The Emanuel Merck lectureship was founded in 1992 by the University of Darmstadt and our company. With this lecture prize, both partners recognize globally renowned scientists who have made superb contributions to chemical and pharmaceutical research. Quite a few of the awardees were honored with a Nobel Prize.
With the Emanuel Merck lectureship, we want to offer the interested audience from universities, institutes, and companies, detailed insights into the forefront of scientific research in the fields of chemical sciences and pharmaceutical research.
This scientific award contributes to promote the scientific exchange with internationally recognized researchers. Moreover, this distinctive award intensifies our interactions with institutions of scientific excellence, and highlights the importance of science for our society.
With the name of Emanuel Merck (1794-1855) for the lecture series, we want to remember that more than 200 years ago he established many successful international research contacts.
List of previous awardees:
|2015||Prof. Paul T. Anastas||Yale University, New Haven|
|2013||Prof. Frances H. Arnold||California Institute of Technology, Pasadena|
|2011||Prof. Carolyn R. Bertozzi||University of California, Berkeley|
|2009||Prof. Axel Ullrich||Max-Planck-Institut für Biochemie, Martinsried|
|2007||Prof. Sir Harold W. Kroto||University of Sussex, Brighton|
|2005||Prof. George M. Whitesides||Harvard University Cambridge|
|2003||Prof. Samuel J. Danishefsky||Columbia University, New York|
|2000||Prof. Stuart Schreiber||Harvard University, Cambridge|
|1998||Prof. Jean-Pierre Changeux||Institut Pasteur, Paris|
|1996||Prof. Manfred Eigen||MPI Göttingen|
|1995||Prof. Jean-Marie Lehn||University of Straßburg|
|1994||Prof. Kenneth Wade||University of Durham|
|1993||Prof. Albert Eschenmoser||ETH Zürich|