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Nobel Laureaute Speaks at 2014 Izatt-Christensen Lecture

Posted: Feb 12, 2014

Dr. Mario R. Capecchi spoke on gene targeting and disease modeling at the 2014 Izatt-Christensen Lecture on January 24. 

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Richard Zare Inspires BYU

Posted: Feb 14, 2012

The fifth annual Reed M. Izatt and James J. Christensen Lecture Series were given by Richard N. Zare on February 7 and 8. Zare is a renowned chemist who has had a long and successful career. He is currently a professor of chemistry at Stanford University.

Zare’s first lecture, written for a general audience and delivered in the Wilkinson Student Center, was boldly titled, “How to Be Successful.” As the recipient of numerous awards ...

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Respected Stanford Chemist to Speak in Provo

Posted: Jan 18, 2012

With a National Medal of Science, numerous scientific publications on everything from Martian meteorites to laser chemistry and more than thirty years at Stanford University, Richard N Zare has had a long and successful career. On Feb. 7, he will speak to the community and share his thoughts on how to be successful.

Zare will be visiting BYU to give two lectures as part of the annual Izatt-Christensen lecture. On Tuesday, Feb. 7, Zare will ...

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Dr. Robert Byron Bird to Present the Reed M. Izatt and James J. Christensen Lecture

Posted: Nov 04, 2010

Robert Byron Bird, Chemical Engineer and Professor Emeritus at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will present the Fourth Annual Reed M. Izatt and James J. Christensen Lecture on November 17 and 18, at Brigham Young University.

Dr. Bird will give a general seminar, “What makes scientists and discoverers tick?” in the Harold B. Lee Library auditorium (1060 HBLL) at 7 p.m. on November 17. The technical seminar, titled “An Introduction to the Kinetic Theory of ...

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Dr. George Whitesides, Reed M. Izatt and James J. Christensen Faculty Excellence in Research Award

Posted: Oct 16, 2009

Dr. George M. Whitesides of Harvard University will present the Reed M. Izatt & James J. Christensen lectures on Tuesday, Nov. 3, and Wednesday, Nov. 4. The lecture on Tuesday will be held at 7 p.m. in B092 of the JFSB. Wednesday's lecture will take place at 4 p.m. in room W140 of the Benson Science Building.

George M. Whitesides was born August 3, 1939 in Louisville, KY. He received an A.B ...

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