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Professor Eric HellerEric Heller

Abbott and James Lawrence Professor of Chemistry

Professor of Physics

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Upcoming Events

Feb 02

Erick Carreira

4:15pm to 5:15pm


Pfizer Lecture Hall

Professor Erick Carreira, ETH Zurich. Versatile Iridium Catalysts for a Broad Range of Asymmetric Transformations .  Max Tishler Prize Lecture.

Feb 05

Cees Dekker

5:00pm to 6:00pm


Pfizer Lecture Hall

Professor Cees Dekker, Delft University of Technology; Kavli Institute of Nanoscience. Nanotechnology for biology,from single molecules towards synthetic cells.  R.B. Woodward Lectures in the Chemical Sciences, Harvard/MIT Physical Chemistry Seminar.

Feb 09

Pfizer Symposium

4:15pm to 6:15pm


Pfizer Lecture Hall

Pfizer Symposium. Professor Scott Denmark, University of Illinois. Lewis Base Activation of Lewis Acids: An Evolving Paradigm for Catalysis in Main Group Chemistry. Dr. Chris O'Donnell, Pfizer.  Applying Medicinal Chemistry Principles to the Discovery of Linkers, Payloads and Antibody Drug Conjugates for the Treatment of Cancer.

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Welcome to Harvard University’s Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology (CCB). We are proud to continue our department’s rich tradition of research and scholarship in the molecular sciences. Our research activities in CCB span the core disciplines of organic, inorganic, and physical chemistry and the interdisciplinary frontiers of the life and physical sciences.

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Farewell to Jerry Connors

Farewell to Jerry Connors

October 6, 2014

Associate Director of Laboratories Jerry Connors was feted at a retirement ceremony on September 12th, with three former CCB directors in attendance as well as current director Allen Aloise and colleagues from across the university. Jerry has been with CCB since 1966, when he came to work as a research assistant in the group of Frank Westheimer.

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