North Jersey Section
American Chemical Society

Nov 14, 2012 – The 2012 Award for Creativity in Molecular Design & Synthesis

2012 Award Recipient: Prof. K.C. Nicolaou
The Scripps Research Institute and the University of California, San Diego

Venue: The Palace at Somerset Park, 333 Davidson Ave, Somerset, NJ 08873
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Date: Held on Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Program & Registration Fee
8:00 am Sign-in begins
9:00 am – 5:00 pm Symposium
12:00 pm Lunch

Symposium (including banquet lunch): $80.00
Students: $35.00 (limited number of seats)
You may pay online below.

Due to limited seating, registration and payment are required by November 5, 2012.


The North Jersey ACS Organic Topical Group Congratulates Professor K.C. Nicolaou on his receipt of the 2012 Award for Creativity in Molecular Design and Synthesis!


The members of the North Jersey ACS OTG thank all of the speakers, attendees and corporate sponsors for helping to make this year’s award symposium a success! Left to right: Professor Lawrence Williams (Rutgers), Professor Daniel Seidel (Rutgers), Professor K.C. Nicolaou (Scripps), Dr. Akin Davulcu (BMS), Dr. Amjad Ali (Merck), Dr. Michael Miller (BMS), Dr. Naresh Jain (TCRS-US), Dr. Steven Silverman (BMS)

Invited Speakers

Prof. Erik J. Sorensen
Princeton University
“Taking Risks in Complex Synthesis Design”

Prof. Scott A. Snyder
Columbia University
“Exploring Chemoselectivity through Natural Products Total Synthesis”

Dr. Janet Gunzner-Toste
Genentech, Inc.
“The Discovery and Development of Erivedge”

Prof. Phil S. Baran
Scripps Research Institute, Skaggs Institute for Chemical Biology
“Studies in Natural Product Synthesis”

Professor K.C. Nicolaou
The Scripps Research Institute and The University of California, San Diego
“Total Synthesis of Natural Products of Biological and Medicinal Importance”

Organizing Committee

  • Akin Davulcu (Chair, BMS)
  • Daniel Seidel (Past Chair, Rutgers)
  • Amjad Ali (Merck)
  • Steven Silverman (BMS)
  • Joe Kozlowski (Merck)