Dillon Steele Public Lecture 2014: Brazilian Biodiversity, a Sophisticated Lab of Biologically Active Compounds: Tracing New Models for Medicinal Chemistry
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- The Dillon Steele Public Lecture is an annual public event that commemorates UQ’s Foundation Professor of Chemistry, Bertram Dillon Steele. This year, our speaker is Professor Vanderlan Bolzani, of Universidade Estaduai Paulista, Brazil.
Vanderlan da Silva Bolzani is full professor at São Paulo State University (UNESP). She is also Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (UK), a member of the Brazilian Academy of Science (ABC) and São Paulo Academy of Science (ACIESP), a Science Productivity CNPq Fellow level 1A, and has received several awards, including the 2014 CAPES-Elsevier Award for contributions to science in Brazil.
In 2011, Vanderlan was awarded a Distinguished Woman in Science Chemistry and Chemical Engineering from Amercian Chemical Society (ACS) and International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC). She is also a recipient of the Simão Mathias Medal (2011), the highest honor conferred by Brazilian Chemical Society.
The Dillon Steele Lecture
The Dillon Steele Lecture commemorates UQ’s Foundation Professor of Chemistry, Bertram Dillon Steele, one of the original four professors appointed to the University. Professor Steele was also the first president of the University’s Professorial Board (now known as the Academic Board) and chaired the Royal Commission on Prickly Pear, once an environmental scourge in Queensland. Read more: http://www.scmb.uq.edu.au/steele-lecture
Refreshments: 5.00pm on wards at the Abel Smith Foyer (Building 23)
Cost: This event is free
RSVP: Please register at http://ems.gs/3iGO0eyQEp by Wednesday 26 November, 9.00am
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