Organic Chemistry Seminars (CH-621)

Organized jointly by Professors Nicolai Cramer, Jieping Zhu and Jérôme Waser, the seminars usually take place on Wednesday at 17:15. Unless indicated otherwise, the lecture takes place in BCH 2218.

Upcoming Seminars

No scheduled events

Complete agenda of events

Past Seminars

“New carbene & carbyne transfer catalysis”

24-03-202124-03-2021

With: Prof. Marcos Suero, Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia ICIQ
Online: https://epfl.zoom.us/j/89231813836?pwd=d1ZLVmw3TWdOZXFuQi8rY1FCUldCQT09
Category: Conferences – Seminars

“Stereoselective Functionalization of Unsaturated Hydrocarbons”

23-03-202123-03-2021

With: Prof. Uttam Tambar, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at DallasProf.
Online: https://epfl.zoom.us/j/87396104288?pwd=VTlQcFI5QWZ3VlBaZFZwc3ZlMGdOQT09
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Playing around post-condensations of Ugi and Passerini adducts

24-02-202124-02-2021

With: Prof Laurent El Kaim, ENSTA, Institut Polytechnique de Paris, France
Online: https://epfl.zoom.us/j/84130094814?pwd=dCtGQW1LYjJXWjNkYWRaRXpSS2xLZz09
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Beyond Multicomponent Reactions: Multiple and Extended Processes

24-02-202124-02-2021

With: Prof Rodolfo Lavilla, Faculty of Pharmacy and Food Sciences, University of Barcelona, Spain
Online: https://epfl.zoom.us/j/84130094814?pwd=dCtGQW1LYjJXWjNkYWRaRXpSS2xLZz09
Category: Conferences – Seminars

“Radical mediated functionalization of alkenes”

03-12-202003-12-2020

With: Prof. Philippe Renaud, University of Bern
Online: https://epfl.zoom.us/j/81681358461
Category: Conferences – Seminars

“Redox Catalysis Strategies for Complex Molecule Synthesis”

02-12-202002-12-2020

With: Prof. Corey Stephenson, University of Michigan
Place and room: Zoom
Online: https://epfl.zoom.us/j/81768006030
Category: Conferences – Seminars

« Electrochemical Tools for Late-Stage Peptide Modifications”

14-10-202014-10-2020

With: Dr. Lara Malins, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
Category: Conferences – Seminars

“Exploring new chemical territory through use of flow”

14-10-202014-10-2020

With: Prof. Timothy Noël, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Category: Conferences – Seminars

TBA

18-05-202018-05-2020

With: Prof. Michael Greaney, The University of Manchester, Department of Chemistry, Organic Chemistry Group, Manchester, UK https://www.research.manchester.ac.uk/portal/en/researchers/michael-greaney(4afc2147-6332-4f28-ab62-2696e5226a15)/mygroup.html
Place and room: Génopode A
Category: Conferences – Seminars

TBA

18-05-202018-05-2020

With: Prof. Tibor Soos, Hungarian Academy of Science, Institute of Organic Chemistry, Budapest, Hungary
Place and room: Génopode A
Category: Conferences – Seminars

"Variations on hydrogen transfer reactions catalyzed by iridium and ruthenium catalysts"

26-02-202026-02-2020

With: Dr. Christian Bruneau, University of Rennes, FR
Place and room: BCH 2218
Category: Conferences – Seminars

“Cyclization processes with formation of two bonds on the same carbon through N-sulfonylhydrazones”

26-02-202026-02-2020

With: Professeur Carlos Valdès, University of Oviedo, Spain
Place and room: BCH 2218
Category: Conferences – Seminars

«The dark side of conformational analysis»

19-02-202019-02-2020

With: Prof. Andrei Yudin University of Toronto, Canada
Place and room: BCH 2201
Category: Conferences – Seminars

"Catalyst Controlled Selective C–H Activation"

22-01-202022-01-2020

With: Dr. Manuel van Gemmeren, Max-Planck-Institut für Chemische Energiekonversion, Mülheim an der Ruhr
Place and room: BCH 2201
Category: Conferences – Seminars

"Synthesis of new chemical motifs for design options in drug discovery"

22-01-202022-01-2020

With: Dr. James A. Bull, Imperial College London
Place and room: BCH 2201
Category: Conferences – Seminars

"Bismuth Redox Catalysis"

13-11-201913-11-2019

With: Dr. Josep Cornella – Max Plack-Institut, Mühlheim an der Ruhr
Place and room: BCH 2201
Category: Conferences – Seminars

"Shuttle Catalysis – a Conceptual Blueprint for Reversible Functional Group Transfer"

13-11-201913-11-2019

With: Prof. Bill Morandi – ETH Zürich
Place and room: BCH 2201
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Totally Synthetic: Learning from the synthetic chemist NATURE

01-10-201901-10-2019

With: Prof. Andreas Kirschning, Leibniz University Hannover, Germany https://www.oci.uni-hannover.de/en/kirschning/ http://www.kirschning-group.com/
Place and room: Génopode B
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Natural product synthesis: methods and opportunities at the edge of biology

