BOSS XVII

17th Belgian Organic Synthesis Symposium

 Namur, Belgium    July 5-10, 2020

Tetrahedron Chair

Asymmetric Catalysis

Prof. Eric JACOBSEN
Prof. Eric JACOBSEN
HARVARD UNIVERSITY, Cambridge, United States

Plenary Speakers

Carbenes as Powerful Transition Metal Surrogates

Prof. Guy BERTRAND
Prof. Guy BERTRAND
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, La Jolla, United States
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Exploiting Conformational Control for Biomimetic Function and Reactivity

Prof.  Jonathan CLAYDEN
Prof. Jonathan CLAYDEN
UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL, Bristol , United Kingdom
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Symantec Programming of Chemistry

Prof. Leroy CRONIN
Prof. Leroy CRONIN
UNIVERSITY OF GLASGOW, Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Title to be announced

Prof.  Jinbo HU
Prof. Jinbo HU
SHANGHAI INSTITUTE OF ORGANIC CHEMISTRY, Shanghai, China

Rational Design of High-performance Mid-sized Catalysts Based on Acid–Base Combination Chemistry

Prof. Kazuaki ISHIHARA
Prof. Kazuaki ISHIHARA
NAGOYA UNIVERSITY, Nagoya, Japan
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Photoinduced Assembly of C–N Bonds

Prof. Daniele LEONORI
Prof. Daniele LEONORI
UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER, Manchester, United Kingdom
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Ni-Catalyzed Functionalization of Remote sp3 C-H Bonds

Prof. Ruben MARTIN
Prof. Ruben MARTIN
INSTITUTE OF CHEMICAL RESEARCH OF CATALONIA, Barcelona, Spain
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Shuttle Catalysis – A Conceptual Blueprint for Reversible Functional Group Transfer

Prof. Bill MORANDI
Prof. Bill MORANDI
ETH ZURICH, Zürich, Switzerland
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Title to be announced

Prof. Jean RODRIGUEZ
Prof. Jean RODRIGUEZ
AIX-MARSEILLE UNIVERSITY, Marseille, France

Designer Enzymes for Unnatural Biocatalysis

Prof. Gerard ROELFES
Prof. Gerard ROELFES
UNIVERSITY OF GRONINGEN, Groningen, The Netherlands
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Title to be announced

Prof. Melanie S. SANFORD
Prof. Melanie S. SANFORD
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN, Ann Arbor, United States

Complex Natural Products as a Driving Force for Discovery in Organic Chemistry

Prof. Brian STOLTZ
Prof. Brian STOLTZ
CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, Pasadena, United States
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Electron Catalysis

Prof. Armido STUDER
Prof. Armido STUDER
UNIVERSITY OF MÜNSTER, Münster, Germany
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Synthesis of Highly Strained Hydrocarbon Nanobelts

Prof. Meixiang WANG
Prof. Meixiang WANG
TSINGHUA UNIVERSITY, Beijing, China
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Strained Rings, Hypervalent Bonds, Tethers: Reactivity Design for Synthesis

Prof. Jerome WASER
Prof. Jerome WASER
EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland
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Reshaping Molecules with Reactive Heterocycles: from Cycloadditions for Odd-membered Carbocycles to New Organic Materials

Prof. Johan WINNE
Prof. Johan WINNE
UGENT, Ghent, Belgium
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