Organic Chemistry

Division Representative

Andrei Yudin, University of Toronto

Symposia, Organizers and Invited Speakers

A Century of Organic Synthesis in Australia and Canada

Organizers:
Louis Barriault, University of Ottawa
Robert Britton, Simon Fraser University
Mike Kerr, Western University

Invited Speakers:
Sylvain Canesi, Université du Québec à Montréal
André Charette, Université de Montréal
Marco Cuifolini, University of British Columbia
Fabien Gagosz, University of Ottawa
Jonathan George, University of Adelaide, Australia
Mark Lautens, University of Toronto
Jean-Philippe Lumb, McGill University
David Lupton, Monash University, Australia
Mark Rizzacasa, University of Melbourne, Australia
Michael Sherburn, Australian National University, Australia
Victor Snieckus, Queen’s University
Frederick West, University of Alberta
Craig Williams, Queensland University, Australia
Andrei Yudin, University of Toronto

Advances in Heterocycle Synthesis

Organizers:
Louis-Charles Campeau, Merck & Co., Inc.
Ernest Lee, Gilead Sciences

Invited Speakers:
Rob Britton, Simon Fraser University
Darren Bykowski, Gilead Sciences
Daniel Fishlock, Hoffmann-La Roche, Switzerland
Rich Tillyer, Merck, USA
Dean Toste, University of California - Berkeley, USA
Tehshik Yoon, University of Wisconsin - Madison, USA

Boron in Modern Organic Synthesis and Catalysis

Organizers:
Dennis Hall, University of Alberta
Andrei Yudin, University of Toronto

Invited Speakers:
Suzanne Blum, University of California - Irvine, USA
Cathleen Crudden, Queen's University
Shih-Yuan Liu, Boston College, USA
Rylan Lundgren, University of Alberta
Matthew Perry, Pfizer
Mark Taylor, University of Toronto

Fluorinated Molecules: Syntheses, Analyses, and Applications - joint with BM

Organizers:
Jean-François Paquin, Université Laval
Glenn Sammis, University of British Columbia

Invited Speakers:
Thierry Billard, Université Claude Bernard - Lyon 1, France
Jean DaSilva, Université de Montréal
Denis Giguère, Université Laval
Mark Lautens, University of Toronto
Graham Murphy, University of Waterloo
David O'Hagan, University of St. Andrews, UK
Ralf Schirrmacher, University of Alberta
Jean-Pierre Vors, Bayer CropScience, France
David Zechel, Queen's University

Functional Organic Pi Systems: Synthesis, Theory and Applications - joint with MT

Organizers:
Graham Bodwell, Memorial University of Newfoundland
Rik Tykwinski, University of Alberta

Invited Speakers:
Bruce Arndtsen, McGill University
Tim Bender, University of Toronto
Natia Frank, University of Victoria
Mike Haley, University of Oregon, USA
Ramesh Jasti University of Oregon, USA
Milan Kivala, University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, Gemany
Jean-François Morin, Université Laval
Peter Schreiner, University of Giessen, Germany
Yuming Zhao, Memorial University of Newfoundland

New Frontiers in Peptide Science - joint with BM

Organizers:
William Lubell, Université de Montréal
David Perrin, University of British Columbia
Andrei Yudin, University of Toronto

Invited Speakers:
Éric Biron, Université Laval
Felicia Etzkorn, Virginia Tech, USA
Scott Miller, Yale University, USA
Bradley L Pentelute, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Daniel García Rivero, University of Havana, Cuba

Reactivity in Organic and Biological Chemistry - joint with BM

Organizers:
Jason Hein, University of British Columbia
Ronald Kluger, University of Toronto

Invited Speakers:
Stephen Bearne, Dalhousie University
Gonzalo Cosa, McGill University
Neal Deveraj, University of California - San Diego, USA
Frédéric-Georges Fontaine, Université Laval
John Honek, University of Waterloo
Jeffrey Keillor, University of Ottawa
Ron Kluger, University of Toronto
Derek Pratt, University of Ottawa
Rebecca Ruck, Merck & Co., USA
Shannon Stahl, University of Wisconsin - Madison, USA
David Zechel, Queen’s University

Recent Advances in Metal-free Transformations

Organizers:
André Beauchemin, University of Ottawa
Yuri Bolshan, University of Ontario Institute of Technology

Invited Speakers:
Louis-Charles Campeau, Merck & Co., Inc.
Dennis Hall, University of Alberta
Magnus Rueping, Aachen University, Germany
Jianwei Sun, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
Mark Taylor, University of Toronto
Thomas Wirth, Cardiff University, UK

Recent Advances in the Generation, Utilization and Understanding of Radicals - joint with IN

Organizers:
Bas de Bruin, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Jean-Philip Lumb, McGill University

Invited Speakers:
Victor Adamian, BP Petrochemicals, USA
Ted Betley, Harvard University, USA
Paul Chirik, Princeton University, USA
Ian Davies, Merck and Co. Inc.
Mircea Dinca, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Andreas Gansäuer, Universität Bonn, Germany
Robert Knowles, Princeton University, USA
Shannon Stahl, University of Wisconsin – Madison, USA
Armido Studer, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität – Münster, Germany
Teshik Yoon, University of Wisconsin – Madison, USA

Transition Metal Catalysis for Organic Synthesis

Organizers:
Stephen Newman, University of Ottawa
Sophie Rousseaux, University of Toronto

Invited Speakers:
Bruce Arndtsen, McGill University
André Charette, Université de Montréal
Cathleen Crudden, Queen’s University
Jonathan Ellman, Yale University, USA
Andrew Evans, Queen’s University
Rylan Lundgren, University of Alberta
Hasnain Malik, Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research
Sébastien Monfette, Pfizer Inc., USA
Tomislav Rovis, Columbia University, USA
Jingjun Yin, Merck Research Laboratories, USA

General Session

Organizer:
Eric Fillion, University of Waterloo

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