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Sunday, March 26 | 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM ET
Indiana Convention Center, 500 Ballroom

All events are listed in Eastern Time (ET)

Professor Dave MacMillan

Chemistry at the Crossroads: The Development of Asymmetric Organocatalysis and Metallaphotoredox

Prof. Dave MacMillan
Nobel Prize in Chemistry (2021)


The Kavli Lecture Series

Supported by The Kavli Foundation

All events are listed in Eastern Time (ET).

The Kavli Foundation Emerging Leader in Chemistry Lecture

March 27 | 5:00 – 6:00 PM ET
Indiana Convention Center, 500 Ballroom

Professor Lydia Kisley

Seeing the Molecular World of Materials:
Single-Molecule Microscopy at the Crossroads of Chemistry

Prof. Lydia Kisley
Assistant Professor of Physics and Chemistry
Case Western Reserve University

The Fred Kavli Innovations in Chemistry Lecture

March 28 | 5:00 – 6:00 PM ET
Indiana Convention Center, 500 Ballroom

Professor Paula T. Hammond

Sticky Particles for Health and Healing

Prof. Paula T. Hammond
Institute Professor
Massachusetts Institute of Technology



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