march, 2017

15marAll DayNelson J. Leonard Centennial Symposium

Event Details

The Nelson J. Leonard Lectureship has been a marquee event in the School of Chemical Sciences calendar since its inception in 1987, featuring luminaries in the breadth of the chemical sciences. In honor of Nelson’s 100th birthday, we will hold a full day symposium representing the absolute cutting edge of research in the chemistry and biology of nucleic acids, Nelson’s legacy.

The special symposium will feature Thomas Carell (LMU), Marvin H. Caruthers (Colorado), Thomas R. Cech (Colorado), Peter B. Dervan (Caltech), and Philip A. Sharp (MIT).

This one day special event promises to be an extraordinary celebration of an extraordinary individual.


All Day (Wednesday)


Alice Campbell Alumni Center

601 S. Lincoln Ave, Urbana


School of Chemical Sciences