Organic Chemistry

Division representatives:

Rebecca Davis, University of Manitoba
Christine Gottardo, Lakehead University


Symposia and organizers: 

Advances in asymmetric synthesis

Organizer:
Adam McCubbin
, University of Winnipeg

 

Applied photochemistry: from synthesis to mechanisms

Organizers:
Belinda Heyne
, University of Calgary 
Christine Gottardo, Lakehead University 

 

Cells as reaction flasks: synthetic organic chemistry to modulate the structure and function of bio-macromolecules - joint with BM

Organizer:
Anthony Rullo
, McMaster University

 

Chemistry and applications of functional molecular materials - joint with IN

Organizer:
Viktor Nemykin
, University of Manitoba

 

Emerging tools and methodologies in organic chemistry

Organizer:
David Leitch
, University of Victoria

 

General session

Organizer: 
Rebecca Davis
, University of Manitoba

 

Hypervalent iodine chemistry - joint with IN

Organizers:
Viktor Zhdankin
, University of Minnesota, Duluth
Graham Murphy, University of Waterloo

 

Novel activation strategies in catalysis: fundamental and applied innovation  - joint with IN

Organizers:
Lisa Rosenberg
, University of Victoria
Rylan Lundgren, University of Alberta

Invited Speakers:
Rob KnowlesPrinceton University, USA
Sebastien MonfettePfizer, USA
Danielle Schultz, Merck, USA
Alex Radosevich, MIT, USA
Johanna Blacquiere, Western University 
Janelle Steves, GlaxoSmithKline, USA
Tianning Diao, New York University

 

Organic contaminants: fate, impact and treatment - joint with EN

Organizers:
Graham Gagnon
, Dalhousie University 
Bing Chen, Memorial University of Newfoundland

 

Overcoming the barriers in organic chemistry – a symposium in memory of Guthrie, More O’Ferrall, Chiang, and Kresge

Organizer:
Ron Kluger
, University of Toronto

 

Pi-conjugated organic materials - joint with MT

Organizers:
Jean-Francois Morin
Université Laval
Loren Kaake, Simon Fraser University


Invited speakers:
Dwight Seferos
University of Toronto
Jaclyn BrussoUniversity of Ottawa
Timothy KellyUniversity of Saskatchewan
Russell Holmes, University of Minnesota, USA

 

Strategies in total synthesis

Organizer:
Sylvain Canesi
, Université du Québec à Montréal

 

Strategies to cure drug-resistant Superbugs - joint with BM

Organizers:
Frank Schweizer
, University of Manitoba  
Marya AhmedUniversity of Prince Edward Island

 

What, how, why: solving problems in modern chemistry, memorial symposium for Professor Philip Hultin

Organizers:
Laina Geary, University of Nevada, Reno 
Jason Hein,  The University of British Columbia