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The Catherine H. Bone Lecture in Chemistry presents:Samuel J. Danishefsky, Ph.D.

Samuel J. Danishefsky, Ph.D.
Topic: "Biologics by Chemical Synthesis"

When: Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013 | 7 p.m.
Where: Stark Learning Center, Room 101

About the speaker:
Regarded as one of the world’s leading chemists in cancer research, Samuel Danishefsky is a leader in the field of organic synthesis, with particular emphasis in carbohydrate chemistry. He has introduced the most complex carbohydrate based anti-tumor vaccines ever brought to clinical trial.

Nominated multiple times for the Nobel Prize, Danishefsky is the recipient of numerous awards, including multiple recognitions rom the American Chemical Society and the French Pharmaceutical Society. He earned his doctorate at Harvard University and then spent 14 years at Yale University, where he rose to the rank of Sterling Professor of Chemistry.

The event is free and open to the public.

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