Organic - Chemistry Colloquia
Institute of Organic Chemistry
Landoltweg 1
52074 Aachen

OC - Lecture Hall


Institute of Organic Chemistry

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Research Groups
Department of Chemistry



WS 2019/2020

11:15 am

Prof. Dr. Per Arvidsson, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Schweden
A Durban curry: Sulfur bioisosterism in organic synthesis and drug design flavoured with a bit of Swedish academic drug discovery"


11:15 am

Prof. Dr. Naoki Ishida, Kyoto University, Japan
Synthetic Transformations Exploiting Light Energy"


11:15 am, Sem.-Raum 6. Etage

Prof Dawen Niu, Sichuan University, China
Site-selective Modification of Glycosides and Polyols"


12. Neujahrssymposium, IOC, OC-Hörsaal pdf

Dr. Deborah Crawford (Queen’s University Belfast)
Mechanochemistry and Continuous Synthesis by Twin Screw Extrusion"

Prof. Dr. Lukas Gooßen (Ruhr-Universität Bochum)
"Carboxylates as Deciduous Directing Groups in C–H Functionalizations"

Dr. Antoine Buchard (University of Bath)
"Synthetic polymers from sugars: monomers, catalysis and properties"

Dr. Matthieu Willot, Bayer AG, CropScience Division
"Discovery, synthesis and structure-activity relationship of tetraniliprole (VayegoTM), a novel diamide insecticide"


11:15 am

Dr. Clemens Lamberth, Syngenta, Schweiz
Significance of Organosulfur Chemistry for Crop Protection: Current Examples from Fungicide Research"


5:15 pm Klinikum RWTH

Prof. Dr. Albert Jeltsch, Institut für Biochemie und Technische Biochemie, Universität Stuttgart
Biological and artificial setting of DNA methylation"


SS 2019

4:00 pm Sem.-room 6. floor

Reinhard Kaiser, Charles University Prague
Development of New Syntheses of Condensed Aromatic Compounds"

11:15 am
Prof. Dr. Martin Kotora, Charles University Prague
"Catalytic Cycloadditions of Alkynes - Synthesis of Aromatic and Heteroaromatic Compounds"

5:15 pm PC Hörsaal

Prof. Dr. Till Opatz, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität, Mainz
Fake News in Science: The Reproducibility Crisis from a Chemical Perspective"


5:15 pm PC Hörsaal Inaugural lecture

Prof. Dr. Frederic Patureau
Development of direct dehydrogenative couplings towards new organic structures and materials" afterwards aperitif


11:15 am

Prof. John Murphy
Electron Transfer - A Basic Reaction in Organic Chemistry?"


5:15 Uhr PC Hörsaal

PD Dr. Martin Breugst, Universität Köln
Organocatalysis with Iodine – Mechanisms and Applications"


11:15 am

Prof. Dr. Akkattu T. Biju, IISc Bangalore
Organocatalysis Using N-Heterocyclic Carbenes (NHCS)"


4:00 pm Sem.-room 6. floor

Prof. Prof. S. Z. Zard, Palaiseau
Reversible Reservoirs for Radicals. Some New Perspectives for Organic Synthesis and for Polymer Chemistry"


11:15 am

Prof. Bas de Bruin, University of Amsterdam
Radical Reactivity of Carbenes & Nitrenes Controlled by Cobalt"


5:15 pm

Prof. Dr. Da-Gang Yu, Sichuan University
CO2 Utilization in Organic Synthesis"


5:00 pm PC Hörsaal

Prof. Congyang Wang, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing
Manganese Organometallic Catalysis"


11:15 am

Dr. Keiji Hirose, University of Osaka
Molecular Design Guide for Rotaxane Type Molecular Shuttles Considering Their Dynamics"


9:00 am Sem.-room 6. floor

Prof. Prof. Carsten Sievers, Georgia Institute of Technology
Development of Catalytic Processes for the Conversion of Biomass into Value-Added Chemicals"


11:15 am

Dr. Krunoslav Užarević, Zagreb, Kroatien
New advances in mechanochemistry: non-ambient reaction conditions and in situ monitoring techniques"


11:15 am

Dr. Nathalie Weickgenannt, Deputy Editor von Angewandte Chemie
Behind the Scenes of Angewandte Chemie"


WS 2018/2019

11:15 am

Prof. Brad Carrow, Princeton University
Leveraging Dispersion and Electrophilicity in Catalysts for Challenging Coupling Reactions"

5:15 pm

Prof. David Sarlah, University of Illinois
Dearomative Functionalization Strategies and Synthesis of Anticancer Natural Products"

