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Fabiano Severo Rodembusch

Principal Investigator

I'm an associate professor at the Institute of Chemistry at Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Brazil. Since 2000, I've been developing and participating in research in the areas of organic chemistry with emphasis on organic and supramolecular photochemistry. Currently, I'm working with organic synthesis, deactivation of excited states, proton transfer, fluorescent dyes, rare-earths elements, optical sensors, photoactive organic-inorganic hybrid materials, and stationary and time-resolved electronic spectroscopy.

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Fabiano S. Santos

Postdoc

Synthesis and characterization of photoactive hybrid materials and supramolecular fluorescent systems for application as optical sensors. 

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Marieli O. Rodrigues

Postdoc

Preparation and characterization of organic-inorganic hybrid materials based on fluorescent silsesquioxanes. 

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Cláudia B. da Silva

Postdoc

Synthesis and characterization of fluorescent benzazole derivatives as optical sensors in solution. 

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Emerson Colonetti

Ph.D student

Preparation of modified starches to obtain new thermoplastic polymers photoactive by Excited State Intramolecular Proton Transfer (ESIPT) process in the solid state.

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Louise K. Reimann

Ph.D student

Synthesis and characterization of photoactive compounds and fluorescent hybrid materials for bioimaging and sensing.

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Natália G. Medeiros

Ph.D student

Fluorescent probes for mitochondria based on photoactive formyl derivatives with very large Stokes shift. 

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Victória G. Isoppo

Ph.D student

(co-advisor)

Synthesis and photophysical characterization of new fluorescent hybrid materials based on silylated triazole-benzothiadiazoles. 

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Natalí P. Debia

Ph.D student

(co-advisor)

Synthesis and photophysical study of amino acid derivatives containing fluorophores as potential sensors for chiral compounds in solution. 

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Viktor S. Camara

Ph.D student

(co-advisor)

Synthesis and photophysical characterization of cholinesterase inhibitors containing lophine and benzylamine moieties.

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Priscila S. S. Wakabayashi

Ph.D student

(co-advisor)

New benzothiadiazole-based compounds with potential application in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells and Organic Light-Emitting Diodes

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Lilian C. da Luz

Undergrad student

Photophysical characterization of 1,4-dihydropyridine based hexahydroquinoline-3-carboxylate derivatives and their interaction study with bovine serum albumin (BSA). 

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Víctor Zajaczkowski Pestana

M.Sc. student

Photoactive chitosan as a platform for the development of hydrogels with antifungal activity. 

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Daniela S. Fortes

Undergrad student

Synthesis and characterization of fluorescent compounds by Excited State Intramolecular Proton Transfer (ESIPT) process and their application as building blocks for new optical sensors.