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Endowed Lecture Series - Bigeleisen Endowed Lectures 1990-2019

Date 04/16/2019
Speaker
Chad A. Mirkin, Ph.D.
Institution
International Institute for Nanotechnology, Northwestern University
Title: 
Colloidal Crystal Engineering with DNA
Notes: 
The Twenty-sixth annual Jacob Bigeleisen endowed lecture

Date: 05/26/2016
Speaker:
Eric Betzig, Ph.D.
Institution:
2014 Nobel Laureate from Janelia Farms
Title: Imaging Life at High Spatiotemporal Resolution
Notes: The Twenty-fifth annual Jacob Bigeleisen endowed lecture

Date: 09/26/2014
Speaker: Daniel G. Nocera, Ph.D.
Institution: Harvard University 
Title: The Artificial Leaf
Notes: The Twenty-fourth annual Jacob Bigeleisen endowed lecture

Date: 02/23/2012
Speaker: J. Fraser Stoddart, Ph.D.
Institution: Northwestern University
Title: The Beauty and Promise of Molecular Nanotechnology
Notes: The Twenty-third annual Jacob Bigeleisen endowed lecture

Date: 03/3/2011
Speaker: Gerard Meijer, Ph.D.
Institution: Fritz-Harber Institute of the Max Planck Society
Title: Taming Molecular Beams2
Notes: The Twenty-second annual Jacob Bigeleisen endowed lecture

Date: 04/8/2010
Speaker: Jacqueline K. Barton, Ph.D.
Institution: California Institute of Technology University
Title: DNA-Mediated Signaling
Notes: The Twenty-first annual Jacob Bigeleisen endowed lecture

Date: 10/23/2008
Speaker: Nathan S. Lewis, Ph.D.
Institution: California Institute of Technology University
Title: Progress and Challenges In Solar Energy Conversion Using Semiconductor/ Liquid Junctions Scientific Challenges In Sustainable Energy Technology
Notes: The Twentieth annual Jacob Bigeleisen endowed lecture

Date: 02/26/2008
Speaker: David A. Tirrell, Ph.D.
Institution: California Institute of Technology University
Title: Non-Canonical Amino Acids In Protein Design, Evolution and Analysis
Notes: The Nineteenth annual Jacob Bigeleisen endowed lecture

Date: 12/15/2006
Speaker: Charles M. Lieber, Ph.D.
Institution: Harvard University
Title: Nanowires, Nanoscience and Emerging Nanotechnologies
Notes: The Eighteenth annual Jacob Bigeleisen endowed lecture

Date: 04/17/2006
Speaker: Francois N. Diederich, Ph.D.
Institution: ETH Zürich
Title: Acetylenic Scaffolding In One, Two, and Three Dimensions: Towards New Optoelectric Materials
Notes: The Seventeenth annual Jacob Bigeleisen endowed lecture

Date: 03/4/2005
Speaker: Christopher T. Walsh, Ph.D.
Institution:  Harvard Medical School
Title: Nature’s Inventory of Biohalogenation Catalysts
Notes: The Sixteenth annual Jacob Bigeleisen endowed lecture

Date: 03/10/2004
Speaker: Yuan Tseh Lee, Ph.D.
Institution: Academia Sinica in Taiwan
Title: None
Notes: The Fifteenth annual Jacob Bigeleisen endowed lecture, Nobel Laureate.
1986 Nobel Price in chemistry

Date: 09/12/2003
Speaker: Gerhard Wegner, Ph.D.
Institution: Max Planck Institute
Title: Functional Polymers and Polymer-modified surface to control mineralization processes.
Note: The fourteenth annual Jacob Bigeleisen lecture 2003

Date: 04/15/2002
Speaker: Tobin J. Marks Ph.D.
Institution: Northwestern University
Title: Molecular Assemblies that Process light
Note: The thirteenth annual Jacob Bigeleisen endowed lecture.

Date: 03/09/2001
Speaker: Alexander Pines, Ph.D.
Institution: University of California, Berkeley
Title: Some Magnet Moments
Note: The twelfth annual Jacob Bigeleisen endowed lecture.

Date: 05/05/2000
Speaker: Robert H. Grubbs, Ph.D.
Institution: California institute of technology
Title: Making large and small molecules with metal catalysts
Note: The eleventh annual Jacob Bigeleisen endowed lecture.

Date: 04/30/1999
Speaker: Dr. Judith P. Klinman
Institution: University of California at Berkeley
Title: Kinetic Isotope effects in enzymatic reactions.
Note: (special) the tenth annual Jacob Bigeleisen endowed lecture.

Date: 04/29/1999
Name: Dr. Max Wolfsberg
Institution: University of California, Irvine, state university of New York at Stony Brook
Title: A celebration of fifty years of kinetic Isotope effects
Note: (special) tenth annual Bigeleisen endowed lecture

Date: 04/23/1998
Name:  Samuel J. Danishefsky, Ph.D.
Institution: Columbia University
Title: On the chemistry biology interface: from glycols to clinically evaluatable carbohydrate based anti tumor vaccines.
Note: The ninth annual Jacob Bigeleisen endowed lectures.

Date: 05/09/1997
Name: James A. Wells, Ph.D.
Institution: Genetech Inc., department of pharmaceutical chemistry at the university of California.
Title: The eight annual Jacob Bigeleisen endowed lecture.

Date: 05/03/1996
Name: Richard N. Zare, Ph.D.
Institution: Stanford University
Title: Laboratory measurement of extraterrestrial objects
Note: The seventh annual Jacob Bigeleisen endowed lecture

Date: 04/07/1995
Name: Stephen J. Lippard, Ph.D.
Institution: Massachusetts institute of technology
Title: Structural and Mechanistic studies of the Dinuclear non-heme iron in methanic monooxygen.
Note: The sixth annual Jacob Bigeleisen endowed lecture

Date: 05/05/1994
Name: Stuart Lee Schreiber, Ph.D.
Institution: Harvard University
Title: A natural Products-based approach to understanding and controlling signal transduction.
Note: The fifth annual Jacob Bigeleisen endowed lecture.

Date: 04/16/1993
Name: Dr. Paul Wender
Institution: Stanford University
Title: The chemistry-medicine continuum: Taxol, Phorbol, a DNA cleaving agents.
Note: The fourth annual Jacob Bigeleisen endowed lecture

Date: 04/24/1992
Name: Dr. F. Albert Cotton
Institution: Texas A&M University
Title: Mesmerized by metal-metal bonds
Note: The third annual Jacob Bigeleisen endowed lecture

Date: 03/12/1991
Name: Dr. Ahmed H. Zewail
Institution: California institute of technology
Title: Laser femtochemistry
Note: The second annual Jacob Bigeleisen endowed lecture

Date: 05/11/1990
Name: Dr. Alfred P. Wolf
Institution: Brookhaven National laboratory
Title: labeled compounds and problems in biomedical research.
Notes: The first annual Jacob Bigeleisen endowed lecture.