Young Chemists
Imperial College London, Pippard Lecture Theatre, Sherfield Building,
Friday, 23rd April 2010



MMS Conferencing & Events is hosting their 8th annual one-day conference featuring presentations from young organic chemists that have started their independent academic careers within the last five years.

Date: Friday, 23rd April 2010
Location: Imperial College London, Pippard Lecture Theatre, Sherfield Building
Application and Fees: The rates for this meeting will be 165 for Industrialists, 70 for Academics and 40 for students.
For Further Information: Please contact Michele Sahrle.

9:15 Registration and Coffee
10:15 Opening Remarks
Dr Chris Braddock, Imperial College London
Session 1:
 
10:20 "Designer Polymeric Nanostructures"
Dr Rachel O'Reilly
University of Warwick
 
10:55 "Modified DNA in Nano-Biotechnology"
Dr Eugen Stulz
University of Southampton
 
11:30 "The Development of New Reagents for Protein Modification"
Dr Jamie Baker
University College London
 
12:05 "The Micelle-Assisted Pd-Catalysed Homocoupling of Boronic Acids - Kinetic and Mechanistic Studies"
Dr Niek Buurma
Cardiff University
12:40 LUNCH
Session 2:
 
13:45 "The Three C's: Carbenes, Coils, and Chirality"
Dr Matthew Fuchter
Imperial College London
 
14:20 "New Developments in Intramolecular Hydroacylation: C-H and C-C Activation"
Dr Christophe Aissa
University of Liverpool
 
14:55 "Branching Out' - Synthesis of Biologically Active Natural Product Analogues"
Dr Lorenzo Caggiano
University of Bath
 
15:30 "Developments in Palladium-Catalysed Reactions Inspired by Natural Products"
Dr Ed Anderson
University of Oxford
16:05 COFFEE
Session 3:
 
16:40 Keynote Speaker
Professor W B Motherwell
University College London
17:25 Closing remarks
Dr David Hollinshead, AstraZeneca
17.25 Wine reception, The Tower Rooms, Sherfield Building, Sponsored by AstraZeneca