Program

ACOC Conference Program
Monday, March 04, 2024
08:00 – 10:00 Registration
SESSION 1
Session Chair: Prof. Paul FLOREANCIG
10:00 – 10:30 Opening Ceremony & Welcome Remarks – Prof. Paul FLOREANCIG
10:30 – 11:20 Prof. Paul WENDER, Stanford University, USA
Translational Science: The Chemistry-Biology-Medicine Continuum
11:20 – 11:40 Prof. Olga Garcia MANCHEÑO, University of Münster, Germany
Supramolecular Triazole-based Anion-Binding Catalysis: From the Design to Synthetic Applications
11:40 – 12:00 Asst. Prof. Julian G. WEST, Rice University, USA
A Radical Approach to Organic Chemistry
12:00 – 12:20 Dr. Craig P. JOHNSTON, University of St Andrews, UK
Molecular Rearrangements with Carbocation Surrogates
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch
SESSION 2
Session Chair: Asst. Prof. Julian G. WEST
14:00 – 14:50 Prof. Richmond SARPONG, University of California Berkeley, USA
Break-it-to-Make-it Strategies for Chemical Synthesis Inspired by Complex Natural Products
14:50 – 15:10 Prof. Metin BALCI, Middle East Technical University, Türkiye
Failure of a Computational NMR Method in Elucidating the Configuration of an Organic Structure: Bromination of Endo-7-Norbornene Derivatives Revisited
15:10 – 15:30 Prof. Sławomir SZAFERT, Wrocław University, Poland
Polyynes as Building Blocks in Organic and Organometallic Syntheses
15:30 – 15:50 Dr. Benjamin N. BHAWAL, The University of Edinburgh, UK
Regiochemical Editing by Carbonyl Chain-walking
15:50 – 16:20 Coffee Break
SESSION 3
Session Chair: Prof. Christopher J. TESKEY
16:20 – 17:10 Prof. Guangbin DONG, University of Chicago, USA
Deconstructive Homologation of Ethers and Amides
17:10 – 17:30 Asst. Prof. Ana BAHAMONDE, University of California, Riverside, USA
Mechanistic Evidence of a Ni(0/II/III) Cycle for Nickel Photoredox Amide Arylation
17:30 – 17:50 Asst. Prof. Joseph CLARK, Marquette University, USA
Precision Labeling of Small Molecules
17:50 – 18:10 Assoc. Prof. Erkan ERTÜRK, TÜBİTAK Marmara Research Center, Türkiye
Development of Prolinamides Containing Conformationally Flexible H-Bond Donors as Highly Enantioselective Organocatalysts for Aldol Reactions
18:10 – 18:30 Assoc. Prof. Nurettin MENGEŞ, Necmettin Erbakan University, Türkiye
C-H and C-C Activations and Cyclization ApproachesThrough Named-Reactions
18:30 – 20:00 Dinner
20:00 – 21:30 Poster Session
Tuesday, March 05, 2024
SESSION 4
Session Chair: Prof. Vittorio PACE
09:00 – 09:50 Prof. Carsten BOLM, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
The Use of Mills in Synthetic Organic Chemistry
09:50 – 10:10 Prof. Christopher J. TESKEY, Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany
Selective Cobalt Catalysis with Light
10:10 – 10:30 Dr. Yujia QING, University of Oxford, UK
Single-Molecule Chemistry under Nanopore Confinement
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
SESSION 5
Session Chair: Asst. Prof. Ana BAHAMONDE
11:00 – 11:50 Prof. David PROCTER, University of Manchester, UK
From Sulfonium Salts to Samarium Catalysis: New Radical Chemistry for Synthesis
11:50 – 12:10 Prof. Johannes C. L. WALKER, Universität Göttingen, Germany
Photochemical Approaches to Bridged Bicyclic Architectures
12:10 – 12:30 Assoc. Prof. Sündüs ERBAŞ-ÇAKMAK, Necmettin Erbakan University, Türkiye
Design and Synthesis of Pyridinium and Triazolium BODIPY Compounds: Versatile Tools for Biomedical Applications
