric Oxido-Vanadium(V) Salan Complexes: Exploring the Solution Behavior of Monoalkoxido-Bound Oxido-Vanadium(V) complex. Sushree Aradhana Patra, India
  Moderator: Manas Sutradhar, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
15:50 Redox Kinetics of Surface VOx Sites for Ethanol Oxidation Israel Wachs, Lehigh University, USA
16:10 In situ characterization of porous VPO catalysts with fibrous structure: identifying the redox behavior of active sites Maria Olga Guerrero-Perez, Spain
16:25 Evaluation of a dinuclear Vanadium(IV) complex with a bipodal N2O-donor ligand as catalyst in oxidation reaction of sulfur compounds with H2O2 Elizabeth Lachter, Brazil
16:40 Relations between redox behavior and catalytic performance of modified VOx/CeO2 catalysts during low-temperature NH3-SCR of NO Thanh Huyen Vuong, Germany
16:55 Advanced vanadium-peroxido materials in catalytic transformations of industrially important organic substrates Efrosini Kioseoglou, Greece
17:10 Light Driven Room Temperature Ambient Condition Conversion of Benzene to Phenol Joyeeta Lodh, India
17:25 Photocatalytic oxidation of Lignin models using V(V) aminotriphenolate complex Margarita Escudero-Casao, Italy
17:40 Reactant-induced transformation of mixed metal oxides in gas-phase catalysis: the peculiar behavior of Iron Vanadate and methanol Tommaso Tabanelli, Italy
17:55 Glycerol valorization using bronze-based mixed oxides: differences between acid and acid-redox catalysts Agustín de Arriba, Spain
Plenary Presentation

Vanadium:  Promise and Opportunity for Current and Future Electrochemical Energy Storage Technologies
Amy Marschilok, Stony Brook University, USA

Keynote Presentation

The Importance of Vanadium for High Temperature Molecule-based Magnets
Joel Miller, University of Utah, USA


Thursday, 4th of November, 2021

  Moderator: Manuel Aureliano, Universidade do Algarve, Portugal
Plenary Presentation

Improving upon propane to propene reaction over supported vanadia catalyst
Goutam Deo, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India

  Title Presenter
13:35 Vanadium peroxido zwitterionic species in anticarcinogenic processes Athanasios Salifoglou, Aristotle Univeristy of Thessaloniki, Greece
13:55 Vanadium Chloroperoxidases as versatile Biocatalysts Ron Wever, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
14:15 Exploring Dioxidomolybdenum(VI) Complexes for Trans-metalation to Oxidovanadium(V) Complexes Mannar R. Maurya, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, India
14:35 Theoretical investigations of the reductive activation of O2 by Vanadium complexes Athanasios Tsipis, University of Ioannina, Greece
15:10 Biogeochemistry of vanadium and microbial remediation Baogang Zhang, China University of Geosciences, P. R. China
15:30 Reductive Activation of O2 to O22- from an amidate Vanadium(IV) Specie Sofia Hadjithoma, Cyprus
15:45 Imido Complexes of Vanadium(IV): Synthesis, diversity, and catalytic applications Christian Lorber, France
16:00 Influence of Temperature in Circular Dichroism of a Stereodynamic Probe Roberto Penasa, Italy
16:15 Interaction of vanadium compounds with Cytochrome c Valeria Ugone, Italy
  Moderator: Ignacio Leon, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Argentina
Plenary Presentation

Vanadium-based compounds as prospective drugs against parasitic diseases: design, metallomics and mechanism of action
Dinorah Gambino, Universidad de la República de Uruguay, Uruguay

