Enabling Technologies in Drug Discovery and Process Research - Microwaves, Flow, and Beyond (Microwave and Flow C)

Venue: Jolly Beach Resort

Location: Bolans Village, Antigua & Barbuda

Event Date/Time: Jan 28, 2009 End Date/Time: Jan 31, 2009
Registration Date: Dec 29, 2008
Early Registration Date: Oct 29, 2008
Abstract Submission Date: Sep 29, 2008
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A line-up of 10 distinguished plenary speakers from academia and industry supported by ca 20 oral contributed lecturers will address the latest advances in the field. A poster session and an introductory short-course ($ supplement) on microwave chemistry will make this conference highly attractive for both beginners and experts in the field.


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Plenary speakers Chris Geddes (University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute) Microwave-Accelerated Plasmonics: Ultrafast and Ultrasensitive Diagnostics Helen Blackwell (University of Wisconsin - Madison) Microwave-Enabled Chemical Biology: Accelerating Probe Discovery Ian Baxendale (University of Cambridge) Facilitating Synthesis using Flow Techniques Jonathan Moseley (AstraZeneca, Process Research and Development) Further Investigations into the Scale-Up of Microwave Synthesis Mark Bradley (University of Edinburgh) Real Microwave Effects in Peptide and Flurophore Synthesis Michael Organ (York University) Paul Watts (University of Hull) Enhanced Chemical Synthesis Using Flow Reactors Peter Seeberger (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH)) Use of Microreactors to Prepare Pharmaceutically Active Substances Scott Wolkenberg (Merck Research Laboratories) Impact of microwave-assisted synthesis in medicinal chemistry Invited speakers Andreas Kirschning (University of Hannover) New enabling technologies for organic synthesis: From flow reactors to novel heating concepts Bert Hulshof (DSM Geelen) Explorations of Microwave-assisted Chemistry in Process Scale-up Bert Maes (University of Antwerp) Efficient Synthesis of Substituted -Carbolines based on Microwave-Assisted Pd-Catalyzed Intramolecular Direct Arylation Reactions Daryl Sauer (Abbott Laboratories) Recent Developments in High-Throughput Synthesis Utilizing Microwave Heating, Polymer Supported Reagents and Flow Chemistry Erik Van der Eycken (University of Leuven) Application of Microwave Irradiation for the Synthesis of Natural Product Analogues Geoffrey Strouse (Florida State University, Tallahassee) Why does Microwave chemistry provide exquisite control over the growth of semiconductor nanocrystals? Helmut Ritter (Heinrich-Heine-Universitat Duesseldorf) The Use of Microwaves in Polymer Chemistry: Recent Exemples and Develompents Scott Schaus (Boston University) Catalytic Chiral Heterocycle Synthesis Please see the website for up to date information on this conference and the short introductory course. Zing Conferences offer a unique opportunity to network and forge new collaborations in a relaxed, informal environment. All-inclusive registration fees (technical sessions, accommodation, food, drinks, and social events.) From $899 (academic) $550 (student).