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Event: "Frontiers in Organic Chemistry"

Date: October 10, 2009

Time: 14:30

Venue: David Keir Building, Queens University Belfast


The School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering at Queen's University, Belfast
is pleased to host a ½ day RSC award symposium entitled "Frontiers in Organic Chemistry" on Wednesday 14th Oct 2009.
This award symposium, which features lectures by Professor Y. Yamamoto, Professor J. Thomas and Professor D. Leigh, will be held in the David Keir Building, room OG.339 and start at 2pm.

2pm: Introduction and RSC welcome

2:15pm From sigma to pi Electrophilic Lewis Acids.  Application to Selective Organic Transformations
RSC Centenary Prize:  Prof Y. Yamamoto, Japan

3:10pm:  Approaches to Stereoselective Synthesis of Biologically Active Natural Products.
RSC Synthetic Organic Chemistry Award: Prof J. Thomas, University of Manchester, UK

4:05pm: Coffee

4:30pm: C-nucleosides: novel approaches to their stereoselective syntheses

Dr M. Migaud, QUB, UK

5:00pm:  The Magic of Molecular Motors and Machines
Merck Award: Prof D. Leigh, University of Edinburgh, UK

5:55pm: Closing remarks from Prof R. Jones on behalf of the RSC

6:00pm: Wine reception.

This event is free and open to all.

For further information, contact Professor K. Hale (k.j.hale@qub.ac.uk). 
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