Sponsored & Endowed Lectures
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.
Prof. Ryan Shenvi
Department of Chemistry
The Scripps Research Institute
Chemical Synthesis of Secondary Metabolites
April 7, 2014
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.
Professor Andrew Myers
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
A practical synthetic platform for the discovery of new macrolide antibiotics
April 28. 2014
The lecture is sponsored by the journal, Organic Syntheses, to feature innovative scientists working in synthetic organic chemistry today.
Professor Erick Carreira
Discovery and Surprises with Human Derived Natural Products
April 1, 2013