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Sir Derek Barton Centenary Symposium

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Lecture Theatre G16

Sir Alexander Fleming Building

Imperial College London, South Kensington Campus

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SW7 2AZ

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The Department of Chemistry at Imperial College London presents:

The Sir Derek Barton Centenary Symposium

This event is free to attend

Symposium: 09.00 - 18.00, Lecture theatre G16, Sir Alexander Fleming Building

(Coffee/tea and biscuits available from 08:30 to 09:00)

Reception: 18.00, 170 Queen's Gate

A symposium commemorating the centenary of the birth of Sir Derek H.R. Barton, Nobel Laureate. This event marks the centenary of the birth on 8th September 1918, of one of the greatest chemists of the 20th century, whose work continues to impact both academic and industrial research and development in the 21st century. Outstanding organic chemists will present plenary lectures and Dr Jeff Seeman (University of Richmond and Editor of the ACS Profiles, Pathways and Dreams: Autobiographies of Eminent Chemists) will share an interview video with Sir Derek reminiscing about his life.

Speakers:

  • Neil K. Garg (UCLA, California, USA),

  • Michael J. Krische (University of Texas at Austin, USA),

  • Emma R. Parmee (Merck & Co, Kenilworth, NJ, USA),

  • Tobias Ritter (Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung, Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany),

  • John Sutherland (MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, England)

  • Edward W. Tate (Imperial College, London, England)

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