3rd Paul Walden Symposium Plenary Speakers

Professor Matthias Beller (Universität Rostock, Rostock, Germany)
“Catalytic multicomponent coupling reactions: from catalysis to organic synthesis and back”

Professor Andre B. Charette (University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada)
“New methods for the stereoselective synthesis of organic compounds”

Professor Marc Gingras (University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis, Nice, France)
“Synthetic innovations in sulfur chemistry – toward new materials”

Professor Peter G. Goekjian (Claude Bernard University, Lyon, France)
“Opportunities in signal transduction: protein kinases and OGT”

Professor Shu Kobayashi (University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan)
“Asymmetric catalysis in aqueous and organic solvents”

Professor Remir G. Kostyanovsky (Institute of Chemical Physics, Moscow, Russia)
“Paul Walden student’s Oscar Lutz discovery and its development”

Professor Christina Moberg (KTH, Stockholm, Sweden)
“Enantio- and regioselectivity in palladium- and molybdenum-catalyzed allylic alkylations”

Professor Victor Snieckus (Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada)
“The directed ortho metalation – cross coupling symbiosis in aromatic synthesis”

Dr. Jānis Upeslācis (Wyeth-Ayerst Research, Pearl River, USA)
“3-Cyanoquinolines as kinase inhibitors”

Professor Edvīns Vedējs (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA)
“TADMAP: a new chiral nucleophilic catalyst based on the dimethylaminopyridine core”