In this interview Carl Djerassi begins with his early years in Vienna and Bulgaria, including his schooling at the American College in Sofia. This is followed by his immigration to the United States, with special…
- Interviewee Djerassi, Carl
- Interviewer Thackray, Arnold, 1939- and Sturchio, Jeffrey L.
- Subject Syntex Corporation, Chemistry, Organic, Djerassi, Carl, Cetus Corporation, Zoecon Corporation, Chemists, Wayne State University, Steroids, Ciba Pharmaceutical Company, Chemists--Biography, Stanford University, and Chemistry
Portrait of Percy Lavon Julian (1899-1975), African American research chemist and pioneer in the chemical synthesis of medicinal drugs from plants.
Percy Lavon Julian was born in Montgomery, Alabama on April 11, 1899…
English postage stamp commemorating Derek Barton's 1969 Nobel Prize in Chemistry and the 100th anniversary of the Royal Institute of Chemistry
While celebrating its centenary in 1977, the Royal Institute of Chemistry of Great Britain shared honors with English Nobel Prize winners in chemistry and physics. This stamp commemorates Derek Barton's receipt of the…