• 3M/Ronald A. Mitsch Lecture in Chemistry

    3M/Ronald A. Mitsch Lecture in Chemistry

    The 3M/Ronald A. Mitsch Lecture in Chemistry are part of the 3M/Ronald A. Mitsch Endowed Fund in Chemistry, established in 1998 by the 3M Foundation in recognition and appreciation of Dr. Mitsch. The 3M/Ronald A. Mitsch Endowed Fund is intended to promote new connections and pioneering efforts between education and industry as an essential basis for the education of chemists who are prepared to meet the challenges and opportunities of the 21st century and beyond.

    The lecture is free and open to the public - please join us to hear this exciting voice from the world of chemistry!

  • Past Lectures

    2015

    "Got Fakes? New Ways to Detect Counterfeit Pharmaceuticals." Dr. Marya Lieberman, University of Notre Dame

    2014

    "Biological and Ecological Toxicity of Engineered Nanomaterials." Dr. Christy L. Haynes, University of Minnesota

    2013

    "Recent Developments in the Peaceful Use of Chemistry: Eliminating the Chemical Weapons Threat." Ambassador Robert Mikulak '64

    2012

    "From Toxicology Mechanisms to Translational Medicine: Paracelsus Meets Sarandib." Dr. Daniel G. Baden, University of North Carolina at Wilmington

    2009

    “The Aging Brain and What We are Trying To Do About It.” Dr. Gregory A. Petsko, Brandeis University 

    2008

     "The Golden Age of Pharmaceuticals." Dr. Cynthia A. Maryanoff, Stanford University

    2007

     Dr. Richard N. Zare, Stanford University

    2006

    "Applications of Olefin Metathesis Catalysts: Fundamental Research to Commercial Products." Dr. Robert H. Grubbs, California Institute of Technology 

    2005

     Dr. JoAnne Stubbe, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    2004

     "Chemical Studies of Violence, Sex, and Drugs in the Insect World." Dr. Jerrold Meinwald, Cornell University