Navigation Links
Stanford Professor Barry M. Trost Visits WuXi PharmaTech and Gives Two Seminars
Date:5/21/2008

SHANGHAI, China, May 21 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- WuXi PharmaTech (NYSE: WX), a leading pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device research and development outsourcing company with operations in China and the United States, is proud to announce that the distinguished Stanford University Professor Barry M. Trost ( http://www.stanford.edu/group/bmtrost/ ) has visited WuXi PharmaTech and given two seminars on May 19 and 20.

(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20040705/CNM002LOGO )

Dr. Barry M. Trost, Tamaki Professor of Humanities and Sciences in the chemistry department at Stanford University, is a world renowned organic chemist and a fellow of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences. Professor Barry M. Trost's professional interests include asymmetric allylic alkylation and efficient enantioselective synthesis. He has made great contributions to the modern synthetic organic chemistry and green chemistry. Many widely used chemistry reactions, such as the Trost asymmetric allylic alkylation, Tsuji-Trost reaction and the Trost ligand, are named after him.

Professor Trost studied at the University of Pennsylvania and received his Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1965. He was a professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison from 1965 until his appointment to Stanford University in 1987. Professor Trost has more than 820 scientific publications, over 320 lectures at various national and international meetings, and over 40 worldwide awards and honors.

As another luminary speaker of WuXi PharmaTech Science Seminar Series, Professor Trost gave the WuXi scientists two lectures titled "New Synthetic Strategies to Bioactive Products" and "On Inventing Reactions for Atom Economy." Professor Trost captivated the audience from beginning to end during the lectures and answered questions from the packed crowd.

"This is my first time to give a lecture to a pharmaceutical service company in China. I am very impressed by WuXi's Science Seminar Series program as well as the research capability and scientific acumen of WuXi's young scientists. Talents are absolutely the key to success for any business, especially for WuXi which provides high quality research and development services to global life science companies," commented Professor Barry M. Trost.

"We are very privileged to have Dr. Trost share his brilliant expertise with our young scientists," commented Dr. Ge Li, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of WuXi PharmaTech. "As we broaden our R&D service scope our success very much depends on the quality of our scientists. Investing in people is and will continue to be one of our top strategies."

About WuXi PharmaTech

WuXi PharmaTech is a leading pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device R&D outsourcing company, with operations in China and the United States. As a research-driven and customer-focused company, WuXi PharmaTech provides pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies a broad and integrated portfolio of laboratory and manufacturing services throughout the drug and medical device R&D process. WuXi PharmaTech's services are designed to assist its global partners in shortening the cycle and lowering the cost of drug and medical device R&D. For more information, please visit: http://www.wuxipharmatech.com .

For more information, please contact:

Sherry Shao

Tel: +86-21-5046-4002

Email: pr@pharmatechs.com


'/>"/>
SOURCE WuXi PharmaTech
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Vital Images Showcases the ViTAL Enterprise Solution at Stanford Universitys 6th Annual Face-Off
2. Brooks Brothers CEO at St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital(R) To Announce Partnership With Stanford St. Jude Championship
3. Stanford researchers synthesize compound to flush HIV out of hiding
4. High blood pressure still sneaking past doctors, Stanford study shows
5. Inaugural Stanford International Pro-Am Winner A Remarkable Story in Determination And the Powerful Impact of St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital
6. Defending Champion Woody Austin Helps Memphis Kick-off Countdown to 2008 Stanford St. Jude Championship
7. Stanford University School of Medicine to Address Improving Network Security and Management at EDUCAUSE Western Regional Conference 2008 Using Lancopes StealthWatch System for Network Behavior Analysis
8. YoNaturals to Install Healthy Vending Machines at Stanford University
9. Stanford researchers unmask proteins in telomerase, a substance that enables cancer
10. Cancer detected earlier, faster, with new medical imaging, Stanford study finds
11. Stanford biologist awarded 2008 Sophie Prize in Norway
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/24/2016)... NY (PRWEB) , ... May 24, 2016 , ... Growing ... this growing trend, more gluten-free products are available and easily accessible. Whether someone chooses ... want to cater to a certain diet, King Kullen Grocery stocks their shelves with ...
(Date:5/24/2016)... ... May 24, 2016 , ... The number of health ... or 10% over last year, according to data in the forthcoming AIS’s Directory ... comparatively stable, with a slight decrease in risk-based groups and a slight increase ...
(Date:5/24/2016)... CA (PRWEB) , ... May 24, 2016 , ... As ... performed the first penis transplant in the United States . The 64-year-old patient ... with penile cancer. The transplant could restore not only a natural appearance, but also ...
(Date:5/24/2016)... ... ... In light of recent heavy flooding in Houston, Texas, Pelican Water Systems is ... Houston area. , Heavy floodwaters have led to destroyed waterways and flooded reservoirs. The ... even be aware of the contamination of their water supply and thus, may be ...
(Date:5/24/2016)... ... May 24, 2016 , ... Aloria Health Announces ... Begin In June , Aloria Health, specializing in a re-imagined, client-oriented approach to ... Milwaukee, its first treatment facility for outpatient, day treatment and residential care. Aloria ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/24/2016)... May 24, 2016 ... , la première endoprothèse à double ... à l,intervention portant sur les membres inférieurs ... OrbusNeich, entreprise mondiale spécialisée dans la ... la vie, a élargi son portefeuille pour ...
(Date:5/23/2016)... , May 23, 2016 ... Handling Equipment Market by Product (Wheelchair, Scooters, Medical ... (Bariatric Care, Critical Care, Wound), Accessories (Lifting, Transfer) ... to 2021", published by MarketsandMarkets, the patient handling ... Billion by 2021 at a CAGR of 10.5% ...
(Date:5/23/2016)... 23, 2016 According to ... Development, Growth and Demand Forecast to 2022 - ... by Application (Drug Discovery and Development, Proteomics, Clinical ... Life Science and Biotechnology, Academic and Research Institute, ... the global mass spectrometry market was ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: