BOSS XVII

17th Belgian Organic Synthesis Symposium

 Namur, Belgium    July 3-8, 2022

Tetrahedron Chair

Asymmetric Catalysis: Principles and Mechanisms

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

2020 Janssen Prize for Creativity in Organic Synthesis Lecture

L15 - Simplifying Synthesis with Electricity

Prof. Phil BARAN
Prof. Phil BARAN
THE SCRIPPS RESEARCH INSTITUTE, La Jolla, United States
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2022 Janssen Prize for Creativity in Organic Synthesis Lecture

L16 - On Discovery and Sensitivity in Catalysis

Prof. Frank GLORIUS
Prof. Frank GLORIUS
UNIVERSITY OF MÜNSTER, Münster, Germany

Plenary Speakers

L11 - Carbenes as Powerful Transition Metal Surrogates

Prof. Guy BERTRAND
Prof. Guy BERTRAND
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, La Jolla, United States
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L07 - Exploiting Conformational Control for Biomimetic Function and Reactivity

Prof. Jonathan CLAYDEN
Prof. Jonathan CLAYDEN
UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL, Bristol , United Kingdom
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L12 - Digital Chemistry and Chemputation

Prof. Leroy CRONIN
Prof. Leroy CRONIN
UNIVERSITY OF GLASGOW, Glasgow, United Kingdom
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L02 - New Reagents and Reactions Bridging the Fluoroalkylation, Fluoroolefination and Fluorination
Virtual Lecture

Prof. Jinbo HU
Prof. Jinbo HU
SHANGHAI INSTITUTE OF ORGANIC CHEMISTRY, Shanghai, China
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L06 - Rational Design of High-performance Catalysts Based on Acid–Base Combination Chemistry

Prof. Kazuaki ISHIHARA
Prof. Kazuaki ISHIHARA
NAGOYA UNIVERSITY, Nagoya, Japan
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L05 - Photoinduced Assembly of C–N Bonds

Prof. Daniele LEONORI
Prof. Daniele LEONORI
RWTH AACHEN UNIVERSITY, Aachen, Germany
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L01 - Ni-Catalyzed Functionalization of Remote sp3 C-H Bonds

Prof. Ruben MARTIN
Prof. Ruben MARTIN
INSTITUTE OF CHEMICAL RESEARCH OF CATALONIA, Tarragona, Spain
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L17 - Shuttle Catalysis – A Conceptual Blueprint for Reversible Functional Group Transfer

Prof. Bill MORANDI
Prof. Bill MORANDI
ETH ZÜRICH, Zürich, Switzerland
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L09 - Harnessing the Chemistry of Plant Natural Product Biosynthesis

Prof. Sarah E. O’CONNOR
Prof. Sarah E. O’CONNOR
MAX PLANCK INSTITUTE FOR CHEMICAL ECOLOGY, Jena, Germany
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L19 - A Trip from Central to Axial and Helical Chiralities

Prof. Jean RODRIGUEZ
Prof. Jean RODRIGUEZ
AIX-MARSEILLE UNIVERSITY, Marseille, France
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L04 - Designer Enzymes for Unnatural Biocatalysis

Prof. Gerard ROELFES
Prof. Gerard ROELFES
UNIVERSITY OF GRONINGEN, Groningen, The Netherlands
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L03 - 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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L08 - Boron an Emergent Element in Radical Chemistry

Prof. Armido STUDER
Prof. Armido STUDER
UNIVERSITY OF MÜNSTER, Münster, Germany
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L13 - Synthesis of Zigzag Hydrocarbon Belts - An Organic Chemist's Perspective on Carbon Nanostructures
Virtual Lecture

Prof. Mei-Xiang WANG
Prof. Mei-Xiang WANG
TSINGHUA UNIVERSITY, Beijing, China
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L14 - Strained Rings, Hypervalent Bonds, Tethers: Reactivity Design for Synthesis

Prof. Jerome WASER
Prof. Jerome WASER
EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland
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L10 - Metal- or metal-free? Complementarity towards the sustainable synthesis of complex molecules via C-H functionalization

Prof. Joanna WENCEL-DELORD
Prof. Joanna WENCEL-DELORD
UNIVERSITY OF STRASBOURG, Strasbourg, France
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L18 - Heterocyclic Tools to Reshape Molecules: From Novel Carboannulations to New Organic Materials

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