37th ESF/Euchem Conference on Stereochemistry
Bürgenstock, April 13 - 19, 2002
 
 
President:

Lia Addadi

 
Vice-President:

Jan-E Bäckvall

 
Guest of Honor:

Helmut Schwarz

 
 
 

SUNDAY Morning Session – Moderator: Jack D Dunitz

 
Dorit Hanein

Deciphering the structure of biological machines
at the leading edge of motile cells

 
Avi Minsky

Ordered assemblies and phase transitions in living systems: the ultimate stress response

 
 

SUNDAY Evening Session – Moderator: Steve Weiner

 
Steve Weiner

Introduction

 
Jeremy R Young

Coccolith biomineralization –
morphological complexity from biological modification of anisotropic mineral nucleation and growth

 
 

MONDAY Morning Session – Moderator: Jan-E Bäckvall

 
Mark Lautens

New metal-promoted reactions and their utility
in organic synthesis

 
Siegfried Blechert

Domino-metathesis and more

 
 

MONDAY Evening Session – Moderator: Mike McBride

 
Takuzo Aida

Bio-inspired approaches to materials science
with nanoscopic objects and chiral motifs

 
 

TUESDAY Morning Session – Moderator: Don Hilvert

 
David A Tirrell

From new amino acids to new supramolecular architectures

 
Thomas V O’Halloran

The inorganic chemistry of the cell: mechanisms of the metalloregulatory and metallochaperone proteins

 
 

WEDNESDAY Morning Session – Moderator: Jay Siegel

 
István Markó

Development of novel methodologies for the efficient synthesis of complex natural products

 
Dieter Enders

New methods for the asymmetric synthesis of bioactive compounds

 
 

WEDNESDAY Evening Session – Moderator: Andrea Vasella

 
Amir H Hoveyda

Problems in asymmetric catalysis:
catalyst discovery, selectivity & practicality

 
 

THURSDAY Morning Session – Moderator: Meir Lahav

 
Samuel I Stupp

Materials through self-assembly and templating

 
Galen D Stucky

Organizing system component domains in composite materials: synthesis, structure, and function

 
 

THURSDAY Evening Session – Moderator: Helmut Ringsdorf

 
Ruth Duncan

Polymers, from plastics to polymer therapeutics?