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2010 Nobel Laureate

Ei-ichi Negishi • 2010 Nobel Laureate

E-ichi Negishi

Herbert C. Brown Distinguished Professor Organic Chemistry & Teijin Limited
Director of the Negishi-Brown Institute 

Email: negishi@purdue.edu
Phone: 765-494-5301

Brown Laboratory of Chemistry
Purdue University
560 Oval Drive, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907-2084, USA

Ei-ichi Negishi was a researcher at Purdue University for more than forty years. In December 2010, he received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for developing metal-based reactions called palladium-catalyzed cross-coupling, that allow for easy and efficient synthesis of complex organic compounds. Dr. Negishi retired from Purdue in 2019.

Video clip of October 6, 2010 Nobel Announcement

Biography of Dr. Negishi (Larger Video)