Derek Tan: Vincent du Vigneaud Symposium 2006

The du Vigneaud Symposium is an annual highlight, featuring posters and oral presentations by students in the Cornell/Sloan Kettering graduate program. The symposium is named in honor of Vincent du Vigneaud, Professor and Head of the Biochemistry Department at Cornell Medical College from 1938-1967, and recipient of the 1955 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

At the 2006 symposium, Justin Potuzak presented his work on the diversity-oriented synthesis of spiroketals, garnering him a 2006 Vincent du Vigneaud Prize for best oral presentation.

Potuzak Seminar, diversity oriented synthesis, rational drug design, and chemical biology research Justin Potuzak presents his work on spiroketal diversity-oriented synthesis at the 2006 Vincent du Vigneaud Symposium. Potuzak Hajjar, diversity oriented synthesis, rational drug design, and chemical biology research Justin receives the 2006 Vincent du Vigneaud Prize for best oral presentation from Dean David P. Hajjar.