42nd Euchem Conference on Stereochemistry
Bürgenstock, April 14-20, 2007

Samir Z Zard


Don Hilvert

Guest of Honor:

Rolf Huisgen


SUNDAY Morning Session – Moderator: Jean-Pierre Genęt

Barry B Snider

Synthesis of structurally novel natural products

Phil S Baran

The catalytic cycle of discovery in total synthesis


SUNDAY Evening Session – Moderator: William B Motherwell

Pierre Vogel

New reaction cascades and reagents:
Applications to the total asymmetric synthesis of polypropionate antibiotics


MONDAY Morning Session – Moderator: Nazario Martin

Eiji Yashima

Helical polymers and oligomers:
From a single helix to a double helix

Gero Decher

Self-assembly and beyond


MONDAY Evening Session – Moderator: Kyoko Nozaki

Deborah E Leckband

How to make a sticky surface:
The chemistry of biological adhesion


TUESDAY Morning Session – Moderator: Shu Kobayashi

Stephen K Hashmi

Gold catalysis:
Reactivity patterns and benefits for synthesis

Guy Bertrand

Stable carbenes can help, and even do the job of transition metals


WEDNESDAY Morning Session – Moderator: Don Hilvert

Linda C Hsieh-Wilson

Chemical approaches to neurobiology

Benjamin F Cravatt

Annotating enzymatic pathways in human disease using chemical proteomics and metabolomics


WEDNESDAY Evening Session – Moderator: Wolf-D Woggon

Michael A Marletta

Selectively sensing NO and oxygen:
Biological solutions to a difficult chemical problem


THURSDAY Morning Session – Moderator: Trřls Skrydstrup

Sunggak Kim

Searching for new carbon-carbon bond formations:
Radical versus ionic approach

William B Motherwell

From new reactions to non-covalent interactions:
Some tales from a curious chemist


THURSDAY Evening Session – Moderator: Bernhard Kräutler

Perry Frey

Identification and characterization of free radicals as intermediates in enzymatic catalysis