11:15 am

Prof. Dr. Ryan Gilmour, Universität Münster
Physical Organic Principles in Reaction Design: From Catalysis to Biomedicine"


11. Neujahrssymposium, IOC, OC-Hörsaal pdf

Prof. Dr. John Gladysz, Texas A&M University
Werner Complexes: A New Class of Chiral Hydrogen Bond Donor Catalysts for Enantioselective Organic Reactions"

Prof. Dr. Stefan Huber (Universität Bochum)
"Multidentate Halogen (and Chalcogen) Bonding in Solution"

Prof. Dr. Louis Fensterbank, Sorbonne Université
"Recent Developments in Photoredox Catalysis and Dual Catalysis"

Dr. Thomas Müller, Bayer AG
"Plant hormone Abscisic Acid based lead structures against drought stress in crops"

11:15 am

Prof. Dr. Eric Meggers, Universität Marburg
New Directions in the Design of Asymmetric Catalysts"

11:15 am

Dr. U. Luecking, Bayer AG, Berlin
Lead Optimization as a Playground for New Concepts, Reactions and Chemical Modalities: Development of Multiple Generations of Clinical CDK Inhibitors @ BAYER AG"


SS 2018

11:15 am

Prof. Dr. S. Valentin Ananikov, Zelinsky Institute of Organic Chemiestry, Moskau
Dynamic catalytic systems for organic synthesis and sustainable development "

11:15 am

Prof. Dr. Timothy Noel, TU Eindhoven
Innovation in Catalytic Methodology Development through Flow Chemistry"

4:00 pm, Seminarraum 6. Etage

Dr. Gregg Beckham, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Colorado
Developing new processes to valorize lignin to building-block chemicals and materials"

11:15 am

Prof. Dr. Steve Nolan, Gent University
"Gold-N-Heterocyclic Carbene Mediated Catalysis: An Organic and Inorganic Adventure"

4:00 pm, Seminarraum 6. Etage

Prof. Dr. Mu-Hyun Baik, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)
"Computer Assisted Design of New Catalytic Reactions: Catalytic Borylation and Other Reactions"

2:00 pm GDCh-Vortrag, OC

Prof. Matt Sigman, University of Utah
"Enantioselective Formation of Remote Tertiary and Quaternary Chiral Centers"

11:15 am

Prof. Dr. Bernd Plietker, Universität Stuttgart
"Fe- or Fe-NO-catalysis - from allylic substitutions to cycloisomerizations"

11:15 am

Prof. Dr. Zhang-Jie Shi, Fudan University Shanghai
"Upgrading Cross Coupling"

3:15 pm

Prof. Dr. Kari Rissanen,University Jyväskyla, Finnland
"Converting Metallosupramolecular Cages to Halogen-bonded Cages and Capsules"

11:15 Uhr

Dr. Yoshihiro Sohtome, Riken, Japan
"Controlling Chiral Environments Constructed by Molecular Catalysts and Enzymes"

11:15 am

Prof. Donald Watson, University of Delaware
"Advances in Cross-Coupling Reactions of Heteroatomic Electrophiles"


WS 2017/2018

9:00 am, Seminarraum 6. Etage

Prof. Dr. Sukbok Chang, KAIST, Korea
"Development of Direct C-H Amination Reactions"

05:15 pm GDCh-Vortrag

Prof. Dr. Peter Bäuerle, Universität Ulm
"Thiophene-based Nanomaterials for Organic Electronics"

9:00 am, Seminarraum 6. Etage

Dr. Anne Nijs, Wiley, Weinheim
"Opening the Editor's Black Box: Insider Tips for Manuscript Submissions"

11:15 am

Prof. Dr. S. Ghosh, Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, India
"H-Bonding Directed Assembly of Amphiphilic p-Systems and Macromolecules"


1:00 pm / 14.12.2017
8:30 am, Seminarraum 6. floor

Dr. K. Faerber, CAS
"How to do SciFinder Search"

8:30 am

10. Neujahrssymposium, IOC, OC-Lecture Hall pdf

Prof. Dr. Burkhard König,Universität Regensburg
Let there be light: Organic synthesis in photocatalysis"

Prof. Dr. Fredrik Almqvist, Umeå Universitet
"2-Pyridone based peptidomimetics: New antibacterial agents that target assembly of bacterial extracellular fibers important for biofilm formation"

Dr. James Bull, Imperial College London
"Synthesis of chemical motifs for drug discovery: New strategies and structures "