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch
SESSION 6
Session Chair: Dr. Cristina TRUJILLO
14:00 – 14:50 Dr. Nicole GOODWIN, GlaxoSmithKline, USA
Modern High Throughput Experimentation in Medicinal Chemistry
14:50 – 15:10 Prof. Oleg LARIONOV, The University of Texas at San Antonio
Acridine Photocatalysis for Efficient Organic Synthesis
15:10 – 15:30 Assoc. Prof. Bilal NİŞANCI, Atatürk University, Türkiye
Effective Perspectives in Organic Synthesis: New Methods for Halogenation, Deoxygenation and Hydrothiolation Strategies
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee Break
SESSION 7
Session Chair: Assoc. Prof. İrem KULU
16:00 – 16:50 ATABAY Lecture Series
Prof. Paul KNOCHEL, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Germany
Functionalization of N-Heterocycles Using Zn and Mg-Organometallics
SESSION 8
Conference Hall – Session Chair: Assoc. Prof. Çağatay DENGİZ
Odeon Hall – Session Chair: Assoc. Prof. Yunus E. TÜRKMEN
16:50 – 18:00 Short Oral Presentations
18:00 – 19:30 Poster Session
19:30 – 21:00 Dinner
Wednesday, March 06, 2024
SESSION 9
Session Chair: Prof. Olga Garcia MANCHEÑO
09:00 – 09:50 Prof. Joanna WENCEL-DELORD, University of Wurzburg, Germany
Metal- or Metal-Free? Complementarity Towards the Sustainable Synthesis of Complex Molecules via C-H Functionalization
09:50 – 10:10 Prof. Mario WASER, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria
Isochalcogenourea-Catalyzed Activation of Allenoates
10:10 – 10:30 Prof. Barış YÜCEL, Istanbul Technical University, Türkiye
1,3-Dithianyl Substituted Propargylamines for the Synthesis of Sulfur-containing Heterocycles
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
SESSION 10
Session Chair: Prof. Mario WASER
11:00 – 11:50 Prof. Mustafa EMRULLAHOGLU, İzmir Institue of Technology, Türkiye
Innovative Approaches to Crafting Molecular Platforms for Fluorescence Sensing, Bioimaging and Photodynamic Therapy
11:50 – 12:10 Assoc. Prof. Meera MEHTA, University of Oxford, UK
Zintl Ions as Synthetic Tools
12:10 – 12:30 Dr. Cristina TRUJILLO, The University of Manchester, UK
Halogen-Bond-Based Organocatalysis Unveiled: Computational Design and Mechanistic Insights
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch
SESSION 11
Session Chair: Assoc. Prof. Meera MEHTA
14:00 – 14:20 Prof. Vittorio PACE, University of Turin, Italy
Molecular Modification of Carbon-centered Platforms with C1-Homologating Agents
14:20 – 14:40 Dr. Florian F. MULKS, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Capturing Fleeting Divalent Carbodications with Ligands
14:40 – 15:00 Assoc. Prof. Esen BELLUR ATİCİ,DEVA Holding A.S., Türkiye
Pharmaceutical Synthesis: Challenges and Mechanisms of Impurity Formation
15:00 – 15:20 Dilgam AHMADLI, Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung, Germany
Standardized Approach for Diversification of Complex Small Molecules via Aryl Thianthrenium salts
15:20 – 16:00 Coffee Break
SESSION 12
Session Chair: Prof. David PROCTER
16:00 – 16:50 Prof. Jonathan CLAYDEN, University of Bristol, UK
Exploiting Conformational Control: Defluorination, Deracemisation, and Directional Rotation
16:50 Closing Ceremony and Poster Awards
19:00 – 20:00 Dinner
Thursday, March 7, 2024
09:00 – 18:00 Excursion
18:00 Return to the Hotel
Short Oral Presentation Session 1
Conference Hall
Session Chair: Assoc. Prof. Çağatay DENGİZ

