WEB ARCHIVE - Fall 2002

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POCC intro Philadelphia Organic Chemists' Club
The Philadelphia Organic Chemists' Club is one of the oldest independent chemistry clubs in the United States. Its central purpose is to facilitate interaction between scientists from academia and the many chemical and pharmaceutical companies in the greater Philadelphia area.

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Seminars are held at 8 p.m. in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Pennsylvania, following dinner at 6 (cocktails at 5:30).
For directions and details, hit the WHERE button above. Download a printable Fall Seminar Schedule (PDF).

Sept 26

Dr. Carl P. Decicco, Bristol-Myers Squibb

New Advances in Drug Discovery abstract

Oct 24

POCC Biennial Award Symposium Program

Prof. Viresh H. Rawal, University of Chicago

Prof. Steven M. Weinreb, The Pennsylvania State University

Prof. David W. C. MacMillan, California Institute of Technology

Prof. Franklin A. Davis, Awardee, Temple University


Development of Effective Catalysts for Highly Enantioselective
Diels-Alder Reactions

Methodology for Synthesis of Marine Alkaloids

Enantioselective organocatalysis: The development of new catalysis concepts of broad utility to asymmetric synthesis.

Adventures in Sulfur–Nitrogen Chemistry

Dec 5

Prof. Douglass F. Taber, University of Delaware

Total Synthesis of (–)-Morphine abstract

The POCC gratefully acknowledges financial support from:

3-D Pharmaceuticals GlaxoSmithKline Johnson & Johnson Merck

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updated August 2002