'Biocatalytic, clean and sustainable transformations' workshop

Wednesday 22nd January 2014 (open to Dept of Chemistry)
09:30 Registration and coffee
09:55 Introduction (Jeremy Robertson)

Session 1 Perspectives – the view from industry 1
10:00 Roger Sheldon (CLEA Technologies)

Clean and Sustainable Organic Synthesis
10:45 Joe Adams (GSK, Stevenage)
Industrial Biotechnology and Synthetic Biology - Trends in Pharma
11:30 Break

Session 2 Academic biocatalysis into (industrial) application
11:45 Andy Carnell (University of Liverpool)
Recent Advances in the Application of Biocatalysis in Synthesis
12:30 Nick Turner (University of Manchester)
New Biocatalysts by Design and Evolution
13:15 Lunch

Session 3 Redox biocatalysis 1
14:00 Frank Hollmann (Delft University of Technology)
(a) Oxidoreductases for Organic Synthesis: from Mechanism to Application
(b) Direct Regeneration of Monooxygenases, Photocatalysis & Biocatalysis and non-Conventional Media
15:30 Break

Session 4 Redox biocatalysis 2
15:45 Luet Wong (University of Oxford)
P450 Enzymes as General Oxidation Catalysts
16:30 Chris Schofield (University of Oxford)
Oxygenases for Biocatalysis
17:15 Close

Evening
19.30 Speakers’ dinner

Thursday 23rd January 2014 (OxIOSCR only)
Session 5 Perspectives – the view from industry 2
09:30 Gareth DeBoos (Sorso Ltd)

Sustainable Scale-up

12:30-14:00 Working lunch
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