SOT1

Buse Ayşen DÜNDAR

Synthesis of 1,2-Dihydropyridine and Benzannulation Products

SOT2

Esra KORKMAZ

Synthesis of 1,3-Bis-Pyrazole Derivatives

SOT3

Beyza HAMUR

Synthesis of Novel Triazolopyridazine/pyrimidine Derivatives and Investigation of Inhibitor Effects on Receptor Tyrosine Kinase c-Met

SOT4

Suay BİLGİN

Development of an Efficient Heterogeneous Catalytic Method for the Aerobic Oxidation of Alcohols

SOT5

Merve TEMEL

A Single-Crystal-to-Single-Crystal Transformation Based on a Template-Directed [2+2] Photochemical Cycloaddition of Naphthalene-Derived Cinnamic Acids

SOT6

Fatma ALBAYRAK HALAÇ

A New Approach to the Synthesis of 1,2-Oxazepin and Derivatives

SOT7

Berra LUSNA

Design and Synthesis of New Indole-Pyrimidine Heterocyclic Compounds

SOT8

Esra DÜNDAR

The Enantioselective Addition of BODIPY to Isatin Derivatives by Bifunctional Quinine-Based Squaramide Organocatalysts

SOT9

Begüm NEMUTLU

Synthesis of Thiophene-Pyrrole-Thiophene Solid Matrix Anchored TEMPO Unit

SOT10

Zeynep SELÇUK

Synthesis of Bifunctional Recyclable Homogenous Macromolecular Organocatalysts

SOT11

Emre Fatih EKER

Design and Synthesis of Poly-Tpt Anchored Qunine Based Bifunctional Organocatalysts

SOT12

Ezgi BAYER KÖMÜŞDOĞAN

Synthesis of Stereogenic-at-Boron Fluorophores through Multicomponent Reactions Involving Boronic Acids, Salicylaldehydes, and 2-Formylpyrrole Hydrazones

SOT13

Özlem GÜNDOĞDU AYTAÇ

From Cyclohexene to Bicyclic Lactones: Bromination, Epoxidation, and Rearrangements

SOT14

Ahmet ÇAĞAN

The First Synthesis of Asymmetric Dipeptide Substituted Safinamide Derivatives; Investigation of MAO and AChE/BChE Inhibitions

SOT15

Ahmet ÇAĞAN

Synthesis and In silico Docking Studies of New Series of Racemic and Asymmetric Diols towards Carbonic Anhydrase and α-Glucosidase

SOT16

Rüstem EBİRİ

Synthesis of Heparin-Based AuNPs and Investigation of their Anticancer Properties

SOT17

Meltem TAN UYGUN

Synthesis of Novel Pyrazolo-Pyrazine-4(5H)-One Derivatives

SOT18

Kübra İREN

Electropolymerization Studies of Materials Having Carbazole Moiety

Short Oral Presentation Session 2
Odeon Hall
Session Chair: Assoc. Prof. Yunus E. TÜRKMEN

SOT19

Emrah KAVAK

Synthesis and Characterization of Novel Benzothiophene Derivatives

SOT20

Tymoteusz BASAK

Unexpected Intricacies of Hawkins Olefination

SOT21

Mustafa Z. KAZANCIOGLU

Synthesis and Derivatization of Structures Containing Azepino[1,2-a]quinoline

SOT22

İdris KARAKAYA

Environmentally Friendly Azoxybenzene Synthesis from Nitrosobenzenes and Anilines

SOT23

Mehmet ERŞATIR

Extraction of Walnut Husks and Leaves Using Subcritical Water and Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Extraction Methods and Comparison the Antioxidant Activities of the Extracts

SOT24

Onur DEMİRKOL

Comparison the Phytochemicals of Sambucus Ebulus L. Leaves and Fruits obtained by Sub-critical Water Extraction

SOT25

Ziya DAĞALAN

Catalyst/Metal/Solvent-Free Markovnikov Hydrothiolation of Unactivated Alkenes with Dithiocarbamic Acids

SOT26

Muhammed Hanifi ÇELİKOĞLU

Deoxygenation of N-Heterocyclic N-Oxides with Selectfluor and Disulfane

SOT27

Sevgi SARIGÜL ÖZBEK

Diastereoselective Synthesis of 5-Benzylidene-3-p-Substituted Aryl-2-Thiohydantoin Derivatives

SOT28

Osman Nuri ASLAN

Synthesis of Potentially Pharmacologically Active Rhodanine Compounds Containing Sulfonate Group

SOT29

Volkan DOLGUN

Fullerenol Based Enzyme Mimics

SOT30

Şenel TEKE TUNÇEL

Determination of Rotational Energy Barrier Around C-N Bond on Chiral Hydrazide-Hydrazones: Dynamic 1H NMR and DFT Studies 

