SCS - Syngenta Symposium, October 15, 2015


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Swiss Chemical Society - Syngenta Symposium 2015
«Chirality – Upsides for Chemical Innovation» 

Thursday, October 15, 2015
Syngenta Research Center Stein, Switzerland
Auditorium WST-810.E.75


The Swiss Chemical Society and Syngenta are pleased to announce the 3rd edition of a one-day symposium entitled Chirality – Upsides for Chemical Innovation on Thursday 15th October 2015. The focus will be on cutting-edge research in chirality and its role in life science, from synthesis and beyond for chemical innovation.

Program

08.00 Registration
08.45 Welcome and Opening Remarks
Dr. Gerardo Ramos, Head Crop Protection R&D, Syngenta
09.00 Plenary Lecture 1 – Prof. Ben Feringa (University of Groningen, NL)
Exploring Chiral Space beyond the Molecule
09.45 Invited Lecture 1 - Prof. Oliver Trapp (University of Heidelberg, D)
Coulomb Explosion Imaging of (R,R)-2,3-Dideuterooxirane and Unambiguous Access to the Absolute Configuration of (+)-Glyceraldehyde
10.15 Coffee Break
10.45 Invited Lecture 2 - Dr. Alexander Mayweg (Roche, Basel, CH)
Chirality in Medicinal Chemistry: Crucial or Curse?
11.15 Invited Lecture 3 - Dr. Christoph Taeschler (Lonza, Visp, CH)
Process development aspects for L-Carnitine

11.45

Plenary Lecture 2 - Prof. Manfred Reetz (University of Marburg, D)
Directed Evolution of Stereoselective Enzymes: A Prolific Source of Catalysts for Asymmetric Reactions
12.30 Lunch and Poster session (room E-20-22)
14.00 Plenary Lecture 3 – Prof. Scott Miller (Yale University, USA)
Searching for Selective Reactions on Complex Molecular Scaffolds
14.45 Invited Lecture 4 – Dr. Eric Francotte (Novartis, Basel, CH)
Exploiting the Chiral Recognition Power of Natural Polysaccharides for Large Scale Separation of Stereoisomers
15.15 Invited Lecture 5 – Dr. Edouard Godineau (Syngenta, Stein, CH)
Chirality in Agrochemicals
15.45 Invited Lecture 6 – Prof. Jérôme Lacour (University of Geneva, CH)
On the Use of Stereogenic Nitrogen Atoms
16.15 Coffee Break
16.45 Plenary Lecture 4 - Prof. Eric Jacobsen (Harvard University, USA)
Anion-Binding Catalysis
17.30 Closing Remarks
Dr. Camilla Corsi, Head Chemical Research R&D, Syngenta
17.45 Aperitif

 

Poster Session

A poster session will round out the program and poster prices will award the best posters.

Registration

A maximum of 150 participants can attend the symposium and all available seats are taken. Therefore the registation is closed.

Contact

Dr. Sarah Sulzer
Syngenta Crop Protection Münchwilen AG
Schaffhauserstrasse 
CH-4332 Stein
Phone: +41 62 866 0000
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Website

Symposium Website of Syngenta

 


David Spichiger, SCS
27.04.2015

 

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