The Olofsson Research Group


Short Course on Hypervalent Iodine Chemistry

At Stockholm University, Magnéli Hall
February 15-16th 2010

Monday, February 15th: Course lectures

Berit Olofsson
11.00-12.00  Berit Olofsson Structure and Reactivity of Hypervalent Iodine Compounds
13.00-14.00 Kálmán Szabó Metal-Catalyzed Applications of Hypervalent Iodine Reagents
14.00-15.00 Luiz F. Silva, Jr. Hypervalent Iodine Reagents in the Total Synthesis of Natural Products 
15.30-16.30 Thomas Wirth  Hypervalent Iodine Reagents in Stereoselective Synthesis
16.30-17.30  Workshops  








Tuesday, February 16th: Research Lectures

Kálmán Szabó 
Palladium-Catalyzed Allylic C-H Functionalization by using Hypervalent Iodine
11.00-12.00  Luiz F. Silva, Jr. Ring Contraction Reactions in the Total Synthesis of Natural Products
13.00-14.00 Thomas Wirth New Concepts for Catalysis in Modern Synthesis
14.00-15.00 Berit Olofsson
Synthesis and Applications of Iodonium Salts
15.30-16.30 Workshops  

Download the schedule here.

Coordinator: Berit Olofsson (
Info about the lecturers: Berit Olofsson (SU), Kálmán Szabó (SU), Luiz F. Silva, Jr. (University of Sao Paulo, Brazil), Thomas Wirth (Cardiff University, UK).

This course is part of Hot Topics in Organic Chemistry, a 7.5 hp course for PhD students.
Register by email (, deadline February 5th.