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Section Board for 'Organic Synthesis'

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Prof. Dr. Robert A. Flowers II
Department of Chemistry, Lehigh University, 6 East Packer Ave., Bethlehem, PA 18015, USA
Tel. +1 610 758 4048; Fax: +1 610 758 6536
Interests: mechanistic analysis and synthetic development of Sm(II) and Ce(IV) reagents; mechanistic studies of single electron transfer; calorimetric analysis of protein-ligand interactions; ion transport and molecular recognition; isothermal titration calorimetry; development of novel protein renaturation reagents

Prof. Dr. Osmo E. O. Hormi
Department of Chemistry, University of Oulu, Linnanmaa, P.O.Box 333, FIN-90570 Oulu, Finland
Fax: +358 8 553 1631
Interests: asymmetric organic oxidation; heterocyclic synthesis and the use of heterocyclic compounds in photoresponsive and electroresponsive devices; polymer bound organic reagents and catalysts

Dr. Svend Borup Jensen
Nuklearmedicinsk Afdeling - Hobrovej 18-22, Postboks 365, 9100 Aalborg, Denmark
Tel. +45 9766 5495
Website: http://ttp://
Interests: PET-radiochemistry, gallium-68, drug degradation profiles; medicinal gum; infection imaging, analytical methods; medicinal chemistry
Contribution: Special Issue: Radiochemistry
Special Issue: Preparation of Radiopharmaceuticals and Their Use in Drug Development
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Special Issue: Radiochemistry
Special Issue: Preparation of Radiopharmaceuticals and Their Use in Drug Development

Dr. Mamoru Koketsu
Department of Materials Science and Technology, Faculty of Engineering, Gifu University, Gifu 501-1193, Japan
Tel. +81 58 293 2619; Fax: +81 58 293 2794
Interests: organoselenium chemistry; natural products synthesis; natural products chemistry

Prof. Dr. Robert J. Linhardt
Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Biology and Chemical and Biological Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Biotech. Center 4005 110 8th Street, Troy, NY 12180-3590, USA
Tel. +1 518 276 3404; Fax: +1 518 276 3405
Interests: chemoenzymatic synthesis of acidic oligosaccharides; samarium-catalyzed carbon glycoside synthesis; synthesis of UDP-sugars; synthesis of nanomaterial-carbohydrate conjugates

Prof. Dr. Jun Nishimura
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Graduate School of Engineering, Gunma University, Kiryu, 376-8515, Japan
Tel. +81 277 30 1310; Fax: +81 277 30 1314
Interests: fullerene; fulleroid; cyclophane; crownophane; catenane; rotaxane; crown ether; calixarene; photoreaction; cationic cyclization; carbenoid; transition-metal mediated coupling

Dr. Francisco Palacios
Professor of Organic Chemistry, Department of Organic Chemistry, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad del País Vasco, P.O. Box. 450. 01080 Vitoria, Spain
Tel. +34 945 013103; Fax: +34 945 013049
Interests: synthetic organic chemistry; azadienes; azirines; cycloaddition reactions; organophosphorus and organofluoride compounds; amino acids; aminophosphonates; solid phase synthesis; combinatorial chemistry; PET; radiotracer (18F)
Contribution: Special Issue: Alpha- or Beta-aminophosphonates and -phosphinates

Dr. Guy L. Plourde
University of Northern British Columbia, Department of Chemistry, 3333 University Way, Prince George, British Columbia, V2N 4Z9, Canada
Tel. +1 250 960 6694; Fax: +1 250 960 5845
Interests: spiroannulation; asymmetric methods; spirocompounds; natural products; manumycins
Contribution: Special Issue: Spiro Compounds
Special Issue: Advances in Heteroaromatic Chemistry

Dr. Julio A. Seijas Vázquez
Departamento de Química Orgánica, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Facultad de Ciencias-Campus de Lugo, Alfonso X el Sabio, 27002 Lugo, Spain
Tel. +34 982 285 900; Fax: +34 982 285 872
Interests: synthesis of compounds with biologic activity; synthesis of compounds with interest for agro-food field; solation, estructural determination and synthesis of natural products; microwave organic reactions enhancement
Contribution: Special Issue: ECSOC-11
Special Issue: Microwave Assisted Synthesis
Special Issue: ECSOC-12
Special Issue: ECSOC-13
Special Issue: ECSOC-15
Special Issue: ECSOC-16
Special Issue: ECSOC-17

Prof. Dr. Baoan Song
Center for R&D of Fine Chemicals, Key Laboratory of Green Pesticide and Agriculture Bioengineering, Ministry of Education of China, Guizhou University Guiyang, Guizhou, China
Tel. +86 851 362 0521; Fax: +86 851 362 2211
Interests: pesticide chemistry; medicinal chemistry; synthesis of novel fluorine compounds; heterocycles synthesis; antifungal compounds; antitumor compounds; antiviral compounds, heterocycles; natural products; fine chemicals; chiral synthesis; organic synthesis; development of novel aminophosphonates drug; development of novel green pesticide; development of novel antiviral agents; novel antiviral agents

Prof. Dr. Spyros Spyroudis
Laboratory of Organic Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece
Tel. +30 2310 997833; Fax: +30 2310 997679
Interests: chemistry of hypervalent iodonium organic compounds and applications in synthesis; transition metals in organic synthesis; chemistry of hydroxyquinones
Contribution: Special Issue: Quinones and Hydroxyquinones. Target Molecules and Building Blocks in Organic Synthesis

Dr. Jean Jacques Vanden Eynde
Laboratory of Organic Chemistry (FS), University of Mons-UMONS, Place du parc, 23, 7000 Mons, Belgium
Tel. + 32 65 352589
Interests: heterocycles; microwave-induced synthesis; medicinal chemistry; green chemistry
Contribution: Topical Collection: Prodrugs
Special Issue: Flow Chemistry
Special Issue: Novel Drug Candidates for Anticancer Therapy: Design, Preliminary Evaluations, and Further Developments
Special Issue: 20th Anniversary: Molecules — Recent Advances in Medicinal Chemistry
Special Issue: Aptamers: Past, Present, and Future
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Special Issue: Prodrugs

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