17:20 Vanadium in Polyoxometalate Chemistry: From Assembly to Molecule-based Materials. Charalampos Miras, University of Glasgow, Scotland
17:40 Oxoidovanadium(V) Complexes as Chromogenic Sensors of Hazardous Species Pabitra Chatterjee, India
18:00 V(IV) Complexes as Tiny Magnetic Vessels Joseph Zadrozny, Colorado State University, USA
18:35 Solution- and gas-phase behavior of decavanadate: implications for mass spectrometric analysis of redox-active polyoxometalates Daniel Favre, USA
18:50 Charging a vanadium redox battery with a photo(catalytic) fuel cel Tatiana Santos Andrade, Brazil
19:05 Binding to proteins and biological activity of phenanthroline-containing vanadium complexes João Pessoa, Portugal
19:20 Key scientific issues for assessing the health effects of vanadium ingestion Erin Yost, USA
19:55 – 21:55
  Phenanthroline complexation enhances the cytotoxic activity of the VOchrysin system Agustín Actis Dato, Argentia
  Solution Characterization of V(V) Citrate Complexes Beth Trent-Ringler, USA 
  Interactions of oxidovanadates with proteins Craig McLauchlan, USA
  Heterobimetallic potassium-dioxovanadium(V) carbo- and thiocarbohydrazonebased coordination networks Diana Dragancea, Republic of Moldova
  PtIV- or MoVI-substituted decavanadates function as indirect activators of a G protein-coupled receptor Duaa Althumairy, USA
  Synthesis and Characterization of two Oxidovanadium Compounds and in vitro Cell Uptake of a Fluorescent Glucose Analog Gabriel Baptistella, Brazil 
  Exploring the chemical changes suffered by a promising series of hydrophobic oxidovanadium(V) complexes active against Trypanosoma cruzi Gonzalo Scalese, Uruguay
  New hydrophobic and stable non-innocent vanadium(V) compounds Heide Murakami, USA
  Application of a Novel Reagent for a Green Cloud Point Extraction-Spectrophotometric Determination of Vanadium Kiril Gavazov, Bulgaria
  Is a non-innocent oxidovanadium(V) Schiff base complex acutely toxic? Eduardo Carvalho Lira, Brazil
  An insulin-enhancing oxidovanadium(IV)complex containing a S2O2 donor ligand: Synthesis, characterization, and in vivo evaluation of antidiabetic and  hypolipidemic properties  Lidiane M. A. de Lima, USA
  Catalysis with oxidovanadium(V) complexes supported on carbon materials M. Fátima C. Guedes da Silva, Portugal
  Vanadium inhalation and sugar-sweetened beverages promoters of liver damage. Maria Eugenia Cervantes-Valencia, Mexico
  Sex differences in the response of pulmonary Club cells to subacute vanadium inhalation. Study in a mouse model  Nelly Lopez Valdez, Mexico
  Tris (2-Pyridylmethylamine)V(O)2 complexes as counter ions of diprotonated decavanadate anion: Potential antineoplastic activity. Nidia D. Corona-Motolinia, Mexico
  Cloud Point Extraction-Spectrophotometric Determination of Vanadium with 4‑(2‑Thiazolylazo)resorcinol and Hydrogen Peroxide Nikolina  Milcheva, Bulgaria
  Synthesis, Crystal Structure, EPR, and DFT Studies of an Unusually Distorted Vanadium(II) Complex Peter Bonitatibus, USA
  Synthesis, characterization, dft studies, and bromoperoxidase activity of unsymmetrical oxidovanadium(IV/V) binuclear complex Rubia Camila Ronqui Bottini, Brazil
  Varied Growth effects of Schiff Base Vanadium-Catechol Complexes on Mycobacterium smegmatis In Vitro Zeyad Arhouma, USA

Friday, 5th of November, 2021

  Moderator: Dinorah Gambino, Universidad de la República de Uruguay, Uruguay
Plenary Presentation

Vanadium Aminotriphenolates for Sustainable Catalysis
Giulia Licini, Department of Chemical Sciences and CIRCC – Padova

Keynote Presentation

Biologically relevant vanadium complexes.
Structure, reactivity and mechanisms of action
Isabel Correia , Instituto Superior Técnico, ULisboa, Portugal

SESSION 4:  Oral Presentations
  Title Presenter
15:15 Vanadium and bone cancer treatment: In silico and in vitro analysis of FAK/MMP signaling axis inhibition by VO-clioquinol on 2D and 3D human osteosarcoma cancer models Ignacio Leon, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Argentina
15:35 Stability in solution and chemoprotection by mixed-valence polyoxovanadates in
E. coli cultures
Giovana Gioppo Nunes, Universidade Federal do Paraná, Brazil
15:55 Exchangeable Vanadium Coordination Complexes on Graphene Quantum Dots: Novel Paradigm for Developing Specific inhibitors of Protein Tyrosine Phosphatases Xiaoda Yang, Peking University, Beijing
16:15 Integrated instrumental/computational methods to characterize the binding to proteins and biospeciation of potential vanadium drugs Eugenio Garribba, Università di Sassari, Italy
16:35 Polyoxovanadates biological activities: the present comes from the future!  Manuel Aureliano, Universidade do Algarve, Portugal
  Moderator: Craig McLauchlan, Department of Chemistry, Illinois State University, USA 
17:10 Variable Valence Non-oxido and Oxido-vanadium Systems: Exploring their Interconversion in Solution, and Biological Activity Rupam Dinda, India
17:25 Vanadium (V) Hydroquinonate Complexes: Synthesis and Biological Solution Evaluation Manos Vlasiou, Cyprus
17:40 Catechol-V cross-linking enhances mechanics of adhesive fibers from mussels Matthew Harrington, Canada
17:55 Relationship between structure and cytotoxicity of pyridoxal-derived hydrazone compounds and their vanadium complexes Fernando  Avecilla, Spain
18:10 Implications of High Blood Vanadium Levels in Control Animals of the NTP Carcinogenicity Studies on Vanadium Pentoxide David J. White, USA
18:25 Novel heteroleptic oxidovanadium(V) complexes active against infective and non-infective stages of Trypanosoma cruzi Gonzalo Scalese, Uruguay
18:40 Non-innocent vanadium imidazole-based Schiff base complexes with anti-cancer properties: synthesis and characterization Kateryna Kostenkova, USA
18:55 Isomers and Redox Chemistry of Non-Innocent Vanadium Schiff Base Catecholates Andrew Bates, USA
19:10 Vanadis Award – Closing Remarks

The Symposium Programme is out!