BOSS XVII

17th Belgian Organic Synthesis Symposium

 Namur, Belgium    July 3-8, 2022

BOSS XVI
Brussels, 2018

Symposium Chair: Knochel Paul (Ludwig Maximilians University, DE)

Local Chairs: Evano Gwilherm (ULB, BE) & Guido Verniest (VUB, BE)

  • Prof. Phil Baran (The Scripps Research Institute, US) 
    Tetrahedron Chair
  • Prof. Antonio M. Echavarren (Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia (ICIQ), ES) 
  • Prof. Syuzanna Harutyunyan (University of Groningen, NL)
  • Prof. Thomas Hoye (University of Minnesota, US)
  • Prof. Karl Anker Joergensen (Aarhus University, DK) 
  • Prof. David Leigh (University of Manchester, UK) 
  • Prof. Guy Lloyd-Jones (University of Edinburgh, UK)
  • Prof. Bert U.W. Maes (University of Antwerp, BE)
  • Prof. Nuno Maulide (University of Vienna, AT)
  • Prof. Eric Meggers (Philipps University of Marburg, DE)
  • Prof. Sarah E. Reisman (California Institute of Technology, US)
  • Prof. Franziska Schoenebeck (RWTH Aachen, NL)
  • Prof. Jeffrey Seeman (University of Richmond, US)
  • Prof. Dean Toste F. (University of California, US)
    Janssen Pharmaceutica Prize
  • Prof. Uesugi Motonari (Kyoto University, JP)
  • Prof. Helma Wennemers (ETH Zurich, CH)
  • Shuli You (Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, JP)
  • Samir Zard (Ecole Polytechnique, FR)
  • Jieping Zhu (Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, CH)

BOSS XV
Antwerp, 2016

Symposium Chairman: Janine Cossy (ESPCI ParisTech, FR)

Local Chairman: Bert U. W. Maes  (University of Antwerp, BE)

  • Prof. Shankar Balasubramanian (University of Cambridge, UK)
  • Prof. Stephen L. Buchwald (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US)
  • Prof. Gérard Cahiez (Chimie ParisTech, FR)
  • Prof. Kuiling Ding (Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, CN)
  • Prof. Kurt Faber (University of Graz, AT)
  • Prof. Véronique Gouverneur (University of Oxford, UK)
    Tetrahedron Chair
  • Prof. Jean-Marie Lehn (ISIS/University of Strasbourg, FR)
  • Prof. William D. Lubell (University of Montreal, CA)
  • Prof. David MacMillan (Princeton University, US)
    Janssen Pharmaceutica Prize
  • Prof. Geraldine Masson (Institut de Chimie des Substances Naturelles CNRS, FR)
  • Prof. Adriaan J. Minnaard (University of Groningen, NL)
  • Prof. Masahiro Miura (Osaka University, JP)
  • Prof. Eiichi Nakamura (University of Tokyo, JP)
  • Prof. Cristina Nevado (University of Zurich, CH)
  • Prof. Romano Orru (VU University Amsterdam, NL)
  • Prof. Magnus Rueping (RWTH Aachen, DE)
  • Prof. Floris Rutjes (Radboud University Nijmegen, NL)
  • Prof. Amos Smith (University of Pennsylvania, US)
  • Prof. Shannon S. Stahl (University of Wisconsin, US)
  • Prof. Dean Toste F. (University of California, US)
  • Prof. Stéphane Vincent (UNamur, BE)

BOSS XIV
Louvain-La-Neuve, 2014

Symposium Chairman: Alois Fürstner (Max Planck Institut Fur Kohlenforschung, DE)

Local Chairman: Olivier Riant (UCL, BE)

