Scientist Reaps High Honors

Harvard professor honored for pioneering work in chemistry at Welch award dinner

Harvard prof honored for pioneering work in chemistry at Welch dinner

Welch Foundation banquet Debbie Robbins, Robert Robbins, Beth Robertson
Debbie Robbins, Robert Robbins, Beth Robertson. Photo by Kaye Marvins Photography
Welch Foundation banquet Steve Harrison and Donna Nelson
Steve Harrison, Donna Nelson. Photo by Kaye Marvins Photography
Welch Foundation banquet Steve McKnight, Phyllis McKnight
Steve McKnight, Phyllis McKnight. Photo by Kaye Marvins Photography
Welch Foundation banquet Christy Landes, Stephan Link
Christy Landes, Stephan Link. Photo by Kaye Marvins Photography
Welch Foundation banquet Titia de Lange, Kim Orth, Joe Goldstein
Titia de Lange, Kim Orth, Joe Goldstein. Photo by Kaye Marvins Photography
Welch Foundation banquet Molly Crownover, Jim Crownover
Molly Crownover, Jim Crownover. Photo by Kaye Marvins Photography
Welch Foundation banquet Janiece Longoria, Steve Lasher, Dancie Ware
Janiece Longoria, Steve Lasher, Dancie Ware. Photo by Kaye Marvins Photography
Welch Foundation banquet Debbie Robbins, Robert Robbins, Beth Robertson
Welch Foundation banquet Steve Harrison and Donna Nelson
Welch Foundation banquet Steve McKnight, Phyllis McKnight
Welch Foundation banquet Christy Landes, Stephan Link
Welch Foundation banquet Titia de Lange, Kim Orth, Joe Goldstein
Welch Foundation banquet Molly Crownover, Jim Crownover
Welch Foundation banquet Janiece Longoria, Steve Lasher, Dancie Ware

What: The Welch Foundation award dinner.

Where: The Hilton Post Oak.

The scoop: Professor and researcher Stephen Harrison of the Harvard Medical School was presented the 2015 Welch Award in Chemistry for his pioneering work in creating molecular maps that facilitate the investigation of biological functions. Foundation chair Beth Robertson made the presentation before a gathering of 350.

Key guests attending the black-tie evening were Nobel Laureate and Welch Scientific Advisory Board member Joe Goldstein and American Chemical Society president-elect Donna Nelson.

Who: Debbie and Dr. Robert Robbins, Janiece Longoria and Steve Lasher, Phyllis and Steve McKnight, Christy Landes, Kim Orth, Dancie Ware, Titia de Lange, Stephan Link and Molly and Jim Crownover.

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