PRESSunday, 10 September 2006

1:00 PM-5:00 PM Moscone Center -- Room 306, Oral
Presidential Session Honoring Carl Djerassi for His Contributions to the Chemical Sciences, the Arts, and the Humanities
Organizer:Frank Walworth
1:00 PMIntroductory Remarks: E. A. Nalley, President ACS
1:05 PMIntroductory Remarks. R. N. Zare, Marguerite Blake Wilbur Professor in Natural Science and Chair, Department of Chemistry, Stanford University
1:10 PMIntroductory Remarks. B. Z. Shakhashiri, Professor of Chemistry and the William T. Evjue Distinguished Chair of the Wisconsin Idea, Director, Initiative for Science Literacy, Department of Chemistry, University of Wisconsin-Madison
1:15 PMA new NMR-based approach to natural products discovery
Frank C. Schroeder
1:40 PMPaper MCMLXI. Organic mass spectrometry: a new era in natural products research
Catherine Feneslau
2:05 PMCarl and natural products, including me
Koji Nakanishi
2:30 PMGendered innovations in the sciences
Londa Schiebinger
2:55 PMIntermission
3:05 PMScience-in-fiction: Carl Djerassi's literary subversion of the sciences
Walter Gruenzweig
3:30 PMAll the ways there are of reaching out
Roald Hoffmann
3:55 PMCommentary and staged rehearsed reading from "PHALLACY" with actors from the American Conservatory Theatre
Carl Djerassi
4:35 PMDiscussion

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The 232nd ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, September 10-14, 2006