Past Plenary Speakers 2000-2016

Plenary Lecturers for Mona Symposium 2016

  • Prof. Raymond J. Andersen, Department of Chemistry, University of British Columbia
  • Prof. Rob Capon, Division of Chemistry and Structural Biology, Institute for Molecular Bioscience, University of Queensland
  • Prof. Erin E. Carlson, Department of Chemistry, University of Minnesota
  • Prof. Gregory B. Dudley, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Florida State University
  • Prof. William Gerwick, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San Diego
  • Prof. James B. Gloer, Department of Chemistry, University of Iowa
  • Prof. Hirokazu Kawagishi, Research Institute of Green Science and Technology, Shizuoka University
  • Prof. Russell Kerr, Department of Chemistry and Department of Biomedical Sciences, Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island
  • Prof. Kazuo Nagasawa, Department of Biotechnology and Life Science, Graduate School of Technology, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
  • Prof. Nicola L. B. Pohl, Department of Chemistry, Indiana University-Bloomington
  • Prof. Robert M. Williams, Department of Chemistry, Colorado State University

Plenary Lecturers for Mona Symposium 2014

  • Geoffrey A. Cordell, Natural Products Inc., USA
  • Graham Jones, North Eastern University, USA
  • Reinhard Neier, Université de Neuchatel, Switzerland
  • Nicola L. B. Pohl, Indiana University, USA
  • David H. Sherman, University of Michigan, USA
  • Toshiaki Sunazuka, Kitasato University, Japan
  • Minoru Ueda, Tohoku University, Japan
  • Robert M. Williams, Colorado State University, USA

Plenary Lecturers for Mona Symposium 2012

  • Prof. Jon Clardy, Harvard Medical School, USA
  • Prof. Liangcheng Du, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA
  • Prof. P. Andrew Evans, University of Liverpool, UK
  • Prof. Shigeki Matsunaga, The University of Tokyo, Japan
  • Prof. Tohru Oishi, Kyushu University, Japan
  • Prof. Paul J. Stevenson, Queen's University Belfast, UK
  • Prof. Yi Tang, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
  • Prof. Andrei K. Yudin, University of Toronto, Canada

Plenary Lecturers for Mona Symposium 2010

  • Professor Dr. Uwe Beifuss, University of Hohenheim, Germany
  • Professor Sean F. Brady, The Rockefeller University, USA
  • Professor Simon Gibbons, University of London, UK
  • Professor Wendy Kelly, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
  • Professor Hiroki Oguri, Hokkaido University, Japan
  • Professor William Reynolds, University of Toronto, Canada
  • Professor Ryuichi Sakai, Hokkaido University, Japan
  • Professor Ben Shen, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
  • Professor Coran M. H. Watanabe, Texas A&M University, USA

Plenary Lecturers for Mona Symposium 2008

  • Dr. John A. Beutler, National Cancer Institute, USA
  • Professor James Cook, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA
  • Dr. Christy Hunter, University of Brighton, UK
  • Professor Masayuki Inoue, University of Tokyo, Japan
  • Professor Goverdhan Mehta, Indian Institute of Science, India
  • Professor Michio Murata, Osaka University, Japan
  • Professor Thomas Prisinzano, University of Kansas, USA
  • Professor Eric Schmidt, University of Utah, USA
  • Professor Marcus A. Tius, University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA
  • Professor John Vederas, University of Alberta, Canada
  • Dr. Amy E. Wright, Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution, USA

Plenary Lecturers for Mona Symposium 2006

  • Professor D. Jean Burnell, Dalhousie University, Canada
  • Professor Marco A. Ciufolini, University of British Columbia, Canada
  • Professor François Diederich, ETH, Switzerland
  • Professor Ray C. F. Jones, Loughborough University, United Kingdom
  • Professor Gordon W. Gribble, Dartmouth College, USA
  • Professor Mark T. Hamann, University of Mississippi, USA
  • Professor Minoru Isobe, Nagoya University, Japan
  • Professor Nigel S. Simpkins, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
  • Professor Gurdial Singh, University of the West Indies, Trinidad
  • Professor Hidetoshi Tokuyama, The University of Tokyo, Japan

Plenary Lecturers for Mona Symposium 2004

  • Professor Noritaka Chida, Keio University, JAPAN
  • Professor John Huffman, Clemson University, USA
  • Professor Anthony Davis, University of Bristol, UK
  • Professor David Gin, University of Illinois, USA
  • Professor Ron Grigg, University of Leeds, UK
  • Professor Mark Lautens, University of Toronto, Canada
  • Professor Bradley S. Moore, University of Arizona, USA
  • Professor Joseph P. Noel, Salk Institute for Biological Studies, USA
  • Professor Thomas R. Pettus, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
  • Professor Monique S. J. Simmonds, Royal Botanic Gardens, UK

Plenary Lecturers for Mona Symposium 2002

  • Prof. Varinder K. Aggarwal, University of Bristol, UK
  • Prof. Daniel L. Comins, North Carolina State University, USA
  • Prof. James B. Gloer, University of Iowa, USA
  • Prof. Robert Grossman,University of Kentucky, USA
  • Dr. Gary Martin, Pharmacia Corporation, USA
  • Prof. Seiichi P.T. Matsuda, Rice University, USA
  • Prof. Albert Padwa, Emory University, USA
  • Dr. Jeffrey Seeman, Philip Morris Research Center, USA
  • Prof. David H. Sherman, University of Minnesota, USA
  • Prof. Takashi Takahashi, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

Plenary Lecturers for Mona Symposium 2000

  • Dr. Gary W. Ashley, Kosan Biosciences, Inc., USA
  • Professor Jin Cha, University of Alabama, USA
  • Dr. J. Stephen Clark, University of Nottingham, UK
  • Dr. Gordon Cragg, National Cancer Institute, USA
  • Professor William Fenical, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, USA
  • Professor A. Douglas Kinghorn, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
  • Professor Christopher Moody, University of Exeter, UK
  • Professor Viresh Rawal, University of Chicago, USA
  • Professor John Rosazza, University of Iowa, USA
  • Professor Richard Taylor, University of York, UK
  • Professor Motoo Tori, Tokushima Bunri University, Japan
  • Professor Masahiko Yamaguchi, Tohoku University, Japan

Conference themes

  • Synthesis of natural products,
  • Biosynthesis
  • Structure and activity of compounds from marine organisms, fungi, and terrestrial plants.

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