Wenjun Tang, Ph.D.
Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, Shanghai, China

Title: Efficient Synthesis of Chiral Natural Products Facilitated by Ligand Design

Host/PI: Myles Smith, Ph.D.



Kelly Chibale, Ph.D.
University of Cape Town, South, Africa

Title: Targeting kinases in the human malaria parasite for drug discovery

Host/PI: Leah Imlay, Ph.D.



Kuanqing Liu, Ph.D.
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States

Title: Regulation of translation by methylation multiplicity

Host/PI: Benjamin Tu, Ph.D.



Julien Nicolas, Ph.D.
Institut Galien Paris-Sud, CNRS
Faculté de Pharmacie, Université Paris-Sud/Paris-Saclay

Title: New vinyl polymers for biomedical applications
Host/PI: Daniel Siegwart, Ph.D



Chiho Kim, Ph.D.
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States

Title: PARP1 inhibitors trigger innate immunity via PARP1 trapping-induced DNA damage response

Host/PI: Yonghao Yu, Ph.D.



Daniele Leonori, Ph.D.
University of Manchester, Manchester, England

Title: Photoinduced Assembly of C-N Bonds

Host/PI: Adeniyi Adebesin, Ph.D.



Sarah O'Connor, Ph.D.
Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Jena, Germany

Title: How plants make drugs

Host/PI: Jennifer Kohler, Ph.D.



Nicola Curtin, Ph.D.
University of Newcastle, Callaghan, Australia

Title: The development of the PARP1, rucaparib: A story of the synergy between science and serendipity

Host/PI: Yonghao Yu, Ph.D.



Michael Meijler, Ph.D.
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beersheba, Israel

Title: TBD

Host/PI: Adeniyi Adebesin, Ph.D.



Pamela Padilla, Ph.D.
University of North Texas, United States

Title: Diet and Oxygen Deprivation- Use of C. elegans as a model for human health issues

Host/PI: Marie-Alda Gilles-Gonzalez, Ph.D.



Wei-Chen Chang, Ph.D.
NC State University, United States

Title: Mechanistic studies and potential application of non-heme iron enzymes in natural product biosynthesis

Host/PI: Chuo Chen, Ph.D.