School of Chemistry – Visiting Speakers 2018
Wed 18th April – Chem Symposium
(Bob Champion Research and Education Building room 0.21, 13:00-18:00)
Prof. Peter Seeberger – Max Planck
‘Preventing and Fighting Infectious Diseases: Carbohydrate Vaccines and Drugs Made in Flow’
Prof. Steve Marsden – Leeds
‘Taking Control: New Tools to Explore Medicinally-Relevant Chemical Space’
Prof. Carmen Galan – Bristol
'Synthetic Glyco-Tools for Biological Research'
Dr Allan Watson – St. Andrews
‘Mechanism as a tool for reaction discovery’
Wed 2nd May
Prof. Tony Cass – Imperial College London – Sir George Stokes Award
Wed 9th May
(JSC 3.02; coffee and drinks reception included, 13:00-16:00)
Prof. Maria C. Gimeno – Zaragoza
'Synthesis and Applications of Functionalised N-Heterocyclic Carbene-Gold Complexes'
Dr Robert Phipps – Cambridge
‘Harnessing Non-Covalent Interactions for Control of Regioselectivity and Site-Selectivity in Catalysis’
Dr Joy Farnaby – Glasgow
'The Modular Synthesis of Rare Earth-Transition Metal Heterobimetallic Complexes Utilizing a Redox-Active Ligand'
Wed 16th May
(Queens 1.03, 14:00-15:00)
Prof. Jennifer Potts - York
"Repetitive proteins on the surface of bacterial pathogens; exploring the link between structure and function"
Wed 30th May
Prof. Edward Anderson – Oxford
"From small rings to large: New synthetic methods towards natural and unnatural products"
Wed 6th June
(Queens 1.03, 13:00-14:00)
Dr Fernanda Duarte Gonzalez - Edinburgh
"Unraveling the Role of Non–Covalent Interactions in Recognition and Catalysis"
Wed 13th June
(JSC 3.02, 13:00-14:00)
Dr Chris Mulligan – Kent
"Life’s ups and downs: probing the mechanism of elevator-like bacterial transporters"