Camille & Henry Dreyfus Lectureship


In memory of the Dreyfus brothers, the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation Inc. has established the Dreyfus Lectureship at the University of Basel. The annual Lectureship brings a leading chemist from the United States to the Basel campus to deliver a series of talks and to meet with faculty and students in order to enhance the relationship between Swiss and U.S. science.


The Department of Chemistry of the University of Basel and the Camille & Henry Dreyfus Foundation are pleased to announce the Camille & Henry Dreyfus Lectures 2019 by Prof. Dr. Emily A. Carter (University of California, Los Angeles and Princeton University).

11th November 2019
Lecture "Artificial Photosynthesis Mechanisms and Materials Optimization from First Principles" and award ceremony
17.00 h, Large Lecture Hall, Organic Chemistry, St. Johanns-Ring 19, 4056 Basel

13th November 2019
Lecture "Unconventional Quantum Mechanics Methods for Design of Materials for Sustainable Energy Technologies"
16.30 h, Large Lecture Hall, Physical Chemistry, Klingelbergstrasse 80, 4056 Basel

List of Recipients

2018    Prof. Dr. David MacMillan (Princeton University)
2017    Prof. Dr. David Weitz (Harvard University)
2016    Prof. Dr. John Hartwig (University of California, Berkeley)
2015    Prof. Dr. Chad A. Mirkin (Northwestern University)
2014    Prof. Dr. Marye Anne Fox (University of California, San Diego)
2013    Prof. Dr. George M. Whitesides (Harvard University)