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Nobel laureate to open chemistry conference Thursday

Published Jan 19, 2010

Texas A&M at Qatar next week will host chemistry scholars from several countries for the QAFCO-Texas A&M at Qatar Chemistry Conference 2010.

Sponsored by Qatar Fertiliser Company, the conference will convene Thursday, 21 Jan., in the Texas A&M Engineering Building. Dr. Robert Grubbs, the Victor and Elizabeth Atkins Professor of Chemistry at the California Institute of Technology and a 2005 Nobel laureate in chemistry, will deliver the keynote address, "The synthesis of large and small molecules using olefin metathesis catalysts." For information contact Hala El-Dakak: