Paquette Symposium 2011

The 2011 Paquette Legacy Symposium

Invited Lecturers

  1. Professor Al Padwa of Emory University
  2. Professor James Panek of Boston University
  3. Dr. Paul Ornstein of Eli Lilly
  4. Professor Craig Forsyth, of OSU

2011 Leo Paquette Legacy Symposium

The 2011 Paquette Legacy Symposium will be held on May 14, 2011. A detailed brochure will soon be available here. The Symposium is sponsored by The Ohio State University Department of Chemistry and funded by the Leo A. Paquette Legacy Fund, which was established with gifts from Professor Paquette’s former students and postdoctoral researchers.

The Leo A. and Estelle I. Paquette Professorship Endowment Fund will carry on Dr. Paquette’s legacy and you can contribute in one of two ways:

1) online at, or
2) Make a check payable to "The Ohio State University Department of Chemistry" and note "Leo and Estelle Paquette Faculty Research Fund" on the memo line. Please send checks to:



Friday, May 13, 2011
4:00 pm—6:00 pm - Reception at OSU Chemistry, 2136NW, 100 W. 18th Avenue

Saturday, May 14, 2011
1015 McPherson Laboratory
140 W. 18th Avenue

8:45 am—9:15am—Coffee and Discussions
9:15am—9:30am—Welcome and Opening Remarks
9:30am—10:30am—Dr. Albert Padwa

“Cascade Cycloadditions for the Synthesis of Polyazacyclic Ring Systems”

10:30am—11:30 am—Dr. James Panek
“Advances in the Stereocontrolled Synthesis of Complex Natural Products”
11:30am—12:45pm—Lunch Break

1:00pm—2:00pm—Dr. Paul Ornstein
Eli Lilly and Company
2:00pm—3:00pm—Dr. Craig Forsyth
The Ohio State University

3:00pm- Closing Remarks

Therese O'Donnell-Leonard
The Ohio State University Dept. of Chemistry
1118 Newman Wolfrom Lab
100 W. 18th Ave.
Columbus, OH 43210