Endowed Lecture Series

The Department is fortunate to be able to host two endowed distinguished lecture series that bring outstanding chemists to campus for two-day, two-lecture visits. Listed below are descriptions of these series and the speakers who have presented lectures under them.

The Camille and Henry Dreyfus Lectures

Our Dreyfus Lecture series, inaugurated in 1968 and made possible through funding from the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation, brings distinguished chemists in all areas of chemistry to Dartmouth.

  • 2012 - Sir Fraser Stoddart, Northwestern
  • 2010 - Peter Wolynes, UC - San Diego
  • 2010 - Charles P. Casey, Un. of Wisconsin
  • 2009 - Marye Anne Fox, UCSD
  • 2009 - Barry Sharpless, Scripps
  • 2008 - Timothy Lodge, Minnesota
  • 2006 - Jean-Marie Lehn, Strasbourg
  • 2004 - Richard Schrock, MIT
  • 2004 - Sylvia Ceyer, MIT
  • 2002 - Albert Eschenmoser, ETH
  • 2002 - Malcolm Green, Oxford
  • 2001 - Richard Saykally, UC Berkeley
  • 2000 - Kendall Houk, UCLA
  • 1999 - John Bercaw, CalTech
  • 1997 - Robert Bergman, UC Berkeley
  • 1996 - Jerrold Meinwald, Cornell
  • 1995 - Richard Smalley, Rice
  • 1994 - Robert Grubbs, CalTech
  • 1993 - John Rowlinson, Oxford
  • 1992 - Dudley Herschbach, Harvard
  • 1991 - Jacqueline Barton, CalTech
  • 1989 - Marye Anne Fox, Texas
  • 1989 - Barry Sharpless, MIT
  • 1987 - Peter Dervan, CalTech
  • 1986 - Henry Taube, Stanford
  • 1985 - Richard Zare, Stanford
  • 1985 - Roald Hoffman, Cornell
  • 1984 - John Waugh, MIT
  • 1983 - Nicholas Turro, Columbia
  • 1982 - Harry Gray, CalTech
  • 1981 - Melvin Calvin, UC Berkeley
  • 1980 - Roderick Clayton, Cornell
  • 1979 - John Pople, Carnegie-Mellon
  • 1978 - Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin, Oxford
  • 1977 - Ronald Breslow, Columbia
  • 1976 - Paul Flory, Stanford
  • 1974 - Carl Djerassi, Stanford
  • 1974 - Paul Bartlett, Harvard
  • 1973 - Percy Julian, Julian Research Institute
  • 1972 - E.Bright Wilson, Harvard
  • 1971 - Michael Kasha, Florida State
  • 1969 - Frank Westheimer, Harvard
  • 1968 - Anthony Turkevich, Chicago
  • 1967 - George Hammond, CalTech

 

The Robert M. and Martha W. Ross Lectures

Made possible by a generous endowment from Adjunct Professor Robert M. Ross, the Ross Lecture Series brings distinguished lecturers to Dartmouth primarily in the broad areas at the interface of chemistry and biology. Prior to 1998, this series was named The Dartmouth Lectures in Chemistry.

  • 2012 - Phillip Crews, Cal Santa Cruz
  • 2011 - Judith P. Klinman,UC-Berkeley
  • 2008 - Roy Vagelos, Merck (retired)
  • 2007 - Roger Y. Tsien, HHMI
  • 2006 - Robert Grubbs, CalTech
  • 2006 - Stephen J. Benkovic, Penn State
  • 2005 - Gregory L. Verdine, Harvard
  • 2004 - Stephen J. Lippard, MIT
  • 2003 - Dale Poulter, Utah
  • 2002 - Dale Boger, Scripps
  • 2001 - Joanne Stubbe, MIT
  • 2000 - Ralph Hirschman, Penn
  • 1999 - Christopher Walsh, Harvard
  • 1998 - Edward C. Taylor, Princeton
  • 1997 - Maurice Brookhart, UNC Chapel Hil
  • 1996 - William A. Klemperer, Harvard
  • 1995 - Eric N. Jacobsen, Harvard
  • 1994 - Bejamin Widom, Cornell
  • 1991 - Frank H. Westheimer, Harvard
  • 1991 - Ken A. Dill, UCSF
  • 1990 - Bruno H. Zimm, UC San Diego
  • 1989 - Richard V. Wolfenden, UNC Chapel Hill
  • 1989 - Gabor Somorjai, UC Berkeley
  • 1988 - Ralph F. Hirschmann, Penn
  • 1988 - Rudolph A. Marcus, Cal Tech
  • 1987 - Mark S. Wrighton, MIT
  • 1987 - Edward C. Taylor, Princeton
  • 1986 - Jack Halpern, Chicago