10 April 2018

29th Regional Postgraduate Symposia on Novel Organic Chemistry - South

Organised by:

SCI's Fine Chemicals Group

UCL, London

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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 Dr Tom Sheppard. Please download a nomination form for submission here.


Programme

Day 1 - 10th April 2018

Event Schedule
12:45
Towards brighter bioluminescence: synthesis and properties of rigid infra-luciferins Aisha Syed, University College London
13:10
Intramolecular hydride transfer onto arynes: transition metal-free C(sp3)-H functionalisation of amines Fahima Idris, Queen Mary University of London
13:35
Design and synthesis of fragment-like pyrrolidine-based nucleotide mimetics for use as inhibitors of the DNA repair enzyme AAG Eduard Mas, University of Surrey
14:00
Catalytic asymmetric synthesis of geminal-dicarboxylates Nisha Mistry, University of Oxford
14:25
Transient imine directing groups for the C(sp3)-H functionalisation of aldehydes and amines Sahra St John-Campbell, Imperial College London
14:50
The total synthesis of (+)-β-isosparteine David Wheatley, University of Southampton
15:15
Refreshment break
15:30
Prebiotic peptide ligation by iterative, sulfide-mediated aminonitrile coupling in water Pierre Canavelli, University College London
15:55
Permanganate-mediated oxidative cyclisation of 1,5-dienes with a chiral phase transfer catalyst: synthetic and computational investigations Aqeel Alaa Hussein, University of Southampton
16:20
Distal cross-coupling enabled by σ-bond nucleopalladation Alexander Fawcett, University of Bristol
16:45
Designed aplyronine warheads for next-generation antibody-drug conjugatese Talia Pettigrew, University Cambridge
17:10
Wine reception & prizes

Venue and Contact

University College London

Ramsay Lecture Theatre
Chemistry Department
University College London
20 Gordon Street
London
WC1H 0AJ

Please click here for a location map.

Dr Tom Sheppard, University College London

Email: tom.sheppard@ucl.ac.uk


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