Merck-Banyu Lectureship

The Merck-Banyu Award is sponsored and administered by Merck Research Laboratories, USA, and the Banyu Life Science Foundation International, Japan. It was established in 2004 with the aim of encouraging young scientists, and is bestowed to a prospective Japanese chemist under the age of 40, who has been involved in outstanding research activities in the field of synthetic organic chemistry. The awardee takes part in a lecture tour of overseas research institutes. Previous Merck-Banyu Lectureship award recipients include: 2018 Dr. Naoya Kumagai, Institute of Microbial Chemistry 2017 Dr. Tomoki Ogoshi, Kanazawa University 2016 Dr. Satoshi Maeda, Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Hokkaido University 2015 Dr. Jun Takaya, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology 2014 Dr. Daisuke Uraguchi, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Nagoya University, 2013 Dr. Mamoru Tobisu, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University 2012 Dr. Ryo Shintani, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo 2011 Dr. Shigeki Matsunaga, Professor, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Hokkaido University 2010 Dr. Yoshiaki Nakao, Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University 2009 Dr. Ken Ohmori, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology 2008 Dr. Kenichiro Itami, Professor, Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University 2007 Dr. Jun Terao, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University 2006 Dr. Motomu Kanai, Professor, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, The University of Tokyo 2005 Dr. Masayuki Inoue, Professor, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, The University of Tokyo

Upcoming Events

October
25
Date
Wednesday, October 25, 2023, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location:
Sapp Auditorium 111
Professor Kenzo Yamatsugu, Chiba UniversityProfessor Masakazu Nambo, Chiba UniversityHost: Noah Burns

Past Events

Date
Wednesday, October 26, 2022, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location:
Sapp Center Lecture Hall
Host: Noah Burns Dr.
Date
Wednesday, October 24, 2018, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Location:
Sapp Center Lecture Hall
Merck-Banyu Lectureship in Organic Chemistry: Dr.
Date
Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Location:
Sapp Center Lecture Hall
Merck-Banyu Lectureship in Organic Chemistry: Professor Tomoki Ogoshi (Host: Barry Trost) Synthesis of Pillar-Shaped Macrocyclic Compounds “Pillar[n]arenes” Providing Sup
Date
Wednesday, October 28, 2015, 4:30pm
Location:
Braun Lecture Hall
S.G. Mudd Building
Stanford University
"Heavier Group 14 Element-Based Pincer Type Complexes: New Catalysis for Efficient Transformations of Carbon Dioxide and Unsaturated Hydrocarbons" About the Seminar:
Date
Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 4:15pm
Location:
Braun Lecture Hall
S.G. Mudd Building
Stanford University
"Molecular design and applications of chiral organic ion pair catalysts featuring anion-controlling ability" About the Seminar Controlling anionic species by co