Paul Wender
Paul Wender
Bergstrom Professor of Chemistry
Professor, Chemical and Systems Biology
Stanford University
Stanford, California

Sep. 13, 2013

Chemistry Research Roundup

A look at highlights from this week’s American Chemical Society conference.

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