Colloquia

 

ORGANIC CHEMISTRY

 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  

Week 0 3rd & 4th October AstraZeneca Final Year Graduate Symposium
Wolfson Seminar Room , CRL
Week 1 11 October

Professor Brad Carrow, Princeton University
https://chemistry.princeton.edu/faculty/carrow
"Mechanism-driven catalyst design for sustainable chemistry" 

Week 2 18 October 

Pfizer Symposium and Poster Session  - (2:15 start in ICL Lecture Theatre)

Dr Chris Bray,
Queen Mary University of London
http://www.sbcs.qmul.ac.uk/staff/christopherbray.html
"The utility of the Wadsworth-Emmons cyclopropanation" 

Dr David Blakemore, Pfizer
"The challenges of fluorinated aliphatic hets in drug discovery"

Professor David Procter, University of Manchester
https://www.research.manchester.ac.uk/portal/david.j.procter.html
"New cross-couplings mediated by sulfoxides" 

Week 3 25 October No Colloquium
Week 4 1 November

Professor John Fossey, University of Birmingham
https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/staff/profiles/chemistry/fossey-john.aspx
"Not Another Click Talk"

Week 5 8 November

Professor Peter O’Brien, University of York
https://www.york.ac.uk/chemistry/staff/academic/o-s/pobrien/
" New routes to nitrogen, oxygen, and sulphur heterocycles: exploring 3D pharmaceutical space"

Week 6 12 November
MONDAY 

Pharmaron Lecture – Professor Frank Glorius, WWU Münster
https://www.uni-muenster.de/Chemie.oc/glorius/glorius.html
" On discovery in catalysis"

Week 7 22 November

Professor Helen Hailes, UCL
https://www.ucl.ac.uk/chemistry/people/professor-helen-c-hailes
" The use of enzymes for C-C bond formation and amine synthesis"

Week 8 29 November No Colloquium 
http://colloquia.chem.ox.ac.uk/organic-chemistry.aspx