Sponsored & Endowed Lectures

Novartis Lecture

The Novartis Lecture is sponsored by the Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research (NIBR) to feature the most innovative scientists working in synthetic organic chemistry today.

2013-2014 Speaker

Novartis_Lecture_Poster_Shenvi_2013-2104-page-0Prof. Ryan Shenvi
Department of Chemistry
The Scripps Research Institute

Chemical Synthesis of Secondary Metabolites
April 7, 2014







Lambert Lecture

The Lambert Lecture is supported by an endowment established by alumnus Benjamin Lambert , who earned his bachelor’s degree in chemistry at Boston University (CAS ’55). After graduating from law school, he went on to pursue a distinguished career as a patent attorney with such major pharmaceutical companies as Merck and Johnhson & Johnson. Each year, the Lambert Lecture addresses different topics in organic chemistry, the field of Lambert’s undergraduate and graduate studies, and features some of the most distinguished and creative scientists working in the field of organic chemistry today.

2013-2014 Speaker

Lambert Lecture PosterProfessor Andrew Myers
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Harvard University

A practical synthetic platform for the discovery of new macrolide antibiotics
April 28. 2014







Organic Syntheses, Inc. Lecture

The lecture is sponsored by the journal, Organic Syntheses, to feature innovative scientists working in synthetic organic chemistry today.

2012-2013 Speaker

Carreira Colloquium Series PosterProfessor Erick Carreira
ETH Zurich

Discovery and Surprises with Human Derived Natural Products
April 1, 2013