33rd ESF/Euchem Conference on Stereochemistry
Bürgenstock, April 26 - May 2, 1998
 
 
President:

Manfred T Reetz

 
Vice-President:

Javier de Mendoza

 
Guest of Honor:

Helmut Ringsdorf

 
 
 

MONDAY Morning Session Moderator: Michael Famulok

 
Eric T Kool

Synthetic mimics of the structure and function of DNA

 
Jennifer A Doudna

RNA gets in shape: structure and folding of a group I ribozyme

 
 

MONDAY Evening Session Moderator: Ewa Rogalska

 
Bauke W Dijkstra

Insights in enzyme mechanisms from X-ray crystallography

 
 

TUESDAY Morning Session Moderator: Donald Hilvert

 
Francine B Perler

Protein splicing: mechanism and use of intein generated thioesters

 
Alexey Margolin

Protein crystals as novel microporous materials

 
 

TUESDAY Evening Session Moderator: Peter Chen

 
Wolfram Sander

The story of meta- and para-benzyne

 
 

WEDNESDAY Morning Session Moderator: Kai Johnsson

 
Barbara Imperiali

A chemical approach towards understanding protein glycosylation

 
Herbert Waldmann

Organic synthesis and biological signal transduction

 
 

THURSDAY Morning Session Moderator: Ben L Feringa

 
David Milstein

The design of new metal-complex catalysis

 
Antonio Togni

Still ferrocenyl ligands, but not only ...

 
 

THURSDAY Evening Session Moderator: Helmut Schwarz

 
Martin Quack

Fundamental symmetries and the physical-chemical foundations of molecular chirality

 
 

FRIDAY Morning Session Moderator: Steven V Ley

 
Dieter Hoppe

Chiral carbanion pairs: new insight and synthetic appications

 
Shinji Murai

The catalytic C-H/olefin coupling as a new synthetic tool

 
 

FRIDAY Evening Session Moderator: Javier de Mendoza

 
Stephen F Martin

Chemistry of biofunctional molecules