Tuesday, 25. August 2020

Time

Program Item

08.00

Open virtual conference room

08.30

Welcome
Prof. Silvio Decurtins, University of Bern and Dr. Hans Peter Lüthi, SCS Foundation
Co-Chairs of the SCS Fall Meeting 2020

 

Morning Plenary Session (Award Lectures)

08.45

Prof. Konrad Tiefenbacher, University of Basel / ETH Zürich
Werner Prize Winner 2020
«Molecular capsule catalysis: Ready to address current challenges in synthetic organic chemistry?»

09.15

Dr. Andreas Schuster as representative of the Ipatasertib Team at F. Hoffmann La-Roche and 
Dr. Christoph Strasser, Dottikon Exclusive Synthesis AG
Sandmeyer Award Winners 2020
«Development of the Commercial Manufacturing Process for Ipatasertib»

09.45

Break

 

Morning Parallel Sessions

10.00

Invited/Sponsored Lecture (30min) and Short Talks (15min)

Topics: Analytical Sciences, Catalysis Science & Engineering, Computational Chemistry, Chemistry and the Environment, Inorganic & Coordination Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry & Chemical Biology, Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry and Polymers, Colloids & Interfaces

 

Lunch Break and Poster Session

11.45

Virtual Poster Sessions
Read abstracts, watch short videos and interact with the presenters via mail, social media or skype.
The poster session is open from Mon, 24.08.2020 12.00h to Fri, 28.08.2020 18.00h.

Virtual Commercial Exhibition
Visit the virtual boots and inform yourself about the latest developments of our partners
Participate in the online quiz and get the chance to win 2x 100 CHF in cash.

  Afternoon Parallel Sessions

13.30

Invited/Sponsored Lecture (30min) and Short Talks (15min)

Topics: Analytical Sciences, Catalysis Science & Engineering, Computational Chemistry, Chemistry and the Environment, Inorganic & Coordination Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry & Chemical Biology, Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry and Polymers, Colloids & Interfaces

15.15

Break

 

Award Lecture Session 2

15.30

Dr. Denis Jacoby, Firmenich SA, Geneva
Industrial Science Award Winner 2020
«Tailored Catalysis for the F&F Industry»

16.00

Dr. Frank Petersen, Novartis AG, Basel
Senior Industrial Science Award Winner 2020
«Natural Product Sciences in Modern Drug Discovery and Paths to the Future»

16.30

Break

16.45

Dr. Hasane Ratni, F. Hoffmann-La Roche, Basel
Senior Industrial Science Award Winner 2020
«Discovery of a new medicine Risdiplam, a Survival of Motor Neuron-2 (SMN2) gene splicing modifier for the treatment of Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)»

17.15

Prof. Scott Denmark, University of Illinois, USA
Paracelsus Prize Winner 2020
«Discovery and Optimization of Enantioselective Catalysts through Chemoinformatics»

 

SCS Announcements and Ceremony Session

17.45

SCS Announcements

New Helvetica Prize of the Swiss Chemical Society 2020 (best published papers of PhD/Postdocs 2019/20)
- Jérémy Vuilleumier, EPFL Lausanne (Group of Prof. Sandrine Gerber)
  «Photocontrolled Release of the Anticancer Drug Chlorambucil with Caged Harmonic Nanoparticles»
- Valentina Galli, University of Geneva (Group of Prof. Nicolas Winssinger)
  «Caprin‐1 Promotes Cellular Uptake of Nucleic Acids with Backbone and Sequence Discrimination»

18.00

Ceremony of the Best Presentation Awards
Best Oral Presentation Awards, sponsored by Metrohm
Presented by Markus Steinke, EVP Marketing, Metrohm International Headquarters
Award for the best Virtual Poster, sponsored by DSM Nutritional Products

18.30

End of SCS Fall Meeting 2020