BU-CMD 17th Annual Symposium

“Molecular Discovery: From Chemical Synthesis to Biological Applications”


We are pleased to welcome the following speakers to the 2019 BU-CMD symposium:

  • Professor Kim Orth (UT Southwestern Medical Center)

Black Spot, Black Death, Black Pearl: The Tales of Bacterial Effectors”


  • Professor Jin-Quan Yu (The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA)

Enantioselective and Remote C–H Activation Reactions


  • Professor Kevan Shokat (University of California, San Francisco)

“Chemical Tricks for Drugging the Undruggable”


  • Professor David R. Liu (The Broad Institute and Harvard University)

“Base Editing: Chemistry on a Target Nucleotide in the Genome of Living Cells”


Friday, June 7, 2019

Boston University, Charles River Campus

Rafik B. Hariri Bldg., Room 105

595 Commonwealth Avenue

9:30 am – 5 pm



Attendance is free of charge, but we ask that you register at Eventbrite.

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