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05/13/16

Karl-Ziegler-Guest Professorship of Prof. Erick M. Carreira, ETH Zurich, from June 7 to 9

Karl-Ziegler-Guest Professorship of Prof. Erick M. Carreira, ETH Zurich, from June 7 to 9

Professor Erick M. Carreira of the ETH Zürich will be Karl Ziegler Guest Professor at the Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung from Tuesday, 7th of June, until Thursday, 9th of June.

Prof. Erick M. Carreira is working in the fields of metal-organic chemistry, organic synthesis and medical chemistry. More

Vita

1963    born in Havanna, Kuba
1990    Ph.D., Chemisty, Harvard University, Cambridge
1991    Post-doctoral-Fellow, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena
1997    Professor of Chemistry, California Institute of Technology
1998    Professor, Department of Chemistry and Applied Biosciences, ETH Zürich
2011    Member of Competence Center for Systems Physiology and Metabolic Diseases, ETH
2012    ERC Advanced Grant
2013    American Chemical Society Award for Creative Work in Synthetic Organic Chemistry

The Karl Ziegler Guest Professorship is named after Karl Ziegler, former director of our institute and Nobel prize winner in 1963. Karl Ziegler’s wife Maria and his daughter Marianne initiated this event in 1978 in order to commemorate Karl Ziegler and to honour outstanding scientists.

Lectures of the Ziegler-Guest-Professorship 2016

June, 7:       10:00 a.m: “Surprises and Discoveries with Natural Products”, Grand Lecture Hall

June, 8:       5:00 p.m.: „Surprises and Discoveries with Small Molecules“, Grand Lecture Hall


June, 9:       10:00 a.m.: 2nd Workshop, Grand Lecture Hall