University of Vermont

The College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Chemistry

UVM Humphrey Symposium 2009

The 28th Annual Esther and Bingham J. Humphrey Memorial Symposium in Chemistry

Saturday, September 26, 2009

Fall UVM photo
Photo: Sally McCay, UVM Photographer

Held at

the Cook Physical Sciences Building

and Angell Lecture Hall B112

82 University Place

the University of Vermont

Symposium Topic: Organic Synthesis

Symposium Schedule

8:30 AM Registration & continental breakfast – Billings North Lounge (not the Cook Building)
9:10 AM Introductory Remarks
9:15 AM Albert Padwa
Department of Chemistry
Emory University
Atlanta, GA
Use of Sulfur Fragments for the Synthesis of Nitrogen Heterocycles
10:15 AM Michael P. Doyle
Chair, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
University of Maryland
College Park, MD
The Magic of Dirhodium
11:15 AM Coffee Break – Billings North Lounge
11:30 AM Larry E. Overman
Department of Chemistry
University of California
Irvine, CA
Recent Studies in Natural Products Total Synthesis
12:30 PM Lunch Billings North Lounge – Provided for all participants
2:00 PM Fin
Click on speaker name above for more information about the speaker.


If you plan to attend the Humphrey Symposium:

  • Respond to Prof. Josè Madalengoitia to register:
    • by e-mail:
    • by phone: 802 656-8247
    • by FAX: 802 656-8705
    • by mail:Chemistry Department, University of Vermont, Cook Physical Science Building, Burlington, 82 University Place, Burlington, VT 05405-0125
  • There is NO registration or attendance FEE
  • We do not have hotel rooms reserved in advance for this symposium.  You must make your own hotel reservations in the Burlington area.  However, you can call (802 656-2594) or send an e-mail for assistance.

Directions to the University of Vermont and the Humphrey Symposium:

  • General directions to the Cook Building can be obtained from our web page.  The closest parking on Saturday for the Humphrey Symposium is the parking lot behind Perkins, Votey, & Torrey Halls, which is much closer than the pay parking lot (see map).  This parking lot is accessed from Colchester Ave, between the FAHC hospital entrance and University Place.
  • PDF map showing the Votey parking lot
  • Campus map

Last modified September 25 2009 01:51 PM