9th July - Young Chemists 2004 (YC04)

MMS Conferencing is pleased to announce its annual Young Chemists Symposium "YC04" which will be held at Imperial College London in July. This meeting will feature presentations from recently appointed young academics in the field of organic chemistry and will highlight a wide variety of novel organic chemistry.

Date: 9th July, 2004
Location: Read Lecture Theatre, 5th floor Sherfield Building, Imperial College London
For Further Information: Please contact Michele Sahrle.

Please note the deadline for registration is the 30 June 2004.

Friday 9th July 2004
9:15 Registration and Coffee
10:15 Opening Remarks
Charles Rees FRS CBE, Imperial College London
Chairman: Chris Braddock, Imperial College London
10:20 Dendritic Supermolecules - Playing the Generation Game
Dave Smith, York University
10:55 The Stereoselective Synthesis of Piperidines
John Snaith, Birmingham University
11:30 Fiddling with Phosphorus
Simon Jones, Sheffield University
12.05 New Approaches to Metal-Free Asymmetric Catalysis
Nick Tomkinson, Cardiff University
12:40 LUNCH - Ante Room, ground floor Sherfield Building
Chairman: John Snaith, Birmingham University
14.00 The Chemistry & Biology of Natural Product Biosynthesis in Streptomyces
Greg Challis, Warwick University
14.35 New Ring Expansion Chemistry of Sulfur Heterocycles
Mike Porter, University College London
15.10 Novel Platforms for Bifunctional Catalysis
Paul Blakemore, Leeds University
15.45 COFFEE - Ante Room, ground floor Sherfield Building
Chairman: Paul Blakemore, Leeds University
16.15 The Chemistry in Chemical Genetics: Synthetic Approaches to Blebbistatin
Nick Westwood, University of St Andrews
16.50 Enantioselective Organocatalysis
Matthew Gaunt, University of Cambridge
17.25 Closing Remarks
David Hollinshead, AstraZeneca
17.30 Wine reception, Ante Room, ground floor Sherfield Building