BOSS XV

15th Belgian Organic Synthesis Symposium

 July 10-15, 2016    Antwerp, Belgium

Programme


14:30

Registration

17:00

Opening

Session Chair:

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

17:10

L01 - Perspectives in Chemistry: From Supramolecular Chemistry to Adaptive Chemistry

Prof. Jean-Marie LEHN
ISIS/UNIVERSITY OF STRASBOURG, Strasbourg, France

18:10

Welcome Drink

08:30

Registration

Session Chair:

Prof. Alain KRIEF
UNAMUR, Namur, Belgium

Tetrahedron Chair: "Classics and Moderns in Fluorine Chemistry"

Prof. Véronique GOUVERNEUR
UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD, Oxford, United Kingdom

10:00

Tetrahedron Lecture 1: Late Stage Fluorination of Arenes: The Never Ending Story

11:00

Coffee break & exhibition

11:40

Tetrahedron Lecture 2: Csp3-F Bond Construction: Challenges and Solutions

12:40

Sandwich lunch, exhibition & Poster Session 1 (odd numbers)

14:30

Tetrahedron Lecture 3: Catalytic Reactions for Tri- and Difluoromethylation: The State of Play

15:30

Coffee break & exhibition

16:00

Tetrahedron Lecture 4: The Art of 18F-Labelling for Applications in Positron Emission Tomography

17:00

Tetrahedron Cocktail

Session Chair:

Prof. Johan VAN DER EYCKEN
UGENT, Ghent, Belgium

09:00

L02 - Evolution of Anion Relay Chemistry (ARC): Design, Synthesis and Validation of Recoverable Siloxane-Based Transfer Agents for Palladium-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling Reactions

Prof. Amos SMITH
UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, Philadelphia, United States

Session Chair:

Prof. Raphaël ROBIETTE
UCLOUVAIN, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium

10:00

L03 - Selective Catalytic Modifications of Unprotected Carbohydrates

Prof. Adriaan J. MINNAARD
UNIVERSITY OF GRONINGEN, Groningen, The Netherlands

11:00

Vendor Presentation: Interchim Ultra Performance Flash Purification makes purification easier, intuitive & productive

11:10

Coffee break & exhibition

Session Chair:

Prof. Stéphane VINCENT
UNAMUR, Namur, Belgium

11:40

L04 - Chemical Biology on the Genome

Prof. Sir Shankar BALASUBRAMANIAN
UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE, Cambridge, United Kingdom

12:40

Sandwich lunch, exhibition & Poster Session 1 (odd numbers)

Session Chair:

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

14:30

L05 - Catalytic approaches to the synthesis of enantiopure heterocycles

Prof. Floris RUTJES
RADBOUD UNIVERSITY NIJMEGEN, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

15:30

Coffee break & exhibition

Session Chair:

Prof. Norbert DE KIMPE
UGENT, Ghent, Belgium

16:00

L06 - Biocatalytic Cascades for Organic Synthesis

Prof. Kurt FABER
UNIVERSITY OF GRAZ, Graz, Austria

Session Chair:

Prof. Olivier RIANT
UC LOUVAIN, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium

17:00

L07 - Copper-Catalyzed Hydrofunctionalization Processes

Prof. Stephen L. BUCHWALD
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, Cambridge, United States

Session Chair:

Dr Lieven MEERPOEL
JANSSEN R&D, Beerse, Belgium

09:00

L08 - Interface Between Molecular and Real World

Prof. Eiichi NAKAMURA
UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO, Tokyo, Japan

10:00

L09 - Direct Aromatic Coupling by Transition Metal Catalysis

Prof. Masahiro MIURA
OSAKA UNIVERSITY, Osaka, Japan

11:00

Coffee break & exhibition

Session Chair:

Dr Alain DE MESMAEKER
SYNGENTA & PRESIDENT OF SCS, Stein, Switzerland

11:40

L10 - Sustainable Catalysis - Concepts and Applications for Visible Light Driven Reactions

Prof. Magnus RUEPING
RWTH AACHEN, Aachen, Germany

12:40

Sandwich lunch, exhibition & Poster Session 2 (even numbers)

14:30

Excursions

Session Chair:

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

09:00

L11 - Cooperative Catalysis in Asymmetric Synthesis: Case Studies of Mechanistic Understanding and Process Innovation

Prof. Kuiling DING
SHANGHAI INSTITUTE OF ORGANIC CHEMISTRY, Shanghai, China

10:00

L12 - Mechanistically Playful Metals

Prof. Cristina NEVADO
UNIVERSITY OF ZURICH, Zurich, Switzerland

11:00

Coffee break & exhibition

Session Chair:

Prof. Gwilherm EVANO
ULB, Brussels, Belgium

11:40

L13 - Catalytic Aerobic Oxidation Reactions for Organic Synthesis

Prof. Shannon S. STAHL
UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN, Madison, United States

12:40

Sandwich lunch, exhibition & Poster Session 2 (even numbers)

Session Chair:

Prof. Pieter VAN DER VEKEN
UANTWERP, Antwerp, Belgium

14:30

L14 - Fluorinated or Multivalent Carbohydrates Designed as Antibacterial Agents

Prof. Stéphane VINCENT
UNAMUR, Namur, Belgium

15:30

Coffee break & exhibition

Session Chair

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

16:00

Janssen Prize for Creativity
L15 - The Application of Photoredox Catalysis to New Transformations in Chemical Synthesis

Prof. David MACMILLAN
PRINCETON UNIVERSITY, Princeton, United States

17:00

Janssen Prize Ceremony & Cocktail

20:30

Symposium Dinner

Session Chair

Prof. Guido VERNIEST
VUB, Brussels, Belgium

09:00

L16 - Asymmetric difunctionalization of Enamides via Hydrogen Bond Catalysis

Dr Geraldine MASSON
INSTITUT DE CHIMIE DES SUBSTANCES NATURELLES CNRS, Gif-sur-Yvette, France

10:00

L17 - Bridging the Gap from Peptide Leads to Drug-like Molecules

Prof. William D. LUBELL
UNIVERSITY OF MONTREAL, Montreal, Canada

11:00

Coffee break & exhibition

Session Chair:

Prof. Pierre DE CLERCQ
UGENT, Ghent, Belgium

11:40

L18 - Concepts and Catalysts for Ion-Controlled Reactivity in Organic Synthesis

Prof. F. Dean TOSTE
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, Berkeley, United States

12:40

Closing Ceremony