Chemistry and Biochemistry

Robert W. Murray Lecture

 

Robert W. Murray Lecture
The Robert W. Murray Lecture is an endowed lecture series established in 1998 to honor the the distinguished research career and many contributions to the UM-St. Louis campus during the more than 30-year career of Professor Robert W. Murray, Curators' Professor Emeritus.

2013
David W. C. MacMillan, James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor of Chemistry, Chairman, Department of Chemistry and Director of the Merck Center for Catalysis at Princeton University
"Photoredox catalysis in organic synthesis"

2012
Professor Valentino Stella, University Distinguished Professor of Pharmaceutical Chemistry at the University of Kansas.
"the Case for Prodrugs".

2011
Steven V. Ley
BP Professor of Chemistry, Head of Organic Chemistry and Fellow of Trinity College at the University of Cambridge.
"New Tools for Molecule Makers"

2010
Daniel G. Nocera
Henry Dreyfus Professor of Energy and Professor of Chemistry at Massachusette Institute of Technology
"Personalized Energy for 1 (x 6 Billion)"

2009
Philip P. Power
Professor of Inorganic Chemistry at the University of California-Davis
"Direct Hydrogenation of Main Group Compounds"

2008
William R. Roush
Executive Director, Medicinal Chemistry, Associate Dean, Kellog Graduate School
Professor of Chemistry, Scripps, Florida
"Recent Studies in Organic Synthesis: Applications of the Double Allylboration Reaction in the Synthesis of Natural Products"

2007
Chad A. Mirkin
George B. Rathmann Professor of Chemistry at Northwestern University
"Nanoparticles in Diagnostics and Therapeutics"

2006
Fredric M. Menger
Charles Howard Candler Professor of Organic Chemistry at Emory University
"An Alternative View of Enzyme Action"

2005
Peter F. Bernath
Professor of Chemistry and Physics at the Guelph-Waterloo Center for Graduate Work in Chemistry and Biochemistry
"Atmospheric Chemistry Experiment (ACE): Spectroscopy from Orbit"

2004
Jacqueline K. Barton
Arthur and Marian Hanisch Memorial Professor of Chemistry at the California Institute of Technology.
" DNA Charge Transport Chemistry and Biology"

2003
T. Don Tilley,
Professor of Chemistry at the University of California Berkeley
"Zirconocene-Coupling Routes to Macrocycles, Oligomers, Polymers and Conducting Polymers.",

2002
J. Fraser Stoddart
Winstein Chair Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of California, Los Angeles
"An Integrated Systems-Oriented Approach to Molecular Electronics"

2001
Robert H. Grubbs
Victor and Elizabeth Atkins Professor of Chemistry
California Institute of Technology
"Making Molecules with Metathesis Catalysts"

2000
Harry H. Wasserman
Eugene Higgins Professor Emeritus and Senior Research Scientist
Yale University
"The Chemistry of Vicinal Tricarbonyl Compounds. Applications in the Synthesis of Bioactive Products"

1999
Christopher S. Foote
Professor of Chemistry
University of California, Los Angeles
"Singlet Oxygen, Buckyballs and DNA"

1998
Robert W. Murray
Curators' Professor of Chemistry
University of Missouri-St. Louis,
"Ubiquitous Oxidation Chemistry"

Biography of Robert W. Murray