Senior Scientist STEPHEN M. DALBY
Lecture topic: ASYMMETRIC SYNTHESIS OF DRUG CANDIDATES -
DISCOVERY AND DEVELOPMENT OF NOVEL AZA-MICHAEL CATALYSTS FOR THE SYNTHESIS OF LETERMOVIR





WORK EXPERIENCE
09/14 − MSD, Hoddesdon, UK Senior Scientist, Process Chemistry
03/13 – 08/14 MSD, Rahway NJ, USA Senior Scientist, Process Chemistry
09/09 − 02/13 University of Cambridge, UKJunior Research Fellow, Clare College
Independent research: Total synthesis of the bioactive natural products
08/07 − 08/09 The Scripps Research Institute, California, USA &
Institute of Chemical and Engineering Sciences, Singapore Postdoctoral Research with Prof. K. C. Nicolaou
Total synthesis of the indole alkaloids Aspidophytine and Haplophytine
09/03 − 07/07 University of Cambridge, UK Ph.D. in Chemistry with Prof. Ian Paterson, FRS, FRSE Total synthesis of the macrolide core of Spirastrellolide A
09/98 − 06/03 University College London, UK M.Sc. Medicinal Chemistry (1st Class Hons.)
Research project with Prof. Karl J. Hale − Studies toward the total synthesis of Azinothricin

PRESENTATIONS
 "Asymmetric Synthesis of Letermovir via a Novel PTC Aza-Michael Reaction”
Invited Speaker, Tetrahedron Symposium, Berlin, Germany, 2015
 "Asymmetric Synthesis of Letermovir via a Novel PTC Aza-Michael Reaction”
Invited Speaker, Tetrahedron Symposium, Berlin, Germany, 2015
 "Discoveries in total synthesis of complex anticancer natural products"
Invited lecturer, Natural Anticancer Drugs 2012, Olomouc, Czech Republic, 2012
"Total synthesis of the indole alkaloids aspidophytine and haplophytine"
Invited lecturer, School of Chemistry, University of Nottingham, 2010
"Studies towards the total synthesis of spirastrellolide A"
Balticum Organicum Syntheticum, Tallinn, Estonia, 2006

Curriculum Vitae