Dr. Jullien Rey, Bayer AG
The chemistry behind the aminoisothiazoles: A new class of herbicides"

12:15 pm

Tag der Chemie

11:15 am

Prof. Dr. Peter Burger, Universität Hamburg
"Synthesis, electronic structure and reactivity of group 9 nitrido complexes." together with IAC

11:15 am

Prof. Dr. Emmanuel Magnier, Université de Versailles
S-perfluoroalkyl sulfoximines: preparation and use as source of radicals under photoredox catalysis"

9:00 am, Seminarraum 6. floor

PD Dr. Torsten Beweries, LIKAT Rostock
Early vs late transition metal catalysts for dehydropolymerisation of amine-boranes"

11:15 am

Prof. Julia Rehbein, Universität Regensburg
Understanding Reactivity - From Details to Concepts"


SS 2017

11:15 am

Prof. Dr. László Kürti, Rice University, Houston, USA
"Practical Direct Electrophilic Amination of Olefins and Aromatic Systems"

11:15 am

Prof. Dr. Andrea Wanninger, Hochschule Niederrhein
"Organic Molecules as Key Ingredients in Modern Cosmetics: Opportunities and Challenges"

05:15 pm GDCh-Vortrag

Prof. Dr. Frank Glorius, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster
"On discovery in catalysis"

05:15 pm

Prof. Peter Wipf, University of Pittsburgh, USA
"Synthesis and Evaluation of Natural and Designed Anticancer Agents"

11:15 am
Prof. Dr. Tomislav Rovis, Columbia University, USA
"Controlling Catalysis with Visible Light"
11:15 am

Dr. Christine Paul-Roth, Institut National des Sciences Appliquées - Institut des Sciences Chimiques de Rennes
"Conjugated Porphyrin Dendrimers for Optics"

11:15 am

Prof. Dr. Paul Richard Blakemore, Oregon State University, USA
"Stereospecific Assembly of Carbon-carbon Bonds Using Scalemic Carbenoids"

05:15 pm GDCh-Vortrag

Prof. Huw Davies, Emory University Atlanta, USA
"Collaborative Approach for C-H Functionalization"

9:00 am, Seminarraum 6. Etage

Prof. Dr. Kuiling Ding (Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry)
"A Story of SKP/Pd Catalysis: Mechanistic Understanding, Process Innovation & Drug Discovery"


WS 2016/2017

11:15 am

Prof. Dr. Hélène Lebel, University of Montreal, Canada
"Stereoselective Amination"

04:15 pm

Prof. Dr. Kari Rissanen, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
"Supramolecular Crystallography: Weak Intermolecular Interactions in the Solid State"

11:15 am

Prof. Dr. Viktor Zhdankin, Minnesota Duluth, USA
"Hypervalent Iodine Chemistry"

04:00 pm

Prof. Dr. Olafs Daugulis, University of Houston, USA
"New Methods for Carbon-Hydrogen Bond Functionalization"

03:00 pm

Prof. Dr. Richard A. J. O'Hair, University of Melbourne, Australia
"More than just an analytical method! Using Mass Spectrometry to Build Bridges between Gas and Solution Phase Metal Chemistry."

11:15 am

Prof. Géraldine Masson, CNRS Gif-sur-Yvette, Frankreich
"Visible Light Photoredox Catalysis as a Tool for Organic Synthesis"

05:15 pm GDCh-Vortrag

Prof. Dr. Peter Schreiner, Gießen
"Nanodiamondoids as the Next Generation Carbon Materials"

08:30 am

9. Neujahrssymposium, IOC - 6. Etage pdf

Prof. Dr. Erick M. Carreira, ETH Zurich (Switzerland)
Versatile Iridium Catalysts for a Broad Range of Asymmetric Transformations"

Prof. Dr. Gwilherm Evano, Université libre de Bruxelles (Belgium)
"Nitrogen-Substituted Alkynes: from Synthesis to Applications"

Prof. Dr. Bill Morandi, MPI Mühlheim (Germany)
"Catalysis for Introducing, Removing and Shuttling Functional Groups"

Dr. Christian Waldraff, Bayer CropScience (Germany)
HPPD Inhibitors in combination with safeners: Modern solutions for sustainable agriculture"

01:00 pm

Tag der Chemie

05:00 pm PC-Lecture Hall

Prof. Dr. Paul Knochel, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (JULIUS-BREDT Lecture)
"Polyfunctionalized Organometallics in Synthesis"

04:00 pm

Dr. Max Hansmann, University of San Diego, La Jolla, USA
"Gold and boron-Two useful electrophiles in organic synthesis"