Chemistry Presents Dr. Bruce Roth

Thursday, October 24, 2013
12:45 PM - 2:00 PM
McLaren Conference Center 250 - Venue
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Events and Lectures
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Shymanski, Deidre Huberty
422-6157
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Chemistry

The Chemistry Department presents the Discoverer of Lipitor

Dr. Bruce D. Roth

October 24, 2013 | 12:45pm - 2:00pm | MCL 250


Chances are someone in your family is taking Lipitor. It is not a big surprise because Lipitor is the world’s best-selling drug, ever! Have you ever wondered how it was discovered? Dr. Bruce D. Roth will tell the story of Lipitor. He discovered and synthesized Lipitor himself in the 1980s while working at Parke-Davis in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He is now Vice President of Medicinal Chemistry at Genentech.

For more information, please contact, Jack Li (Chemistry) at jjli@usfca.edu.

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