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Inaugural Professorial Lecture: New Molecules from New Zealand: Natural products chemistry of trees, sponges and bees

Presented by Professor Nigel Perry, Department of Chemistry

Three stories illustrating discoveries in New Zealand natural products chemistry will be presented, from three stages of Professor Perry’s career:

  • The strange, stressed molecule laurenene from rimu trees, explaining the significance of the molecule on the refreshed Science I building
  • The antiviral mycalamide from a sponge in Otago Harbour
  • The neurotoxin tutin, hidden in one of our favourite foods
Date Tuesday, 9 May 2017
Time 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Audience Public
Event Category Sciences
Event Type Inaugural Professorial Lecture
CampusDunedin
DepartmentChemistry
LocationArchway 1 Lecture Theatre, Union St East
CostFree
Contact NameJenny Leyden
Contact Phone64 3 479 7534
Contact Emailjenny.leyden@otago.ac.nz

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