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1989 Edward E. Smissman Memorial Lecturer
K. Barry Sharpless, Ph.D.
- Arthur C. Cope Professor of Chemistry
Department of Chemistry
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
- Professor Sharpless was awarded the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 2001.
Public Lecture and Award Presentation
- Selective Abiological Catalysis
- Catalytic Asymmetric Oxidation and the Synthesis of Biologically Active Substances
- The Importance of Ligand-Accelerated Catalysis