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Honoring Ei-ichi Negishi

Ei-ichi Negishi

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2010
Nobel Co recipients Richard F. Heck, Akira Suzuki

Organic Chemist. Inventor of organozinc variant of the palladium catalyzed cross-coupling reaction. Read voraciously including "how to …" publications. Dreamt of Nobel half century prior to being awarded prize. Upon arriving in US and discovering Nobelists visiting UPenn, realized that being awarded the Nobel could happen to anybody including himself.

Honoring Ei-ichi Negishi

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Bronze bust of Purdue's Nobel laureate

Negishi unveiled. Purdue University. April 18, 2014.
Nobel laureate and Chemistry Prof. Ei-ichi Negishi's bronze bust was unveiled during a ceremony on 18 April 2014. The work of art will be installed near a similar bust from Negishi's mentor and fellow Nobel Prize winner, Herbert C. Brown.

Indiana Senate Honors Purdue's Nobel Prize Winner, Dr. Ei-ichi Negishi. Mar 14, 2011

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Name: Ei-ichi Negishi
Birth: 14 July 1935, Changchun, China
Institution: Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA
Award: "for palladium-catalyzed cross couplings in organic synthesis"
Subject: organic chemistry
Portion of cash: 1/3
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