21 September - 22 September 2020

A Celebration of Organic Chemistry 2020

Organised by:

SCI’s Fine Chemicals Group 

Nottingham, UK

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Synopsis
On Monday 21 and Tuesday 22 September 2020, influential researchers from across Europe and the US will gather in Nottingham to present a series of lectures on the latest developments in the field of organic chemistry. This Celebration of Organic Chemistry event, jointly organised by SCI's Fine Chemicals Group and Charnwood Molecular, will celebrate the best of modern organic chemistry and will provide an overview of new methodologies and exciting applications in synthesis and beyond. The meeting will also provide a platform for early career researchers to share their vision for the future of organic chemistry.

Attendees
Bringing together leading scientists from the organic chemistry community, this meeting will be of interest to those in academia and industry who are interested in developing and applying modern organic chemistry techniques to their research.

Programme
Monday 21 September
09.00
Registration and refreshments
09.45
Introductory Remarks
Steven Allin, Charnwood Molecular, UK
10.00
How best to explore chemical space for bioactive molecular discovery?
Adam Nelson, University of Leeds, UK
10.55
Catalytic asymmetric cross-couplings
Stephen Fletcher, University of Oxford, UK
11.50
Lunch
12.50
Heterobimetallic complexes as intermediates, transition states, and transition state analogs for the transmetalation step in cross-coupling reactions. Investigations in the gas phase, in silico, in solution, and in the solid state
Peter Chen, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
13.45
Organic synthesis, isotopes and synthetic biology: A powerful trio for elucidating biocatalytic processes
Chris Willis, University of Bristol, UK
14.40
Refreshment break
15.10
On the chemical origins of biological metabolism
Joseph Moran, Université de Strasbourg, France
16.05
Sulfoxides as substrate activators: New cross-couplings for materials and medicines
David Procter, University of Manchester, UK
17.00
Wine reception
Tuesday 22 September
08.50
Transition metal catalysis. Access to functionalized heterocycles
Janine Cossy, ESPCI Paris Tech, France
09.45
Chasing fleeting intermediates in capricious reactions
Guy Lloyd-Jones, ­ University of Edinburgh, UK
10.40
Refreshment break
11.10
Immobilized catalytic systems for asymmetric flow processes
Miquel Pericas, ICIQ, Spain
12.05
Mechanisms of carboxylate-assisted C-H activation: From inorganic curiosity to organic application
Stuart Macgregor, Heriot Watt University, UK
13.00
Lunch
14.00
The development of single-stranded oligonucleotides for gene silencing
Christopher Hayes, University of Nottingham, UK
14.55
Break-it-to-make-it strategies for chemical synthesis inspired by complex natural products
Richmond Sarpong, UC Berkeley, USA
15.50
Closing remarks

Venue and Contact

Charnwood Molecular

BioCity Nottingham
Nottingham
NG1 1GF
UK  

Conference Team

Tel: +44 (0)20 7598 1561

Email: conferences@soci.org


Fees
Early bird fees before Friday 31 July 2020
£135
SCI Member
£45
SCI Student Member
£90
SCI Subsidised Member
£180
Non-Member
Standard fees after Friday 31 July 2020
£190
SCI Member
£65
SCI Student Member
£125
SCI Subsidised Member
£250
Non-Member
SCI Platinum Corporate Members receive 25% off the above rates

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Organising Committee
  • Dr Silvia Diez-Gonzalez, SCI/ Imperial College London
  • Dr Daniel Jones, SCI/ Charles River Laboratories
  • Prof Igor Larrosa, SCI/ University of Manchester
  • Dr Sarah Major, SCI/ Charnwood Molecular

Exhibition and Sponsorship
An exhibition will take place alongside the conference during refreshment breaks for companies and related organisations who may wish to exhibit. For further information and prices, please email conferences@soci.orgSpaces are limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.