Prof. Itami has been selected as this year’s Paul G. Gassman Lecturer at University of Minnesota, USA! (https://cse.umn.edu/chem/gassman-lectureship-chemistry)
He will deliver three lectures entitled “Synthesis of carbon nanorings and carbon nanobelts” (March 14th, 2023), “Catalyst-enabled molecular nanocarbon synthesis” (March 15th, 2023), and “Toward molecular nanocarbon biology” (March 16th, 2023). He is the fourth Japanese chemists (previously, Koji Nakanishi, Tohru Fukuyama, Hisashi Yamamoto) receiving this recognition.
[Paul G. Gassman Lectureship in Chemistry] since 1994
Beak, R. Breslow, C. Casey, K. Houk, A. Meyers, J. Michl, J. Berson, F. Diederich, J. Gerit, S. Hanessian, K. Nakanishi, M. Paddon-Row, S.V. Ley, J. Meinwald, M. Platz, C.H. Wong, D. Poulter, M. Reetz, J. Talley, D. Curran, T. Fukuyama, P. Wender, D. Dougherty, L.E. Overman, S.E. Denmark, D.A. Evans, J. Stubbe, E.W. Meijer, B.K. Carpenter, B. Feringa, P.J. Stang, J.F. Stoddart, P. Chen, J. Frechet, G.C. Fu, J.F. Hartwig, P. Vollhardt, D. Singleton, I. Paterson, M. Doyle, H. Yamamoto, E. Anslyn, D. Blackmond, C. Hawker, E.M. Carreira, A. Hoveyda, M.G. Finn, T. Muir, S. Buchwald, S. Gellman, K. Müllen, M. Sanford, W. DeGrado, V. Aggarwal, Justin DuBois, K. Itami