39th Euchem Conference on Stereochemistry
Bürgenstock, April 17-23, 2004
 
 
President:

Herbert Waldmann

 
Vice-President:

Alain Krief

 
Guest of Honor:

Ekkehard Winterfeldt

 
 
 

SUNDAY Morning Session Moderator: Margaret Kayser

 
Roger S Goody

Structural and mechanistic aspects of regulation of vesicular transport by Rab GTPases

 
Ilme Schlichting

Heme proteins: control of reactivity via molecular architecture

 
 

SUNDAY Evening Session Moderator: Chris Abell

 
Michel Rohmer

From molecular fossils to genetically engineered plants: discovery and elucidation of an overlooked pathway for isoprenoid biosynthesis in bacteria and plants

 
 

MONDAY Morning Session Moderator: Jan-E. Bäckvall

 
Jonathan Ellman

New methods for carbon-carbon bond formation

 
Matthias Beller

Homogeneous catalysis:
a key technology for sustainable chemistry

 
 

Special Afternoon Session Moderator: E Peter Kündig

 
Nicholas E Leadbeater

Metal-mediated synthesis without the metals:
From organometallic to orgaNOmetallic

 
Milton R Smith III

Catalytic aromatic borylation: a solution to
a long-standing problem in aromatic substitution

 
 

MONDAY Evening Session Moderator: Johann Mulzer

 
Matthew D Shair

Towards a cellular target and mechanism of Secramine: a small-molecule inhibitor of protein trafficking discovered using diversity oriented synthesis and phenotypic screening

 
 

TUESDAY Morning Session Moderator: Ben L Feringa

 
Atsushiro Osuka

Synthetic porphyrinoid chemistry

 
Harry Anderson

Packaging π-systems by rotaxane formation: insulated molecular wires and encapsulated dyes

 
 

WEDNESDAY Morning Session Moderator: Christof Niemeyer

 
Kazunari Taira

Structural and stereochemical analysis of RNA cleavage by ribozymes and siRNA

 
Michael Famulok

Ribozymes for Drug Screening

 
 

WEDNESDAY Evening Session Moderator: Stefan Matile

 
Kevan Shokat

Chemical tools for deciphering kinase signal transduction

 
 

THURSDAY Morning Session Moderator: Peter Seeberger

 
Henk Hiemstra

Synthetic studies toward Solanoeclepin A:
a hatching agent of potato cyst nematodes

 
Larry E Overman

Stereoselective construction of all-carbon quaternary stereocenters: methods invention and total synthesis

 
 

THURSDAY Evening Session Moderator: Alain Krief

 
Karl Wieghardt

Coordination chemistry with organic radicals