1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Arrival and Check-in
3:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Introductory Comments by GRC Site Staff / Welcome from the GRS Chair
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm
Keynote Session: Marine Natural Products as a Source of Novel Chemistry
Christine Arbour (Massachusetts Institute Of Technology, United States)
3:45 pm - 4:20 pm
Tadeusz Molinski (University of California, San Diego, United States) "Marine Natural Products Chemistry and the Shaping of a Career"
4:20 pm - 4:30 pm
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Natural Product Discovery, Biosynthesis and Bioactivity
Adrian Demeritte (Emory University, United States)
7:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Desnor Chigumba (UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN ANN ARBOR, United States) "Systematic Discovery of Novel Classes of Plant Cyclic Peptides for Drug Development"
7:45 pm - 7:50 pm
7:50 pm - 8:05 pm
Tomayo Berida (University of Mississippi, Oxford Mississippi, United States) "Development of Non-Nucleoside MraY Inhibitor as Antitubercular Agent"
8:05 pm - 8:10 pm
8:10 pm - 8:25 pm
Mira Liu (University of California, Berkeley, United States) "Paraburkholderia Isolates from Burned Soils Produce a Set of Rhamnolipid Methyl Esters, Unique Antimicrobial Surfactants"
8:25 pm - 8:30 pm
8:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Sabiu Saheed (Durban University of Technology, Durban, South Africa, South Africa) "Cheminformatics Identification of Phenolics as Modulators of Penicillin Binding Protein-3 of
Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Towards Interventive Antibacterial Therapy"
8:45 pm - 8:50 pm
8:50 pm - 9:05 pm
Maribel Okiye (University of Michigan, United States) "Game of Microbes: Natural Products as Weapons for Microbial Regulation in the Oral Cavity"
9:05 pm - 9:10 pm
9:10 pm - 9:25 pm
Duy Nguyen Phan (Department of Surgery and Science, University of Toyama, Toyama, Japan, Japan) "Potent
In Vitro and In Vivo Anticancer Activities of Nicolaioidesin C, a Natural Product with the Ability to Eliminate Cancer Cells' Tolerance to Nutrition Starvation"
9:25 pm - 9:30 pm
7:30 am - 8:30 am
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Modification and Total Synthesis of Complex Natural Products
Michael Ricca (University of Melbourne, Australia)
9:00 am - 9:20 am
Christine Arbour (Massachusetts Institute Of Technology, United States) "Employing Solid Phase Synthesis to Access Natural Product-Inspired Small Molecule Inhibitors of Phosphoglycosyl Transferases"
9:20 am - 9:25 am
9:25 am - 9:45 am
Alyssa Clay (Stanford University, United States) "Progress Towards a Total Synthesis of Zetekitoxin AB"
9:45 am - 9:50 am
9:50 am - 10:10 am
Alexander Fanourakis (University of Cambridge, United Kingdom) "The Design of a New Family of Chiral Rhodium Paddlewheel Complexes and their Application to Enantioselective Intermolecular Nitrogen Transfer Reactions"
10:10 am - 10:15 am
10:15 am - 10:35 am
Quinn Edmondson (University of California, San Francisco, United States) "Development of a Synthetic Platform For a Minimal Macrolide Pharmacophore"
10:35 am - 10:40 am
10:40 am - 10:55 am
Jeff Kerkovius (Caltech, United States) "A Concise Divergent Total Synthesis of Matrine-Type Lupin Alkaloids"
10:55 am - 11:00 am
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Coffee will be served in the poster area from 11:00 am - 11:30 am
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Mentorship Component: Breakout Groups: Careers in Natural Products
Michael Lichstrahl (Johns Hopkins University, United States)
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Careers in Natural Products
Tadeusz Molinski (University of California, San Diego, United States)
Amber Onorato (Northern Kentucky University, United States)
Erin Hancock (Corteva Agriscience, United States)
William Smith (Asymchem, United States)
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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