North Jersey Section
American Chemical Society

“A Celebration of Organic Synthesis” to mark the 65th Birthday of Prof. Amos B. Smith III

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Amos B. Smith III
University of Pennsylvania

Venue: Rutgers, Busch Campus
Science and Engineering Resource Center
118 Frelinghuysen Rd
Piscataway, NJ 08854

Date: Thursday, August 13, 2009

Invited Speakers

  • “Bridged Polycyclic Natural Products: Inspirational Targets for Total Synthesis”
    Professor John L Wood (Colorado State University)
  • “Total Synthesis of Azinothricin and Kettapeptin and Allied Chemical Genomics Studies on the A83586C Class of Antitumor Antibiotics”
    Professor Karl Hale (Queen’s University, Belfast)
  • “Complex Molecule Synthesis” (tentative)
    Professor Jon D. Rainier (University of Utah)
  • “New catalytic Strategies for Chemical Synthesis”
    Professor Matthew Gaunt (University of Cambridge)
  • “Studies Directed Toward the Synthesis of Natural Products”
    Professor Gary A. Sulikowski (Vanderbilt University)
  • “Evolution of Anion Relay Chemistry (ARC): Construction of Architecturally Complex Natural and Unnatural Products”
    Professor Amos B. Smith III (University of Pennsylvania) – Keynote Address