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Lecture by Nobel Laureate Dr. Akira Suzuki


On Friday, March 21, the Consulate General of Japan and UBC Department of Chemistry hosted a lecture by Nobel Laureate Dr. Akira Suzuki, Professor Emeritus of  Hokkaido University.  The event was part of the Consulate General of Japan’s 125th Anniversary celebrations.
Dr. Suzuki specializes in cross-coupling reactions and was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2010. The lecture focused on cross-coupling reactions of organoboranes. Approximately two-hundred forty people attended the event. The audience consisted mainly of academics, researchers and students.

(During Lecture)                    

(Dr. Suzuki giving a lecture)

(Greetings by Consul General Okada)        

(From left: C.G. Okada, Pro. Mike Fryzuk (Department Head), Dr. Suzuki, Associate Prof. Jennifer Love)



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