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Centennial Symposium
Chemists in Their Element at The Rockefeller University

Friday, October 20th, 2000, Caspary Auditorium

Click the links to the right to see live video of the speakers.

9:30 am.

Coffee

 

 

10:00 am.

 

Opening Remarks
Arnold Levine, President, The Rockefeller University
Dr. Daryle H. Busch,
President of the American Chemical Society

 

10:10 am.

Congratulatory Remarks
Dr. David N. Rahni, Chair, New York Section, American Chemical Society

 

10:15 am.

Protein Chemistry at The Rockefeller University
Dr. Bruce Merrifield, Nobel laureate and Professor Emeritus, The Rockefeller University

 

10:35 am.

 

Physical Chemistry at The Rockefeller University
Dr. David Mauzerall, Professor, The Rockefeller University

 

10:55 am.

 

Nucleic Acid Chemistry at The Rockefeller University
Dr. Thomas Sakmar,
Professor, The Rockefeller University
Associate Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

 

11:15 am.

 

Interfaces between Chemistry and Biology at The Rockefeller University
Dr. Gunter Blobel, Nobel Laureate and Professor Emeritus, The Rockefeller University
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

 

12:00 - 12:30 pm.

 

Dedication of The Rockefeller University as an Historical Chemical Landmark
Sponsored by the American Chemical Society

 

12:30 to 3:00 p.m.

 

Historic Instrument Exhibit
An exhibit of Lyman Craig's countercurrent distribution apparatus-the only effective procedure for the purification of complex mixtures before the development of modern-day chromatographic techniques-will be on display in room 616 of Flexner Hall. Two films about Lyman Craig will also be available for viewing.

 

3:45 to 5:00 p.m.

 

Jerry A. Weisbach Lecture
The Rotary Mechanism of ATP Synthase
Dr. John Walker,
Nobel Laureate and Director, Dunn Human Nutrition Unit, Medical Research Council, Cambridge University

 

 

 

Sponsored by the Pels Family Center for Biochemistry and Structural Biology


For additional information, please call Ms. Gloria Phipps at (212) 327-8967


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