36th ESF/Euchem Conference on Stereochemistry
Bürgenstock, April 28 - May 4, 2001

Andrea Vasella


Lia Addadi

Guest of Honor:

Duilio Arigoni


SUNDAY Morning Session – Moderator: Jean-François Normant

Elias J Corey

Catalytic enantioselective synthesis methods, pathways and applications

Gerhard Erker

Catalytic and stoichiometric carbon-carbon coupling at zirconium complexes


SUNDAY Evening Session – Moderator: G Michael Blackburn

Tohru Fukuyama

Synthetic studies on indole alkaloids


MONDAY Morning Session – Moderator: Jay Siegel

Nenad Ban

Structure and function of the large ribosomal subunit

Stefan Matile

Bioorganic chemistry of rigid-rod molecules


MONDAY Evening Session – Moderator: Armido Studer

Samir Z Zard

Explorations in radical chemistry: some new reactions for organic synthesis


TUESDAY Morning Session – Moderator: David Gani

Rowena G Matthews

Cobalamin-dependent methyl transfers

Gideon Davies

Structures and mechanisms involved in the enzymatic synthesis and degradation of polysaccharides


WEDNESDAY Morning Session – Moderator: Beat H Meier

Renato Zenobi

New applications for soft ionization mass spectrometry

Steve W Homans

Structure, dynamics and interactions of macromolecules in the weakly aligned state


WEDNESDAY Evening Session – Moderator: Bernhard Kräutler

Hung-Wen Liu

Learning nature’s strategy for making unusual sugars


THURSDAY Morning Session – Moderator: Peter Chen

John F Hartwig

Transition metal-catalyzed saturated carbon-heteroatom bond formation

Gregory C Fu

Asymmetric catalysis with ‘planar-chiral’ heterocycles


THURSDAY Evening Session – Moderator: Lia Addadi

Gerald W Hart

Dynamic o-glycosylation of nuclear & cytoskeletal proteins: a new paradigm for regulation and signal transduction