BOSS XIV

14th Belgian Organic Synthesis Symposium

 Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium    July 13-18, 2014

Programme


14:30

Registration

17:00

Opening

Session Chair

Prof. Pierre DE CLERCQ
UGENT, Ghent, Belgium

From Target Structure- to Function-Oriented Organic Synthesis

Prof. Dieter SEEBACH
ETH ZURICH, Zürich, Switzerland

18:00

Welcome Drink

08:30

Registration

Tetrahedron Chair:

Session Chair

Prof. Léon GHOSEZ
IECB, Pessac, France

Organometallic Reactions Catalyzed by Transition Metal Complexes - Fundamentals and New Transformations

Prof. John F. HARTWIG
UC BERKELEY, Berkeley, United States

10:00

The Elementary Chemistry of Organometallic Catalysis. Hydrofunctionalizations of Alkenes as a Case Study

11:00

Coffee Break

11:30

Catalyst Evolution Based on Mechanistic Aspects of Cross Coupling to Form Carbon-Heteroatom Bonds

12:30

Lunch & Poster Sessions

14:30

Evolution of Asymmetric Allylic Substitution from Palladium to Iridium

15:30

Coffee Break

16:00

Metal-Catalyzed and Metal-Mediated Incorporation of Fluorine into Aromatic Molecules

17:00

Tetrahedron Cocktail

Session Chair

Prof. Christian STEVENS
UGENT, Ghent, Belgium

09:00

Biology Oriented Synthesis

Prof. Herbert WALDMANN
MAX PLANCK INSTITUTE OF MOLECULAR PHYSIOLOGY, Dortmund, Germany

10:00

Discovery of Environmentally Benign Synthetic Reactions Catalysed by Pincer Complexes

Prof. David MILSTEIN
THE WEIZMANN INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE, Rehovot, Israel

11:00

Coffee Break

Session Chair

Prof. Alain KRIEF
UNAMUR, Namur, Belgium

11:30

Transition Metal-Catalysed Synthesis of Fluorine-Containing Molecules

Prof. Mikiko SODEOKA
RIKEN, Hirosawa, Japan

12:30

Lunch & Poster Sessions

14:30

Asymmetric C-H Functionalisations: A Quest for Efficient Ligand Systems

Prof. Nicolai CRAMER
ECOLE POLYTECHNIQUE FÉDÉRALE DE LAUSANNE, Lausanne, Switzerland

15:30

Coffee Break

Session Chair

Dr Lieven MEERPOEL
JANSSEN R&D, Beerse, Belgium

16:00

Total Synthesis of Indoline Alkaloids

Prof. Dawei MA
SHANGHAI INSTITUTE OF ORGANIC CHEMISTRY, Shanghai, China

17:00

Making Molecular Prosthetics with a Small Molecule Synthesizer

Prof. Martin D. BURKE
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS, Urbana, United States

Session Chair

Prof. Johan VAN DER EYCKEN
UGENT, Ghent, Belgium

09:00

Hetero-Substituted Alkynes: Copper-Mediated Syntheses and Applications

Prof. Gwilherm EVANO
ULB, Brussels, Belgium

10:00

Catalysis and Cascades in Total Synthesis

Prof. Darren J. DIXON
UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD, Oxford, United Kingdom

11:00

Coffee Break

Session Chair

Prof. Guido VERNIEST
VUB, Brussels, Belgium

11:30

Chemical Reactions in our Genome

Prof. Thomas CARELL
LUDWIG-MAXIMILIANS-UNIVERSITY MUNICH, Munich, Germany

12:30

Lunch & Poster Session

14:30

Excursions

Session Chair

Prof. Kourosch ABBASPOUR TEHRANI
UNIVERSITY OF ANTWERP, Antwerp, Belgium

09:00

Selective Catalysed C-H Activation

Prof. Lutz ACKERMANN
GEORG-AUGUST UNIVERSITY GOETTINGEN, Goettingen, Germany

Session Chair

Dr Christophe GENICOT
UCB BIOPHARMA, Bruxelles, Belgium

10:00

Simple Syntheses of Chiral, Saturated N-Heterocycles

Prof. Jeffrey BODE
ETH ZÜRICH, Zürich, Switzerland

11:00

Coffee Break

Session Chair

Prof. Norbert DE KIMPE
UGENT, Ghent, Belgium

11:30

Synthetic Tools Based on Transition Metals

Prof. José Luis MASCARENAS
UNIVERSITY OF SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA, Santiago de Compostela, Spain

12:30

Lunch & Poster Sessions

Session Chair

Prof. István MARKÓ
UNIVERSITÉ CATHOLIQUE DE LOUVAIN, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium

14:30

Transition Metals: Versatile Synthetic Tools to Access Bioactive Compounds

Prof. Janine COSSY
ESPCI PARISTECH, Paris, France

15:30

Coffee Break

Session Chair

Prof. Ben FERINGA
UNIVERSITY OF GRONINGEN, Groningen, The Netherlands

16:00

Discovery and Development of Practical C-H Bond Functionalization with Main Group Reagents

Prof. John F. HARTWIG
UC BERKELEY, Berkeley, United States

17:00

Award Ceremony & Cocktail

20:30

Symposium Dinner

Session Chair

Prof. Erik VAN DER EYCKEN
KU LEUVEN, Leuven, Belgium

09:00

Gold Catalysed Reactions for Organic Synthesis

Dr Fabien GAGOSZ
ECOLE POLYTECHNIQUE, Palaiseau, France

Session Chair

Prof. Bert U.W. MAES
UNIVERSITY OF ANTWERP, Antwerp, Belgium

10:00

Efficient Transition Metal Catalysis with Two Chamber Reactors

Prof. Troels SKRYDSTRUP
AARHUS UNIVERSITY, Aarus, Denmark

11:00

Coffee Break

Session Chair

Prof. Stéphane VINCENT
UNAMUR, Namur, Belgium

11:30

Design of Enantioselective Catalytic Cycles Driven by a Single Proton

Prof. Amir H. HOVEYDA
BOSTON COLLEGE, Chestnut Hill, United States