Organic Topical Group Fall Symposium

NJACS-OTGAward for Creativity in Molecular Design and Synthesis

Award recipient:  Dr Ann Weber

Date:  Thursday, November 29, 2018

Time:  Check-in & breakfast at 8:00 AM. Symposium begins at 9:00 AM

Venue: The Palace at Somerset Park

       333 Davidson Ave, Somerset, NJ 08873

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Ann Weber

Dr. Ann Weber (Kallyope Inc.)

Keynote Address: Adventures in Drug Discovery

Vy Dong

Prof. Vy Dong (University of California – Irvine)

A Few of My Favorite Rings: Catalysis with Metal-Hydrides

Jon Ellman

Prof. Jon Ellman (Yale University)

New Bond Connections by C-H Functionalization for the Convergent Synthesis of Bioactive Molecules

Emma Parmee

Dr. Emma Parmee (Merck Research Laboratories)

The Importance of Lead Identification in Drug Discovery

Christina Woo

Prof. Christina Woo (Harvard)

Discovery of small molecule binding site hotspots using photo-affinity labeling chemical proteomics

Greg Fu

Prof. Greg Fu (California Institute of Technology)

Nucleophilic Substitution Reactions: A Radical Alternative to SN1 and SN2 Reactions



Organizing Committee

    • Ken Fraunhoffer (Chair, BMS) [ email ]
    • Steve Silverman (Merck) [ email ]
    • Sue Zultanski (Merck) [ email ]
    • Enver Izgu  (Rutgers University)email ]
    • Michael Smith (BMS) [ email ]
    • Yalan Xing, (William Paterson University) [ email ]
    • Michael Zacuto (Celgene) [ email ]



  • Registration fee is $120.00 (which includes symposium and lunch). Students: $45 (limited number of seats)
  • Deadline for registration and payment: November 19, 2018
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