1st April - Young Chemists 2005 (YC05)

MMS Conferencing & Events is hosting a one-day conference featuring presentations from young organic chemists that have started their independent academic careers within the last five years. The topics will range from molecular pharmaceutics to asymmetric catalysis to heterocycle formation.

Date: 1st April, 2005
Location: Imperial College London
Application and Fees: The rates for this meeting will be £147 for Industrialists, £63 for Academics and £36.75 for students.
For Further Information: Please contact Michele Sahrle.

9:15 Registration and Coffee
10:15 Opening Remarks
Charles Rees FRS CBE, Imperial College London
10:20 New Strategies for the Synthesis of Pyran Containing Natural Products
Paul Clarke, University of Nottingham
10:55 Tandem Catalytic Strategies for Enantioselective Synthesis
Chris Frost, University of Bath
11:30 New Approaches in Molecular Pharmaceutics
Susan Matthews, University of East Anglia
12:05 New Transition Metal Routes to Heterocycles
Steve Christie, Loughborough University
12:40 LUNCH
13:45 Applications of Catalysis in Organic Synthesis
Mimi Hii, Imperial College London
14:20 Old Elements, New Reactions: Silicon and Fluorine to Heterocycles and Beyond!
Adrian Dobbs, Exeter University
14:55 Free Radical and Asymmetric Syntheses of Novel Endoperoxide Antimalarials
Paul O’Neill, Liverpool University
15:30 New Methods for Cyclopentanoid Synthesis
Mike Greaney, University of Edinburgh
16:05 COFFEE in the Ante Room
16:40 In Control of Chirality
Ben Feringa, University of Groningen
17:25 Closing remarks
David Hollinshead, AstraZeneca
17.30 Wine reception in the Ante Room
Sponsored by AstraZeneca