Vol 10. Issue 11 / March 29, 2010


Julius Rebek Made Honorary Member of the University of Bonn Faculty
Julius Rebek, Jr., professor at The Scripps Research Institute and director of its Skaggs Institute for Chemical Biology, has been made an honorary member of the faculty of the Department of Mathematics and Natural Sciences of the University of Bonn, Germany.

"It is an honor to acknowledge your outstanding merits in the fields of supra-molecular and bioorganic chemistry, and your dedication in promoting your researchers and scientists," writes University of Bonn Professor and Dean U.-G. Meibner. "In particular we should like to emphasize your long and beneficial collaboration with the Chemistry Department of our faculty."

For more information on Rebek, whose research focuses on basic questions of molecular recognition, self-assembly, catalysis, and complementarity by designing novel organic molecular nanocapsules and synthetic receptors, see his faculty web page and the Rebek lab website.

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