Ronald C. D. Breslow, Samuel Latham Mitchill Professor of Chemistry and University Professor, Columbia University, will be receiving the American Institute of Chemists (AIC) Gold Medal on Thursday, May 15, 2014, at the Chemical Heritage Foundation, 315 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia.
The Gold Medal is the AIC’s highest award. It recognizes service to the science of chemistry and to the profession of chemist or chemical engineer in the United States. Dr. Breslow will be honored for his important work in developing and synthesizing novel molecules, including his development of artificial enzymes, and for his contributions to chemistry through his role as a teacher and a mentor.
A reception will begin at 11:00 a.m., followed by a luncheon and award ceremony from 12:00 to2:00 p.m.
Business attire is suggested.
If you would like to attend the reception and luncheon as a guest of CHF, please reply to Nancy Vonada, manager of events and donor relations, at [email protected] or 215.873.8226, by May 9."