2021 Program

Note that the 2021 symposium will again be a free virtual event. Registration is now open.

The 43nd Annual Princeton ACS Fall Organic Chemistry Symposium

Friday, October 22nd, 2021

9:00 – 9:15 am Opening Remarks

Justin Cisar and Chris Nawrat

9:15 – 10:15 am Base Metals in Photoredox Oxidation Reactions
Professor Tehshik Yoon (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

10:15 – 11:15 am Structure and Function of Colibactin
Professor Seth Herzon (Yale University)

11:15 – 11:45 am Extended Discussion with Tehshik and Seth

Moderated by Janelle and Matt

11:45 am – 1:00 pm Lunch Break

1:00 – 2:00 pm Drug Discovery: Where Are We Headed?
Dr. Wendy Young (MPM Capital)

2:00 – 3:00 pm Downstream Intermediates as a New Paradigm in Asymmetric Organocatalysis
Professor Donna Blackmond (The Scripps Research Institute)

3:00 – 3:30 pm Extended Discussion with Wendy and Donna

Moderated by Nikki and Scott

3:30 pm Closing Remarks

Justin Cisar and Chris Nawrat

Speaker biographies can be found here