The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2010 was awarded to Richard F. Heck, Ei-ichi Negishi, Akira Suzuki “for palladium-catalyzed cross couplings in organic synthesis”. And Ei-ichi Negishi is in the Department of Chemistry at our institute, i.e Purdue!

Richard F. Heck. Photo: University of Delaware, USA

Ei-ichi Negishi. Photo: Purdue University, USA

Akira Suzuki. Photo: Hokkaido University, Japan

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