Young Chemists 2009
Imperial College London, Lecture Theatre 201, Skemp building
Friday, 3rd April 2009

MMS Conferencing & Events is hosting their 7th annual one-day conference featuring presentations from young organic chemists that have started their independent academic careers within the last five years.

Date: Friday, 3rd April 2009
Location: Imperial College, Lecture Theatre 201, Skemp building
Application and Fees: The rates for this meeting will be 150 for Industrialists, 65 for Academics and 35 for students.
For Further Information: Please contact Michele Sahrle.

9:15 Registration and Coffee
10:15 Opening Remarks
Session 1:
10:20 "Harnessing Biosynthesis"
Dr Rebecca J M Goss
University of East Anglia
10:55 "Polymeric nanostructures as tailorable delivery vehicles"
Dr Rachel O'Reilly
University of Cambridge
11:30 "Novel Catalytic Systems Based on Thiadiazolidine Oxides"
Dr Ben Buckley
Loughborough University
12:05 "Alkynes as carbenoid precursors under noble metal catalysis"
Dr Paul Davies
University of Birmingham
12:40 LUNCH
Session 2:
13:45 "Acetogenins, carbohydrates and macrolides: Synthetic endeavours"
Dr Gordon Florence
St Andrews University
14:20 "Chemoselective Carbohydrate Ligations: Optimisation and Application"
Dr Chris Hamilton
University of East Anglia
14:55 "Tagging strategies in accelerated proteomic workflows"
Dr Anne Routledge
University of York
15:30 "A 'Click' Chemistry Approach towards New Anti-Cancer Agents"
Dr John Moses
Nottingham University
16:05 COFFEE
Session 3:
16:40 "New Reactions for Organic Synthesis: Fundamental Studies and Applications in Biology and Medicine"
Professor Steve Caddick
17:25 Closing remarks
17.30 Wine reception