  • Prof. Lutz Ackermann (Georg-August University Goettingen, DE)
  • Prof. Jeffrey Bode (ETH Zurich, CH)
  • Prof. Martin D. Burke (Univeristy of Illinois, USA)
  • Prof. Thomas Carell (Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, DE)
  • Prof. Janine Cossy (ESPCI Paritech, FR)
  • Prof. Nicolai Cramer (Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, CH)
  • Prof. Darren J. Dixon (University of Oxford, UK)
  • Prof. Gwilherm Evano (ULB, BE)
  • Prof. Fabien Gagosz (Ecole Polytechnique, FR)
  • Prof. John F.Hartwig  (UC Berkeley, USA)
    Tetrahedron Chair & Janssen Pharmaceutica Prize
  • Prof. Amir H.Hoveyda  (Boston College, USA)
  • Prof. Dawei Ma (Shangai Institute of organic chemistry, CN)
  • Prof. José LuisMascarenas  (University of Santiago de Compostela, SP)
  • Prof. David Milstein (The Weizmann Institute of Science, IL)
  • Prof. Dieter Seebach (ETH Zurich, CH)
  • Prof. Troels Skrydstrup (Aarhus University, DK)
  • Prof. Mikiko Sodeoka (RIKEN, JP)
  • Prof. Herbert Waldmann (Max Planck institute of Molecular Physiology, GE)

BOSS XIII
Leuven, 2012

Symposium Chairman: Erick M. Carreira (ETH Zurich, CH)

Local Chairman:  Erik Van Der Eycken (KULeuven, BE)

  • Prof. Matthias Beller (University of Rostock, DE)
  • Prof. Dale L. Boger (The Scripps Research Insitute, USA)
  • Prof. Jan-Erling Bäckvall  (Stockholm University, SE)
  • Prof. Ben Feringa (University of Groningen, NL)
    Tetrahadron Chair
  • Prof. Karl Gademann (University of Basel, CH)
  • Prof. Frank Glorius (University of Münster, DE)
  • Prof. Véronique Gouverneur (University of Oxford, UK)
  • Prof. Shu Kobayashi (University of Tokyo, JP)
  • Prof. Michael J. Krische  (University of Texas, USA)
  • Prof. Emmanuel Lacôte (ICSN-CNRS)
  • Prof. Ilan Marek (Technion-Israel Insitute of Technology, IL)
    Janssen Pharmaceutica Prize
  • Prof. István Markó (UCL, BE)
  • Prof. Gary A. Molander  (Univesity of Pennsylvania, USA)
  • Prof. Klaus Müller (F. Hoffmann-La Roche, CH)
  • Prof. Tobias Ritter (Harvard University, USA)
  • Prof. Scott Snyder (Columbia University, USA)
  • Prof. Paul A. Wender (Stanford University, USA)
  • Prof. Ming Hua Xu (Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica, CN)

BOSS XII
Namur, 2010

Symposium Chairman: Manfred T. Reetz (Max Planck Institut Fur Kohlenforschung, DE)

Local Chairman: Stéphane Vincent (FUNDP, BE)

  • Prof. Davide Bonifazi (University of Namur BE)
  • Prof. Jef K. De Brabander  (UT Southwestern Medical Center, US)
  • Prof. Pierre Dixneuf (Université de Rennes FR)
  • Prof. Antonio M. Echavarren (Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia (ICIQ) ES)
  • Prof. Gregory C. Fu (MIT, US)
  • Prof. Lukas Goossen (Technische Universität Kaiserslautern, DE)
  • Prof. Christian Hertweck (Leibniz Institute for Natural Products, DE)
  • Prof. Kenichiro Itami (Nagoya University, JP)
  • Prof. Eric Jacobsen (Harvard University, US)
    Janssen Pharmaceutica Prize
  • Prof. Jay. D. Keasling (University of California, US)
  • Prof. David Macmillan (Princeton University, US)
    Tetrahedron Chair
  • Prof. Ilan Marek (Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, IL)
  • Prof. Paolo Melchiorre (Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia (ICIQ), ES)
  • Prof. Christina Moberg (KTH School of Chemical Science and Engineering SE)
  • Prof. Kyoko Nozaki (University of Tokyo, JP)
  • Prof. Peter H. Seeberger (Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, DE)
  • Prof. Nicholas J. Turner (University of Manchester, GB)
  • Prof. Nicolas Winssinger (University of Strasbourg, FR)