01-10-201901-10-2019

With: Prof. Bastien Nay, Associate Professor, Laboratoire de Synthèse Organique, Ecole Polytechnique,Palaiseau, France https://naygroup.wordpress.com/bastien-nay/
Place and room: Génopode B
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Exploration of New Reactivities for Synthetic Efficiency

17-09-201917-09-2019

With: Professor Chao-Jun Li, McGill University, Montréal, Canada https://www.mcgill.ca/chemistry/faculty/cj-li  
Place and room: BCH 2201
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Necessity is the Mother of Invention : Natural Products and the Chemistry they Inspire

11-09-201911-09-2019

With: Prof. Sarah E. Reisman, Caltech
Place and room: BCH 2201
Category: Conferences – Seminars

"Catalytic Cascade Reactions Inspired by Polyketide Biosynthesis"

25-06-201925-06-2019

With: Prof. Dr. Christof Sparr, University of Basel
Place and room: BCH 2218
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Transition Metal Catalysis in Synthesis and Chemical Biology

25-06-201925-06-2019

With: Prof. Dr. José Luis Mascarenas, University of Santiago de Compostela
Place and room: BCH 2218
Category: Conferences – Seminars

"From Research to Product: An introduction to the World of Regulatory Affairs"

12-06-201912-06-2019

With: Dr. Marc Mosrin, Bayer AG
Place and room: BCH 2201
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Molecular Design of Organic Ions for Asymmetric Catalysis

22-05-201922-05-2019

With: Prof. Takashi Ooi, Nagoya University, Japan tooi<@>chembio.nagoya-u.ac.jp http://www.chembio.nagoya-u.ac.jp/labhp/organic3/index_e.html  
Place and room: UNIL, Génopode, auditorium C
Category: Conferences – Seminars

"New Modes of Anion-Binding Catalysis"

10-05-201910-05-2019

With: Prof. Eric Jacobsen, Harvard University
Place and room: BCH 2201
Category: Conferences – Seminars

"Recent Developments in Palladium- and Nickel-Catalyzed Carbonylations"

10-04-201910-04-2019

With: Prof. Troels Skrydstrup, Director of the Carbon Dioxide Activation Center (CADIAC), Aarhus University, Denmark
Place and room: BCH 2201
Category: Conferences – Seminars

"New strategies for alkylamine synthesis"

10-04-201910-04-2019

With: Prof. Matthew Gaunt, Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge
Place and room: BCH 2201
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Metal catalysis: new reactions and new opportunities for organic synthesis

28-03-201928-03-2019

With: Prof. Timothy Donohoe, University of Oxford, UK http://donohoe.chem.ox.ac.uk/
Place and room: BCH 2218
Category: Conferences – Seminars

TBA

28-03-201928-03-2019

With: Prof. Clément Mazet, University of Geneva https://www.unige.ch/sciences/chiorg/mazet/
Place and room: BCH 2218
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Wheland Intermediates in Catalysis

22-01-201922-01-2019

With: Prof. Dr. Martin Oestreich, Technische Universität, Berlin
Place and room: BCH 2201
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Developing new reactions towards sulfur functional groups

22-01-201922-01-2019

With: Prof. Michael Willis, University of Oxford
Place and room: BCH 2201
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Transition metal catalyzed C-H activation: reactivity, selectivity control and late-stage functionalization

16-01-201916-01-2019

With: Prof. Igor Larrosa, University of Manchester
Place and room: UNIL, Génopode, auditorium A
Category: Conferences – Seminars

New opportunities in the catalytic manipulation of aromatic compounds

16-01-201916-01-2019

With: Prof. Marco Bandini, University of Bologna
Place and room: UNIL, Génopode, auditorium A
Category: Conferences – Seminars

"Iodine Reagents in Synthesis and Flow Chemistry"

05-12-201805-12-2018

With: Prof. Thomas Wirth, Cardiff University
Place and room: UNIL, Génopode, auditorium A
Category: Conferences – Seminars

“Chemical Physiology of Antibody Conjugates and Natural Products”.

04-12-201804-12-2018

With: Dr. Gonçalo Bernardes, University of Cambridge
Place and room: BCH 2201
Category: Conferences – Seminars

"Visible Light Photoredox Catalysis as a tool for functionalization and preparation of complex organic molecules"

19-11-201819-11-2018

With: Dr. Géraldine Masson, ICNS-CNRS
Place and room: BCH 2201
Category: Conferences – Seminars

"Photoinduced Generation of C–N Bonds"

19-11-201819-11-2018

With: Prof. Daniele Leonori, University of Manchester
Place and room: BCH 2201
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Drawing Inspirations from Nature’s Receptors and Ligands

08-11-201808-11-2018

With: Professeur Dirk Trauner, New York University, USA
Place and room: UNIL, Génopode, auditorium B
Category: Conferences – Seminars

"Life-Long Focus on Four-Membered Rings"

31-10-201831-10-2018

With: Prof. Masahiro Murakami, Kyoto University, Japan
Place and room: BCH 2201
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Construction and Deconstruction of Three-Dimensional Molecules

