(All colloquia will be held in the Dyson Perrins Lecture Theatre, Thursday at 2 pm, unless otherwise stated. All visitors are welcome.
Convenors: Prof. Jeremy Robertson and Prof. Angela Russell
Professor Emily Balskus (Harvard University)
"Deciphering the human microbiota with chemistry"
More information: chemistry.harvard.edu/people/emily-balskus and
Dr. Tobias Erb (Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, Marburg)
"CETCH me if you can: bringing inorganic carbon into life with synthetic CO2-fixation and metabolic retrosynthesis"
More information: www.mpi-marburg.mpg.de/erb
PFIZER SYMPOSIUM - 2:15 pm in ICL Lecture Theatre
Dr Celine Cano (Newcastle University)
"Development of DNA-PK inhibitors for Cancer Therapy"
More information: www.ncl.ac.uk/nicr/staff/profile/celinecano.html#background
Dr David Blakemore (Pfizer, Groton)
Professor Nicholas Westwood (University of St. Andrews)
More information: chemistry.st-andrews.ac.uk/staff/njw/group/
Professor Richard Taylor (University of York)
"From natural products to organic diversity: dearomatisation and spirocycle synthesis"
More information: www.york.ac.uk/chemistry/staff/academic/t-z/rtaylor/ and
Professor Sir Shankar Balasubramanian (University of Cambridge)
"Decoding features and functions of the genome"
More information: www.ch.cam.ac.uk/person/sb10031 and www.balasubramanian.co.uk
Professor Paul Fish (University College London)
"New chemical probes to explore novel approaches to treat Alzheimer’s disease and cancer"
More information: www.ucl.ac.uk/flarre/people/fish-paul and iris.ucl.ac.uk/iris/browse/profile?upi=PFISH03