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

Don Hilvert

 
Vice-President:

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