The 10th Münster Symposium on Cooperative Effects in Chemistry 2019 on Friday, May 17th. Visit Münster in Spring!
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Visit Münster in Spring 2019!

The Collaborative Research Center (SFB) 858 hosts the Münster Symposium on Cooperative Effects in Chemistry. We would like to invite exciting plenary lectures, to contribute with your results within an extensive poster session, or to receive one of the MS_CEC Young Researcher Awards for an outstanding scientific paper. Visit the Münster Sympoisum on Cooperative Effects in Chemistry as one highlight within the scientific calendar. Attendance is free.

Downloads: Poster (pdf, 3.8 MB)  -  Flyer (2 pages, pdf, 8.1 MB)

MSCEC 2019 Flyer
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Münster Symposium on Cooperative Effects in Chemistry 2019

Lee CRONIN, University of Glosgow, UK
Exploring Chemistry with Autonomous Robots
Hendrik DIETZ, Technische Universität München, GER
Designing Biomolecular Devices and Machin
Symposium Poster Session
MS_CEC Young Researcher Awards Awardees‘ Presentations
Markus REIHER, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich, SUI
A Bright Future for Computations in Chemistry
Gregory C. FU, California Institute of Technology Pasadena, USA
Nucleophilic Substitution Reactions: A Radical Alternative to SN1 and SN2 Reactions
MS_CEC Poster Prizes, Closing Remarks

MS_CEC Young Researcher Awards 2018
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Applying for MS_CEC Young Researcher Awards 2019

The SFB 858 invites you to apply for the MS_CEC Young Researcher Awards. The prizes are awarded for outstanding scientific papers in the fields of Molecular Chemistry, Catalysis, Nano Materials, Surface Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Theoretical Chemistry.

If you are a PhD student, a postdoc or a junior group leader and if you are named as first author on your publication, then please apply: Submit

  • a copy of the publication, along with
  • a short summary (one paragraph) detailing your contribution, along with
  • your CV.

Application deadline: Tue, April 23rd 2019 (, Subject: MS_CEC Young Researcher Awards 2019).
The awardees will be invited to give a short talk on their contribution (see schedule).

Applying for Presenting a Poster

If you want to present a poster, please submit a summary (pdf) by Mon, May 6th 2019 (Subscription deadline) via (Subject: MSCEC Poster 2019).

The summary should at least provide the following information:

  • Title of the poster
  • Full given and surnames of all contributors, indicating the presenting author
  • The abstract paragraph (continious text)
  • Ideally, at least one figure/scheme for illustration
  • References (cited literature and own publications)

The poster session (more than 2 hrs.) is one of the MSCEC highlights and the best posters will be awarded with the MS_CEC Poster Prizes.

Attendance (w/o Poster)

If you want to attend the symposium without poster contribution, please register by Friday, May 10th 2019 (Registration deadline) via (Subject: Registration MSCEC 2019) providing your name and your institution.

MSCEC - Book of Abstracts

MSCEC Book of Abstracts
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Since 2010, numerous young scientists have visited the MSCEC and contributed to its unique scientific atmosphere with posters on their current research. The Book of Abstracts provides an overview on the presentations over the years. Not yet on the list? Visit the next Münster Symposium on Cooperative Effects in Chemistry.


MSCEC 2016 - Welcome of Chairman Prof. Studer at the Opening
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  • MSCEC 2016 - Coming Together
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  • MSCEC 2016 - Impressions from the lecture by D. Hilvert (ETH Zurich)
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  • MSCEC 2016 - Impressions from the lecture by D. Hilvert (ETH Zurich)
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  • MSCEC 2016 - Poster Session
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  • MSCEC 2016 - Poster Session
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  • MSCEC 2016 - MS_CEC Young Researcher Awardees with Prof. Frank Glorius (middle): M.Sc. Susanne Löffler (TU Dortmund) and Dr. Bill Morandi (MPI Mülheim)
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  • MSCEC 2016 - Impressions from the lecture by S. Grimme (University of Bonn)
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  • MSCEC 2016 - Prof. Jens Müller with Poster Prize Awardees
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  • MSCEC 2016 - Chairman Prof. Studer (left) with MSCEC 2016 Speakers: K. Itami, D. Hilvert, D. Trauner, and S. Grimme
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Impressions from MSCEC

Have a look on MS_CEC Young Researcher Awardees, Poster Prize Winners, Plenary Speakers and the atmosphere in the Castle of the WWU Münster.
Don't forget to register for MSCEC 2019, located in the Castle of the WWU Münster on May 17th 2019 via (see above). Apply for a Poster or the MS_CEC Young Researcher Awards 2019 for your chance to be a part of the 10th Münster Symposium on Cooperative Effects in Chemistry.
The SFB 858 warmly welcomes you to visit Münster in Spring 2019!