The Robbins Lecture Series
Robert Langer, the David H. Koch Institute Professor Massachusetts Institute of Technology
The Pomona College Chemistry Department Presents
The 52nd Robbins Lecture Series
"Biomaterials and How They Will Change Our Lives"
March 3-4, 2014
Professor Robert Langer
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Robert Langer is the David H. Koch Institute Professor at MIT. (There are 11 Institute Professors at MIT; being an Institute Professor is the highest honor that can be awarded to a faculty member.) He has written more than 1,200 articles. He also has 815 issued and pending patents worldwide. His many awards include the United States National Medal of Science, the United States National Medal of Technology and Innovation, the Charles Stark Draper Prize (considered the engineering Nobel Prize), Albany Medical Center Prize (largest U.S. medical prize), the Wolf Prize for Chemistry and the Lemelson-MIT prize, for being "one of history's most prolific inventors in medicine." Langer is one of the very few individuals ever elected to the Institute of Medicine, the National Academy of Engineering and the National Academy of Sciences.
The 2014 Robbins Lecture Series is the 52nd in the series established by Mr. Fred Robbins to bring to Pomona College distinguished chemists to discuss their current research.
Monday, March 3, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.
Biomaterials and Biotechnology: From the Discovery of Angiogenesis Inhibitors for Treating Cancer to the Development of Drug Delivery Systems
Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at 11:00 a.m.
Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at 4:30 p.m.
Creating and Implementing Breakthrough Technologies
The lecture series will be held at:
Seaver North Auditorium
645 N. College Avenue
(The cross streets are College Avenue & 7th Street)
All lectures are free and open to the public.