SOT31

Doğukan DOYDUK

Synthesis of Some New 1,3,4-oxadiazole Compounds with TADF Properties

SOT32

Sümeyye ATİŞ

Mechanochemical Ring Opening of Donor-Acceptor Cyclopropanes with Indolizines

SOT33

Şule EROL GÜNAL

Synthesis of 1-(1-piperidinecarbonyl)-3-(o-aryl)-thiourea Derivatives

SOT34

Asaf Evrim EVREN

Novel Pyridine-thiazolidinone Analogs: Design, Synthesize and Biological Evaluation

SOT35

Osman KARAMAN

β-Galactosidase Selective Si-Fluorescein Based Photosensitizer for Treatment of Brain Cancer

SOT36

Hamdi ÖZKAN

Synthesis of New Norcantharimide Derivatives that can be Used in the Treatment of Colon Cancer

SOT37

Melek GÖKMEN KARAKAYA

4-(cyclohexyloxy)phthalonitrile

SOT38

Mohammad EL-KHATEEB

Iron Chalcogenopropargylate Complexes: Synthesis, Characterization and Applications as CO Releasing Complexes

SOT39

Hamdi ÖZKAN

Synthesis, Spectroscopic Characterizations of Novel Norchantarimide Derivates

Poster Session

P1

Yunus E. TÜRKMEN

A Happy Alliance: How Benzofuran and Ynone Groups Lead to Intramolecular Through-Space Charge Transfer on a Naphthalene Spacer

P2

Gabrielle ALLEN

Vitamin B12 and Hydrogen Atom Transfer Co-catalyzed Ring Opening Hydrogenation of Strained Systems

P3

Anıl YAVUZ

A New Methodology for the Synthesis of Highly Substituted Chiral Piperazine Derivative

P4

Elif AKAR

Synthesis of Guaiazulene Amino Acid Derivative Using Amino Acid Functionalized Fullerene Derivatives

P5

Özge ÖZDEMİR

Development of a New Methodology for the Synthesis of Heterobicyclic Chiral Piperazine Precursors

P6

Nurullah SARAÇOĞLU

Catalyst- and Additive-free, Regioselective C6−H Alkylation of 1,2,3,4-Tetrahydroquinolines with Aziridines

P7

Nurullah SARAÇOĞLU

Hydrogen Bond-assisted C5-Alkylation of N-Protected Indoline with Aziridines 

P8

Mehmet Enes UZUN

The synthesis of SNS-Lysine Functionalized Fullerene Derivative

P9

Tatjana Gazivoda KRALJEVİĆ

Synthesis and Antimicrobial Evaluation of Novel 1,2,3-Triazole Derivatives of Benzoxazolones and Benzoxazoles

P10

Nazlıcan DOĞAN

Investigation of Click-Type [2+2] Cycloaddition-Retroelectrocyclization Reactions of Symmetric Alkynes Activated with Methoxy Groups

P11

Öznur ÖZTÜRK

Metal Catalyst Free Synthesis of Novel Pyridine Derivatives

P12

Livio RACANE

Synthesis, In Vitro Antibacterial Activity and Dyeing Properties of Novel Azo Benzothiazole Disperse Dyes

P13

Marijana HRANJEC

Synthesis, Biological Activity and Interaction with Ct-DNA of Novel Amidino-Substituted Imidazo[4,5-b]Pyridines

P14

Tuğçe Nur USLU UÇAR

Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of Novel Benzofuran-4,7-Quinones from 4,6-Dimetoxybenzofurans

P15

Tuğçe Nur USLU UÇAR

Furocarbazoles: Synthesis and Antidiabetic Properties

P16

Fevzi Can İNYURT

1,3-Diynes as Precursors for the Synthesis of Triazene- and Diethylaniline-Based Push-Pull NLOphores

P17

Anja BEČ

Hydroxy-Substituted Acrylonitrile Benzazole Derivatives with Pronounced Biological Activity

P18

Özlem GÜNDOĞDU AYTAÇ

Reaction of Disubstituted Cyclohex-3-Ene Derivatives with Singlet Oxygen: Theoretical Computations

