Young Chemists 2018 (YC18)
Department of Chemistry, Imperial College London, RCS 1 Bldg, LT C
Friday 27th April 2018

This is the 16th annual meeting in the YC series and features research lectures from recently appointed young chemists that have started their independent academic careers within the last five years, and a keynote lecture from a senior scientist.

This conference is FREE to all to attend.

Date: Friday 27th April 2018
Location: Department of Chemistry, Imperial College London, RCS 1 Bldg, LT C
Application and Fees: This conference is FREE to all to attend.
For Further Information: Please contact Michele Sahrle

Young Chemists 2018 (YC18) - 27nd April 2018
Department of Chemistry, Imperial College London, RCS 1 Bldg, LT C
09:30 COFFEE
10:20 Opening Remarks
Professor Chris Braddock, Imperial College London
Session 1: Chair: Professor Alan Spivey, Imperial College London
10:30 "Outside the Box: Synthesis of New Cubane Derivatives"

Dr Susannah Coote, Lancaster University

11:05 "Photoinduced Formation of C-N Bonds"

Dr Daniele Leonori, Manchester University

11:40 "Harnessing Non-Covalent Interactions for Control of Regioselectivity and Site-Selectivity in Catalysis"

Dr Robert Phipps, Cambridge University

12:15 BREAK
Session 2: Chair: Professor Donald Craig, Imperial College London
13:45 "Harnessing the Reactivity of Arynes"

Dr Chris Jones, Queen Mary, University of London

14:20 "Mechanochemistry as an Emerging Tool for Molecular Synthesis: What can it Offer?"

Dr Duncan Browne, Cardiff University

14:55 "Excited state aromaticity as a tool for controlling energy levels"

Dr Hugo Bronstein, Cambridge University

15:30 "Technologies for Homogeneous & Versatile Protein Modification (especially antibodies)"

Dr Vijay Chudasama, University College London

16:05 BREAK
Session 3: Chair: Professor Phil Parsons, Imperial College London
16:40 "Natural Products as Inspiration for New Chemistry in Antibacterial and Materials Science"

Keynote Speaker: Professor Mark Moloney, Oxford University

17:45 WINE RECEPTION