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Conferences > Upcoming events > BOSS XVI
Sunday July 8, 2018
14:30Registration
17:00Opening
17:10Controversy and Resolution in Organic Chemistry: The Last Fifty Years
Prof. Jeffrey SEEMAN
(UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND, Richmond, United States)
18:10In-memoriam Istvan Marko
18:30Welcome Reception
Monday July 9, 2018
08:30Registration
Tetrahedron Chair: Studies in Natural Product Synthesis, Translational Chemistry & Electrifying Synthesis
Prof. Phil BARAN
(SCRIPPS RESEARCH INSTITUTE, La Jolla, United States)
10:00Tetrahedron Lecture 1
11:00Coffee break
11:30Tetrahedron Lecture 2
12:30Sandwich lunch & Poster Sessions
14:30Tetrahedron Lecture 3
15:30Coffee break
16:00Tetrahedron Lecture 4
17:00Tetrahedron Cocktail
Tuesday July 10, 2018
09:00Going Around in Circles - Pathways to Mechanism
Prof. Guy LLOYD-JONES
(UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH, Edinburgh , United Kingdom)
10:00Necessity is the Mother of Invention: Natural Products and the Chemistry They Inspire
Dr Sarah E. REISMAN
(CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, Passadena, United States)
11:00Coffee break
11:30Lewis Acid Enabled Copper Catalysed Synthesis of Functional Molecules
Prof. Syuzanna HARUTYUNYAN
(UNIVERSITY OF GRONINGEN, Groningen, The Netherlands)
12:30Sandwich lunch & Poster Sessions
14:30Synthetic Molecules for Cell Biology and Cell Therapy
Prof. Motonari UESUGI
(KYOTO UNIVERSITY, Kyoto, Japan)
15:30Coffee break
16:00 Janssen Pharmaceutica Prize for Creativity in Organic Synthesis - Title to be announced
Prof. F. Dean TOSTE
(UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, Berkeley, United States)
17:00Award ceremony & cocktail
Wednesday July 11, 2018
09:00Adventures in Catalysis: from Mechanisms to Applications
Prof. Franziska SCHOENEBECK
(RWTH AACHEN, Aachen, Germany)
10:00New Directions in Asymmetric Catalysis
Prof. Karl Anker JOERGENSEN
(AARHUS UNIVERSITY, Aarhus, Denmark)
11:00Coffee break
11:30The Chemistry of High Energy Intermediates: from Methodology to Total Synthesis
Prof. Nuno MAULIDE
(UNIVERSITY OF VIENNA, Vienna, Austria)
12:30Sandwich lunch & Poster Sessions
15:30Excursions
Thursday July 12, 2018
09:00The (Ongoing) Evolution of the Hexadehydro-Diels-Alder (HDDA) Reaction
Prof. Thomas HOYE
(UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA, Minneapolis, United States)
10:00Bioinspired Chemistry with Proline-Rich Peptides
Prof. Helma WENNEMERS
(ETH ZURICH, Zürich, Switzerland)
11:00Coffee break
11:30Asymmetric Catalysis Directed by Metal-Centered Chirality
Prof. Eric MEGGERS
(PHILIPPS-UNIVERSITÄT MARBURG, Marburg, Germany)
12:30Sandwich lunch & Poster Sessions
14:30Making the Tiniest Machines
Prof. David LEIGH
(UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER, Manchester , United Kingdom)
15:30Coffee break
16:00Catalytic Asymmetric Dearomatization (CADA) Reactions
Prof. Shu-Li YOU
(SHANGHAI INSTITUTE OF ORGANIC CHEMISTRY, CAS, Shanghai, China)
17:00Towards More Sustainable Organic Synthesis
Prof. Bert MAES
(UNIVERSITY OF ANTWERP, Antwerp, Belgium)
20:30Symposium Dinner
Friday July 13, 2018
09:00Conformational Analysis and Domino Processes in Natural Product Total Synthesis
Prof. Jieping ZHU
(ECOLE POLYTECHNIQUE FÉDÉRALE DE LAUSANNE, Lausanne, Switzerland)
10:00New Cyclizations and Cycloadditions Catalyzed by Gold
Prof. Antonio M. ECHAVARREN
(INSTITUTE OF CHEMICAL RESEARCH OF CATALONIA (ICIQ), Tarragona, Spain)
11:00Coffee break
11:30Reversible Reservoirs for Radicals: A Powerful Strategy for the Construction of Carbon-Carbon Bonds
Prof. Samir ZARD
(ECOLE POLYTECHNIQUE, Palaiseau, France)
12:30Closing Ceremony

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