The Department of Chemical Engineering announces inaugural Distinguished Lecture

09/28/2015

David A. Tirrell, the Ross McCollum-William H. Corcoran Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering and director of the Beckman Institute at the California Institute of Technology, presented at the Department of Chemical Engineering’s inaugural Distinguished Lecture on September 29, 2015, at the Huck Life Sciences Building Berg Auditorium.

Tirrell’s lecture, “A Polymer Chemist’s Perspective on Protein Science and Engineering,” focused on the differences between synthetic proteins and polymers, and the developments that have been instituted to bridge the gap between the two.

The lecture aimed to bring together the materials science, chemistry, life science and engineering communities for an afternoon of learning and enrichment and was followed by an evening reception at the Nittany Lion Inn.

View photos from the event.

 

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David A. Tirrell, the Ross McCollum-William H. Corcoran Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering and director of the Beckman Institute at the California Institute of Technology

David A. Tirrell, the Ross McCollum-William H. Corcoran Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering and director of the Beckman Institute at the California Institute of Technology

 
 

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