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Innovations in Chemical Synthesis

Activity by Jacqui Colgate   |   added on Jul 12, 2011   |   United Kingdom Official_iyc_logo

Sponsor(s): UCB and MRCT

This 18th Annual Review Symposium organised by SCI's Young Chemists' Panel, will focus on emerging methods in chemical synthesis.

SCI HQ, London, UK
2 December 2011, 10.00 - 17.00
Organised by SCI’s Young Chemists' Panel

This 18th Annual Review Symposium organised by SCI's Young Chemists' Panel, will focus on emerging methods in chemical synthesis. We have an exciting line up of the UK's leading young academics, who will deliver a comprehensive overview of innovative methodology covering topical research areas in transition metal-catalysis and the synthesis of strained rings. A lecture on flow chemistry will provide an insight into the use of this innovative approach to synthesis within the pharmaceutical industry. The plenary lecture will be given by one of the UK's leading researchers in transition-metal catalysis and will describe recent results on the development of new catalytic approaches to amines and amides.

Who should attend?
The meeting is aimed at graduates and post-graduates with a background in organic synthesis or organic chemistry, and is ideally suited to those studying for a postgraduate degree or working in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology or agrochemical industries. A booklet will be provided to all participants containing the lecture materials, as well as extensive literature references which will be an excellent resource for years to come.

Call for posters

There will also be a poster session and interested delegates are strongly encouraged to submit their application early, as numbers will be limited. Please send a one-page abstract to by Monday 10 October 2011.

  Registration and refreshments
Session Chair: Dr Tom Sheppard
  Welcome and introductory remarks
  Well definted iron catalysts in organic synthesis
Dr Michael Ingleson. University of Manchester
11.25  Making the strain: recent developments in the synthesis of small rings
Dr Christopher Bray, Queen Mary: University of London
12.15  Lunch and posters
Session Chair: Dr Ai-Lan Lee, Heriot-Watt University
13.15  Continuous processing technology... seeing the wood for the trees
Dr Malcolm Berry, GlaxoSmithKline
14.05  Transition-metal catalysed C-C activation: strategies and applications
Dr Christophe Aissa, University of Liverpool
14.55  Refreshment break
Session Chair: Dr Ela Smiljanic-Hurley, MRC Technology
15.10  Assymetric iridium catalysis in synthesis
Dr John Bower, University of Bristol
16.00  Metal-catalysed synthesis of amines and amides
Prof Jonathan Wiliams, University of Bath
17.00  Close of meeting

Organising Committee
Dr Martin Lowe, UCB
Dr Ela Smiljanic-Hurley, MRC Technology
Dr Tom Sheppard, University College London
Dr Ai-Lan Lee, Heriot-Watt University

SCI HQ, London, UK
Please click here for a location map.

Delegate Fees
Please note fees include the 5% discount for making an online booking

Earlybird fees - before 4 November 2011
GB£95 . . . . . . . .SCI Member
GB£24 .. . . . . . . . SCI Student
GB£70 . . . . . . . . .Subsidised Member
GB£145 . . . . . . . .Non Member

Standard fees - after 4 November 2011
GB£115 . . . . . . . .SCI Member
GB£27 .. . . . . . . . SCI Student
GB£80 . . . . . . . . .Subsidised Member
GB£170 . . . . . . . .Non Member

For more information, please contact:
Conference Team
T: +44 (0)20 7598 1561
F: +44 (0)20 7235 7743

Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, networking, educational materials Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, educators, research scientists, universities, teachers, industrial chemists, post graduate students, women chemists, educational institutions, secondary school students, tertiary education
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