47th Euchem Conference on Stereochemistry
Brunnen, April 29 - May 4, 2012
 
 
President:

Andreas Pfaltz

 
Vice-President:

Luisa De Cola

 
Guest of Honor: 

Albert Eschenmoser

 
 
 

SUNDAY Evening Session – Moderator: Jeremy K. M. Sanders

 
Roger Y. Tsien

Building molecules to image electric fields and guide therapy

 
 

MONDAY Morning Session – Moderator: Clément Mazet

 
Frank Glorius

Stories on design & surprise: C-H activation, asymmetric arene hydrogenation and NHC organocatalysis

 
Vy Dong

A few of my favorite rings: Catalysis inspired by lactones and lactams

 
 

MONDAY Evening Session – Moderator: Gerard Van Koten

 
Luisa De Cola

Functional structures by self-assembly. Properties and applications

 
 

TUESDAY Morning Session – Moderator: Bernd Giese

 
Sarah E. O’Connor

Elucidation, evolution and mechanistic analysis of natural product pathways

 
Virginia Cornish

Expanding the synthetic capabilities of the cell

 
 

TUESDAY Evening Session – Moderator: Mohammad Movassaghi

 
Paul A. Wender

Toward transformative therapies and the ideal synthesis: strategies to eradicate AIDS, treat Alzheimer's disease and overcome resistant cancer

 
 

WEDNESDAY Morning Session – Moderator: Bernhard Kräutler

 
Bernhard Jaun

Probing the catalytic mechanism of methyl-coenzyme M reductase, the key enzyme of methane formation and functionalization by archaea

 
Milan Mrksich

Label-free screening for the discovery of chemical and biochemical reactions

 
 

THURSDAY Morning Session – Moderator: Luisa De Cola

 
Douglas W. Stephan

Frustrated lewis pairs: a new avenue to small molecule activation and catalysis

 
Stefan Grimme

Dispersion interactions in chemistry from a DFT perspective

 
 

THURSDAY Evening Session – Moderator: Shu Kobayashi

 
Ei-ichi Negishi

Zr-Catalyzed Asymmetric Carboalumination of Alkenes (ZACA). Its recent development

 
 

FRIDAY Morning Session – Moderator: Jieping Zhu

 
Takashi Ooi

Molecular design of organic ion pairs for asymmetric catalysis

 
Thomas R. Ward

Artificial metalloenzymes: recent progress and challenges