3 April 2013

24th North Postgraduate Symposium on Novel Organic Chemistry

Organised by:

SCI's Fine Chemicals Group

Leeds, UK

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For the 24th consecutive year the Fine Chemicals Group are pleased to announce the 24th North Postgraduate Symposium on Novel Organic Chemistry.

This event invites organic chemistry students in the final year of their doctoral studies at UK universities (in synthesis, mechanistic studies, methodology, medicinal chemistry or analysis) to submit applications to present their work.

Winning speakers in this symposium will receive a cash prize and runners up will also recieve prizes.


Event Day

Event Schedule
Arrival and refreshments
Opening remarks
Phorboxazole B: The C20-C32 core fragment Kristaps Ermanis, University of York
Synthesis of 1-substituted tetrahydroisoquinolines using lithiation-substitution Xiabing Li, University of Sheffield
Tertiary thiols by stereospecific arylation/vinylation of thiocarbamates Gaëlle Mingat, University of Manchester Chair: Thomas James
Synthesis of the complete carbon skeleton of Malhamensilipin A Jan Saska, University of Nottingham
One-pot multi-component pericyclic reactions Joseph Cowell, Newcastle University
Selective hydrometallations of propargylic alcohols and their applications in synthesis Mark McLaughlin, Queen's University Belfast
Refreshment break Chair: Sarah Narramore
Highly stereoselective synthesis of Z-homoallylic alcohols by kinetic resolution of racemic secondary allylboronates Celia Incerti-Pradillos, Loughborough University
Application of Horner-Wittig Reaction to the construction of contiguous stereocenters Laura Parry, University of Bradford
Oligobenzamide α-helix mimetic scaffolds: The role of non-covalent interactions in molecular recognition Valeria Azzarito, University of Leeds Chair: Katherine Horner
High' temperature asymmetric α-Lithiation-trapping of N-Boc pyrrolidine: role of N-Boc rotamers in the synthesis of tetra-substituted pyrrolidines Giacomo Gelardi, University of York
Terminal alkyne hydroalumination with hystricine like Cp*2ZrCl2 catalysis of stabilized HAlCl2(THF)2 Darren Willcox, University of Nottingham
Closing remarks
Wine reception followed by prize presentation
Speakers dinner
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Venue and Contact

University of Leeds

University of Leeds, Chemistry Building, Lecture Theatre B, Leeds, LS2 9JT

To view location details, please check our website.

Dr Robin Bon

+44 (0)20 7598 1561

Email: r.bon@leeds.ac.uk

This event is FREE to attend.

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Additional Info
Exhibition and Sponsorship

An exhibition will take place alongside the conference for companies and related organisations who may wish to exhibit. Please email conferences@soci.org for further information and prices. Spaces are limited and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.