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Fall 2024 WCC Merck Research Awards Symposium

August 18 @ 8:00 am12:00 pm

2024 MERCK SymposiumACS Fall 2024 Meeting

2024 WCC Merck Research Awards Symposium

Sunday, August 18, 2024 • 8:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. MT

Colorado Convention Center • Room 105 • Denver, CO

Organizers: Ana Arteaga and Anna Sromek • Presiders: Anna Sromek and Stephanie Barrett

8:00 am Introductory Remarks

8:05 am Ni-Catalyzed reductive arylation of electronically biased NHP esters enabled by a chlorosilane additive, Alexis Gabby

8:25 am Stereodivergent, Kinetically Controlled Isomerization of Terminal Alkenes via Nickel Catalysis, Camille Z. Rubel

8:45 am Backbone extension acyl rearrangements enable cellular synthesis of proteins with internal extended backbone monomers, Leah Roe

9:05 am Key Interaction Networks (KIN): Unveiling Evolutionarily Conserved Interactions in Artificial ß-Lactamase Sequences, Dariia Yehorova

9:25 am Determining the mechanism of endoperoxide formation in the anti-malarial drug, Artemisinin, Kaitlyn Varela

9:45 am Intermission

9:55 am Accounts from the intersection of data science and experimentation in process research, Melodie Christensen

10:45 am Attenuation of crystallization driven stiffening in silk fibroin hydrogels through control of crosslinking chemistry and density, Marisa Pacheco

11:05 am Handling fluorinated gases as solid reagents for organic synthesis using metal-organic frameworks, Kaitlyn Kessler

11:25 am Tuning Electronic Structure and NIR II Emission in Tetrathiafulvalene Tetrathiolate Diradicaloids, Lauren McNamara

11:45 pm Concluding Remarks

Merck is acknowledged for its support of the WCC Merck Research Awards program

WCC Chair: Lorena Tribe

WCC Program Chair: Danniebelle Haase

Visit www.acswcc.org for more information about the Women Chemists Committee or send an email to WCC@acs.org


August 18
8:00 am – 12:00 pm
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