Biological and Medicinal Chemistry

Division Representative

Chris Cairo (ccairo@ualberta.ca), University of Alberta

Symposia and Organizers

Advances in Nucleic Acid Chemistry and Technologies

Organizers:
Julianne Gibbs
 (gibbsdav@ualberta.ca), University of Alberta
Yingfu Li (liying@mcmaster.ca), McMaster University

Invited Speakers:
Maxim Berezovski, University of Ottawa
John Brennan, McMaster University
Masad Damha, McGill University 
Maria DeRosa, Carleton University
Eric Kool, Stanford University, USA
Giorgia Oliviero, University of Napoli Federico II, Italy
Jean-Pierre Perrault, Universite de Sherbrooke
Dipankar Sen, Simon Fraser University
Hanadi Sleiman, McGill University
Alexis Vallée-Bélisle, Universite de Montreal
Stacey Wetmore, University of Lethbridge

Biosynthesis of Natural Products - joint with OR

Organizers:
Avena Ross
(avena.ross@chem.queensu.ca), Queens University
John Sorensen, University of Manitoba
David Zechel (david.zechel@chem.queensu.ca), Queens University

Chemistry and Quality Assessment of Natural Products

Organizer:
Tomasz Mroczek
(tmroczek@pharmacognosy.org), Medical University of Lublin

Early Career Investigators - joint with IN, OR

Organizers:
Florrie WilliamsUniversity of Alberta
Alex Speed, Dalhousie University

Invited Speakers:
Johanna Blacquiere, Western University  
Yuri Bolshan,
University of Ontario Institute of Technology 
Darren Derksen, 
University of Calgary
Ratmir Derda, University of Alberta
Joe Gilroy, Western University
Hill Harman, University of California, Riverside, USA
Jason Hein, University of British Columbia
David Herbert, University of Manitoba 
Todd Hyster, Princeton University
Michael Katz, Memorial University of Newfoundland
J. P. Lumb, McGill University
Rylan Lundgren, University of Alberta
Andy McNally, Colorado State, USA
Rebecca Melen, Cardiff University, UK
Frederic Menard, University of British Columbia, Okanagan 
Graham Murphy, 
University of Waterloo 
Steve Newman, University of Ottawa
Jeffrey Van Humbeck, University of Calgary
Jeffrey Warren, Simon Fraser University
Olena Zenkina, University of Ontario Institute of Technology

Enzymes, Catalysis, and Inhibition

Organizer:
Dave Palmer
(dave.palmer@usask.ca), University of Saskatchewan

Invited Speakers:
Karine Auclair, McGill University
Andrew Bennet, Simon Fraser University
Jeffrey Keillor, University of Ottawa
Alison Narayan, University of Michigan, USA
Shahriar Mobashery, University of Notre Dame, USA
Kirsten Wolthers, University of British Columbia

General

Organizer:
Christopher Cairo
(ccairo@ualberta.ca), University of Alberta

Modern Frontiers in Medicinal chemistry - joint with OR

Organizer:
Mike Meanwell,
Simon Fraser University

Invited Speakers:
Gregory Fu, California Institute of Technology, USA
László KürtiRice University,  USA
Nicholas MeanwellBristol-Myers Squibb
David PerrinUniversity of British Columbia
Youla Tsantrizos, McGill University
David VocadloSimon Fraser University

Radiolabelling of Biomolecules

Organizer:
Ralf Schirrmacher (schirrma@ualberta.ca), University of Alberta
Christopher Phenix (chris.phenix@usask.ca), University of Saskatchewan
Jan Andersson (janderss@ualberta.ca), University of Alberta
Frank Wuest (wuest@ualberta.ca), University of Alberta

Recent Advances in Peptide Chemistry and Biochemistry - joint with OR

Organizers:
John Vederas
(john.vederas@ualberta.ca), University of Alberta
William Lubell (william.lubell@umontreal.ca), Universite de Montreal

Invited Speakers:
Juan Del Valle, University of Southern Florida, USA
Ratmir Derda, University of Alberta
William Lubell, Universite de Montreal
Nathaniel MartinUniversity of Utrecht, Netherlands
David Sabatino, Seton Hall University, USA
Roderich SüßmuthTechnische Universität Berlin, USA
Alethea TaborUniversity College London, UK

Synthetic Biology

Organizers:
Robert Campbell
(robert.e.campbell@ualberta.ca), University of Alberta

Teaching in Medicinal and Biological Chemistry - joint with CE

Organizer:
Judith Poë (judith.poe@utoronto.ca), University of Toronto