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RSC - IISER Desktop Seminar with OBC

25 November 2021 15:00 - 26 November 2021 18:00, India


RSC Desktop Seminar Series

Royal Society of Chemistry is organising a series of Desktop Seminars with premier research institutes in India including Indian Institute Technology (IITs) and Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISERs). Each seminar will feature a journal published by the RSC and discuss research targeted on subject areas related to it.

RSC - IISER Desktop Seminar with OBC

The fifth event in the RSC Desktop Seminar Series is jointly organised by Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry (OBC) and IISER Mohali. This virtual event will have scientific talks by renowned researchers including OBC board members talking about their exciting science at sessions focused on Organic Synthesis, Organic Catalysis and Chemical Biology. The seminar will bring together scientists in a stimulating and friendly environment that will facilitate sharing of knowledge and foster collaborations in times of limited travel. You will also have the opportunity to speak to the team behind the journal and learn more about the RSC products.

Program Schedule

Day 1: November 25, 2021 (Thursday, 3:00 PM - 5:45 PM IST / 09.30 -12.15 BST)
Organising Chair: Prof Ramasastry, IISER Mohali, India

3:00 PM - 3:05 PM Welcome Address – Prof Ramasastry, IISER Mohali
3:05 PM - 3:10 PM Inaugural Address – Prof J Gowrishankar, Director, IISER Mohali
3:10 PM - 3:20 PM Introduction to OBC – Dr Katie Lim, Executive Editor, OBC
Session I: (3:20 PM) Chair: Prof H Ila, JNCASR Bangalore
3:25 PM - 3:55 PM Prof Motomu Kanai, University of Tokyo, Japan
Associate Editor, OBC
Hybrid catalysis for hydrogen evolution and asymmetric C-C bond-formation
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM Prof Debashis Adhikari, IISER Mohali, India
Bioinspired transition-metal-free synthesis of N-heterocycles under visible light photoredox catalysis
4:30 PM - 4:35 PM Break
Session II: (4:35 PM) Chair: Prof Prasad V. Bharatam, NIPER Mohali
4:40 PM - 5:10 PM Prof Alakesh Bisai, IISER Kolkata, India
Total Synthesis of Architecturally Intriguing Alkaloids as a Platform for the Discovery of New Methodology/Strategy
5:15 PM - 5:45 PM Prof D. Srinivasa Reddy, CSIR-IIIM Jammu, India
Total Synthesis and Structural Revision of Natural Products Solomonamides and Peribysins
5.45 PM Closing Remarks
Day 2: November 26, 2021 (Friday, 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM IST / 09.30 -12.00 BST)
Organising Chair: Dr Aparna Ganguly, Royal Society of Chemistry, India

Session III: (3:00 PM) Chair: Prof Santanu Mukherjee, IISc Bangalore
3:05 PM - 3:35 PM Prof Xiaohua Liu, Sichuan University, China Associate Editor, OBC
Asymmetric Catalytic Insertion and Rearrangement Reactions of alpha-Diazo Carbonyl Compounds
3:40 PM - 4:10 PM Prof Buddhadeb Chattopadhyay, CBMR, Lucknow, India
Catalysis for Proximal and Distal C–H Bond Borylation
4:10 PM - 4:15 PM Break
Session IV: (4:15 PM)  Chair: Prof G Mugesh, IISc Bangalore
4:20 PM - 4:50 PMProf Ruchi Anand, IIT Bombay, India
Search for Molecular Tunnels in Enzyme Systems
4:55 PM - 5:25 PM Prof Christian Hackenberger, FMP Berlin, Germany
Associate Editor, OBC
How do you write Chemoselectivity? Of course with a P!
5.30 PM Closing Remarks

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