Speakers

Previous delegates have said:

.. the invited speakers are truly leading scientists in their fields…

The following speakers are among those who will give invited lectures at the Symposium.

More speakers are being added to this list

Emily Balskus

Harvard University, USA

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Antonio Echavarren

Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia (ICIQ), Spain

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Mark Gandelman

Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Israel

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Motomu Kanai

University of Tokyo, Japan

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Jean-Philip Lumb

McGill University, Canada

Talk: Inspired by nature: Studying oxidation at the feet of the master

Jean-Philip Lumb obtained his B.A. from Cornell University in 2002. While at Cornell, he worked with Professor Bruce Ganem on the synthesis of mannosidase inhibitors and naturally occurring lipids, and with Professor Geoff Coates on the co-polymerization of epoxides and CO2.

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Tom Maimone

University of California Berkeley, USA

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Nuno Maulide

University of Vienna, Austria

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Berit Olofsson

Stockholm University, Sweden

Berit Olofsson studied Chemical Engineering at Lund University, and got her PhD at KTH (Stockholm) on asymmetric synthesis in 2002. She subsequently went to Bristol University, UK for a post doc on total synthesis with Prof. Aggarwal in 2003-2004.

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Corinna Schindler

University of Michigan, USA

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Ben Zhong Tang

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong

Talk: Structural design and high-tech applications of conceptually new luminescent materials

Ben Zhong Tang is Stephen K. C. Cheong Professor of Science, Chair Professor of Chemistry, and Chair Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST).

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Li-Zhu Wu

Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

Talk: Artificial photosynthesis for chemical transformation

Li-Zhu Wu received her B.S. degree in chemistry from Lanzhou University in 1990, and got her Ph.D. degree from the Institute of Photographic Chemistry, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, under the supervision of Professor Chen-Ho Tung in 1995.

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Jin-Quan Yu

Scripps Research Institute, USA

Talk: Molecular editing through enantioselective and remote C–H activation

Jin-Quan Yu received his B.Sc. in Chemistry from the East China Normal University, and completed his undergraduate thesis studies with Professors L.-X. Dai, and B.-Q. Wu at the Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry.

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