Camille & Henry Dreyfus Lectureship

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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.

Program

The Department of Chemistry of the University of Basel and the Camille & Henry Dreyfus Foundation are pleased to announce the Camille & Henry Dreyfus Lectures 2020 by Nobel laureate Prof. Dr. Roald Hoffmann (Cornell University).

5th May 2022
Lecture "Chemistry in Art, Art in Chemistry, and the spiritual grounds they share" and award ceremony
17.00 h, Large Lecture Hall, Organic Chemistry, St. Johanns-Ring 19, 4056 Basel
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6th May 2022
World premiere of the melodrama/opera “Alchemy"
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Sponsored by the NCCR Molecular Systems Engineering.

9th May 2022
Lecture "All the ways to have a bond"
16.45 h, Large Lecture Hall, Organic Chemistry, St. Johanns-Ring 19, 4056 Basel
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List of Recipients

2019    Prof. Dr. Emily A. Carter (University of California, Los Angeles and Princeton University)
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)