WEB ARCHIVE - 2003 / 2004

POCC intro 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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Fall 2003/Spring 2004 SEMINAR SCHEDULE

seminar schedule archive

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).
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Sept 25

Dr. Steven D. Young
Merck Research Laboratories, West Point, PA

Discovery and Antiviral Activity of a New Class of HIV Integrase Inhibitors abstract

Oct 30

Prof. Thomas Lectka
The Johns Hopkins University

Asymmetric Catalysis with Zwitterionic Enolates: From beta-Lactam Synthesis to Enantioselective Halogenation abstract

Dec 4

Dr. Christopher Burns
ViroPharma, Inc., Exton, PA

Advances in Antiviral Drug Discovery abstract

Jan 29

Prof. John Koh
University of Delaware

Complementing Genetic Mutations by Molecular Design; Chemical Rescue of Nuclear Receptor Mutations abstract

Feb 26

Prof. Eric Meggers
University of Pennsylvannia

A New Direction in the Development of Molecular Probes and Drugs: The Concept of Hexavalent Carbon abstract
Mar 25
Kathlyn A. Parker
SUNY Stony Brook
Strategies and Methods for the Synthesis of Natural Products abstract
May 27
Dr. Patrick Y. Lam
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.
Structure-based design and discovery of Razaxaban, a novel Factor Xa inhibitor and Copper-promoted C-N/O bond cross-coupling via organometalloids abstract


The POCC gratefully acknowledges financial support from:

GlaxoSmithKline Johnson & Johnson Merck

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updated January 2004