4th Paul Walden Symposium Plenary Speakers

Professor Matthias Beller (Leibnitz Institute of Organic Catalysis, Rostock, Germany)
“Homogeneous Catalysis: From mechanistic concepts to industrial applications”

Professor Vladimir Gevorgyan (University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, USA)
“Novel Transition Metal-Catalyzed Protocols Toward Heterocycles”

Dr. Arthur Gomtsyan (Abbott Laboratories Inc., Abbott Park, USA)
“Vanilloid receptor antagonists for pain: Chirality matters”

Professor Ivars Kalviņš (Latvian Institute of Organic Synthesis; Riga, Latvia)
“Novel Sulfonamide Derivatives as Inhibitors of Histone Deacetylase”

Professor Uno Mäeorg (Tartu University, Tartu, Estonia)
“New aspects in synthesis of substituted hydrazines”

Professor Ēriks Rozners (Northeastern University, Boston, USA)
“Non-ionic RNA Analogues: Stereoselective Synthesis, Biophysical Properties, and Biological Relevance”

Professor Peter Somfai (Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden)
“From Divergent to Focused Approaches to Amino Alcohols and Amino Diols: Applications to the Synthesis of Natural and Unnatural Products”

Professor Luigi Vaccaro (University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy)
“Catalysis in Unconventional Media. Toward a Green Synthesis of Target Molecules”

Professor Edvīns Vedējs (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA)
“Heteroatom directed hydroboration”