BOSS XVI

16th Belgian Organic Synthesis Symposium

 Brussels, Belgium    July 8-13, 2018

Programme


14:30

Registration

17:00

Opening

Session Chairs:

Prof. Paul KNOCHEL
LUDWIG MAXIMILIANS UNIVERSITY, Munich, Germany


Prof. Gwilherm EVANO
ULB, Brussels, Belgium
Prof. Guido VERNIEST
VUB, Brussels, Belgium

17:10

L01 - Controversy and Resolution in Organic Chemistry: Claims of Plagiarism, Fabrication and Falsification

Prof. Jeffrey SEEMAN
UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND, Richmond, United States

18:10

In-memoriam Istvan Marko

Led by:

Prof. Léon GHOSEZ
IECB, Pessac, France

18:25

Welcome Reception

08:30

Registration

09:45

Introduction & Award Ceremony

Session Chair:

Prof. Christian STEVENS
GHENT UNIVERSITY, Ghent, Belgium

Tetrahedron Chair: Studies in Natural Product Synthesis, Translational Chemistry & Electrifying Synthesis

Prof. Phil BARAN
THE SCRIPPS RESEARCH INSTITUTE, La Jolla, United States

10:00

Studies in Natural Product Synthesis

11:00

Coffee break & Exhibiton

11:30

Translational chemistry - part 1

12:30

Sandwich lunch, Poster Session 1 & Exhibition

14:15

Reaxys workshop

14:45

End of the workshop

15:00

Translational chemistry – part 2

16:00

Coffee break & Exhibiton

16:30

Electrifying Synthesis

17:30

Belgian Beer Cocktail

Session Chair:

Prof. Steve LANNERS
UNIVERSITY OF NAMUR, Namur, Belgium

09:00

L02 - Going Around in Circles - Pathways to Mechanism

Prof. Guy LLOYD-JONES
UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH, Edinburgh , United Kingdom

10:00

L03 - Necessity is the Mother of Invention: Natural Products and the Chemistry They Inspire

Prof. Sarah E. REISMAN
CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, Passadena, United States

11:00

Coffee break & Exhibiton

Session Chair:

Prof. Olivier RIANT
UCL, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium

11:30

L04 - Lewis Acid Enabled Copper Catalysed Synthesis of Functional Molecules

Prof. Syuzanna HARUTYUNYAN
UNIVERSITY OF GRONINGEN, Groningen, The Netherlands

12:30

Sandwich lunch, Poster Session 1 & Exhibition

Session Chair:

Prof. Stéphane VINCENT
UNAMUR, Namur, Belgium

14:30

L05 - Synthetic Molecules for Cell Biology and Cell Therapy

Prof. Motonari UESUGI
KYOTO UNIVERSITY, Kyoto, Japan

15:30

Coffee break & Exhibiton

Session Chairs:

Prof. Ben FERINGA
UNIVERSITY OF GRONINGEN, Groningen, The Netherlands

16:00

L06 - Janssen Prize for Creativity in Organic Synthesis - Organic Reactions Inspired by the Organometallic Chemistry of Gold

Prof. F. Dean TOSTE
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, Berkeley, United States

17:00

Award ceremony & cocktail

Session Chair:

Prof. Michael SINGLETON
UNIVERSITÉ CATHOLIQUE DE LOUVAIN, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium

09:00

L07 - Adventures in Catalysis: from Mechanisms to Applications

Prof. Franziska SCHOENEBECK
RWTH AACHEN, Aachen, Germany

10:00

L08 - New Organocatalytic Concepts for Higher-Order Cycloadditions and Coupling Reactions

Prof. Karl Anker JOERGENSEN
AARHUS UNIVERSITY, Aarhus, Denmark

11:00

Coffee break & Exhibiton

Session Chair:

Prof. Johan VAN DER EYCKEN
UGENT, Ghent, Belgium

11:30

L09 - The Simplicity of Rearrangements: Methodology and Total Synthesis

Prof. Nuno MAULIDE
UNIVERSITY OF VIENNA, Vienna, Austria

12:30

Sandwich lunch, Poster Session 2 & Exhibition

15:15

Excursions

Session Chair:

Prof. Sven MANGELINCKX
GHENT UNIVERSITY, Ghent, Belgium

09:00

L10 - The (Ongoing) Evolution of the Hexadehydro-Diels-Alder (HDDA) Reaction

Prof. Thomas HOYE
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA, Minneapolis, United States

10:00

L11 - Bioinspired Chemistry with Proline-Rich Peptides

Prof. Helma WENNEMERS
ETH ZURICH, Zürich, Switzerland

11:00

Coffee break & Exhibiton

Session Chair:

Prof. Norbert DE KIMPE
UGENT, Ghent, Belgium

11:30

L12 - Asymmetric Catalysis Directed by Metal-Centered Chirality

Prof. Eric MEGGERS
PHILIPPS UNIVERSITY OF MARBURG, Marburg, Germany

12:30

Sandwich lunch, Poster Session 2 & Exhibition

Session Chair:

Alain DE MESMAEKER
SYNGENTA INTERNATIONAL AG, Basel, Switzerland

14:30

L13 - Making the Tiniest Machines

Prof. David LEIGH
UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER, Manchester, United Kingdom

15:30

Coffee break & Exhibiton

Session Chair:

Prof. Pierre DE CLERCQ
UGENT, Ghent, Belgium

16:00

L14 - Recent Progress on Catalytic Asymmetric Dearomatization Reactions

Prof. Shuli YOU
SHANGHAI INSTITUTE OF ORGANIC CHEMISTRY, CAS, Shanghai, China

17:00

L15 - A Journey with Pyridine in Transition Metal Catalysis

Prof. Bert MAES
UNIVERSITY OF ANTWERP, Antwerp, Belgium

20:30

Symposium Dinner

Session Chair:

Prof. Erik VAN DER EYCKEN
KULEUVEN, Leuven, Belgium

09:00

L16 - Conformational Analysis and Domino Processes in Natural Product Total Synthesis

Prof. Jieping ZHU
ECOLE POLYTECHNIQUE FÉDÉRALE DE LAUSANNE, Lausanne, Switzerland

10:00

L17 - New Cyclizations and Cycloadditions Catalyzed by Gold

Prof. Antonio M. ECHAVARREN
INSTITUTE OF CHEMICAL RESEARCH OF CATALONIA (ICIQ), Tarragona, Spain

11:00

Coffee break & Exhibiton

Session Chair:

Prof. Alain KRIEF
UNAMUR, Namur, Belgium

11:30

L18 - Reversible Reservoirs for Radicals: A Powerful Strategy for the Construction of Carbon-Carbon Bonds

Prof. Samir ZARD
ECOLE POLYTECHNIQUE, Palaiseau, France

12:30

Closing Ceremony