P19

İpek ÖKTEM

Synthesis and Characterization of Push–Pull Chromophores Derived from Ynamines

P20

Suay DARTAR

Novel Approaches to BODIPY-Based Fluorescent Probes for Detection of Phosgene

P21

Kübra ERDEN

Synthesis of Hydrazone-Substituted Push-Pull Chromophores and Investigation of their Optoelectronic Properties

P22

Öznur EYİLCİM

Synthesis of 4-Oxazolidinone Compounds with Antimicrobial Activity

P23

Hazal KAYAŞ

Modulating Optoelectronic Properties of Indole-Substituted Push-Pull Chromophores through Side-Group Modifications

P24

Ayşen Şuekinci YILMAZ

Phase Transfer Catalyzed Cycloalkylation Reactions of 3,4-dimethoxyphenylacetonitrile with Gemini Surfactant in a Biphasic System

P25

Safiye EMİRDAĞ

Novel Semi-Synthetic Derivative from Gypsogenin Aglycone obtained Gypsophila Arrostii Roots

P26

Safiye EMİRDAĞ

Synthesis of Novel N-Substituted-1,4-Naphthoquinone Derivatives

P27

Lucija VRBAN

Computational Design of the Efficient Monoamine Oxidase B Mechanism-Based Irreversible Inhibitors

P28

Çağla İÇLİ

Production of Natural Source Peptides with a Synthetic Approach and Comparative Research

P29

Büşra ÖZTÜRK AYDIN

Design, Synthesis, Biological Evaluation and Molecular Docking Studies of Novel 1H-1,2,3-Triazole Derivatives as Potent Inhibitors of Carbonic Anhydrase, Acetylcholinesterase and Aldose Reductase

P30

Mehmet Efe ÇELİK

Synthesis of Urethane-Based Push-Pull Chromophores and Investigation of their Optoelectronic Properties

P31

Koray KAHRAMAN

Cosmeceutical Bioactive Peptide Synthesis and Liposomal Encapsulation

P32

Batuhan GÖÇ

Synthesis of Shungite Included PVA-PVP Hydrogels and Exploring their Conductivity Behaviors

P33

Batuhan GÖÇ

BODIPY Integrated PVA-Chitosan Hydrogels and Investigation its Photodynamic Effect on Melanoma Cancer Cells

P34

Işıl Irmak KUYUCU

Synthesis of Imine- and Enaminone-Substituted Push-Pull Chromophores

P35

Ahmet EREN

A Cyclopalladated BODIPY Construct as a Fluorescent Probe for Carbon Monoxide

P36

Sevcan BALTA

Synthesis and Encapsulation of Drug Derivatives with Potential Antimicrobial Activity

P37

Feyza Aleyna TURHAN

Synthesis and Characterization of Chiral Biphenyl Based Calamitic Mesogenic Compounds

P38

Beraat KAYA

Fluorescent Gold Ion Sensor: Design, Synthesis and Imaging

P39

Cansu KÖSE

Cyanostilbene Based Calamitic Liquid Crystals

P40

Sertaç Hikmet ATALAY

Synthesis and Characterization of Bioactive Oxozolidinone and Carbamate Derived, Alpha Substituted Phthalocyanines

P41

Cem MARAŞLIOĞLU

Synthesis, Characterizations and Applications of Organo-Rare-Earth-Metal Complexes for Organic Light Emitting Diode Applications

P42

Robert VIANELLO

COVID-19 Infection and Neurodegeneration: A Potential Link Revealed by Computational Simulations

P43

Hafize ÖZCAN

Investigating Naringenin-Based Oximes and Hydrazones by Synthesis, Molecular Docking with Bovine Serum Albumin, and ADMET Profiling

P44

Rima D. ALHARTHY

Design, Synthesis and Density Functional Theory Studies of Indole Hydrazones as Solorimetric ‘Naked Eye’ Sensors for F Ion

P45

Tynchtyk AMATOV

Unified Convergent Approach Toward Complex Spirotetracyclic Terpenoids

P46

Kamal BOUHADIR

Novel Nucleobase-Substituted Diamino-s-triazines

P47

Sinem SERBEST

Synthesis and Characterization of Fluorene-Based Mesogenic Compounds

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