Visit of Nobel Laureate Prof Jean Marie Lehn

December 18, 2017 all-day
iThemba LABS, Cape Town

Photo by: Martina Steiner – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0,

We are honoured to welcome Prof Jean-Marie Lehn, Nobel Laureate to iThemba LABS.

He will present a seminar, meet with the Management Team and postgraduates, and also visit the facilities.

Jean-Marie Lehn is a French chemist who received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry together with Donald Cram and Charles Pedersen in 1987 for his synthesis of cryptands.   Lehn was an early innovator in the field of supramolecular chemistry, i.e., the chemistry of host-guest molecular assemblies created by intermolecular interactions, and continues to innovate in this field. His group has published in excess of 900 peer-reviewed articles in chemistry literature.