Bernd's 77 Birthday Symposium, June 2, 2017

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Symposium to celebrate the
77th birthday of Prof. Bernd Giese

June 2, 2017,
University of Fribourg, Departement of Chemistry, main auditorium 0.013

On June 2nd 2017, Bernd Giese, one of Switzerland’s top chemists, will turn 77. On this occasion, the Department of Chemistry of the University of Fribourg organizes a birthday symposium around organic chemistry with focus on bio-organic and physical organic chemistry, reuniting many of Bernd Giese’s scientific offsprings as well as other internationally well recognized speakers. This symposium will offer an attractive programme to chemists in Switzerland as well as across borders.

Preliminary Programme

09.30 Arrival Coffee (please register)

10.00 Welcome Words Katharina Fromm
10.05 Helma Wennemers, Zürich, CH Chair: Torsten Linker
10.40 Andi Marx, Konstanz, D Chair: Hendrik Zipse
11.15 Carsten Bolm, Aachen, D Chair: Jens Hartung
11.50 Ulrich Lüning, Kiel, D Chair: Thomas Wirth

12.25 Lunch Break (please register)

13.40 Eric Meggers, University of Marburg Chair: Martin Spichty
14.15 JoAnne Stubbe, MIT, USA Chair: Christian Bochet
15.00 Frank Giese, Weil, D Chair: Vladimir Cmiljanovic

15.30 Coffee Break (please register)

16.00 Dennis Curran, Pittsburg, USA Chair: Katharina Fromm
16.45 Uta Wille, Melbourne, Australia Chair: Fabio Zobi
17.30 Closing Words and chemistry demonstrations (K. Fromm, U. Lüning)

19.00 Dinner (limited space available, please register)
           Dinner speeches by R. Braslau and A. Bryant-Friedrich, both USA




David Spichiger, SCS