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The MIT Department of Chemistry is taking a leading role in discovering new chemical synthesis, catalysis, creating sustainable energy, theoretical and experimental understanding of chemistry, improving the environment, detecting and curing disease, developing materials new properties, and nanoscience.

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Boehringer Ingelheim Lecture in Organic Chemistry: Helma Wennemers (ETH Zurich) & Jonathan Reeves (Boehringer Ingelheim)

Wennemers lecture title: Bioinspired Asymmetric Catalysis Reeves lecture title: New Methodology Development on the Road to a Safe and Scalable Drug...

Thursday, September 06, 2018 at 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Organic Chemistry Seminar: Daniel Gryko (Institute of Organic Chemistry, Polish Academy of Sciences)

Lecture title: TBA Gryko website: For more information, contact Shannon Wagner (

Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Merck-Banyu Lecture in Organic Chemistry: Naoya Kumagai (Institute of Microbial Chemistry)

Lecture title: A New Frontier of Amide Chemistry For...

Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Novartis Lecture in Organic Chemistry: Sir Shankar Balasubramanian (University of Cambridge) & Novartis Scientist TBA

Balasubramanian lecture title TBA Novartis Scientist lecture title TBA For more information, contact Shannon Wagner (

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at 4:00pm to 6:00pm

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Mumtaz Ak441 Friday, January 26, 2018

Hello sir, my name is mumtaz ahmad and i am student of BS-Chemistry ... and i want to read your latest articals on chemistry field. can you please guide me.