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February 19, 2008

Prof. Wolfgang LUBITZ

MPI für Bioanorganische Chemie, Mülheim, Germany
Light-Induced Water Splitting and Hydrogen Production in Nature: Structure and Function of the Enzymes Wateroxidase and Hydrogenase
March 4, 2008

Prof. Stephen L. BUCHWALD

MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Transition Metal-Catalyzed Carbon-Carbon and Carbon-Heteroatom Bond-Forming Processes: Progress, Applications and Mechanistic Studies
March 13, 2008

Prof. Paul KNOCHEL

Department of Chemistry, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich, Germany
Functionalized Mg and Zn-Organometallics for Organic Synthesis
March 27, 2008

Prof. Eric T. KOOL

Department of Chemistry, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA
Mimicking the Structure and Function of DNA
May 13, 2008

Prof. Albert PADWA

Department of Chemistry, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Cascade Reactions for Alkaloid Synthesis
May 19, 2008

Prof. Dieter SEEBACH

Laboratory of Organic Chemistry, ETH, Zurich, Switzerland
Lessons from Chemical and Biological Investigations of Peptides Built from Homologated Proteinogenic Amino Acids
May 27, 2008

Prof. Wes BORDEN

Department of Chemistry, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas, USA
Theoretical Studies of the Schizophrenic Effects of Geminal Fluorination on Organic Reactions: Explanations and Predictions
June 6, 2008

Prof. Jay S. SIEGEL

Organisch-chemisches Institut, Universität Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
Novel Aromatics as the Core of Nano-Scale Materials
June 12, 2008

Prof. Alois FÜRSTNER

Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung, Mülheim, Germany
Catalysis for Total Synthesis
June 20, 2008

Prof. Marcel MAYOR

Department of Chemistry, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
Molecules: Nanoscale Functional Units
September 23, 2008  


Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Toward Truly Efficient and Powerful Organic Synthesis - New Dimension of Acid and Base Catalysis
October 16, 2008

Prof. Steven V. LEY

Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
The Azadirachtin Story