The Tetrahedron Symposia are the major international annual meetings and information points for reporting advances in organic, bioorganic & medicinal chemistry
The conference is organised by Elsevier in association with the Tetrahedron journals
Abstract submission deadline: 24 January 2020
Author registration deadline: 3 April 2020
Professor Xiaoguang Lei
Peking University, China
Prof. Dr. Xiaoguang Lei obtained BS in chemistry from Peking University in 2001, and Ph.D. in organic synthesis from Boston University in 2006. Then he conducted postdoc work at Columbia University. In early 2009, he returned to China, and started his independent career as a Principal Investigator and Director of Chemistry Center at National Institute of Biological Sciences (NIBS) in Beijing. In early 2014, he received a tenured professorship from Peking University and moved to the College of Chemistry at Peking University.
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Now he is a Full Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology and he is also a senior PI of the Peking-Tsinghua Center for Life Sciences. His major research areas are: chemical biology, natural product synthesis, synthetic biology and drug discovery. He has accomplished many total syntheses of the structurally complex and bioactive natural products and systematically used small molecule probes including natural products to dissect the fundamental cellular processes such as apoptosis and programmed necrosis (necroptosis), and illuminated a number of new molecular mechanisms. To date, he has published more than 100 original research papers, including Cell, Nature, Science etc, and obtained more than 10 approved patents for new drug discovery. He has received many prestigious awards including: The 2018 David Ginsburg Award in Israel, The 2017 Tetrahedron Young Investigator Award, The 2017 Swiss Chemical Society Distinguished Lectureship Award, The 2015 Chemical Society of Japan Distinguished Lectureship Award, The 2014 Roche Young Investigator Award, The 2013 International Chemical Biology Society (ICBS) Young Chemical Biologist Award, The 2013 Servier Young Investigator Award in Medicinal Chemistry, and The 2010 IUPAC Young Chemist Award etc. Since 2017 he has served as an editor for Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry.
Professor Ilan Marek
Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
Ilan Marek is Professor at the Schulich Faculty of Chemistry at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology. Since 2005, he holds the Sir Michael and Lady Sobell Academic Chair, is a member of the French Academy of Sciences and a member of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities.
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He was educated in France, received his PhD thesis in 1988 from the University Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, (France) with Prof. Jean F. Normant. After a one-year period as a postdoctoral fellow in Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium) with Prof. Leon Ghosez, he obtained a research position at the CNRS (Centre National de la recherche Scientifique) at the University Pierre et Marie Curie in France in 1990. After obtaining his Habilitation in Organic Chemistry, he moved to the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in 1997. Prof. Marek has received several awards and recognitions for his research and teaching.
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The 21st Tetrahedron Symposium is the latest in a series of symposia organized by Elsevier in association with the Tetrahedron Group of journals.
Previous events in the series:
2019: Bangkok, Thailand | Download programme
2018: Riva del Garda, Italy | Download oral programme
2017 Tetrahedron Asia: Melbourne
2017 Budapest, Hungary | Download programme | Virtual poster Session
2016 Sitges, Spain | Download oral programme
2015 Tetrahedron Asia: Shanghai | Download oral programme
2015 Berlin Download oral programme
2014 Tetrahderon Asia: Singapore | Download oral programme
2014 London | Download oral programme
2013 Tetrahedron Asia: Seoul
2012 Tetrahedron Asia: Taipei
2004 New York