25-10-201825-10-2018

With: Prof. Thomas Magauer, Universität Innsbruck, Austria https://www.uibk.ac.at/organic/magauer/index.html.en
Place and room: UNIL, Génopode, auditorium A
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Design, Development, and Delivery of Next Generation Antibiotics

25-10-201825-10-2018

With: Prof. Karl Gademann, Department of Chemistry, University of Zürich https://www.chem.uzh.ch/en/research/groups/gademann/curriculumVitae.html
Place and room: UNIL, Génopode, auditorium A
Category: Conferences – Seminars

“Simplifying Earth-abundant Metal Catalysis”

17-10-201817-10-2018

With: Prof. Stephen Thomas (Edinburgh University, UK)
Place and room: BCH 3118
Category: Conferences – Seminars

One Drug, two effects: context dependent inhibition or rescue of MALT1 protease

10-10-201810-10-2018

With: Dr. Jean Quancard, Head of chemistry for muscoloskeletal diseases , Novartis Basel
Place and room: BCH 2201
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Gold-N-Heterocyclic Carbene Mediated Catalysis: An Organic and Inorganic Adventure

03-10-201803-10-2018

With: Prof. Steven Nolan, Ghent University
Place and room: BCH 2201
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Total Synthesis for Better/New Function

26-09-201826-09-2018

With: Prof. Mingji Dai, Purdue University, Department of Chemistry, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA
Place and room: BCH 2201
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Synthesis and Activation of Nitrogen-Containing Molecules : Mechanistic Studies and Novel Continuous Flow Processes

21-09-201821-09-2018

With: Prof. Hélène Lebel, Université de Montréal, Department of Chemistry, Canada
Place and room: UNIL, Génopode, auditorium A
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Strategies and Tactics for the Rapid Synthesis of Molecular Complexity

11-09-201811-09-2018

With: Prof. Scott Snyder, University of Chicago, USA http://snyder-group.uchicago.edu/sasnyder.html
Place and room: BCH 2201
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Catalytic Selective B-H Functionalization of Carboranes

25-07-201825-07-2018

With: Prof. Zuowei Xie, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/research/xie_lab/OMIC_Lab.html  
Place and room: BCH 2218
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Nickel-Catalyzed Stereospecific Cross-Coupling and Cross-Electrophile Coupling Reactions

22-06-201822-06-2018

With: Prof. Elizabeth R. Jarvo, University of California, Irvine, USA
Place and room: BCH 3118
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Search for new catalysts for efficient and selective chemical transformations

31-05-201831-05-2018

With: Prof. Zhaomin Hou, RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science, Advanced Catalysis Research Group, Yokohama, Japan  
Place and room: BCH 2218
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Radical-Based Approach for Synthesis of Complex Natural Products

14-05-201814-05-2018

With: Prof. Masayuki Inoue, University of Tokyo, Japan
Place and room: UNIL, Génopode, auditorium A
Category: Conferences – Seminars

"Scalable Synthesis of Aza-Cryptophycin, A Highly Active Payload for ADC"

23-04-201823-04-2018

With: Dr. Antony Bigot, Sanofi Recherche et Développement, Paris
Place and room: BCH 2218
Category: Conferences – Seminars

"Natural Products in the Discovery of Agrochemicals"

18-04-201818-04-2018

With: Dr. Olivier Loiseleur, Syngenta Crop Protection Münchwilen AG, Switzerland
Place and room: BCH 2218
Category: Conferences – Seminars

"The Three-Membered Ring as Unique Structural Unit: News from Donor-Acceptor Cyclopropane Chemistry"

04-04-201804-04-2018

With:   Prof. Daniel Werz, TU Braunschweig
Place and room: BCH 2201
Category: Conferences – Seminars

"Enhancing the potential of organocatalysis with light"

04-04-201804-04-2018

With: Prof. Paolo Melchiorre, ICIQ Tarragona
Place and room: BCH 2201
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Recent Advances in Carbene Chemistry

13-03-201813-03-2018

With: Prof. Alois Fürstner, Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung, Department of Organometallic Chemistry , Mülheim, Germany
Place and room: UNIL, Génopode, auditorium A
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Recent Developments in Strategies and Tactics Towards Complex Secondary Metabolites Including Human-Derived Natural Products

13-03-201813-03-2018

With: Prof. Erick M. Carreira, ETH Zurich, Laboratory of Organic Chemistry, Zürich, Switzerland
Place and room: UNIL, Génopode, auditorium A
Category: Conferences – Seminars

"Searching for Selective Catalytic Reactions in Complex Molecular Environments"

28-02-201828-02-2018

With: Prof. Scott J. Miller, University of Yale
Place and room: BCH 2201
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Organic Chemistry Seminars – Recent Advances in Stereoselective Synthesis

10-11-201710-11-2017

With: Prof. Ilan Marek The Technion, Israel Institut of Chemistry, Haifa
Place and room: BCH 1103
Category: Conferences – Seminars