Peter was a plenary speaker at the 2016 Frank Warren Conference on organic chemistry at Rhodes University in South Africa. It was a wonderful opportunity to meet most of the organic chemists based in the old and new universities across all of South Africa. The conference covered wide-ranging topics, with an emphasis on medicinal chemistry, and the delegate list was impressively diverse.
Congratulations to Adam, who won 1st prize for his poster at the Winter Process Chemistry Conference at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow.
Mickey (on the right) was one of the 40 delegates selected from 116 applicants to present his work on the “Selective synthesis of six products from a single indolyl α-diazocarbonyl precursor” at the prestigious Organic Division Poster Symposium.
Masakazu was selected to present his library idea at the Early Career Researcher Event, which was hosted by the European Lead Factory project. He gave a 2 minute flash presentation and he also presented a poster, entitled “Multiple Novel sp3-rich Scaffolds from a Single Starting Material”.
Masakazu Atobe presented a poster on his recent results on the 3-D fragment library project at the Fragment-based Lead Discovery Conference 2016 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.
Peter was on his travels at the end of October visiting Lancaster University and the University of Vienna to present his latest results in lectures entitled “Exploring 3-D Pharmaceutical Space: Designing a 3-D Fragment Library and New Routes to Oxygen Heterocycles”.
Peter completed the York marathon (his first) in 3:55:23, raising over £1200 for Macmillan Cancer Support!
Adam Islip (co-supervised by Peter Karadakov) gave a warmly-received talk at the RSC Heterocyclic and Synthesis Group Postgraduate Symposium on his research work entitled “Lithiation-trapping of N-Boc Heterocycles: How Fast is Each Step?” whilst Tom Downes and Paul Jones presented a poster on their 3D Fragments PhD project.
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