43rd Euchem Conference on Stereochemistry
Fürigen/Bürgenstock, April 12-18, 2008

Don Hilvert


Ben Feringa

Guest of Honor:

Dieter Seebach


SUNDAY Morning Session – Moderator: Helmut Schwarz

Jérôme Lacour

Ionic interplay in asymmetric synthesis and catalysis

Benjamin List

New strategies and concepts for catalysis


SUNDAY Evening Session – Moderator: Lia Addadi

Roman Kaiser

The scent of vanishing flora: New and uncommon volatile compounds in most diverse endangered plant species


MONDAY Morning Session – Moderator: Ilme Schlichting

Lorena S Beese

An integrated view of DNA replication and repair

Mohamed A Marahiel

Directing biosynthesis of non-ribosomal peptides: The molecular logic of an assembly line


MONDAY Evening Session – Moderator: Peter H Seeberger

Ben G Davis

Sugars and Proteins


TUESDAY Morning Session – Moderator: Ben L Feringa

Geoffrey W Coates

New catalysts for constructing small molecules and polymers of defined stereochemistry

Kyoko Nozaki

OMCOS (OrganoMetallic Chemistry directed towards Organic Synthesis) for polymer synthesis


WEDNESDAY Morning Session – Moderator: Beate Koksch

Frances H Arnold

Engineering by evolution

Homme W Hellinga

Computational protein design


WEDNESDAY Evening Session – Moderator: Ehud Keinan

Kai Johnson

Observing and manipulating proteins in living cells


THURSDAY Morning Session – Moderator: Samir Z Zard

Goverdhan Mehta

Total synthesis of bioactive natural products: Changing context – Emerging opportunities

Justin Du Bois

Drawing inspiration for reaction design from Nature’s products


THURSDAY Evening Session – Moderator: Helma Wennemers

David R Liu

Evolutionary principles applied to biological and synthetic molecules