10th Paul Walden Symposium Plenary Speakers

Prof. Ērika Bizdēna  (Riga Technical University; Riga, Latvia)
Purine functionalization via their diazido and bis-triazolyl derivatives

Prof. Olafs Daugulis (University of Houston; Houston, USA)
New methods for carbon-hydrogen bond functionalization

Dr.chem. Jānis Jaunzems (Solvay Special Chemicals GmbH; Hannover, Germany)
Industrial fuorinations & organic fluorinated intermediates

Prof. Valdis Kokars  (Riga Technical University; Riga, Latvia)
Donor-acceptor type low molecular organic glasses and phosphorescent dyes applied for solution-processed photonic materials

Dr.chem. Vilnis Liepiņš (Olainfarm; Olaine, Latvia)
The use of DoE in chemical process optimization

Prof. Ēriks  Rozners (State University of New York at Binghamton; Binghamton,USA)
Amide-modified RNA: synthesis, structure and RNA interference activity

Prof. Roger Strömberg   (Karolinska Institute, Department of Biosciences and Nutrition; Huddinge, Sweden)
Modification and conjugation of oligonucleotides for development of oligonucleotide therapeutics

Dr.chem. Andis Šlaitas (Bapeks; Olaine, Latvia)
Benzimidazoles as potential pain controllers

Dr.chem. Helmārs Šmits (Syngenta Crop Protection; Basel, Switzerland)
Agrochemical process research: synthesis of aryl 1,3-diones and stereoselective cyclopropanation

Prof. Kaspars Tārs (Latvian Biomedical Research and Study Centre; Riga, Latvia)
Capsids of ssRNA phages: structural studies and development of vaccines

Dr.chem. Ronalds Zemribo (Latvian Institute of Organic Synthesis; Riga, Latvia)
Discovery of Remeglurant, a potent and selective mGluR5 receptor negative allosteric modulator

PhD student Jevgeņija Lugiņina  (Riga Technical University; Riga, Latvia)
Aziridine ring opening and other reactions in liquid sulfur dioxide

PhD student Mārtiņš Otikovs  (Latvian Institute of Organic Synthesis; Riga, Latvia)
Towards spinning of artificial spider silk