BU-CMD  16th Annual Symposium

“Molecular Discovery: From Chemical Synthesis to Biological Applications”


We are pleased to welcome the following speakers to the 2017 BU-CMD symposium:

  • Professor Robert Langer (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

    • “Biomaterials and biotechnology: From the discovery of the first angiogenesis inhibitors to the development of controlled drug delivery systems and the foundation of tissue engineering”
  • Professor Frances H. Arnold (California Institute of Technology)

    • “Biocatalysts for abiological chemistry:  Bringing new chemistry to life”
  • Professor Benjamin List (Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung)

    • “A New Concept for Asymmetric Lewis Acid Catalysis”
  • Professor Dirk Trauner (New York University)

    • “Controlling Biological Function with Photopharmacology and Natural Products”


Friday, June 23, 2017

Metcalf Center for Science and Engineering, Room 109

590 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA

9:30 am – 5 pm



Attendance is free of charge, but we ask that you register at Eventbrite.

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