LaMattina Family Graduate Fellowship in Chemical Synthesis
Dr. John LaMattina
Established in 2005-06 with a pledge of $1 million by John and Mary LaMattina, the LaMattina Family Fellowship in Chemical Synthesis, supports the graduate program through the provision of fellowships to doctoral students in the area of synthetic organic chemistry.
Dr. LaMattina, BS ’71, P’03 received his doctorate from the University of New Hampshire and spent two years as a National Institutes of Health postdoctoral fellow at Princeton University. He joined Pfizer in 1977 and held positions of increasing responsibility for Pfizer Central Research. He retired as senior vice president for worldwide development in 2007. Currently, he is a Senior Partner at PureTech Ventures.
Presently Dr. LaMattina is serving as an officer on the Boston College Board of Trustees. Among the many honors he has received during his career are the 1998 Boston College Alumni Award of Excellence in Science and the American Chemical Society’s Earle B. Barnes Award for Leadership in Chemical Research Management in 2010.
LaMattina Family Fellowship in Chemical Synthesis Recipients
2014 Hilan Kaplan, Fanke Meng, Zhiyong Yu
2013 Candice Joe, Rhana Kashif Khan, Victor Rendina, Christopher Schuster
2012 Jennifer Dabrowski, Scott Mlynarski and Xixi Sun
2011 Robert Ely, Andrew Wommack, Amanda Worthy and Miao Yu
2010 Robert O’Brien, David Moebius and Ping Zhang
2009 Laura Brozek, Thomas Lightburn, Jeannette O’Brien and Adil Zhigralin
2008 Tricia May, Joshua Sieber and Zhen You
2007 Heather E. Burks, Russell E. Giudici and Yu Zhao
2006 Manami Shizuka