RSC Robert Robinson Award Lecture Professor Dale Boger
Lecture Theatre 2
Winner of the RSC Robert Robinson Award Professor Dale Boger , The Scripps Research Institute
"Redesign of Vancomycin for Resistant Bacteria"
A summary of studies on the total synthesis and evaluation of the vancomycin family of glycopeptides antibiotics, their ligand binding pocket redesign to address the underlying molecular basis of resistance, and their subsequent peripheral tailoring to address the emerging public health problem of vancomycin resistance will be presented.