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1992 Edward E. Smissman Memorial Lecturer

Stephen Hanessian

Stephen Hanessian, Ph.D.

  • McConnell Professor of Chemistry
    NSERCC Chair in Medicinal Chemistry
    Université dé Montréal
    Montréal, Québec

Public Lecture and Award Presentation

  • Chemistry and the Quality of Life–So Near and Yet So Far

Scientific Lectures

  • Designing Reagents for Asymmetric Processes
  • Art, Craft and Logic in Natural Product Synthesi


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