24 April 2018

29th Regional Postgraduate Symposia on Novel Organic Chemistry - North

Organised by:

SCI's Fine Chemicals Group

Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

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Synopsis

Organic chemistry students in the final year of their doctoral studies at UK universities (working in synthesis, mechanistic studies, methodology, medicinal chemistry or analysis) are invited to submit applications to present their work at this regional half-day symposia. The deadline for submitting applications is Friday 16 March 2018.

The winning speakers in each symposium will receive a £200 cash prize and the £100 will be awarded as a runner-up prize. Travel costs are refunded for all speakers selected. There are no entry or registration fees for speakers or attendees.

Students interested in presenting their work, or anyone who would like further information about these events, are encouraged to speak to their supervisor, and contact Prof Mike Waring. Please download a nomination form for submission here.


Programme

Day 1 - 24 April 2018

13:30
Opening remarks
13:35
Metal-free visible light-mediated imino-functionalization reactions Jacob Davies, University of Manchester
14:00
Design and synthesis of 3-D fragments to explore new areas of pharmaceutical space Paul Jones, University of York
14:25
Use of heterocomplementary hydrogen bonding motifs in sequential and stimuli responsive self-sorting Heather Coubrough, University of Leeds
14:50
4-π photocyclisation: a new route to functionalized 1,2-diazetidines Thomas Britten, Lancaster University
15:15
Refreshment break
15:40
Use of bioavailable solvent cyrene for the synthesis of ureas and amides Thomas Bousfield, University of Huddersfield
16:05
MDM2-PROTACS for the androgen receptors (AR) for prostate cancer treatment Jose Daniel Lopez Fernandez, Newcastle University
16:30
Enantioselective copper-catalysed multi-component assembly of amino-containing vinyl boronates Kay Yeung, University of Manchester
16:55
Studies towards the total synthesis of anthracimycin Giacomo Lodovici, University of York
17:20
Closing remarks
17:25
Wine reception and prizes

Venue and Contact

University of Newcastle

The Boiler House
Newcastle University
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 7RU

 

Prof Mike Waring

Email: mike.waring@ncl.ac.uk


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