Symposium 2017 NEW

Symposium 2017

“Natural Products: an ongoing chemist’s success story”

The Swiss Chemical Society and Syngenta are pleased to announce the 4th edition of a one-day symposium entitled “Natural Products: an ongoing chemist’s success story” on Thursday 5th October 2017. The focus will be on cutting-edge research in natural products and their roles in life science for success in chemical innovation. The journey will cover multiple topics from isolation to synthesis and production.

The highlight of the day will be three plenary lectures with Prof. Jon Clardy (Harvard University), Prof. Christian Hertweck (University of Jena), Prof. Scott Snyder (University of Chicago) as well as four invited lectures including Prof. Karl Gademann (ETH Zürich), Prof. Birger Lindberg Møller (University of Copenhagen), Prof. Jieping Zhu (EPFL Lausanne and Dr. Christophe Meyer (ESPCI Paris) and four industrial speakers. A poster session will round out the program over lunch time.

The event will take place at our Syngenta research campus in Stein, close to Basel Switzerland. Attendance is limited to 200 participants and registration will open in July 2017 via this website. Please check the program for more Details.