Symposium in Honor of Professor Heinz Heimgartner

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Professor Dr. Heinz Heimgartner received his Diploma in Chemistry from the University of Zurich (1968) and completed his Ph.D. work under the guidance of H. Schmid (1972). Throughout his career, he has been associated with the Institute of Organic Chemistry. He became Privatdozent in 1980, Titularprofessor in 1987, and in 1995 he was appointed to Associate Professor. He was awarded the Werner Prize and Medal of the Swiss Chemical Society in 1978, and the Kametani Award in 2005. He has distinguished himself by outstanding research in Heterocyclic Chemistry.

Symposium Program:

June 9, 2006

OCI, University of Zürich, Irchel

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Introduction & 3 talks
12:00 - 13:15 PM Lunch & poster session
13:15 - 15:10 PM 3 Talks & closing
17:30 PM Boat to Halbinsel Au [transport details]; arrival ~18:45 PM
19:00 PM Reception & dinner


10:15 AM - 10:45 AM - PD Dr. Simon M. Ametamey, Center for Radiopharmaceutical Science, ETH, PSI & USZ "PET Radiopharmaceuticals: From Development to Human Studies"

10:50 AM - 11:20 AM - Dr. Kurt Dietliker, Ciba Specialty Chemicals Inc. "The Light Shines on - From Aminoazirines to Industrial Photopolymerization"

11:25 AM - 12:00 PM - Prof. Grzegorz Mloston, University of Lodz "New Adventures with Small Ring Heterocycles"

13:15 PM - 13:45 PM - Dr. Daniel Obrecht, Polyphor LTD "From Amino-azirines to Protein Epitope Mimetics (PEM)"

13:50 PM - 14:20 PM - Prof. José Villalgordo, Villapharma Research "Privileged Heterocyclic Scaffolds and High Throughput Organic Synthesis"

14:25 PM - 15:00 PM - Prof. Peter Wipf, University of Pittsburgh "From Strained Rings to Heterocycles: The Bicyclobutane Route to Pyrrolidines"

PD Dr. Simon M. Ametamey, Center for Radiopharmaceutical Sciences

List of Current & Former Students and Collaborators - If you are a former Heimgartner Group Member who is not on the list, please click here to send us your current contact info

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Transport Irchel-Halbinsel Au-Irchel


We are looking forward to welcoming you in Zürich in June!

The Organization Committee

Werner Altherr

Amadeus Bärtsch

Kathrin Brun

Stephan Fritschi

Christian Jenny

Annette Rahm

Simon Stamm

Peter Tromm

Peter Wipf