All colloquia will be held in the Dyson Perrins Lecture Theatre, Thursday at 2 pm, unless otherwise stated. All visitors are welcome.
Convenors: Dr. James Thomson and Dr. Paul Roberts
Professor James Naismith, Director Research Complex at Harwell
http://www.rc-harwell.ac.uk/home.html , https://www.strubi.ox.ac.uk/research/james-naismith
"Manipulation of peptidase, a lazy (and incompetent) chemist speaks"
Professor Chris Willis, University of Bristol
"Combining organic synthesis and synthetic biology to create bioactive compounds"
Professor John Denu, University of Wisconsin-Madison
"Biochemical mechanisms of protein acetylation in metabolism, ageing and epigenetics"
Professor Olivier Baudoin, University of Basel
"Palladium(0)-catalyzed C(sp3)-H functionalization"
Professor Igor Alabugin, Florida State University
"Finding the right path: Baldwin “Rules for Ring Closure” and stereoelectronic control of cyclizations"
Syngenta PDRA Symposium
Professor Jonathan Burton, University of Oxford
"Oxonium ions, rearrangements, and natural products"
Dr Robert Phipps, University of Cambridge
"Harnessing non-covalent interactions to address selectivity challenges in catalysis"
Professor Don Coltart, University of Houston
"From enantioselective carbonyl α-functionalization to the stereocontrolled synthesis of chiral N- and O-heterocycles"
RSC Natural Product Chemistry Award Lecture (ICL Lecture Theatre)
Professor Bradley Moore, Scripps