ESAB Webinar on Biocatalytic Total Synthesis

ESAB Webinar

Biocatalytic Total Synthesis

Friday, 16th December2022

08.00 -10.00 Eastern Standard Time (EST)
13.00 -15.00 Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
14.00 -16.00 Central European Time (CET)
20.00 -22.00 China Standard Time (CST)
21 .00 -23 .00 Japan Standard Time Japan (JST)


  • Jennifer Littlechild (University of Exeter)
  • Roland Wohlgemuth (Lodz University of Technology)


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Programme / Speakers (25 min. lecture, 5 min. discussion)

14:00 - 14:30 CET Harnessing the chemistry of plant natural product biosynthesis

Prof. Dr. Sarah O'Connor
Department of Natural Product BiosynthesisMax Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, 07745 Jena, Germany

14:30 - 15:00 CET
Intermolecular Diels-Alderases: Discovery and Applications in Natural Product Synthesis

Prof. Dr. Xiaoguang Lei
Department of Chemical Biology, College of Chemistry and Molecular Engineering, Peking University (PKU), Beijing 100871, China

15:00 - 15:30 CET Enzymatic Total Synthesis Approaches to Solve Enigmatic Biosynthetic Pathways and to Generate New Natural Product Analogues

Prof. Jürgen Rohr, Ph.D., FRSC
College of Pharmacy, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA

15:30 - 16:00 CET Biocatalysis in ring assembly and late-stage C-H functionalization of complex molecules

Prof. Dr. David H. Sherman
University of Michigan, Life Sciences Institute, Departments of Medicinal Chemistry, Chemistry, Microbiology & Immunology, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA

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