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Symposium 2017 Program




Plenary lectures:

  • Prof. Jon Clardy (Harvard University)
  • Prof. Christian Hertweck (University of Jena)
  • Prof. Scott Snyder (University of Chicago)


Invited lectures:

  • Prof. Karl Gademann (University of Zurich)
  • Prof. Birger Lindberg Møller (University of Copenhagen)
  • Prof. Jieping Zhu (EPFL Lausanne)
  • Dr. Christophe Meyer (ESPCI, Paris)
  • Dr. Frank Petersen (Novartis, Basel)
  • Dr. Andrés Francesch (Pharmamar, Spain)
  • Dr. Mathilde Lachia (Syngenta, Basel)
  • Dr. Alec Birkbeck (Firmenich, Geneva)

General Information

A maximum of 150 participants can attend the symposium and registration will be possible via our website from July 2017.
The « SCS-Syngenta 2017 symposium: Natural Products: an ongoing chemist’s success story » is taking place on Thursday October 5, 2017. Conferences will start at 08:30 and end up at 17:30, followed by a dining apero. 
Lunch and coffee breaks will be offered (lunch bag).
Location and travel details:
The symposium is taking place at the Syngenta Research site in Stein near Basel, in the main auditorium (WST-810-E-75).
Syngenta Crop Protection Münchwilen AG
Research Chemistry
CH-4332 Stein
From Zurich or Basel, we suggest you take the train to Stein-Säckingen (CH). There is a bus leaving at 07:52, 08:22 or 08:39 to Syngenta (bus 143 direction Laufenburg Bahnhof or Eiken, bus stop Sisseln AG, Syngenta, 6 min. from the station).
For more information, please check SBB website:
For people arriving by car, motorway A3 and Eiken exit, then direction Stein-Säckingen. There is a parking place in front of the site.

Organizing Comitee

Organizing Comitee

  • Dr. Jérôme Cassayre
  • Dr. Camilla Corsi
  • Dr. Alain De Mesmaeker
  • Dr. Mathilde Lachia
  • Dr. Sarah Sulzer

Contact Details

Syngenta Crop Protection Münchwilen AG
CH-4332 Stein / Switzerland