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2014-01-21 16:21:23

She will accept CHF's top award at a dinner ceremony, the premier event of Heritage Day 2014 in Philadelphia. PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, chairman and managing director, Biocon Limited, will receive the 2014 Othmer Gold Medal at the Chemical Heritage Foundation on Thursday, May 15. The Othmer Gold Medal presentation will be the premier event of CHF's 13th annual Heritage Day. (Photo:...

2013-05-14 16:23:05

PHILADELPHIA, May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Carsten Reinhardt, professor of the history of science at Bielefeld University, Germany, will become president and CEO of the Chemical Heritage Foundation (CHF), effective August 1, 2013. He will succeed Thomas R. Tritton, who is retiring. Reinhardt was selected following a worldwide search for a leader with a great depth of experience in the history of science who could guide CHF to reach new audiences locally, nationally, and around...

2013-04-21 12:21:21

Award presented during keynote lunch at the 2013 BIO International Convention. CHICAGO and PHILADELPHIA, April 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Chemical Heritage Foundation (CHF) and the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) have selected George Rosenkranz as the winner of the 2013 Biotechnology Heritage Award. The award will be presented during a keynote lunch on Tuesday, April 23, at BIO's annual international convention, which begins tomorrow in Chicago. "George Rosenkranz...

2013-02-08 12:21:13

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Harry B. Gray, the Arnold O. Beckman Professor of Chemistry and the founding director of the Beckman Institute at the California Institute of Technology, will receive the 2013 Othmer Gold Medal at the Chemical Heritage Foundation on April 4. The Othmer Gold Medal presentation will be the premier event of CHF's 12th annual Heritage Day. "Harry Gray is not just a much-heralded pioneer in bioinorganic chemistry," said Thomas R. Tritton,...

2012-01-30 10:59:00

Chancellor of University of California, San Diego, will be honored during a day of awards at the Chemical Heritage Foundation on April 13 PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Marye Anne Fox, chancellor of the University of California, San Diego, will receive the 2012 Othmer Gold Medal at the Chemical Heritage Foundation (CHF) on April 13. The Othmer Gold Medal presentation will be the premier event of CHF's 11th annual Heritage Day. "Chemist, academic leader, and...

2011-11-01 11:01:00

Ridley speaks at Manhattan Club on Tuesday, November 15, 6 p.m., in the closing keynote address of Feeding the World Conference. Event is free. Registration is required. NEW YORK and PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Matt Ridley will present the keynote closing keynote address at a conference titled "Feeding the World." The conference is one of the Chemical Heritage Foundation's events celebrating the International Year of Chemistry (IYC 2011). The event begins at 1...

2010-12-16 16:00:00

Founder and Chairman Emeritus of Kyocera Corporation will be honored during a day of awards and honors at the Chemical Heritage Foundation PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kazuo Inamori, founder and chairman emeritus of Kyocera Corporation, will receive the 2011 Othmer Gold Medal at the Chemical Heritage Foundation (CHF) on April 8. The Othmer Gold Medal presentation will be the premier event of CHF's 10th annual Heritage Day. "Entrepreneur, inventor, management...

2010-12-11 00:00:57

Exhibit Opens February 4, Marking Opening Week of the International Year of Chemistry Philadelphia, PA (Vocus) December 9, 2010 Elemental Matters: Artists Imagine Chemistry, an exhibit of contemporary artists whose work explores the elements and the periodic table, will open on Friday, February 4, at the Chemical Heritage Foundation (CHF) in Philadelphia. The exhibit opening will cap a full week of activities marking the International Year of Chemistry (IYC 2011). Seven artists will have...

2010-12-01 00:19:36

Events Across City Planned to Engage Public in Value of Chemistry Philadelphia, PA (Vocus) November 30, 2010 The Chemical Heritage Foundation (CHF) http://www.chemheritage.org along with venues across the city will host the U.S. opening week of the United Nations International Year of Chemistry or IYC http://www.chemistry2011.org in America. The purpose of IYC is to celebrate the value and relevance of chemistry to the world and show the public about the importance of this science. "We...

2010-03-05 07:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chemical Heritage Foundation (CHF) at 315 Chestnut Street in Old City kicks off the spring of 2010 with a host of new programs, including the First Friday opening of its third temporary exhibit, Marvels and Ciphers, as well as a visit from celebrated British author Richard Holmes. Marvels and Ciphers, a new exhibit curated by CHF staffer Marge Gapp, will use photos, books, cartoons and artistic works from the museum archives to examine the...