Department of Chemistry

Sir Derek Barton Symposium for Organic Chemistry

February 3, 2017, we celebrated the breadth and depth of Sir Derek Barton’s many contributions to organic chemistry. The symposium featured a combination of rising stars and senior scientists some of whom are former coworkers of Barton and all of whom have been influenced by his legacy.

Martin Burke

University of Illinois

David Crich

Wayne State University

Daniel Singleton

Texas A&M University

Peter Stang

University of Utah

M. Christina White

University of Illinois

Jieping Zhu

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

Symposium Schedule February 3, 2017

Hawking Auditorium in the Mitchell Physics Building

9:00-9:45Poster Session, Registration and Coffee
 Morning Session - David Powers, Chair
9:45-9:55Introductory comments, Simon North and John Gladysz, Texas A&M University
9:55-10:50Christina White, University of Illinois
10:55-11:50Jieping Zhu, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne
11:55-1:15Lunch Break
 Afternoon Session I - Kevin Burgess, Chair
1:15-2:10David Crich, Wayne State University
2:15-3:10Daniel Singleton, Texas A&M University
3:10-3:40Afternoon Break and Poster Session
 Afternoon Session II - Lei Fang, Chair
3:40-4:35Martin Burke, University of Illinois
4:40-5:20Peter Stang, University of Utah