«Fragrance Chemistry»
«Fragrance Chemistry»
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30 Oct - 3 Nov 2017
Direction: Science
About the event

These lectures will cover different aspects of Flavour & Fragrance Chemistry, from the historical background of this fascinating field to its applications for the Fragrance and Perfume industry. The functionning of the human olfactory sense will be detailed, as well as the classical analytical tools used for the analysis of fragrant materials (Gas chromatography, Headspace sampling techniques, Olfactometry…) A large part of the lectures will be focused on the description of the natural fragrant raw materials used in perfumery (Rose, Jasmine, Sandalwood, Patchouli, Vetiver, Ambergris, Musk…) to better understand their chemistry, and the syntheses of their key odorants and their artificial substitutes. Samples of these materials will be brought in the lectures to initiate the students to these fascinating fragrances.

30 October 2017

Lecture 1

Introduction / Historical aspects of fragrance chemistry

9.00, Aud.530

31 October 2017

Lecture 2

Biology and chemistry of the sense of smell

9.00, Aud.530

1 November 2017

Lecture 3

Analytical aspects of fragrance chemistry

10.50, Aud.530

2 November 2017

Lecture 4

Perfume materials of Natural origin

10.50, Aud.530

3 November 2017

Lecture

 Perfume materials of Synthetic origin

10.50, Aud.530

st. Ordzhonikidze, 3, building of the Faculty of Science.

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